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.

13 May - 29 Aug

The Winter Village

Discover family-friendly activities, food trucks and bars at this magical winter wonderland.

28 Jun - 10 Jul

The Melbourne Magic Festival

Casting its spell with performances and workshops for all ages this winter.

25 Feb - 12 Dec

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 Feb - 31 Jan

The Story of the Moving Image

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

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

River Connections is a journey which celebrates the life of Victoria’s river environments.

6 Jul - 10 Jul

Nick Nickolas Magic Comedy Show

Nick Nickolas presents astounding magical effects and a wealth of comedic material.

24 Feb - 30 Jun

Escape the Gaol – For Kids

Kids can become inmates on a mission to hatch the perfect escape plan.

9 Feb - 31 Jan

Cluedo Experience

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

28 Jun - 6 Jul

Shakespeare Workshops

Take Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy and convert it into a comedy. 

3 Apr - 3 Jul

Piccoli Artisans – Italian Paper Marbling Workshop

A colourful workshop for kids exploring the art of making Italian hand marbled papers.

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.

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.

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Attraction in Docklands providing panoramic views of Melbourne.

ACMI

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

O'Brien Icehouse

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.

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.

Fortress Melbourne

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.

Kingpin Crown

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

Glow Golf

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.

Cooks' Cottage

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

DreamCity

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.

Entermission

Virtual reality escape rooms featuring challenging, collaborative puzzles.

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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.

10 May - 15 May

Not a Drop to Drink, Keg de Souza

Keg de Souza invites you to share a meal addressing food security through water scarcity.

7 May - 9 May

Mother's Day on Melbourne Star

Treat your mother to something special this Mother’s Day.