Got a little mate who loves musicals, theatre shows, circus and plays? These are Melbourne's best shows for kids you need to book ASAP.

Performances for families

Melbourne Magic Show
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Melbourne Magic Show

Enjoy a theatrical magic experience like no other.

I'm a Raindrop, Get Me Outta Here
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I'm a Raindrop, Get Me Outta Here

A sketch-comedy environmental adventure for the whole family.

Cirque du Soleil: Luzia
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Cirque du Soleil: Luzia

Go on a vibrant journey through worlds filled with wonders and artistry with Cirque du Soleil.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The classic tale, reimagined by Bell Shakespeare, is fast, funny and family-friendly.

Kids attractions

ArtPlay

ArtPlay

A creative arts centre for children to share unique experiences with professional artists.

Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum

Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum

This is a wondrous place for young children to explore, play and learn.

ArtVo

ArtVo

An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.

Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.

The best free and cheap Easter school holiday activities

The best free and cheap Easter school holiday activities

Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.

Free things to do with kids in Melbourne

Free things to do with kids in Melbourne

Get the kids out and explore these free events and adventures for an awesome day of fun.

The best family-friendly restaurants in Melbourne

The best family-friendly restaurants in Melbourne

Grab a bite at one of these kid-approved and pram-friendly spots.

School holidays
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School holidays

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.

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Sing Out Loud Musical

Sing Out Loud Musical

Sing-along to show tunes from West End versus Broadway musicals.

Circus Oz: Smash It!
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Circus Oz: Smash It!

Circus Oz as unbelievable as before in resurgent form, stripped back and daring.

Guru Dudu Silent Disco
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Guru Dudu Silent Disco

The Guru Dudu team bring their fun and engaging Silent Disco Walking Tours to Arts Centre Melbourne.

Princes of the Night
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Princes of the Night

Enjoy a captivating male burlesque and cabaret performance.