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Find ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays. There's so much happening in the city, including plenty of free and low cost kids' activities. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The spring school holidays in Melbourne run from Saturday 21 September to Sunday 6 October. Plan your school holiday activities with our guide to what's on for kids and families over the break.

Harry Potter on stage - Kids and family

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

16 Jan 2019 to 2 Feb 2020, Princess Theatre
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.
Chinese Storytime at Library at The Dock - Friday 02 August 2019 to Monday 11 November 2019 - Kids & family

Chinese Storytime at Library at The Dock

2 Aug 2019 - 11 Nov 2019, Library at The Dock
Ni hao! Come and enjoy Hindi Storytime and explore the love of books and language learning.
Hindi Storytime at Library at The Dock - Friday 26 July 2019 to Friday 08 November 2019 - Kids & family

Hindi Storytime at Library at The Dock

26 Jul 2019 - 8 Nov 2019, Library at The Dock
Namaste! Come and enjoy Hindi Storytime and explore the love of books and language learning.
Stompers at Library at The Dock - Monday 11 March 2019 to Monday 09 December 2019 - Kids & family

Stompers at Library at The Dock

11 Mar 2019 - 9 Dec 2019, Library at The Dock
Encourage your child to have a lifelong love of books by coming along to Stompers at Library at The Dock.
Stompers at Kathleen Syme Library - Friday 15 February 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019 - Kids & family

Stompers at Kathleen Syme Library

15 Feb 2019 - 13 Dec 2019, Kathleen Syme Library And Community Centre
Encourage your child to have a lifelong love of books by coming along to Stompers at Kathleen Syme Library.
Library at The Dock Preschool Storytime - Friday 15 February 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019 - Kids & family

Library at The Dock Preschool Storytime

15 Feb 2019 - 13 Dec 2019, Library at The Dock
Share the wonder of books with your children at Library at the Dock's Preschool Storytime.
Songbirds at East Melbourne Library - Thursday 14 February 2019 to Thursday 12 December 2019 - Kids & family

Songbirds at East Melbourne Library

14 Feb 2019 - 12 Dec 2019, East Melbourne Library
Come along to East Melbourne Library for Songbirds, a program for babies and toddlers up to 18-months old and their parents and carers.
Stompers at North Melbourne Library - Thursday 14 February 2019 to Thursday 12 December 2019 - Kids & family

Stompers at North Melbourne Library

14 Feb 2019 - 12 Dec 2019, North Melbourne Library
Encourage your child to have a lifelong love of books by coming along to Stompers at North Melbourne Library.
Southbank Library Preschool Storytime - Thursday 14 February 2019 to Thursday 12 December 2019 - Kids & family

Southbank Library Preschool Storytime

14 Feb 2019 - 12 Dec 2019, Southbank Library at Boyd
Share the wonder of books with your children at Southbank Library's Preschool Storytime.
Lego Squad at East Melbourne Library - Thursday 14 February 2019 to Thursday 12 December 2019 - Kids & family

Lego Squad at East Melbourne Library

14 Feb 2019 - 12 Dec 2019, East Melbourne Library
Calling Lego enthusiasts! If you're aged from seven to 10 years and love Lego, come and show off your skills in the Lego Squad.
Kathleen Syme Library Preschool Storytime  - Wednesday 13 February 2019 to Wednesday 11 December 2019 - Kids & family

Kathleen Syme Library Preschool Storytime

13 Feb 2019 - 11 Dec 2019, Kathleen Syme Library And Community Centre
Share the wonder of books with your children at Kathleen Syme Library's Preschool Storytime.
 

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Image of Kids' attractions
There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
Image of Kids & family
Melbourne has loads of events and activities for children. There are family-friendly festivals like Moomba, school-holiday workshops, exhibitions and more.

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