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Our top picks of school holiday activities for kids in Brisbane this winter

Are you looking for ways to keep the kids busy these winter school holidays? There are some fantastic school holiday activities happening around Brisbane that suit all ages and interests.

Here are our favourite school holiday activities for kids in Brisbane this winter!


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For the animal lovers

The Pet Show (June 22-23): A fun day out for the whole family, with pet demonstrations, RSPCA adoptions, and everything you need to know about being a great pet parent.


Active and creative

Park Play (June 24-26 & July 1-3): Free activities at Victoria Park, including sports games, arts and crafts, and something for everyone to enjoy.

Junior Golf Clinics (June 26-July 4): Learn the basics or refine your skills at these fun and informative golf clinics.


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Theatrical fun

Scaredy House (June 19-29): A thrilling show perfect for 8-12-year-olds, combining spooky fun with Minecraft-inspired adventure.

Bangarra Dance Theatre: Waru (June 26-29): An interactive show for ages 3-8 featuring a baby turtle’s journey and Torres Strait Islander culture.


Cool winter adventures

Snow 4 Kids (June 1-July 28): Westfield North Lakes will be transformed into a winter wonderland with real snow!


Educational activities

Cross River Rail Activities (June 22-July 7): Free, interactive workshops on topics like coding, art, and construction.

Jurassic World by Brickman® (until July 14): See Jurassic World brought to life with millions of LEGO® bricks at the Queensland Museum.

Rearranged: Art of the Flower (until September 29): Explore the beauty of flowers in art at the Museum of Brisbane.

Winter Vacation Care (June 24-July 7): Australian Early Learning Colleges offers a fun-filled school holiday program with daily excursions.


Other fun school holiday activities in Brisbane and beyond

Circus Fun House Shows (June 22-July 6): A classic circus experience with music, comedy, and unique acts.

Queensland Garden Expo (July 4-7): Celebrate all things gardening with displays, workshops, and a wide variety of plants.


Bonus Tip! Hungry? Check out the new Grill’d family bundles to feed the whole crew for under $50!


With so many options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect activities to keep your kids entertained these winter school holidays!


See our full school holiday guide for more school holiday activities this winter!



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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - 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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