Christmas in July Events in Brisbane 2024

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There are so many place to have a Christmas party in Brisbane. Here are our favourite places to celebrate Xmas in July in Brisbane in 2024:

Christmas in July Cruises

Brisbane Cruises have three dates to offer you some extra festive fun:

  • Friday 21st July – Gold Coast to Brisbane – 6 hour calm-water cruise
  • Saturday 22nd July – Brisbane to Gold Coast – 6 hour calm-water cruise or for a shorter cruise
  • Friday 28th July – Departs Hamilton – Explore the River 3.5 hour Cruise.

Find out more and book here

South Bank | The Hop & Pickle Xmas in July

Hop and Pickle Christmas in July banner

The Hop and Pickle’s annual Xmas in July is something of an institution at South Bank featuring a three course meal with all the trimmings, live Xmas music and out the prizes for worst sweater/best dressed and more!

Dates: Sunday 23rd & Tuesday 25th July!

Book on

Christmas In July at the Shingle Inn City Hall

Save the date for this annual Christmas in July event with Rize and the Shingle Inn in Brisbane.

Find out more on their Facebook page here

Mt Gravatt | Christmas In July with BellaRose

This July BellaRose is welcoming all creative Bella’s to their Christmas In July Inhouse Retreat from 14 – 16 July at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds (Memorial Hall) for crafty workshops with friends. Workshops will be advertised 1 month prior to the event on the website.

Find out more on their website here

Annerley | VEND Christmas in July Twilight Pop-Up Markets

VEND is celebrating Christmas in July this year from 4–9pm on Saturday, July 8. Check out their indoor marketplace with over 120 small, local businesses, and a cafe serving up a special menu of delicious dinners. This year they will have a fantastic selection of local small businesses celebrating all things winter in their outdoor pop up market. They will also have a FREE face painter and a pop up cocktail bar!

If you go to the retail counter in your best Christmas outfit to enter the best dressed competition you could win a $100 VEND retail voucher. They will also have a hamper to raffle off on the night with some awesome gift ideas inside!

Visit their Facebook event here.

Cleveland | The Lighthouse Restaurant

Christmas in July at The Lighthouse Restaurant

Escape the winter blues and get into the holiday spirit early with the Christmas in July celebration at The Lighthouse Restaurant! Even though it’s the middle of winter here, you’ll feel like it’s a white Christmas with their festive event.

Indulge in a sumptuous menu specially designed by their Head Chef. Head on over and celebrate Christmas in July with them at The Lighthouse Restaurant! It’s the perfect way to embrace the holiday season and create some wonderful memories with your loved ones.

Find out more about this event here

Kenmore | Method to the Madness

Join in the mid-year festivities and celebrate Christmas in July at the amazing award-winning Method to the Madness restaurant in Marshall Lane, Kenmore!

On 29 July at 6.30pm you can shake off the winter blues and indulge in an evening of delectable cuisine, refreshing drinks, and sensational live performances by talented local artists. Moreover, by participating in this event, you will be supporting The Fig Tree Children, helping to provide at-risk children and young people in Sierra Leone with opportunities.

Ensure your attendance by booking early.


Oxley Tavern | Christmas in July dinner

Don’t miss out – Book your function now and celebrate Christmas in July at the Oxley Tavern.

Only $24 per person for a 2 course dinner. Your choice of Roast Chicken or Roast Pork with all the trimmings. Plum pudding with custard for dessert. Warm up and add on a Mulled wine and specialty hot chocolate drink package.

Check out the offer at the Oxley Tavern here.

Kenmore | QSAR Christmas in July photos

Saturday July 15 Petbarn Kenmore are hosting the Grinch for some amazing Christmas in July photos for QSAR ? Head on down to meet some amazing dogs that are looking for forever homes, as well as take some amazing Christmas in July photos with your family and fur family!

For a $10 donation to QSAR which goes directly to rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming rescue dogs, you can take some super cute photos of your pets or yourself with the Grinch – naughty or nice pets all are welcomed!

It will be operating between 9am and 2pm, so bring your phone/camera and your smiles, and come on down!

Find out more about the QSAR event here here.

New Farm | Spicers Balfour Hotel

Spicers Balfour Hotel invites you in from the cold to enjoy Christmas in July in the dining room of its luxe boutique hotel. Once a stunning Queensland home, The Balfour Kitchen and Bar is the perfect place to experience a northern hemisphere-style traditional Christmas. Featuring an indulgent 3-course menu, flowing with festive flavours, the Christmas in July gathering takes place over lunch on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July from 12.30-3pm.

Tickets – $125

To book, visit the Spicers Balfour Hotel event page.

Ormiston | Ormiston House High Tea

Historic Ormiston House is serving up a refined event with stunning bay views. Christmas in July on the verandah is a gourmet high tea with a glass of sparkling on arrival. The Christmas high tea gets underway at 12pm

Tickets – $60

For more information visit the Ormiston House website.

Want to know what is happening in Brisbane for Christmas? We have that information too! Or if you fancy a Christmas carol sing-along in Brisbane, we show you where to go! We even know who the best Brisbane Christmas party planners are!

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Janine Mergler

Janine has a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) from the Queensland University of Technology and works as an editor of the popular Families Magazine. Janine owns the Christmas in Australia website because she is a huge fan of Christmas and everything about the festive season and she wants to share it all with you! Travelling the country to find all the best Christmas experiences in Australia, she can be found celebrating Christmas in July and getting more and more excited as 25th December approaches! Join my Christmas in Australia Facebook group too!

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