Melbourne's best guide to keep the kids entertained during the Summer School Holidays.
Be sure to check in regularly for updates on things to do including information for children’s activities and care programs, festivals, exhibitions, shows, attractions and events operating throughout the school holiday period…
The Melbourne Playgrounds web site is a one-stop guide to find fun activities, playgrounds and services for your family, best of all its 100% free.
Not just "playgrounds", there are guides, tips and reviews of activities in and around Melbourne including 200 Things for Families and Kids to do in Melbourne, full of ideas to keep the kids entertained over the school holidays.
Term 4 - Holidays
December 2016 to January 2017 | Summer Guide
Add An Event | Listing events in the school holiday calendar is free for all types of events (ticketed, community and free). Easy to do, online with dates and details.
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Check back regularly as new events are added every day including children’s activities and care programs, festivals, exhibitions, shows and attractions throughout the school holiday period.
Check our Melbourne for Kids category, as many events are added after this guide goes live.
Add Your Event | Why not? It's free. Listing events in OnlyMelbourne is free for all types of events (ticketed, community, free and fun).
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2017 School Term Dates & School Holidays
Term 1 - 30 January 2017 (school teachers start) to 31 March 2017*
Holidays - Saturday 23 December to Monday 28 January 2018 | Summer Guide
* The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students. Each year government schools are provided with four student-free days for professional development, school planning and administration, curriculum development, and student assessment and reporting purposes. The remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school, so contact your school for details.