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Things to do during the school holidays

Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October

Spring school holiday events

Keeping children and teens entertained in the school holidays can be a tricky business, so we’ve done the hard work for you.

Fun at home
MCA Art Parcel

MCA Art Parcel

The the perfect off-line activity and a memorable artmaking experience to enjoy with your family
Today 12am to 1am
Mountain Goat Mountain

Mountain Goat Mountain

An audio theatre experience for families to do in their home together
Today all day

Learn

6 free educational activities for kids at home

Keep children learning through lockdown with these online programs from Sydney’s museums, galleries and festivals.

Online events

Children & family

Private virtual magic show and tricks

Private virtual magic show and tricks

Be enraptured with interactive trickery, bluffs and showmanship with your own private online magic show
Today all day
Neighbourhood Earth

Neighbourhood Earth

The ultimate space experience - combining the latest science with cutting-edge technology
Today all day
2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world in this stunning photographic exhibition.
Today 10am to 5pm
Ballet classes for children aged 2 & up

Ballet classes for children aged 2 & up

Delightful ballet class for children aged 2 years through to graded RAD syllabus
Today 12am to 8am
Barangaroo Bells

Barangaroo Bells

Experience 3 giant Christmas bell installations that will light up the waterfront!
Today 8am to 9.30pm
Black Friday at David Jones

Black Friday at David Jones

Black Friday savings start now at David Jones
Today 10am to 7pm
Canopy of Light

Canopy of Light

Transforming Pitt Street Mall
Today all day
Children's tennis classes after-school and weekends

Children's tennis classes after-school and weekends

Small group classes delivered by qualified professional tennis coaches at several inner city park locations
Today 4pm to 6pm

Belvoir Education theatre workshop

The mindful performer

Learn approaches to acting and safely embodying character with a focus on the physical self, mindfulness and healthy boundaries.

Belvoir Education theatre workshop

Building character

Learn starting points for building a character through practical activities and how to engage with professional techniques to explore performance.

Develop performance skills at home

Online theatre

Year 3-4 weekly drama classes

Year 3-4 weekly drama classes

Learn the basics of stagecraft, voice work and performance technique
4 Dec 2021
Year 7-9 weekly drama classes

Year 7-9 weekly drama classes

Take your theatre making and performance skills to the next level
Tomorrow
Year 10-12 weekly drama classes

Year 10-12 weekly drama classes

Take your individual and group performance skills to the next level
2 Dec 2021
Year 4-6 weekly drama classes

Year 4-6 weekly drama classes

Learn the basics of stagecraft, voice work and performance technique
2 Dec 2021
Year 5-6 weekly drama classes

Year 5-6 weekly drama classes

Learn the basics of stagecraft, voice work and performance technique
4 Dec 2021
Year 7-9 weekly drama classes

Year 7-9 weekly drama classes

Take your theatre making and performance skills to the next level
4 Dec 2021
Year 10-12 theatre makers weekly drama classes

Year 10-12 theatre makers weekly drama classes

Develop skills in voice and accent, physical theatre, screen acting audition technique and more
5 Dec 2021
Year 5-6 theatre makers weekly drama classes

Year 5-6 theatre makers weekly drama classes

Be involved in every step of the theatre making process from writing, acting, directing and designing
5 Dec 2021

Get crafty at home

Art & maker classes online

From drawing techniques to origami lampshades, learn new creative skills with this free series of step-by-step videos presented by experienced artists and makers.

For the little ones

Rhymetime & storytime online

Storytelling and singing to enjoy at home. Fun storytime sessions for pre-schoolers and rhymetime for 0 to 2 year-olds.