What's on this school holidays at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


What's on this school holidays at South Bank

Enjoy fun and inspired family-friendly events and activities taking place at South Bank over the spring school holidays.

Hoola Hoop Kids South Bank

Field Days – South Bank Parklands

2 – 5 October

Enjoy a long weekend of family-friendly fun in October at South Bank featuring free live music and kids entertainment including hula hoop and juggling workshops, family yoga and fitness classes, puppet and science shows and more. Check-in required when entering the event. For more information including the program please - click here.

Kids Collective: Health and Wellness Puppet Show - South Bank Parklands

24 September

Larrikin Puppets presents a colourful and fun puppet show themed around health and wellness for littlies, starring their zany Muppet-style puppet characters, Troggg the blue monster and friends. Pre-registration is required to attend. To register for a session please - click here.

Spark Lab Queensland Museum Family

Spark Lab - Queensland Museum 

Open daily for three scheduled sessions per day

Ignite your imagination in SparkLab and explore interactive exhibits and discover how science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) affect your everyday world. Ideal for 6 to 13 year olds, there are live experiments at the Science Bar and kids can get hands on at the Maker Space, designing and creating a solution to a challenging question. To book tickets please – click here.

XPress Train

Xpress Fun Train - South Bank Parklands

10am – 4pm on 19, 20, 26 & 27 September + 3 & 4 October

The perfect family adventure, the Xpress Fun Train will wind its way through South Bank Parklands on weekends this school holidays. Starting on the promenade in front of the Nepalese Pagoda, the Xpress Fun train travels along a continuous loop around the Parklands, to the delight of young passengers!

Socially Distanced Dance Club (Brisbane Festival) – Flowstate, South Bank Parklands

Every Friday evening until 25 September

Get your solo dance on with dance crazes from across the ages in a four-square metre space. Expect games and challenges as you shimmy and boogie your worries away. 

Kids Collective Rugby

Kids Collective: Rugby Play - South Bank Parklands

1 October 

Tire little tackers out with interactive games as they learn the fundamental skills associated with successfully catching, passing and kicking a rugby ball. Pre-registration is required to attend. To register for a session please - click here.

Now is the Time – Gallery of Modern Art

Until 26 January 2021

Raquel Ormella’s exhibition in the Children’s Art Centre invites children to speak up about climate change and the environment. In the exhibition space, children can design a protest t-shirt and watch their message come to life in an animated protest scene, accompanied by a playlist of protest music. Please note entry to the Children's Art Centre is limited to 30 people at one time due to current restrictions.

Big Voices: children's art matters – State Library of Queensland

Until 28 March 2021

Featuring paintings and drawings from the renowned Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM Children’s Art Archive, Big Voices celebrates the power of children to express themselves through art. Showcasing artwork by children from Queensland, Vietnam and China, Big Voices takes you on a  journey into these young artist's worlds, to see how they view themselves, their lives, their rights and their futures. Free entry, bookings required, to book please – click here.

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