10 After Dark Things to do in Moreton Bay Region

Entertainment & Nightlife Local Tastes

Posted 07 November


Wondering what’s on and where to play in Moreton Bay Region after dark?

While our area is well-known for its sundrenched bayside culture, national parks and charming hinterland hotspots, after sundown you can find a few pockets of things to do in Moreton Bay Region for both families and adults, if you know where to look.

Need a feed before your night time shenanigans? Start your evening dining out at a local restaurant, café or bar before the real fun begins.

10 Evening Escapades for Families & Adults


#1 Barefoot Bowls in Bray Park

Looking for active night time things to do in Moreton Bay Region? If you can wrangle together a minimum of 10 friends or family members you can pre-book an evening of Barefoot Bowls at Club Pine Rivers any night of the week.

4 Barefoot Bowls food packages are available on top of the $10 bowling cost per person: BBQ, Aussie Nibbles, Wings & Chips, or Pizza.

Whether rain or shine, you can enjoy some competitive bowling action on the club’s covered carpet greens featuring world-class lighting.

Need to Know: The club caters to people with disabilities and children are welcome to join in the evening bowling fun.

#2 Spooky Things to do in Moreton Bay Region

What’s creepier than a ghost tour? A ghost tour on 12 acres of land, home to eerie olden day buildings dating back to South-East Queensland’s pioneering days!

Caboolture Historical Village just oozes horror movie potential. Many of its 70 preserved buildings conjure up the kooky and spooky in spades. There’s the Old Hospital, Old Morgue, Old Prison, and the Glenowen Homestead, amongst other hair-raising haunts.

Check Caboolture Historical Village’s Facebook page for upcoming ghost tour events or take yourself on a self-guided ghost tour in the village any day of the week (be sure to say “hello” to the ghost of Emily in the Glenowen Homestead). Don’t forget your EMF detector to sense the supernatural!

Want more scares? Here’s a couple of other spooky spots in our region.

#3 Degustation Hinterland Delights

Foodie things to do in Moreton Bay Region don’t get more sumptuous than Ocean View Estates 4 and 6 course degustation dinners paired with select Ocean View wines.

Here’s a taste of what awaits discerning diners:

French oak smoked duck breast with broccolini & macadamia, black onyx beef with pumpkin, artichokes & greens, macadamia ice-cream with honeycomb & strawberries, and salmon with avocado, scampi caviar, red grapes & horseradish, amongst other gourmet dishes sure to please your palate.

#4 Movie Night!

North Lakes Event Cinema and Redcliffe Dimensions Virtual Reality & Interactive Cinema have your big screen entertainment sorted. If you’re after the latest blockbusters and big budget flicks head to Westfield North Lakes.

If you’re after an unusual cinema experience on a Friday or Saturday night, take the kids to the 7D cinema to choose your own virtual short film experience featuring moving seats, fog, snow, lightning, rain, bubbles and more! Film durations range from 4 to 20 minutes.

Both cinemas are located in dining precincts so you can make the most of your night out.

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#5 Pumicestone Passage Scenic Sunset Cruise

Get away from the city for a Sunset Bribie Island Cruise with wine and nibbles aboard Ferryman Cruises. You’ll be skippered through peaceful Pumicestone Passage for 2 hours of sightseeing as the sun dips behind the Glass House Mountains, the skies red and gold hues contrasting perfectly with the mountain range’s darkening peaks.

Whether after a romantic evening, or simply unique sightseeing things to do in Moreton Bay Region, the Sunset Cruise is an ideal early evening activity tailored to adults. Children are also welcome.

#6 Redcliffe Cultural Centre Events

The performing and creative arts space of Redcliffe Cultural Centre hosts a variety of evening events and big screen films throughout the year. Depending on the timing of your visit you might be able to grab tickets for a touring production, musical, art exhibition, comedy show, new film, or music/theatre production created by a local community organisation.

Whether keen for a night of opera, an ABBA tribute show, an Elton John Experience, Shakespeare, a kids Bear Hunt, or other entertainment, bring your family for a night out at Redcliffe Cultural Centre.

#7 Friday Night Knock Off Drinks

End your week with a well-deserved night out at Thirsty Chiefs Brewing Company. The North Lakes micro-brewery transforms into family-friendly party central on a Friday evening with food trucks from 5pm, plus live music and boutique beer & ciders galore until 10pm.

The venue also hosts monthly karaoke nights, footy game nights and other special events throughout the year.

Keep tabs on Thirsty Chief’s Facebook page for upcoming events or subscribe to their monthly email newsletter.

#8 A Big Night Out in Eatons Hill

Tired of spending a small fortune trekking into the heart of Brisbane for a night of partying or dinner and a show?

Next time you’re up for a big night out head to Eatons Hill Hotel for adult-orientated things to do in Moreton Bay Region. The huge venue features a bistro, pokies, a nightclub & 9 bars, along with ample parking. For your convenience Eatons Hill Hotel now offers accommodation right next door too, giving you peace of mind knowing you can hit the pillow the minute you’re all partied out.

Eatons Hill Hotel’s nightclub is always pumping on Friday and Saturday nights with DJs bringing the noise and dropping killer beats.

The venue hosts international touring artists and special events throughout the year such as old skool party nights, television show trivia nights, comedy shows, Melbourne Cup Luncheons, and the annual New Year’s Foam Party.

#9 A Sensational Waterside Evening at Sandstone Point

Is Eatons Hill still too far a drive for you? For a scenic dining and entertainment night out between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast head to Sandstone Point Hotel.

As the bayside venue is owned by the same group which operates Eatons Hill Hotel you can expect similar chilled out vibes, special events, DJ party nights and concerts, amongst other unique things to do in Moreton Bay Region such as exclusive annual events including Oyster Festival, Strawberry Festival, Jazz by the Jetty and the Rodeo.

#10 Party on the Peninsula

Enjoy dinner and a show, a relaxed cocktail get-together or a night of sweet tunes and Redcliffe partying at Mon Komo Hotel. The venue hosts a variety of events throughout the year such as Battle of the Bay Musos Clash, Bad Boys Ladies Nights, comedy shows, Melbourne Cup Luncheons and more.

Start the night with a meal indoors or on the deck of The Cabana Bar and Terrace, popular for its chilled ambience and thriving nightlife.

After dinner dance the night away to Brisbane’s best DJs in The Seabrae Bar nightclub, complete with state-of-the-art lighting and sound, on a Friday or Saturday night. If you need a break from all the partying you can take a time out in the pokies room or stroll down to Suttons Beach.

After Dark Things to do in Moreton Bay Region – Upcoming Events

Fancy a round of early evening golf? Head to Pacific Harbour for a Sunset Swing on the Driving Range 16th November, 14th December & 18th January.

How about an evening outdoor screening of ‘Minions’? Bring the kids to Deception Bay’s Movie in the Park event 17th November.

Keen for a foodie event? Ocean View Estates is hosting a 4 course Moreton Bay Region Produce Dinner 25th November.

As for the most joyous time of year – a sleigh full of local Christmas carol events will bring the Christmas cheer to festive families this year.

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