Christmas in the City


Brisbane loves to celebrate Christmas and the festive season and to show you just how it’s done right, the city puts on an amazing free Christmas program each year in the city centre.

25 November – 25 December 2018

Experience some of these memorable Christmas events in and around Brisbane City.

  • The annual parade
  • Lighting of the Christmas tree
  • Light projection shows
  • Markets
  • Fireworks
  • Cinema Series

1st December – Twilight Markets, shop to the sound of live music as the brass band plays Christmas carols for you to singalong to at King George Square from 4pm-9pm

7th December – Be enchanted by The Enchanted Garden and the brilliant light show and experience at Roma Street Parklands 6.30pm-10pm

14th December – Carols by Twilight is a family event to fill your heart with Christmas spirit, at River Quay Green, South Bank from 6pm till 8pm


Plus some exciting paid events such as:

Peter Combe’s Christmas Album live in concert at Brisbane Powerhouse, 2 December 2018 - $39 per person

Snow4kids Christmas Edition at South Bank Piazza from 13th to 23rd December 2018, let your kids experience the joys of snow in the city…it’s a real snow event! Tickets $15

Visit Brisbane and experience the joy of Christmas in the city with these great events and much more!

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