13 of 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 13!

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!

13 of the Best Kids' Shows in Brisbane for 2024

1. Bluey's Big Play at QPAC

The Best kids shows in Brisbane 2024
This is Bluey’s Big Play - for real life!


Bluey and the gang are heading to Brisbane for a return season of Bluey’s Big Play after performing all over North America! 

Bluey’s Big Play is a theatrical adaptation of the award-winning children’s television series, with an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, and music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush.

Where:    Playhouse, QPAC
When:     30 December 2023 - 20 January 2024
Cost:       $44 - $84 | $7.20 transaction fee applies per transaction

2. Dinosaur World Live at Brisbane Powerhouse

Dinosaur World Live
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show.


Experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live at one of the best kids' shows in Brisbane.

Witness awe-inspiring prehistoric creatures come to life, including Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Microraptor, and Segnosaurus. After the show, fearless attendees have the opportunity to join a meet-and-greet where they can make their very own dinosaur friend! This dino-mite show is tailored for audiences aged three and above.

Where:    Brisbane Powerhouse, Powerhouse Theatre
When:     9-14 January 2024
Cost:       $64.90 - $79.90 | $7.20 transaction fee applies per transaction

3. 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

4. Peter and the Wolf, Brisbane Arts Theatre

Peter and the Wolf Brisbane
Inspired by Peter and the Wolf, A Children’s Pantomime by Eugene Hickey.


Inspired by the children’s pantomime by Eugene Hickey, Peter and the Wolf follows Peter who works at the Wolverhampton Zoo where he makes friends with a menagerie of animals, including Winston-Webbly Wolf. Winston-Webbly Wolf is forever trying to escape and Peter must stay one step ahead of his wiley captive. 

Where:    Brisbane Arts Theatre
When:     2 December 2023 - 19 January 2024
Cost:       $20 - $25 | $2 transaction fee applies per transaction

5. Metaverse of Magic, QPAC

Metaverse of Magic
Unlock magic secrets and interact in real-time at Metaverse of Magic.


Immerse yourself in the groundbreaking Metaverse of Magic, the world's first interactive magic spectacular.

Featuring renowned illusionists, this kids' show in Brisbane blends breathtaking illusions, stunning stagecraft, and cutting-edge technology. Join Lenoxx on a quest through the metaverse, unlocking magic secrets, and interact live using your phone to win prizes.

Where:    Concert Hall, QPAC
When:     From 4 January 2024
Cost:       $79 - $149 | $7.20 transaction fee applies per transaction.

6. Beauty and the Beast the Musical

Beauty and the Beast the Musical Brisbane
Beauty and the Beast the Musical


Brisbane families are invited to share in a tale as old as time at the enchanting Beauty and the Beast the Musical.

The much-loved Disney classic is taking to the stage at QPAC's Lyric Theatre from February 2024. The reimagined tale comes to Australian stages directly from The West End where it has delighted audiences with the same romance, grandeur, and treasured characters we know and love. Beauty and the Beast the Musical features all of the spellbinding songs of Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice, including Belle, Gaston, Human Again and Be Our Guest.

Where:    The Lyric Theatre at QPAC
When:     From 15 February 2024
Cost:       From $19.90

7. Alice in Wonderland, Brisbane Powerhouse

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Lewis Carroll's timeless classic, Alice in Wonderland.


Experience the return of Lewis Carroll's timeless classic, Alice in Wonderland, in this internationally acclaimed theatrical masterpiece that's soon to become one of the best kids' shows in Brisbane!

Coming to Brisbane in April 2024 for a limited season, the production has over 20 of your favourite curious characters, including the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts. With breathtaking costumes, puppetry, and imaginative stagecraft, this glorious rendition captivates both children and adults. Don’t be late for this very important date!

Where:    Brisbane Powerhouse, Powerhouse Theatre
When:     2-3 April 2024
Cost:       $49.90 - $59.90 | $7.20 transaction fee applies per transaction

8. The Wiggles Wiggle GROOVE

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The Wiggles Wiggle GROOVE Tour


Get your wiggly groove on at one of the best kids' shows in Brisbane for 2024: The Wiggles Wiggle GROOVE!

The Wiggles Wiggle GROOVE Tour will be playing across the country in 2024 and stopping off in Fortitude Valley from 6-7 April. Come along and see all your favourite Wiggles characters singing, dancing, and doing the propeller for two fun-filled days this April!

Where:    Fortitude Music Hall
When:     6-7 April 2024
Cost:       TBA

9. Monster Truck Mania, Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Monster Truck Mania 2024
Trucks, flames, and a whole lot of fun at Monster Truck Mania!


Vroom vroom - one of the best kids' shows in Brisbane is back! Monster Truck Mania returns to Brisbane Entertainment Centre in 2024 after their 2023 sell-out success!

Experience the thrill of one of Australia's biggest monster truck shows featuring favourites like 'Raptor’s Rampage' and 'Wicked'. With a new-look flame-throwing Jet Car, Freestyle Motocross, and family-friendly acts, it's a spectacular afternoon for the whole crew.

Where:    Brisbane Entertainment Centre
When:     18-19 May 2024
Cost:       $42.30 - 147.55

10. The Peasant Prince

The Peasant Prince
The Peasant Prince



The Peasant Prince is a 20th-century fairy tale based on Li Cunxin’s iconic autobiography, Mao’s Last Dancer.

The Peasant Prince follows the journey of a 10-year-old boy from rural China to the international dance stage. This moving production returns to captivate new young audiences after winning multiple awards in 2016. 

Where:    Logan Entertainment Centre
When:     14 June 2024
Cost:       $15 - $18

11. Whalebone

Whalebone
Dazzling visuals and playful inventions with a hint of circus make Whalebone a magical journey.


Embark on a magical journey into the 'Depository', a mysterious agency safeguarding human memories in Whalebone.

A rogue AI threatens to erase our stories, and a solitary worker races against time using quirky contraptions and eccentric machines. Whalebone is one of the best new kids' shows in Brisbane that blends humour, imagination, heartfelt dazzling visuals, playful inventions, and a hint of circus - perfect for kids and adults! The show involves audience participation and a Q&A session to explore the contraptions further.

Where:    Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct
When:     25 June 2024
Cost:       $15

12. Pat Malone's Magic Garden, Logan Entertainment Centre

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Join Pat on a magical garden journey.


Embark on a whimsical journey with Pat Malone's Magic Garden, a fun-filled exploration of imagination and creativity for families.

Join bush adventurer and Mythical Creature Researcher Pat Malone as he delves into the realm of Autonomous Imaginary Species. Discover mythical Australian creatures, observe their surprising behaviours, and share plenty of laughs with Pat during his encounters.

Where:    Logan Entertainment Centre
When:     26 June 2024
Cost:       $15

13. Grug, Kingston Butter Factory

Grug
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

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