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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Scaredy House | West End

19 June @ 8:00 am - 29 June @ 5:00 pm

Scaredy House West End

Something is going bump in the night – but this time it could be you!

Set to send shivers down your spine and spark imaginations, this fun theatrical experience invites young audiences to unlock the mysteries of the Scaredy House and confront fears they never knew they had.

Just in time for the school holidays, this kid-friendly show is perfect for 8- 12 year-olds and combines elements of Goosebumps and Minecraft with an existential twist.

You can expect to be challenged, engaged and thoroughly entertained as you navigate this immersive theatrical adventure.

Artist Talk: As part of the experience, Metro Arts is hosting a free post-show artist talk on Thursday, June 27th, 6:30pm, providing audiences with the opportunity to delve deeper into the creative process behind Scaredy House.

Workshop: Not ready to leave the Scaredy House yet? Join the school holiday workshop for 8-12 year olds! Learn shadow puppetry with Counterpilot and create your own mini ghost story. Perfect for young makers who love spooky tales!


Wednesday 19 Jun 2024, 6:30pm Preview
Thursday 20 Jun 2024, 6:30pm Preview
Friday 21 Jun 2024, 6:30pm
Saturday 22 Jun 2024, 1:00pm
Saturday 22 Jun 2024, 2:30pm Workshop
Saturday 22 Jun 2024, 6:30pm
Wednesday 26 Jun 2024, 6:30pm
Thursday 27 Jun 2024, 6:30pm + Artist Talk
Friday 28 Jun 2024, 6:30pm
Saturday 29 Jun 2024, 1:00pm
Saturday 29 Jun 2024, 2:30pm Workshop
Saturday 29 Jun 2024, 6:30pm

To book your tickets, click here.


19 June @ 8:00 am
29 June @ 5:00 pm
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Metro Arts
2 Edward St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
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