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 summer school holiday dates in Victoria are Saturday 18 December 2021 to Sunday 30 January 2022.

School holiday events

24 Sep - 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.

3 Nov - 27 Mar

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

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.

12 Jan - 13 Jan

Circus Of Illusion

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

29 Jun - 23 Dec

Shrine Kids

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

31 Dec - 1 Jan

New Year's Eve

Say farewell to 2021 and welcome in 2022 as part of New Year's Eve in the city.

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.

Kids attractions

ArtPlay

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

Riverslide Skate Park

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

Melbourne Zoo

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

ArtVo

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

Glow Golf

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

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.

IMAX

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

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