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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The Pet Show | Bowen Hills

1 July, 2023 - 2 July, 2023

The Pet Show

Looking for the perfect pet for your family? The Pet Show is the first national show celebrating all things pets and it’s coming to Brisbane Showgrounds from 1-2 July 2023. There will be education, entertainment, and products for all dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles and small animals.

The Pet Show, is divided into dedicated towns. Choose to follow the roads & wander the entire event or utilise the directional signage to head directly to the pet type or attraction that you love the most, discovering the rest of the show later and making it a great day out for everyone. We can’t wait to visit Cat Town, Dog Town and more!

Head along to Kids Town where you’ll find pet themed face painting, Bluey and Bingo craft activities plus a live show, the Pet Pack Treasure Hunt and Future Vet Kids Camp Veterinary Activity Maze. Family fun for the whole day!

  • Saturday, 1st July 2023, 10am – 4pm & Sunday, 2nd July 2023, 10am – 4pm
  • Brisbane Showgrounds
  • Adult: $18 | Child (3-17 Years): $10 | Family ( 2A + 2C): $60 | Pensioner: $15 | Children under 3: FREE.
  • Tickets are on sale now at The Pet Show website.


1 July, 2023
2 July, 2023


The Pet Show
(08) 8242 8400
View Organiser Website


Brisbane Showgrounds
Bowen Hills, Qld 4006 Australia + Google Map