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School Holiday Guide dec 2017

Get into the Christmas school holiday spirit with this ultimate survival guide to the best of what's happening around Brisbane this December. From museums, galleries and shows to outdoor adventures and games, Xmas themed events and festivals, here are 20+ great things for kids of all ages to do:

Circa Contemporary Circus: Humans

Ten acrobats will convey a stirring journey that celebrates what it means to be human, with internationally renowned Circa's typically mind-boggling feats of physical strength, agility and skill...more

SLQ Summer Festival

Boasting a choose-your-own adventure program of free activities and the popular Story Lab workshop series, SLQ's Summer Festival is bursting with fabulous imaginative fun for children, young people and families...more

Emily Brown & The Thing

A heart-warming story about bedtime in childhood is charmingly played out in Tall Stories' hit show, a magical adaptation based on the much loved book by Cressida Cowell and Neal Layton...more

Built for Speed

Built for Speed Ipswich Art Gallery

Start your engines for this fun-packed fast-paced holiday activity where kids get to design, build and then race their own LEGO® hot rod, dragster or supercar down mega ramps and speed tracks...more

The 78 Storey Treehouse

Andy and Terry - Griffith and Denton - that is are about to have more crazy adventures in a new stage adaptation of their hugely popular book coming to the QPAC stage this school holiday...more

Aussie World

Don't miss the dazzling Christmas Spectacular at Aussie World this December holiday, with attractions such as Santa and Mrs Claus, a Christmas village, roving Carollers and even a sprinkling of snow...more


Shark Tank Day, Circus theme and Christmas Bonanza are just a few of the themed days designed by teachers and childcare specialists for schoolkids in this working-parent-friendly holiday program...more

Da Vinci Machines

Delve into the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci at this award-winning interactive exhibition showcases iconic machines and inventions inspired by Leonardo's drawings...more

Junior Golf Clinics

Putt Putt and Junior Golf Victoria Park

Children aged from 4-15 years can try their hand at learning golf whilst having a whole lot of fun and making new friends at Brisbane's best inner city golf club, with a range of school holiday clinics...more

Step It Up Logan

Daisy Hill

Get the family active and discover the many fantastic places and events (most of them free) in the Logan region this school holiday, from parks and bike trails to music workshops and sports...more

Me, Myselfie & I 

A free collection-based exhibition which explores representation of self, with interactive making and multimedia artist projects, and where kids can find different ways of creating their own portraits...more

Summer Days at the Workshops Rail Museum

Visit the amazing Insectarium, go wild in a room full of giant taxidermy animals, climb aboard real life steam trains and diesel locomotives, view model trains and play in the Nippers Railway...more

UQ Sports

If your little legend loves to move, keep them active and entertained in a holiday program at UQ with their multi-activity vacation care, swimming, athletics or tennis programs. Jump to it!...more

Perception Deception 

Perception Deception, Sciencentre, Qld Museum

Mind melting illusions, sensory sensations, playing with perception, and discovering the world inside your head are all part of this ultimate hands-on, minds-on exhibition of mind trickery...more

The Obliteration Room

The Obliteration Room GOMA

One of GOMA's all-time favourite activities is back - a white room that turns into a kaleidoscope of colour dots by world renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama - it's fun for all ages and it's free!...more


Laserzone Lawnton

No school holiday is complete without a visit to Brisbane's biggest and best indoor entertainment centre, where there's world class state-of-the-art laser tag, bumper cars and video & arcade games...more

Riverlife Holiday Adventure Pass

Get the children off the couch for some epic on-river and riverside adventures this school holiday, including guided kayak tours, Segway obstacle courses, abseiling and laser tag at Riverlife...more

Story Bridge Adventure Climb

Take the kids on an adventure unlike any other to the top of the world and make a lifetime memory this holiday with one of only 3 bridge climbs worldwide, right here in Brisbane...more

Government House Christmas Lights 

Government House Christmas Lights 2017

The whole family will enjoy a festive trip to see the majestic heritage-listed white house on the hill and its gardens lit up in spectacular Christmas fashion, and best of all it's free to visit...more

Urban Xtreme Skiing

Urban Xtreme Hendra

Open just in time for the summer school holidays is Queensland's very first indoor skiing and snow-boarding centre, where children as young as 4 years of age can hit the slopes and have the adventure of a lifetime...more


Keep the school holiday fun going all year round with a top value SUPA GOLF annual pass...more

Dance Cart

Dance Cart's school holiday program is an action packed week of dancing, acting and creative activities leading up to a showcase performance for family and friends...more