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10 Things to do in Brisbane this Weekend with the Kids

If you're looking for something to do with the kids this week in Brisbane - head out to one of these ten places for a fun-filled day out in our great city!

By Christie MannThursday 10 Aug 2017

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Picnic at New Farm Park

Location:      1038 Brunswick Street, New Farm, QLD 4005
Date:              Monday – Sunday
Time:             24 hours/7 days
Cost:             FREE

Light play for kids


Location:      Darcy Doyle Pl, Ipswich, QLD 4305
Date:              22nd July – 27th August 2017
Time:             Mon – Fri 2pm – 5pm, Sat – Sun 10am – 5pm
Cost:             FREE

Free Ice Skating 


Location:      Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
                      322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly, QLD
Date:             10th July – 15th September 2017
Time:             9am – 5:30pm
Cost:             FREE

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Date:              Monday – Sunday
Time:             6am – Midnight, Every 30 minutes
Cost:              FREE


BBQ at Frew Park Milton

Location:      Frew St, Milton, QLD 4064
Date:              Monday – Sunday
Time:             24 hours/7 days
Cost:              FREE

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Marvel Museum

Location:      GoMA, South Brisbane
Date:              27th May – 3rd Sep 2017
Time:             Daily 10am – 5pm Wed 10am – 9pm
Cost:              Adult: $25, Concession: $20, Child (5–12 years. Under 5 free): $10, Family (2 adults + up to 3 children 5–12 years): $60

Ice Skating

Location:      2304 Sandgate Road, Boondall, QLD 4034
                      1179 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge, QLD 4110
Date:              Monday – Sunday
Time:             Mon à Fri 1pm – 3pm, Tues 7:30pm – 9pm, Sat 2pm – 4:30pm (Acacia Ridge), 1:30pm – 3:30pm (Boondall) & 7:30pm – 10pm, Sun 11am – 3pm
Cost:              Adult: $17, Children: $15, 5 yrs and under: $10


Location:      Mount Coot-tha Road, Toowong, QLD 4066
Date:              Tuesday – Sunday
Time:             Tues à Fri 10am – 4pm, Sat 11am – 8.15pm, Sun 11am – 4pm
Cost:             Adult: $15.80, Children (3-14 years): $9.60, Concession: $13

Escape Hunt (Recommended ages 12+)


Location:      77 Russell St, West End, QLD 4101
Date:              Monday – Sunday
Time:             Mon à Sat 9.45am – 10pm, Sun 9:45am – 8:30pm
Cost:              2 People: $38 ea., 3 People: $36 ea., 4 People: $34 ea., 5 People: $32 ea.

BYO picnic at the Workshop Rail Museum

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Location:      North Street, North Ipswich, QLD
Date:              Monday – Sunday
Time:             Daily 9:30am – 4pm
Cost:              Adult: $14.50, Concession: $12.50, Child (3 – 15 years): $11.50, Family (2 Adults and up to 4 Children): $44.50