The Best Kids❜ Shows in Brisbane for 2024

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Our beautiful River City plays host to so many wonderful live kids' shows in Brisbane that it's hard to pick just one to recommend - so we didn't, we picked 14!

Experience the magic of live theatre and keep the kids entertained at one of these many iconic locations across Brissy. Art meets culture meets giggles and fun!

The Best Kids' Shows in Brisbane for 2024

1. Jurassic World By Brickman

The Best kids shows in Brisbane 2024
Jurassic World by Brickman

Another top kids' show in Brisbane for dinosaur fans, Jurassic World By Brickman brings over 50 large-scale dinosaurs, props, and scenes from Jurassic World to life!

Jurassic World By Brickman is exciting kids and kids-at-heart at Queensland Museum until July 2024, where you can come along and witness the closest things to real dinosaurs in the flesh! Walk through the iconic four-metre-tall Jurassic World gates to experience the Isla Nublar and stories of dinosaurs past and present.

Where:    Queensland Museum, Brisbane
When:     Until 14 July 2024
Cost:       From $19.90

2. Circus Fun House – The Show

Circus Fun House – The Show 2024
Circus Fun House – The Show 2024

Step right up! Northshore in Brisbane is about to get a lot more exciting with the arrival of Circus Fun House – The Show in 2024!

Get ready to be amazed as international circus performers stun you with a mix of music, comedy, dance, and incredible circus acts. Circus Fun House is an exhilarating experience featuring glittering costumes, daring aerial stunts, breathtaking acrobatics, and hilarious comedy. Plus, the state-of-the-art effects will transport your imagination to the most enchanting corners of the circus tent!

Where:     Northshore Brisbane, 98 Bincote St, Hamilton
When:      Until 28 December 2024 | 90-minute show
Cost:        Tickets from $25

3. Possum Magic Live With Monkey Baa Theatre Company

Possum Magic
Don't miss the magical stage adaptation of the beloved Australian story.


Magic is in the air this school holidays as the Monkey Baa Theatre Company brings the enchanting tale of Possum Magic to life on stage. Adapted from the book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas by Eva Di Cesare and Sandie Eldridge, this production has mesmerized over 150,000 young audience members across Australia with its spellbinding blend of puppetry, magic, and music.

Possum Magic tells the heartwarming story of Grandma Poss, who uses her bush magic to make Hush invisible. But when Hush longs to see herself again, the pair embark on a nationwide adventure to find the magic food that will reverse the spell. Celebrating its 40-year reign as a beloved picture book, the story's transition to stage invites families to experience the magic and wonder of Australian wildlife and cuisine through an unforgettable theatrical journey.

Don't let this magical experience disappear before your eyes! Possum Magic Live is a must-see for toddlers, preschoolers, kids, and families alike, offering a 50-minute performance that's sure to leave you spellbound.

Where:      QUT Gardens Theatre, 2 George St, Brisbane City
When:       2-3 July 2024 
Cost:         Tickets are $25 - $39 per person

4. Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™

The Best kids shows in Brisbane 2024
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™

Start your engines, Brisbane! The Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™ is revving up to make its electrifying debut at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. 

Families across Queensland are invited to experience the thrill of monster trucks like never before. This one-of-a-kind event promises an unforgettable outing for the young and the young at heart, perfectly suited for children of all ages who dream of witnessing their toy cars come to life in a grand, glowing spectacle.

Where:   Brisbane Entertainment Centre, 1 Melaleuca Dr, Boondall 
When:    27-28 July 2024
Cost:      From $49.00 per ticket

5. PAW Patrol Live! 'Race to the Rescue'

PAW Patrol Live! 'Race to the Rescue'
PAW Patrol Live! 'Race to the Rescue'

This August, the Brisbane Entertainment Centre will transform into Adventure Bay for PAW Patrol Live! 'Race to the Rescue'.

It's your ticket to catch Ryder and his squad of pups in a live-action spectacle filled with peppy tunes, gripping tales, and handy teamwork tips.

Prepare to be wowed as the PAW Patrol gang launches into a heroic quest to rescue Mayor Goodway, sweeping you along with their courage and zest. With stunning visuals and interactive excitement, this show is a top pick for a family day out, especially for the little fans from ages two to six. Don't miss out on this epic adventure!

Where:    Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane
When:     3 August 2024
Cost:       Join the waitlist

6. Grug, Kingston Butter Factory

Grug is a perfect choice for young theatre enthusiasts.

Meet Grug, the lovable character who started life as a Burrawang tree top. Shaped like a small, striped haystack with feet and a nose, Grug creatively tackles everyday problems with ease. From inventing 'The Grug' dance to gardening for snails, his adventures have charmed more than 50,000 people worldwide making Grug a perfect choice for young theatre enthusiasts. Recommended for ages five to 12.

Where:    Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct
When:     21 August 2024
Cost:       $15 - $18


WICKED the Musical Brisbane
WICKED the Musical is coming to Brisbane!

This September, the spellbinding WICKED the Musical is swooping into the Lyric Theatre!

Scooping over 100 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tonys, WICKED is hailed as "A COMPLETE TRIUMPH! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think."

This Broadway gem reimagines the story of the Land of Oz, spinning it from a whole new perspective. Long before Dorothy's arrival, another young woman, with striking emerald-green skin, smart, fiery, and grossly misunderstood, emerges. She's got an extraordinary talent to boot. When she crosses paths with a bubbly, uber-popular blonde, their initial rivalry unexpectedly morphs into the unlikeliest of friendships… until the world labels one "good" and the other, well, "wicked."

Where:    The Lyric Theatre, QPAC
When:     From 12 September 2024
Cost:       From $75

8. Emma Memma - The Boop and Twirl Tour

The best kids shows in Brisbane
Emma Memma - The Boop and Twirl Tour Brisbane

The ARIA award-winning children's music sensation, Emma Memma, is back on tour, travelling across the country in her vibrant orange Butterfly Bus. The Boop and Twirl Tour is making stops in cities including Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, delighting families nationwide.

Audiences will enjoy a delightful blend of Emma Memma's cherished classics and thrilling new tracks such as "Pasta Necklace," "Twirl Twirl with Emma," and "Boop on the Nose," all showcased on Emma Memma’s YouTube channel.

Where:      Multiple locations across Queensland (see below)
When:       17 September - Sunshine Coast, Venue 114
                  18 September - Brisbane, Fortitude Music Hall
                  19 September - Toowoomba, Highfields Cultural Centre
Cost:         TBA

Show Duration: 45 minutes, no interval.

9. Round the Twist the Musical

Round the Twist the Musical
Round the Twist the Musical

Get ready for a nostalgic trip back to the iconic lighthouse with the Twist family! 

Round The Twist The Musical brings to stage the magic of the beloved Australian TV show, complete with the unforgettable theme song and the quirky adventures of the Twist family.

Where:    Playhouse, QPAC
When:     12 November to 1 Dec 2024 | Evenings and Matinees available
Cost:       Season tickets available.

10. The Wiggles New Wiggle and Learn BIG SHOW!

The Wiggles New Wiggle and Learn BIG SHOW!
The Wiggles New Wiggle and Learn BIG SHOW!

The Wiggles are back with a brand-new stage show in Melbourne and they're calling it the Wiggle and Learn BIG SHOW!

The Wiggle and Learn BIG SHOW is set to take the stage by storm to celebrate the release of the Wiggles' new album, Wiggle and Learn: 100 Education Songs for Children, which also happens to be the Wiggles' 100th album! 

Don't miss this incredible show packed with music, fun, and a whole lot of wiggly excitement!

Tickets go on sale on 11 July but hurry, they won't last long!

Where:    Brisbane Entertainment Centre
When:     23 November 2024
Cost:       From $39.82

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