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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.
24 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017, The Lawler - Southbank Theatre
A cheeky new adaptation of the popular folktale, this fun and interactive show is especially for young children aged four to eight years old.
Dogs, Dolphins and Donkeys
23 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
This summer visit the Shrine for this hands-on play and making session to explore the world of service and mascot animals.
Limbs to Riddums
21 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Have fun in a group and express yourself physically as you learn some awesome hip-hop moves with the Limbs to Riddums crew.
20 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Create your own everyday masterpiece using Indian motifs and designs.
20 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Learn about South American culture through stories and music with artist, Oscar Jiminez.
19 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
Reality meets fantasy in this wordless live installation that recreates a bucolic country scene in a typical urban setting.
Growing the Invisible Garden
19 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Bring a magical light garden to life using your imagination!
19 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
Perfect for young audiences who love the classics with a twist, this is Shakespeare unplugged and re-wired, performed with stupidity and skill!
Babe the Sheep-Pig
19 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017, The Lawler - Southbank Theatre
For some family-friendly, school holiday fun, see the delightful farmyard tale of friendship and high adventure that became the hit movie, Babe.
18 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017, The Lawler - Southbank Theatre
This family-friendly musical comedy, adapted from the Oliver Award-winning West End production, is a heartwarming celebration of being different.
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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