Free Things to do in Brisbane This Month That are Actually Free

Looking for something exciting to do over the Christmas break but don’t have the cash to fund your fun? I’ve got you covered, with 10 actual free things to do in and around town.

  1. The Enchanted Garden is a magical light display in the Roma Street Parklands on every night from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. This is a super popular event so make sure you get there early to secure a spot in the line.

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    The Enchanted Garden, Roma Street Parklands.
  2. Free Santa photos at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre are on until Christmas Eve. Times vary so check their website before you make the trip.
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    *This is not actual footage of the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre Christmas display … it’s just the best Santa photo on the internet.

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    This is more like it.
  3. If you need something to bribe the kids with while you’re at Indooroopilly, Glue Store has free Fairy Floss between 12pm and 4pm this Saturday 16th December.
  4. Get your culture on at QPAC with a free performance by The Wet Fish at Green Jam, this Friday the 15th December at 5:30pm.

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    Green Jam Sessions, QPAC
  5. Grab a picnic rug and catch a free Christmas Movie at the Roma Street Parklands Amphitheatre, nightly from 7:00pm until the 17th December. To find out what’s playing this weekend check out the Visit Brisbane website.

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    Christmas Movies in the Park, Roma Street Parklands Amphitheatre
  6. To celebrate their grand opening The Yiros Shop, Newmarket will be handing out FREE YIROS on the 21st December from 5pm – 8pm. Guys, FREE YIROS, free rotisserie meaty deliciousness!!! Find them at Shop 131, Newmarket Village,400 Newmarket Rd, Newmarket QLD.
  7. Park the car at Kangaroo Point and go for a free ferry ride along the river on the City Hopper (Read the parking signs carefully, free parking is available outside of business hours and on Sundays, ON SELECTED STREETS.)

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    The City Hopper runs daily from Sydney Street to North Quay 2 ferry terminal.
  8. Go for a walk through the city and check out the Gold Lotto City Hall Lights, on every night until Christmas Eve from 7:30pm.
  9. The Summer Festival: Tech + Stories + Play, starts at the Queensland Library on the 18th December with free activities for the little ones. For full details visit their website. 
  10. Last but certainly not least, the South Bank Christmas Gift Market is back from the 15th – 23rd December! Every day from 3pm – 10pm you can stroll through Stanley Plaza…

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    South Bank Christmas Market

admiring all of the handmade gifts and pinching all the free samples… because this is a post about free activities after all. enhanced-31565-1449814140-7.png

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Author: Alex Whittington

Alex is the creator of The Write Now, she is a 30-year-old, university student, writer, mother of two, wife of one, big sister of three, coffee addict, pop culture obsessed, music lover. In order to fund her coffee addiction, she has developed a serious selling habit and will auction off anything for a profit.

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Free Things to do in Brisbane This Month That are Actually Free

Looking for something exciting to do over the Christmas break but don’t have the cash to fund your fun? I’ve got you covered, with 10 actual free things to do in and around town.

  1. The Enchanted Garden is a magical light display in the Roma Street Parklands on every night from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. This is a super popular event so make sure you get there early to secure a spot in the line.

    EnchantedGarden_20170804_Wide
    The Enchanted Garden, Roma Street Parklands.
  2. Free Santa photos at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre are on until Christmas Eve. Times vary so check their website before you make the trip.
    cd5d571af205d0131a67c456ecad80cb
    *This is not actual footage of the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre Christmas display … it’s just the best Santa photo on the internet.

    23213018_1719265918106958_2149592324737141417_o
    This is more like it.
  3. If you need something to bribe the kids with while you’re at Indooroopilly, Glue Store has free Fairy Floss between 12pm and 4pm this Saturday 16th December.
  4. Get your culture on at QPAC with a free performance by The Wet Fish at Green Jam, this Friday the 15th December at 5:30pm.

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    Green Jam Sessions, QPAC
  5. Grab a picnic rug and catch a free Christmas Movie at the Roma Street Parklands Amphitheatre, nightly from 7:00pm until the 17th December. To find out what’s playing this weekend check out the Visit Brisbane website.

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    Christmas Movies in the Park, Roma Street Parklands Amphitheatre
  6. To celebrate their grand opening The Yiros Shop, Newmarket will be handing out FREE YIROS on the 21st December from 5pm – 8pm. Guys, FREE YIROS, free rotisserie meaty deliciousness!!! Find them at Shop 131, Newmarket Village,400 Newmarket Rd, Newmarket QLD.
  7. Park the car at Kangaroo Point and go for a free ferry ride along the river on the City Hopper (Read the parking signs carefully, free parking is available outside of business hours and on Sundays, ON SELECTED STREETS.)

    25319722_944614192357104_1888395926_o
    The City Hopper runs daily from Sydney Street to North Quay 2 ferry terminal.
  8. Go for a walk through the city and check out the Gold Lotto City Hall Lights, on every night until Christmas Eve from 7:30pm.
  9. The Summer Festival: Tech + Stories + Play, starts at the Queensland Library on the 18th December with free activities for the little ones. For full details visit their website. 
  10. Last but certainly not least, the South Bank Christmas Gift Market is back from the 15th – 23rd December! Every day from 3pm – 10pm you can stroll through Stanley Plaza…

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    South Bank Christmas Market

admiring all of the handmade gifts and pinching all the free samples… because this is a post about free activities after all. enhanced-31565-1449814140-7.png

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