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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The Butterfly Man of Kuranda: The Dodd Collection

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

The Butterfly Man of Kuranda: The Dodd Collection A precious collection of insects will go on display at Queensland Museum from 28 July 2023 until 14 April 2024 in an exhibition called The Butterfly Man of Kuranda: The Dodd Collection. Frederick Dodd, known as ‘The Butterfly Man of Kuranda’, was an Australian naturalist who dedicated the […]


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. […]


Lyndon Davis: Djagan Yaman

Caboolture Regional Art Gallery 4 Hasking St, Caboolture

Born and raised on the Sunshine Coast, Lyndon Davis is an internationally acclaimed Kabi Kabi artist, educator and cultural performer. Djagan Yaman translates as ‘Country calling’. This exhibition presents paintings, objects, moving image and sound to consider the way Davis’ practice is grounded in listening to Country and communicating the importance of custodianship and caring […]


Junior Curators: Mysterious Realms

Ipswich Art Gallery d'Arcy Doyle Place (between Brisbane and Limestone Streets), Ipswich

Junior Curators: Mysterious Realms Step into a world of wonder as Junior Curators: Mysterious Realms unveils its enchanting exhibition. This extraordinary experience has been crafted with the creativity of our young curators, reimagining traditional curation approaches. Witness their unique perspectives and see how they've breathed life into our collection, reshaping it to reflect their inner […]


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. […]

Local Christmas Carols on Today

various brisbane and surrounding suburbs Qld

Nothing puts you in the Christmas spirit faster than a few carols. Local events where the whole family can join in are being held almost every day throughout the festive season in Brisbane. We’ve grabbed the details of all of the Christmas carol locations across Brisbane that are worth going to and added it to […]


Christmas on Queen

Queen Street Mall Queen Street, Brisbane

Christmas on Queen Enjoy the magic of Christmas in Queen Street Mall with daily pop-up performances and roving entertainment that’s sure to delight all ages. The festive performances and entertainment will feature throughout Queen Street Mall.  Christmas on Queen Date:  1 – 24 December Time: 11am-3pm daily, plus 4.30pm-8.30pm during late-night trade.  Location: Queen Street Mall […]


Art Collection Up Close: Free Art Activities for Kids

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Art Collection Up Close: Free Art Activities for Kids Come one come all, all kids big and small to Art Collection up close these school holidays! Visit Redcliffe Art Gallery as the studio is transformed into a fun-filled, mind-expanding activity space for kids. What comes to mind when you think of an artwork? Art can […]

Event Series The Great Aussie Backyard

The Great Aussie Backyard

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside

The Great Aussie Backyard When we think of the traditional Aussie backyard, many of us conjure up images of hot summers, barbeques, a Hills Hoist or a friendly game of cricket. We also think of space but, since the 1990s, Australian backyards have been shrinking in size. What impact is this having on our lifestyles […]


Creation station: Imagine, play, create

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

Creation station: Imagine, play, create Looking for a fun and free activity for the kids? Visit the Creation Station at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery and explore our free hands-on art activities. Make a musical instrument made from natural and man-made materials. Embroider and stitch an artwork inspired by your local neighbourhood. Design and decorate […]


After Dark at BOUNCE

BOUNCE Queensland

After Dark is BACK at BOUNCE on Friday December 1st! Featuring 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun, a live DJ, dance parties, games and prizes with all your friends and their awesome hosts, it’s guaranteed to be the best party of the year. It's the perfect event for school-aged kids and teens to celebrate the […]

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