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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Toowoomba Royal Show

18 April - 20 April

Fun at the Toowoomba Show

The Toowoomba Royal Show is a fun-filled event that brings joy to families and friends every year. It’s a celebration of agriculture, entertainment, and community spirit! In 2024, the event will run from the 18th – 20th April at the Toowoomba Showgrounds.

There’s the incredible showcase of agricultural excellence. You’ll marvel at the impressive displays of livestock, from cuddly bunnies to majestic horses and everything in between. It’s a fantastic opportunity for kids to learn about farm animals and rural life firsthand.

But the fun doesn’t stop there! The Toowoomba Royal Show is packed with thrilling rides that will make your heart race and your stomach flip. Whether you’re a fan of dizzying spinners or classic Ferris wheels, there’s a ride for every adrenaline-seeker.

And let’s not forget about the delicious food! Indulge in all your favorite fair treats, from hot dogs and popcorn to fresh lemonade and homemade pies. Plus, there are plenty of food stalls offering a diverse range of culinary delights to satisfy every craving.

But perhaps the best part of the Toowoomba Royal Show is the sense of community it fosters. It’s a time for neighbors to come together, share stories, and celebrate the rich heritage of the region. From entertaining live performances to educational exhibits, there’s always something exciting happening around every corner.

So gather your family and friends and make unforgettable memories at the Toowoomba Royal Show. Find out more about this event HERE.


18 April
20 April
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Toowoomba Showgrounds
Glenvale Road
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia
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