School holiday ideas melbourne
Autumn School holiday’s are fast approaching and we have put together our favourite things to see and do with kids these holiday's, From Melbourne's popular sights to cooking classes we have it covered.
SHERATON KIDS CAN COOK
These school holidays Sheraton Melbourne is once again offering their popular “Kids Can Cook” event this time inspired by your favourite Zoo animals.
EUROPA NIGHT MARKET
Brand new to the Queen Victoria Market , the Europa Night Market brings your favourite European street eats to Melbourne!
Experience Melbourne Zoo after dark as it's transformed with lights, projections, art installations, interactive performances, food and drink, and more!
LUNA PARK SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN
This Autumn school break make sure you head down to Luna Park Melbourne to enjoy all the attractions and the thrilling rides including the popular Great Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt back with more than 30,000 chocolate eggs!
Treat the kids to free flights these school holidays on Melbourne Star and explore a whole new chocolate wonderland and activities located in Melbourne Star Departure Lounge.
THEY'RE BACK FROM EXTINCTION! AT ZOOS VICTORIA
Giant beasts that once freely roamed the earth have been brought back from extinction for a limited time only at Zoos Victoria’s three properties: Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary.
Archie Brothers fun these School Holidays
If the kids have turned the house into a circus, send them to Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq to play the holiday boredom away! For just $10, they’ll get two tremendous hours of unlimited play — including bowling! Every day these school holidays!
There will be live entertainment from some of our favourite characters including Peppa Pig, Bob the Builder and Ben & Hollie, free one on one consultations with a range of experts in the Advice hub, and with over 150 specialty brands you are bound to be there the whole day!
IMAX VOLCANOES 3D
Bring the kids on a journey across the globe these holidays, from active volcanoes to underwater hydrothermal vents. Volcanoes 3D will screen exclusively at IMAX daily throughout the autumn school holidays.
eureka skyDeck - easter fun
For a great family day out these Easter school holidays, visit Eureka Skydeck to enjoy amazing views of Melbourne and for your chance to win great prizes including an iPOD in their count the bunnies competition.
Micf - The (Very) Big Laugh Out
The (Very) Big Laugh Out is renowned for its exciting and surprising all-ages programming, jam-packed with stellar local and international artists. The best bit? it's totally FREE!
SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE - shrine kids
Inspire young imaginations with stories and artefacts of the past with the Shrine Kids any-time activities. Collect an Explorer Kit from the Visitor Centre to enhance your next family visit.
MELBOURNE MUSEUM - Born In A Taxi presents: Gut Feeling
Do some physical theatre, experience a dynamic digestive soundscape and watch real bacteria projected onto the stomach lining! What goes in must come out – each child’s exit will be heralded by carefully crafted sound effects.
LEGOLAND MELBOURNE CELEBRATES “the Lego movie 2”
Join Emmet and Wyldstyle at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne these school holidays and help celebrate “The LEGO Movie™ 2: The Second Part” with movie-fun themed school holiday activities.
Nature Play At the Royal BOTANICAL Gardens
Slow down from busy schedules and find your joy in connecting with the natural world through a range of nature-based sensory experiences for children of all ages. Play among the autumn leaves, enjoy the calm, build a shelter or float a boat down the stream.
Peppa Pig's Aquarium Adventure
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is helping Peppa Pig celebrate ‘15 Years of Muddy Puddles’ during the April school holidays with a marine adventure!
Billionaire Boy - Arts Centre Melbourne
“Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a billion dollars?” Billionaire Boy a play by Maryam Master based on the book by David Walliams, is coming to Art centre Melbourne these school holidays.
The house of colour at Highpoint
Explore, learn and play in our colour house these school holidays. The House of Colour is an interactive play space with three different rooms of FUN to discover - jump on the bed in the bedroom, draw on the walls in the living room, and even take a bath!
Eastland Easter Putt putt
Have a hole lotta fun at Eastland’s Easter mini-golf course these school holidays - on par with the best free entertainment around! Play with friends, grab a score card and collect your ball from the giant gumball machine. Make your way around the six Easter themed holes complete with moving objects, ramps, revolving windmill and more!
NGV Kids exhibition -Alexander Calder: Workshop for Kids
In conjunction with the exhibition,Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor, this NGV Kids installation incorporates hands-on activities for young visitors, including constructing animal sculptures and a multimedia game where they can design virtual public artworks across Melbourne.
GUMBUYA WORLD EASTER FUN
Gumbuya World in Victoria has you covered for fun during the Easter School Holidays with egg-citing events across the Easter weekend including a comedy show, giant Easter egg hunt, bonus wildlife shows and extended opening hours from 6 – 22 April.
Have you ever found a painting so enticing that you wanted to jump right in and be a part of it? Well now you can at Artvo Immersive Gallery – the first art gallery of its kind in Australia.
Relive your childhood at Sugar Republic a pop-up museum dedicated all things sweet! dessert, Explore Charlie’s Chocolate Factory, swing in a candy-filled room, relax in a hundreds and thousands ball pit, jump out of a giant birthday cake and much more!
Kids Gnocchi Masterclass with Lunch at 48H PIZZA BAR
Get hands on with the kids and learn how to make 48h Pizza and Gnocchi bars famous gnocchi!
SCIENCEWORKS ENGINEERING PLAY SPACE
Play the part of an engineer these holidays with Scienceworks open ended engineering play space, open every day from 11am3pm with activities for all ages. Learn about the way that air can make big machines move using pistons, or even take part in Scienceworks challenge to build your own!
We love adding to our list, so if you see something we’ve missed or know of any great family friendly events on these Autumn school holidays let us know via firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll add it to our list.