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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Spark After Dark

6 July, 2023 - 16 July, 2023

Spark After Dark Ipswich

When the sun goes down, SPARK AFTER DARK comes to life in Ipswich from Thursday 6 – Sunday 16 July 2023 showcasing projections, light activations, music and performances. Gather your family and friends and explore deLight and pixel on foot or enjoy live music performances and experiences from a local venue.

Ipswich Civic Centre
7 July Mel Buttle – LIVE
7 July Estampa
8 July Laura Frank
9 July Reflectiv, Songs for Stillness
16 July Common People Dance Eisteddfod

6 July Karaoke
8 July Group Songwriting for Mental Health
8 July Disco Diva Drag Show
12 July Open Mic Night
13 July Reptrillion Culture Club
13 July Karaoke
14 July The Storming of Banshees Bar
15 July Falling in Slow Motion – From Concept to Mini-Series
15 July Daylight Ghosts, Sarah Stockholm, Ghost Mutt
16 July Life Drawing
16 July Ipswich Live & Local

Studio 188
8 July Ipswich has Comic Talent
15 July Eddie Ray: Silence of the Jams

Ipswich Art Gallery
7 July In Conversation: Dylan Sarra

Event Details

  • Thursday 6 – Sunday 16 July 2023, 6pm-9pm
  • Various locations across Ipswich
  • FREE
  • To view the full SPARK Ipswich festival program, head to SPARKipswich.com.au
  • Follow @ipswichfestivals Facebook and Instagram for the latest festival updates.


6 July, 2023
16 July, 2023


Ipswich City Council
(07) 3810 6666
View Organiser Website