Scarborough BBQ Facilities

Did you know that at Scarborough Beach Resort we have rooftop BBQ facilities for our guests to use?

Cap off a perfect day with a BBQ and stunning ocean views from our rooftop BBQ area.

Pick up supplies at the supermarket or head to Morgans Seafood Market for fresh seafood straight from the trawlers to enjoy a relaxed meal with your family or friends.

Scarborough Beach Resort offers great facilities and family friendly accommodation in Brisbane, perfect for a holiday with the kids, a romantic getaway for two or weekend away with friends.

Brisbane Summer School Holiday Activities

Keep the kids entertained these Summer Holidays with loads of activities in and around Brisbane. Take the kids into Brisbane to experience some of the fun activities that are lined up for the Summer break.

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum

Where: Dayboro Rd, Whiteside

What: Check out their newest exhibition, Cubbies, Forts and Adventure: explores these childhood hideouts, both past and present and the wonderful imagination of kids.

When: Until 29th January

Flipside Circus Training Centre

Where: 117 Mina Parade, Alderley

What: Flipside provides a circus program that is extensive and includes an exciting range of circus activities. Children can start in Circus Foundations and there is a clear path through Intermediate, Advanced and then into the Performance program if desired.

When:  January Holiday workshops start on Wednesday 4th January until Friday 13th January

Queensland Museum

Where: Grey St & Melbourne St, South Brisbane

What: Wild State Gallery a new, permanent gallery celebrating the diverse animals and habitats that make Queensland so incredibly unique and special. Check out the School Holiday Program for other activities.

When: Open Permanently

QUT Gardens Point

Where: The Cube, Gardens Point, Brisbane

What: Check out Dino Zoo, some life-sized dinosaurs that are the most scientifically accurate portrayals of these creatures.

When: 6th January to 31st March

SummerSet @ QPAC

Where: QPAC, South Bank, Brisbane

What: SummerSet is a huge program of activities to entertain the whole family these summer holidays.

When: 4th to 22nd January

These activities are just a small sample of what’s on over the Summer School Holidays in Brisbane. For more events visit Brisbane Kids

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AC/DC Tribute Show

When:  Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Where:  Redcliffe Cultural Centre, Redcliffe

I can’t think of a more befitting way to spend the eve of Australia Day than an AC/DC live music tribute. Come along to this “high voltage” 100% AC/DC tribute show that imitate the sounds of the original band.

Strap in for a night of Aussie rock ‘n roll as the boys get on the “highway to hell” to give you an evening of 100% AC/DC. Listen to all of AC/DC’s classic hits including: ‘Highway To Hell’, ‘Thunderstruck’, ‘TNT’, ‘Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap’, ‘It’s A Long Way To The Top’ and ‘Jailbreak’.

Tickets are $25 and are available from Redcliffe Cultural Centre

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Active Holidays for Kids @ Scarborough

When: 9 to 20 January 2017
Where: Scarborough & Redcliffe

If you are looking to entertain the kids during your stay in Scarborough over the school holidays, the Moreton Bay Regional Council conduct a heap of free activities for children called Active Holidays.

The Active Holidays program will get the kids moving this January with a range of sport and recreation activities for children and youth aged 3 – 17 years. All activities are provided by qualified instructors in local parks and facilities across the region, providing new challenges for a fun-filled school holiday.

Here is a sample of what is on offer:

11 Jan – Ramp Day Out (5-15yrs) Redcliffe Skate Park, Redcliffe

12 Jan – Little Dance Moves (3-6yrs) Scarborough Park

12 Jan – Stand Up Paddle Boarding (12-17yrs) Suttons Beach Park, Redcliffe

15 Jan – Ramp Up Skateboard Beginner Session (5-15yrs) Redcliffe Skate Park, Redcliffe

17 Jan – Learn to Sail (12-17yrs) Moreton Bay Boat Club, Scarborough

18 Jan – Stand Up Paddle Boarding (12-17yrs) Suttons Beach Park, Redcliffe

20 Jan – Stand Up Paddle Boarding – 15 minute sessions (3-17yrs) Suttons Beach Park, Redcliffe

For more information and a program of activities see Moreton Bay Regional Council

Bookings are mandatory.

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Christmas on Redcliffe Peninsula

Christmas is just over a month away and our thoughts start turning to all that is festive and fun over the Christmas period.

Only a short distance from Brisbane city is the Redcliffe Peninsula on the sparkling waters of Moreton Bay where you can really get into the Christmas spirit, relax, unwind and enjoy your Christmas holidays.

Here is some Christmas inspiration for this festive season:

Scarborough Lights Up

Bringing back that old-fashioned Christmas spirit to Scarborough you will soon be seeing ten HUGE ‘crystal rain’ decorated and lit-up 3-metre tall Christmas Trees in the streets of Scarborough throughout December and January this Christmas.

Scarborough Christmas Carols

Scarborough Lights are also conducting the Scarborough Christmas Carols event on Sunday 11 December at the Scarborough Beach Parklands on Landsborough Avenue in Scarborough.

Enjoy dance groups, roving Christmas performers, twilight markets, and free Christmas activities and workshops. The kids will fall in love with Santa’s Village and our life-sized snow globe, and they will even get to meet Santa himself. The evening will also feature a very special fireworks display!

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Bridge to Belvedere

Kick off the new year early with a family friendly fireworks extravaganza at 8:30pm, sponsored by the Belvedere Hotel at Woody Point. You can view the spectacular display from just about anywhere along the Clontarf-Woody Point foreshore, from the Ted Smout Bridge right through to the Woody Point Jetty.

Pine Rivers Christmas Carols

Sit back, relax, and join in the carolling fun with local community groups, schools and dance groups, and a marquee carolling performance at Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine on Sunday 27 November from 7pm. Don’t miss meeting Santa at Santa’s Village or jumping in the giant snow globe. Wander through the twilight markets and the kids will love the free Christmas activities and workshops. The evening will also feature a huge fireworks display.

CHRISTMAS MARKETS

Handmade Redcliffe Christmas Markets: Saturday 26 November 9am to 3pm at Old Redcliffe Fire Station, 395 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe

A local, indie-craft market; a curation of all manner of handmade supported by shoppers who are seeking niche, handmade products and who enjoy meeting the local artisans that make them.

Redcliffe Jetty Markets: Every Sunday 8am to noon at Redcliffe Jetty.

Indulge your senses in delicious foods, entertainment for both adults and children and find yourself immersed in this wonderful beachside market. Live entertainment, fresh farm goods and produce, quality arts and crafts, handmade items, jewellery, clothing, children’s toys, exotic imports, ethnic food specialities and so much more.

REDCLIFFE CULTURAL CENTRE CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Australian Army Band – Christmas Show

All ages are welcome to enjoy the fabulous talent of this remarkable and loveable band for two performances at 11am and 2pm on 11 December. No words can describe the enjoyment this group of army folk brings to the Redcliffe Cultural Centre. Their enthusiasm is spell binding, their talent remarkable. Two big shows have been scheduled, so the word of Christmas is spreading with the goal to have a smile put on all of our peninsula family.

Tickets are $12

The Kazoos – Search For Santa

Redcliffe Cultural Centre presents The Kazoos – Search for Santa, that is sure to entertain the kiddies this Christmas on 12 December.

Join the Kazoos on a jolly romp around the North Pole to find Santa who has forgotten how many sleeps there are until Christmas!

There will be heaps of  laughs, silliness and Christmas carol favourites and this show is sure to get everyone in the Christmas Spirit!

Tickets are $15.

Buble Christmas Show

Rhydian Lewis plays Michael Buble’s Christmas on 16 December at Redcliffe Cultural Centre.

Joined by an 8 piece Big Band, The Residuals, Rhydian Lewis offers a taste of the classics, bringing these timeless pieces into the modern day. The show features everyone’s favourites from Buble’s hit Christmas album!

Tickets are $35

Get your tickets for these great festive shows at Redcliffe Cultural Centre Downs Street, Redcliffe.

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The Kazoos – Search for Santa

When: Monday, 12 December 2016

Where: Redcliffe Cultural Centre

This must see musical theatre stage show for pre-school children, The Kazoos – Search for Santa, is sure to entertain the kiddies this Christmas on 12 December.

Join the Kazoos on a jolly romp around the North Pole to find Santa who has forgotten how many sleeps there are until Christmas!

There will be heaps of  laughs, silliness and Christmas carol favourites and this show is sure to get everyone in the Christmas Spirit!

Tickets are $15 and are available from Redcliffe Cultural Centre

Redcliffe Cultural Centre is located at Downs St, Redcliffe.

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Brisbane Christmas Shopping

Christmas is just around the corner! Combine Christmas shopping with Brisbane’s favourite family tradition, the Christmas Parade in Queen Street Mall this festive season.

Queen Street Mall offers an unrivalled mix of local, national and international labels and flagship stores. There are more than 700 retailers here fronting onto the mall and street, whilst others are tucked away inside world-class centres and heritage-listed arcades.

Must-visits include the sparkling high-end Queens Plaza, Wintergarden with its diverse range of retailers, the magnificent and historically significant Brisbane Arcade and Tattersall’s Arcade, the convenient MacArthur Central and the ever-popular The Myer Centre.

The annual Christmas Parade is brimming with festive music and merriment and comes complete with a nativity scene, Santa and dozens of performers to entertain and delight all ages.

It’s on nightly at 7pm from 16-24 December and commences at the Edward Street end of the Queen Street Mall. It then weaves its way through our vibrant city, culminating at King George Square.

The Queen Street Mall is Brisbane’s shopping hotspot!

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Scarborough Lights: Lighting up The Peninsula

When: Throughout December 2016 & January 2017

Where: Landsborough Avenue, Scarborough

Bringing back that old-fashioned Christmas spirit to Scarborough you will soon be seeing ten HUGE ‘crystal rain’ decorated and lit-up 3-metre tall Christmas Trees in the streets of Scarborough throughout December and January this Christmas.

Scarborough not only has a perfect seaside location on Moreton Bay but also has great retail and specialty shops, restaurants and cafes.

Scarborough Lights are also conducting the Scarborough Christmas Carols event on Sunday 11 December at the Scarborough Beach Parklands on Landsborough Avenue in Scarborough.

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DFO Brisbane Airport

Looking for a bargain buy or just want to get your Christmas shopping done within a budget? DFO Brisbane Airport has up to 70% discount on designer brands.

DFO or Direct Factory Outlet has a large variety of stores from everything A to Z. You will find top end brands like Calvin Klein, French Connection, Nike and Oroton to chain stores such as Just Jeans and Supre.

There are also many of the iconic surf brand outlet stores such as Billabong, Rip Curl, Quiksilver, Hurley and City Beach. For sports attire try discounted brands like Adidas, Fila, Lorna Jane, Merrell, New Balance and Nike.

Both women’s and men’s fashion stores are well catered for with a large array of stores selling clothing, footwear and accessories at discounted prices.

If you are after homewares or electronic goods there are also many stores available to purchase that perfect gift for someone special.

When you need a break from shopping to recharge the batteries there is a Food Court serving up meals and drinks.

DFO Brisbane Airport is located at Skygate, corner of 18th Avenue & The Circuit, Brisbane Airport.

Opening Hours are: 10am to 6pm every day.

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Cirque Du Soleil Kooza

When: 24 November 2016 to 8 January 2017

Where: Skygate, next to Brisbane Airport DFO

If you haven’t seen a Cirque Du Soleil show, then you don’t know what you have been missing! Cirque Du Soleil continues to enthrall and amaze their audiences with the presentation of Kooza in Brisbane from late November to January 2017.

With circus performances like no other, Kooza combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition and power. The show follows The Innocent’s journey that brings him into contact with comic characters from an electrifying world full of surprises, thrills, audacity and total involvement.

There will be thrills and chills aplenty with hoops manipulation, double highwire, skeleton dance and wheel of death. A circus that the entire family will enjoy over the holiday season!

Tickets start from $60 and are available from Cirque Du Soleil

Skygate is located next to Brisbane Airport DFO at 1 Airport Drive, Brisbane Airport.

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