Family-Friendly Australia Day Events, Brisbane 2018

Family-Friendly Australia Day Events, Brisbane 2018

 Find Australia Day events suitable for the whole family!

Logan City

Australia Day Kids Club Party

26 January, 3-5pm

Greenbank RSL

Children aged 4 years and older can attend this supervised party. Ticket entry ($5) includes animal encounters with Gecko’s Wildlife Experience, face painting with Super Steph, party food and a soft drink.

Kids Eat Free from a select menu with every full paying adult from 2pm-3pm.

Happy Australia Day!

26 January, 9am-9pm

Kingston Park Raceway

Details TBA

Annual Australia Day Celebration

26 January, 11am

Beenleigh Bowls Club

In addition to an Aussie spit roast, families can enjoy thong throwing, lamington eating, hermit crab races, barefoot bowls and live entertainment.

Australia Day – Rockin with Lock n Load Band Tamborine

26 January, 12-5pm

Bearded Dragon Hotel

Dress the family in patriotic gear and enjoy live music, children’s playground and food from both the kitchen and outdoor BBQ hut. Book a table today: call (07) 5543 6888

Australia Day

January 26, 10am-10pm

Beaudesert Hotel

Enjoy an Aussie-themed menu, thong throwing, kids’ entertainment zone, giant dart board and live music.


Australia Day at South Bank

26 January, 11am-8pm

River Quay Green, South Bank

Bring the family, pack a picnic enjoy free live music at River Quay. Celebrations close with a fireworks display from the banks of the Brisbane River from 7:30pm.

Australia Family Fun Day

26 January, 11am

Jindalee Hotel

Bring the family to enjoy a Geckoes Wildlife show (from 1:30pm), jumping castles, face painting, fresh juice bar and BBQ.

Australia Day Celebrations

26 January, 11:30am-3pm

Victoria Park Golf Complex

Enjoy an Aussie meal, the great children’s playground and fun activities such as tug-o-war, sack races, jumping castle, ping pong, giant outdoor games and face painting.

All children will receive a free Aussie Maleny Dairies soft serve ice-cream and watermelon slices.

The Great Club Oxley Australia Day Celebration

26 January, 12-10pm

Club Oxley

This family friendly event is jam packed with fun – rides, games, backyard cricket, huge splashing kids’ pool, barefoot bowls,live music, “Gumboot and Thong Throwing Championship” and fireworks.

Australia Day 2018

January, 9:30am-8:30pm

Ferny Grove Bowls Sports and Community Club

Free family-family activities including face painting, thong throwing, barefoot bowls, yard games and water pong.

Live music, free scones upon opening and BBQ items available for purchase.

Australia Day Long Weekend

28 January, 11:30am-2:30pm

Sunnybank Community and Sports Club

Australia Day celebrations continues at this Family Fun Day. Bring the children to boogie to the kids’ disco and pat farm animals.

Free Movie In The Pool – Sing

26 January, 6-9pm

Hibiscus Sports Complex

Bring the whole family for a “good ole” Aussie Day Barbie and watch the movie Sing poolside (or in the pool).

Food available for purchase.

Australia Day Celebrations

26 January, 12-6pm

Bulimba Golf Club

A day of family fun with egg & spoon races, table tennis, backyard cricket, thong throwing competitions, live music and an inflatable waterslide.

Gold coin donation on entry.

Australia Day Dog Party

26 January, 10am

Mount Gravatt Hotel

Bring your dogs down to enjoy the celebrations. Dogs can enjoy treats and toys, humans can enjoy a FREE sausage sizzle and giant Jenga games.

Gold Coast

Australia Day Celebrations at Broadwater Parklands

January 26, 4-8pm

Broadwater Parklands

This FREE event will feature live entertainment, food and drink trucks, JJ Richards Adventure Zone for the children and a special fireworks display (incorporating fly boards, jet skis and jetpacks).

Coomera Lodge Hotel Celebrates all Things Aussie

26 January, 3-7pm

Coomera Lodge Hotel

Fun-filled family day, with live music, jumping castle, face-painting, pie eating competition and more.

Australia Day

26 January, 11am-9pm

The Club at Parkwood Village

The ultimate family day out with an Aussie barbecue, live music, kids zone (cost involved) and the Gold Coast’s Biggest Water Fight. Bring your own water pistol, water filling stations and supervision provided.

Australia Day Bowling

26 January, 9am-11pm

Go Bowling Ashmore

One game of tenpin with a sausage sizzle for only $10pp. Plus, enjoy Aussie music, cosmic bowling, cafe offers and extra games for only $8pp inc shoe hire. Booking via: 5539 6433

Australia Day Kids Party – With LOL Crew

26 January, 1:30-7:00pm

Southport Sharks

Join LOL Crew – Kids Shows for a FREE children’s show, 1:30-3:30pm. This will be followed by party games, prizes, face painting and a puppet show from 5-7pm.


Australia Day 2018 Free Family Fun

26 January, 10am-4pm

All Ipswich Council Pools

Free entry to all Council pools: Bundamba Swim Centre, Georgie Conway Leichhardt Community Swim Centre, Goodna Aquatic Centre, Rosewood Aquatic Centre.

Aussie Day Springfield Markets Friday 26th January

26 January, 2-8pm

Robelle Domain Parklands

Celebrate Aussie Day with Cricket on the Circle at 2pm, outdoor movie at 6:30pm, market stalls until 8pm. The night will finish with a fireworks display.

Australia Day

26 January, 10am-10pm

Springlake Hotel

Fun for the whole family with thong throwing, wheelbarrow and kangaroo novelty races, animal petting farm, prizes for best dressed and menu specials.

Australia Day

26 January, 10am-11pm

CSI – Club Services Ipswich

Details TBA


Kids Aussie Day Party

26 January, 6-7pm

Capalaba Tavern

FREE children’s party with face painting, games and prizes. Book your table for dinner now: call 3390 1033

Australia Day

26 January, 12-6pm

Capalaba Sports Club

Celebrate what it means to be an Aussie with barefoot bowls (free), live music, BBQ, competitions, games and more.

Australia Day in Redcliffe

26 January, 12-7:30pm

Suttons Beach

Join in the celebrations for an easy-going, Aussie time. Enjoy live music, lamington eating contest, beach cricket, beach sack races, beach volleyball, Float ‘n’ Fun Paddle Boards and a fireworks finale.

Free Pool Party – Aussie Arvo

26 January, 2-9pm

Lawnton Aquatic Centre

Enjoy FREE live music, rides, laser archery, bumper boats, games and competitions. Sausage sizzle, popcorn and fairy floss available for purchase.

An outdoor screening of the film “Despicable Me 3″ will be shown from 7.30pm


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