Brisbane events not to be missed this November

If you’re planning an upcoming Brisbane family holiday, November is the month to visit. November has more than enough family-friendly events scheduled to keep you and your family entertained throughout your visit.

Take your kids on a nostalgic ride on a steam train or for some delicious high tea. Your family can also witness the action at a soccer game or visit family markets for a great experience. All this and more is scheduled to be held in Brisbane this November.

However, a great family holiday needs family-friendly accommodation. For this, I recommend you consider 3 bedroom apartments in Brisbane, such as those we offer here at Bridgewater Terraces. Great events coupled with great accommodation provide holiday heaven!

Continue reading as I provide just a snippet of what you and your family have to look forward to in Brisbane this November.

1. Steam Train Sunday

If you’re travelling to Brisbane this November with your family, you must take them to Steam Train Sunday. While it isn’t possible to experience old world charm often, this November you have the perfect chance to do so by attending the Steam Train Sunday in Brisbane. Your entire family will love taking a ride on this historical stem train. By boarding a vintage carriage, you will relive the glory of bygone eras as you pass through Brisbane’s stations and river crossings. And of course, your kids will love you for it!

Steam Train Sunday will be held on Sunday, November 6 from 10:45am onwards at the Roma Street Station. Tickets will cost you $15. This event is free for children under the age of 3.

As for finding 3 bedroom accommodation in Brisbane that is close to the event, you can do no wrong with Bridgewater Terraces. We are located a short 9-minute drive from Roma Street Station.

2. Brisbane Roar Vs Melbourne City

If you’re anything like me, then you’re an avid soccer fan. Should you be holidaying in Brisbane this November, you’ll get a chance to see the home team, Brisbane Roar in action. Even if you don’t follow Australia’s A-League, Brisbane Roar is a fine team which has lots of local support. By watching them in a home game, you’ll be a part of all the excitement and thrill that fans bring along.

This event is suitable for everyone. So, whether you’re holidaying with friends or family, everyone can have a great time watching this soccer game. Games will be held at the Suncorp Stadium Friday, November 4 from 6:50pm to 11pm.

Suncorp Stadium is located a short drive from Bridgewater Terraces  and our 3 bedroom accommodation is perfect for families or groups of mates coming in to see the game.

3. Graceville Family Markets

Family Markets

A family holiday in Brisbane cannot be complete without visiting one of the local markets. If you’re in the city this November, you’re in luck as the Graceville Family Markets are on. This fabulous community market features a plethora of attractions. From delicious street food, great coffee, organic food products, live entertainment and rides for kids, this market offers it all.

While your kids will enjoy the rides and local entertainment, adults will appreciate all the great products on offer.

Graceville Family Markets will take place every Saturday in November from 7am to 5pm in Graceville Ave. By booking 3 bedroom accommodations in Brisbane at Bridgewater Terraces, not only will you be a short 10k from these markets, but you’ll also be saving a great deal on your accommodation. This means more money to spend at the markets!

4. Littlies High Tea

Littlies High Tea provides the perfect outing for a family holiday in Brisbane. This special high tea is tailored to offer kids a wonderful and memorable experience. While kids will love the entertainment and snacks at this event, you and your partner can spoil yourselves with sparkling champagne.

This event is simply not to be missed on your family holiday. The perfect way to compliment this event is by booking our 3 bedroom accommodation for your visit. Just 2 Km from Shingle Inn City Hall, you and your family can enjoy a leisurely ferry over the Brisbane River to King George Square.

Littlies High Tea will take place at Brisbane’s Shingle Inn City Hall on Monday, November 7 from 11:30am to 3:30pm. The high tea will cost you between $15 to $40 per head.


Plan a Brisbane family holiday this November and you’re definitely in for a treat! You can take your kids on a nostalgic steam engine ride at Steam Train Sunday. If your family is fond of sports, you can watch Brisbane Roar in action against Melbourne City at the A-League. Your entire family will appreciate the charm offered by Graceville Family Markets. If you take your kids out to Littlies High Tea, they will simply love you for it. There’s simply no better time than November to plan your Brisbane family holiday!

To accommodate the family, you need quality 3 bedroom accommodation in Brisbane that is close to these great events. Thankfully, Bridgewater Terraces is located close to all these great events features this November.

If you would like to make a reservation with us, call 07 3435 5216 or visit our bookings page to book online. Our 3 bedroom apartments will allow you to create wonderful memories of your family holiday.

About Denis Goodman

Denis is the manager of Bridgewater Terraces and has a long history with accommodation and property management rights. He brings his knowledge and experiences into his writer to help holiday makers have a wonderful holiday.

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