What’s on: The best live kids events in 2024

Parenting News 12 Jun 24 By

Father with two kids at an outdoor summer carnival festival fair or amusement park, family fun

The fun never stops for families! Check out the incredible range of entertaining live events happening across the country throughout the year.

There’s nothing like sharing the experience of a thrilling live event when it comes to making core memories with the kids. And 2024 is offering you the chance to do that over and over again!

From full-throttle family fun with Monster Trucks to legendary family fun with Disney, we’re sharing the Aussie parent’s one-stop shop to finding and planning days out with the family.

Check out some of the best family-friendly experiences on in 2024 below …

Family-friendly events in 2024

Small child and mother operating heavy digging machinery at Mt Tambourine Dig It

Dig IT

Queensland – Autumn School Holidays

In the autumn school holidays opt for hard hats, high viz, sunshine and the “best day ever” at Dig IT, Australia’s first ever mini-excavator park at Tamborine Mountain, just an hour from the Gold Coast and Brisbane.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY HOURS: 7 days a week. Dig IT – Australia’s first mini excavator park
Thunderbird Park – Tamborine Mountain Road, Tamborine Mountain, Scenic Rim Queensland.

Child or Adult admission $59 and Concession is $55 for 2 hour sessions.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse on stage at Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

Nationwide from June

Hit the road to adventure when Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures skates into Australia! Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey Mouse and his Disney friends embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations!

Travel with Moana to the sun soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands with Simba. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in Aladdin’s princely parade. Play at a larger-than-life carnival with Woody and Forky

Let’s Go Queensland Caravan & Camping Supershow

Brisbane ShowgroundsSaturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9

This year’s Supershow is a fun-filled family event not to be missed! 

See Bluey and Bingo live on stage at the “Bluey Live Interactive Experience”, plus meet and greets.

Swing by the KidzKlub from 10am to 3pm where the little ones can participate in arts and crafts, garden games, face painting, glitter tattoo, balloon twisting, clown school, giant bubbles and circus skills.

Once the kiddo’s have had their fill of entertainment, parents can peruse close to 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest caravans, camper trailers, motorhomes, tent trailers, campervans, tow vehicles and accessories!

COST: (Online) Adult – 1 Day Entry – $20.00, Concession – 1 Day Entry – $17.00, Kids entry FREE!

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live promotional poster

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™

Nationwide in July and August

The first-ever Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Glow Party™ brings audiences the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the famous Hot Wheels monster truck toys in the DARK Mega Wrex™, Tiger Shark™, Demo Derby™, Bone Shaker™, Bigfoot®, Gunkster™, and the brand new HW 5-Alarm™, the fire truck hero of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks will light up the floor in outrageous monster trucks competitions and battles.

Event performances will also feature a dazzling dance party, spectacular laser light shows and Hot Wheels toy giveaways. Plus for the FIRST TIME EVER, the fire and frost-breathing, car eating dragon – ARCTICGON.

Nintendo Live Sydney Promotional artwork

Nintendo Live Sydney 2024

Sydney – Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September

Nintendo Live is coming to Sydney in 2024! First debuted in Japan, this in-person event is a new way for fans of all ages to experience the games and worlds of Nintendo. In addition to Nintendo Switch gameplay, photo ops with costume characters like Mario and Luigi, a pop-up My Nintendo Store with merchandise and additional family-friendly activities, Nintendo Live 2024 SYDNEY will also host live stage events including daily special appearances from Mario Ambassador, Charles Martinet.

Families can register for an opportunity to be randomly selected to receive free tickets. The registration period starts on 17th June at 9:00am AEST and will remain open until 30th June at 11:59pm AEST. 

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