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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.
Scarecrow Making – Fed Square Pop Up Patch
9 Mar 2014 - 20 Dec 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.
21 Jan 2015 - 30 Jun 2015, State Library of Victoria
Join in a fun session of stories, songs and rhymes, designed for children two and under to explore language.
21 Jan 2015 - 11 Jun 2015, State Library of Victoria
Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities. For ages three to five.
Lego Squad at East Melbourne Library
5 Feb 2015 - 25 Jun 2015, East Melbourne Library
Calling all Lego enthusiasts, join the Squad at East Melbourne Library for some Lego fun.
Shane Warne’s King of Spin Oculus Rift Experience
11 Feb 2015 - 18 Apr 2015, National Sports Museum
Don’t miss your chance to take on the King of Spin this Cricket World Cup!
Starry Southern Skies
2 Mar 2015 - 25 May 2015, Royal Botanic Gardens
View the night sky using powerful heritage telescopes at Melbourne Observatory.
Eureka Skydeck – Easter Holiday Fun
28 Mar 2015 - 12 Apr 2015, Eureka Skydeck 88
Enjoy Eureka Skydeck’s free Easter-themed badge and bunny ear making activities daily during the holidays.
Ninja Ken and Sushi Monster
28 Mar 2015 - 12 Apr 2015, Melbourne Town Hall
Be captivated by the hilarious antics of Showko and her original ventriloquist puppets, naughty Ninja Ken and Sushi Monster.
Cooks' Cottage Easter Adventure
28 Mar 2015 - 5 Apr 2015, Cooks' Cottage
Hop on down to Cooks’ Cottage these school holidays and take part in the self-guided Easter Adventure and have some egg-citing fun.
Melbourne Star – Autumn School Holidays
28 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Animal lovers can get up close and personal with some of the stars of the animal world at Melbourne Star during the Autumn school holidays.
More to explore
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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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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