Fireworks in Brisbane | Family friendly events that kids love!
Where are the Best Fireworks in Brisbane?
The only thing better than watching fireworks, is watching it with your Brisbane family! We’ve searched high and low and found all the fireworks displays in Brisbane for you and your family. There are LOTS of family-friendly events here and you can plan ahead, because we have listed them on a month by month basis. If we have missed any, let us know below in comments.
New Years Eve Fireworks 2021-2022
The Lord Mayor’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks | South Bank
Celebrate the end of 2021 with The Lord Mayor’s NYE Fireworks, lighting up the river at South Bank for the city’s official New Year’s Eve celebration.
Join the family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands with free firework displays and food vendors. The most important element is the spectacular firework displays that are in store. There’s a family-friendly session at 8:30pm for those who like an early night, and another at midnight for late-night revelers. Both sets of fireworks will feature 10 minutes of amazing colours and an awesome soundtrack. Find out more here.
Fireworks at Westfield Chermside
Celebrate the year that was and bring in the New Year with a night of fireworks, food and family fun at Westfield Chermside. Enjoy a night of free fun with roaming entertainment and a DJ in the level 2 dining precinct with fireworks from 8pm.
- Where: Westfield Chermside, Cnr Gympie & Hamilton Rds, Chermside
- Time: 5pm – 10pm
- Find out more here.
New Years at Bulimba Golf Club | Bulimba
- Where: Bulimba Golf Club
- Time: 6pm – Midnight
- Find out more here.
New Year’s Eve at the pier | Eagle Street Pier
Looking for epic fireworks to watch this New Year’s Eve? Head to one of Eagle Street Pier’s restaurants and watch the midnight fireworks pop right in front of you, while you eat delicious food and enjoy toasting the arrival of 2022 with champagne. Find out more here.
New Years Eve Party | Redcliffe
End 2021 with a double BANG at the Redcliffe Markets New Years Eve Party! With TWO spectacular fireworks displays. From 5pm ‘til 10pm you’ll be able to meander amongst a pop-up market wonderland brimming with treasures and trinkets, gourmet street food and plenty of free entertainment for little kids and big kids alike. Featuring the very best of SE Qld’s gourmet market eats – rest assured there’ll be no shortage of treats!
- Where: Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe
- Time: 5pm-10pm
- Find out more here.
New Years at Carina Leagues Club | Carina
- Where: Carina Leagues Club, 1390 Creek Road, Carina
- Time: 5.30pm – 10pm
- Find out more here.
New Year’s Eve at Sandstone Point Hotel | Sandstone Point
- Where: Sandstone Point Hotel, 100 Bribie Island, Sandstone Point.
- Time: 2pm-midnight.
- Find out more here.
When In Rome NYE 2021 | Eight Mile Plains
- Where: The Glen Hotel, 24 Gaskell Street, Eight Mile Plains
- Time: 5pm – 9pm
- Find out more here.
Ipswich NYE Fireworks | Ripley, Rosewood, Ipswich Central & Springfield Central
Look to the skies around Ipswich on Friday 31 December with four firework shows set to herald in the new year from 9pm across the city. Fireworks will launch across the region at Ripley, Rosewood, Ipswich Central and Springfield Central at 9pm. Head here for more details.
Countdown with Colour | Tivoli
Ipswich Countdown with Colour 2021 is an open-crowd festival celebrating New Year’s Eve. There are activities for the whole family to enjoy including a Monster truck show, amusement rides and sideshows, live music featuring SAVVY, ‘The Fabulous Lemon Drops’ and other homegorown performances, roving entertainers, kid’s activities, food to indulge in and market stalls. The night will conclude with a spectacular live fireworks display!
- Where: Tivoli Drive In Theatre
- Time: 3pm – 9:30pm
- Get your tickets here.
New Year’s Eve Celebrations | Victoria Point
Head along to Victoria Pint Lakeside from 5pm to enjoy children’s activities, food trucks, market stalls, entertainment, and fireworks from 9pm. More details here.
Gold Coast New Year’s Fireworks
Good Vibes Only NYE | Broadwater Parklands
Paradise Point NYE Fireworks | Paradise Point
Take the kids to Paradise Point to see a spectacular FREE fireworks display at Paradise Point! Entertainment kicks off in the Parklands from 4pm with face painting and free glow necklaces. The concert will commence at 6pm concluding with a musical fireworks display over the Broadwater at 9pm! Find out more here.
New Year’s Eve Event | Coomera
New Year’s Eve at Lions Park | Jacobs Well
This event is perfect for family and friends to come together from 5pm as we celebrate what has been an interesting year and start the new year off with a BANG!! Enjoy live music and fireworks from 9pm. Event details here.
NYE By the Sea | Labrador
This is a fun filled family event for all ages commencing from 5:30pm with food trucks, balloon artist, roving entertainers, and kid’s rides, what a great way to see in the new year!
Head to Harley Park, Labrador to join in the fun and check out the fireworks show at 9pm. More event information here.
Sunshine Coast New Year’s Fireworks
This New Year’s Eve, the Sunshine Coast Council will deliver four firework displays, in three locations across the Sunshine Coast. Displays will be held at:
- 8.30pm at Coolum Beach, Mooloolaba Esplanade and Caloundra (Kings Beach)
- 12am (midnight) at Mooloolaba Esplanade
- Get the details here.
January 2022 Fireworks
Australia Day Wednesday 26th January
Australia Day Celebrations | Scarborough 2022
Join in the celebrations at the gorgeous Scarborough Beach Park, Scarborough for an easy-going, Aussie time. Australia Day in Scarborough is free to attend and one the whole family can enjoy. There will be beach activities, live entertainment and fireworks to end!
- Where: Scarborough Beach
- Time: 4pm – 8pm
Australia Day Fireworks at South Bank – TBC for 2022
Australia Day Celebration | Bribie Island 2022
Join in the celebrations at the gorgeous Brennan Park, Bribie Island for an easy-going, Aussie time. Australia Day on Bribie Island is free to attend and one the whole family can enjoy. Food stalls, and a fireworks finale from 8pm. Find out more here.
Chinese New Year | Fortitude Valley 2022
Ok, so not quite fireworks, but head to the Valley to celebrate with firecrackers, lanterns, dancing and yummy food!
Previous places to see Fireworks in Brisbane with your kids
Bluewater Festival | Shorncliffe
- 2 April 2021 – Good Friday 2021 (free)
Ipswich Easter Spectacular | Goodna
The Brookfield Show
- 14 – 16 May 2021 – (tickets). Fireworks on Saturday night.
The Brookfield Show will be held at the Brookfield Showground, 550 Brookfield Road, Brookfield. (Just in case you were wondering how many times we could say the word ‘Brookfield’ in one sentence!) Show Saturday and Sunday see a full program of ring events, sideshow entertainment, with all pavilions open to visitors and judging of various competitions including horticulture, poultry, waterfowl and guinea pigs. The program includes fireworks Saturday evening and live music Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Find out more here.
Hills Carnivale | Ferny Hills
- Fireworks Saturday 29 May at 7pm
Redcliffe Show, Redcliffe
- 25-27 June 2021
The Redcliffe Show is held at the Redcliffe Showgrounds. There is a firework display on Friday and Saturday night for the family to enjoy.
Bonfire Night, Sandstone Point Hotel
- Saturday 3 July 2021
The Sandstone Point Hotel’s annual Bonfire Night is back to warm your winter night on Saturday 3 July! Bonfire Night has sold out for the past 5 years and it’s no surprise as the spectacular event has flame shows, pyrotechnics, fire twirlers, rides, live music, food, and dessert trucks and of course, fireworks!
- 17-18 September 2021
The Mudgeeraba Show offers families a fabulous day out experiencing a wide variety of tastes, sights, sounds and delights plus fireworks to finish!
The Oyster and Seafood Festival, Sandstone Point Hotel
- 16 October 2021
Enjoy an ocean of things to see and do at The Oyster & Seafood Festival! There will be a fresh seafood market including prawns, bugs, sand crabs, calamari and more to indulge in! Oyster eating competitions, prawn peeling competitions, celebrity chef demonstrations with Sally Jenyns, entertainment, live music, fireworks & MORE!
This is a ticketed event.
Super Monster Spectacular, Caboolture Showgrounds
- 23 October 2021
A great family entertainment event that includes various acts which include Stunt acts, Motor Bike Action, 3 Monster Trucks including the Legend Outback Thunda.The show will conclude with a HUGE Fireworks, Laser and Light spectacular all set to a great soundtrack.
This is a ticket event.
Redcliffe Markets Festival of Frights
- 30 October 2021
A spook-tacular night is coming to Redcliffe with fa-boo-lous Fireworks, Trick or Treating, and a ghouly good time. There is a fang-tastic, jam-packed evening planned, with activities, competitions, spooky stalls, and prizes to be won.
Jimboomba Christmas Carols
- 27 November 2021 – 6pm to 8pm
The Jimboomba Christmas Carols are a great, free family friendly event. They have an incredible night planned, including JC Family Church & The Music Education Centre choir, local school choir, fireworks and so much more!
Party with Pullenvale
- 27 November 2021 – 3pm – 10.30pm
Party with Pullenvale is a fundraising event for Pullenvale State School P&C’s. They have chosen to go with a mostly inflatable event this year along with lazer tag, food vans, entertainment, fireworks and more!
Caboolture Christmas Carols
- 28 November 2021 – 4pm to 8pm
The Caboolture Christmas Carols are the first of four signature Christmas carol events around the Moreton Bay region. Pack a picnic blanket or chairs and jingle your way down to Centenary Lakes Park in Caboolture for a truly MAGICAL evening. There will be markets, Santa’s Village, Fireworks, free entry and more!
North Lakes Christmas Carols
- 5 December 2021 – 4pm to 8pm
There will be lots of family-friendly entertainment on offer, so everyone can get into the spirit of the season while enjoying performances by local community groups. So, bring your best vocals and a blanket to spread out, relax and enjoy a magical evening. You can even do some Christmas gift shopping at the twilight markets or grab a bite to eat from the food trucks onsite. Then finish the evening with a ‘bang’, watching the sky light up with a spectacular fireworks display! More details here.
Christmas Carnival Sandstone Point
- 12 December 2021 – 2pm to 8pm
If you love the holiday season deerly, it would be rude-olph to miss this! Enjoy plenty of festivities for the whole family. From 2pm-8pm, find that perfect gift at the Christmas markets or have a tree-mendous time enjoying the food stalls, fireworks, live music, kids rides, entertainment and of course a visit from Santa. Get ready for your favourite Christmas carols and rockin’ around the Christmas tree. Bookings required. Get your tickets here.
Redcliffe Christmas Carols
- 12 December 2021 – 4pm to 8pm
Take a drive out from the river city to see some of the best Christmas Carols in Brisbane. The signature giant snow globes will be back in 2021, providing the perfect white Christmas photo opportunity. Santa’s Village will feature Christmas-themed roving entertainment, kids’ workshops, free face-painting and more! Don’t forget to bring your best vocals with lots of family-friendly entertainment on offer! Redcliffe Christmas Carols details here.