BRISBANE: School Holiday Guide Spring 2019 - Top pick of things to do!

16 September 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get out and about with the fam-bam, and this school holidays there's stacks of great things happening across the region for the kids.

Here's our top picks of school holiday activities for kids in BRISBANE!

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


Wetland Wander | Spot | Flipside Circus Holiday Fun!

Redland Performing Arts Centre, Cleveland

16 September to 4 October

Redland Performing arts centre school holidays

There's so much going on at Redland Performing Arts Centre these school holidays!

From 16 to 28 September, enjoy the free immersive art-science exhibition Wetland Wander. There are also free workshops for school-aged children on Monday 23 September.

Don't miss Spot Live on Stage, to see Eric Hill’s beloved puppy come to life with puppetry, songs and puzzles for children aged 18 months+ and their adults.

And for children ages 2 to 16 years, join the Flipside School Holiday Workshops. Whether it’s tackling the trapeze or harnessing the hula-hoop, your kids will have a blast! ... READ MORE


My Hamster is a Genius | James and the Giant Peach

Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane

Now to 5 October

Hamster is a genius

There is lots of School Holiday Fun at Brisbane Arts Theatre with these two amazing shows!

My Hamster is a Genius: Meet nine-year-old Benjamin Jinks and his grumpy hamster, Jasper Stinkybottom. Benjamin is a very normal boy, who hates maths. Stinky is a genius hamster, who likes carrots. Together, they are an unstoppable team! But can they overcome the evil scheming of Ben's maths teacher, Beardy McCreedy?

James and the Giant Peach: James and the Giant Peach is back in Roald Dahl’s classic tale, a favourite for young and old, and a great introduction to live theatre. One day James meets a mystical old man who gives him a bag that contains the strongest magic the world has ever known. When James accidentally spills the bag near an old peach tree, the most incredible things start to happen. ... READ MORE


$11* tickets across Family Saver Sessions for the School Holidays

Various Event Cinemas - Brisbane Region

16 September to 13 October

event cinemas school holidays

Get $11 movie tickets to see the big family films these school holidays! Just join Cinebuzz and look for the sessions marked FAMILY SAVER at Plus, you can upgrade to the luxury of Gold Class or the big screen experience of V-Max! Check out Family Saver Sessions and get $11* tickets to 'Angry Birds 2', 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold', 'Ugly Dolls' or Abominable'!

With so many movies to see - September school holidays are sorted at Event Cinemas with Family Saver Sessions before 5pm! ... READ MORE


Get your game on these School Holidays & Get Active

Golf Central BNE, Brisbane Airport

20 September to 7 October

Golf Central BNE School Holidays

There is bucket load of fun in store at Golf Central BNE!

Keep the kids active at the famous Junior Holiday Camps, where they can enjoy learning the game of golf and making new friends! With clinics full of fun activities, it's perfect for children aged 5 to 11, regardless of skill level.

The fun doesn’t stop there! With incredible play, eat & drink deals running throughout the whole of the School Holidays, you can visit Golf Central BNE for the ultimate day out! From teen deals to large group passes, no matter if you are planning a family day out or if your teens are looking for a place to hang out with friends we’ve got you covered. ... READ MORE


ImagiNation Children’s Festival

Various locations across Logan City

21 September to 6 October

Imagination Festival Spring19 

Get set for a monster-sized program of activities, fun, culture, art, music, nature, technology, colour, movies, stories and poetry!

Designed to inspire children to play, explore and exercise their talents and unleash their creative potential, the 16-day action-packed program brings together more than 270 free and low-cost activities in every corner of the city, sparking the ImagiNation of children with a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities.

While the majority of events at the ImagiNation Children’s Festival are free or low-cost, bookings are essential for most of them ... READ MORE


Urban Xtreme School Holiday Program

Urban Xtreme, Hendra

23 September to 4 October 

Urban Xtreme school holidays

Urban Xtreme is home to unlimited action for ages 6-14 year olds these school holidays!

The September/October School Holiday Program includes: Ninja, Parkour, Laser Tag, Trampolines, Dodgeball, grip socks and 6 hours of supervised active FUN!

Need to pick the Kids up at 5pm? No problem! You can add on a extended hours OR a workshop for just $15pp

Spots are limited so get in fast! ... READ MORE


Free Martial Arts & Fitness Classes plus Ninja Day Camps

Matt Fiddes Martial Arts, various locations Brisbane

23 September to 7 October

Matt Fiddes SHG

Looking for something to keep yourself and the kids occupied these school holidays?

Matt Fiddes Martial Arts are offering free Martial Arts and Fitness classes to new students only for the remainder of these school holidays. Open to all ages from 4-94 years!!

Ninja day camps are also available during the school holidays - full of Ninja activities, games, arts and crafts and so much more! Limited spaces available ... READ MORE


Kids Collective at Roma Street

Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane 

26 September to 5 October

kids collective brisbane

Finding things to do during these school holidays doesn’t have to be a challenge, Kids Collective at Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane have done all of the hard work for you!

From 9am-1pm, Thursday-Saturday these school holidays, the parkland will be buzzing with free activities for kids aged 5-12 years old.

With two different activities to choose from each day, there’s something for everyone! Burn some energy during a fun soccer class, learn to make and fly your own leaf kite, and enjoy music and drama play plus more!

All activities are run by qualified instructors and bookings are not required. Not sure what time you’ll make it? Don’t stress as classes are re-set at regular intervals, so you can come and go as you please. ... READ MORE


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

Looking beyond the doorstep these holidays? Check out our Top Picks for things to do on the Sunshine Coast, and Top picks for things to do on the Gold Coast


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