How to make the most of (what’s left of) the school holidays

On the lookout for fun things to do with the rest of your school holidays? Look no further.

We’ve rounded up some of the finest family events taking place across Oz this summer, with everything from giant slip ‘n’ slides to Aladdin the Musical. What more could you possibly need?

Here are the best summer events happening near you during the rest of the school holidays…



Slide The Square at Fed Square …the definition of good times in summer

KOOZA by Cirque du Soleil …combining all the best qualities of humour, acrobatics and heartfelt emotion

Room On The Broom …a magical musical adaptation of a classic

Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies …fun, refreshing and outdoor

Wind In The Willows …lovely and outdoor at Melbourne Royal Botanical Gardens

Silver Circus …Las Vegas style illusions with seriously impressive production

Air Play …a unique show with circus surprises

Mister Maker …ideal for small kids with big imaginations



So Frenchy So Chic …a must for lovers of fine food and music

The Funatorium: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party …putting a silly spin on the classic children’s tale

Illawarra Hawks …NSW basketball dominate the WIN Entertainment Centre

Aladdin The Musical …Disney’s hit Broadway Musical is wowing theater-goers in Sydney

Wind In the Willows …(also) lovely and outdoor at Sydney Royal Botanical Gardens

St George OpenAir Cinema …the only way to see a movie in summer

Big Bash League …the beating heart of Aussie cricket season

Sydney Festival …an absolute must for fans of theatre and arts



Brisbane Heat …all the action in the BBL

Gigs at Riverstage …catch Passenger, Alexisonfire and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds during the school holidays

For even more listings, head over to our music, sports, theatre and family listings.