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Top 12 Free Winter School Holiday Events In Melbourne 2018

Top 12 Free Winter School Holiday Events in Melbourne 2018

School holidays can be an expensive affair, so here’s a list of my Top 12 free winter school holiday events Melbourne.

free winter school holiday events melbourne

  1. Winter Street Party Werribee (Fri 29 Jun) – See the city light up after dark, with beautiful light installations, street performers, kids’ activities and warming winter treats from city traders.
  2. New York! New York! For Kids NGV (until Sun 7 Oct) – free drop-in installation exploring New York.
  3. Colour Labyrinth ArtPlay (until Sun 15 Jul) – Light a torch to navigate the ever changing labyrinth, choose your own adventure through amazing worlds in this interactive installation.
  4. Footy Fest Highpoint (Mon 2 Jul – Fri 13 Jul) – Skill workshops, player ‘meet and greets’, AFL card swaps, interactive games, prizes and more.
  5. State Library of Victoria (Mon 2 Jul – Thu 5 Jul) – free classes and workshops.
  6. Modern Drawing NGV  (Mon 2 Jul – Fri 6 Jul) – free drop-by drawing activities inspired by works of modern and contemporary art in MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art exhibition.
  7. Dandenong Market (Sat 30 Jun – Sun 15 Jul) – free kids craft workshops.
  8. Wheeler Kids (Mon 2 Jul – Wed 11 Jul) – literary kid-friendly events.
  9. Jojo Siwa Eastland (Tue 3 Jul) – live musical performances and fashion parades.
  10. Snow Storm Maze Eastland (Wed 4 Jul – Sun 15 Jul) – make your way through the snow storm maze!
  11. Winter Fest Moonee Ponds (until Sun 15 Jul) – ice skating, music, free events.
  12. Docklands Firelight Festival (Sat 30 Jun – Sun 1 Jul) – the traditions of a winter solstice and a modern celebration of arts, music, food, fire and fun.

Also remember that your local library and Melbourne Library Service hold free events plus check out these ongoing free exhibitions:

Finally check out the following lists for free inspiration:

Click here for school holiday events in Melbourne- CBD and Docklands.

Click here for school holiday events in Melbourne – north, south, east, west.

Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned entrepreneur. She combines her love for kids, food, travel and bikes into several passion projects.

She owns an online bike store; develops and produces bike-related creative experiences for families via; and writes another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne with (non-kid related) reviews about things to do and places to go in Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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