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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 winter school holidays in Melbourne run from Saturday 29 June to Sunday 14 July. 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.
Harry Potter on stage - Kids and family

Top Arts

Daily until Sun 14 July, Ian Potter Centre
Diverse and accomplished works of art from students who have completed Art or Studio Arts as part of the VCE.
Cards for Kids Workshop - Thursday 11 July 2019, 10:30am to noon, 1pm to 2:30pm - Kids & family

Cards for Kids Workshop

11 Jul 2019, Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV Melbourne Gardens
Over the winter school holidays, have fun with pressed flowers and leaves, to make and decorate your own cards and bookmarks.
Disney on Ice Celebrates Mickey and Friends - Thursday 04 July 2019 to Monday 08 July 2019 - Kids & family

Disney on Ice Celebrates Mickey and Friends

4 Jul 2019 - 8 Jul 2019, Rod Laver Arena
Grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate interactive event at Disney on Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends.
Whoosh! - Saturday 29 June 2019, 10am to 11am, noon to 1pm - Kids & family

Whoosh!

29 Jun 2019, Arts Centre Melbourne
Hop on board the custom-built spaceship, ready for blast off as you Whoosh! across the galaxy.
Beneath - Thursday 11 April 2019 to Sunday 01 September 2019 - Kids & family

Beneath

11 Apr 2019 - 1 Sep 2019, ArtPlay
Come and explore an underwater landscape created from recycled plastic.
Dino Park at Melbourne Zoo - Saturday 06 April 2019 to Sunday 14 July 2019 - Kids & family

Dino Park at Melbourne Zoo

6 Apr 2019 - 14 Jul 2019, Melbourne Zoo
Be amazed this autumn as the dinosaurs take over Melbourne Zoo's historic Carousel Park. Dare to get up close!
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.
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.
 

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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.
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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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