family fun

Christmas Light Displays

Everyone wants to know where the best Christmas light displays are in Melbourne. Before packing the kids into the car and heading out check out the Melbourne Christmas Lights Guide to help you and your family plan where to view the best streets for Christmas lights. Search by suburb or postcode to find your map to the …

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DreamCity at South Wharf

DreamCity is a new $6 million dollar interactive play centre now open at DFO South Wharf, right next the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. It’s Melbourne’s newest edutainment destination for pre-school and primary school-aged children where they can take on the careers of the future. DreamCity is an amazing world where science, technology, engineering, arts and maths collide, in an explosion of fun. Kids …

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URBNSURF Melbourne

Surf perfect waves and improve your skills this Summer! Just minutes from Melbourne Airport and a quick trip from the Melbourne CBD in Tullamarine, URBNSURF Melbourne, Australia’s first surf park, will be opening to the public in January 2020. Whether it’s on a surfboard, bodyboard or another form of surfcraft, URBNSURF will be the ‘IN’ place to …

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All Aboard Santa’s Trains

Join Santa, Mrs Klaus and the carolling elf this weekend, 14-15 December, on-board the Queenscliff Santa Train. Tickets include a 45-minute steam train ride along Swan Bay, Mrs Claus reading a Christmas story and sing-a-longs with their carolling Elf.  There’s Christmas themed face painting and each child will be given a gift by Santa This is a family event …

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Santa’s visiting Gembrook Station this weekend

Here comes Santa Claus!  Garlands, gifts and festive greetings are coming to Gembrook this weekend, 14-15 December, 2019. Santa Claus is setting off on his Christmas duties early and has been stopping in at Puffing Billy Gembrook Station! Saint Nick will be here to spread that festive cheer, listen to Christmas gift wishes and pose for your annual …

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The Magical Harry Potter Christmas Quest

The Magical Christmas Quest will take over the Melbourne CBD on Sunday, December 15, 10am – 4pm.  Grab your wizard robes and broomstick and get ready for a magical journey around Melbourne. Solve cryptic clues, complete activities and discover the secrets of the city in this very special scavenger hunt, developed in partnership with JK Rowling’s …

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Melbourne Zoo’s Christmas Party

From 5.30pm to 9.30pm, Sunday 15 December 2019, Melbourne Zoo is opening its gates to the public for the Melbourne Zoo’s Christmas Party bonanza. It promises to be a night filled with family fun with a live stage show, special keeper talks, arts and crafts, and exciting rides for the little ones! The live stage show is …

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World’s Largest Inflatable Theme Park

The world’s largest jumping castle (Guinness certified!) will be inflated in Melbourne this Summer. The Big Bounce Australia is the largest touring inflatable event in the entire world! Here’s a list of when the inflatable theme park  will hit your city: Melbourne – Flemington Racecourse: January 3 – January 19 Melbourne tickets now on sale available. Sydney …

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Free outdoor Christmas Cinema

Enjoy a selection of classic Christmas films at the Christmas Festival as Argyle Square, 153 Lygon St, Carlton transforms into the Carlton Christmas Cinema. There’s time for a leisurely Lygon Street dinner before dusk, before settling in to enjoy epic Christmas classics under the stars, 8:30 – 11pm. This free outdoor cinema event will run every …

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