SITE PARTNER:  

Newstead House Reopening

Newstead
THIS EVENT IS NOW IN THE PAST. FOR MORE GREAT THINGS TO DO AND SEE IN AND AROUND BRISBANE, PLEASE HEAD TO OUR WHAT'S ON PAGE HERE

Enjoy a day of celebration as Newstead House, Brisbane’s oldest surviving European residence, reopens to the public for the first time in three years, on Saturday 6th July 2024 from 10am-2pm, with a free, family fun day!

Held in historic Newstead House and its beautiful surrounds, eventgoers can take part in face painting, watch captivating tricks from a roving magician, and explore the newly restored house with a leisurely self-guided tour.

Newstead House

Plus, there'll be lawn games to play with family and friends, food trucks to purchase delectable delights from, and an exciting reptile showcase that will fascinate and educate. To complete the day, the veranda will feature artisan markets offering unique handcrafted items – perfect for a unique keepsake.

This special event is free to attend, and it’s an experience not to be missed. Mark your calendars and celebrate the next chapter of Newstead House, a historic Brisbane icon. Enjoy a day filled with fun, discovery, and community spirit.

Newstead House

Entry to the event is via Newstead Avenue. Street metered parking is available via Newstead Avenue, Breakfast Creek Road and Skyring Terrace. Further parking options are available at Gasworks Plaza Car Park and Secure Parking on Longland Street.

For Public Transport options, the CityCat ferry service stops at Newstead Park Ferry Terminal and buses run frequently along Breakfast Creek Road and Skyring Terrace.

Newstead House

Newstead House was built in 1846 and has recently undergone a $5 million renovation, funded by the Queensland Government.

The free family fun day is produced courtesy of The Board of Trustees of Newstead House.

Newstead House is a valued sponsor of Must Do Brisbane.com

Newstead House Reopening

Breakfast Creek Rd

Cnr Newstead Ave

Newstead

Jul 6, 2024

10am-2pm

Free

Map

Newstead Park Newstead Ave Newstead

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Looking for a colourful, country winter experience?
Sample some of Australia’s best wines
A night of fire, food, drinks & entertainment in Killarney, QLD
All aboard the vintage Mary Valley Rattler for a night of mystery & murder
Dress up in red for a real life re-enactment of the famous Wuthering Heights film clip
Discover the beauty in greater Brisbane’s backyard
An unforgettable evening of fine wine, gourmet cuisine & entertainment
A fantastical world of fun is hitting South-East Brisbane for the first time
Get ready to relive the magic of George Michael's music at The Tiv
EDITOR'S PICK

Holey Moley & Hijinx Hotel

A fantastical world of fun is hitting South East Brisbane for the first time with the launch of Funlab’s Holey Moley and Hijinx Hotel
Holey Moley & Hijinx Hotel
THIS WEEKEND

Top Things to Do Jul 12-14

From Brisbane Open House, opera meets circus, a secret speakeasy, high tea by the sea, and World Press photo exhibition to a new katsu restaurant, the top things to do
This Weekend Jul 12-14
COMING UP

What's On in August 2024 in Brisbane

From food and wine festivals, Government House open day and an international ballet gala to Queensland's largest multicultural event, here's what's on
What's On in August in Brisbane
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS

The QUBE Effect 2024

Don't miss your chance to vote for your favourite new Brisbane singer, songwriter, muso, band or video - voting now open!
The QUBE Effect 2023: People's Choice Awards
The must-see tribute to George Michael
CONTENT RESUMES ON SCROLL
ADVERTISEMENT