Easter school holiday activities for kids in Brisbane

Yummmmm – chocolate, hot cross buns, chocolate – we LOVE Easter school holidays!  Easter is a great time to get out and about and enjoy beautiful Brisbane. And there are plenty of school holiday activities in store for the kiddos. Here is our guide to what’s on for kids in Brisbane this Easter.

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Imaginaria – an immersive play experience from the future

March 20 – April 30

Queensland Maritime Museum

Kids Having Fun at Imaginaria in Brisbane

Located in the heart of Brisbane is a new form of immersive play where imagination and technology collide to create a stunning audio-visual play experience from the future. 


R.O.F.L. (Roll on the Floor Laughing)

Cremorne Theatre, QPAC

March 28 – April 5

Rofl rolling on the Floor Laughing

Join Rich and Matt – The Listies – for a comedy extravaganza jam packed with superbly stupid stuff. In its QPAC debut, R.O.F.L (Rolling On The Floor Laughing) sees The Listies tackle the most terrifyingly torturous family situation of all: BED TIME!


The Ultimate Easter Indoor Play Area: BOUNCE

Bounce Macgregor

Bounce Tingalpa

March 31 – April 16

Bounce Trampoline Park Brisbane

After Dark returns to BOUNCE for the ultimate end-of-term party to kick off the summer school holidays! From 7-10pm, the lights go down, and the music starts pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun. Our live DJ & BOUNCE Hosts will make it a great night for everyone with dance parties, games and prizes to be won. The 2-hour superpass also returns to BOUNCE these Easter school holidays.

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The Ultimate Easter School Holidays Activities at Urban Xtreme

March 31 – April 16

Urban Xtreme, Hendra

Kids on Ninja Warrior Course at Urban Xtreme Brisbane

Give your kids a digital detox and exchange their screen time for an XTREME fun time! Whether you’re looking for some active family fun or get the kids supervised for the day, Urban Xtreme has you covered with 10 action-packed activities under one roof we have something fun to suit all ages and abilities.


Frozen JR

April 1 & 2

Redcliffe Entertainment Centre

Frozen Jr Hero Image at Redcliffe Community Theatre

Following a sell-out season in February, ROAR Academy is thrilled to bring back FROZEN JR for a limited return season in the first weekend of school holidays.

Frozen JR is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna and the magical land of Arendelle to life on stage. This enchanting modern classic is ready for a young audience!


CoComelon Live in Tulmur Place

April 1 – 6

Nicholas Street Precinct, Tulmur Place

Cocomelon Live in Tulmur Place Ipswich

Come along and explore, learn, and play with JJ and his friends these Easter school holidays. Enjoy three colourful CoComelon activity zones! Have fun with a game of mini putt putt, bowl your way through the bowling alley and colour your world in the craft village. And for the big kids – challenge yourself on the 11m climbing wall.

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Grill’d Kids Burger Masterclasses

April 1 – 14

Grill’d restaurants across the region

Kids Burger Classes at Grill'd this April school holiday

Ready to go from burger lovers to lil super chefs this school holiday? Australia’s favourite home-grown burger brand Grill’d is serving up hands-on kids burger masterclasses this April school holidays. And kids are super excited!


April 1 – 10

Riverlink Shopping Centre

Bunnyville Riverlink Shopping Centre

This Easter, Riverlink is giving their customers the chance to cuddle a real life bunny! Plus enjoy FREE face painting and Easter craft.

Pre-school adventure play

April 1 – 16

miniBOUNCE, Westfield Carindale

Child Having Fun at Minibounce Brisbane

miniBOUNCE is an active adventure-play centre specially designed for pre-school kids. Everything at miniBOUNCE is designed to offer fun, active-play experiences that help develop a positive relationship with physical activity for life.


Easter School Holidays at Area 51!

April 1 – April 16

Area 51

Easter School Holidays at Area 51

Greeting Earthlings! The school holidays are fast approaching, which means its time for you to beam yourself and the kids to Area 51 Underwood!

There will be an Easter scavenger hunt with heaps of free prizes! Maybe even a sneaky visit from the Easter Bunny and Gizmo!


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April 3 – 14

Ipswich Art Gallery

Whalebone at Ipswich Art Gallery

Can we save our stories when the robots arrive? And how can a whalebone help with it? If you’re looking for an engaging, slightly quirky family show during the school holidays, ‘Whalebone‘ is for you!


Holiday Swim Intensives

April 3 – 14

Superfish Swim Schools

Holiday Swim Intensives with Super Fish Swim Schools

Superfish Swim School is offering programs for 1 or 2 weeks over the Easter School Holidays. Intensive 1:1 lessons, every day for 4 days in a row, in their heated indoor pools.


Easter Vacation Care

April 3 – 14

Adam & Noah Early Learning College

Adam Noah Brisbane Easter Vacation Care Flyer

Easter Vacation Care returns this April at Adam & Noah Early Learning College — open to kids from across the area.

Cared for by professionally trained teachers and cooked for by professional chefs with daily fresh meals. Enjoy excursions every day with the best school holiday program in town!


Easter school holiday STEM program

April 3 – April 14

Various locations across SE QLD + online

Kids and a Tutor at Junior Engineers Learning to Code

Junior Engineers’ jam-packed Easter school holiday program is now on sale. And they have a huge range of coding, robotics and creative movie making classes on offer.

There are more than 260 two or three day holiday camps scheduled at 60 schools and community centres across the country, and a heap of online options too!


The Great Easter Bunny Trail

April 3 – 10

Victoria Park

the Great Easter Bunny Trail in Victoria Park Brisbane

Can you help find the Easter Bunny these school holidays? From 3 – 10 April from 9am to 3pm, kids of all ages can participate in The Great Easter Bunny Trail around Victoria Park, Brisbane! Follow the trail of egg-citing clues through Victoria Park and collect six stamps along the way.


Hologram Zoo

April 3 – 16

Hologram Zoo, Cannon Hill

Hologram Zoo

Using holographic technology, the Hologram Zoo has brought animals to life in a completely new way by growing them to gigantic proportions. From towering giraffes to frogs the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, the giant hologram wall hand selects four unique giant hologram animals every day, so you never know what you will encounter!

Kids Collective Easter School Holiday Program

April 4 – 14

Roma Street Parkland

Kids Running Across Grass at Kids Collective Roma Street Parklands

Kids Collective Easter school holiday program takes place at Roma Street Parkland with free activities for children aged 5-12 years. Pre-booking is not required, Kids Collective has returned to drop-in classes with no capacity limit to offer flexibility for parents and guardians. You’re welcome to drop in any time between 9am and 1pm.

School Holiday Junior Golf Clinics

April 5 – 13

Golf BNE

Child at School Holiday Golf Clinic at Golf Central Bne Brisbane

Golf Central BNE’s super fun Junior Golf Clinics are back these school holidays. Perfect for the aspiring pro and those new to the sport.



April 6 – 8


Showmen Magic Show at Qpac

Prepare to experience a jaw dropping spectacle of live magic, illusions and stunts with Showmen. This supergroup of conjurers, tricksters, comedians, illusionists, daredevils, dancers and more have wowed audiences across the globe! And now they bring their captivating show to QPAC this Easter school holidays.


Meet the Easter Bunny

April 8

Victoria Park

Meet the Easter Bunny at Victoria Park Brisbane

On Easter Saturday, 8 April, 9am-1pm, Victoria Park will host a special guest appearance from none other than the Easter Bunny! Take part in The Great Easter Bunny Trail on this day for your chance to meet the Easter Bunny in real life.

Sunshine Coast Lightning Stars Netball Clinic

April 13

Morayfield Sport and Events Centre

Sunshine Coast Lightning Future Stars Specialist Clinic

Sunshine Coast Lightning athletes will take you through your paces, and work through some skills and games with you before providing autographs at the conclusion of the clinic.  Ages 8 – 13 years (2010 – 2015)

Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program presents The Creation Stories

April 13

Brisbane City Hall

Lord Mayor's Children's Program presents The Creation Stories

The Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program presents a one-of-a-kind experience with The Creation Stories. This enlightening and educational show features breath-taking performances of acting, song, dance, and music, that will transport audiences to the magical world of the dreaming, where the past meets the present.


ImagiNation Children’s Festival

April 15

Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct, Logan

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The iconic ImagiNation Children’s Festival event is back on Saturday 15 April from 9 am to 3 pm at the Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct, Logan. This one-day event will showcase six activity worlds, jam-packed full of fun, vibrancy, imagination, and adventure.

The event is aimed to help develop children’s minds in innovation, technology and creativity, also enabling them to move in their bodies through action and adventure and finding deeper connections to land, nature and culture.


School holiday activities across the region

Easter School Holiday Adventure Program

April 3 – 14

Sunshine Coast Recreation Precinct, Currimundi

Sunshine Coast Recreation Precinct Easter School Holiday Program

Have you got energetic kids chasing some hands-on fun these holidays?  Why not sign them up for the Sunshine Coast Recreation Precinct’s School Holiday program?

This is no ordinary vacation care program, with kids getting to try their hands at high ropes, catching waves, learning circus skills, and captaining canoes.


Tropic Arcadia


Daily until April 30

Topic Arcadia at Hota

Tongan-Polynesian artist Samuel Tupou has created a curious, pop-up island for you to explore. Discover his colourful patterns inspired by tapa (bark cloth) designs set amongst a surreal, tropical landscape that is part memory, part imagination, part arcade game. Through the layered art, families will be transported into a multi-dimensional realm of fun and adventure.


The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

April 5 – 9

Noosa Arts Theatre

the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe on Stage at Noosa Arts Theatre

C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is loved by children the world over and now comes to life on stage in Noosa and at Noosa Arts Theatre. Presented by Little Seed Theatre Co in collaboration with Noosa Arts Theatre, this magical performance is sure to delight families this Easter.



Visit our What’s On calendar for more events and kids activities across the region.

We are constantly adding events 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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