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How to Spend Your Christmas in Brisbane 2019

Make the most of your Christmas holidays, and take yourself and your family to Brisbane for a week of complete relaxation and fun Christmas activities. The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is the perfect hotel destination for boutique accommodation and excellent customer service. Located only a short distance from the Brisbane Domestic Airport and Brisbane International Airport and a few minutes from Brisbane City, you’ll be able to get anywhere easily and quickly. Check out our favourite Christmas activities to do in Brisbane in 2019.

A Christmas Carol

Dates: 29 Nov – 8 Dec 2019
Location: Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Check out this Christmas activity this December! Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will return to QPAC to tell the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and how a few unexpected visitors during Christmas Eve changes him into a kinder and gentler man. The play features live musicians, yule-tide caroling, innovative video design and lavish costumes to deliver an incredibly large scale visual feast. Brought to us by the award-winning theatre company, Shake & Stir, A Christmas Carol has been dubbed as the best Broadway show, uplifting and a theatrical Christmas treat.

Christmas Movies at Eagle Farm Racecourse

Date: 16-19 December 2019
Location: Eagle Farm Racecourse

How does a relaxing evening under the stars while watching your favourite movie sound? Make a point to stay at The Kingsford Hotel this December and watch your favourite Christmas Movies including Elf, Polar Express, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Home Alone. There will be lots of free parking onsite, free activities for the kids, including face painting, sing-along Christmas Carols and an appearance from Santa. Enjoy Free Frozen Fanta on arrival and feast on a delicious summer hamper or visit the food truck nearby.

Brisbane Christmas Fireworks

Dates: 20 December 2019
Location: South Bank

Watch the magic that is the Brisbane Christmas Fireworks. South Bank’s summer night sky will light up this festive season with a show-stopping fireworks display.

Wildlife Adventure at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Lone Pine Sanctuary is open on Christmas Day from 9am – 4pm. Located only 20 minutes’ drive from The Kingsford Hotel, this world’s oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary will bring you a wildlife adventure for your warm Christmas. In Lone Pine, you could discover over 130 koalas, feed a kangaroo, watch a sheep-dogs show, take a photo of you holding a snake and koala.

Discover the nature at Mount Coot-Tha

Pack your picnic rug and take a drive to the best of Brisbane’s highest peak, Mount Coot-Tha. After the picnic, soak in the views at the JC Slaughter Falls, choose a track from numerous official hiking trails and head up all the way to the Summit.

Feel the festive vibes at Brisbane CBD

Brisbane CBD is the best hub that would get you into the Christmas spirit. Check out the huge and dazzling Christmas Tree with colourful lightning at King George Square. Shop around at South Bank’s Christmas gift market for some local and handmade gifts for your friends and families. Take some Instagram-worthy photos with the beautiful plants and flowers at The Enchanted Garden. Or spend some romantic moments with your loved ones at the Christmas Parade at the Queen Street Mall.

Brisbane Christmas Hotel Deals

The Kingsford Hotel will be bringing the Christmas spirit during the holiday season – during your stay between the 21st November to 30th December, you’ll be able to pick a special surprise holiday gift. You’ll also find a fantastic room rate when you book directly, check our hotel deals page, for amazing Christmas holiday hotel deals or contact the reception directly to secure an amazing rate. Check out our amazing deals.

Huge Savings on Christmas Holiday Accommodation Packages – The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel

Enjoy an unforgettable experience in Brisbane this Christmas season as the city celebrates the holiday with amazing illumination shows, professional ballet performances, festive markets and breathtaking fireworks.

Where can you find the best Christmas holiday accommodation in Brisbane?

Situated close to Brisbane airport and Brisbane CBD, The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel offers the best Christmas holiday accommodation packages.

Book your Christmas holiday stay at The Kingsford between 15TH DEC 2017 – 14TH JAN 2018 and secure a low rate plus free breakfast, choose either:

$135 per night and free breakfast for 1 person or;
$145 per night and free breakfast for 2 people

Hurry, offer ends 14TH December 2017.

While getting ready to explore Brisbane during the Christmas season, get comfortable and enjoy the luxurious features of your room including the modern bathroom appliances, luxurious bathroom amenities from Appelles Apothecary & Lab and The Kingsford’s therapeutic beds and luxurious bedding. Wake up in the morning and enjoy the free breakfast at our cozy cafe.

Take advantage of this offer and get the best prices for your Brisbane Christmas holiday accommodation with The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel. Book here.

Enjoy Christmas events in Brisbane

Gold Lotto City Hall Lights

8 Dec, 2017 – 24 Dec, 2017 12:00AM

Don’t miss out on a showstopping all-new magical light projection show that will illuminate the City Hall’s exterior. A must-do for all Brisbanites and visitors, the Gold Lotto City Hall Lights will run every 15 minutes before midnight, starting 8 December until Christmas Eve.

The Nutcracker – Queensland Ballet

8 Dec, 2017 – 16 Dec 2017

The Nutcracker is Back! Get into the spirit of Christmas and go on a journey with Queensland Ballet as they foretell the story of The Nutcracker. You’ll regret missing out on the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky and the exquisite costume and set design of Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker.

South Bank’s Christmas Village

15 Dec, 2017 – 23 Dec, 2017

Pay a visit to one of Brisbane’s most popular locations and experience the lively Christmas atmosphere. Featuring gift market, carol singing, village train, street performances, beach cinema and much more! Also, kids will rejoice in free craft and dance activities, plus a visit from Santa in Stanley Street Plaza.

Christmas Fireworks

20 Dec, 2017 – 23 Dec, 2017

While enjoying the Christmas market, don’t forget to secure a spot before 7:45 pm from 20-23 December so you don’t miss any of the full 15 minutes of fiery fun. Enjoy the breathtaking view of blazing fireworks lighting up the Brisbane skyline. The best vantage points are the Clem Jones Promenade, Streets Beach and River Quay.

Brisbane International

31 Dec, 2017 – 7 Jan, 2018

The Brisbane International (alongside the Hopman Cup) marks the beginning of a huge summer of tennis in Australia. The Brisbane International is an important lead-up event for many top seeded players to the Australian Open which begins mid-January and is a great chance for local Queenslanders to see quality tennis locally, rather than traveling to the Australian Open.

Bring your families and friends to Brisbane this Christmas season and enjoy these amazing events just moments from The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel.

Secure your last minute Christmas hotel deals with The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel.