Details: It is on again for its 20th year and this event is certainly one not to miss with plenty of family fun, live music, live performances, Christmas carols, Santa appearance, free sausage sizzle, prizes to be won and more.
2. Santa Sunday at The Workshops Rail Museum When: 13 December 2015: 9:30am-4pm Where: The Workshops Rail Museum, North St, North Ipswich Cost: Adults: $21pp, Concession: $18pp, Children (3-15yrs): $12pp & Family (2 adults up to 4 children) :$63
Details: Meet Santa, dance, sing-a-along with festive tunes, make Christmas craft that you can take home, write a letter to Santa and pop it in the Museum post box or play back yard cricket, badminton and volleyball in the Powerhouse Lawns, enjoy a miniature steam train ride and more. Tickets include entrance into Museum. Click here for website.
3. Myer Christmas Parade & Pantomine When: 13-22 December 2015: From 6:30pm Where: The Parade kicks off at Edward Street end of Queen Street Mall and travels through to King George Square, Brisbane
Details: This is one not miss with a classic Christmas theme- The Nutcracker, the kids will love the live performances, hundreds of colourful and talented performers, giant inflatable decorations, drummers, dancers, Christmas elves, nativity animals, Santa and his reindeer and more. Click here for website.
4. BrisStyle Bazaar Christmas Market
When: 12 December 2015: 9am-3pm
Where: Whale Mall, Queensland Museum Southbank, Brisbane
Cost: Free entry
Details: There will be a huge variety of local sellers where you will be able to find that special unique gift, with locally-produced clothing, jewellery, homewares, original art, ceramics, children's products, glassware and more. Click here for website.
5. Gold Lotto City Hall Light Spectacular
When: 11-24 December 2015: 7:30pm- 12am
Where: 100 Adelaide St, Brisbane
Details: This Christmas Event will be lighting up the iconic building with fabulous Christmas characters and stories, 3D animated show which follows the story of The Nutcracker as the doll is made and meets an enchanting collection of Christmas characters and toys. The kids will certainly love this event!
6. IGA Lord Mayor's Carols in the City
When: 12 December 2015: 5:30pm- 9:15pm
Where: City Botanic Gardens
Details: This family event is one not to miss it will include headline artists Paulini, Jack Vidgen, Silvie Paladino and more, plenty of entertainment, entertainers, pre-show entertainment, Children's Christmas Spectacular, Carols Concert and more. Click here for website.
7. Christmas Fireworks Spectacular
When: 17-21 December 2015: From 8:15pm
Where: Clem Jones Promenade, The Parklands, South Bank
Details: The Brisbane sky will be lighted up with the amazing fireworks display. The display will run for ten minutes.
8. Christmas in Sandgate
When: 5 December 2015: From 4pm
Where: Finbunpin Lagoon Park, 21 Lagoon St, Sandgate
Details: There will be plenty of Christmas festivities including free movie 'Paddington', face painting, rock wall, jumping castle, entertainment, food stalls galore, Mens Shed and more.
9. Christmas in Keperra
When: 19 December 2015: From 4:30pm
Where: Keperra Baptist Church, 980 Samford Rd, Keperra
Details: This family-fun festival will include carols by candlelight, jumping castle, petting zoo, face painting, free sausage sizzle, Christmas lights and displays, entertainment and more.
10. Thank Albert It's (Almost) Christmas
When: 4 December 2015: 11:30am-2:30pm
Where: Albert Street event precinct between Charlotte and Mary Streets, Brisbane
Details: There will be plenty of festive entertainment including crafts, live music, food, workshops, board games, activities and more.
11. South Bank Christmas Markets
When: 11- 23 December 2015: 11-16th Dec: 11am-8pm & 17-21st Dec: 11am-9pm
Where: Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank Parklands, South Bank
Cost: Free entry
Details: Immerse yourself with the magic of a traditional Christmas with these markets. There will be twinkling lights, festive decorations and the scent of real Christmas trees lingering in the air as you browse and shop, also at the markets there will be a delicious festive fare with ready-to-eat stalls, live carols singing, gift wrapping on site and fantastic gift ideas.
12. Christmas Lights Family Concert
When: 12-13 December 2015: 12th: 6pm-9pm & 13th: 10am-9pm
Where: Citipointe Church, 322 Wecker Rd, Mansfield
Details: There will plenty of festive fun with this event; it will feature three shows, family friendly activities and more.
13. Christmas in The Grove
When: 12 December 2015: 5pm-8pm
Where: Ferny Grove Primary School Oval, McGinn Rd, Ferny Grove
Details: This family-friendly Christmas event will include amusement rides, rock climbing wall, giant obstacle course, animal farm, kids crafts and activities, face painting, live music, carols by candlelight, Santa visit, fireworks, foods and more.
14. Roma Street Parkland's Christmas Concert
When: 13 December 2015: 2pm-5pm
Where: The Amphitheatre, Roma Street Parkland
Details: There will be plenty of festive cheer with this event! There will be everyone's favourite Christmas carols and songs, visit from Santa and his Christmas elves, entertainment galore and more.
15. Christmas Cinema Series
When: 17-23 December 2015:
Where: Streets Beach, The Parklands, South Bank
Details: Enjoy Christmas movies on the beach with Christmas family favourites on the silver screen. Snuggle up on a beach towel or picnic rug under the stars and enjoy. Click here for movie schedule.