Brisbane Spring School Holiday Guide 2023

Wondering what’s on for kids this spring school holiday in Brisbane? Our Spring School Holiday Guide is here – crammed with the best kids’ camps, kids’ shows, family-friendly activities and more.

Read on for the best of what’s on in Brisbane for kids this spring!  ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓

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School holiday holograms

Hologram Zoo

August 22 – October 31

Child at Hologram Zoo Looking at Hologram Dinosaur

The Hologram Zoo offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see animals up close while utilising the latest advancements in holographic technology. Visitors can interact with the holographic animals as if they were real by feeding them, petting them, and even playing with them. The animals can even grow much larger than their real life counterparts!


Brisbane Festival 2023

September 1 – 23

Various locations across Brisbane

Lightscape Brisbane 2023 a Rainbow Tree

The incredible Brisbane Festival returns this spring school holiday with a mesmerising program for the whole family. Dive with a friendly giant at Erth’s Shark Dive, explore the brilliance of Brisbane City Botanical Gardens after-dark at Lightscape, or even be serenaded in your favourite local park at Brisbane Serenades!


The Ultimate Spring School Holiday Indoor Adventure!

BOUNCE Morayfield

BOUNCE Macgregor

BOUNCE Tingalpa

September 15 – October 2

Bounce Tingalpa

BOUNCE is the perfect playground to develop your freestyle tricks these school holidays! Plus, After Dark is back for the ultimate end of term party to kick off the spring school holidays! From 6-9pm, the lights go down, and the music starts pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun.

The perfect event for school-aged kids and teens to celebrate the end of term, book your friends in for a night of awesomeness and come party at BOUNCE. Now at THREE locations in Brisbane!


Xtreme Spring School Holiday Fun

Urban Xtreme, Hendra

September 15 – October 3

Kids at Urban Xtreme Brisbane

Looking for some inspiration to keep your kids active and entertained during the school holidays?
Whether you’re looking for some family fun or get the kids supervised for the day, Urban Xtreme’s got you covered!


Cross River Rail free school holiday fun

Cross River Rail Experience Centre

September 16 – 30

Cross River Rail Free School Holiday Fun

The FREE Cross River Rail school holiday program returns again this holidays! Whether it is creativity with clay, investigating electronics and signals, exploring archaeology or fun with maps, there is something for every child.


Monster Jump

Sandstone Point Hotel

September 16 – October 2

Monster Jump Sandstone Point

It’s time for a massive Bounce Bonanza these school holidays! Australia’s hottest new attraction, Monster Jump, is returning to Sandstone Point Hotel! The mobile inflatable obstacle course is set to jump into Sandstone Point from the 16th September – 2nd October 2023.


Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park Sunshine Coast Banner


Spring coding and robotics holiday courses

Junior Robotics, various locations

September 16 – October 2

Junior Engineers Spring School Holiday Program

Junior Engineers has got your spring school holidays covered with a fabulous range of Survival Mode coding, robotics and creative classes right across the country.
Plus, save 10% – Use the Code KITCSURVIVAL10 at checkout!


Preschool BOUNCE sessions

miniBOUNCE, Westield Carindale

September 16 – October 2

Little Girl at Minibounce Brisbane

miniBOUNCE is open every day during the school holidays! miniBOUNCE is an active adventure-play centre specially designed for preschool kids. Everything at miniBOUNCE is designed to offer fun, active-play experiences that help develop a positive relationship with physical activity for life.


Park Play

Victoria Park

September 18 – 27

Kids Having Fun at City Parklands Park Play Victoria Park

Spring into school holidays at Victoria Park with animal-themed activities the kids will love! On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 18-27 September 2023, 9 am-1 pm each day, Park Play will provide kids with fun experiences and performances that will keep them engaged while keeping parents entertained too!

September Vacation Care

Australia Early Learning College, Heritage Park & Marsden

September 18 – 29

September Vacation Care

September Vacation Care returns this September to Australian Early Learning Colleges by Adam&Noah – open to kids from across the area. Enjoy excursions every day with the best school holiday program in town!


Spring Vibes in Ipswich

Tulmur Place, Ipswich

September 20 – 27

Spring Vibes in Ipswich

Welcome Spring Vibes and join in this free-spirited celebration in Tulmur Place for these September School Holidays! Children will be spoilt for choice with an array of activities and performances. Get ready to groove and boogie with the kid-friendly DJ, and be captivated with roving performers, mini markets and yard games.


Junior School Holiday Clinics

Golf Centre BNE

September 20 – 28

Group of Kids at Golf Bne's junior golf clinic

Golf Central’s super fun Junior Golf Clinics are back these September school holidays. Their clinics are run by their PGA Professional Coach, Quinton Howe and cater to your child’s skill level.



Spring school holiday activities across the region


KidZip & KidZip Junior

Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park

September 16 – October 1

Next Level Kidzip

KidZip: Let the Adventure Begin! Are you ready to watch your young players climb to new heights?

At Next Level, they have the ultimate high-flying quest for your adventurous youngsters with their KidZip! Their expert instructors will guide your players on an epic journey through their high ropes courses, all while you kick back and enjoy the view from solid ground.


Fun-tastic adventures await at The Ginger Factory!

The Ginger Factory, Yandina

September 18 – 29

Ginger Factory School Holidays

Calling all kids and families on the Sunshine Coast! Get ready for a fantastic time at The Ginger Factory this coming school holiday season. It’s the place to be for smiles, laughter, and amazing shows that you won’t want to miss this September!


Kids Take Over

HOTA, Surfers Paradise

September 27 – October 1

Dj Skool at Hota

Your favourite mini fest is back – taking over HOTA these school holidays. With a program bursting indoors and out, Kids Take Over is packed with free and ticketed workshops, visual arts experiences, performances, and everything in between.


Holiday Holographic Entertainment

Holoverse, Surfers Paradise

September 1 – October 2

Holoverse Banner Gold Coast

Holoverse is a new hi-tech Entertainment Centre that uses state-of-the-art Holograms to create amazing experiences and adventures. Explore the prehistoric planet and the ancient dinosaurs that live there in “Dinosaur Adventure” or take a dive into the otherworldly ocean depths and swim with fishes in our “Holographic Aquarium”!


Kids Travel + Stay & Eat for FREE

Kingfisher Bay Resort, K’gari

September 1 – December 31

Kids Travel + Stay Eat for Free

This is your chance to escape to K’gari (formerly Fraser Island) and receive free ferry transfers, accommodation, breakfast and dinner for the kids. Stay in a self-contained villa for three nights or more and save with Kingfisher Bay Resort’s Kids Travel, Stay & Eat for free deal, which includes school holiday travel during September and December.


Want to see what’s happening this Spring for kids on the Sunshine Coast and kids on the Gold Coast?

Click on a region below to find out what’s happening across the rest of south-east Queensland ↓

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Spring School Holiday Guide Landing Page

Or visit our What’s On calendar for more events and activities across the region.

We are constantly adding school holiday activities as they are announced, so make sure you bookmark this page and check back regularly!

By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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