Get ready for the Autumn School Holidays

30 Autumn School Holiday Events in Melbourne’s West

The Autumn School Holidays and Easter are just around the corner (Saturday 28 March to Monday 13 April 2020) so now’s the time to start planning your family fun in Melbourne’s west!

Zoorassic, Werribee Open Range Zoo


Joyce Watts from Melbourne’s biggest and longest-running family travel blog TOT: HOT OR NOT has compiled a list of her top 30 school holiday events and activities happening this autumn in Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Melton, Moonee Valley, Wyndham and Maribyrnong.

Some are free or low cost and some may require bookings in advance – so hop to it!


Air Playground, Scienceworks


Essendon Traffic School


Rampfest Braybrook


WYNCITY Point Cook


  • Code Camp Essendon (Mon 6 Apr – Wed 8 Apr) – during the camp, kids create and build their own game, learn about user design and the psychology of user experience.
  • The Gallery in Me Brimbank (Mon 6 Apr – Thu 10 Apr) – free school holiday visual arts program supporting kids aged 9-12 in developing tools to express their ideas, experiences and sense of self.
  • Incinerator Gallery, Aberfeldie (Tue 7 Apr & Thu 9 Apr) – children will work alongside professional artists and educators to imagine, make, create and express themselves.
  • Easter Family Fun Day, Caroline Springs (Sat 11 Apr) – the 6th annual Caroline Springs Community Easter fun day (hosted by INChurch Melbourne) will include jumping castles, face painting, petting zoo, games, BBQ and much more.

As well as these events don’t forget to check what’s on at your local library and community centre!

Zoorassic – Werribee Open Range Zoo


Joyce Watts helps families have more fun together! Her blog TOT: HOT OR NOT reviews things to do and places to go with kids in Melbourne, Regional Victoria and beyond. Sign up to her weekly newsletter here and follow her family’s adventures on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

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