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Brisbane September school holidays 2019

Brisbane school holidays are coming! We’ve put together a guide to school holiday activities in Brisbane for the spring 2019 school holidays.

Here’s how to treat your kids to an amazing break these QLD school holidays without blowing the budget! Add this page to your bookmark bar right now (or share it on Facebook so you can find it later) for an at-a-glance, go to resource for parents this school holiday period.

The spring school holidays in Brisbane are Saturday 21 September to Sunday 6 October 2019

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Things to do in the Brisbane school holidays

When the kids have had a lovely morning in but you’re starting to get “I’m borrrreeddd” complaints, here’s a few ideas for getting your kids out and about in your part of Brisbane.

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Sky Zone Macgregor | Jump, Climb, Ninja, Laser

Calling all challengers – think you are fit? Strong? Fast? You can find out at Sky Zone Macgregor, Brisbane! Sky Zone Macgregor has hundreds of trampolines connected to form a single massive trampoline that literally allows you to jump off the walls. Plus, Sky Zone Macgregor has its very own Skyland – the only three storey laser tag arena in Brisbane that holds up to 40 players battling it out in a cloud-filled wonderland – and a Sky Climb, a dedicated climbing arena starring 21 indoor climbing walls. It’s Brisbane’s best indoor climbing area and it’s suitable for all ages.

Aspiring Warriors from the age of 5 can climb, weave and swing their way around the new Enduro Warrior course, challenging themselves and each other to come out on top. And adults – this one is for you too!

Open weekdays and weekends including all school holidays, guests can bounce across staggered steps, test their balance along the beam, fly on the trapeze and zip lines, and climb across the monkey bars – all ninja style! The new cutting-edge facility is included in the normal jump price at Sky Zone Mcgregor and is also included in all Sky Zone Jump parties.  

Sky Zone’s wall-to-wall trampoline courts are designed for all ages. If you can walk you can jump! There are Open Jump courts; 3D Dodgeball courts for those who enjoy friendly competition; Foam Pits; Sky Slam Basketball, Wall Running, and SkyFit classes which combine advanced calisthenics and a three-dimensional cardio and strength training program. Sky Zone’s, Sky Climb includes climbing walls and challenges for climbers of all skill levels. Watch our video review here or click the Sky Zone banner to find out more on their website.

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Victoria Park Golf Complex | Brisbane

Victoria Park is your one-stop destination for all things fun during the school holidays! With plenty of activities around the complex to keep the whole family entertained, it’s sure to be a great day out. Make your way around the challenging putt putt course, stop by the driving range and swing for the city, then head up to the Bistro to enjoy the alfresco dining areas and seasonal menu.

The fun doesn’t stop there though! There’s a free on-site kids playground for all Bistro diners, plus there’s a free giant games areas on weekends with a jumping castle, giant chess, giant jenga, badminton and more! They also run kids golf activities during the school holidays, which are perfect for kids aged 6 – 12. To find out more about all the fun activities at Victoria Park, click here.

Victoria Park School Holidays

Colour Frenzy | North Lakes

North Lakes Colour Frenzy is back! – a colourful day for everyone!

On Sunday 22nd of September 2019, Colour Frenzy will be holding the Fun Walk/Run at Lake Eden with a colourful fun run, market stalls, FREE face painting, FREE jumping castle and more!

Markets start at 7:00am at Lake Eden with the fun run warm up starting at 8:15am and the walk/run at 8:30am. There will be a 1.65km track marked out for everyone to follow with multiple colourful zones along the way. You can do 1, 2 or 3 laps, it’s your choice! You can Walk, Jog, Run or even crawl. It’s completely self-paced and untimed. Children under 5 are FREE!

Race pack (wrist bands, glasses, personal powder bag) collection available from 8:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday 21st of September. Included in your race pack is a bottle of water and Finisher Medal!

All fun walk/run the participants will start together at the 8:30am starting time and the fun run will be complete once you have finished your personal distance of up to 5km. You can come enjoy the markets before or after the fun run!

For tickets and more info, click here!

North Lakes Colour Frenzy

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10 FREE fun things to do these school holidays!

Looking for cheap school holiday activities? These are FREE!! Get the kids out of the house and doing some cool things over the school break.

Here’s ten school holiday activities for fun things to do that are free in Brisbane.

1. Queensland Museum | South Brisbane

We are so lucky to have the Museum on our doorstep. It houses permanent and changing exhibitions. It is a great place to teach the children about Queenland’s history. There are lots of hands on exhibits. Most of the Museum is free, the visiting exhibits usually have an entrance fee. There is a family friendly café on the premises which is great for a quick coffee or lunch. It is pram friendly and a place where you can set your own pace. Opening Hours are 9.30am – 5pm daily. Click here.

2. Queensland Gallery of Modern Art | South Brisbane

QAGOMA is also located in the Cultural Precinct of South Bank. It houses over 16 000 works of Modern Art. Entry to the Children’s Art Centre is free. Here you will find interactive installations, artist projects and activities for your Brisbane Family. The projects and activities change throughout the year to keep your little ones interested. There are different dining options to suit you from a café to a restaurant. Or pack a picnic and sit in the lovely grounds that surround the Gallery. They are open daily from 10am – 5pm. Read our GOMA Review to find out more or go straight to the current exhibit here!

3. Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens | Mt Coot-tha

These Botanic Gardens are a favourite for Brisbane Families. You can either pack a picnic and enjoy it amongst the gardens, or visit the café for coffee or lunch. You can venture along the hide and seek children’s trail, where your children can hunt for native bees, a crocodile, water dragons, dragonflies and other critters. You can easily head up Mt Coot-tha when you are finished in the gardens and let your children see Brisbane from a different perspective.

4. South Bank | South Brisbane

Located on the banks of the Brisbane River, South Bank is 17 acres of lush parklands full of play areas for children, eateries and an amazing lagoon and water park area. And best of all, you can use it all for free! It is easy to spend a whole day here in the warmer months, playing in the water and exploring the play areas. The views are fantastic and the atmosphere happy! There is always something happening at South Bank and their new playground is nothing short of spectacular. Make sure you head to GOMA and see why it’s a brilliant place for kids! 

5. Museum of Brisbane & Clock Tower | Brisbane City

If you are heading into the city with your Brisbane Family, make sure you visit the Museum of Brisbane, located in Brisbane City Hall. City Hall itself is beautiful to walk around and you can catch the lift up to level 3 to where the museum is housed. This is not a museum of fossils and bones, it is dedicated to the living history of our city. You can book in for a free tour of the Clock Tower for an insight into how the clock tower was built and how it operates. You travel up into the clock tower in a lift and get a bird’s eye view of the city. Pretty special! The Museum is open 10am – 5pm daily and the tour operates from 10.15am – 4.45pm every 15 minutes.

6. Daisy Hill Koala Reserve | Daisy Hill

Do your children love koalas? If so this is the place to take them and it is all FREE! This dedicated Koala education facility has large koala enclosures and lots of interactive displays. There are two level boardwalks from which you can view the koalas. It is a great place for a picnic and opportunities for bush walking and spotting other critters and creatures. Open daily 10am – 4pm.

7. CityHopper | Various destination in the City

The CityHopper will help you fall in love with our city again! It is a free ferry service that runs every 30mins from 6am to midnight, seven days a week. The CityHopper travels along the Brisbane River, stopping at North Quay, South Bank 3, Maritime Museum, Thornton Street, Eagle Street Pier, Holman Street, Dockside and Sydney Street terminals.

Interested in whether the City Cat is good for kids or not? Find out here! 

8. Settlement Cove | Redcliffe

Located bayside at Redcliffe, Settlement Cove will trick you into thinking you have landed on a tropical island. With clear blue waters, palm trees and lots of sunshine (hopefully!) it is like a little piece of paradise. There is a little water play area for the youngest of your Brisbane Family, BBQs, a shady playground and picnic facilities. You can easily spend a day here. Click here.

9. Robelle Domain Parklands | Springfield

This spectacular parklands has so much to offer. There are 11kms of boardwalks, walking and cycling tracks, amazing water park areas, playgrounds, picnic facilities, waterfalls and a café. What else do you need for a relaxing day out? Click here for more information.

10. City Botanic Gardens | Brisbane

Have you been to visit the new all abilities playground yet? Children of all abilities can play in this park, with wide access for wheelchairs and upgraded toilet facilities with a ceiling hoist. The Gardens are a magical place to spend the day and the children will love exploring them. There are free guided tours available at 11am & 1pm Monday to Saturday, where you can learn more about the plants and the features of the Gardens.

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5 Fun school holiday activities for under $10

Fancy an affordable day out? Here’s five fun school holiday activities that your kids will LOVE for under a tenner per child! Cheap school holiday ideas for your kids in Brisbane.

1. Brisbane Tramway Museum | Ferny Grove

You can step back in time in Brisbane and ride a tram at the Tramway Museum as many times as your Brisbane Family would like. Set in a bush land setting, you can explore restored trams and other reminders of Brisbane’s tramway era. There are plenty of spots for picnics and souvenirs and drinks available. It is open Sundays from 12.30 – 4pm. Find prices here.

2. Queensland Maritime Museum | South Brisbane

You can discover historic vessels of all shapes and sizes at the Maritime Museum. It is located on the banks of the Brisbane River at South Bank. You can take a complimentary audio guided tour to make the most of your visit. The children will enjoy the big exhibits such as the warship Diamantina. It is open daily from 9.30am – 4.30pm.

3. Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium | Mt Coot-tha

If your little ones are interested in all things astronomical, then this is the place for them. You can view regular shows in the Cosmic Skydome which are projected onto the dome. These shows are recommended for different age groups, so check that detail when deciding which show to go to. There is also the Galaxy Gift Shop where you can buy all things cosmic. The Planetarium is open from Tuesday to Sunday. Read our Planetarium review and check the website for opening times as they do vary. Find prices here.

4. Ipswich Art Gallery | Ipswich

Ipswich Art Gallery is Australia’s first permanent interactive children’s space designed for the under twelves. They are committed to delivering child-centred programs that you will not see anywhere else. They have different exhibitions that are VERY hands on for the children. This is not a place for the children to be directed by adults, it is a space for the children to really explore and self direct. The exhibits for the children range from free to around the $5.00 mark. They are open daily from 10am – 5pm. Watch our Ipswich Art Gallery video review here.

5. Bricks n Fun |  Capalaba

If you have a Lego lover in your house, then this is the place for them. They have a Lego Buildroom where the kids can go for a 1 hour or 2 hour session. There is a massive variety of LEGO kits they can choose from and sit and build them. All of the instructions are included and there is something to suit all abilities. There are only 12 children allowed per session so there is plenty of room for the LEGO creations. There is also LEGO displays to look at and become inspired from. Sessions run from 10am each day until 4.00 or 5.00pm. Find prices here.

10 BIG days out over the spring school holidays

Right, it’s not just about the big ticket theme parks. There’s other great ways to treat your kids to an amazing school holiday excursion. Here’s some school holiday ideas for an amazing family day out over the break – that aren’t just about the theme parks!

1. SparkLab at the Sciencentre | South Brisbane

The Sciencentre is located on Level 1 of the Queensland Museum. They have permanent and changing exhibitions and your Brisbane Family can be very hands on to learn more about science. You can play and investigate your way through SparkLab, using lots of the same skills that scientists, engineers and mathematicians use in their everyday.  SparkLab is a timed entry experience. Choosing your preferred time will reduce waiting times and provide an enjoyable experience for all visitors. SparkLab is open daily from 9.40am to 5pm. Entry times commence at 9.40am, then hourly from 11am until last entry at 3pm. See more details on the Sciencentre and all that is happening there.

2. School Holiday Fun at The Workshops Rail Museum | Ipswich

For a relaxed day out with your Brisbane Family, you can’t go past The Workshops Rail Museum. There is so much to do here – you can drive a train on the simulator, check out the miniature railway, explore the history of trains, get hands on with the interactive exhibits, get creative at the Creation Station and let off steam at the indoor playground Nippers Railway. The children can also build wooden toy trains and carriages in the Wood Workshop (these workshops cost $10.00 and are not included in the entry price). You can either pack a picnic or buy food from the café onsite. They are open daily 9.30am – 4pm. Children cost $12.00. Read our Ipswich Rail Museum review here.

3. Junior and Teen Keeper for a Day | Fig Tree Pocket

Your children can spend a day with an experienced wildlife education officer at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. They will discover all areas, including behind the scenes, of the Sanctuary. They will get to clean enclosures, feed the animals, train birds of prey and get a photo with a koala as well as much more. Cost is $98.00 per child. Bookings essential.

Find out how to get discounted entry every day to Lone Pineclick here.

4. Kids Dig It | Caboolture

The Abbey Museum will once again host another amazing school holiday activity, with this programs them being all things Medieval! To tie in with their Medieval Festival which is just around the corner, the Museum will have a range of fun and educational activities on offer including a medieval dig, archery, drumming workshops, story tellings, dress ups, and many fun arts and crafts to keep little hand busy. With doors opening at 9:30 and activities beginning at 10am, this is one school holiday program you do not want to miss! Book your tickets online to receive 10% off!

5. Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium | Mt Coot-tha

Another fun activity to do is to visit the Sir Thomas Planetarium at Mt Cootha. The planetarium will feature a variety of different shows on the day, including ‘Black Holes: Journey into the Unknown’ (3pm) and ‘The Search for Life: are we alone?’. The child friendly show ‘Perfect Little Planet’ is also  playing and is recommended for children from the age of 5. You could pack a picnic and make the most of the Botanic Gardens afterwards or there is an onsite café.

6. Maleny Dairies | Maleny

For a big day out, head up to one of our favourites – Maleny Diaries!  They run farm tours multiple times a day.  You will get to pat calves, get to see where the cows get milked (at the 2.30 session, you will see them getting milked), see the factory where the milk is processed and bottled and at the end of the tour, you will get to sample some of the dairy goodness.  Click here  and see our video review.

7. State Library of Queensland | South Brisbane

The Corner is the program for children from birth to 8 years, available at the South Bank building. You are invited to head down to The Corner and play your way through our interactive environment, carefully prepared for children to make discoveries, experience new things and engage in the serious business of play.  Through art making, facilitated play, sharing stories and creative conversations, children and families can interact with artists and each other to creatively engage wherever their interests take them!

8. The Sunset Cinemas | Toowong

Sink into a beanbag, sip the fine wine & savour the company of your favourite humans. Sometimes, it seems the movie is just the cherry on top. Recognised as Queensland’s premier tropical Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens are the perfect backdrop for relaxing nights, lazing under the stars enjoying the stars of the Silver Screen with Sunset Cinema.

10. Museum of Brisbane | Spring Holiday Activities

During the Spring holidays the Museum of Brisbane are inspiring your child’s curiosity and creativity with art, science, history, design and technology activities delivered by our arts educators.

Highlights include – Colour Weave Collaboration, Patterns and Prints Badge Making, Future Worlds, Screen Printing and Micro Architects with LEGO workshops.  You need to book in for the workshops to avoid missing out!

Theatre & stage shows for kids in Brisbane in the spring school holidays and beyond

Sat 5 Oct | Peter and the Wolf | Queensland Symphony Orchestra | South Bank

Peter & The Wolf

This school holidays join Queensland Symphony Orchestra for Peter and the Wolf – a musical tale of courage and adventure. This light-hearted symphony follows Peter and his furry and feathered friends as they outwit a fierce wolf. With animals and characters brought to life by different instruments, and a narrator to tell the story, this is the perfect introduction to the live orchestral experience. Guaranteed fun for all the family!

Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s family concerts take place in their intimate performance studio in South Bank. It’s a relaxed setting, and allows children to move about, dance, clap, and engage at their own pace. Family tickets start at $21 per person (four tickets minimum). Children $24, Adults $27. children under 18months are free on the knee.

“The story, the characters and the smaller ensemble size, along with the fabulous music, just drew us all in – we all were entranced from start to finish. It introduced the instruments and their sounds seamlessly as part of the story.”

“I love that I can bring my nephews to enjoy music that is suitable to their age and attention span. I love that I can share my love of orchestral music with them.”

Click here to book.

Until Sat 5 Oct | James and the Giant Peach | Petrie Terrace

James and the Giant Peach is back in Roald Dahl’s classic tale, a favourite for young and old, and a great introduction to live theatre. One day James meets a mystical old man who gives him a bag that contains the strongest magic the world has ever known. When James accidentally spills the bag near an old peach tree, the most incredible things start to happen. Brisbane Arts Theatre

Sat 10 Aug – Sat 5 Oct | My Hamster is a Genius | Petrie Terrace

Meet nine-year-old Benjamin Jinks and his grumpy hamster, Jasper Stinkybottom. Benjamin is a very normal boy, who hates maths. Stinky is a genius hamster, who likes carrots. Together, they are an unstoppable team! But can they overcome the evil scheming of Ben’s maths teacher, Beardy McCreedy? Find out in the world premiere adaptation of David Lowe’s striking tale of a boy and his hamster. Brisbane Arts Theatre.

Sun 6 – Sat 28 Sep | Brisbane Festival 

Treat your little ones to big fun with Brisbane Festival’s Family Program. From September 6 to 28, take them on a journey of music, song, dance, storytelling and discovery where each day will be more wonderful than the last!  There are plenty of shows to choose from.  Find out more here.

  • We Live Here | QPAC 5 – 8 September
  • 1000 Doors | South Bank 6 – 21 September
  • Fire Gardens | City Botanic Gardens 11 – 14 September
  • River Of Light | South Bank 6 – 28 September
  • Symphony For Me | Riverstage 21 September
  • Connecting with Local Stories | Bowen Hills 21 – 29 September
  • Brat Kids Carnival | QPAC 14 – 15 September
  • Regurgitator’s Pogogo Show | Fortitude Valley 14 – 15 September
  • Common People Dance Eisteddfod | South Bank 14 September
  • Tetris | QPAC 20 & 21 September
  • Tia Gostelow | South Bank 21 September
  • A Not so Traditional Story | QPAC 24 – 27 September
  • Game Show-Off: Family Edition | South Bank 27 & 28 September
  • Trash Test Dummies | South Bank 21 – 24 September
  • Dr AudiYO’s Giant Adventure | South Bank 25 & 26 September
  • Smashdown | King George Square 26 September
  • Dan Sultan’s Nali and Friends | South Bank 27 September
  • Sunsper Riverfire | South Bank 28 September

Tue 17 & Wed | 18 Sep Hitler’s Daughter | Brisbane

Did Hitler’s daughter really exist? This award-winning show tells the story of Hitler’s daughter through the eyes of four Australian children: Mark, Ben, Anna and Tracey. Hitler’s Daughter poses powerful questions and examines moral issues in relation to society’s fears and prejudices. The audience is left with the lingering question, as Mark is: Did Hitler really have a daughter? Today, in an age of fake news and fact manipulation, extreme ideologies and rising nationalism, Hitler’s Daughter demands its young audiences to question the reality of truth, and notions of personal responsibility and prejudice. Recommended for ages 10+. Garden’s Theatre.

Wed 18 Sep Spot | Logan

Spot and his friends are off on a new adventure to visit Spot’s Dad on the farm and meet the farm animals. But when they arrive, all the animals are lost! Can Spot and his friends find them all? They might need a little help from their new friends in the audience… Eric Hill’s beloved puppy comes to life on stage with puppetry, songs and puzzles for children aged 18 months+ and their adults. Logan Entertainment Centre.

Sat 28 Sep Spot – Based on the books by Eric Hill | Cleveland

Join Spot the dog on a farmyard adventure Spot is one of the most loved dogs in the world, and he’s coming to Australia! Spot and his friends are off on a new adventure to visit Spot’s dad on the farm and meet the farm animals. But when they arrive, all the animals are lost! Can Spot and his friends find them all? They might need a little help from their new friends in the audience … RPAC.

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Tue 4 – Sat 8 June Duck – An Out of the Box Production

Duck is a simple yet heartfelt story of friendship and love showing us that we need others as much as they need us. Through movement and live music, follow the story of a boy and his best friend as they spend every waking hour together – soaring through the air, before Duck mysteriously goes missing. When the boy ventures to search for him without any luck, we’re left wondering, will Duck ever be found again? QPAC.

Sat 8 Jun – Sat 13 Jul Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr.| Petrie Terrace 

Take a journey out of the zoo and into the theatre with your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends from the blockbuster DreamWorks film in Madagascar JR. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins, as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Brisbane Arts Theatre.

Wed 19 June Professor Brian Cox – Universal World Tour

 Using state of the art graphics and imagery from ground-based telescopes and space probes, presented using ultra-high-resolution LED screen technology, Brian will explore the latest missions to the planets, the nature of space and time from the Big Bang to black holes and the origin and fate of life and intelligence in the Universe. Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Thu 11 – Sun 21 July Queensland Ballet’s the Little Green Road to Fairyland

Set in the Australian bush, The Little Green Road to Fairyland takes the audience on a charming journey with colourful sets and costumes that will delight all ages. Inspired by the original 1922 tale by Annie R. Rentoul and Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, this whimsical production will spark the imagination of our youngest audiences with a tale of love, hope, compassion and a touch of fairy magic. QPAC.

Fri 12 – Wed 31 July School of Rock | South Brisbane

Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There, he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. QPAC.

Tue 23 – Sun 28 July The Young King

A cleverly staged immersive entry process brings the audience into the world of the show and casts the audience as the people of the kingdom. The Young King tells the story of a young boy born to a princess and a poor woodland man. Snatched from his parents as a baby, the Young King is raised by a kindly goatherd in a deep forest. QPAC.

Fri 28 Jun – Sun 1 Jul Disney on Ice | Boondall

See fearless Moana with demigod Maui, follow Dory through the Pacific Ocean, join the Toy Story pals on an exciting adventure and discover true love with Elsa and Anna. Buckle in for the emotional rollercoaster of Inside Out and “Live Your Story” alongside Disney Princesses as they celebrate their favourite Disney memories! Brisbane Entertainment Centre.

Thu 4 Jul Dr Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat | Cleveland

The Cat in the Hat interrupts a rainy afternoon with his unexpected visit to Sally and her brother. Their outspoken and outraged pet Fish is astounded and concerned, but this cat will not be deterred. He will teach us all to make our own fun with nothing but a little imagination. Along with Thing One and Thing Two, the cat will fill the theatre with mischievous humour and madcap style that will be loved by the whole family. RPAC.

Sat 6 July Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus by CIRCA

Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist. Designed to amaze people from the age of three and upwards, Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus reinvents the composer’s magical music in a skilful and illuminating show featuring Circa’s dexterous daredevil artists and a live accordionist. RPAC.

Mon 8 – Sat 13 Jul Sleeping Beauty | Yeronga

A magical, musical pantomime with a cast of 40 talented young performers. Lots of songs and dances, familiar characters, humorous scenes, even acrobatics! Based on the traditions of English Pantomime. LIVE ON STAGE! Yeronga State High School.

Sat 13 & Sun 14 July The Fairy Doll | New Farm

This enchanting one-act ballet will delight all the family, and is sure to create a magical memory for all aspiring young dancers. Brisbane City Youth Ballet at Brisbane Powerhouse.

Sun 14 Jul Embrace the Hype-Krump Workshops & Battle Night | Cleveland

Join in for an afternoon of intense action, where krumpers from across Australia and New Zealand go head-to-head as they battle for a spot on the Oceania team for the EBS World Championships. You will be up close to all the action as the competitors battle one-on-one until only the best krumpers are left standing. RPAC.

Sat 20 Jul – Sat 5 Oct James and the Giant Peach | Petrie Terrace

James and the Giant Peach is back in Roald Dahl’s classic tale, a favourite for young and old, and a great introduction to live theatre. One day James meets a mystical old man who gives him a bag that contains the strongest magic the world has ever known. When James accidentally spills the bag near an old peach tree, the most incredible things start to happen. Brisbane Arts Theatre.

Wed 24 – Sun 28 Jul Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts | Brisbane

A MESSY NIGHT OUT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Laugh, squirm, delight, smile and thoroughly enjoy the smorgasbord of Dahl’s terrific and twisted tales lovingly adapted for the stage at La Boite Theatre this July. Presented by La Boite and shake & stir, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular live show that takes the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranges them with surprising and hilarious twists. Tickets from $37. Book now for this delightful production, brought to you from the team behind Fantastic Mr Fox. Roundhouse Theatre.

PAST EVENTS

Here’s what was on during the 2019 Easter Holidays

Throughout Apr & May The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) | Petrie Terrace

Roald Dahl’s classic book about the 24-foot-high Big Friendly Giant and a little orphan called Sophie comes to life on stage in The BFG. In one of Dahl’s most outlandish stories, the BFG and Sophie must team up to save the children of England from the child-eating giants, ably assisted by the Queen of England and the heads of the army and air force.  Brisbane Arts Theatre.

Tue 9 – Fri 12 Apr Dinosaur Time Machine | New Farm

Dinosaurs at Brisbane Powerhouse? What could possibly go wrong! Brace yourself and prepare to journey back in time when Dinosaur Time Machine roars into Brisbane Powerhouse from April 9-12. Fusing science, circus, puppetry and fun, Dinosaur Time Machine returns to entertain – and sneakily educate –children during the Easter school holidays following its smash-hit season in 2017.  Guided by two scientists, the imaginative and creative performance is peppered with up-to-date discoveries and scientific facts that transport audiences of all ages back to a time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic Director Kris Stewart said the award-winning production proved a hit with dinosaur lovers young and old when the prehistoric beasts last came to life on the venue’s stage.

Thu 11 Apr That’s All Folks | Sunnybank

From the beautiful to the bizarre, this show features a powerful and charismatic cast of internationally renowned acts from around the world — juggling, acrobalance, bell routines, slapstick, comical routines, musical chairs and more!  It promises to be exhilarating and mesmerizing for audiences of all ages. SUNPAC.

Thu 11 – Sun 14 Apr Room on the Broom | Brisbane

The witch and her cat are flying happily on their broomstick – until a stormy win blows away the witch’s hat, bow and wand.  The team behind The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child return with songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up (and their grown-ups). Gardens Theatre.

Thu 11 – Sat 20 Apr Fantastic Mr Fox

No one outfoxes a fox, especially not the horrible and greedy farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean – one fat, one short, one lean. Dahl’s much-loved favourite leaps off the page (and all over the stage) in a spectacular new production from the team behind the award winning, sold out national tours of George’s Marvellous Medicine and Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts. QPAC.

Sat 13 Apr The Boy, The Bear, The Baron, The Bard | New Farm

The Lord Mayor’s Children’s Concerts are a new series of fun and engaging free performances taking place during school holidays! When a boy jumps the fence to retrieve his rogue soccer ball, he unwillingly finds himself on the stage of the world’s most famous theatre with The Bard by his side. What follows is pure midsummer magic framed by a whimsical chase through the streets of Elizabethan London. The Boy, The Bear, The Baron, The Bard is an original adaptation of Gregory Rogers’ much-loved picture book and presented by award-winning theatre company, shake & stir. Free event – bookings required.

Wed 17 Apr The New Tales of Quinn | New Farm

The Lord Mayor’s Children’s Concerts are a new series of fun and engaging free performances taking place during school holidays! The New Tales of Quinn is an interactive theatre show where you help our storyteller spin new tales for their hero, Quinn. It’s up to you to send Quinn on an adventure they’ve never been on before! What new lands will they explore and what mystical objects will they discover? What strange creatures will Quinn encounter and who will they meet – a giant? A pirate? A witch? You decide! The show is presented by one of Brisbane’s favourite improvised theatre companies, ImproMafia. FREE! Bookings required.

Sat 27 Apr Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents Jurassic Park

The action-packed adventure pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Featuring visually stunning imagery and ground-breaking special effects, this epic film is sheer movie magic 65 million years in the making.  Now audiences can experience Jurassic Park as never before: projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing John Williams’ iconic score live to picture. Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Tue 30 Apr Alice in Wonderland | Ipswich

Join the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter as Alice ventures through Wonderland. This all new ballet is perfect for all ages and is a magical portrayal of the classical story. With 40 unique costumes and newly designed tour-able sets, this ballet is sure to be a colourful and playful rendition on this story. Over a year in the making Melbourne City Ballet is set to entertain across Australia and New Zealand and bring a smile to both ballet audiences with its exquisite choreography and non-ballet audiences through its dynamic storytelling. Ipswich Civic Centre.

Sat 11 – Fri 17 May Billionaire Boy | Brisbane

Twelve-year-old Joe has everything a boy could even want, from a golden underwater Ferrari to his very own cinema. David Walliams’ best-selling book comes to life with songs, laughs and, yes, that cat sick and sweet potato mash from the canteen in this original Australian adaptation. Gardens Theatre.

Thu 16 & Fri 17 May Me & My Shadow | Cleveland

Me and My Shadow is about the fanciful escapades of a girl making friends with her shadow. It is a gentle, magical visual poem for children that uses paper, light, shadow, colour, water, music, sound and words to create a world of play where the imagined becomes real. RPAC.

Tue 21 May English Baoque with Circa

English Baroque with Circa will have you gripping your seat and gasping in awe. This breathtaking combination of Circa acrobats and Brandenburg musicians will have you spellbound from the first note to the last. Join the Brandenburg and Circa for this dazzling experience of contemporary circus and enchanting English masque and theatre music where the concert hall is transformed, exploding with sound, colour and movement. QPAC.

Wed 29 May Thoughts Have Feelings Too | Sunnybank

Meet two clowns: Sweet Clown and the absent-minded Professor. When the clowns meet in the Professor’s laboratory, they discover that thoughts and emotions are connected. Over four scenes focusing on happiness, sadness, anger and fear, the clowns discover how to recognise each emotion and find simple steps to deal with them.  SunPAC.

Thu 30 May Flipside Circus – Revolve | Cleveland

Revolve brings together 14 of Queensland’s youngest circus stars, experienced artists, and a live DJ to create a show that is bursting at the seams with energy and fun. Highly rehearsed elements are combined with moments of improvisation as the performers play with rhythms of movement and music.  RPAC.

 

Here’s what was on during the 2018 Christmas Holidays

Until Fri 25 Jan Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat | Petrie Terrace

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, The Cat in the Hat is sure to take Sally and her brother on a mischievous and unforgettable day. A lively and engaging play, not a word has been touched or added to Dr Seuss’s classic book, ensuring you will be transported into a world you have only ever imagined.  Brisbane Arts Theatre.

Thu 29 Nov – Sun 2 Dec Matt Tarant: Honestly Dishonest | New Farm

Honestly Dishonest gives the audience access to the secret life of becoming a magician – and how tough it’s becoming to fool new audiences. With his razor sharp wit and surprisingly blunt nature, Matt will fool you, make you question everything you thought you knew and leave you utterly amazed and delighted. He’s dishonest, but at least he’s honest about it. Brisbane Powerhouse.

Sat 1 Dec Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert | South Brisbane

Fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved Star Wars film in a live symphonic concert experience, as the Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back will be performed on Saturday 1 December at 2pm and 7.30pm at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Sun 2 Dec Peter Combe’s Christmas Album | New Farm

The original “King of Kids” is pumping up the Christmas spirit at Brisbane Powerhouse with a much needed burst of 90s nostalgia and Season cheer. Peter Combe’s Christmas Album: Live In Concert! is a show for 6-96 year olds which will have you smiling from ear to ear while singing along. Brisbane Powerhouse.

Sat 7 Dec A Christmas Carol | South Bank

Experience a Christmas tradition cherished each year by families all over the world. This December, Charles Dickens’ classic tale of compassion, forgiveness and redemption is brought to magical life in a brand-new adaptation by award-winning theatre company, shake & stir. QPAC.

Sun 8 Dec Redlands White Christmas | Cleveland

The Redland City Choir proudly presents the return of Redlands White Christmas with all your favourite Christmas carols and a splash of movie magic. Get into the Christmas spirit and join them for a musical journey that is sure to delight audiences young and old. RPAC.

Thu 13 – Sat 16 Dec The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show | Brisbane

One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family. This Australian-made show will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while those who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children’s books ever written. Gardens Theatre.

Fri 14 – Sat 22 Dec Queensland’s Ballet The Nutcracker | South Bank

Welcome the holiday season with this beloved and magical Christmas tale.When good children should be tucked up in bed, little Clara is still wide awake. The clock chimes midnight – and a wondrous fantasy world unfolds! QPAC.

Sat 15 – Sun 16 Dec  Wiggle Pop! Big Show | Boondall

Featuring much-loved Wiggles songs like ‘Do the Propeller!’, ‘E-M-M-A’, ‘Hot Potato’ and ‘Rock-aBye Your Bear’, you’ll also get your tinsel-toes tapping along as The Wiggles perform some of their most Pop!-ular hits from the Wiggle Pop! album. Joined by Wiggly friends Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, and Henry the Octopus, Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony will take to the stage with dancing reindeers and even Santa Claus himself. Brisbane Entertainment Centre.

Sat 21 & Sun 22 Dec Spirit of Christmas | South Bank

The halls will be decked, the stockings hung. December 2018 welcomes back Spirit of Christmas, with all our favourite carols to be sung. Presented in the grandeur of QPAC’s Concert Hall, Spirit of Christmas has become a cherished annual tradition at QPAC. So gather your friends and family and join us for this magnificent celebration, including traditional carols the whole family can join in and sing.

Thu 3 – Sun 16 Jan  The Gruffalo’s Child | Brisbane

If you loved The Gruffalo, don’t miss the sequel, which returns following previous sell out Australian tours – now in a new West End production! Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book. Gardens Theatre.

Fri 4 Jan Deadly 60 Down Under | South Brisbane

Star of the hit TV series Deadly 60, Steve Backshall is back by popular demand this summer school holidays! After multiple Australian tours and sold out shows from Broome to the Sydney Opera House, don’t miss Steve’s most exciting show ever – Deadly 60 Down Under, featuring some of Australia’s deadliest animals live on stage! QPAC.

Wed 9 – Tue 15 Jan  The Illusionists – Direct from Broadway | South Brisbane

This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The Illusionists have been seen by millions across the world, shattering box office records and dazzling audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. QPAC.

Wed 16 – Sat 19 Jan The Sleeping Beauty | South Brisbane

Enter the magical world of Ballet Theatre of Queensland’s production of The Sleeping Beauty, an enchanting ballet based on the Charles Perrault fairy tale and set to the famous music of Tchaikovsky. QPAC.

Sat 19 Jan – Mar The Day My Bum Went Psycho | Petrie Terrace

This is the story of a boy, his runaway bum and some of the most dangerous bums in the world! With the aid of some bum-hunters, Zack will track down his missing bum to the heart of an explosive bumcano in this ultimate kid adventure. Brisbane Arts Theatre.

Wed 23 – Sun 27 Jan The 91-Storey Treehouse | South Brisbane

A play by Richard Tulloch adapted from the book by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Storeys! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider!  QPAC.

Thu 24 – Sat 26 Jan  BCYB Wizard of Oz | South Bank

Join Dorothy and Toto as they enter the magic world of Oz. BCYB transforms this well known tale into a delightful ballet for all ages. Meet the Scarecrow, Tin Woman and Lion and watch out for the Wicked Witch. The beautiful Glinda the Good Witch saves the day and everyone in Emerald City dance for joy. Conservationism Theatre.

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“Year round” active and fun suggestion

As a special bonus – have you considered indoor rock climbing? Brisbane has a BUNCH of great venues on offer. If you’ve not tried this with your active kids and teens yet, what’s stopping you? Check it out here! 

Looking for a ‘bucket list on a budget’? We just love the ideas here for things you can do around the home! 

110 responses to “The Complete Guide to School Holiday Activities in Brisbane 2019”

  1. Pam johnson says:

    Please supply imfo on yoga workshop for kids at roma stree parklands

  2. Anthony says:

    Hi,
    Is it possible to add privately run activities to your website? We are Scribble Ink (www.scribbleink.com.au) and we offer writing classes to school aged students at Griffith University.

  3. Chantal Fogg says:

    Love all the free activities at local shopping centres

  4. Candi Everett says:

    So many activities! Our favourites are roller skating, bowling, chasing waterfalls at Tambourine and family days at the park 🙂

  5. Anna Hilber says:

    Free activities at Roma Street Parklands and visit to the movies.

  6. Louisa ward says:

    Urban extreme is on our to do list

  7. Kirsty Stanieg says:

    Exploring, picnics, movies, free activities and some couch time too

  8. Katherine says:

    Can’t wait to take the kids to Southbank, hopefully go ten pin bowling and just create memories with them they can cherish when they are older and able to reflect on x will do as much as I can with the budget we have .

  9. Simone Paine says:

    Southbank – South Brisbane

  10. DANNI says:

    Pj mask show – we are booked in and ready to go!

  11. Christine says:

    There’s so much to do! We will go to Maleny Dairy, Southbank and hopefully the Museum.

  12. Tammy says:

    Theatre & stage shows

  13. Rebecca Barnes says:

    We would love to go bowling and city hopping.

  14. Jess says:

    Looking forward to take the kids to Sparklab ?

  15. Tahlia Azzopardi says:

    Catching a city cat to Southbank and exploring

  16. Amanda says:

    Thanks for some great free ideas! My 4 kiddos and I are hoping to hit Southbank, GOMA and the revamped science centre. A few at home craft days and trip to the beach if the weather stays as beautiful as it has been!

  17. Caren says:

    Looking forward to sparklab!

  18. Rebekah Rutherford says:

    My kids are really keen to check out the tramway museum.

  19. Chantelle Burge says:

    Might also take the kids to explore new parks

  20. Tiara Galea says:

    Hopefully visiting the Hudson circus and a day at the beach

  21. Jak Baer says:

    We’d love to go and see The Owl and the Pussycat!

  22. Sherrie chapman says:

    A must is a trip to Sandgate foreshore searching for soldier crabs & scooter riding for the kids & me too. Followed by fish n chip & icecream from Doug’s fish n chips ( not icecream & scooter riding at the same time … ends not well ?)

  23. Kristina Matthey says:

    Planetarium time ? please

  24. Alysha Blair says:

    We are thinking of taking them to Aussie world or timezone

  25. Stacey says:

    We will definitely be putting Mt Cootha Gardens on our list these holidays – kids have never been and I know they will love it

  26. D-Ann Johnson says:

    Laser tag either urban extreme or Indooroopilly

  27. Courtney Morton says:

    I’m planning to take the kids to a Grill’d master class and a muffin break muffin decorating class! Food is at the centre of my holiday to do list!

  28. Daniel Elliot says:

    We will be fishing on Moreton Bay and Canoeing.

  29. Nathan skinner says:

    Always love Redcliffe lagoon and settlement cove. So relaxing. Finish off the day with an ice cream too 🙂

  30. Leanne says:

    Urban Extreme sounds really cool. Think we’ll try and take the kids there this holidays to try it out!

  31. Nat Verrall says:

    We will hopefully do a city trip then head across to Southbank finishing with a visit to GOMA as that’s always popular with my boys ?

  32. Michaela schmith says:

    Going to the park for a picnic. Checking out the free activities at the shops. Take my 2 boys swimming at the Bayside or a public swimming pool since it’s warmer weather.

  33. Anna Edwards says:

    The Inflatable Factory in Mitchelton with a buddy I reckon for mr 10

  34. Navi Smith says:

    We would love to go to the Science Centre 😀 😀

  35. Shirley says:

    Taking them to the beach. And this isn’t on the list but ……. sleeping in :0

  36. Tiph says:

    Unicorn festival at Carrara Markets!

  37. Kelli Rootes says:

    Might put Mt coot-tha botanical gardens and roma St parkland on our list!!

  38. Jeanie says:

    Heading into GOMA and Southbank.

  39. Bec Shannon says:

    Apart from bowling ( fingers crossed) a kids eat free lunch with a city cat ferry ride and s swim down st redcliffe lagoon ?

  40. Lisa Cooke says:

    It’s not school holidays without a trip to the Museum and GOMA and a ride on the CityHopper up and down the river.

  41. Christine Mannex says:

    Free activities, inflatable factory Michelton, beach, skateparks adventures take our lunch. Mt Cootha Gardens with picnic lunch and Bowling??

  42. Summer Hinaki-McDade says:

    lots of supping and surfing and getaway to coffs harbour

  43. Nicola says:

    My kids would love the sciencentre

  44. christine says:

    GOMA, Southbank, beach,cityhopper?

  45. Varna says:

    Definitely want to try spark lab at Southbank and do the botanical gardens and Mt Cootha.

  46. Erin Power says:

    We are off the see the GRUFFALO with a picnic and play in the City gardens afterward.

  47. Lauren says:

    Maleny dairies

  48. Ella Dahl says:

    Defiantly a picnic at Botanical Gardens!

  49. Kara says:

    City Cat day tripping around Brisbane and The Movies.

  50. Rachael says:

    Trying to survive with budget-friendly options of park dates and home play.

  51. John Tebble says:

    There’s some great parks. Redlands track park and Walkabout creek for bike riding. Flying a kit at Nudgee beach and a bbq on a windy afternoon. Fishing at Manly with the kids. Indoor climbing at Urban Climb at West End. There are so many things to do.

  52. Belinda says:

    We are planning on going to the Sir Brisbane Thomas Planetarium at Mt Cootha!

  53. Melissa Mikkelsen says:

    The Qld museum and south bank are always on our school holiday list of things to do 🙂

  54. Thuy says:

    What a comprehensive list. Something for everyone to enjoy. Would love to checkout Ultimate Xtreme Adventure Park in Hendra to prepare for Dec skiing trip.

  55. Thuy says:

    What a comprehensive list of school holiday activities. Something for everyone! We would love to check out the Ultimate Xtreme Adventure Park in Hendra to get ready for the Dec skiing trip.

  56. Steph says:

    Art gallery, museums, South Bank, planetarium & botanic gardens

  57. Rhonda Ball says:

    These school holidays we’ll do a Local Library event at Everton Park. David Wallem theme. And maybe the Planetarium.

  58. Josie says:

    Sooo many options – flipside or southbank….. a show or an adventure… maybe both.

  59. Jodie says:

    Southbank – it’s warming up

  60. Beth Streten says:

    Brilliant advice thanks! I’m definitely planning a half day trip to shorncliff on the train, Daisy Hill Koala sanctuary and the publication library on top of strike bowling!!

  61. Kristy says:

    Beach, movies (small foot), baking, local park, museum, craft activities and possibly dreamworld ???‍?

  62. Jo Stephensen says:

    Movies, Hidden Playworld Park, and skate park definitely on the list with the niece and nephews

  63. Belinda Hammett says:

    Museum, GOMA and Southbank.

  64. Lisa says:

    Great list of ideas! We will definitely check out the Museum and Goma

  65. Ali Voigt says:

    We will be hitting up Southbank for a swim after we have used our bowling passes haha

  66. Kim says:

    hiking wyaralong Dam

  67. Marnie Thompson says:

    Our family always loves a visit to the science centre. It is a great day out for all different ages!!!

  68. Catherine says:

    Daisy Hill Koala Reserve for sure 🙂

  69. Catherine Rogers says:

    Would love to go Maleny dairies

  70. Rowena terlingen says:

    Currumbin wildlife sanctuary!

  71. Ryan says:

    SlapDash Galaxy would be great.

  72. Alisha says:

    The Nutcracker and a scooter ride and picnic @ Mt Cootha.
    Citycat ride to Southbank too!!

  73. Aneesa Walters says:

    Definitely a trip to South Bank- we haven’t been there in ages!

  74. Karen says:

    We are wanting to try slot car racing as a family for the first time.

  75. Sharon says:

    Museum of Brisbane and Ipswich Art Gallery!

  76. Angela says:

    Ipswich art gallery is where we re heading this school holidays

  77. Clare Lacey says:

    Urban Extreme looks amazing ??

  78. Annette Robertson says:

    Yabba dabba dooooo!
    Bowiling with the kids

  79. Michelle says:

    Australia Zoo! The kids love to see all of the different animals ?????

  80. Dani says:

    We will definitely being visiting the botanical gardens, the planetarium and the museum.

  81. We ❤️ Exploring Brisbane on the holidays. We always do the Museum and Mt Cootha Gardens but this time I think we’ll do the city Gardens instead!

  82. Rhianon says:

    Bushwalking- or anything that does not involve an iPad or PlayStation. Far too much tech time during the school terms

  83. Adam says:

    Ramp attack and MTB riding at bunya are a must for school holidays

  84. Cassi says:

    Will definitely do a trip to south bank… the kids love the bus train and ferry experience. Karawatha forest is great too ?

  85. Angela says:

    Surfing, dance workshop and maybe a last minute getaway… Hopefully strike bowling!

  86. Anne Marsh says:

    Southbank
    Museum
    Botanical Gardens
    Movies

  87. Natasha Hutchison says:

    Definitely GOMA and the brisbane museums, settlement cove, botanical gardens and hopefully the rail museum and the planetarium! The rail museum is always a great day out and i havent been to the planetarium before!

  88. Gemma sayad sarvari says:

    Hopefully bowling them over with lots of fun activites… Pj masks lovr, trip to museum, parks and maybe the beach

  89. Rosina Hoy says:

    We are going to Flipside Circus and Iceskating, so excited!!?⛸?

  90. Carly says:

    We might do a little of “nothing” this holidays.. let the kids be bored, use their imagination and make up games and play together! Web found this works so well and they get on so much better ?

    Too many devices, screens and organised activities.. so we like to chill out with our 6 kiddies and spend some quality down time with them..
    prob some beach trips or 4wd-ing involved too??

  91. Melanie Neumann says:

    Bribie Island Sanstone Points Hotel has everything for families. On the school holidays they have a blow up water park that my kids love, they have an animal farm, lots of different options for lunch and a kids games room aswell. Its also has lots of beautiful spots for parents and families to sit back and relax.

  92. Melanie Neumann says:

    We will definately be visiting Maleny Dairies, we always love out time spent there !

  93. Wendi says:

    We love south bank and are going to explore the rail museum

  94. Arlene Norfolk says:

    Head to the Gold Coast for a couple of days.

  95. Jill Walton says:

    Go to GOMA’s Childrens Art Centre for free, air-conditioned art activities in a beautiful building by the river.

  96. Kylie Verhoef says:

    Botanic Gardens, tree top climbing for the kids, south bank. Anything to keep the kids entertained.

  97. Kellie says:

    Museum, Circus Arts at DFO and the beach!

  98. Peter says:

    hello bowling with the skids.
    Rock climbing whilst eating a hot dog.

  99. Erika Little says:

    It would be great to go visit Maleny Dairies again this holidays. Love their farm, their philosophy on helping the dairy industry and their products are so delicious.

  100. Angela Abussi says:

    School holiday wishlist…
    Koala reserve, pony rides, outdoor adventure….

  101. Yes bowling would be on the list,beach as now weather is warming up and we live on sunny coast, southbank as grand daughter is in Lady Cellento having back surgery so we will take the boys to the museum and Im sure they will tell us other things they want to do.

  102. Simon McFerran says:

    We have planned a trip to Mt. Cootha, The Planetarium & and hopefully we’ll get to spark lab too.

  103. Elke says:

    Local libraries events
    Brisbane museum
    Mount coocha planetarium

  104. Chloe says:

    Picnics in the park and lots of library visits!

  105. William says:

    Homemade play dough!

  106. Susan Mitterman says:

    Operation Ouch looks so much fun!

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