Winter school holiday activities in Brisbane 2022

Phew, that mercury has dropped; winter is HERE! Don’t worry, there are plenty of fun activities for kids this winter school holiday in Brisbane. Here are our favourites!


Take your freestyle skills to the next level at BOUNCE!

June 3 – July 7

Bounce Inc Macgregor

Bounce Inc Macgregor

BOUNCE has a 2-hour Superpass which is a value-packed ticket to enjoy twice the time and have twice the fun while progressing your skills. Or assemble your family or group of friends for a BOUNCE Awesome 4Some session!

Whether you’re trying to master your first backflip into the Big Bag or learning how to run The Wall, it’s the ultimate environment to master your moves and unleash your free spirit.


Get hands on with real life gems

June 25 – July 10

Museum of Brisbane, Level 3 City Hall, Brisbane

Get Hands on with Real Life Gems at Mob

Get hands on with real life gems in Museum of Brisbane’s sparkling new exhibition these school holidays.

Practise your drawing skills in the gallery or take a crack at being a jewellery designer. With a fun adventure available every single day of the week, there’s so much to see and do at Museum of Brisbane.


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Junior Engineers School Holiday STEM Camps

June 25 – July 10

Multiple locations and online

Junior Engineers School Holiday Stem Camps

Spark your child’s imagination with fun and engaging holiday STEM camps this winter. Junior Engineers delivers fun, creative, engaging and educational programs in coding and robotics to provide children with the fundamental 21st-century skills in digital technologies.

Classes are taught by expert instructors who educate, entertain and inspire. Use the code WINTERKC10 for 10% off!


GRIPD Bouldering & Aerials

June 25 – July 7

GRIPD, Fortitude Valley

Gripd Bouldering Aerials

A vertical playground for the next generation, GRIPD is a brand new bouldering and aerials facility specifically designed for young people aged 6 to 16 years.

Located in the heart of Brisbane, Gripd offers fun and engaging vertical challenges where young people can step outside their comfort zone in a safe and supportive environment. All while having a bucket load of fun!


Innovation Workshops

Jun 27 – July 5

Coomera TAFE, 198 Foxwell Rd Coomera

Innovation Workshops for Kids

Calling all students with a creative and entrepreneurial kind of mind to come to a series of interactive and innovative workshops using design thinking as our most important tool for your future!

Perfect for kids in Grade 5, 6, 7 and 8 (ages 10-13) who like a real-life challenge to engage and have hope for their future in a field where they can thrive.


Queensland Ballet Academy Winter Programs

June 27 – July 7

Queensland Ballet Academy, Kelvin Grove

Queensland Ballet Academy Winter Programs

Train with Queensland Ballet Academy during these winter school holidays!

Queensland Ballet Academy offers a number of programs for dancers aged 7.5 – 18, these winter school holidays. All taught in the state-of-art professional training facility in Kelvin Grove with world-class faculty and guest industry experts.


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Future Vet Kids Camp

Holy Family Primary School, Indooroopilly

June 27 – July 8

Future Vet Kids Camp

Future Vet Kids Camp is a 5-day camp for kids aged 9-16 years of age where they will learn all about animals and how to care about the wellbeing of animals.

The kids experience being a veterinarian, as well as a range of animal professions. The team is made up of veterinarians, vet nurses and carers. There will be guest presenters coming from wildlife organisations, rescue centres and animal educational institutes.


Discover miniBOUNCE these school holidays!

June 27 – July 8

miniBOUNCE, Westfield Carindale

Minibounce Ball Pit

miniBOUNCE is an active adventure-play centre specially designed for pre-school kids.

Everything at miniBOUNCE is designed to offer fun, active-play experiences that help develop a positive relationship with physical activity for life. It’s open every day during the school holidays!


The Great & Grand Rumpus

Until July 10

State Library QLD, Stanley Place, South Brisbane

Great Grand Rumpus State Library Qld

Run wild at The Great and Grand Rumpus, a sculptural, digital and immersive installation at the State Library of Queensland.

This free exhibition is an opportunity for families to experience the limitless imagination of make-believe places. You’ll see crafted and sculpted mythical worlds and creatures based on ideas workshopped by children over the past 15-18 months.


NIDA Open Winter School Holidays

June 27 – July 10

St Laurence’s College, South Brisbane

Nida Open Winter School Holidays

Spark your child’s curiosity with NIDA Open this winter! NIDA Open offers classes in acting, presenting, writing and more to children and young people.

Your child can take part in an acting boot camp, learn how to present the national news or even attend NIDAWarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!  

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June 25 – July 10

Orion Springfield Central, Springfield Central

Kids Having Fun at Snow4kids

Immerse yourself in a snow-filled winter wonderland this June/July and experience winter at its best, surrounded by tons of real, fresh snow. Fun filled, frosty adventures are waiting for you!

Build a real snowman, play in the snow, thrown snowballs at their interactive targets and snap your insta-worthy family pics all in one place.


Pixar Putt Brisbane Northshore

June 27 – July 10

Macarthur Ave Northshore, Brisbane

Pixar Putt Brisbane Northshore

Get ready to kick some serious putt now that Pixar Putt is open 7 days a week for the school holidays at Northshore Brisbane, right alongside Eat Street Northshore. Australia’s much loved open-air mini golf sensation is made up of interactive putt-putt holes inspired by the stories, characters, and icons from some of Pixar’s most beloved films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc., The Incredibles, Luca, Soul, plus many more!


Golf Junior Clinics

June 29 – July 7

Golf Central, 40 The Circuit Skygate Brisbane Airport

Golf Central Junior Golf Clinics

Golf Central Brisbane’s super fun Junior Clinics are back these school holidays. Perfect for the aspiring pro and those new to the sport.

The Intermediate Clinic is perfect for those with golf course experience or those who’ve attended the Junior term clinics.

If your child has never tried golf before join the 1-hour beginner clinics.


Play School Live In Concert “Once Upon A Time”

June 23 – July  3

Various locations across SE QLD

Play School Live in Concert once Upon a Time

Everyone’s favourite children’s television program ‘Play School’ is coming to Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coasts this June/July with a new show! Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook are turned in this exciting new production, ‘Once Upon A Time’.


Iceworld School Holiday Public Sessions

June 27 – July 8

Boondall & Acacia Ridge

Iceworld School Holiday Public Sessions

With two Olympic sized ice rinks, one in Boondall and one in Acacia Ridge, if you are looking for a new adventure, Iceworld is the place to be these upcoming school holidays! Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, young or young at heart, Iceworld will become your favourite entertainment venue.


Kids Collective School Holiday Program

June 29 – July 8

Roma Street Parklands

Craft Activities at Kids Collective

Kids Collective’s school holiday program returns to Roma Street Parkland with free activities for children aged 5-12 years in June/ July winter school holidays 2022. All activities are suitable for kids aged 5 – 12 years, and include interactive play, arts and crafts, sports, music and more.


Come and Try Day Ninja Program

July 6

Balance Brisbane, Yeronga

Ninja Come and Try Day

Balance Brisbane’s ‘Ninja Come and Try’ event is on 6th July!

Kids can test out their ninja skills and the Balance Brisbane Ninja program with a free half-hour ‘come and try’ session.


Night of the Nerds

July 2

Brisbane Powerhouse

Night of the Nerds

You can’t keep a good nerd down! Join Dr Karl, Mark Humphries, Clare Bowditch & more for the ultimate nerdy showdown!

New dates announced for Night of the Nerds at Brisbane Powerhouse.


WOMI (World Music Festival Ipswich)

July 10

Orion Springfield Central, Ipswich

Womi World Music Festival

With a jam-packed line-up of music from across the globe, WOMI (World of Music Ipswich) is a FREE one-day world music festival showcasing and celebrating the vibrancy of Ipswich and south-east Queensland’s culturally and linguistically diverse community.

Bursting with life, light and colour, WOMI also features multicultural food and artisanal market stalls, and brilliant Brazilian dancers, African drummers and Vietnamese Lion roving entertainers.


Across the Region

Next Level Twilight Climbs

June 19 – July 10

Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park, Maroochydore

Next Level Twilight Climbs

Ready to tackle more than one fear these school holidays? Swing on by Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park on a Thursday night and you’ll experience something truly unique – and a little thrilling. Clamber by the light of the moon, and brave challenges over 10 metres high, at Next Level’s twilight sessions!

Players from 6 years old and up can navigate 4 challenging levels spread across 7 circuits with a total of 145 aerial activities, including 16 ziplines stretching up to 135 metres! You’ll loop around three separate towers and fly high over Cornmeal Creek!


Queensland Garden Expo 2022

July 8 – 10

Nambour Showgrounds, Sunshine Coast

Queensland Garden Expo

Queensland Garden Expo is back bigger than ever in 2022 and all set for another fantastic year!

Come along to the Queensland’s Premier gardening event in Nambour on the Sunshine Coast from 8-10 July, and you will find over 360 exhibitors including: free workshops, free kids playground and craft activities, dozens of nurseries with rare and new release plants and more.


Sunshine Coast Lightning Netball Camps

June 28 – July 7

Matthew Flinders Anglican College, Buderim

Lightning Stars Netball Clinic

Calling all future netball stars! Sunshine Coast Lightning is hosting a range of netball clinics these winter school holidays. Work on your skills and knowledge with Lightning athletes and have fun along the way!

Lightning Stars camp: Fun camp for netballers of all abilities ages 8 – 14

U14 camp: Specialist clinic for more advanced netballers ages 10 – 13

U17 camp: Specialist clinic for more advanced netballers ages 14 – 17


Winter Holiday Fun at Australia Zoo

June 25 – July 17

Crayola free preschool activities

Australia Zoo, Beerwah

Winter Holiday Fun Australia Zoo

There is stacks of winter school holiday fun in store at Australia Zoo!

Go on a journey of discovery and see the incredible world of giant snakes, colourful soaring birds and Steve Irwin’s favourite animal – the saltwater crocodile in their Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors show! Watch the Irwin family feed the crocs every day from Saturday, June 25 to Thursday, June 30. And to celebrate the Australian release of the movie Jurassic World Dominion in cinemas on June 9, there will be a zoo-wide dinosaur treasure hunt!


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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