Celebrate Christmas in Brisbane - Visit Brisbane


Celebrate Christmas in Brisbane

Oh what fun it is to celebrate Christmas in Brisbane!

Brisbane is aglow again this festive season, with magical sights and sounds. 

From 29th November – 24th December across The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland, Christmas in Brisbane features an exciting program of fun events for all ages. From carols to fireworks and exciting parades to projections, there is something sure to delight everyone. All set under Brisbane’s warm, summer sky. 

Plan your Christmas day out now with our event guide and don’t forget to share your experiences with us via social media. 

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Christmas in Brisbane events

Getting here

All the Christmas in Brisbane events are easily accessible via public transport. Each precinct is directly located next to either a train station, ferry terminal or bus stop. To plan your journey ahead of time, please head to Translink Journey Planner.

For further details, please visit one of our Visitor Information Centres, or you can click on these handy 'getting around' guides for The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland

Shop, play and stay

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.

Brisbane’s wonderful free lighting display, The Enchanted Garden returns to Roma Street Parkland with extended dates, from the 4 December 2020 - 17 January 2021.

Looking for the perfect Christmas present is easy with our Christmas gift guide. You will find something for everyone with stunning fashion, beautiful homewares, gadgets and more.

This year Brisbane children’s author Samantha Wheeler tells us about a little koala called Clarence who is searching for the perfect gift.

Explore the hidden laneways in Brisbane City. With so many alleyways and nooks to discover, make it the ultimate weekend. Plan an overnight stay-cay at any of the hotels in Brisbane's CBD.

Buying for a super-stylish friend or close family member and don't know where to start? Become a Christmas present guru by using our ultimate Brisbane gift guide.

More to see and do

Christmas 2018 Merrybrismas