What’s On and What to do in Greater Springfield

There is always something to do in Greater Springfield and the wider Brisbane region with more and more fantastic participation and spectator events for Queenslanders of all ages to enjoy throughout the year, including community events, athletic competitions, movie nights and delicious food offerings. Read on to find out What’s On in the near future (subject to Covid-19 restrictions).


Santa Photo Experience 

The jolly man in red is back for your family Santa photo experience! Capture your Christmas moment in Santa’s Cottage this year.

When: Monday November 8th – Friday 24th December 9-am-5pm

Where: Santa’s Cottage Town Walk

Price: From $23.95

Make your Santa Photo booking here!


Christmas Wreath Workshop

Get creative this festive season and design your very own Christmas Wreath.

When: Thursday 25th November 2021, 6pm & 7:30pm

Where: Orion Hotel, Orion Springfield Central

Price: $20 per person

Bookings are essential – secure yours here!


Advent Calendar Craft

Your little ones will love getting creative and making their very own advent calendar in the lead up to Christmas day.

When: Saturday 27th November 2021, 11am – 3pm

Where: Outside Priceline, Orion Springfield Central

Price: $5 per person

Spaces strictly limited. Bookings required. Secure your booking here!


Christmas Clock Craft

The countdown to Christmas is on! Let your little ones get creative and make their own Christmas day countdown clock.

When: Sunday 28th November 2021, 11am – 3pm

Where: Outside Priceline, Orion Springfield Central

Price: $5 per person

Spaces strictly limited. Bookings required. Secure your booking here!


Mrs. Claus’ Pyjama Party

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to pop on some PJ’s and head to Orion for a Pyjama Party with Mrs. Claus!

Your little ones will enjoy Storytime with Mrs. Claus featuring some festive favourite books, as well as a delicious cookie from our friends at Subway.

Date: Thursday 2nd, 9th & 16th December

Times: 5pm, 6pm & 7pm

Where: Outside Priceline, Orion Springfield Central

Price: $5 per child

Bookings essential & opening soon.


Santa Stocking Workshop

Your little ones can get creative designing their own Christmas Stocking they can hang with pride this festive season.

When: Saturday 4th December 2021, 11am – 3pm

Where: Outside Priceline, Orion Springfield Central

Price: $5 per person

Spaces strictly limited. Bookings required. Secure your booking here!


Christmas Bauble Workshop

Add a special tough to your Christmas tree this year with a bauble made by your favourite little people. They’ll love getting creative and designing their own bauble to bring home and hang.

When: Sunday 5th December 2021, 11am – 3pm

Where: Outside Priceline, Orion Springfield Central

Price: $5 per person

Spaces strictly limited. Bookings required. Secure your booking here!


Christmas Shop & Drop

Get your Christmas Shopping wrapped up in peace while the kids are treated to a screening of a latest movie and cared for by qualified childminders from Stay N Play.


Monday 6 December – A Boy Called Christmas

Tuesday 7 December – Boss Baby 2

Monday 13 December – Encanto

Tuesday 14 December – Clifford (TBC)

Times: 10am-12pm (check in from 9:30am)

Cost: $10 per child

Ages: 4+

Bookings opening soon!


Monthly Markets on Main Street

Come along to our monthly Markets On Main Street and explore a range of local crafts, food and more!

Dates and Times:

– Sunday 17th October and Sunday 21st November

– 9:00am – 4:00pm

Interested in being a stall holder? Click here to apply


springfield runners group

Make a Run For it!

Where: Around your local area in Springfield

When: Every weekend

Price: $20 Membership ($12 for under 14 year olds)

Looking to get fit? Run along with Springfield Runner’s Group (SRG) every weekend and at special events to meet new people and work on your fitness. With a range of ages and fitness levels welcome, SRG provide a safe and supportive environment for you to work towards your running goals. Learn more about memberships here!


Grab the Gals for a Ladies’ Afternoon!

Where: Orion Hotel

When: Every Friday

Time: 3.30pm

It’s time to say “Yeah The Girls!” as the Orion Hotel is celebrating ladies afternoon every Friday night, serving up amazing food and of course, delicious cocktails.

There’s also live music from 4pm and a chance to win awesome prizes.

No booking required!


Orion Hotel Trivia

As always, don’t miss Tuesday Trivia at Orion Hotel 7pm to 10pm Gold Coin entry fee.



Enjoy a date night or family outing at Event Cinemas

Where: Event Cinemas, Orion Springfield Central

With all the latest releases on offer in standard cinema, gold class, V-max, or 4DX, you can have the best possible viewing experience there is watching the most highly-esteemed local and international films. Get your tickets here!


Story Time at a Library

Free Story Time at Springfield Central Library

Where: Springfield Central Library

When: Every Tuesday and Friday from 9:30am – 10am, and 10:30am – 11:00am

Price: Free

Enjoy the magic of storytelling at the Springfield Central Library! Have fun with music, stories, and rhymes by booking your spot here!


Springfield Markets Robelle Domain Parklands

Where: 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central

If you’re a market lover, you won’t want to miss the Robelle Domain Parklands markets running every first and third Sunday of each Month – stop by for some tasty food, fresh produce, and unique ornaments. The monthly stalls are open from 8am to 2pm, located near the beautiful Robelle Domain near the Lagoon.


Introducing Orion Unplugged

Love live Music?

Orion is supporting the local arts & entertainment industry with Orion unplugged, featuring local musicians in various locations in-centre.

Show your support by donating or following and sharing their talents on social media.


Sunday Yoga

Where: Vedanta Centre, 96 Vedanta Drive address: behind 2 Poppy Crescent), Springfield Lakes

When: Sundays

Time: 8am – 9.15am

Cost: $10/session

Contact: Sumathy 0431 959 821

Combines hatha yoga asanas, pranayama and yoga nidra to rejuvinate the body and calm the mind.


Tuesday Night Tennis

Where: Tennis Centre, Sportstar Drive, Springfield Central Sports Complex

When: Tuesday nights 7pm – 8pm

Cost: $17/session

Fun, flexible, high-energy workout that feels like a party on the tennis court.


Learn How to Play Golf from the Pros!

It’s hard to beat the feeling of striking it ‘pure’ off the deck with a long iron. Perhaps it’s why so many people fall in love with golf. Funnily enough, it’s the very same reason a lot of people fall out of love with this game. Luckily, Brookwater Golf offers a range of golf lessons and golf training to help you improve your swing.

No ifs, ands, or putts – discover premium golf lessons in Brisbane and beyond at the Brookwater Golf Course!


Free Wellbeing Sessions

When: Weekly starting 27 January 2021 (excluding school holidays)

Ipswich City Council offer a range of free outdoor active wellbeing programs around the Springfield area. These include the Active Seniors program that offers over 60s free weekly tai chi at Spring Lake Park, as well as Active Parks programs including yoga and boxercise locally at Robelle Domain and Spring Lake Park. Click here to learn more about Ipswich City Council’s active programs.


Jacaranda Jam Choir

Where: 2021 venue TBA

When: Tuesdays 10am – 12pm during school terms

Contact: Angela 0411 460 337

Weekly singing and ukelele group welcomes new members (all ages) to join their in-person rehearsals.

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Ready to get the body moving?
These health and wellness retailers are on hand to assist you.

Fitstop Springfield 
ME Fitness
F45 Training
Anytime Fitness 
Revive Yoga & Wellness Centre
Springfield Health & Fitness
…And more!


Time to organise a dinner date?

Here’s your ultimate guide to dining at Orion Springfield Central!

Due to Covid-19 Please check with individual event providers regarding availability and whether these programs are currently running .

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