Brisbane Events Calendar

Welcome to the Brisbane Kids Event Calendar, your ultimate guide to discovering the most fantastic family-friendly events and activities in Brisbane and South East Queensland. Whether you're seeking weekend festivities, school holiday events, or want to make every day an adventure, we've got you covered with what's on near you.

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Natalya Hughes The Castle of Tarragindi

Children's Art Centre, QAGOMA Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank

Natalya Hughes The Castle of Tarragindi Australian artist Natalya Hughes creates paintings, textiles, sculptures and installations informed by decorative and ornamental traditions. A way in which she does this, is to create immersive interiors that draw on art history. For this project, Natalya invites children to explore the imaginative artform of the ‘grotesque’ through hands-on and […]


Insect Agency

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Insect Agency Insects are everywhere, in a mind-blowing diversity of shapes, colours and species. This brand new exhibition, developed by Queensland Museum, will explore the surprising variety of ways insects do good - for the planet and humanity. From maintaining healthy ecosystems, pollinating our crops, to providing inspiration for new technologies, they are six-legged superheroes. […]


Rearranged: Art of the Flower

Museum of Brisbane Lv 3, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Brisbane

Rearranged: Art of the Flower Opening on Saturday 25 November 2023, the Rearranged: Art of the Flower exhibition at Museum of Brisbane (MoB) invites you to revel in the abundant blooms of Brisbane. Stroll through a lush collection of paintings, textiles, sculptures, ceramics and new media in a space reminiscent of a quintessential Queenslander house. […]


Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane

Departure As Artists in Residence at Museum of Brisbane (MoB) for BrisAsia Stories, Christine Ko and Louis Lim will extend upon their ongoing project Departure. In this iteration of the project, Christine and Louis will lead a series of informal conversations and workshops with various members from Brisbane migrant communities. Participants will be encouraged to share their […]


Artist in Residence: Hiromi Tango

Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane

Artist in Residence: Hiromi Tango Japanese-Australian multidisciplinary artist Hiromi Tango will start a six-month residency from 2 March 2024 where the contemporary creative will transform Museum of Brisbane’s Adelaide Street Pavilion into a sculptural arrangement of vibrant flowers through the 花弁 Hanabira (Gentle Petal) public installation. As the community-led project begins to blossom, Hiromi invites […]


Playback – Retro Games Mini-Imaginarium

Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Playback - Retro Games Mini-Imaginarium Get your retro game on at Playback, Bribie Island Seaside Museum’s mini-Imaginarium. This is a free, interactive space full of old school arcade games. Parents, take on your teens and children to show them how original gamers do it. Test your skills and challenge each other at old school favourites […]


Premier’s Reading Challenge 2024

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The Premier's Reading Challenge The Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC) is an annual statewide initiative for Queensland state and non-state schools and home-educated students from Prep to Year 9, as well as children (aged up to 5 years) enrolled in an early childhood centre. The PRC aims to improve literacy and encourage children to read for […]


Hills Festival

Various Venues in the Hills District Qld

Hills Festival For the entire month of May, the Hills will come alive with fireworks, rides, entertainment and workshops for the Hills Festival. The Hills District, just north of Brisbane encompassing the suburbs of Arana Hills, Bunya, Draper, Everton Hills, Ferny Hills and Albany Creek, will be hosting an amazing program of unique events and […]


The Fish Bowl: Family Fun Art Space

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

The Fish Bowl: Family Fun Art Space The Fish Bowl is an immersive installation space by Wish you were here artist Kellie O’Dempsey! Using coloured light, collage, and other mediums you can help create an underwater landscape. Each activity explores different approaches to drawing media, collage, gesture, and composition. Watch the landscape change as it […]


Nature by Night Imaginarium

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe

Nature by Night Imaginarium Explore the nocturnal world of Australian wildlife at Redcliffe Museum’s Nature by Night Imaginarium. Learn about some of Australia’s favourite night-time animals and guess the sounds they make. Enjoy the fascinating nocturnal zone and make yourself cosy in our glow worm cave or get creative with at the activity station. There […]


Art Collection Up Close

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine

Art Collection Up Close What comes to mind when you think of an artwork? Art can take on many forms, including printing, sculpture and performance. Because of its infinite possibilities, art is an excellent way to learn about ourselves and the places we live in. Come along and meet a few artists from the City […]



Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside

Wheelz Are you looking for a wheely fun activity? Race into Wheelz, the new Imaginarium activity at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum! From car wheels to wagon wheels, come and investigate the history of the wheel and how it keeps us moving.  Drop in and drive a special race car, experiment with linear motion using the […]


Babes in Arms – Cooroy Library

Cooroy Library 9 Maple St, Cooroy

Babes in Arms - Cooroy Library Families are invited to join the Cooroy Library every Wednesday for the Babes in Arms songs and rhymes session. They can enjoy a special bonding experience with their babies while sharing rhymes and songs in a relaxed group atmosphere. This is a great opportunity for parents and caregivers to […]


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