What’s On in Brisbane for Families

Families Magazine shares what’s on for families with kids of all ages across Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba. In our ‘What’s On’ in Brisbane this weekend for families calendar you will find our team’s suggestions for weekday, weekend, night-time and school holiday events and activities. All our suggestions suit families and are kid friendly.

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Queensland Games Festival & Workshops | New Farm

22 June @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Queensland Games Festival

The Queensland Games Festival exhibition presents locally made games – all presented by their creators and studios. From VR to table-top, PC and console, and mobile. Come and play and meet the developers.

The exhibition is free public entry and open all day from 10.00am – 5.00pm.

Get to know the people who make the games as they share their stories, ideas and ambitions and chat about the process of game development.

A Game Dev Hot Seat will be running on-stage throughout the day presented by local 4ZZZ radio show Zed Games.

Free public event – all welcome!


Gameloft Studios Brisbane present “Gameloft Creative Kids”
Join Gameloft Brisbane’s very own Gamelofters in the Graffiti Room for creative hands-on activities created by the studio’s Art team for kids of all ages. Meet and chat with the artists behind the multi-award-winning titles; My Little Pony: Mane Merge and The Oregon Trail.

All Ages, Free workshop
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm


Local Games Industry legends present “So you have an idea for a game … no what?!
This workshop is designed for High School students (Aged 13-17) who are considering careers in the games industry. This workshop will give valuable insights from game industry veterans on the creation of new ideas and how they are pitched.

Times: 12.30pm – 2pm + 2.30pm – 4pm


22 June
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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