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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

6 Jul - 16 Jul

A Not So Traditional Story

An epic tale of adventure, friendship and Tasmanian Aboriginal culture for the whole family.

10 Jun - 31 Jul

Mountain Goat Mountain

An audio-led theatre experience for families to do in their home together.

26 Jun - 19 Jul

Fictional Feasts

Create your own fictional feast with City of Melbourne Libraries during the school holidays.

2 Jul - 31 Aug

SKYPUNCH ZINE # 1 Four Scores for Melbourne

A free zine guide to how to be in Melbourne during the pandemic

18 Jan - 31 Dec

World of the Book

Explore a world of ideas and imagination in this exhibition showcasing the history of books.

8 Apr - 31 Aug

Zoo Education Online

The zoo comes to you with learning activities, resources, webinars and live stream animals.

26 Jun - 19 Jul

Let's Play Bingo!

Join City of Melbourne Libraries for a game of online bingo these school holidays.

14 Jun - 19 Jul

La Mama for Kids Online: The Pop Project

A weekly Sunday workshop facilitated by Cassandra Fumi.

3 Oct - 31 Dec

Road to Zero Experience

Be enthralled by TAC's high-tech Road to Zero experience exploring the future of transport.

26 Mar - 31 Jul

ACMI Kids: Online Learning

Take part in ACMI's free, fun, online learning activities for active screen time.

11 Jul - 21 Nov

Illusionaire Magic Show

Illusionist couple Rosanna and Angelico astound audiences with their magical feats.

6 Jan - 18 Dec

Baby Bounce

Join a fun, interactive session of stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 18 months and under.

24 Apr - 31 Dec

KidsCo Virtual School Holiday Program

Virtual homeschooling and school holiday program from KidsCo.

25 Mar - 31 Aug

NGV Kids Online Resources

Interactive games for kids to promote active thinking and creativity.

11 Jul - 31 Aug

Live Stream: Sea Life Melbourne

Watch the sea creatures at Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium play and feed on live stream.

1 Apr - 1 Aug

Crafternoons

Try these creative weekly activities for the kids and your inner child.

26 Jun - 19 Jul

Whirlybird

Make a whirlybird with City of Melbourne Libraries during the school holidays.

29 Jun - 22 Nov

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

See Harry Potter and The Cursed Child – Parts One and Two, exclusively playing in Melbourne.

26 Jun - 19 Jul

Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose your own adventure with City of Melbourne Libraries during the school holidays.

6 Jan - 18 Dec

Storytime

Share stories, songs, play and craft activities with your pre-schooler.

5 Apr - 31 Dec

Melbourne Libraries' Online Storytimes: IDAHOBIT

Recorded for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia.

23 Jun - 31 Aug

Kids' Home Publishing

A six-week DIY book publishing workshop series for kids 2–102.

Melbourne for free

Discover free things to do in Melbourne, including galleries, museums, events and festivals.

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IMAX

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

Village Cinemas Crown

Offering a broad range of cinema experiences to cover all tastes and occasions.

Ron Barassi Senior Park

Recreational space by the waterfront with a playground and barbecues.

Dafel Dolls & Bears

A family business specialising in unique gifts for children.