Our FAVOURITE Winter school holiday activities in Brisbane

Are you stuck for ideas on what to do this June/July or Winter school holiday in Brisbane? There are loads of events and activities for kids in store!

Here are our favourite kids’ events and kids’ activities this winter school holiday.


School holiday activities for active kids

Get ready to bounce into an unforgettable winter school holiday experience at Bounce Tingalpa and Bounce Macgregor, known as the ‘Ultimate Winter School Holiday Indoor Play Area’! Prepare for an epic end-of-term party as the After Dark event returns to kick off the summer school holidays. From 7-10 pm, the lights go down, and the music cranks up, guaranteeing three hours of non-stop freestyle fun. Dance parties, games, and fabulous prizes await!

Even the littlest ones can join in the bouncing excitement, thanks to miniBounce sessions at Westfield Carindale, happening daily. And guess what? Shopping just got easier with Drop & Shop! Leave your mini adrenaline hunters at miniBOUNCE to play while you shop. Available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Golf BNE is hosting a series of beginner and intermediate golf clinics at its course by Brisbane Airport. These clinics are always popular and kids always have heaps of fun! All clinics are run by PGA Professional Coach, Quinton Howe and all equipment is included.

Child at School Holiday Golf Clinic at Golf Central Bne Brisbane

Looking for health and recreation activities to keep your kids active and entertained this winter school holiday? Look no further than Kids Collective at Victoria Park and Roma Street Parkland. These vibrant locations are buzzing with free activities designed for kids aged 5-12 years old. From growing seedlings and kicking soccer balls to unleashing their creativity with arts and crafts, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy the fresh air and watch your kids have a blast!

If you’re seeking a full day of family fun or a supervised experience for the kids, Urban Xtreme has got you covered with their school holiday camps. Dive into a day of trampolining, ninja challenges, parkour, and much more. Get ready for action-packed adventures that will leave your kids grinning from ear to ear!

Kids Collective Victoria Park Brisbane

School holiday activities for curious kids

Prepare for a prehistoric adventure as dinosaurs take over Tulmur Place from Monday, 26 June to Wednesday, 5 July 2023. Immerse yourself in the incredible world of these enormous creatures. Whilst there, why not make a day of it and explore the dedicated children’s library and Ipswich Art Gallery?

For those parents in search of the ultimate Winter Vacation Care for their kids, check out Adam & Noah Early Learning College in Heritage Park. From exciting excursions to a comprehensive school holiday program, this is the place to be for a fun school holiday experience. Open to children from across the area.

For those that love a challenge, Riverlink Shopping Centre has an exciting escape room for kids to test their curiosity. Kids must save the first dog in space as your group of space travellers go to the year 3020.

Little artists will love the Monet in Paris exhibition. Experience the awe-inspiring world of the Impressionist masters at Monet in Paris, an immersive spectacle presented in Le Grand Palais.

Monet in Paris Brisbane

Or head into Victoria Point Shopping Centre for free teddy bear school holiday fun, everyday outside Best & Less. Create an edible teddy bear race car to enjoy, plus teddy bear meet and greets!

Aspiring coders and robotics enthusiasts are also well catered for this winter school holiday! Junior Engineers’ fab full-day coding and robotics courses are on this Winter. With numerous convenient locations across Queensland, aspiring tech-savvy individuals of all ages can embark on an unforgettable learning journey. But that’s not all – for those seeking flexibility, online half-day alternatives are also available. Winter holidays just got a whole lot more exciting!

Dinosaurs Are Taking over Tulmur Place

Unique Winter school holiday activities in Brisbane

For something truly spectacular, SPARK Ipswich will take over the City from 6-16 July. This 11-day city-wide event celebrates the people, places, arts and culture of Ipswich. The 2023 program will deliver a fresh program of light installations, projection, music, comedy, arts, exhibitions, culture and technology.

Calling all pet lovers! The Pet Show is set to take place at the Brisbane Showgrounds from July 1-2. Prepare for a fun-filled day with educational presentations, entertainment, products to try and buy, meet-and-greet sessions, face painters, food trucks and more to keep the kids entertained.

For any little green-thumbed kids, the Queensland Garden Expo is an absolute must-visit. Spanning three huge days, this botanical extravaganza offers an array of interesting talks and workshops covering a wide range of topics. There will be heaps for the kids to get involved in!

Queensland Garden Expo

Shows for kids this Winter School Holiday

There are several shows for kids this winter school holiday in Brisbane. The Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program presents A Bee Story at Brisbane City Hall. This uniquely Australian physical theatre show for children and families incorporates a kaleidoscope of circus, acrobatics, dance and live music.

Or the little ones will be delighted with ‘Play School Live in Concert’ on stage across various Queensland venues this winter school holiday. Filled with many fun songs to sing and dance along with, this show has been specially designed to delight pre-schoolers and parents alike.

And don’t miss the wonderful Are We There Yet? on stage a QPAC from June 28 – July 2. This new adaptation from multi-award winning playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer is a celebration of family, love, and the diversity and beauty of Australia.

Are We There Yet on Stage at Qpac Perfect for Kids This Winter School Holiday

Heading to the Sunny Coast?

Heading to the Sunny Coast this winter school holiday? Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park is running its KidZip sessions this winter – they climb with your kids, so you don’t have to!  Whilst there, don’t miss the fun-filled Sesame Street adventure at Sunshine Plaza. All your favourite Sesame Street characters will be visiting Sunshine Plaza from Tuesday, 27 June, to Saturday, 8 July.


Read our FULL SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE for more events and activities for kids this Winter School Holiday. 


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By Claire Gilligan
WITH A FIFO HUSBAND WHO WORKS AWAY WEEKS AT A TIME, CLAIRE ENJOYS FINDING FUN, LOCAL THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT TO OCCUPY HER AND HER TWO GIRLS' TIME. ORIGINALLY FROM SYDNEY, CLAIRE AND HER FAMILY LOVE ALL THE THINGS THE SUNSHINE COAST HAS TO OFFER AND ENJOY SHOWING IT OFF TO VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Kids on the Coast is 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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