With a little planning a day out in the city doesn’t have to be expensive. Throughout each school holiday, Fed Square will have a jam-packed program of free and affordable activities to delight visitors of all ages.
April School Holidays
Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall
Get your disco-dancing-booties and join DJ Monski Mouse at The Famous Spiegeltent. This high-energy, smash-hit parents’ and children’s dance event is in Melbourne for the first time. Heads and shoulders, knees and toes will be bopping to retro dance tracks, pop favorites and funky nursery rhymes.
Where: The Famous Spiegeltent, The Square
When: 5 + 6, 8 – 12, 15 – 20 April, 11.30am
Price: $15 general, $55 family (2 adults + 2 children)
Children under 6 months enter free.
Ages: Recommended for children aged 5 and under
Bookings: Via Ticketmaster or at the door.
ACMI’s Kids’ Flicks program is guaranteed to delight and captivate the imagination of children and grown-ups alike. Over the Easter School Holidays bring your kids to ACMI Cinemas to enjoy screenings of Antz, The Prince of Egypt, Chicken Run, Shrek and more!
Where: ACMI Cinemas
When: 5 – 21 April
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Price: Full/Concession $7 ACMI Member/ACMI Film Member $5 (except for selected free screenings)
3D Screenings: Full/Concession $9 ACMI Member/ACMI Film Member $7 (includes hire of 3D glasses)
Ages: All ages
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Fables go Pop
Especially for Melbourne Now, Preston Zly designs have made a selection of shoes inspired by some of their favourite fables, fairy tales and myths. On screen watch Johanna Preston make one of the fairy tale shoes and make your own paper shoe to keep and display at home.
Where: Level 3, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
When: 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 + 15 – 21 April, 10am – 5pm
NGV Kids Club
Created especially for younger art lovers, NGV Kids Club encourages children from 0–11 years to experience the NGV Collection and exhibitions in a fun and dynamic way.
Trails & Activities
Navigate the NGV’s collection and special exhibitions with downloadable self-guided trails and activities designed especially for kids.
Where: The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
When: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Ages: All ages