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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.
Construct a Castle at Southbank Library - Thursday 04 July 2019, 10:30am to noon - Kids & family

Construct a Castle at Southbank Library

4 Jul 2019, Southbank Library at Boyd
Come to Southbank Library and build and decorate your own fairytale castle out of cardboard.
Robokids JavaScript with EV3 Robotics Workshop - Thursday 04 July 2019, 9am to 3pm - Kids & family

Robokids JavaScript with EV3 Robotics Workshop

4 Jul 2019, Carlton Gardens PS (Performing Arts Complex)
This full-day robotics workshop will introduce students to the language of JavaScript.
CO.AS.IT. Holiday Program - Storytime - Wednesday 03 July 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

CO.AS.IT. Holiday Program - Storytime

3 Jul 2019, CO.AS.IT. Museo Italiano Conference Room
Join CO.AS.IT's storytime sessions in Italian and English for children aged three to five.
Robokids Scratch with EV3 and WeDo 2.0 Robotics Workshop - Wednesday 03 July 2019, 9am to 3pm - Kids & family

Robokids Scratch with EV3 and WeDo 2.0 Robotics Workshop

3 Jul 2019, Carlton Gardens PS (Performing Arts Complex)
In this full-day robotics workshop, children will learn how to turn a WeDo 2.0 hub and sensors into a remote control for an EV3 car.
Winter Play in the Gardens - Wednesday 03 July 2019, 11am to 2pm - Kids & family

Winter Play in the Gardens

3 Jul 2019, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Rug up your little ones and embrace winter with outdoor nature play.
Building Block Stomp at East Melbourne Library - Wednesday 03 July 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Building Block Stomp at East Melbourne Library

3 Jul 2019, East Melbourne Library
Come to the East Melbourne Library for stories and construction.
Oh Deer! at North Melbourne Library - Wednesday 03 July 2019, 10:30am to noon - Kids & family

Oh Deer! at North Melbourne Library

3 Jul 2019, North Melbourne Library
Come along to North Melbourne Library and construct and decorate a wooden deer.
Hatching Dragon Egg - Wednesday 03 July 2019 to Thursday 04 July 2019 - Kids & family

Hatching Dragon Egg

3 Jul 2019 - 4 Jul 2019, ArtPlay
Join By Kids for Kids and create a hatching dragon egg.
The Magic Workshop with Lee Cohen - Wednesday 03 July 2019, 2pm to 3:30pm - Kids & family

The Magic Workshop with Lee Cohen

3 Jul 2019, Arts Centre Melbourne
Step behind the velvet curtain and uncover the mysteries of magic at The Magic Workshop with Lee Cohen.
Kids Stencil Art Workshop - Tuesday 02 July 2019, 10:30am to 1pm - Kids & family

Kids Stencil Art Workshop

2 Jul 2019, Blender Studios
This workshop offers an introduction to spray-painting with stencils. It involves stencil design, creation and painting. Ages 10+
 

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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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