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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8 December 2018
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Head along to Brisbane's Riverstage for a joyous evening celebration of singing and dancing at the Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols.

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30 November 2018
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Join with family and friends in King George Square to celebrate and watch the annual lighting of Brisbane's beautiful Christmas tree.

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When heading out to view Christmas lights this holiday season, remember to be safe by following Council's parking rules.

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1 December 2018
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The Brisbane Twilight Markets in King George Square offers a home-grown shopping experience in the heart of the city, right in time for Christmas!

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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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Brisbane Libraries play host to a range of Christmas activities this December. There's workshops, storytimes, craft activities and more.

Find events near you

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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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