Brisbane comes alive this December with plenty of Christmas festivities ideal for the whole family.

Visit King George Square for the lighting of the Christmas Tree, enjoy the Christmas parade or sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes at the Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols.

For more on Christmas specifically in the City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland head to Visit Brisbane's website.

Find out what Brisbane has on offer this festive season.

Featured events

You won't want to miss out on these key Christmas in Brisbane events that are guaranteed to fill you with Christmas cheer.

The Enchanted Garden

Nightly until 13 December
Be swept away by the twinkling light displays in the magical enchanted garden at Roma Street Parkland.

City Hall Lights

6-24 December
City Hall lights up with a spectacular new Christmas themed light projection. The show runs every 15 minutes from 7.30pm to midnight.

Christmas parade

13-22 December
Brimming with music and merriment, this year's Christmas Parade will feature hundreds of singing and dancing performers and of course Santa Claus! 

Light tours

16-20 December
Book tickets today to see some of the fantastic displays from the 4kQ Christmas lights competition on a Brisbane City Council bus.

What's on this Christmas

Discover what's on in Brisbane this Christmas. Find Christmas activities and events for the whole family this festive season. 

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Fri 29 Nov 2019 to Fri 13 Dec 2019
Free
This Christmas, journey through The Enchanted Garden at Roma Street Parkland and experience one of Brisbane’s largest lighting displays. Set amid winding...

Roma Street Parkland

Fri 6 to Tue 24 Dec 2019
Free
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...

King George Square, Brisbane City

Wed 11 to Tue 24 Dec 2019
Free
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 the...

Cathedral of St Stephen, 249 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City

Fri 13 Dec 2019, 6:00am
From Thursday 14 November until Christmas Eve 24 December, Victoria Park’s beloved Putt Putt course will transform into a beautiful Christmas Wonderland to...

Victoria Park Golf Complex, Herston

Fri 13 to Sun 22 Dec 2019
Free
As classrooms close, even more festive fun begins in the City. The annual Brisbane City Christmas Parade will march its merry way through the Queen Street Mall...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Fri 13 Dec 2019, 12:00pm
Free
We’re creating more to see and do in the Valley, in the lead up to the holiday season, Brisbane City Council presents festive Christmas Carols in the Valley...

Valley Malls, Fortitude Valley

Fri 13 Dec 2019, 2:00pm
Free
Come along and join us in a special Christmas craft session at the library. Ideal for children aged 6-12 years.

Corinda Library, 641 Oxley Road, Corinda

Fri 13 Dec 2019, 2:30pm
Free
Join the festive fun and create an origami Christmas star garland with us. Ideal for young adults aged 12-17 years.

Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane City

Sat 14 Dec 2019, 6:00am
From Thursday 14 November until Christmas Eve 24 December, Victoria Park’s beloved Putt Putt course will transform into a beautiful Christmas Wonderland to...

Victoria Park Golf Complex, Herston