Kids Events and Festivals Melbourne

KIDS EVENTS AND FESTIVALS MELBOURNE 2019

This year we have put together a calendar of events and festivals for kids (or ones that are kid-friendly) around Melbourne and Victoria for 2019.

Our calendar of Kids Events and Festivals Melbourne 2019 gives you an ongoing list (updated throughout the year) of things to  see and do with your children in and around Melbourne town. Think food festivals, concerts, plays, markets, classes, museums and more. If you’re looking for general things to see and do with the kids, we’ve also included a little list for you below.

Is there an event or festival you’d like to see added to this list? Please email: info@decisivecravings.com.au for more information.

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Other Ongoing Things To See/Do

Melbourne Aquarium

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) KIDS

Collingwood Children’s Farm

Heide Museum of Modern Art 

Luna Park

Lego Land Discovery Centre 

Melbourne Museum

Scienceworks

Immigration Museum

Melbourne Zoo

State Library of Victoria

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

 

 

 KIDS EVENTS AND FESTIVALS MELBOURNE 2019

 

JANUARY 

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – January 14th – 16th, 2019  (Melbourne Exhibition Centre)

South Melbourne Night Market – January 10th – February 28th, 2019 (Thursdays from 5:30pm)

Wings Over Wetlands – On until January 18th, 2019 (Parkville)

State Library of Victoria Free Film Screening: Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory – January 25th, 2019 (CBD)

Little Chefs Cooking Classes – On until January 25th, 2019 (Melbourne Docklands)

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – January 24th – 26th, 2019 (Coburg)

Queen Vic Summer Night Market – On until March 20th, 2019 (CBD)

Julian Opie: Studio for Kids – On until February 17th, 2019 (Southbank)

Melbourne Museum School Holiday Activities – On until January 29th, 2019 (Carlton)

Scienceworks School Holiday Activities – On until January 29th, 2019 (Spotswood)

Kids Can Cook Cooking Classes – On until January 25th, 2019 (CBD)

Ripponlea Estate Alice in Wonderland – On until January 27th, 2019 (Ripponlea)

Sand in the City – On until May 19th, 2019 (Geelong)

Barefoot Cinema – On until February 16th (Ripponlea Estate)

 

 

FEBRUARY 

Lygon Street Multicultural Festival – February 2nd, 2019 (Carlton)

Mums and Bubs Zero Waste Swap – Fberuary 3rd, 2019 (Highett)

Sustainable Living Festival – February 1st – 28th, 2019 (Birrarung Marr)

St Kilda Festival – February 10th, 2019 (St Kilda)

Barefoot Cinema – On until February 16th (Ripponlea Estate)

Julian Opie: Studio for Kids – On until February 17th, 2019 (Southbank)

Apollo Bay Seafood Festival 2019 (Kids Program runs 11am-6pm) – February 15th – 17th, 2019 (Apollo Bay)

Ripponlea Estate Teddy Bear’s Picnic – February 24th, 2019 (Ripponlea)

Queen Vic Summer Night Market – On until March 20th, 2019 (CBD)

South Melbourne Night Market – On until February 28, 2019 (Thursdays from 5:30pm)

Sand in the City – On until May 19th, 2019 (Geelong)

 

MARCH 

Melbourne Moonlight Cinema – On until March 31st, 2019 (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Moomba Festival 2019 – March 8th – 11th, 2019 (Alexandra Gardens and Birrarung Marr)

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival for Kids – March 8th – 24th, 2019 (various locations)

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – March 7th – 11th, 2019 (Caulfield)

Mussel Festival – March 9th – 10th, 2019 (South Melbourne Market)

Queen Vic Summer Night Market – On until March 20th, 2019 (CBD)

Dandenong World Fare – March 24th, 2019 (Dandenong)

Fed in French – March 29th – 31st, 2019 (Federation Square)

Sand in the City – On until May 19th, 2019 (Geelong)

 

 

APRIL 

Fair@Square Lifestyle Festival – April 6th – 7th, 2019 (Federation Square)

KaBloom Festival of Flowers – April 6th – 28th, 2019 (Silvan)

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – April 24th – 28th, 2019 (Cheltenham)

Sand in the City – On until May 19th, 2019 (Geelong)

 

 

MAY 

Sand in the City – On until May 19th, 2019 (Geelong)

 

JUNE 

Australian Ballet: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – June 8th – 22nd, 2019 (Arts Centre Melbourne)

Skating At Festival – June 21st – July 14th, 2019 (St Kilda)

Brickman Cities Powered by Lego – June 14th – August 4th, 2019 (Spotswood)

Seeds Winter Soup Festival – June 30th, 2019 (Brunswick)

Zoorassic Werribee Open Range Zoo –  On until July 14th, 2019 (Werribee)

Dino Park Melbourne Zoo – On until July 14th, 2019 (Parkville)

 

JULY

Bastille Day French Festival – July 12th – 13th, 2019 (Federation Square)

Brickman Cities Powered by Lego – On until August 4th, 2019 (Spotswood)

Skating At Festival – On until July 14th, 2019 (St Kilda)

Zoorassic Werribee Open Range Zoo –  On until July 14th, 2019 (Werribee)

Dino Park Melbourne Zoo – On until July 14th, 2019 (Parkville)

Winter Wonderlights – June 29th – July 21st, 2019 (Ballarat)

 

AUGUST

Little Seeds – Early Years Nature Play and Gardening Program – August 2nd – 16th (South Yarra)

Brickman Cities Powered by Lego – On until August 4th, 2019 (Spotswood)

Baby, Kids & Mama Makers Market – August 4th, 2019 (Mornington)

[For parents] Sustainable Parenting: Tips from a Zero Waste Family – August 8th, 2019 (Ringwood)

Outdoor Escapades – A Forest School Adventure for Families – August 24th, 2019 (South Yarra)

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Melbourne Fringe Festival – September 12 – 19, 2019 (Various locations)

Tesselaar Tulip Festival – September 14th – October 13th, 2019 (Silvan, Victoria)

Sunshine Lantern Festival – September 15th, 2019 (Sunshine)

Royal Melbourne Show – September 21st, 2019 – October 1st, 2019 (Melbourne Showgrounds)

African Festival by Queen Vic Market – September 22nd, 2019 (CBD)

Little Food Festival – September 25th-26th, 2019 (Federation Square)

AFL Footy Festival – September 25th – 28th, 2019 (East Melbourne)

 

OCTOBER 

Royal Melbourne Show – On until October 1st, 2019 (Melbourne Showgrounds)

Melbourne International Arts Festival – October 2nd – 20th, 2019 (various locations)

Tesselaar Tulip Festival – September 14th – October 13th, 2019 (Silvan)

“Say Cheese” Prahran Market Cheese Festival – October 20th, 2019 (Prahran)

 

NOVEMBER 

Taste Festival – 2019 dates TBC (Albert Park)

Night Noodle Markets – 2019 dates TBC (CBD)

Paris To Provence – 2019 dates TBC (South Yarra)

 

DECEMBER 

Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar – 2019 dates TBC (Toorak)

Paris To Provence – 2019 dates TBC (South Yarra)

Dumbo Feather Christmas Fete –2019 dates TBC (St Kilda)

German Christmas Market – 2019 dates TBC (Fitzroy North)

French Christmas Market – 2019 dates TBC (St Kilda)

 

 

 

More events being added soon. To enquire about adding yours, email: info@decisivecravings.com.au for further information.