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July School Holiday Activities Canberra: Programs, Free & Events

Author: Elena Osipova | Updated Apr 29, 2024

The ACT school holidays 2024 are right around the corner, and you want to create a bucket list of Canberra school holiday activities in July 2024. You've come to the right place!

You'll discover:

  • Winter holiday activities for kids,

  • The ACT school holiday programs in Canberra and around, including free school holiday activities,

  • What's on in Canberra in July 2024 school holidays, including free events, and

  • Fun things to do in Canberra for families!

School holiday activities Canberra 2023: whats on in Canberra for kids & free things to do in Canberra school holidays.
School holiday activities Canberra in July 2024: kids' events, school holiday programs and free school holiday activities.

Your kids can discover a new hobby at Canberra school holiday programs 2024, meet new friends at school holiday camps in Canberra & surrounds, play at a fantastic indoor play centre Canberra has, and enjoy the best kids events - just to name a few!

Explore our top school holiday ideas for the ultimate school holiday fun in Canberra, ACT! Plan ahead for fun things to do in Canberra with kids, school holiday programs, exciting kids events and free school holiday activities.


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School holiday activities Canberra 2024

Discover school holiday activities Canberra offers for kids of all ages, including school holiday programs, holiday camps and fun things to do in Canberra school holidays in July 2024.


Photography lessons and creative workshops in Canberra

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for 8-16 years old

📸 Calling all budding photographers! PhotoAccess offers a wide range of exciting hands-on activities and creative workshops in Canberra for tweens and teens during the upcoming ACT school holidays.

📅 July school holiday activities 2024:

  • Stay tuned, the dates will be announced soon.

With PhotoAccess, your kids can learn photography for beginners with experienced tutors and artists to learn digital photography and more!

Their multi-day creative workshops are perfect for children 8-16 years and include:

  • Digital and Analogue Photography

  • Darkroom Printing

  • Cyantotypes

  • An exciting day taking photographs at the Zoo

  • and more!

Don't miss out - book photography lessons & creative workshops in Canberra via the PhotoAccess website.

ACT school holiday programs: photography lessons and creative workshops.
ACT school holiday programs: photography lessons and creative workshops

School holiday camps @ BOUNCE

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for 8+ years old

🤸‍♀ 🤾🏼‍♂️ 🥳 BOUNCE Holiday Camps are returning for the upcoming school holidays in Canberra, ACT!

📅 July school holiday activities 2024:

  • Stay tuned, the dates will be announced soon.
School holiday activities during summer school holidays 2023 for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE.
School holiday activities in Canberra for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE Belconnen

It's the perfect school holiday activity to learn new skills in a fun and social environment, featuring:

  • ⭐NEW⭐ 3-hour program

  • Five days a week.

The new flexible schedule means you can drop off your child for a morning of indoor adrenaline fun! 

Fun school holiday activities in Perth for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE.
Fun school holiday activities in Perth for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE in Canberra

Each school holiday camp session includes:

  • 1.5 hours with a qualified coach and dedicated teaching time 

  • 30 minutes to refuel with a healthy snack 

  • 1 hour of free time to practise skills, led by one of our awesome BOUNCE Hosts.

BOUNCE school holiday camp price:

  • $65 per day. 

For more information about school holiday camps in Canberra, visit the BOUNCE website.


School holiday programs @ PCYC Queanbeyan

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for 5-12 years old

🤾‍♀️ Police and Community Youth Club in Queanbeyan offers many safe and inclusive school holiday activities near Canberra for kids 5 - 12 years old, including Arts & Craft workshops, a great selection of Gymnastics classes, fun indoor and outdoor games, and more!

📅 July school holiday activities 2024:

  • Stay tuned, the dates will be announced soon.
Indoor activities and school holiday activities Canberra @ PCYC Queanbeyan Youth Club.
Indoor / Outdoor school holiday activities in Canberra at PCYC Queanbeyan Youth Club

During the school terms, Queanbeyan PCYC also offers exciting indoor sports and recreational activities for all ages (6 months old - 55 years old), interests and fitness levels.

Some of Queanbeyan PCYC's fun indoor activities for toddlers, kids and teenagers include Gym classes, Floorball, Gymnastics, Ninja Warrior Gym, Squash lessons, Boxing classes and training and many more!

Book a spot for your child at PCYC Queanbeyan to get the most out of school holidays and school terms with fun indoor activities and school holiday programs near Canberra.

Fun indoor sports activities for all ages @ PCYC Queanbeyan Youth Club near Canberra.
Fun indoor sports activities for all ages @ PCYC Queanbeyan Youth Club near Canberra

PCYC is an Active and Creative Kids voucher provider. Use your Creative Kids voucher at all their NSW clubs.


What's on in Canberra school holidays

When asking, "What's on in Canberra school holidays?" you'll find many fun school holiday events Canberra offers for kids.

Below are our top picks for what's on in school holidays, including kids' shows and family events, so you can easily decide what to do in Canberra with kids.

Questacon Sci(Fi)Night & General Admission Tickets

    Dates: Monday 29 April 2024 - Sunday 21 July 2024

  • Address: Questacon, King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600
  • Ages: Toddlers, preschoolers, school kids
Join Science Time activities @ Questacon in Cabnerra. Plus, Sci(Fi)Night on the 4th of May 2024
Join Science Time activities @ Questacon in Cabnerra. Plus, Sci(Fi)Night on the 4th of May 2024

It’s time to embark on an exciting learning adventure with Questacon in Canberra to inspire your child's love for science!

Science Time Questacon tickets:

  • Adult: $24.50
  • Child (4 - 16 years old): $18.90
  • Child (0 - 3 years old): FREE
  • Q Club members: FREE

Sci(Fi)Night tickets (Sat 04 May 2024):

  • Adult: $31.60
  • Member Adult: $24.50
  • Concession Card Holder: $24.50

Harry Potter Concert: The Magical Music of Harry Potter

    Dates: Thursday 27 June 2024

  • Address: Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Duration: 3.5 hours, including intermission
  • Ages: All ages
The Magical Music of Harry Potter, Concert in Canberra ACT
The Magical Music of Harry Potter, Concert in Canberra ACT

Calling all Harry Potter fans! Get ready for a magical experience like no other. The enchanting world of Harry Potter is coming to Canberra with the best songs and music from all Harry Potter films.

The Magical Symphonic & Philharmonic Film Orchestra brings to life the iconic music from the Harry Potter films. Plus, a special guest, a star from the Harry Potter universe, will join the concert.

Prepare for some fun and good humour as they make the concert unforgettable!

Harry Potter in Concert tickets

  • Tickets start at $99.

The Lord Of The Rings And The Hobbit The Concert

    Dates: Friday 28 June 2024

  • Address: Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Duration: 3.5 hours, including intermission
  • Ages: All ages
The Lord Of The Rings in concert, Canberra, ACT
The Lord Of The Rings in concert, Canberra, ACT

Prepare to be transported to a world of magic and wonder with The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit - The Concert.

This concert will take you on a musical journey through the lands of hobbits, elves, and epic adventures. Experience the thrilling sounds of Mordor, the exhilarating chase of the black riders, and the ethereal melodies of the elves.

Gather your family and embark on this mesmerising musical adventure together!

Lord Of The Rings in Concert tickets

  • Tickets start at $99.

🎉 Wait, there's more to explore! 🎉 Check out what's on in Canberra this weekend for kids and families on our dedicated page! Get ready for a weekend full of fun!


Free school holiday activities Canberra 2024

Not all Canberra school holiday activities come at a cost. There are many free school holiday activities, including free kids activities, school holiday events, and free things to do in Canberra school holidays.

⭐ Bookmark this article! Keep an eye out for the upcoming July school holiday activities and free activities in Canberra school holidays with toddlers, kids and teenagers!

We'll update this section soon.

  • Fri 31 May 2024: Free exhibition for Toddlers & Preschoolers - Little Griffins. 🧑 0-4 year olds. 📍 National Capital Exhibition, Parkes, ACT 2600. Secure your spot.

  • Fri 28 June 2024: Free exhibition for Toddlers & Preschoolers - Little Griffins. 🧑 0-4 year olds. 📍 National Capital Exhibition, Parkes, ACT 2600. Secure your spot.


Best Canberra indoor activities for toddlers and older kids

Discover the best indoor play centres and activities Canberra offers: fun indoor playgrounds, trampoline parks in Canberra, and indoor activities for toddlers and kids of all ages.

Plus, find exciting birthday ideas and kids' party venues Canberra has so you can enjoy the best things to do in Canberra with kids!


Jump for joy at the ultimate Canberra trampoline park & indoor play centre

Jump for joy at big BOUNCE Canberra - the ultimate trampoline park and indoor play centre!

If you're looking for unique and exciting indoor activities in Canberra to keep your family entertained during the ACT school holidays, look no further than BOUNCE Belconnen. It offers heaps of fun indoor activities and trampolines!

BOUNCE Belconnen offers fun indoor activities in Canberra for kids and adults: trampoline park, indoor play centre, cafe & party venue.
BOUNCE Belconnen offers fun indoor activities in Canberra for kids and adults: trampoline park, indoor play centre, cafe & party venue

This new state-of-the-art trampoline park in Canberra features a free-jump arena, dodgeball, slam dunk, vertical walls, wall climbing and high-performance trampolines.

Kids will have a blast at their X-Park Ninja Course that will challenge even the most adventurous jumpers.

Your little ones can enjoy indoor kids' activities at the soft play area and miniBOUNCE Zone, specifically designed for children up to 110 cm tall.

BOUNCE Belconnen if one of the best kids party venues in Canberra.
BOUNCE Belconnen if one of the best kids party venues in Canberra

For a little break, there's an on-site cafe where you can relax and refuel.

And if you're looking for the perfect place to invite friends for your next birthday party, BOUNCE Belconnen is one of the best kids' party venues Canberra has.

View more details and book the big BOUNCE Canberra today!

Jump for joy at BOUNCE Belconnen in Canberra

Fun arcade game party, bowling, laser tag and more

Looking for fun things to do in Canberra during the upcoming school holidays or kids' party venues Canberra has?

iPlay Australia is one of the best family places to go! iPlay Belconnen offers family fun at Westfield Shopping Centre in Belconnen, with arcade games, bowling, drift dodgem, laser tag, and various party packages.

Laser tag at iPlay Belconnen, a party venue in Canberra ACT.
Laser tag at iPlay Belconnen, a party venue in Canberra ACT

Family activities in Canberra & great places to visit in Canberra for free

Explore our guide to the great places in Canberra to visit for free, including the most beautiful Canberra parks and gardens, free indoor activities for kids and families, the best playgrounds in Canberra and more fun things to do in Canberra for families during the ACT school holidays.

Discover cheap family activities and great places to visit in Canberra for free.
Discover affordable family activities in Canberra and great places to visit in Canberra for free

If you are looking for kids' school holiday activities in Canberra, then look no further!

With this list of fun kids' school holiday programs, events, and free school holiday activities, you can easily find holiday ideas in Canberra that won’t the bank.

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