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 A Jack and the Beanstalk Story A Jack and the Beanstalk Story
Date: 26th of September 2014 To 4th of October 2014
Essendon Theatre Company presents a children's pantomime. A Jack and the Beanstalk story Read more..

View Profile | Essendon West | West Essendon Community Centre


 Adventure Park | Open Adventure Park | Open
Date: 31st of October 2014 To 12th of April 2015
Victoria’s biggest and most exciting theme park Adventure Park is opening its gates for another supercharged summer! If you have any questions please call our friendly sales team staff on 03 5250 2756 Open Read more..

View Profile | Wallington | Adventure Park | Geelong


 Altona Miniature Railway | Open Run Day Altona Miniature Railway | Open Run Day
Every 3rd Sunday
Our vision is to develop our railway into the premier miniature railway in Australia for the public, train enthusiasts and model engineers to enjoy. The features included in this development are a tunnel, three trestle bridges and the only Zig Zag Read more..

View Profile | Altona North


 Ashcombe Maze & Water Gardens Ashcombe Maze & Water Gardens
Home to Australia's oldest and largest traditional hedge mazes Ashcombe also features the first circular rose maze of its kind in the world. 1200 rose bushes specifically chosen for their colour and perfume make this maze a sensory delight and chall Read more..

View Profile | Shoreham


 Australian Teenage Expo 2014 Australian Teenage Expo 2014
Date: 28th of August 2014 To 29th of August 2014
It’s on again! ATE 2014 Melbourne Showgrounds Thursday & Friday 9am-3pm (Schools only) Thursday 3pm-9pm (Open to the public) Australian Teenage Expo is a one of a kind event held at the Melbourne Showgrounds. It encompasses an Expo Read more..

View Profile | Ascot Vale | Melbourne Showgrounds


 Australian Treasure Walks Australian Treasure Walks
Australian Treasure Walks are self-guided walks that are part treasure hunt, part puzzle that will have you outside in the fresh air and sun discovering (or rediscovering) some of the treasured sights of Melbourne. Fantastic leisure activity and f Read more..

View Profile | Macleod


 Avenel Maze | Open Avenel Maze | Open
Every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Avenel is a very different maze to those of England’s Hampton Court or France’s Palace of Versailles. For one thing it is set in a stunning Australian landscape overlooking through gum trees filled with cockatoos magpies and parrots the hazy Goulburn Read more..

View Profile | Avenel | Avenel Maze


 Bark! Bark! Bark! Bark! Bark! Bark!
Date: 21st of August 2014 To 14th of September 2014
A Treehouse exhibition: Terry Denton’s illustrations, prints and plans from the series created with Andy Griffiths Presented in partnership by the Melbourne Writers Festival and ArtPlay. See original illustrations, prints and preliminary works Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | ArtPlay


 Be a Bug Explorer at Melbourne Zoo Be a Bug Explorer at Melbourne Zoo
Date: 20th of September 2014 To 5th of October 2014
Explorers get ready! This spring, bring the kids to Melbourne Zoo for the chance to discover a world of bugs like no other. Start your journey by trekking the bug trail on a self-guided tour around the zoo. You will visit a number of bug species Read more..

View Profile | Parkville | Melbourne Zoo


 Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day
Date: 14th of April 2015
The annual Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is back in 2015 on Tuesday 14th April. We’ll be scooping out the funkiest, chunkiest flavours - for FREE – to thank you for being our fans! It's the Ben & Jerriest Day of the year! So, make sure you swing Read more..

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 Biz-e-Kidz.com.au Biz-e-Kidz.com.au
Wet weather or dry, school holidays or after school. Biz-e-Kidz provides "kid tested" craft and science activities to keep your children busy. We have crafts and fun activities for your busy kids from tots to teens. Our projects are easy to make w Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


 Box Hill Community Arts Centre | School Holidays Box Hill Community Arts Centre | School Holidays
Date: 22nd of September 2014 To 3rd of October 2014
Children of all ages and abilities will enjoy the fantastic range of art activities during the school holidays. Imagine, explore and create these winter school holidays at the Box Hill Community Arts Centre School Holiday Program. School Holi Read more..

View Profile | Box Hill | Box Hill Community Arts Centre


 Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway
Every 3rd Sunday
Come and ride this wonderful miniature railway, the track winds through the picturesque surrounds of Elgar Park. The Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway Society, is a group of Miniature Steam Railway enthusiasts, whose founding members joined forces Read more..

View Profile | Box Hill


 Brickvention | 2015 LEGO® Expo Brickvention | 2015 LEGO® Expo
Date: 17th of January 2015 To 18th of January 2015
The next Brickvention will be held over the weekend of 17th and 18th January 2015 at the Royal Exhibition Building, where anyone can view the amazing creations made out of LEGO. Tickets for the Brickvention 2015 will be available from 1st October Read more..

View Profile | Carlton | Royal Exhibition Building


 Bulla Hill Railway | 1st Sunday Bulla Hill Railway | 1st Sunday
Every 1st Sunday
Bulla Hill Railway run by the Tullamarine Live steam Society. Miniature train rides for all the family and friends and a club for those enthusiasts interested in model engineering. You can ride on our 7 ¼” gauge steam or diesel locomotives, and Read more..

View Profile | Bulla


 Bulla Hill Railway | 3rd Sunday Bulla Hill Railway | 3rd Sunday
Every 3rd Sunday
Bulla Hill Railway run by the Tullamarine Live steam Society. Miniature train rides for all the family and friends and a club for those enthusiasts interested in model engineering. You can ride on our 7 ¼” gauge steam or diesel locomotives and Read more..

View Profile | Bulla


 Bundoora Park | Open Bundoora Park | Open
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Bundoora Park is Melbourne’s most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family. Cooper's Settlement Cooper's Settlement is located in Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When yo Read more..

View Profile | Bundoora | Bundoora Park


 Campbelltown Miniature Passenger Railway Campbelltown Miniature Passenger Railway
Every Sunday
Campbelltown Miniature Passenger Railway has two rides at the complex, the boulder mountain ride and the cavalier ride. Children under the age of three are free. Riding on the trains, the passengers will pass through a countryside of lakes, hills Read more..

View Profile | Narre Warren North


 Children's Week | Tesselaar Tulip Festival Children's Week | Tesselaar Tulip Festival
Date: 22nd of September 2014 To 2nd of October 2014
Treat the kids to a day of adventure amongst the brilliant colour of the Tulips. The best bit? Kids entry to the festival is free! We have a fantastic line up of Children’s entertainment in 2014 and are excited to announce those crazy Minions will Read more..

View Profile | Silvan | Tesselaar Tulip Farm


 Circus  Circus

 Circus in Melbourne Circus in Melbourne
Everyone loves a circus and Melbourne is spoilt with great circus shows. The circus companies below are regular visitors to Melbourne.. Silvers Grand Magic Circus Established in 1976, Silvers Circus has grown from strength to strength and wa Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


 Clunes Booktown for Kids Clunes Booktown for Kids
Date: 1st of November 2014
Come to a world before vegemite and step back in time to the early 1900s when teddy bears were invented, along with crayons, cellophane and cornflakes! The Clunes Booktown For Kids Family Day creates a world where children can discover more about Read more..

View Profile | Clunes


 Coal Creek Community Park and Museum | Open Coal Creek Community Park and Museum | Open
Every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum FREE ENTRY and unlimited fun for the whole family. FREE ENTRY ALL YEAR ROUND OPEN TIMES THURSDAY TO MONDAY 10.00AM TO 4.30PM open 7 days a week over the Victorian School Holidays Read more..

View Profile | Korumburra | Coal Creek Community Park and Museum


 Cobden Miniature Railway Cobden Miniature Railway
Every 3rd Sunday
Cobden Miniature Railway Park provides miniature train rides, 18 hole Mini Golf, canteen, children's playground and barbecue facilities. The Cobden Miniature Railway offers something for every member of the family with Steam Train Rides for the c Read more..

View Profile | Cobden


 Collingwood Children's Farm | Open Collingwood Children's Farm | Open
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Situated on 7 hectares of land just 4 kms from Melbourne’s CBD the Collingwood Children’s Farm provides a unique educational and fun country experience for city folk. Family Day - First Sunday of each Month Farmers' Market - Second Saturday of e Read more..

View Profile | Abbotsford | Collingwood Children's Farm


 Cupcakes n Canvas Cupcakes n Canvas
Cupcakes n Canvas is a kids painting club where children from ages 7 to 15 are welcomed to explore the bright world of colour and creativity on a canvas. While being guided by one of our talented artists how to paint the featured artwork, the chil Read more..

View Profile | Ascot Vale


 Dane Certificate’s Magic Tricks, Gags & Theatre Dane Certificate’s Magic Tricks, Gags & Theatre
Every Sunday
Dane Certificate’s Magic Tricks, Gags & Theatre is now holding Magic Shows for children have been captivating children AND their parent’s Imaginations. Over an hour of Magic and Cartoons from 3pm every Sunday. The atmosphere has been described Read more..

View Profile | Brunswick


 Day Out with Thomas Day Out with Thomas
Date: 18th of October 2014
Meet 'Thomas the Tank Engine' and 'The Fat Controller' at Puffing Billy ... entertainment for the entire family! ATTRACTIONS A 20 minute train ride with 'Thomas' and 'Diesel' Thomas and The Fat Controller pantomime Meet the Fat Controller Read more..

View Profile | Belgrave | Puffing Billy Railway


 Diamond Valley Miniature Railway Steam Gala Diamond Valley Miniature Railway Steam Gala
Date: 7th of June 2015 To 8th of June 2015
The annual Diamond Valley Miniature Railway Steam Gala will be held on Queen's Birthday Sunday and Monday, a great opportunity for the whole family to experience a miniature steam railway. The world famous Diamond Valley Miniature Railway at Eltha Read more..

View Profile | Eltham | Diamond Valley Railway


 Diamond Valley Railway | Open Diamond Valley Railway | Open
Every Sunday
The narrow gauge Diamond Valley Railway operates every Sunday 11am - 5pm and Wednesdays 1pm - 4pm during School Holidays. The Diamond Valley Railway is located in Lower Eltham Park | Melway: Map 21 ref H10 timetable Sundays 11 am till 5pm | P Read more..

View Profile | Eltham | Diamond Valley Railway


 Discover the Night Sky Discover the Night Sky
Every Thursday
Discover the Night Sky – Evening Astronomy Classes – Winter season 7.30pm, Thursdays from 31 July – 21 August Join the Planetarium’s Astronomer and discover some of the wonders of the universe. Explore a feature of Melbourne's night sky each even Read more..

View Profile | Spotswood | Scienceworks


 Docklands Winter Fireworks Docklands Winter Fireworks
Every Friday
Docklands lights up every Friday night with a dazzling display of fireworks. Start your weekend with a bang during July and August with free Friday night fireworks at Docklands. Bring the family, rally your friends and come early to enjoy the e Read more..

View Profile | Docklands


 Elmo's World Tour Elmo's World Tour
Date: 4th of October 2014
Elmo's World Tour From Oct 4th 2014 AUSTRALIA - Life Like Touring and Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, are thrilled to announce the return of SESAME STREET PRESENTS ELMO’S WORLD TOUR. Toddlers and pre Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Regent Theatre


 Enchanted Maze Garden | Open Enchanted Maze Garden | Open
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Everyone from kids to kids-at-heart are invited to discover The Enchanted Maze Garden. The Enchanted Maze Garden is an award winning natural attraction nestled in the beautiful hinterland of Arthurs Seat. From humble beginnings the Enchanted Maze Read more..

View Profile | Arthurs Seat | Enchanted Maze Garden


 Express Yourself | Romance Was Born for Kids Express Yourself | Romance Was Born for Kids
Date: 17th of October 2014 To 22nd of March 2015
Express Yourself Romance Was Born for Kids Commissioned for the new dedicated children’s gallery, Express Yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids is an interactive exhibition for children specifically designed for the NGV by Sydney-based fashion hous Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | NGV International


 Fairy Park Fairy Park
Fairy Park is a unique theme park based on fairy tales where you can escape into your own adventure wonderland with your much loved fairy tale characters. Follow the yellow brick road to find fabled tales collected by legendary European storytelle Read more..

View Profile | Anakie


 Family Day | Collingwood Children's Farm Family Day | Collingwood Children's Farm
Every 1st Sunday
Family Day at Collingwood Children's Farm operates on the first Sunday of each month with free pony rides, hay rides, a BBQand activities matching the monthly theme. First Sunday of each Month On Family Days there are free pony rides and hay r Read more..

View Profile | Abbotsford | Collingwood Children's Farm


 Frozen | Disney Theme Ice Rink Frozen | Disney Theme Ice Rink
Date: 9th of August 2014 To 14th of September 2014
Craigieburn Central is set to be transformed into a Disney ‘Frozen’ winter wonderland and Melburnian's are invited to embrace the city’s plummeting temperatures, pull on their skates and take to a fully enclosed, purpose built ice rink. Ice Rink Read more..

View Profile | Craigieburn | Craigieburn Central


 Funfields Family Park | Open Funfields Family Park | Open
Date: 27th of September 2014 To 30th of April 2015
Funfields as the name suggests is just that! A family fun park situated on a huge property approximately 40km or a 45 minute drive from central Melbourne. tickets Prices for next season announced shortly. The park has free parking multiple p Read more..

View Profile | Whittlesea | Funfields Family Park


 Get animated! School Holiday Workshops Get animated! School Holiday Workshops
Date: 4th of October 2014
Explore the art of animation and make your own movie in these hands-on workshops for children. Choose from traditional hand-drawn animation or get hands-on with claymation techniques. You'll learn all the tricks from one of three top animators, an Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | State Library of Victoria


 Giant Sky Wheel | Geelong Waterfront Giant Sky Wheel | Geelong Waterfront
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Come along and ride the largest travelling Ferris Wheel in the southern Hemisphere located now at the Geelong Waterfront! The oldest piece of carnival, the Ferris Wheel brings magic and nostalgia to any event or city skyline. Whether you’re young, Read more..

View Profile | Geelong


 Gippsland Miniature Train Rides Gippsland Miniature Train Rides
Every 4th Sunday
Miniature Steam and Diesel Train Rides | Gippsland Model Engineering Society is located in Newman Park, Traralgon, Latrobe Valley in Victoria Australia. Our club was founded in 1978 by a group of enthusiasts to set up a model railway track for 3-1 Read more..

View Profile | Traralgon


 Halloween Spooktacular Scarefest Halloween Spooktacular Scarefest
Date: 31st of October 2014
Wonderland Fun Park’s SPOOKTACULAR SCAREFEST is back this Halloween! Come on down and enjoy spooky entertainment, face painting, trick or treating with our roving performers, ghoulish goodies, crazy dancers and photo opportunities with scary and w Read more..

View Profile | Docklands | Wonderland Fun Park


 Immigration Adventures Immigration Adventures
Every Saturday, Sunday
Immigration Adventures Weekends Become an adventurer and embark on a museum expedition to discover amazing stories from Australia’s I Spy With My Little Eye Suitable for children 3–7 years of age. Spy for various objects in the museum with y Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Immigration Museum


 Itty Bitty Book Van @ Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair Itty Bitty Book Van @ Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair
Date: 13th of September 2014
Sat 13th September. Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair 2014 - "Books on Parade" Marrangook Oval, Main Rd, Diamond Creek. The Itty Bitty Book Van is a 1950's vintage caravan kitted out as an über cute children's bookshop. The Itty Bitty Book V Read more..

View Profile | Lake Boga


 KarraKids Spring Holiday Workshops KarraKids Spring Holiday Workshops
Date: 30th of September 2014 To 2nd of October 2014
The fun is at Karralyka! Karralyka is proud to announce KarraKids - our new school holiday program offering a range of performing arts based workshops for children aged 5 – 14 years. CIRCUS - "The Big Top Circus Class" Clowns aren't the only Read more..

View Profile | Ringwood East | Karralyka Centre


 Kerrisdale Mountain Railway | Timetable Kerrisdale Mountain Railway | Timetable
Every Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Kerrisdale Mountain Railway & Museum Inc. an exercise in railway excellence' The KMR is a unique railway built to two-foot (610 mm) gauge on a zig-zag formation. To gain the maximum height within the shortest distance, steep grades and tight c Read more..

View Profile | Kerrisdale | Kerrisdale Mountain Railway


 Kidfriendly Melbourne Kidfriendly Melbourne
Kidfriendly is a dedicated online family lifestyle guide covering events, activities, attractions and much more. The publication is free and offers families genuine discounts to Melbourne's great attractions, available at any Visitor information C Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


 KidsLife TV KidsLife TV
ASG Supports KidsLife Duo For Parents! As a not-for-profit friendly society committed to the vision of supporting children and families, ASG supports a range of community initiatives. ASG’s General Manager of Communities, Warwick James welcomed Read more..

View Profile | Oakleigh


 Kinder Circus Kinder Circus
Kinder Circus is now in new studios located in Essendon Airport and Fitzroy. Independent circus skills classes for 3-5 year olds. A fun way to introduce kids to circus. Each week has a different skill focus which develops the child's fine and gro Read more..

View Profile | Essendon


 Kotahitanga Maori Playgroup Kotahitanga Maori Playgroup
We are providing a stimulating environment for children 0-6, full of educational resources and Maori Language. Teaching children the simple basics of Te Reo Maori. An environment where Maori families can connect with each other share knowledge Read more..

View Profile | Frankston South


 Kryal Castle | Open Kryal Castle | Open
Date: 1st of January 2014 To 24th of December 2014
Kryal Castle Adventure Park and Resort caters to all ages from children discovering the myths legends and fairytales of the new Castle to teenagers being entertained and thrilled in the Torture Museum and special effects Dungeon and parents enjoying Read more..

View Profile | Leigh Creek | Kryal Castle


 Lantern Making and Vietnamese Festivale Lantern Making and Vietnamese Festivale
Date: 31st of August 2014 To 7th of September 2014
Lantern Making and Vietnamese Children Moon Festival for children This year the lantern will be combined with Anzac symbol . This is to create a new image to support for our Anzac Centenary application. The Lantern Making session will b Read more..

View Profile | Noble Park | THE-HE Vietnamese Language Centre


 Liberty Swing Liberty Swing
The Liberty Swing is a playground swing for people wiLiberty Swingth disabilities. Thanks to the inspiration of developer Wayne Devine, children with disabilities can now have as much fun on swings in a playground as their able bodied mates - no m Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


 Little Devils Circus Little Devils Circus
Little Devils Circus is Melbourne's premiere Circus School for kids. To us, teaching circus skills is about much more than just giving kids a new bag of tricks to show off to their friends – it’s about supporting their progression through the educ Read more..

View Profile | Moorabbin


 Little Melbourne Little Melbourne
Little Melbourne is an online guide to all the latest happening's in and around Melbourne for babies, toddlers and kids. We provide your daily dose of the inside scoop on what's cool in Melbourne to do, see, visit, eat, play and create. Some of Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


 Make Your Parents Disappear! Make Your Parents Disappear!
Date: 24th of September 2014
Wednesday 24 September – 10am & 12 noon Starring Alex de la Rambelje and Luke Hocking A highly anticipated ‘how-did-they-do-that?’ magic show. Ever wanted to stay up past your bedtime? Alex and Luke have discovered the perfect way to make it Read more..

View Profile | Ringwood East | Karralyka Centre


 Meet our Bush Babies at Healesville Sanctuary Meet our Bush Babies at Healesville Sanctuary
Date: 20th of September 2014 To 5th of October 2014
Spring is baby time! Head to Healesville Sanctuary this spring and meet some adorable bush babies, including Dingo puppies, a Koala joey and many more. Visit the Baby Burrow at the Australian Wildlife Health Centre to hear stories about the m Read more..

View Profile | Healesville | Healesville Sanctuary


 Meetoo Meetoo
Want to know what to do in Melbourne with children? Meetoo reviews all the favourites and all the latest around town and shares the ins and outs of fun things for families. Get the inside information with Meetoo. Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


 Melbourne Activities for Kids Melbourne Activities for Kids
Here's a few ideas for activities for children in Melbourne... Sanctuary and Zoo - Healesville Sanctuary - specialising in native Australian animals. - Melbourne Aquarium - showcasing the creatures of the Southern Ocean. - Melbourne Zoo - m Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne



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