There’s so much to see and do this month, so to help you keep on top of your calendar, we’ve rounded up the must-attend events. What are you most looking forward to?
Build your own snow globe // Now to Friday July 8, The Oasis Broadbeach
Children will be enthralled with this immersive and beautiful Winter Wonderland-themed activation. Surrounded by snowy pine trees and winter-themed props, they will create their very own snow globe to take home.
NAIDOC Week Workshops // Now to Friday July 8, Australia Fair
Join local traditional custodian artist, Billie Musk for a journey exploring Aboriginal cultural awareness. Have fun dot painting a boomerang or learn cultural weaving at Australia Fair Shopping Centre.
Goat and Sheep Cookie Making // 1pm on Friday July 8, DRU Animal Rescue
Enjoy a fun day out while baking cookies and treats for the rescue goat and sheep herd at DRU Animal Rescue! Their cookie baking event is the ultimate school holiday activity for animal lovers, complete with a beautiful sanctuary tour.
Dr Who Double Feature // 2.30pm on Sunday July 10, Dendy Cinemas Southport
Calling all fans of Dr Who! Catch ‘Dr. Who and the Daleks’ – the first colour and big-screen film adaptation of British TV’s most iconic sci-fi hero – and ‘Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.’ in a double feature of epic proportions.
The Beach Tennis Gold Coast Open 2022 // Friday July 8 to Sunday July 10, Surfers Paradise
Get set (pun intended) for a beach tennis tournament of epic proportions – three days, 11 courts, prize money and so much more.
Day out with Thomas // Now until Sunday July 10, The Workshops Rail Museum Ipswich
Meet Thomas the Tank Engine, climb into the driver’s cab and pull the levers! Say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, stop in the Thomas Play Pit for game fun, watch a Thomas movie in the theatrette, have a blast with Thomas crafting activities and check out the Thomas goodies in our onsite shop.
Paccas Pirates // Now through to Monday July 11, Pacific Fair
Arrr you ready to become a Paccas Pirate these school holidays? All aboard our life sized pirate ship where kids can walk the plank, make a pirate hat, hunt for treasure and more in our free workshops open daily.
Under the Sea Fun // Now through to Wednesday July 13, The Strand Coolangatta
Are you ready to join The Strand Coolangatta on an adventure? Explore the ocean and head under the sea with daily FREE craft including Under the Sea Sand Art and Under the Sea Beach Cupcake Decorating.
WOW Logan // Friday July 15 and Saturday July 16, Logan Entertainment Centre
The achievements of women and girls in the city and surrounding areas will be celebrated at the Women of the World (WOW) Festival. Don’t miss this series of bold, entertaining and conversation-provoking events with engaging messages and ideas about equality, diversity and positive change.
Festival of Chariot // Saturday July 23, Broadwater Parklands
This annual festival sees a chariot taken around the park, concluding with on-stage cultural and dance performances, fun activities, yoga, henna, books and delicious food stalls.
Queensland Vegan Markets // Sunday July 24, Broadwater Parklands
Come along and try plant-based meals – think burgers, pizza, sushi, cupcakes, brownies, soft serve ice-cream and more – for breakfast, brunch or lunch by the beach. You can also browse the range of retail stores offering cruelty free products.
Disney: The Magic of Animation // Now until January 23, Queensland Museum
Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of Walt Disney Animation Studios at ‘Disney: The Magic of Animation’. Be enchanted by the magic behind some of the world’s most beloved characters, including Mickey Mouse, the Little Mermaid, Anna and Elsa and even a sneak preview of an upcoming release.