Experience the most wonderful time of the year in Brisbane!
Christmas in Brisbane is an experience like no other. From nightly carolling at South Bank to pop-up Christmas markets, dazzling city light displays, FREE festive events and more, there simply isn’t a better place to dive into the Christmas spirit each December.
As usual, Brisbane has an unmissable events lineup in store this year. If you’re looking for a special way to celebrate, round up your loved ones and don't miss these upcoming events!
All the following events are COVID Safe.
Eco Living Festival Brisbane Christmas Market 2020
For one whole weekend at the Brisbane Showgrounds, come along for a unique Christmas market by Eco Expo, featuring a wide variety of exhibitors and stallholders selling eco-friendly products, tasty vegan food and, of course, Christmas gifts and decorations.
Eco Living Festival Christmas Market is a one-stop-shop for all things organic, sustainable and renewable, complete with live entertainment, free workshops and food trucks. Brisbane Christmas Market is a ticketed event on December 5 and December 6 from 1pm to 4pm.
Lord Mayor’s Brisbane Christmas Carols 2020
It’s going ahead! Gather family and friends and head to the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens for a special evening of live carolling with renowned Australian singers and entertainers performing for free.
Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols is Brisbane’s official annual carolling event for all ages, so make sure to be at Riverstage to join in the singalong and experience the cheery festive atmosphere. Free registration is required for all visitors on December 5.
A Christmas Carol QPAC
A Christmas Carol at Queensland Performing Arts Centre is an award-winning annual production by the acclaimed shake & stir theatre co, back for another unmissable run on QPAC's Lyric Stage with stunning costumes, music, video design and artificial snow.
For fans of the heart-warming Charles Dickens tale, A Christmas Carol is a loyal family-friendly adaptation that’s sure to warm you up for Christmas! Don't miss this year’s limited run from December 16 to December 24.
Spirit of Christmas QPAC
Featuring the world-class Queensland Symphony Orchestra with QPAC’s Chamber Choir, Spirit of Christmas 2020 is an unforgettable concert to celebrate peace, love and joy this Christmas with awe-inspiring orchestral renditions of famous yuletide songs and carols.
Held annually in QPAC’s magnificent Concert Hall, Spirit of Christmas is the ultimate celebration before Christmas Day, boasting a roster of musical theatre stars as well as other special guest performers. Spirit of Christmas 2020 will take place at Queensland Performing Arts Centre on December 18 and December 19.
Brisbane Christmas Tree Spectacular
At South Bank Piazza, where Brisbane’s famous 22-metre-high Christmas will be lit up in all its glory, enjoy six incredible nights of free live entertainment on stage involving singing, dancing, circus acts and more!
Brisbane’s Christmas Tree Spectacular is supported by ABC Radio Brisbane, offering two nightly performances from 5.30pm to 6.15pm and 7.30pm to 8.15pm. Entry is free (registration available on the night) but on a first-come-first-serve basis. Catch Christmas Tree Spectacular from December 18 to December 23. H2: Annexe Apartments Fortitude Valley Accommodation Make sure you’re ready for the above with our Bowen Hills accommodation near Fortitude Valley, offering you the perfect Brisbane city break this December just 10 minutes’ drive away from the CBD!
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