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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.
Starry Southern Skies
1 Jun 2015 - 31 Aug 2015, Royal Botanic Gardens
View the night sky using our powerful heritage telescopes. Have the chance to view clusters and double stars or explore the Moon.
Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream
11 Jun 2015 - 6 Jul 2015, Hisense Arena
Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream – the ultimate princess experience.
Winter School Holidays at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium
17 Jun 2015 - 31 Jul 2015, Melbourne Aquarium
Glide above the 2.2 million litre Oceanarium, and get closer than ever before in the all new Glass Bottom Boat Tour at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium.
Melbourne Star – Winter School Holidays
22 Jun 2015 - 12 Jul 2015, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Visit the Star Observation Wheel during the winter school holidays and you could be Melbourne Star’s first junior LED light designer.
Family Feud – Live Studio Audience
23 Jun 2015 - 30 Sep 2015, Media City
Melbourne is home to Australia's favourite family game show, Family Feud, and you're invited to join in!
Minions Come to Eureka Skydeck These School Holidays
26 Jun 2015 - 12 Jul 2015, Eureka Skydeck 88
To celebrate the launch of the movie, Minions, it will be Minion Mania these school holidays at Eureka Skydeck, with themed activities for kids.
School Holidays at Strike QV
26 Jun 2015 - 12 Jul 2015, Strike QV
Enjoy unlimited play these School Holidays at Strike QV.
School Holiday Programs at Riverslide
26 Jun 2015 - 12 Jul 2015, Riverslide Skate Park
Learn to ride in these skateboard, scooter and BMX lessons, for beginners to advanced, ages four and up.
School Holidays at Strike Melbourne Central
26 Jun 2015 - 12 Jul 2015, Strike Melbourne Central
Enjoy unlimited play at Strike these school holidays!
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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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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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