Experience enchanting entertainment amid twinkling surrounds when Christmas in Brisbane returns for 2017.
Held from 25 November to 24 December across The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland, Christmas in Brisbane features free fun for all ages – there’s carols, fireworks, projections and more, all set under Brisbane’s warm, summer sky.
Plan your day now using the event guide below and make sure you share your experience with us using #christmasinbrisbane.
Gather in King George Square for the much-loved tradition of the lighting the Brisbane City Christmas Tree.
The shining jewel in the crown of the Christmas program, the Gold Lotto City Hall Lights returns in 2017 with an all-new magical light projection show.
As the sun goes down and the evening settles in, Roma Street Parkland’s Enchanted Garden springs to life. From 8-17 December, the Garden will be adorned with twinkling lights, beguiling decorations and mellow music.
Celebrate Christmas in 2017 by packing a picnic and heading to Roma Street Parklands for a heart-warming Christmas film. Christmas Movies in the Park is free to attend and is on from 8-17 December.
Brimming with music and merriment, this year's Christmas Parade comes complete with a nativity scene, Santa and dozens of performers to entertain and delight all ages.
Let your festive season be merry and bright at South Bank’s Christmas Village! Held in the South Bank Parklands from 15-23 December, the Village features free yuletide glee to suit all ages.
From 20-23 December, head to the Clem Jones Promenade and make your Christmas wish as the 8pm fireworks light up the summer night sky.
Create new memories as a family this festive season by making the most of Brisbane’s mammoth free four-week Christmas program across two days. Why two? Because it can’t all be done in a day.
Dreaming of a kid-free Christmas adventure where you’re the centre of attention? Step right up. This adults-only city itinerary will let you shop ‘til you drop (into a bar) and keep you in a jolly mood.
This is the ultimate Christmas big day out for all. Brisbane’s mammoth four-week Christmas program has everything your family needs to join the free festive fun.
If you're looking for things to do on a budget in Brisbane, we’ve compiled the city’s most comprehensive list of free things available. Money certainly won’t be a problem here.