Brisbane is a terrific destination if you’re searching for someplace to go for the holidays because it comes alive in December with many Christmas activities that are perfect for the family. Find out what Brisbane has to offer throughout the holidays.

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) Christmas Shows

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), one of Australia’s top live performance venues, welcomes renowned, up-and-coming, local, and brand-new shows every year. You can catch the following performances this December.

The Nutcracker

This holiday season, take the whole family to an enchanted Christmas Eve celebration where snowflakes fly, fireplaces roar, and magical toys come to life to play and frolic in The Nutcracker from December 2 to 23.

A Cracker Kransky Christmas

From December 13 to 24, the Kransky Sisters will be performing at QPAC. Bring your mince pies and holiday cheer as the sisters share their unravelling tales and newly composed songs in A Cracker Kransky Christmas comedy show.

Spirit of Christmas

Spirit of Christmas, QPAC’s longest-running event, will return to the venerable QPAC Concert Hall on December 16 and 17. Two of Australia’s top musical theatre performers will join several special guests in uplifting seasonal songs and well-known Christmas carols. A complete symphony orchestra and the glorious voices of the QPAC Chamber Choir will provide excellent accompaniment.

In addition to this, the city is hosting several free Christmas festivities.

Brisbane City Christmas Events

Brisbane City Christmas Tree

Brisbane City’s famous Christmas Tree is in King George Square, one of the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere, and stands 22 meters tall. It has been a tradition since the 1950s. Don’t miss the chance to take a family photo! The tree will be on exhibit from November 25 until January 8.

The Enchanted Garden

The Enchanted Garden is Brisbane’s annual immersive light spectacular. From November 25 to December 21, enjoy a dazzling celebration with a stunning display of holograms, lasers, projections, lights and soundscapes at the Roma Street Parkland.

BrisStyle Christmas Twilight Market

Visit King George Square on December 2 to see more than 60 local craftsmen display their delicious and environmentally friendly handmade goods. This Twilight Market allows you to ethically support your neighbourhood’s creative community while shopping this Christmas. Items range from skillfully crafted pottery to embroidered wall hangings and all-natural homemade products. There will also be many food trucks available to fill you with delectable foods and live music to keep everyone entertained.

Portside Twilight Christmas Market

Enjoy a beautiful time on December 18, when Portside Wharf welcomes the Market Folk back with a unique Twilight Christmas Market while the area serves as a Party Hub for the first Northshore Christmas Boat Parade. Browse more than 50 stalls with a variety of limited edition items, including Christmas decor, handcrafted jewellery, ceramic and artworks, homewares, plants, and much more, from 3 to 7 p.m. while enjoying live music.

When you stay at Annexe Apartments, it will be easy for you to attend all these activities. Corporate travellers and anybody searching for access to the city’s bustle will find Annexe Apartments the ideal Bowen Hills accommodation.

Moreover, the upscale cafés, restaurants, and bars of Fortitude Valley and King Street are just a short stroll from Annexe Apartments Brisbane, and the area’s superb local transportation options place Southbank, Queen Street Mall, Suncorp Stadium, and many other top attractions within easy reach.

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