Experience Christmas in Brisbane with The Capitol Apartments
When Christmas comes around, there isn’t a more exciting place to be than Queensland’s liveliest city. Brisbane comes to life in December like no other time in the year as lights, carollers and markets fill the streets, and our Southbank accommodation offers a prime location for soaking in all the festivity.
With The Capitol Apartments, find your ideal stay in Brisbane with our range of modern one and two-bedroom apartments in South Bank - affordable, spacious and fully self-contained with everything you need on arrival. Christmas is an unmissable experience in Brisbane and here’s what you can be all set to enjoy by booking with us:
See the King George Square Christmas Tree
In King George Square, see Queensland’s largest solar-powered Christmas tree in front of the famous Brisbane City Hall. The annual Christmas in the Square offers nightly carolling, market stalls and a non-stop festive atmosphere in the build-up to Christmas Day - an experience that isn’t to be missed for first-time visitors in Brisbane.
On November 30, the King George Square Christmas tree will officially light up for the first time with a special appearance by the Lord Mayor. Carolling will continue into the night with Santa, market stalls and food vendors, there to stay all throughout December until Christmas Day.
Enjoy Christmas Shopping in Brisbane
Home to world-class shopping precincts, including Queen Street Mall and Fortitude Valley, Brisbane presents the perfect excuse to indulge in some Christmas shopping. Queen Street Mall is just minutes away from King George Square, where over 700 stores guarantee plenty to browse and pick up for your loved ones this Christmas.
Reach Fortitude Valley Brisbane within a 15-minute drive from The Capitol Apartments for more vibrant shop-lined streets, then make sure to explore the festive Christmas markets scattered around our location in South Bank, offering hot food, treats, souvenirs, handcrafted gifts and more.
Don’t Miss These Christmas Events at QPAC
With the iconic Queensland Performing Arts Centre just a short walk away from our Southbank apartments, spoil yourself to a memorable Christmas show this December. There is always something exciting to see at QPAC - one of Brisbane’s leading venues - and our location puts its most sought-after shows at the tip of your fingers.
A Christmas Carol QPAC
Relive the most beloved Christmas tale of all time with an unmissable new production by Shake & Stir Theatre Co. A Christmas Carol is a timeless classic for all ages that’s been adapted time and time again, and this festive season, it’s coming to Queensland Performing Arts Centre for an exclusive 10-day showing.
Marvel at the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his encounters with the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in this true-to-the-original stage adaption featuring a talented cast, live music and videography. It’s the must-see show this Christmas in Brisbane coming November 29 to December 8.
Queensland Ballet’s The Nutcracker
The renowned Queensland Ballet will get in the Christmas spirit this December with a mesmerising new adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. One of the most famous ballet productions of all time and a must-see each Christmas, Queensland Ballet’s The Nutcracker is all set to deliver over a special 10-day run in Brisbane.
Over two acts, join the Queensland Ballet as they reenact the famous tale of Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker in world-class ballet choreography complete with magical set design and dazzling costumes. If you’re yet to experience The Nutcracker, don’t miss it at QPAC from December 13 to December 22.
A Very Kransky Christmas
Touring again this 2019, the Kransky Sisters will stop in Brisbane for five evening performances of their highly sought-after annual show A Very Kransky Christmas. These quirky sisters will once more offer their unique take on contemporary Christmas songs and carols, all performed with a variety of oddball instruments and everyday household items.
In addition to catchy Christmas covers, expect more deadpan humour and funny festive anecdotes from this famous Australian trio, who you can catch live at Queensland Performing Arts Centre from December 17 to December 21.
Spirit of Christmas 2019
The big Christmas concert each year in Brisbane, Spirit of Christmas is back this 2019 to lift the Christmas cheer with two phenomenal performances just before Christmas Day.
Featuring a full orchestra and choir comprising of Australia’s most talented musicians and singers, Spirit of Christmas 2019 is a heartwarming experience filled to the brim with your favourite traditional carols and Christmas songs. Sing along at Queensland Performing Arts Centre this Christmas with three performances spread across December 21 and December 22.
Your Stay at The Capitol Apartments
Get ready for Christmas in Brisbane by booking our South Bank accommodation at The Capitol Apartments. Situated on Peel St Brisbane, our modern one and two-bedroom apartments offer your ideal stay in the heart of the city, where you can feel at home just moments away from QPAC, Queen Street Mall and King George Square.
Our couple and family-friendly South Bank apartments each provide a contemporary lounge and dining area, complete with full kitchen and laundry facilities, a Queen bed ensuite and free WiFi access. Onsite, relax in style with a rooftop lap pool, a day spa and gym, and enjoy sumptuous cuisine seven days a week in our ground floor tavern, Peel St Restaurant.
Book Central Southbank Accommodation Today
With plenty to take in this Christmas in Brisbane, get a prime location in the heart of all the festivity and excitement with our self-contained Peel Street accommodation in South Bank. Ideal for couples and families looking to escape to the city, our modern one and two-bedroom apartments provide all the comforts of home complemented by a swimming pool, spa and onsite restaurant.
We offer the best rates on all bookings made directly with us - find more information and plan your Christmas break today by just visiting Capitol Southbank Apartments Brisbane.