School Holiday Activities

Grab yourself some school holiday fun across the region

There are some great family friendly activities on during the school holidays on the Mornington Peninsula. Book in for a special night time walks, find kids cooking classes for primary school ages, or art classes for teenagers.

There is always farmyard fun to be had, and some really fun festivals to enjoy throughout the year. Top Tip: 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


Ian Potter Lakeside Precinct Picnic Area @ Cranbourne Gardens
Bring a picnic and join in the fun with a variety of lawn games like Giant Jenga and Tic Tac Toe at the (...)
Daily 10am - 4:30pm
ANIMALIA In Sand at Boneo Discovery Park
Sand Sculpting Australia and Boneo Discovery Park presents ANIMALIA IN SAND the world's first Sand Sculpting (...)
Wednesday 1st to Friday 31st January 2020
Summer Nature Play @ Royal Botanical Gardens, Cranbourne
Explore the trees that some of the animals in the Australian Garden call home through a range of nature (...)
Every Tuesday in January 2020
Ian Potter Lakeside Precinct Picnic Area @ Cranbourne Gardens
Bring a picnic and join in the fun with a variety of lawn games like Giant Jenga and Tic Tac Toe at the (...)
Daily 10am - 4:30pm
ANIMALIA In Sand at Boneo Discovery Park
Sand Sculpting Australia and Boneo Discovery Park presents ANIMALIA IN SAND the world's first Sand Sculpting (...)
Saturday 1st to Saturday 29th February 2020
Birds in the Australian Garden @ Cranbourne Gardens
Come along to a free walk and discover the wonderful world of the birds often spotted in the Australian (...)
Sunday 9th February 2020
ANIMALIA In Sand at Boneo Discovery Park
Sand Sculpting Australia and Boneo Discovery Park presents ANIMALIA IN SAND the world's first Sand Sculpting (...)
Sunday 1st to Tuesday 31st March 2020
A Collection of Stranger Things at MPRG
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MPRG Collection, A Collection of Stranger Things reveals a hidden (...)
Friday 6th March to Sunday 26th April 2020
Sophie Perez -The landscape in-between @ MPRG
The landscape in-between is an exhibition of new paintings by local artist Sophie Perez. Inspired by (...)
Friday 6th March to Sunday 26th April 2020
The Briars Junior Ranger - Eggstraordinary Eggs!
The Easter bandicoot may be visiting you this Easter but have you ever wondered which animals in the (...)
Tuesday 31st March and Monday 6th April
A Collection of Stranger Things at MPRG
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MPRG Collection, A Collection of Stranger Things reveals a hidden (...)
Daily until 26th April 2020
Sophie Perez -The landscape in-between @ MPRG
The landscape in-between is an exhibition of new paintings by local artist Sophie Perez. Inspired by (...)
Friday 6th March to Sunday 26th April 2020
ANIMALIA In Sand at Boneo Discovery Park
Sand Sculpting Australia and Boneo Discovery Park presents ANIMALIA IN SAND the world's first Sand Sculpting (...)
Wednesday 1st to Thursday 30th April 2020
Briars Bush Fairies and Elves
Come along on a magical mission and discover what The Briars fairies get up to in autumn. Do you (...)
Thursday 2nd April & Wednesday 8th April 2020; 10am-11am
The Gruffalo's Child at Frankston Arts Centre
The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood! If you loved The (...)
Monday 6 April 2020
Observational Collage School Holiday workshop for 9-15 year olds at MPRG
Contemporary artist Jerome will take students through the process of creating environmental observational (...)
Tuesday 7th April 2020
Screenprint workshop by MPRG: School holiday workshop for ages 13-18
Make your own t-shirt in this hands-on workshop with Jerome Rush, artist, musician and animator on the (...)
Tuesday 7th April 2020
Strange creations: School Holiday workshop for ages 5-8
Be inspired by strange things from the MPRG Collection and use pens, pencils, found images and objects (...)
Wednesday, 8th April 2020
Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus @ Frankston Arts Centre
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling (...)
Friday 10th July 2020
Frankston Arts Centre presents - Beep
Showtimes: 11am and 2pm "Forget Star Wars' BB-8 or Pixar's WALL-E, Beep is the most endearing robot (...)
Tuesday 22nd September 2020
Loose Ends - presented by Frankston Arts Centre
Makers, creators, and story lovers; dive into a theatrical adventure that feels like the magic box of (...)
Thursday 24th September 2020
Magic Beach - presented by Frankson Arts Centre
At our beach, at our magic beach! Every year, an everyday family go on a beach holiday. This isn't (...)
Monday 28th September 2020
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