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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West End Christmas Twilight Markets

1 December, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

West End Christmas Twilight Markets

Sleigh what?! The West End Christmas Twilight Markets are back for another night of festive fun on Friday 1st December 2023, because Christmas is always a Claus for celebration!

From 4pm ’til 10pm sling your way through gourmet eats and drinks, stuffing your Christmas stockings with unique, handmade gifts, shimmy to live music and tire the kids out with elf-approved fun!

  • Over 180 unique, artisan, handmade gifts – fashion, homewares, jewellery, Christmas and in-season products
  • 2 Live music stages and Roving Entertainment
  • Westoria are slinging summer cocktails and local craft brews right through the night
  • Brissy’s best gourmet and artisan food vendors, food trucks and street eats (hello Christmas fare!)
  • Spectacular Christmas Cheer and Decorations
  • Amazing Live Entertainment
  • Snaps with Santa (no resting Grinch faces allowed)
  • Jumping Castle, stiltwalkers, face painter and more (look out for Santa!)
  • Keep up to date with this event HERE.

What else is on this Christmas in Brisbane?

Find out what else is on this Christmas in Brisbane here.

We’ve got your comprehensive list of where to see the BEST Christmas lights in Brisbane here.

Wanting to head out to some festive Christmas Markets? We’ll tell you where you can buy the ultimate gifts for your loved ones this Christmas from your local community markets!

If you’re ready to belt out a few carols at one of Brisbane’s many Christmas Carol events read this article.


1 December, 2023
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Davies Park
277 Montague Road
West End, Queensland 4101 Australia
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