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.
School Holiday Activities for Kids – Winter 2023
June 23 – July 9
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. READ MORE
Dinosaurs are taking over Tulmur Place
June 26 – July 5
Tulmur Place, Ipswich
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.
June 26 – July 5
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. SEE THE FULL PROGRAM HERE
June 26 – July 9
Riverlink Shopping Centre
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? READ MORE
June 24 – July 9
Urban Xtreme, Hendra
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! READ MORE
June 26 – July 7
Adam & Noah Early Learning College, Heritage Park
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! READ MORE
June 26 – July 9
Victoria Point Shopping Centre
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! READ MORE
June 28 – July 2
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. READ MORE
June 28 – July 6
Golf Central BNE
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. READ MORE
June 28 – July 7
Roma Street Parkland
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. READ MORE
June 28 – August 6
Le Grand Palais, Hamilton
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. READ MORE
June 29 – July 7
Various locations across Brisbane
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. READ MORE
July 1 – 2
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! READ MORE
July 6 – 16
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. READ MORE
July 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Brisbane City Hall
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. READ MORE
July 7 – July 9
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! READ MORE
June 23 – July 9
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. READ MORE
June 22 – July 2
Various locations across QLD
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. READ MORE
School holiday activities across the region
June 24 – July 8
Next Level High Ropes, Maroochydore
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. READ MORE
June 27 @ 11:00 am – July 8 @ 2:00 pm
Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore
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! READ MORE
Want to see more Winter School Holiday activities for kids?
Choose a region below to see what’s happening over the Winter school holidays in the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast ↓
Or 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!