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 spring school holiday dates in Victoria are Saturday 18 September to Sunday 3 October 2021.

1 Apr - 3 Oct

Jurassic World by Brickman

An adventure 6 million LEGO® bricks in the making.

9 Feb - 31 Jan

Cluedo Experience

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

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.

25 Feb - 30 Jan

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

13 May - 17 Oct

Disney: The Magic of Animation

Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.

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.

21 Sep - 25 Sep

Dr AudiYO's Giant Adventure

Be left dazzled and giggling by this sound-led, choose-your-own-adventure show for the whole family.

28 Jun - 3 Oct

Plans for the Planet: Olaf Breuning for Kids

A large-scale participatory exhibition that plays to young people’s universal love of adventure.

28 Sep - 29 Sep

Circus Of Illusion

Death defying escapes, mind-blowing illusions, mime and magic.

23 Jul - 17 Dec

Melbourne Magic Show

Enjoy a theatrical magic experience like no other.

29 Jun - 23 Dec

Shrine Kids

Shrine Kids provides a fantastic opportunity for indoor and outdoor play.

11 Jul - 28 Nov

Parklife

Inclusive, social sporting activities for LGBTIQ folks at Princes Park.

6 Dec - 26 Dec

Last Post Service

Every Sunday, pause to remember those who have served and sacrificed.

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.

18 Sep

Teeny Tiny Stevies - A Thoughtful Tour

Join the award-winning children’s artist for two special shows at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

Glow Golf

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

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Attraction in Docklands providing panoramic views of Melbourne.

ArtVo

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.

ACMI

Museum dedicated to the moving image through events, film screenings and exhibitions.

Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum

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

Metro Tunnel HQ

Discover the future of rail in Victoria, with activities and interactive games for all ages.

Melbourne Zoo

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

Viri VR

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.

Riverslide Skate Park

The city's biggest skate park, overlooking the Yarra River and Birrarung Marr.

Kingpin Crown

Entertainment destination at Crown, with bowling, laser tag and the Playtime arcade.

Strike Escape Rooms Melbourne Central

One room. One team. 50 minutes. A bit of thinking and a lot of fun.

Fox Classic Car Collection

See some of the most iconic cars in the world.

Cooks' Cottage

Come and explore Cooks' Cottage and learn about its English origins and relocation to Melbourne.

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ArtPlay

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

IMAX

Delivering an immersive movie experience on the world's largest screen.

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