The BEST spring school holiday activities in Brisbane

Ooooh, spring is in the air, the mercury is rising, which must mean spring school holidays are just around the corner! Despite COVID restrictions affecting some activities, there’s still plenty of fun to be had during these spring school holidays in Brisbane.

Here are our favourite activities for the 2020 spring school holidays in Brisbane.

A Curious Arcade
16 to 26 September
Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Curious Arcade
Prepare to be intrigued by peculiar storytelling machines in this century-old arcade exhibit. These elaborate machines are the creations of virtuosic Australian inventor Celeste Mackellan, an obscure figure who disappeared in 1929 along with the mechanical curiosities she built. … READ MORE

Calling all Junior Penguin Keepers!
19 September to 4 October
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba

Pay a visit to the penguins at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast these school holidays!

Visit SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast during the September school holidays to go on a Junior Penguin Keeper adventure!

All kids visiting the Mooloolaba aquarium will receive a worksheet to help them discover fascinating facts about the Little Blue Penguins and the wonderful team who care for them. At the end of their journey, children can hand in their completed worksheet to receive a Junior Penguin Keeper certificate! … READ MORE

Kids Collective at Roma Street Parkland
21 September to 2 October 2020
Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane

Kids Collective Brisbane
Round up the littlies! Kids Collective’s holiday program is returning to Roma Street Parkland!

The free outdoor series for children aged 5- 12 years is set to entertain children with a range of educational and interactive activities, stimulating parts of the brain that assist in creative thinking, problem solving as well as fine and gross motor skills.

From mini worm farm creations, butterfly watercolour paintings, nature play and bee themed craft, there is something to kindle every kids fancy. … READ MORE

STEM Punks School Online Holiday Classes
21 September to 2 October

stem punks

September School Holidays are nearly here, and STEM Punks popular online classes are back! Due to their successful one-week STEM Camp last holidays, this time there’s TWO weeks of online classes! … READ MORE

Today’s children build tomorrow’s future
21 September to 3 October
Capalaba Central, Capalaba

Capalaba central school holidays
These school holidays decorate and take home your very own life size ‘Little Central’ inspired cardboard cubby house or shop at Capalaba Central! Bookings are $20 and include a life size cubby, hat and apron to take home! … READ MORE

Flipside Circus School Holiday Workshops
23 to 24 September
Redland Performing Arts Centre, Cleveland

flipside circus Brisbane

Roll Up! Roll Up! Join the circus workshops and have fun, test yourself, and learn a lot of new skills.

Whether it’s tackling the trapeze or harnessing the hula-hoop, Flipside Circus’ workshops make school holidays even more fun. Workshops are available for children aged 4 through to 16 years of age, so book now for some school holiday action! … READ MORE

Get on Board a Holiday Train!
19 September to 6 October 2020
Mary Valley Rattler, 10 Tozer Street Gympie

Mary valley rattler

Get on Board the Mary Valley Rattler for an adventure these school holidays!
Spot STEAM MAN on your heritage rail journey, bookings are required. … READ MORE

Engines Alive
19 September to 4 October
Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra

Queensland Air Museum

Queensland Air Museum will run a range of vintage aviation engines at 11am & 1pm each weekend during the holidays.

There is plenty of space at the museum for visitors to keep a safe distance between one another. Free colouring-in books for the kids. Meet up with some of the tours guides – the guys who made aviation history! … READ MORE

Wind Tubes
Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich

wind tubes
Wind Tubes is a hands-on exhibition that challenges you to make a flying creation out of everyday materials and launch it into large, clear vertical tubes of moving air. It’s a playful way to explore the effect that moving air has on objects. Can your design overcome turbulence, drag, air resistance and gravity? … READ MORE

September School Holidays packed with Family Movies
19 September to 4 October
Event Cinemas across the region

Event Cinemas

It’s time to escape the couch and let the smell of fresh popped popcorn lure you back into the cinema these school holidays. There’s a great selection of family movies releasing at Event Cinemas to keep kids of all ages entertained. … READ MORE

Field Days, Rainforest Green
2 to 5 October
South Bank Parklands

Child juggling at Field Days Brisbane

Roll up, Roll up! Field Days is transforming South Bank Parklands for a long weekend of family-friendly fun from 2 October to 5 October.

Reconnect with family, friends and the Cities iconic Parkland at this free community event, complete with colour, revelry and activities for the young and young at heart. Set up camp for the day in Rainforest Green, surrounded by towering trees, festive ambience and kid’s entertainment in abundance. Stretch out with morning yoga for kids at the resident children’s stage; stay and play all day with circus acts, hoola hoop classes, a puppet show and more! … READ MORE


Heading to the coast this spring school holiday? Check out our Our FAV spring school holiday activities on the Sunshine Coast and Top spring school holiday activities on the Gold Coast.


Written by kidsonthecoast

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