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 Queensland Reptile Exhibition | Bowen Hills

2 March - 3 March

The Queensland Reptile Exhibition
Calling all reptile lovers! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure at the 2024 Queensland Reptile Exhibition, coming to Brisbane from 2-3 March 2024.
Whether you’re a curious newbie or an advanced reptile addict, this event is tailor-made for you! From slithering snakes to majestic lizards, this event has got something for every reptile enthusiast out there. 
Step into the mesmerising world of reptiles at the John Reid Pavilion, where you’ll witness jaw-dropping displays, interactive exhibits, and mind-blowing demonstrations. 🤩
Engage in educational talks and workshops led by reptile experts who will share fascinating insights about these incredible creatures. Learn about their habitats, feeding habits, and unique behaviors. 
Capture Instagram-worthy moments with the friendly reptiles! From posing with a python to getting up close and personal with a bearded dragon, this is your chance to snap some truly unforgettable selfies. 
Bring the whole family along for a day filled with excitement and discovery. Kids will have a blast at the dedicated children’s area, where they can enjoy face painting, games, and even hold some of the friendliest reptiles under expert supervision. 
Explore a wide range of reptile-themed merchandise, accessories, and supplies at the marketplace. From stunning terrariums to unique clothing, you’ll find everything you need to create the perfect reptile haven at home. 
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the captivating world of reptiles! 
  • 2- 3 March 2024
  • 9am – 4pm Saturday and Sunday
  • John Reid Pavillion – RNA Showgrounds
  • Tickets: Adult – $22.49, Child (6-15 years) – $6.61, Family ticket ( 2A & 2C) – $33.08
  • Book your tickets here.


RNA Showgrounds
600 Gregory Terrace
Bowen Hills, Queensland 4006 Australia
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