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September School Holiday guide

Looking for some fun things to keep the kids occupied throughout the September school holidays? Then check out this guide to the best of what's happening around Brisbane, from circus, theatre, LEGO and opera to art, outdoor games and indoor fun:

Dinosaur Time Machine

A riotous award-winning show that gives dinosaur lovers young and old an unforgettable glimpse into the past using science, circus, puppetry, fossils, fun and plenty of imagination...more 

Flipside Circus

Children from tiny tots through to teens can run away and join the circus this holiday, with everything from fun play-based classes to multi-day circus skill workshops...more

Hansel & Gretel

The gothic Brothers Grimm fairy tale and one of the most popular operas ever written has been re-imagined by OperaQ in conjunction with shake & stir theatre co in this must-see show for kids...more

Victoria Park

This school holiday Victoria Park is fun central with Kids Golf Camps on weekdays and a free outdoor games area with chess arena, jumping castle, bocce, badminton, rock climbing & more on weekends...more

Tree Top Challenge

Tree Top Challenge Mt Tamborine

Set in native bushland are 6 graded high rope adventure courses featuring bridges, platforms, gangways, scramble nets, Tarzan ropes, ladders, tightropes and 11 giant flying foxes high amongst the tree tops...more

BrisBricks LEGO Fan Expo

The last weekend of the school holidays is a boon for LEGO fans with this epic 3-day expo featuring jaw-dropping displays, vehicles (& their maker) from the LEGO Batman movie and much...more

Code Camp

Kids aged from 7 to 12 years can design and build their very own app this school holiday at one of these fantastic 'holiday camps of the future' around Brisbane & the Gold Coast ...more

Crank Indoor Climbing

With a new Ninja course & an entire section dedicated to children, kids can have a blast as they make their way to the top of the ladders and climb the alphabet or try the parkour obstacle course...more

Aussie World

There's a whole world of fun to be had for all ages at this north-side theme park during the holidays, with super new rides to try and old favourites to revisit...more


Get the kids off the couch with a Riverlife Adventure half, full-day or weekly pass, with kayaking, abseiling and laser tag in the great outdoors at the base of the Kangaroo Point cliffs...more

Museum Zoo

The Workshops Rail Museum turns into a zoo this school holiday with a fascinating taxidermy exhibition of the world's giant mammals and a host of hands-on animal themed activities...more

Planet Commando

Teens up for a physical challenge can partake in up to 40 unique and amazing obstacle courses ranging from basic to Navy Seal level, with day passes and holiday passes available...more

Les Miserables

Les Misérables Ipswich Civic Centre

Give the kids a musical theatre treat at the start of this holiday when the all time much-loved classic and longest running musical in the world, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, comes to the stage...more


Brisbane's biggest indoor entertainment centre is a guaranteed hit with kids of all ages, with its state of the art laser tag circuit, dodgem cars, jungle laser tag and super fun video and arcade games...more

Kate Beynon: Friendly Beasts

Free interactive activities at GOMA's Children's Art Centre include mask-making, dancing with the beasts in the artist's video installation and the collaborative drawing activity The Lotus Garden...more

Circus Arts

Kids from age 5 upwards can experience the thrill of flying through the air on a 10m high trapeze as well as learning all sorts of fun circus skills including juggling, hula hooping & more at these classes...more

Supa Golf

Kids of all ages can tee off and enjoy a round of golf at this special family friendly course unlike any other in Queensland in the beautiful setting of Sirromet Winery...more

Loose Ends: Theatre for Families

Take a magical journey to an eccentric place where gadgets are poetic, puppets are naughty, machines untamed and circus tricks pop-up when you're least expecting it at IAG...more