Winter School Holiday Activities in the West

There are heaps of awesome activities to enjoy in the West these winter school holidays, with something for kids of all ages. Find out what’s on near you!

Winter School Holiday Activities in the West

Active Holidays

Various dates

Enjoy an active school holiday this winter with two weeks of FREE activities for children aged 3 to 18 years! The Active Holidays program includes a whole heap of ‘come and try’ sessions for sports including AFL, disc golf, dance, hockey, lacrosse, lawn bowls, Yoga, and plenty more.

Registrations open 7 days before most sessions – with some open now for booking.

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Winter Street Party

Friday 28 June

Kick off the school holidays with a bang at the Winter Street Party!

This much loved annual event is back at Werribee City Centre from 4pm on Friday 28 June, offering a whole lotta wintery fun including fire shows, street performers, interactive art installations, marshmallow toasting, live entertainment, kids’ activities and more.

Whether you’re up for a cosy dinner or prefer to grab a bite on the go, businesses will be open late with special offers and delicious winter dishes to indulge.

Rug up and watch Werribee transform into a winter wonderland!

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Dinos at Werribee Open Range Zoo

29 March – 14 July 2024

Something big has arrived at Werribee Open Range Zoo!

Dinos at the Zoo features an incredible trail of large animatronic dinosaurs brought to life in the zoo.

Kids will get the chance to become palaeontologists for the day, brushing away sand to uncover hidden treasures, navigating around volcanoes, delighting their taste buds with dino-themed Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and more!

Even better? Kids under 16 are free throughout the school holidays!

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Wyndham Harbour Craft Market

Sunday 30 June

Head down to the harbour for an extraordinary market experience set against a backdrop of stunning palm trees! Explore an array of captivating stalls from local makers and creators, plus gourmet food vendors.

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Firefly Night Market

Saturday 6 July

The Firefly Night Market is back at Penrose Place in Tarneit this winter! Soak up the buzz as you explore market stalls, live music, cultural performances, interactive art and more.

With more than 70 market stalls to explore and a vibrant lineup of entertainment to take to the stage, including LED performances and a fire show, there is something for all ages.

Indulge in scrumptious bites and tasty treats from a selection of food trucks or escape the crowds and chill out in the chai tent with an aromatic cuppa.

Rug up and enjoy a wonderful night with family and friends while supporting local businesses.

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The Listies: Make Some Noise

Monday 8 July

A comedy show for the kids and ‘kidults’ alike, The Listies are sure to make you laugh when their Make Some Noise show hits Wyndham Cultural Centre! There’ll be silly songs, stupid sketches, and a ton of chaos – don’t miss it!

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