End school holiday despair with these awesome online events, outdoor adventures and delivery treats

Free online events:

1 Oct - 29 Oct

The Great Fed Square Heist

A virtual treasure hunt around Fed Square, with real prizes up for grabs.

21 Jul - 31 Oct

Animals at Home: Live Stream Melbourne Zoo

Stay connected with your favourite animal from home, work or anywhere.

30 Oct

Into the Mountain

A live online workshop making 'good luck stacks' with children in Korea.

28 Oct

I Am Nature: Lizard

Join for a live online workshop for preschoolers to celebrate Children’s Week.

Within 15km? Try these gorgeous outdoor adventures:

The best playgrounds in Melbourne

We've rounded up the best adventure parks and playgrounds.

The best outdoor exercise parks in Melbourne

Find gorgeous parks and gardens for group fitness, basketball courts, tennis and more

The best spring walks in Melbourne

See spring flowers in bloom on these stunning city walks.

Melbourne’s secret gardens and green spaces

Within 10km? Get some fresh air in these secluded city nooks.

Family-friendly food delivery:

The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

OTT bagels, Japanese shokupan, katsu sando and more.

The best cake delivery and takeaway in Melbourne

Order crepe cakes, birthday cakes, personalised cakes and more.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne’s best takeaway dumplings

Steamed, fried, baked or boiled – there’s no such thing as a bad dumpling.

Where to find the best pancakes and waffles in Melbourne

Featuring takeaway soufflé pancakes, crepe cakes and croffles.

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24 Sep - 31 Jan

Cluedo Experience

Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life.

Glow Golf

Good old-fashioned mini golf transformed into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience.

11 Feb - 31 Jan

The Story of the Moving Image

An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.

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11 Jan - 31 Dec

Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum

Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.

1 Dec - 31 Dec

River Connections at Melbourne Museum

A journey which celebrates the life of Victoria’s river environments.

1 Jan - 31 Dec

Tok stori Vikitolia Pasifiki and Te Vainui O Pasifika

Visit Te Vainui O Pasifika – the great waters of the Pacific peoples exhibition.

23 Sep - 1 Aug

Seeing the Invisible

An ambitious exhibition of artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology.