School Holiday Activities

There are some great family friendly activities on during the school holidays on the Mornington Peninsula. Check the dates to see which school holidays the activities relate to. You can also find some other fun ideas on the Things To Do pages.


School Holiday Activities


Animal Story Time at Rain Hayne & Shine Farmyard
Join the animals as they tell a well known children's story and watch the children act in the story with (...)
Daily at 11am & 3pm
New Years Eve @ Dromana 3 Drive In
Welcome 2018 with 'family & friends' at the iconic Dromana 3 Drive In, entertaining generations of movie (...)
31 DEC 2017 to 1 JAN 2018
Silvers Circus
Silvers circus presents a line up of stunning international artists, Las Vegas style illusions and captivating (...)
3 JAN 2018 to 28 JAN 2018
Junior Ranger Program at The Briars - After-dark Wildlife Walks
Take a night bushwalk with Ranger Fi in The Briars Wildlife Sanctuary to search for kangaroos, wallabies, (...)
January 4th, 9th, 10th, 11th 15th & 16th
Junior Ranger Program at The Briars - Nature's Treasure Hunt
Junior Ranger program for 6-10 year olds Join Ranger Fi for a fun summer orienteering challenge in The (...)
Fri 5th, Mon 8th Wed 10th, Fri 12th Tue 16th and Wed 17th January
Junior Ranger Program at The Briars - Briars Bush Fairies
Come along on a magical mission and discover what The Briars fairies get up to in the warm summer months. (...)
Tuesday 9th & Thursday 18th January 2018
Sunset Cinema @ Mornington Racecourse
Attend a fun filled night of family activity at the Mornington Racecourse on Friday 12th January at the (...)
Friday 12th January 2018 - movie commences 7pm
Barefoot Cinema Arthur's Seat
Perched atop the spectacular Arthurs Seat, Seawinds Gardens is an amazing venue for Barefoot Cinema. (...)
Shows nightly from 12th January, excluding Monday 22nd January
Shakespeare in the Vines at Crittenden Estate
Essential Theatre is proud to be celebrating their 16th summer of Shakespeare in the Vines, a tour of (...)
14 JAN 2018 to 14 JAN 2018
School Holiday Workshop: Sea Creatures Rock!
Use collage, coloured paper, found imagery, textas and pencils to create a magical wonderland that you (...)
Tuesday 16 January, 10am-12pm, ages 5-8, adult co-creator required; Wednesday 17 January, 10am-12pm, ages 9-12, adult co-creator welcome but not required
Connecting to Boon Wurrung Culture
Discover the importance of the environment and connection to country for the Boon Wurrung people and (...)
16 JAN 2018 to 17 JAN 2018
The Boy Who Loved Tiny Things
Part performance, part museum, The Boy Who Loved Tiny Things invites families to slow down and spend (...)
17 JAN 2018 to 18 JAN 2018
Portsea Celebrity Open Day
A fun day for all -Free music and entertainment on the deck all day -Food & beverages all day -Celebrity (...)
Sunday 21st January 2018
School Holidays Workshop: VCE Folio Development Workshop: Standing on the shoulders of giants!
Respond to artworks on display, gather ideas and expand your own thinking. Explore other artists' (...)
3-day workshop 22-24 January (22 Jan at MPRG, 23 & 24 Jan at The Corner Youth Artspace, Mornington)
Mornington Peninsula Boat & Fishing Festival
The inaugural two-day festival will feature fishing and boating displays, demonstrations and advice, (...)
Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th January 2018
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