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 Adventure Park | Geelong Adventure Park | Geelong
Date: 1st of November 2014 To 6th of April 2015
Victoria’s biggest and most exciting theme park, Adventure Park is opening its gates for another supercharged summer! Located just 10 minutes from Geelong and boasting some of the coolest water rides around, this summer Adventure Park goers can e Read more..

View Profile | Wallington

 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 Avenel Maze
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 Goul Read more..

View Profile | Avenel

 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..

View Profile | Melbourne
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 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

 Buddies Circus Class Launch Buddies Circus Class Launch
Date: 29th of July 2014
Buddies class (Pre-junior child and adult buddy) Tues 1-2pm Launch July 29th! Learn a wide range of Circus skills with your Pre-Junior (3-6) child at RUCCIS! Book in to "Come'n'Try" for $10 and have a lot of fun with your little Buddy on the Read more..

View Profile | Kilsyth | RUCCIS | Circus School

 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

 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

 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 To 2nd of November 2014
Kids Festival Clunes Booktown for Kids School’s Day, Friday October 31 General Admission Days – Saturday and Sunday 1 & 2 November From the team behind the very popular May Clunes Booktown Festival we are very excited to announce the inaugur Read more..

View Profile | Clunes

 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 Collingwood Children's Farm
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. The Farm provides inner city children and their families access to animals, a Read more..

View Profile | Abbotsford

 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 Diamond Valley Railway
Every Sunday
The narrow gauge Diamond Valley Railway operates every Sunday 11am - 5pm and Wednesdays 1pm - 4pm during School Holidays. Diamond Valley Railway was established in 1960 with the aim of providing people, who are not normally railway men and women w Read more..

View Profile | Eltham

 Discover the Night Sky Discover the Night Sky
Date: 31st of July 2014 To 21st of August 2014
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 Enchanted Maze Garden
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

 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

 Funfields | Family Park Funfields | Family Park
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. Over 25 years, Funfields has developed into Victoria's favourite outdoor family fun park Read more..

View Profile | Whittlesea

 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

 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

 Kid Confident Program | 5-14yo Kid Confident Program | 5-14yo
Date: 22nd of July 2014 To 28th of August 2014
KID CONFIDENT Point Cook 6-week program for kids 5 – 14 years Does your child lack confidence or have low self-esteem? Is your child afraid of public speaking or has trouble with nerves? Is your child shy or has difficulty standing up to bull Read more..

View Profile | Point Cook

 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 Kryal Castle
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

 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 Kids’ Day In Little Kids’ Day In
Date: 4th of August 2014
Little Kids’ Day In – Playgroup Victoria’s 40th Birthday Monday 4 August A fun day especially for kids aged under 6 years, their parents and carers. This Little Kids’ Day In we’ll be celebrating 40 years of Playgroup Victoria. Special activ Read more..

View Profile | Spotswood | Scienceworks

 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

 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

 Melbourne Day | Free Family Fun Day Melbourne Day | Free Family Fun Day
Date: 30th of August 2014
Melbourne is turning 178 in August - and Melburnians young and old are invited to help the old girl celebrate. The Melbourne Day Committee is hoping to get as many people as possible joining 30 August events to gain a greater understanding and pri Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Enterprize Landing

 Melbourne International Film Festival at Melbourne Planetarium Melbourne International Film Festival at Melbourne Planetarium
Date: 9th of August 2014 To 15th of August 2014
Melbourne International Film Festival at Melbourne Planetarium 7:00pm and 9:00pm, 9th and 15 August Sentient Explore the spark of the creative process, the complexities of perception and the mysteries of the unexplored mind in this immersive ful Read more..

View Profile | Spotswood | Scienceworks

 Melbourne Meccano Exhibition 2014 Melbourne Meccano Exhibition 2014
Date: 11th of October 2014 To 12th of October 2014
For more than a century, Meccano, the world famous constructional toy, has delighted, amused and instructed each new generation. Each year in October, the Melbourne Meccano Club celebrates this tradition with an exhibition that showcases the work Read more..

View Profile | Gardenvale

 Melbourne Playgrounds Melbourne Playgrounds
Melbourne Playgrounds is an online guide to thousands of Melbourne activities and playgrounds for the entire family! Activities cover play centres, children’s parties, playgrounds, skate parks, BMX tracks, trains, sport and recreation, nature ac Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne

 Miniature & Model Railways Miniature & Model Railways

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 Moorabbin Miniature Railway Moorabbin Miniature Railway
Every 1st Sunday
Steam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. runs the Moorabbin Miniature Railway. Steam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. build and operate working miniatures of the locomotives that were the life blood of the transport systems for over 150 years Read more..

View Profile | Moorabbin

 Mooroolbark Miniature Railway | Run Mooroolbark Miniature Railway | Run
Every 4th Sunday
Mooroolbark Miniature Railway is run by Mooroolbark & District Miniature Railway & Steam Club, established in 1980 in the outer eastern suburb of Mooroolbark, Melbourne, Victoria. We run throughout the year, however our event days become a lot mor Read more..

View Profile | Mooroolbark

 Mooroopna-Shepparton Miniature Railway | 2nd Sunday Mooroopna-Shepparton Miniature Railway | 2nd Sunday
Every 2nd Sunday
The miniature railway at Emerald Bank Leisure Land is a popular attraction to the tourist complex for both kids and kids at heart. Two Sundays every month (dates below) members from the Mooroopna-Shepparton Miniature Railway Club come together to Read more..

View Profile | Kialla | Emerald Bank Adventure Park

 Mooroopna-Shepparton Miniature Railway | 4th Sunday Mooroopna-Shepparton Miniature Railway | 4th Sunday
Every 4th Sunday
The miniature railway at Emerald Bank Leisure Land is a popular attraction to the tourist complex for both kids and kids at heart. Two Sundays every month (dates below) members from the Mooroopna-Shepparton Miniature Railway Club come together to Read more..

View Profile | Kialla | Emerald Bank Adventure Park

 MS Readathon 2014 MS Readathon 2014
Date: 1st of August 2014 To 31st of August 2014
Every year, MS Readathon helps raise funds for multiple sclerosis. 2014 is the 35th year of the MS Readathon. It will see thousands of students picking up their books and reading to make a difference in lives of Australians living with multiple sc Read more..

View Profile | Blackburn

 Myer Christmas Windows Myer Christmas Windows
Myer's Christmas Windows is a 59 year old Melbourne tradition. The windows are Myer's gift to the City of Melbourne and its customers. Each year over one million Australians and overseas visitors view the iconic Myer Christmas Windows to see t Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Myer

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Tuxedo Junction Black Tie Charity Ball
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Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
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