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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 Batman Movie at City Library - Tuesday 02 July 2019, 10:30am to noon - Kids & family

Lego Batman Movie at City Library

2 Jul 2019, City Library
Come along to City Library for a screening of the Lego Batman Movie.
Building Block Stomp at Southbank Library - Tuesday 02 July 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Building Block Stomp at Southbank Library

2 Jul 2019, Southbank Library at Boyd
Come along to Southbank Library for stories and construction.
Robokids EV3 Robotics Workshop - Tuesday 02 July 2019, 9am to noon - Kids & family

Robokids EV3 Robotics Workshop

2 Jul 2019, Carlton Gardens PS (Performing Arts Complex)
This half-day workshop is designed to suit children with either little or no experience using the Lego EV3 MINDSTORM robots.
Robokids Star Wars Robotics Workshop - Monday 01 July 2019, 1pm to 4pm - Kids & family

Robokids Star Wars Robotics Workshop

1 Jul 2019, Carlton Gardens PS (Performing Arts Complex)
In this session, children will build a working replica of the AT-ST walker from Star Wars.
Brickz4Kidz at City Library - Monday 01 July 2019, 10:30am to noon - Kids & family

Brickz4Kidz at City Library

1 Jul 2019, City Library
Come to City Library for a fun morning of LEGO technic.
Melbourne University Sport Holiday Program - Monday 01 July 2019 to Friday 12 July 2019 - Kids & family

Melbourne University Sport Holiday Program

1 Jul 2019 - 12 Jul 2019, Nona Lee Sports Centre
Melbourne University Sport welcomes all children aged 5-12 to join in Sports Camps over the school holidays.
Make a Magnet at Kathleen Syme Library - Monday 01 July 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Make a Magnet at Kathleen Syme Library

1 Jul 2019, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Come along to Kathleen Syme Library and create your own clay magnet. Part of the Build July School Holiday Program.
The Lego Movie at Library at The Dock - Monday 01 July 2019, 10:30am to noon - Kids & family

The Lego Movie at Library at The Dock

1 Jul 2019, Library at The Dock
Come to Library at The Dock and see The Lego Movie.
Little Designer Club Pop Up Design Studio - Monday 01 July 2019 to Thursday 04 July 2019 - Kids & family

Little Designer Club Pop Up Design Studio

1 Jul 2019 - 4 Jul 2019, Myer Melbourne
Myer and Little Designer Club have teamed up to bring kinder and primary school aged kids a creative and fun experience this school holidays.
Robokids Build and Code Workshop - Monday 01 July 2019, 9am to noon - Kids & family

Robokids Build and Code Workshop

1 Jul 2019, Carlton Gardens PS (Performing Arts Complex)
In this half-day robotics workshop, children will have the opportunity to build multiple robots and program them to complete a range of tasks.
 

 More to explore

 
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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