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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Decorated with thousands of glittering fairy lights, and a huge colourful star, the 22m iconic Christmas Tree in King George Square is a magical sight
This Christmas, journey through The Enchanted Garden at Roma Street Parkland and experience one of Brisbane’s largest lighting displays.
The Gold Lotto City Hall Lights return with an enchanting, brand new story by celebrated Brisbane Children’s Author Samantha Wheeler.
Taking place nightly, the playful
Back for its second year, watch the historic St Stephen’s Cathedral glow in a magnificent light show on Elizabeth Street.
This novel show will celebrate
As classrooms close, festive- fun begins to fill the City. The annual Brisbane City Christmas Parade will march its merry way through the Queen Street
In the lead up to Christmas, South Bank Parklands becomes a celebratory hub, with a free fireworks displays presented by eatSouthBank.
This festive season, The South Bank Piazza will be home to the Carols Extravaganza - an exciting Christmas production!
Pay a visit to Santa’s Stop Over at Flowstate and watch Santa Claus as he spreads his Christmas cheer over South Bank Parklands.
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
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 magnificent free lighting display, The Enchanted Garden returns to Roma Street Parkland with extended dates, from the 29 November- 13 December.
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.
Christmas is in the air at South Bank from the 20 - 23 December, be sure to add these unmissable moments to your Christmas itinerary.