Details for Christmas in the City 2018 are coming soon. In the meantime, look at last year highlights:
Brisbane’s towering 20m-tall Christmas tree is returning to King George Square, and on Saturday 25 November you can witness the magical moment when its twinkling lights are switched on.
With its enchanting narrative and creative flair, The Gold Lotto City Hall Light Spectacular has fast become a highlight of the festive season. Watch a playful Aussie Christmas tale come to life via animation onto City Hall every 15 minutes from 7.30pm.
Come and explore the magic of the Enchanted Garden at Roma Street Parkland this Christmas where a wonderland of glittering lights will mesmerise and delight all members of the family over eight nights.
We all love our Christmas movies and picnicking in the park with family and friends. What better way to combine the two with Christmas Movies at Roma Street Parklands! Think all of the Christmas classics, including Elf and Love Actually. Bring a rug to sit on and pillow to get comfy. Food trucks meals will be available.
Ring in some Christmas joy at the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols. This is a much-loved free family event held each year at the Riverstage venue in support of Mater Little Miracles.
Brimming with music and merriment, this year’s Christmas Parade comes complete with a nativity scene, Santa and dozens of performers to entertain and delight all ages.
Forget snowmen and make a sandman instead at South Bank’s Christmas Beach Cinema at Streets Beach. Snuggle up on a picnic rug under the stars or dive-in to the cool waters and enjoy Christmas family favourites on the silver screen.
Offering a range of traditional Christmas gifts, keepsakes, delicious fare and ornaments accompanied by the festive sounds of live music and carollers, South Bank’s Christmas Village promises to make gift shopping a merry experience. LifeFlight Foundation will be wrapping gifts for a gold coin donation in the gift market also!
River Quay will come alive with Christmas carol concerts guaranteed to have the whole family singing along and tapping their feet, complete with summer night breezes and city views. Make sure you bring a picnic along with you – River Quay is licensed from 10am-8pm daily.
See the summer night sky ignite in a flurry of colour over four nights this December. Bring the whole family along to the Clem Jones Promenade to enjoy a dazzling array of pyrotechnics that will take you on a magical Christmas journey.