Part 2 of the bumper school holiday activities which covers Melbourne’s north, south, east, west. Plus always check your local library service for free or cheap events over school holidays.

Click here for school holiday activities in Melbourne’s CBD.

Click here for Easter events (Friday 14 April – Monday 17 April).

NORTH

  • Zoovie Night Melbourne Zoo (Sat 1 Apr) – exclusive fun packed event with the outdoor screening of “Sing” and special themed entertainment and activities for all the family!
  • Melbourne Zoo (Mon 3 Apr – Fri 14 Apr) – full day program will take you on a journey to see some of our amazing animals that call Melbourne Zoo home.
  • Brickman Melbourne Museum (Sat 1 Apr – 7 May) – 50 awe-inspiring models on display at the ‘Wonders of the World’ exhibition.
  • Melbourne Museum (Sat 1 Apr – Mon 17 Apr) – explore animal habitats, diversity, evolution and more in a series of hands on activities inspired by our very own Wild gallery.
  • Studio Magnifica School holidays Coburg (Mon 1 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – art classes every weekday for 3-5 year olds and 5-12 year olds with different themes.
  • Rock-a-bye Baby at Fitzroy Town Hall (Thu 6 Apr) – Rock-A-Bye-Baby is a gig-going experience for adults and children where the music hasn’t been dumbed down or sugar-coated. READ THE REVIEW
  • Zaatar Bakery Good Friday Appeal Coburg (Fri 14 Apr) – Knafeh Bakery, live music, raffles, face painting, a jumping castle and carnival games to raise money for Good Friday Appeal.
  • Funfields Easter Egg Hunt (Sat 15 Apr) – Easter egg hunt, Easter bunny, character meet and greets.

 

SOUTH / SOUTH-EAST / BAYSIDE

  • Dandenong Market (Sat 1 Apr – Sun 16 Apr) – free kids craft workshops.
  • Summer Sessions Ripponlea (Sun 2 Apr, Sun 9 Apr) – Spend a leisurely afternoon listening to live music, play a round of croquet or quoits or simply relax on the shady lawns of Rippon Lea House & Gardens.
  • Kids In Motion school holidays (Mon 3 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – half and full day active and sport programs.
  • Goldilocks Tivoli Theatre Malvern East (Mon 3 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – Panto, traditional lemon drink and fairy bread!
  • Learning by Doing Brighton East (Mon 3 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – hands on woodworking class for 4 – 14 year olds.
  • Fizz Kidz Malvern East (Mon 3 Apr– Fri 14 Apr) -Each child takes home their own special all natural cosmetic creation from our holiday program’s events in Melbourne.
  • Artea School Holidays Albert Park (Mon 3 Apr– Thu 13 Apr) – various activities and workshops.
  • PrimeSCI! School Holidays Wantirna  (Mon 3 Apr – Fri 7 Apr) – hands-on holiday science from Kindergarten to Year 8.
  • Invent the World School Holidays(Mon 3 Apr – Fri 7 Apr) – workshops for engineering, programming, robotics, game design.
  • Painting Malvern Central (Mon 3 Apr – Fri 7 Apr) – free painting workshops with Pain Pot People.
  • The Art Factory Malvern (Mon 3 Apr – Mon 10 Apr) – various activities and workshops
  • Sky High Dandenong (Mon 3 Apr – Sun 16 Apr) – Pony Rides; Face Painting; Games and Music with the rainbow fairy; Nine hole mini golf; Reptile display; creative magic; train rides; CFA Badge-making and Demonstrations, treasure hunts.
  • Trust Kids Ripponlea (Wed 5 Apr – Thu 6 Apr) – Trust Kids presents an exciting new program for primary school children, inviting them to travel back in time and experience the life of these real individuals throughout history.
  • Linden New Art (Fri 7 Apr) – Jess Parker from Squishface Comic Studio will host a Comic Jam for kids.
  • Next Gen at The Space Prahran (Tue 11 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – A school holiday dance program for 4 – 12 year olds. Half and full day programs available.
  • Gasworks Art Park (Mon 3 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – classes, workshops and performances.
  • South Melbourne Market (Wed 5 Apr – Sat 15 Apr) – workshops and classes, face painting and storytime.
  • Climb for a Good Cause (Fri 14 Apr) – TunzaFun are donating $5 from every climb and $10 from every pack to the Good Friday Appeal.
  • Melbourne Easter Show Cranbourne (Fri 14 Apr – Mon 17 Apr) – rides, animal nursery and petting zoo, Easter egg hunt, showbag pavilion.
  • The Big Goose Egg Scramble (Fri 14 Apr – Sun 16 Apr) – Easter egg hunt, egg and spoon race and more.
  • Caulfield Easter Cup Day (Sat 15 Apr) – Easter Egg Hunt, Kids activities at Caulfield Racecourse.
  • Xtreme Easter Egg Hunt (Sat 15 Apr – Sun 16 Apr) – TunzaFun are hosting the most egg-treme Easter egg hunt in town! They’re hiding Easter eggs throughout our climbing arena and there will be some awesome prizes to be won.
  • Easter Fun Day at Rippon Lea (Sun 16 Apr) – Easter egg hunts, fun activities, outdoor games, picnics and house tours.
  • Mornington Railway Easter Bunny Train (Sun 16 Apr) – Join the Easter bunny on board as you ride the rails through to Mornington Station.
  • Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt (Sun 17 Apr) – Easter Egg Hunt, petting zoo, rides, face-painting.

 

EAST

 

WEST


Click here for school holiday activities in Melbourne’s CBD.

Click here for Easter events (Friday 14 April – Monday 17 April).

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