When: November & December, 2016!
Where: Various locations in Brisbane, Queensland
With the official lighting of the Christmas Tree at King George Square in Brisbane set to happen in just 15 days, we though it would be a great time to let you know about some of the best Christmas activities and events happening around the city this year:
- Lighting of the Christmas Tree Presented by St. George Bank
King George Square, Brisbane
Friday 25th of November
Get into the festive spirit at this community event and Brisbane tradition, with carollers and free entertainment from 5:30pm.
- Gold Lotto City Hall Light Spectacular
City Hall, Brisbane
From 9th of December
See a magical story beamed onto the historic Brisbane City Hall each night until Christmas Eve.
- Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols
Riverstage, City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
Saturday 10th of December
Supporting Mater Little Miracles, this free family-friendly event is a chance to join together with top Australian entertainers for a night of music and fun.
- Enchanted Garden
Spectacle Garden, Roma Street Parkland
9th to 18th December
Don’t miss this spectacular lighting display that will take visitors from one garden room to another on a magical journey! From 3:30 to 5:30pm families can participate in Bamboo Lantern making workshops, with the Enchanted Garden open from 6:30pm to 9pm.
- Christmas Movies in the Park
Roma Street Parkland Amphitheatre, Brisbane
10th to 16th December
Head along for FREE movies in the park each night! Food trucks operate from 5:30pm, with movies screening at 7pm.
- Christmas Beach Cinema
Streets Beach, South Bank Parklands
16th to 23rd December
In true Aussie style head to the beach this Christmas for a balmy evening by the water. Stretch out on a picnic blanket or cool off in the water while you enjoy Christmas family favourites on the outdoor screen. Two movie sessions occur each day, one at 6pm the other at 8pm.
- South Bank’s Christmas Markets
Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank Parklands, South Bank
16th to 23rd December
Operating daily from 11am to 10pm, the South Bank Christmas Markets presented by eatSouthBank provide a great opportunity to pick up some unique Christmas gifts, delicious food and ornaments accompanied by the festive sounds of carollers and live music.
- Christmas Fireworks
Clem Jones Promenade, South Bank Parklands
20th to 23rd December
The whole family will love watching the night sky erupt with an electric fireworks display, that will be held over 4 nights this Christmas.Visitors to Brisbane this Christmas are encouraged to share their event experiences using the social media hashtag #christmasinbrisbane
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Event source: Visit Brisbane