The end of another school year means the start of the summer school holidays! Don’t fret Brisbane parents, the river city has plenty of summer school holiday activities for big kids and little kids.
Here is our guide to summer school holiday activities for kids in Brisbane. ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
Locations across Queensland
12 December 2022 – 13 January 2023
Let Junior Engineers inspire your child this summer with their 2 and 3 day STEM camps. Whether your kid is a coding rookie or budding tech superstar, there is something for them. Classes include Lego Mindstorm, app development, film making, stop motion, robot building with Arduino and coding with Minecraft, Roblox and Micro:bits. Kids in the City subscribers get 10% off when you use the code CITYCOAST10. READ MORE
December 12, 2022 – January 20, 2023
Boondall & Acacia Ridge
Iceworld is the coolest place to be this summer holidays and has plenty of public session times for you to get your ice-skating fix!
2-hour weekday sessions will be held from 10.30am and 1pm and they also have their usual evening and weekend options. READ MORE
BOUNCE: The ultimate indoor play area
MACGREGOR: 544 Kessels Rd, Macgregor QLD 4109
TINGALPA: 40 Enterprise Place, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
December 12, 2022 – January 22, 2023
BOUNCE is the perfect playground to develop your freestyle tricks these school holidays. It’s the ultimate indoor play area to develop and harness balance, coordination and agility through a unique blend of fun, freestyle, progression and development. READ MORE
December 13, 2022 – January 19, 2023
Golf Central BNE, Brisbane Airport
Golf Central BNE’s super fun Junior Clinics are back this Christmas school holidays. These clinics are perfect for the aspiring pro golfer as well as those new to the sport. READ MORE
December 12, 2022 – January 22, 2023
Adam & Noah Early Learning College, Heritage Park
Summer vacation care returns this December at Adam & Noah Early Learning College, open to kids from across the area. Enjoy excursions everyday, plus youth camp, talent show and much more! READ MORE
January 8 – 22, 2023
Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island
Things are about to heat up these summer school holidays with Australia’s hottest new attraction, Monster Jump & Splash coming to Sandstone Point Hotel! Enjoy a bounce bonanza on our mobile inflatable obstacle course followed by a cruisy cool down on the Splash attractions! READ MORE
January 9 – 12, 2023
Various Kingswim locations
Fast Track is a 4-day program of holiday swimming lessons which run during the school holidays by Kingswim.
Lesson duration ranges from 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the class level. Fast Track is open to all families, whether they are already in the Kingswim program, swimming somewhere else, or are new to swimming altogether. Everyone can benefit from the intensive holiday swimming program. READ MORE
January 19, 2023
Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City
Frighteningly funny and seriously silly, Revolting Rhymes takes the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranges them with hilarious twists.
The Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program is a series of fun and engaging performances free to the public that run during the Queensland school holiday periods as part of Brisbane City Council’s City Entertainment program. READ MORE
Until January 22, 2023
Queensland Museum, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.
The exhibition gives visitors an opportunity to explore hundreds of original sketches and artworks from their favourite Disney animated classics and go behind the scenes in this rare opportunity to experience the wonderful creativity and innovation from the world’s most prolific animation studio. READ MORE
School holiday activities across the region
December 12, 2022 – January 31, 2023
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba
It’s the Summer of Seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium! From 10 December 2022 to 31 January 2023, the Mooloolaba attraction is celebrating the much-loved marine mammals with a range of school holiday activities for families to enjoy. READ MORE
December 17, 2022 – January 22, 2023
Paradise Centre, Surfers Paradise
Paradise Centre is feeling as Fresh As Summer, and so will you when you visit this December and January! They have the juiciest line up of fresh, fruity, and free entertainment, live DJs, giveaways and so much more to keep the whole family entertained. READ MORE
Daily through school holidays
The Big Wedgie is an EPIC inflatable waterpark with 4 massive inflatable waterslides that are like nothing else you would have experienced! There is one for every age and level. READ MORE
Want to see more?
Choose a region below to see what’s happening for summer school holiday in the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast ↓
Or visit our What’s On calendar for more events and activities across the region.
We are constantly adding events as they are announced, so make sure you bookmark this page and check back regularly!