Winter school holiday activities for kids in Brisbane 2023

Cosy nights, chilly mornings, it’s almost time for the Winter school holidays! Wondering what’s on for kids in Brisbane? There are heaps of school holiday activities this winter. Whether it’s kids shows, exciting vacation care programs, kids sports camps, or fun activities for the family, we’ve got you covered.

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School Holiday Activities for Kids – Winter 2023


The Ultimate Winter School Holiday Indoor Play Area

June 23 – July 9

Bounce Tingalpa

Bounce Macgregor

Bounce Morayfield

Bounce Tingalpa

After Dark is back 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.

Or take advantage of BOUNCE INC Holiday Camps! Run throughout the holidays, these camps are a super fun, engaging and healthy daily activity to keep kids entertained during the school holidays.


Dinosaurs are taking over Tulmur Place

June 26 – July 5

Tulmur Place, Ipswich

Dinosaurs Are Taking over Tulmur Place

From Monday 26 June to Wednesday 5 July 2023, you can see an epic exhibition of dinosaurs day and night! Make the most of your day in Ipswich Central and park in the Nicholas Street Precinct car park easily accessed via Bremer Street, then take the lift up to Tulmur Place and catch the action.

Visit the dedicated children’s library, take a short stroll to the Ipswich Art Gallery and shop the range of clothing and boutique stores in the historic Top of Town.

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Kids Collective

June 26 – July 5

Victoria Park

Kids Collective Victoria Park Brisbane

Get your kids moving and having fun these winter school holidays with health and recreation activities at Kids Collective Victoria Park!

Held on 26-28 June and 2-5 July 2023 from 9am-1pm each day, our activities will provide kids with fun and active experiences that will keep them engaged and energised.


Lost in Space Escape Room

June 26  – July 9

Riverlink Shopping Centre

Lost in Space Escape Room at Riverlink

Head on down to Riverlink Shopping Centre these school holidays and save the first dog in space as your group of space travellers in the year 3020. Can you solve the challenge and escape?


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The Ultimate School Holidays Activities at Urban Xtreme

June 24 – July 9

Urban Xtreme, Hendra

the Ultimate School Holidays Activities at Urban Xtreme

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!


Winter Vacation Care

June 26  – July 7

Adam & Noah Early Learning College, Heritage Park

Adam Noah Vacation Care Program Brisbane

Winter Vacation Care returns this June at Adam & Noah Early Learning College — open to kids from across the area.  Enjoy excursions every day with the best school holiday program in town!


Teddy Bears Picnic & Workshops

June 26 – July 9

Victoria Point Shopping Centre

Teddy Bears Picnic Workshops

Come and join in the FREE fun outside Best & Less these school holidays at Victoria Point Shopping Centre! Make & decorate your very own teddy to take home and treasure, plus teddy bear meet and greets!


Are We There Yet?

June 28 – July 2


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

Join eight year old Grace and her family on their adventurous and often funny expedition around Australia! Alison Lester AM’s classic book Are We There Yet? comes to life on stage, with songs, fun, (and quokkas!) for children aged 3-10 and their adults.


Golf School Holiday Clinics

June 28 – July 6

Golf Central BNE

Group of Kids at Golf Bne's junior golf clinic

Golf Central BNE’s Junior Clinics are back these June / July School Holidays! They have got clinics available for juniors new to the sport as well as intermediate-level juniors.


Kids Collective Roma Street Parkland

June 28 – July 7

Roma Street Parkland

Kids Collective South Bank Parklands

Finding things to do during the school holidays doesn’t have to be a challenge, Kids Collective at Roma Street Parkland have done all of the hard work for you!

During school holidays, the parkland is buzzing with free activities for kids aged 5-12 years old – soak up some fresh air while growing your own seedling, kicking a soccer ball, creating your own arts and craft masterpiece plus more.


Monet in Paris

June 28 – August 6

Le Grand Palais, Hamilton

Monet in Paris Brisbane

Experience the awe-inspiring world of the Impressionist masters at Monet in Paris, an immersive spectacle presented in Le Grand Palais. Prepare to be transported as breath-taking artworks envelop every surface, creating a mesmerising display of light, colour, sound, and fragrance.


Winter School Holiday Coding & Robotics Camps

June 29 – July 7

Various locations across Brisbane

Kids at Junior Engineers School Holiday Camp

With full-day coding and robotics courses at many convenient locations across Queensland including Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast! Plus online half-day alternatives, Junior Engineers has something for everyone this Winter holidays.


The Pet Show 2023

July 1 – 2

Brisbane Showgrounds

the Pet Show 2023

The Pet Show is all about positive pet parenting. There will be educational presentations, entertainment, products to try and buy, meet and greet sessions, face painters, food trucks and more. Plenty on offer to keep the kids entertained!


SPARK Ipswich 2023

July 6 – 16

Ipswich City

Spark Ipswich 2023

SPARK Ipswich is an 11-day city-wide event celebrating the people, places, arts and culture of Ipswich. The 2023 program will deliver up a fresh program of light installations, projection, music, comedy, arts, exhibitions, culture, technology, collaboration and discussion that will take over the City from 6-16 July.


Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program – A Bee Story

July 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Brisbane City Hall

a Bee Story on Staae in Brisbane

A Bee Story is a uniquely Australian physical theatre show for children and families incorporating a kaleidoscope of circus, acrobatics, dance and live music. It tells the story of Queen Bee and Worker Bee who must work together to rebuild their hive after being destroyed by a bushfire. But things never quite go to plan.


Queensland Garden Expo 2023

July 7 – July 9

Nambour Showgrounds

Kids at Queensland Garden Expo

The Queensland Garden Expo is one of Australia’s most loved gardening events! This annual event attracts the country’s gardening royalty to the speaker program. With three full days of talks and workshops covering a wide range of topics, there’s something for everyone!


Discover miniBOUNCE these Winter school holidays!

June 23 – July 9

miniBOUNCE, Carindale

Kids Playing at Mini Bounce Carindale

miniBOUNCE has made shopping at Westfield Carindale even easier these school holidays! You can drop your little adrenaline hunter off at miniBOUNCE with their Drop & Shop ticket. Available Monday, Wednesday & Friday, With two session times: 10am -12pm or 1-3pm $50 including a drink & snack.


Play School Live in Concert “Humpty’s Showtime”

June 22 – July 2

Various locations across QLD

Play School Live in Concert humpty's Showtime"

Filled with many fun songs to sing and dance along with, this show has been specially designed to delight pre-schoolers and parents alike. In this 40 minute performance, ‘Humpty and the Play School toys help with the big spectacular featuring starring roles for Jemima, Big Ted, Little Ted and guest appearances from other Play School favourites.



School holiday activities across the region

Next Level KidZip

June 24 – July 8

Next Level High Ropes, Maroochydore

Boy Climbing at Next Level High Ropes Sunshine Coast

Zip into an elevated adventure with KidZip! At Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park – they climb with your kids, so you don’t have to! Let your little player put their nerves to the test and climb high above the rest, as they battle aerial challenges and obstacles at Next Level, Maroochydore.


Sesame Street arrives at Sunshine Plaza

June 27 @ 11:00 am – July 8 @ 2:00 pm

Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore

Sesame Street Arrives at Sunshine Plaza

OM NOM NOM get ready for a fun-filled Sesame Street adventure these school holidays. All your favourite Sesame Street characters will be visiting Sunshine Plaza from Tuesday 27 June to Saturday 8 July. Let the Sesame Street fun begin!


Visit our What’s On calendar for more events and kids’ activities across SE QLD.

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

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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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