Christmas 2018 in Brisbane | Brisbane City Council
 

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, sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes at the Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols or shop 'til you drop at South Bank's Christmas markets. Find out what Brisbane has on offer this festive season.

What's on this Christmas

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Find information to help you eat, stay, shop and play in Brisbane City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland over the Christmas season.

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Find out what's on in Brisbane this Christmas, including Council events and events at Council venues and facilities.

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Find Christmas gifts, goodies and more at South Bank's Christmas Gift Market, starting Friday 14 December.

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From 7-24 December, every 15 minutes from 7.30pm, City Hall will light up with an all new magical light projection show.

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Buy a ticket today to hop on one of our Christmas lights bus tours. Tours will run during December.

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Visit Roma Street Parkland's Spectacle Garden to be amazed at the beauty of this spectacular garden lighting display. Nightly until 19 December.

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Brimming with music and merriment, Brisbane's beloved Christmas parade will weave it's way through the City at 7pm each night from 14-23 December.

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Find out about additional bus services for extended hours shopping in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Brisbane City

The City is aglow this festive season, with magical sights and sounds. The four-week celebration starts with the Lighting of the Christmas Tree presented by St George, closely followed by the captivating Gold Lotto City Hall Lights show. Make a date to attend the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols at the Riverstage and bring the whole family to see the Christmas Parade presented by David Jones on the Queen Street Mall.

 

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South Bank

As soon as you see glittering markets pop-up in the parklands or hear festive fireworks cracking throughout the night sky, you know that Christmas in South Bank has arrived.

 

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Roma Street Parkland

Meander through a twinkling track of bountiful foliage and glistening light displays at Roma Street Parkland this festive season.

 

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