• Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 9 Apr) – share, learn and eat with with the festival’s family-friendly events.
  • The Very Big Laugh Out Loud at Federation Square (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 23 Apr) – Get a belly full of laughs at Fed Square with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
  • Melbourne Gaol (Fri 7 Apr – Mon 17 Apr) – Come to the Old Melbourne Gaol these Easter Holidays to be locked up in the old Watch House and then sent to gaol.
  • ACMI (Fri 7 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – be a game critic, build a VR world, family Lego robotics, minecraft, Scratch day and more.
  • Federation Square (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 23 Apr) – FREE experiment in collective art-making with the LOL roll, free outdoor cinema, stargazing live.
  • Eureka Skydeck (Fri 7 Apr – Mon 17 Apr) – FREE Crayola Kids Zone filled with fun craft and drawing activities, including bunny-ear making and the opportunity to scribble on windows.
  • Under 8s Ice Fun at O’Brien Arena (Fri 7 Apr – Mon 17 Apr) – A unique toddler experience in shoes or skates every day of the school holidays.
  • ArtPlay (Fri 7 Apr – Wed 12 Apr) – Come and play in the free ArtPlay Backyard and join other paid workshops.
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 23 Apr) – comedy events for kids.
  • Code Camp (Fri 7 Apr – Thu 14 Apr) – During the camps, kids create and build their own game, learn about user design and the psychology of user experience.
  • Smurfs High Tea The Langham (Fri 7 Apr – Tue 25 Apr) – school holiday high tea especially for teens (but kids can still go!).
  • Wheeler Kids (Fri 7 Apr – Wed 12 Apr) – literary kid-friendly events.
  • Paw Patrol Live (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 9 Apr) – Based on the hit animated TV series on Nickelodeon produced by Spin Master, PAW Patrol Live! brings everybody’s favorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure.
  • Lego Educational Centre (Fri 7 Apr- Thu 13 Apr) – Serious fun with Lego! READ THE REVIEW.
  • Melbourne Library Service (Fri 7 Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – classes, workshops performances and stories.
  • Cooks’ Cottage Easter Adventure (Fri 7 Apr – mon 17 Apr) – egg-cellent adventure of discovery these school holidays. Follow a trail of clues to find the answers and receive a treat upon completion.
  • State Library of Victoria (Fri 7 Apr – Tue 11 Apr) – Be inspired by the State Library’s collection of beautiful, rare books then use your imagination to create your own masterpiece.
  • Mr Stink Arts Centre Melbourne (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 9 Apr) – touching, twisted and very smelly adaptation of David Walliams’ award-winning children’s book
  • Queen Victoria Market (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 16 Apr) – Family Footy Zone and FREE seasonal cooking, drawing and craft activities.
  • Spanish Street Fiesta (Sat 8 Apr) – Enjoy flamenco dance performances, cooking demonstrations, a sangria bar and wine and sherry tastings, as well as a Spanish-style BBQ, a traditional paella station and a chorizo sausage making demonstration.



  • Melbourne Zoo (Fri 7 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 (Fri 7 Apr – 7 May) – 50 awe-inspiring models on display at the ‘Wonders of the World’ exhibition.
  • Melbourne Museum (Fri 7 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 (Fri 7 Apr Apr – Thu 13 Apr) – art classes every weekday for 3-5 year olds and 5-12 year olds with different themes.
  • Preston Market Big Fat Greek Day (Fri 7 Apr) – Enjoy live Greek bands, traditional Greek dancing, a cooking demonstration and delicious food stallholders.
  • Spanish Language Fiesta (Sat 8 Apr) – Participate in workshops, connect with locals and practise your Spanish in a vibrant laneway fiesta environment, complete with sangria and delicious food options.
  • The Ball Room Darebin (Sat 8 Apr – Wed 12 Apr) – Performers make physical a poetic narrative and let you follow the trajectory of over 2,000 balls onto the stage!
  • Pentridge Festival (Sat 8 Apr – Sun 9 Apr) – line up of artists showcasing Melbourne’s best and emerging talent, plus artisan stalls and diverse food offerings from around the world.
  • Broadmeadows Street Festival (Sun 9 Apr) – vibrant and colourful event will be held to celebrate the cultural diversity of Hume City with food, dance and music.







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