Discover What’s on in Melbourne this Easter and Autumn School holidays. Something to keep the whole family entertained and out from under your feet.

Looking for ideas to keep the kids busy these school holidays? Read on for lots of fun ideas.

What’s on in Melbourne this Easter

There’s plenty to do these holidays with lots of free, low-cost and virtual events and family attractions to choose from across Victora.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Easter/Autumn school holiday dates in Victoria are Friday 7 April 2023 to Sunday 23 April 2023.

Easter at Luna Park

Hop in for Autumn Holiday Fun this school holidays at Luna Park. With autumn skies, Supernova highs and bunny fun, there’s laughs to be had and memories to be shared with friends.

Of course, thrill seekers will also be able to zoom and twist on the Speedy Beetle coaster or race around the park in the autumn skies on The Great Scenic Railway all school holidays. Mini thrill-seekers will enjoy a sway on the Happy Swing or a spin on the Moon Balloons before enjoying fairy floss and carnival food. A great day of FUN, FUN, FUN for the whole family.

The Annual Great Easter Egg Hunts are back on Easter Saturday April 8 and Easter Sunday April 9.

Meet the Easter Bunny and join the egg hunts for over 30,000 Chocolatier eggs for kids of all ages. There are back-to-back easter egg hunts across the two days overseen by our resident mad-as-mad Mad Hatter and the energetic Easter bunny acrobats bouncing and balancing their way around the park. It’s high energy entertainment for all!

All the details can be found here for Luna Park holiday fun.

Little Play Squad at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne

Little Play Squad – Play, learn and grow together with fun LEGO® activities for you and your pre-schooler!

Introducing Little Play Squad, our new program that is designed to teach pre-school children new skills through meaningful parent-child play!

Specifically designed for children aged 2-5, Little Play Squad has been created to meet children’s development needs as they get ready for school and is part of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre’s larger commitment to support local families in both playtime and learning.

Find all the details for Legoland here

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Direct from Broadway, the re-imagined Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a dazzling production that can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.

Where: The Princess Theatre
When: Shows end 9 Jul 2023

Info: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Mary Poppins

The world’s favourite nanny comes to life in a spectacular and unforgettable production.

Adapted from the beloved stories by PL Travers and the original film, the world’s favourite nanny comes to life on stage in a spectacular and unforgettable production.

Where: Her Majesty’s Theatre
When: Ends 18 June 2023
Info: Mary Poppins

Freehand Street Art

Ever wanted to create your own piece of street art? A freehand workshop offers an exclusive chance to learn a variety of spray-painting techniques from a renowned street artist at the famous Blender Studios.

Where: Blender Studios
When: 12 – 21 April
Info: Kids Holiday Workshop: Freehand Street Art

Chaos Lab

Featuring ten interactive activity stations, Chaos Lab is a fun and whacky immersive experience where creativity meets chaos.

Guests are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild as they make their way through each activity, meeting Chaos Lab’s very own resident ‘mad scientist’, Dr Splat, and working as his ‘intern’ along the way.

Where: Docklands
When: 1 – 30 April 2023
Info: Chaos Lab in Melbourne

Tennis Holiday Camps

Tennis World Camps are open to junior players aged between 5 and 18 years old, at any stage of learning. Hosted at the National Tennis Centre, home of the Australian Open, kids will play where their favourite tennis role models have competed.

Where: Tennis World
When: 11 – 21 April 2023
Info: MELBOURNE CAMPS – TennisWorld

Children’s Gallery Melbourne Museum

The Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery at Melbourne Museum is a wondrous place where children can explore, play and learn.

Future paleontologists will excavate fossils in a dinosaur dig. Budding botanists will traverse the discovery garden, exploring plants and stories. Young curators can gaze at specially selected museum objects. For everyone who loves to dance, there is a ‘camouflage disco’ where children turn into spotty and stripy disco-dancing animals.

Where: Melbourne Museum
When: 7 days
Info: The Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery

Glow Golf

UV lighting has transformed good old-fashioned mini golf into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience that’s fun for all the family at Docklands.

The first of its kind in Australia, Glow Golf features 18 holes of fun, in air-conditioned, indoor comfort.

Tee off indoors all year round, rain or shine, surrounded by fluorescent glow-in-the-dark murals and mood lighting. Look out for the popular Kingswood ute hole.

Where: Docklands

When: Daily

Info: Mini Golf and Bar Melbourne Docklands Miniature Golf GlowGolf

Circus Oz

Australia’s original world-famous and ground-breaking Circus Oz is back in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with a fresh and all-new show at The Forum for two weeks only.

Experience a collision of comedy, clowning, acrobatics, skipping, bows and arrows, beauty, cranking live music, muscles, flying trapeze, juggling, slapstick, crazy antics and daredevilry by the hand of an eclectic ensemble spanning six decades. This new fun-filled extravaganza for a multi-generational audience will leave you breathless.

Where: Forum Melbourne
When: 7 – 23 April
Info: Circus Oz tickets

Skateboard Deck Art

Join artist Tricia Van Der-Kuyp aka ‘Vandal’ to paint your own skateboard deck. You will use stencils, spray cans and sharpies to create your design. You can also include collage elements to create a real mixed media masterpiece.

Where: ArtPlay, Federation Square
When: 22 – 23 April 2023
Info: What’s on at ArtPlay – City of Melbourne

Play School Live in Concert: Humpty’s Showtime 2023

Play School Live in Concert: Australia’s favourite children’s television program Play School is coming to Victoria & Albury with their LIVE show “Humpty’s Showtime”.

Join Humpty as he gathers together the Play School Toys to help with the big spectacular. There are starring roles for Jemima, Big Ted, Little Ted and guest appearances from other Play School favourites along the way.

Further details on Play School concert here.

Submerged at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is unveiling a brand new multi-sensory digital exhibition in February, marking the attraction’s first foray into the evolving art form.

Submerged will be an interactive digital experience within the iconic Melbourne attraction, taking guests on a journey through living light inspired by the bioluminescent underwater world.

Further details on Submerged available here.

Peppa Pig at SEA LIFE Melbourne

Join Peppa Pig on her Aquarium Adventure at SEA LIFE Melbourne these school holidays. Visit between 7 – 25 April to meet Peppa and snap a “pig-ture”.

Find all the details for Peppa Pig here