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BOUNCE After Dark Party - End of VIC School Term Celebration 🎉

    Dates: Friday 22 March 2024

  • Address: All Bounce locations, Melbourne & Victoria
  • Duration: 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Ages: School-aged kids & Teenagers
Events for kids / Fun things to do in Melbourne for teenagers: BOUNCE After Dark Party
Events for kids / Fun things to do in Melbourne for teenagers: BOUNCE After Dark Party

BOUNCE After Dark is back for the ultimate end-of-school-term party to kick off the Easter school holidays 2024!

From 6 pm, the lights go down, and the awesome tunes start pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun.

The live DJ & Hosts will make it a great night for everyone, with nonstop awesome tunes, fun games, and prizes to be won.

Book your friends in for a night of awesomeness and come party at BOUNCE:

  • Choose from a jump-only ticket (from $35), or
  • Upgrade to a meal and drink combo for only $10 extra.

The nearest Bounce to you:

Book online to secure your place today - It’s the perfect event for kids and teens to celebrate the end of school term!

Summer FUN Family Deal - Funtopia Cranbourne

    Dates: Tuesday 02 January 2024 - Thursday 29 February 2024

  • Address: Funtopia Cranbourne, 21/398 South Gippsland Hwy, Cranbourne North, Victoria, 3977
  • Ages: Under 8 years old and their families
What's on in Melbourne this weekend for families: Summer FUN Family Deal at Funtopia
What's on in Melbourne this weekend for families: Summer FUN Family Deal at Funtopia

Ditch the heat for COOL ADVENTURES at Funtopia Cranbourne!

They're bringing you an amazing Summer FUN Family Deal with tasty meals 👌, icy treats 🍧 and 3 hours of interactive play 👭, all in a fully-air conditioned venue ❄️.

Your kids will love it - and you’ll love the uninterrupted time to sit back & relax at Mr Spriggins restaurant. Make the most of summer on a budget!

Summer FUN Family Deal prices:

2 Kids 2 Adults - $65:

  • 2 Playground Passes
  • 2 Kids Meals
  • 2 Ice Cream Cups
  • 2 Funtopia Grip Socks

3 Kids 2 Adults - $95:

  • 3 Playground Passes
  • 3 Kids Meals
  • 3 Ice Cream Cups
  • 3 Funtopia Grip Socks

Valid for online bookings only.

FRIENDS Experience 2024 in Melbourne

    Dates: Friday 01 September 2023 - Sunday 25 February 2024

  • Address: The District Docklands, 440 Docklands Dr, Docklands VIC 3008
  • Duration: 45-60+ minutes
  • Ages: All age groups
What's on Melbourne school holidays for families with teenagers
What's on Melbourne school holidays for families with teenagers

Step right into the FRIENDS Experience in Melbourne – an adventure you definitely won't want to miss!

Join in the excitement as you immerse yourself in the iconic scenes from the beloved show FRIENDS™.

Picture yourself in Monica's famous kitchen, lounging in Chandler and Joey's recliners – it's like reliving all those hilarious and heartwarming moments.

Crafted by the experts at Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Group, this interactive experience lets you become a part of the show's incredible history.

Could we BE anymore thrilled? Gather your loved ones and get ready to dive into the wonderful world of FRIENDS™!

FRIENDS Experience Melbourne ticket price:

  • Adult VIP: $47.50
  • Child VIP: $37.50
  • Adult: $31.50
  • Child (3+ years old): $25
  • Child (under 3 years old): FREE (ticket required for entry)
  • Anytime Pass is available

GREASE the Musical - Melbourne 2024

    Dates: Sunday 31 December 2023 - Sunday 03 March 2024

  • Address: Her Majesty's Theatre, 219 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes (incl. a 20-minute intermission)
  • Ages: Teenagers, Youth & Adults
What's on Melbourne (January 2024 - March 2024) / things to do in with teenagers: GREASE the Musical
What's on Melbourne (January 2024 - March 2024) / things to do in with teenagers: GREASE the Musical

Get ready to rock and roll with GREASE the musical in Melbourne! This legendary show is back with a brand-new production that's set to be even more electrifying than ever.

Join Danny, Sandy, Kenickie, Rizzo for a night of high school romance, unforgettable music, and pure, unadulterated fun at Rydell High.

It's the ultimate family show during the upcoming Christams school holidays that you won't want to miss!

GREASE the musical - Melbourne ticket prices:

  • Tickets start from $69.90

Groundhog Day - Musical (Melbourne)

    Dates: Wednesday 24 January 2024 - Sunday 03 March 2024

  • Address: Princess Theatre, 163 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Ages: 12+ years old
Melbourne what's on for families in January - February 2024: Groundhog Day, The Musical
Melbourne what's on for families in January - February 2024: Groundhog Day, The Musical

Get ready for a spectacular time-looping adventure with Groundhog Day Musical in Melbourne!

Join Phil Connors, a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman stuck in a time loop, as he discovers endless possibilities and learns valuable life lessons.

Based on the beloved movie, this family show promises non-stop laughter and heartwarming moments.

Don't miss out - book your Groundhog Day Musical tickets today!

Groundhog Day Musical Melbourne tickets:

  • Tickets start from $56
  • Free for kids under 2 years (on a lap)

Beijing Dance Academy Chinese Classical Dance Show

    Dates: Friday 08 March 2024

  • Address: Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda VIC 3182
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Ages: All ages
What's on Melbourne (March 2024): Beijing Dance Academy Chinese Classical Dance Show
What's on Melbourne (March 2024): Beijing Dance Academy Chinese Classical Dance Show

Experience the enchanting world of Chinese Classical Dance, a beautiful Beijing Dance Academy performance for the whole family!

Journey through the rich history of Chinese traditional dance with two exciting parts:

  • Classic Repertoire features timeless masterpieces that showcase the beauty and tradition of Chinese dance
  • Innovation Works brings a modern twist with new cultural perspectives and contemporary styles.

Get ready for a mesmerizing experience of the magic of Chinese dance - secure your tickets today!

Beijing Dance Academy Chinese Classical Dance Show Tickets:

  • Tickets start from $70
  • Children under 2 years: FREE on the knee

Melbourne Fashion Festival

    Dates: Saturday 24 February 2024 - Saturday 09 March 2024

  • Address: Various location around Melbourne CBD, Carlton & Malvern, VIC
  • Ages: All ages, ideal for 12+ years old
What's on Melbourne for teenagers (March 2024): Melbourne Fashion Festival
What's on Melbourne for teenagers (March 2024): Melbourne Fashion Festival

Get ready for the ultimate fashion celebration at the PayPal Melbourne Fashion Festival!

More than just a fashion event, this festival is a celebration of Melbourne's vibrant fashion scene, highlighting its artistic and enduring spirit.

Immerse yourself in 15 days of fashion-forward events showcasing over 100 unique experiences. Experience the excitement of world-class runways featuring Australia's top contemporary designers.

Book tickets today to celebrate the creativity and uniqueness of Australian fashion!

Melbourne Fashion Festival Tickets:

  • Tickets start from $25

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne 2024: Melbourne, Geelong

    Dates: Saturday 09 March 2024 - Monday 11 March 2024

  • Address: The Scots' Church / St. Mary's Basilica, Melbourne / Geelong
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Melbourne / Geelong for families: Chamber Philharmonia Cologne concert (Vivaldi, Mozart, Paganini)
What's on in Melbourne / Geelong for families: Chamber Philharmonia Cologne concert (Vivaldi, Mozart, Paganini)

Experience the magic of classical music with Chamber Philharmonia Cologne concert in Melbourne and Geelong!

With the repertoire blending well-known classics with hidden gems, promising a delightful musical journey for all ages.

No matter where they perform, whether in a small village church, an open-air setting, a grand cathedral, or the iconic Sydney Opera House, their passion for music shines through. With around 300 concerts globally each year, their mission is to inspire people of all ages to love classical music.

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne - Melbourne tickets:

  • Standard Ticket: $50.28
  • Junior Ticket (6-18 Year Olds): $40.08
  • Concession: $45.18
  • Children 0-5 years old: FREE.

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne - Geelong tickets:

  • Standard Ticket: $45.18
  • Junior Ticket (6-18 Year Olds): $34.99
  • Concession: $40.08
  • Children 0-5 years old: FREE.

PINK: Australia Tour 2024 - Melbourne

    Dates: Friday 23 February 2024 - Wednesday 13 March 2024

  • Address: Marvel Stadium, 740 Bourke St, Docklands VIC 3008
  • Ages: 15+ year olds
What's on Melbourne (February, March 2024): PINK - Australia Tour
What's on Melbourne (February, March 2024): PINK - Australia Tour

Get ready to rock out with P!NK in 2024 in Melbourne! The superstar is coming back to Australia, and she's bringing the incredible Tones And I with her.

It's going to be a massive tour full of music, energy, and unforgettable moments.

Don't miss your chance to see P!NK live in concert – it's going to be a summer carnival of music you'll never forget!

PINK Concert - Melbourne dates:

  • 23 - 24 February 2024
  • 12 - 13 March 2024

PINK tickets - Australia, Melbourne:

  • Tickets start from $109.49

The Rocky Horror Show Australia

    Dates: Thursday 22 February 2024 - Saturday 23 March 2024

  • Address: Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 2 hours, including 20 minute interval
  • Ages: 12+ years old
What's on in Melbourne for families (March 2024): The Rocky Horror Show Australia
What's on in Melbourne for families (March 2024): The Rocky Horror Show Australia

The phenomenal Rocky Horror Show is back by popular demand in 2024!

This electrifying rock 'n' roll musical is a wild adventure filled with timeless classics like the Time Warp. With rave reviews and sold-out shows, this is the boldest bash of them all!

Don't miss out on the rockiest ride of your life – grab your tickets and get ready to party!

The Rocky Horror Show Tickets:

  • Tickets start from $69.90

Silvers Circus Melbourne 2024

    Dates: Wednesday 03 January 2024 - Sunday 24 March 2024

  • Address: Bata Shoe Grounds / Silvers Circus / Glenview Park Racecourse, Mornington / Pakenham / Traralgon East
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Melbourne (January 2024 - March 2024): Silvers Circus - Mornington, Pakenham, Traralgon East
What's on in Melbourne (January 2024 - March 2024): Silvers Circus - Mornington, Pakenham, Traralgon East

Prepare to be amazed by some of the most fantastic family fun in Melbourne! Silvers Circus is bringing together an extraordinary lineup of world-renowned artists, mind-blowing Las Vegas-style illusions, and dazzling production techniques that will keep the whole family on the edge of their seats.

Silvers Circus dates & locations:

  • 03 January 2024 - 04 February 2024: Mornington, VIC
  • 09 February 2024 - 03 March 2024: Pakenham, VIC
  • 08 March 2024 - 24 March 2024: Traralgon East, VIC

Silvers Circus tickets:

  • Adult ticket: from $39.18
  • Junior ticket (2-12 years old): from $28.99
  • Babies and toddlers (under 2 years): FREE

Ballroom Blitz Show Melbourne

    Dates: Sunday 24 March 2024

  • Address: The Palms at Crown, Level 3, Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Ages: 6+ years old
What's on Melbourne March 2024: Ballroom Blitz Show
What's on Melbourne March 2024: Ballroom Blitz Show

Get ready to be dazzled by Ballroom Blitz, an electrifying dance show in Melbourne, for one night only!

Choreographed by the sensational Aric Yegudkin from Dancing with the Stars, this show combines the grace of traditional ballroom dance with modern cutting-edge choreography, resulting in a spellbinding display of skill and passion.

With stunning costumes, dynamic lighting, and a live band, Ballroom Blitz is set to ignite the stage and captivate audiences.

Book tickets today to be amazed and inspired by the limitless possibilities of dance in this unforgettable experience!

Ballroom Blitz Tickets:

  • Adult (16+ years old): from $89.90
  • Child (3-15 years old): from $79.90
  • Concession: from $84.90
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children): from $80 per person
  • Group (8+ people): from $80 per person

WICKED Musical: Melbourne Shows

    Dates: Wednesday 13 March 2024 - Sunday 31 March 2024

  • Address: Regent Theatre, 191 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 2 hrs 45 mins (including a 20-min intermission)
  • Ages: 8+ years old
Easter 2024 event ideas for families: WICKED the musical in Melbourne
Easter 2024 event ideas for families: WICKED the musical in Melbourne

🌟 Ready for a magical journey to the enchanting world of WICKED the musical in Melbourne, Australia?

WICKED is a twist on the Oz tale you thought you knew! Before Dorothy, there was a green-skinned girl and a sparkly blonde. Watch their epic friendship and adventure tale filled with laughter, tears, and powerful tunes!

Winner of many awards, WICKED promises an unforgettable musical ride for the whole family. Book your tickets today to see the magic behind the good and the 'wicked'! 🎭✨🎶

Tickets for WICKED the musical in Melbourne:

  • Standard Ticket starts from $85
  • Children under 2 years old: FREE (on a lap)

The Gruffalo's Child

    Dates: Sunday 31 March 2024 - Thursday 04 April 2024

  • Address: Athenaeum Theatre One, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 55 minutes
  • Ages: 4+ years old
What's on Easter school holidays Melbourne 2024: The Gruffalo's Child show
What's on Easter school holidays Melbourne 2024: The Gruffalo's Child show

Get ready for a magical adventure with The Gruffalo's Child, sequel to the beloved The Gruffalo!

Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, this musical theatre adaptation is full of songs, laughs, physical theatre, puppets and scary fun.

Don't miss out on this charming show these Melbourne school holidays!

The Gruffalo's Child Show Tickets:

  • Tickets start from $34
  • Children 2 years & under: FREE on the lap

Riverdance Melbourne 2024

    Dates: Saturday 06 April 2024 - Monday 08 April 2024

  • Address: Margaret Court Arena, Olympic Blvd, Melbourne VIC 3001
  • Ages: All ages
What's on Melbourne April school holidays 2024: Riverdance Dancing Show
What's on Melbourne April school holidays 2024: Riverdance Dancing Show

Experience the electrifying Riverdance Melbourne Show like never before!

This incredible performance, known for its Grammy-winning music and mesmerizing Irish and international dancing, has been completely reimagined for its anniversary.

This show promises to be a thrilling spectacle for the whole family, so don't miss your chance to witness the magic of the Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show!

Riverdance Melbourne Tickets:

  • Tickets start from $89.45

Marvel Universe Live: Melbourne 2024

    Dates: Friday 12 April 2024 - Monday 15 April 2024

  • Address: Rod Laver Arena, 200 Batman Ave, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes, incl. intermission
  • Ages: All ages
Things to do in Melbourne Easter / April school holidays 2024: Marvel Universe Live show
Things to do in Melbourne Easter / April school holidays 2024: Marvel Universe Live show

Get ready for an epic live showdown in Marvel Universe Live in Melbourne, featuring mind-blowing special effects, high-flying stunts, and stunning video projections!

This is the chance for Marvel fans of all ages to see their favourite superheroes like Spider-Man, the Avengers, and the Guardians of the Galaxy team up with Doctor Strange to stop the mischievous Loki.

They're on a mission to recover the powerful Wand of Watoomb before Loki can use it to rule Asgard and Earth.

Join Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk, and Black Widow as they face off against some of the toughest villains!

Marvel Universe Live ticket cost:

  • Standard Tickets (2+ year olds): from $35.90
  • Children under 2 years of age: FREE on the lap

Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth (Melbourne)

    Dates: Wednesday 27 March 2024 - Sunday 21 April 2024

  • Address: Athenaeum Theatre One, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Ages: 15+ year olds
Fun things to do in Melbourne with teenagers (April school holidays 2024): Sh!t-faced Shakespeare Macbeth Show
Fun things to do in Melbourne with teenagers (April school holidays 2024): Sh!t-faced Shakespeare Macbeth Show

Get ready to enjoy Shakespeare responsibly with Sh!t-faced Shakespeare - Macbeth in Melbourne. They mix Shakespeare's serious Macbeth play with a hilarious, one-of-a-kind comedy extravaganza.

With a genuinely inebriated cast member each night, you're in for a wild ride filled with laughter and tears of joy!

  • Tickets start from $35.

BBC Earth Experience in Melbourne

    Dates: Friday 27 October 2023 - Sunday 28 April 2024

  • Address: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Melbourne for families / Christmas holiday activities: BBC Earth Experience in Melbourne
What's on in Melbourne for families / Christmas holiday activities: BBC Earth Experience in Melbourne

Get ready to embark on an incredible journey across the world's seven continents at the BBC Earth Experience in Melbourne!

Narrated by the legendary David Attenborough, this immersive exhibition in Melbourne uses state-of-the-art technology and breathtaking footage from BBC Studios' Seven Worlds, One Planet.

From dazzling fireflies in North America to snub-nosed monkeys in Asia and protective cassowary fathers in Australia, you and the kids will see the Earth's wonders like never before.

Tickets for BBC Earth Experience Melbourne:

  • General Admission $39.90 per ticket

Potted Potter Australia 2024: Melbourne

    Dates: Wednesday 24 April 2024 - Sunday 05 May 2024

  • Address: Athenaeum Theatre Two, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 70 minutes
  • Ages: 6+ year olds
Fun things to do in Melbourne in April 2024: Potted Potter kids' show
Fun things to do in Melbourne in April 2024: Potted Potter kids' show

Get ready for a magical laughter-filled adventure with Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff in Melbourne!

This hilarious kids' show is perfect for everyone from age 6 to Dumbledore. Even if you're not a Harry Potter expert, you'll be in stitches as the talented performers condense all seven Harry Potter books into just 70 minutes of comedy gold.

Critics and audiences around the world love it, so bring the whole family and don't miss out on the fun!

Potted Potter - Melbourne Tickets:

  • Tickets start from $69.90
  • Not suitable for kids under 3 years of age.

The Wiggles: Wiggle Groove Tour (Melbourne)

    Dates: Saturday 06 July 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024

  • Address: Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda VIC 3182
  • Ages: Toddlers & preschoolers
Children's shows Melbourne 2024: The Wiggles, Wiggle Groove Tour
Children's shows Melbourne 2024: The Wiggles, Wiggle Groove Tour

Get ready to wiggle and groove with The Wiggles on their exciting Wiggle Groove show in Melbourne!

Join the beloved Wiggles and all their wiggly friends, like Dorothy the Dinosaur and Captain Feathersword, for a musical adventure like no other.

With catchy tunes, dance-along fun, and all your favourite Wiggles songs, this fantastic kids' show promises to be a joyous extravaganza of music and laughter for the whole family.

The Wiggles Brisbane concert tickets:

  • Tickets start from $37.71
  • Children under 12 months old: FREE (on the lap of a parent or guardian).

Beauty and the Beast - Melbourne

    Dates: Thursday 27 June 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024

  • Address: Her Majesty's Theatre, 219 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 2.5 hours (including a 20-minute interval)
  • Ages: 6+ years
Family events Melbourne 2024: Beauty and the Beast musical
Family events Melbourne 2024: Beauty and the Beast musical

"Be Our Guest" in the enchanting world of the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast in Melbourne!

Join Belle, the Beast, Gaston, and all your favourite characters as they sing and dance their way through this magical performance that kids of all ages, and adults, will enjoy.

Be prepared to be swept off your feet by the impressive talent, gorgeous costumes and set design, and, of course, the unforgettable songs. The whole family will be humming these tunes long after the show!

Beauty and the Beast Melbourne tickets

  • Tickets start from $60
  • Infants under the age of 2: FREE on a parent's lap

Andy and the Odd Socks - Melbourne Show

    Dates: Friday 24 January 2025 - Saturday 25 January 2025

  • Address: Hamer Hall, 100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank VIC 3004
  • Ages: All ages
Kids' and family shows in Melbourne in January 2025: Andy and the Odd Socks
Kids' and family shows in Melbourne in January 2025: Andy and the Odd Socks

Get ready for a super fun and exciting kids' show with Andy and the Odd Socks in Melbourne!

These cool characters from the TV series are hitting the live stage to entertain families of all ages.

Join Andy and his quirky sock friends as they bring a mix of catchy songs, hilarious antics, and a positive message to be proud of who you are.

Don't miss out one of the most popular live music shows for kids!

Tickets for Andy and the Odd Socks:

  • Tickets start from $50.60
  • Babies (under 18 months): FREE on the knee of a paying adult

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