winter school holidays
Winter School holidays are fast approaching! So we have put together our favourite things to see and do with kids these holidays, From Melbourne's popular sights to giant Dinosaur's we have it covered.
School holiday dates in Victoria are Saturday 25 June to Sunday 10 July 2022.
Little Prince and Princess Afternoon Tea
Looking for something extra special to do these school holidays? How about a dedicated kids high tea?! Available during the week, The Langham, Melbourne Afternoon Tea has been designed exclusively for children under 12 years old. Enjoy a selection of hand-made pastries, finger sandwiches and more.
Highpoint lightYear hyperspeed zone
Highpoint has their very own intergalactic adventure these school holidays in celebration of Disney and Pixar’s new release, Lightyear – now showing at Hoyts Highpoint. From 11am 25 June to 10 July, enjoy an immersive one of a kind experience at the Lightyear Hyperspeed Zone including the chance to step into Buzz Lightyear’s spaceship featuring Buzz’s adorable robot cat, Sox!
Jurassic Creatures has landed in Melbourne! This ultimate dinosaur experience has over 30 realistic animatronics, dinosaur activities and a fun LIVE show from Buddy and Tiny from the incredibly popular Dinosaur Train and much more.
NGV KIDS GALLERY
NGV Melbourne's Latest Kids Gallery Making Art: Imagine Everything is Real, is the centre of creativity for children and their families this winter.
Coinciding with the premiere exhibition, The Picasso Century, Making Art features a range of hands-on activities and multimedia experiences inspired by methods of working invented by some of the leading European artists included in the exhibition. It's Free and a must see these School Holidays.
JURASSIC WORLD HAS JUST LANDED AT MYER MELBOURNE!
10 June - 10 Jul
Dinosaur enclosure has popped up on level 7 at Myer Melbourne, where you can See large animatronic dinosaurs in their habitat, and test your paleontology skills at an amber fossil workshop. You can also explore a free dinosaur augmented reality experience and don't miss the giant eight-metre-long T-Rex on level 6 .
DISNEY ON ICE SKATES INTO MELBOURNE
30 June - 4 July 2022
Disney on ice is returning to Melbourne this winter! Discover why no dream is too big at Disney On Ice when your favourite stories come to life through world-class ice skating!
FUN SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
The Espy School Holiday Program is back this winter! Jam-packed with all-new activities including Andy’s antics show, Cupcake decorating and a hands-on Science workshop!
Tickets are $45pp (extra child - $30pp) and include a session with three activities, kids lunch (includes soft drink or juice) and 1 adult drink. Each session runs for approximately 1hr & 45 minutes plus lunch.
Use our discount code Melbournewithkidz for $39 tickets.
THE TRAIN OF LIGHTS COMES TO PUFFING BILLY RAILWAY THESE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
24 June – 10 July 2022
Rug up in your warmest winter woollies these school holidays and experience the magic of Puffing Billy Railway at night with the Train of Lights; a mesmerising train travelling light show and the first of its kind in Australia.
LARGEST LEGO® CERTIFIED STORE OPENS IN MELBOURNE
Now open at Melbourne central, The new LEGO® Certified Store features an extensive (and awesome) range of LEGO® merchandise, including NEW and HARD TO FIND sets.
The store also features larger-than-life builds celebrating local culture and landmarks, an interactive Storytelling Table designed for adult fans, and a Mosaic Maker where visitors can create their own personalized LEGO mosaic portrait.
TRICERATOPS: FATE OF THE DINOSAURS
Come face to face with one of the most awe-inspiring creatures ever to walk the Earth—the Triceratops.
THE LUME MELBOURNE
This brand new exhibition is like stepping straight into Vincent Van Goghs vibrant works on a grand scale.
This immersive experience is the Southern Hemisphere’s first permanent art experience where the walls come alive with vivid colours and intricate details like never before.
It's a great cultural experience for the whole family.
12 MAY - 6 NOV
It's official Melbourne Imaginaria is re-opening at The District Docklands.
IMAGINARIA is an immersive play experience celebrating imagination, technology and play for the whole family. Immerse yourself in dreamlike landscapes including a giant inflatable bubble, navigate a futuristic light maze or jump into a cosmic abyss. The one-hour walk-through play experience is part audiovisual installation, part-game and 100% future.