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Melbourne has loads of events and activities for kids and families, from festivals like Moomba, to kids' flicks, interactive exhibits and fun-filled workshops.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Family event highlights

Join top children's author Julia Donaldson, her guitar-playing husband Malcolm and friends for an out-of-this-world show full of songs and storytelling.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Welcome to the Mini Mega Model Museum, where the apples are wax, the Colosseum is small and the models really work!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
A girl wearing a paper crown touching her shadow on the wall
Let your imagination run wild at ArtPlay
The largest festival of its kind returns.
Choose a new wand or have your photo taken holding onto the trolley at Platform 9¾.
The lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy Shrek the Musical plays Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre.
A free, playful kids exhibition created by the New York artist known as Kaws.
Enjoy Sunday afternoons at the iconic Carlton Baths pool, with live entertainment.

Kids events by category

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Entertain the kids while helping them to develop their visual and cultural skills - these exhibitions and installations suitable for children will open their minds.
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Keep the kids busy and entertained with a range of workshops and activities offered throughout inner Melbourne.
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Melbourne has plenty of films to entertain children all year round. Check out kid-friendly venues such as ACMI, at Fed Square.
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There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
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Melbourne has many wonderful festivals, and plenty of them are child and family friendly.
All kids & family events
Melbourne has loads of events and activities for kids and families, from festivals like Moomba, to kids' flicks, interactive exhibits and fun-filled workshops.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Find ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays. There's so much happening in Melbourne, including plenty of free and low cost kids' activities.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Download the ultimate family summer guide to awesome events, activities, kid-friendly restaurants, dessert spots and superhero shopping expeditions.

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