Queensland Government
Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Fun stuff for kids

Fun stuff for kids

We know visiting or staying in hospital can be daunting for children and young people, which is why we and our charitable partners make sure there are plenty of fun things for them to do.

There’s the Starlight Express Room, a pet-visiting service, a live radio studio, plus so much more. Explore the website to see the entire range of things we have that make visiting or staying at the hospital a more positive experience.

Entertainment precinct on level 6

Entertainment precinct

on level 6

Playground and gardens


and gardens

Patient entertainment system

Patient entertainment


More fun and activities

More fun

and activities

Southbank  Parklands and Streets Beach

Take some time out at South Bank Parklands, only 5 minutes’ walk from the Queensland Children’s Hospital. Home to some of Brisbane’s best attractions and restaurants, South Bank Parklands offers parents and families plenty of things to see and do, like The Wheel of Brisbane, The Collective Markets and Streets Beach.


Northside Youth Jazz Ensemble

Thursday 1 December from 5pm
Level 2 reception

Join the Northside Youth Jazz Ensemble (12-14 musicians) for a mix of rock, pop, swing, Latin, jazz and funk music with a couple of Christmas songs to kick start the festive season.

Christmas in Storyland

Tuesday 6 December, 10am – 10.45am
Level 2 performance space

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is bringing Brisbane’s favourite pantomime, Christmas in Storyland, to the hospital for an exclusive (adapted) performance.

There are no planned events today.
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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