10 Best Free Family Christmas Events

In Brisbane

Brisbane families can enjoy the best of the festive season without spending a cent, with these 10 great events happening around Brisbane, from Christmas lights and markets to parades, movies and Christmas carols:

Brisbane’s annual Christmas Parade, presented by David Jones, is a must-see, festive event bringing Queen Street Mall to magical life
Get into the spirit of Christmas at South Bank’s Carols by Twilight taking place at River Quay from December 14 to 23
The Gold Lotto City Hall Lights returns to King George Square this Christmas with a spectacular light show wowing audiences nightly from December 7
Christmas Cinema returns to South Bank this holiday season with a brand new location on the waterfront at River Quay
The summer night sky above South Bank will light up this festive season with Christmas Fireworks from December 20 to 23
Holly Jolly Kids is coming to South Bank this Christmas from December 14 to 23 with a host of free, fun activities for children
Brisbane’s Enchanted Garden is back at Roma Street Parkland this Christmas, opening over 12 nights
Christmas Lights are back on at Government House this year in a spectacular display that is open to the public from December 7-16
One of Brisbane's best Christmas attractions are these weekend twilight markets being held from Fridays to Sundays
The Lights of Christmas at St Stephen’s Cathedral is a spectacular, must-see light show illuminating the historic cathedral

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Cinderella is a heart-felt, funny, fairy tale for grown-ups playing at QPAC from April 26 to May 5
The perfect family day out at the races with Nickelodeon and Dreamworks characters for kids
Big Skies is a fantastic 9-day festival celebrating Queensland’s Western Downs region
Barbara and the Camp Dogs is a rock ‘n’roll road trip playing at Bille Brown Theatre in May
This epic free -day live music festival is happening on Surfers Paradise beach
Protest in the air, a fresh voice on the airwaves at the first Indigenous radio station
Sydney Writers’ Festival Live & Local will see the world's best authors livestreamed direct from Sydney
Brisbane Street Art Festival will see Brisbane become an open art gallery
Opera in the Vineyard at Ballandean is a rare special event

Mother's Day Brunch Treasury Brisbane

Treat mum to a decadent Mother's Day Brunch in the historic courtyard of Treasury Brisbane
Mother's Day Brunch Treasury Brisbane