A Little Bird told me….What’s on in Queensland: Wrap Up for July
There are tonnes of fun family events and activities happening in Queensland in July! We hope you have a memorable day out with your family.
when: 1st July: 11am-1pm
where: Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Join all your favourite Disney characters for an unforgettable show full of songs, dancing and celebrations – all performed on the ice rink. The Disney Princesses will be making a special appearance as well as Mickey, Minnie, Donald and the gang!
when: 1st July (last day of the festival): 12pm-9pm
where: King George Square
The perfect way to celebrate Winter for parents and kiddies alike. Wrap up warm and come and try out your ice-skating skills at the largest outdoor ice rink in the Southern Hemisphere! There’s also plenty of tastey gourmet food available as well as live music and kids entertainment.
when: 4th-6th July
where: Brisbane Powerhouse
If you have a wannabe film maker in your family then this is the festival for them! Little Big Shots brings the best kids films to Australia and also runs educational kids workshops. Following the showing of an awesome film, the little ones are given educational packs to help them to analyse the making of each film. Cut!
when: 13th July: 5pm-8pm
where: Tiddlywinks Dance and Play Cafe, Nundah
Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to bop along (mums and dads too!) to the funky beats. An excellent way to exercise as a family.
when: 14th July: 9am-10pm
where: Cultural Forecourt South Bank Parklands
Bonjour mes amis! Come and experience France for the day. This fun-packed festival of all things French includes that gourmet food and delicious wine which France is so famous for. There will be a marketplace as well as French artists displaying their skills. What’s more, there is a dedicated kids corner which includes: face-painting, cooking and kids worskshops. Il sera super!
when: 14th July: 9am-1pm
where: Everton Park Hotel
Arrive early for the scrumptious breakfast! Then the kids can have fun on the carousel and you can browse over 30 stalls of ‘chic inspired unique’.
when: 14th-21st July: weekends: 8am-1pm, weekdays: 8am-4pm
where: The Green Door Cafe Gallery, Stones Corner
The cafe alone is worth a family visit, with amazing all day breakfasts and truly delicious coffee. The Red Dot Art Exhibition features the work of two new, local artists who want to explore art in a fun and imaginative way.
when: throughout July and until 19th August: 9.30am-5pm
where: Queensland Museum, South Bank
This fascinating exhibition from the British Museum tells the story of the life and death of an Egyptian Priest. There is a 3D film and over 100 artefacts to explore. This is sure to be a wonderful day of learning and discovery for the whole family.
when: 27th-28th July: Friday: 7.30pm, Saturday: 1pm and 7.30pm
where: Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank
“The hills are alive with the sound of music!” The well-loved Sound of Music will be shown on a big screen with subtitles so you can sing-a-long. Bring your friends and family (dressed up as characters from the film) and sing your loudest!
Melissa Rogers – Director and Mum
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