Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities. There's plenty of free, low-cost and virtual events and family attractions to choose from.
The winter school holiday dates in Victoria are Saturday 26 June to Sunday 11 July 2021.
The Winter Village
Discover family-friendly activities, food trucks and bars at this magical winter wonderland.
The Melbourne Magic Festival
Casting its spell with performances and workshops for all ages this winter.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum
Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.
River Connections at Melbourne Museum
River Connections is a journey which celebrates the life of Victoria’s river environments.
Nick Nickolas Magic Comedy Show
Nick Nickolas presents astounding magical effects and a wealth of comedic material.
Escape the Gaol – For Kids
Kids can become inmates on a mission to hatch the perfect escape plan.
Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life.
Take Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy and convert it into a comedy.
Piccoli Artisans – Italian Paper Marbling Workshop
A colourful workshop for kids exploring the art of making Italian hand marbled papers.
Last Post Service
Every Sunday, pause to remember those who have served and sacrificed.
Tok stori Vikitolia Pasifiki and Te Vainui O Pasifika
Visit Te Vainui O Pasifika – the great waters of the Pacific peoples exhibition.
An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
Discover thousands of aquatic animals in four enchanting worlds at this top Melbourne attraction.
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Attraction in Docklands providing panoramic views of Melbourne.
Museum dedicated to the moving image through events, film screenings and exhibitions.
Ice arena for public skating and ice sports events, located in Docklands.
Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum
This is a wondrous place for young children to explore, play and learn.
Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.
Engage your senses with an 80-minute virtual reality immersion.
Flight Experience Australia
Commercial airline simulators including scenic flights, city circuits and team-building flights.
Australia's largest games entertainment venue, over two levels inside Emporium Melbourne.
Riverslide Skate Park
The city's biggest skate park, overlooking the Yarra River and Birrarung Marr.
Entertainment destination at Crown, with bowling, laser tag and the Playtime arcade.
Good old-fashioned mini golf transformed into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience.
Strike Escape Rooms Melbourne Central
One room. One team. 50 minutes. A bit of thinking and a lot of fun.
Come and explore Cooks' Cottage and learn about its English origins and relocation to Melbourne.
DreamCity is a high-tech city where children are inspired to learn through fun career activities.
VR World Melbourne - Virtual Reality Arcade
Experience virtual reality in Melbourne. Solve mysteries, fight zombies, explore new worlds.
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A creative arts centre for children to share unique experiences with professional artists.
Delivering an immersive movie experience on the world's largest screen.
Not a Drop to Drink, Keg de Souza
Keg de Souza invites you to share a meal addressing food security through water scarcity.