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Make a Day of it at Logan Entertainment Centre

Why not give the family a full day of excitement with a live show at Logan Entertainment Centre (LEC) and picnic lunch in the park or a visit to nearby attractions.

Logan Entertainment Centre offers the perfect opportunity for an affordable day out for the whole family. Right now they’re offering discounted family passes that enable you to purchase three kids shows for the price of two – so get in quick while the offer lasts! (No promo code required; just mention when booking!). The Centre is located next to sprawling parklands where families can relax and play and there are plenty of things to see and do nearby.

Logan Entertainment Centre’s 2020 family show program

Choose from a great line up of children’s shows that will ignite your child’s imagination. LEC’s 2020 program includes story book favourites, adaptations and fun new characters who come alive on stage with music, drama, dance and puppetry. These fabulous tales present life-affirming messages about growing up, friendship, belonging and more.

My Robot

My Robot at LEC
‘My Robot’ – Dress Rehearsal – 9th November 2017 – Barking Gecko Theatre Company Production 2017/ Photography © Jon green 2017 – All Rights Reserved

Barking Gecko Theatre’s My Robot, showing at LEC on May 22, 2020, reminds us that we are all made up of different parts and that when we feel less than whole we can find – or make – a part that fits. A story bursting with special robot tricks, laughter and bewildered parents, My Robot is a must see for all families.

The Owl and the Pussycat

The Owl and The Pussycat LEC

The Owl and the Pussycat, showing on June 7 and 8, 2020, invites children to journey on a giant a pea green boat to help the lovable couple cast off on a magic adventure. This reimagining of Edward Lear’s beloved childhood poem is an enchanting, intimate and high-quality musical experience. Aboard a magical boat, this charming work explores the universal themes of love, harmony and acceptance.

Edward the Emu

Edward the Emu LEC

On July 7, 2020, the award-winning Monkey Baa team brings to the LEC stage Edward the Emu – the classic Australian tale of two emus searching for their identity. The emus’ journey of hilarity and tenderness leads them to discover that the very best thing you can be is … you!

Magic Beach

Magic Beach LEC

Alison Lester AM’s classic book Magic Beach comes to life at LEC on November 10, 2020, in a wonderful world of text, song, light, shadow and movement. From the team behind Gruffalo, this new Australian adaptation from multi award-winning playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer is a celebration of the power of the imagination and the differences that make every child special.

Queensland Ballet Dance Camp – school holiday workshop

Queensland Bllet School Holiday Workshop

If your child loves to dance then be sure to book for the Queensland Ballet Dance Camp on July 8 and 9, 2020. Children between 5-17 years enrolled in the camp will practice ballet technique and uncover the magic of ballet in a fun and engaging way. Participants will get creative with sets and costumes, learn current repertoire and develop choreography to share and explore with others. Also, every participant receives a free ballet t-shirt as part of their workshop fee and a ticket to Tutus on Tour at LEC on Saturday 11 July, 2020.

Tutus on Tour

Tutus on tour LEC

Queensland Ballet’s beautiful Tutus on Tour brings together a selection of outstanding dance works performed by Queensland Ballet Company Dancers, Jette Parker Young Artist and Pre-Professional Program dancers. After the performance there’s the chance to get one step closer to the Queensland Ballet Artistic team members and dancers in a special Q&A session and open discussion.

Other things to do around the Logan Entertainment Centre

There’s so much for the family to enjoy at LEC and surrounds and parking is free so you can stay on to enjoy other activities.

Picnic and play in the Logan Gardens parkland

Wander over to Logan Gardens for lunch and play. Grab a snack from the LEC kiosk, stop by a local café or bring a picnic lunch. There’s plenty of seating including picnic tables and colourful benches. There are also barbecue facilities, new toilet cubicles, and plenty of green space where the kids can choose to get energetic or relax in the shade.

New aqua playground water play park!

Logan Gardens Water Park

There’s a kid’s playground including a fantastic all-new aqua playground where youngsters and their parents can cool off on hot days. The water park features a toddler’s water table, 10 totem poles with nozzle sprays, a pop jet plaza with 12 fountain, dumping bucket and 50mm deep splash pool.

Logan Art Gallery

If you want to continue your cultural experience, take a short stroll to Logan Art Gallery and discover artworks by local artists as well as major touring exhibitions. The gallery is open from 10am – 5pm Tuesday to Saturday and entry is free.

Corner of Wembley Road and Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central.

Mayes Cottage Museum

Take a short drive to Mayes Cottage Museum to experience a unique part of Logan’s early settler heritage, free of charge.

Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10.30am to 4.00pm. 20 Mawarra Street, Kingston

Daisy Hill Koala Centre

If cuddly wildlife is more your thing then visit the Daisy Hill Koala Centre. It’s an easy 20 minute drive from LEC and entry is free. Read our review here.

A great day out for the whole family!

LEC My Robot Workshop
‘My Robot’ – Dress Rehearsal – 9th November 2017 – Barking Gecko Theatre Company Production 2017/ Photography © Jon green 2017 – All Rights Reserved

There’s plenty of opportunity to make a day of it when you bring the family to see performances at the Logan Entertainment Centre. So plan ahead to enjoy the affordable and free entertainment on offer. To find out more about what’s on at LEC visit loganentertainmentcentre@logan.qld.gov.au

Getting to Logan Entertainment Centre

170 Wembley Rd, Logan Central QLD 4114.


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Joanne Crane

Joanne loves speaking directly to people of all ages through the medium of writing, sharing tips and knowledge for families and kids to help everyone get the most out of life. Her focus is on the development of resilience, confidence and independence in children, and on helping families engage and create lasting memories. Self-esteem, self-respect and self-worth are vital skills that Joanne believes children need to learn early to help them grow as adults.

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