Take time out to explore Ipswich's many beautiful parks and gardens, including the oldest park in SEQ
For a gorgeous green escape without leaving the city, visit City Botanic Gardens or Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Whether it’s a picture-perfect picnic spot, a great playground for the kids, or a new scooter track, Brisbane is a city of parks
From outdoor gyms with views to Ninja warrior courses, Parkour parks and urban stair climbs, exercise for free in Brisbane
Play table tennis in the open air for free at these Brisbane parks with public table tennis tables
Waterline Park Gym sets the bar high when it comes to keeping in shape in this free-to-use outdoor gym
Brisbane's jacaranda season is in full bloom with the ornamental trees adding a burst of purple to parks and streets
Brisbane's first free outdoor warrior course is in a leafy neighbourhood park beside the Brisbane River
Brisbane’s biggest new park in 50 years has started taking shape, with the golf course now a mega picnic ground with city views
Discover this intimate, little-known bush chapel nestled in the forest of Mt Coot-tha at JC Slaughter Falls
The Pan Pacific Peace Gardens at Redbank is home to a bush chapel with a lake as a lovely backdrop
Hoop Pine Picnic Area is an expansive outdoor space that lies between well-known JC Slaughter Falls Picnic Area and the lesser known Silky Oak Picnic Area
Silky Oak Picnic Area is a beautiful green space of gently sloping grass, just perfect for laying down the picnic rug for a lazy day out in nature
Gold Mine Picnic Area on Mt Coot-tha is shaded by towering gum trees with an historic gold mine only a short walk away, and if you're lucky, you may even spot a koala
A wonderful addition to the beautiful Mt Coot-Tha Botanic Gardens is the Kitchen in the Garden
Grey Gum Picnic Area is a shady picnic spot on the eastern side of Mt Coot-Tha

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Stanthorpe Music & Arts Festival is an explosion of live music & art
Don't miss The Finders Keepers 1-day Pop Up Market
this year you can enjoy the QAGOMA Christmas Design Market all weekend
Immerse yourself in the most compelling new artwork
Run through exciting attractions in Dreamworld's fun run.
Experience the fun and excitement of performing arts
So, you’ve been good this year? Let’s fix that
Queensland Symphony Orchestra celebrates 75 years
a magical festive wonderland, full of fantasy, thrills and more
EDITOR'S PICK

Brickresales

Head along to Brisbane's massive pre-loved LEGO showroom and help build the festive winter village display
BrickResales
MUST DO

Christmas in Storyland

The fairytale tradition of Christmas in Storyland started at Brisbane City Hall in the 1930’s and it lives on at South Bank
Christmas in Storyland
CHRISTMAS GIFT!

PPQ

Give your gifts a personal touch this Christmas with PPQ, providing a range of personalised plate options to choose from
PPQ Plates
DON'T MISS

Van Gogh Alive!

The world's most visited multi-sensory immersive art experience in the world is in Brisbane for a limited time
Van Gogh Alive
MUST SEE

Government House Christmas Lights

The landmark historic house & gardens will be lit up in a magical light show that has become a must-see for Brisbane families
Government House Xmas Lights
THIS WEEKEND

Top Things to do Dec 3-5

From Van Gogh, Santa's Emporium & Christmas markets to Brisbane's first rooftop brewery bar, some top things to do
This Weekend Dec 3-5
EDITOR'S PICK

A Midnight Visit

Brisbane's unearthly, immersive theatre experience in an abandoned Fortitude Valley warehouse has extended to Dec 19
A Midnight Visit
ROSLIE GOURMET MARKET

Christmas Catering and Gifts

Make the most of this festive season with the abundance of Christmas foodie delights, catering and gifts
Christmas at Rosalie Gourmet Market
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