BRISBANE: School Holiday Guide Spring 2018 - Top pick of things to do!

12 September 2018

Spring has sprung; school holidays are almost here! So it's time for a well-earned reprieve from the homework and morning rush, and get the kids busy with some FAB school holiday activities!

There's stacks of great things happening across the region these school holidays for the kids. Here's our top picks of school holiday activities for kids in BRISBANE!

Happy holidays x

Looking for more ideas? Check out the FULL SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE!


Event Cinemas School Holidays Family Saver Sessions

Event Cinemas across the region

22 September to 7 October 

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Two words strike fear into the hearts of all parents – school holidays! Event Cinemas have three words to save the day – Family Saver Sessions!

Join Cinebuzz and access $11* tickets for the big family movies these school holidays at Event Cinemas. See Disney’s “Christopher Robin”, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, Smallfoot, The House With a Clock in its Walls OR Deadly Dinosaurs with Steve Backshall. 'Deadly Dinosaurs’ is exclusive to Event Cinemas and brings the world’s most deadly dinosaurs roaring back to life in an immersive, action-packed series presented by popular wildlife host from ‘Deadly 60’ Steve Backshall.

Best of all Cinebuzz is free to join, so join now!

Plus, check out your local cinemas’ calendar of school holiday free foyer activities and movie themed crafts to make a day of it! Don’t forget to grab an entry form for the Teen Titans Go! To the Movies colouring competition. Put your creative skills to work for your chance to win ... READ MORE


ImagiNation Children's Festival


22 September to 07 October

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Discover the City of Logan’s ImagiNation Children’s Festival these school holidays, where you can find the best holiday fun all in one place!

There’s 16 days of free or low cost fun for children 0 – 12 years including a muddy wonderland, ninja obstacle course, cooking, dancing, art and craft and even how to make robots work. 

Festival highlights include a Muddy Wonderland on 29 and 30 September, where kids can slip and slide their way into the realms of Mud World. Discover a Muddy Monsterland, Village of Mud, Mud Mania, Mud Slide and The Great Muddy Mountain Range. Or if you prefer something cleaner there is Under the Trees at Mayes on Friday October 5. Enjoy free family fun exploring creating and connecting with nature.

Kids! Imagine a place where you can row the river one day, climb rock walls the next, zoom in a go-kart, create beautiful art and craft before heading to a kid’s muddy wonderland dance party on Saturday.

Mums and Dads! Imagine a place where... you can plan your school holiday fun on one easy step ... READ MORE


School Holiday FUN at Aussie World

Aussie World, Palmview

22 September to 7 October

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If you’re looking for FUN and THRILLS these holidays! Aussie World is the place to be!

Kicking off with Ride the Night on the 22nd September the park has over 30 rides and attractions waiting for you!

From the thrills of The Redback to a causal game of Mini Golf we recommend arriving at 10am to make the most of your day.

They’ve even got two daily shows running the entire Queensland Holidays including Training with Captain Pain and a Princess Party!

PLUS to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day they’ll have Pirate Training on the 22nd and 23rd September.

Grab a Family Pass online from $136 and take advantage of an extra 10% off when using KIDSONTHECOAST at the checkout ... READ MORE


SlapDash Galaxy – a Bunk Puppets show for the whole family

Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich

22 Sep 2018 to 7 Oct 

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Shadow puppets in space! Two brothers embark on an epic quest to find a new home planet.

This is the tale of Sam and Junior: two brothers, who must flee their barren planet, and embark on an epic quest across the galaxy. Using the contents of your cleaning cupboard, Bunk Puppets’ David Geddes conjures up astonishing lo-fi theatrical wizardry using only old boxes, bubble wrap, drinking straws, tennis balls, ping pong bats and old toys. It’s a crazy shadow puppet universe, made from bits of rubbish.

Recommended for 5 years + ... READ MORE 


Waterworld Central

Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island Road

22 September to 07 October

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For those of you craving that summer sun and fun outdoor activities these September school holidays, get excited because Waterworld Central is sliding into the Sandstone Point Hotel!

There's giant inflatable pools and slides to splash and play around in. And enjoy activities like the giant twin slides of the Dragon Pool or bouncing around under the palm trees of the Shark World. If relaxing is more your thing, head to the wading pool to chill out, or check out the Zorb Cylinders and experience what it’s like to walk on water! And for the dare devils, take the Dino Challenge by plummeting down the massive Colossal Dino Slide! 

Plus it's free entry for spectators ... READ MORE


Caloundra Music Festival

Kings Beach, Caloundra

28 September to 01 October

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Got kids? Like music? Thought your days of rocking out at music festivals were long over? Caloundra Music Festival is your answer – with the 2018 event over the October long weekend, set to deliver some fun and relaxed vibes for young and old.

The ever popular Funky Forest is bigger and better and will be home to the Sun Stage with lots of exciting activities for kids. Nestled under the shady trees of Kings Beach Park, there’s fun for kids of all ages with daily workshops, sports, games, facepainting, yoga classes, jumping castles, arts and crafts activities.

Moving out of Funky Forest, the kids can build some sand castles, while you listening to some great tunes at the Sand Stage.

If all of that doesn’t keep you busy – why not nip out for a swim at King’s Beach – which is literally on the doorstep of the festival.

And of course this year’s line up is sure to make the event a sell-out: John Butler Trio, The Waifs, Birds of Tokyo ... READ MORE


Lah-Lah's Big LIVE Band 10th Birthday Tour!

Various venues around Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast

2 to 7 October 2018

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Lah Lah's Big Live Band is headed our way to celebrate their 10th Birthday Party tour, and you're officially invited!

Come join the party these October School Holidays in Queensland.

Lah-Lah and the band will be touring their 10th Birthday “best of” album through Sony Music, following their 2017 ARIA-nominated release, Having Fun.

It’s an hour of singing and dancing fun full of Lah-Lah hits and laughs.

And don’t forget, everyone gets to meet the band, and the instruments, after the show ... READ MORE

For our FULL SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE - CLICK HERE! Packed with all the school holiday events happening in your area!

Venturing off the doorstep? Check out our TOP PICKS of School holiday activities on the SUNSHINE COAST and the GOLD COAST!

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Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City
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