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School holidays 

Find ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays. There's always heaps happening in the city, including plenty of free kids' activities.

Storytime for Preschoolers - Wednesday 22 January 2014 to Wednesday 31 December 2014 - Kids & family

Storytime for Preschoolers

22 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014, State Library of Victoria
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities designed to stimulate imagination and language development in preschoolers.
Scarecrow Making – Fed Square Pop Up Patch - Sunday 09 March 2014 to Sunday 18 January 2015 - Kids & family

Scarecrow Making – Fed Square Pop Up Patch

9 Mar 2014 - 18 Jan 2015, Federation Square
Bring the kids to Fed Square's rooftop veggie garden, Pop Up Patch, and help them make their very own scarecrow to take home.
Santa's Christmas Spectacular - Saturday 15 November 2014 to Wednesday 24 December 2014 - Kids & family

Santa's Christmas Spectacular

15 Nov 2014 - 24 Dec 2014, Wonderland Fun Park
Wonderland Fun Park Presents Santa's Christmas Spectacular. A Magical Wonderland of Fun that you and your family will never forget.
Emily Floyd: The Dawn for Kids - Friday 21 November 2014 to Sunday 01 March 2015 - Kids & family

Emily Floyd: The Dawn for Kids

21 Nov 2014 - 1 Mar 2015, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
In 'The Dawn for Kids', Emily Floyd invites visitors to experience two interactive spaces that encourage creativity using letters and words.
Christmas Decorations - Friday 28 November 2014 to Thursday 25 December 2014 - Kids & family

Christmas Decorations

28 Nov 2014 - 25 Dec 2014, Melbourne Town Hall
See the city come alive with Christmas decorations throughout the festive season. Presented by City of Melbourne.
Melbourne Town Hall Christmas Projections - Friday 28 November 2014 to Thursday 25 December 2014 - Kids & family

Melbourne Town Hall Christmas Projections

28 Nov 2014 - 25 Dec 2014, Melbourne Town Hall
Watch as Christmas projections illuminate Melbourne Town Hall and turn it into a magical scene that changes before your eyes.
Christmas Square - Saturday 29 November 2014 to Thursday 25 December 2014 - Kids & family

Christmas Square

29 Nov 2014 - 25 Dec 2014, City Square
This December the City Square will be transformed into Christmas Square, a magical wonderland of festive proportions.
Santa in Christmas Square - Saturday 29 November 2014 to Wednesday 24 December 2014 - Kids & family

Santa in Christmas Square

29 Nov 2014 - 24 Dec 2014, City Square
Children are invited to meet Santa at City Square (renamed Christmas Square during December) and tell him all their Christmas wishes.
Disney Fairies Trail - Sunday 30 November 2014 to Saturday 28 February 2015 - Kids & family

Disney Fairies Trail

30 Nov 2014 - 28 Feb 2015, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
During summer you can experience the Gardens like never before. Download the app and start looking for Disney Fairies hidden in the Gardens!
Starry Southern Skies - Monday 01 December 2014 to Thursday 26 February 2015 - Kids & family

Starry Southern Skies

1 Dec 2014 - 26 Feb 2015, Royal Botanic Gardens
View the night sky using powerful heritage telescopes at Melbourne Observatory.

 More to explore

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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.
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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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