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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.
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.
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.
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.
Preschool Storytime: East Melbourne Library - Wednesday 13 February 2019 to Wednesday 11 December 2019 - Kids & family

Preschool Storytime: East Melbourne Library

13 Feb 2019 - 11 Dec 2019, East Melbourne Library
Share the wonder of books with your children aged three to five years at East Melbourne Library's Preschool Storytime.
Creative Kids After School Club Library at The Dock - Wednesday 13 February 2019 to Wednesday 11 December 2019 - Kids & family

Creative Kids After School Club Library at The Dock

13 Feb 2019 - 11 Dec 2019, Library at The Dock
Get your craft on at Library at the Dock with the Creative Kids Club.
Songbirds at Library at The Dock - Wednesday 13 February 2019 to Wednesday 11 December 2019 - Kids & family

Songbirds at Library at The Dock

13 Feb 2019 - 11 Dec 2019, Library at The Dock
Come along to Library at The Dock on Wednesdays for Songbirds, a program for babies and toddlers up to 18 months old, and their parents and carers.
North Melbourne Library Preschool Storytime - Tuesday 12 February 2019 to Tuesday 10 December 2019 - Kids & family

North Melbourne Library Preschool Storytime

12 Feb 2019 - 10 Dec 2019, North Melbourne Library
Share the wonder of books with your children at North Melbourne Library's Preschool Storytime.
Stompers at Southbank Library - Tuesday 12 February 2019 to Tuesday 10 December 2019 - Kids & family

Stompers at Southbank Library

12 Feb 2019 - 10 Dec 2019, Southbank Library at Boyd
Encourage your child to have a lifelong love of books by coming along to Stompers at Southbank Library.
Songbirds at Kathleen Syme Library - Tuesday 12 February 2019 to Tuesday 10 December 2019 - Kids & family

Songbirds at Kathleen Syme Library

12 Feb 2019 - 10 Dec 2019, Kathleen Syme Library And Community Centre
Come along to Kathleen Syme Library for Songbirds, a program for babies and toddlers up to 18-months old and their parents and carers.
Stompers at City Library - Tuesday 12 February 2019 to Tuesday 10 December 2019 - Kids & family

Stompers at City Library

12 Feb 2019 - 10 Dec 2019, City Library
Encourage your child to have a lifelong love of books by coming along to Stompers at City Library.
 

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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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