Are you looking for some activities to do in Queensland during the winter holidays? We have put together some suggestions your kids will love listed below.

Carnival of the Animals

Date & Time: Wednesday 29 June – Saturday 2 July 2022 | 9:30am & 12:30pm sessions
Location: Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Cultural Precinct Cnr Grey Melbourne Street 4101

Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Camille Saint-Saëns delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Bringing this classical music suite to life for a new generation of circus, music and animal lovers, Carnival of the Animals captivates with whimsical tales of creatures of the land and sea.

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Date & Time: Saturday 25 June – Sunday 10 July 2022 | 9:30am – 4:30pm
Location: Orion Shopping Centre (Carpark location next to Aldi), 1 Main Street, Springfield Central 4300

Experience the best of a white winter while building snowmen, throwing snowballs and much, much more.

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Edward the Emu

Date & Time: Wednesday 29 & Thursday 30 June 2022 | 10:00am & 1:00pm session
Location: Powerhouse Theatre, Yagara Country, 119 Lamington St, New Farm 4005

A heartfelt, clever and funny new tale based on two beloved Australian children’s books, Edward the Emu and Edwina the Emu.

With exceptional world-class puppetry, a beautiful original score and inventive storytelling, the award-winning Monkey Baa team are back with a hilarious and tender story of two emus searching for their identity.

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The Great & Grand Rumpus

Date & Time: Saturday 11 December 2021 – Sunday 10 July 2022 | 10:00am – 8:00pm daily
Location: State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place South Brisbane 4101

The exhibition origins lie in the limitless imaginations of children. The fifteen-month long community engagement project invited children from around Brisbane to expand their imaginations, and in doing so dream up a collection of the most fantastic, astonishing and magical things you could expect to see.

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APT10 Kids

Date & Time: Tuesday 26 April – Sunday 10 July 2022 | 10.00am – 5.00pm daily
Location: Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane 4101

APT10 Kids features projects by artists from across the Asia Pacific region that celebrates inclusion and diversity, and the importance of collaboration and community. Children and their families can engage with these themes through hands-on making and multimedia activities, artwork displays and large-scale installations.

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Mt Gravatt Show

Date & Time: Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 July 2022 | 9:00am – 4:00pm daily
Location: 1644 Logan Rd, Mount Gravatt, 4122

The Mount Gravatt Show is a long-standing tradition in the South East QLD district, held at the iconic Mt Gravatt showgrounds on Logan road since 1918. It’s a great day out for families with spectacular entertainment.

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Kids Collective

Date & Time: Wednesday 29 June – Friday 30 September 2022 | 9:00am – 1:00pm daily
Location: Roma Street Parkland, 1 Parkland Blvd, Brisbane City 4000

Kids Collective has returned to drop-in classes with no capacity limit to offer flexibility for parents and guardians.

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Disney: The Magic of Animation

Date & Time: Friday 24 June 2022- Sunday 22 January 2023 | 9:40am – 3:40pm daily
Location: Queensland Museum, Corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank, South Brisbane 4101

Explore hundreds of original sketches and artworks from your favourite Disney animated classics and go behind the scenes in this rare opportunity to experience the wonderful creativity and innovation from the world’s most prolific animation studio. 

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The Gruffalo

Date & Time: Saturday 25 June 2022 | 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 3:00pm sessions
Location: QUT Gardens Theatre, X Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane City 4000

A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood …
After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End & Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia!

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

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Sport Starz

Date & Time: Tuesday 5 July 2022 | 1:30pm
Location: Old Museum Concert Hal, 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills 4006

Utilising a mix of live action and leading-edge multimedia, this interactive show is guaranteed to keep kids giggling and engaged, fostering a genuine love of sport, as they learn valuable lessons they can carry through life.

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Date & Time: Daily | Morning sessions 9:40am, 10:30am, 11:00am and 11:30am & Afternoon sessions 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm and 3:00pm
Location: Queensland Museum, Corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank, South Brisbane 4101

Ignite your imagination in SparkLab, an interactive science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) space, ideal for 6 to 13 year olds!

Follow your curiosity and bring out your inner scientist as you question, investigate and wonder about the world around you.

Explore our interactive exhibits* across three zones and discover how STEM affects your everyday world.

See live experiments at the Science Bar and get hands on at the Maker Space, designing and creating a solution to a challenging question.

For more information click here.