The July school holidays mean you are half way through the year and it is the perfect chance to take a break and enjoy some time together as a family. Even if the weather is a bit cooler there is still plenty to see a do.
We are looking forward to:
Van Gogh and the Seasons, NGV’s Winter Masterpiece exhibition for 2017, runs until the 9th of July so make sure to visit the NGV in the first week of the holidays. The gallery also runs great kids programs throughout the holidays.
Families High Tea with the Teeny Tiny Stevies
Arts Centre Melbourne’s Jazz High Tea introduces a family friendly edition with a delicious High Tea accompanied by live music from the Teeny Tiny Stevies whose music is fun and always hides a practical message. Two sessions on Sunday 9 July at 11am and 2:30pm.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
The perfect outing for this time of year, see underwater creatures from all over the world without leaving the aquarium. Make your visit extra special with a Behind the Scenes + Glass Bottom Boat Tour.
Other July Events
It’s getting to the pointy end of the AFL season, July features rounds 15 to 19 of the year and it’s not a game any more with finals only two months away. The mid-winter weather doesn’t scare these boys and you will see them in action rain, hail or shine, just make sure you are in the stands to cheer them on.
July AFL Fixture:
- 1 July – Western Bulldogs V West Coast Eagles – Etihad Stadium
- 1 July – Carlton V Adelaide Crows – MCG
- 2 July – Essendon V Brisbane Lions – Etihad Stadium
- 2 July – Hawthorn V Collingwood – MCG
- 8 July – Collingwood V Essendon – MCG
- 8 July – St Kilda V Richmond – Etihad Stadium
- 9 July – North Melbourne V Fremantle – Etihad Stadium
- 9 July – Carlton V Melbourne – MCG
- 14 July – St Kilda V Essendon – Etihad Stadium
- 15 July – Geelong Cats V Hawthorn – MCG
- 16 July – Richmond V Brisbane Lions – Etihad Stadium
- 16 July – Carlton V Western Bulldogs – MCG
- 22 July – Essendon V North Melbourne – Etihad Stadium
- 22 July – Melbourne V Port Adelaide – MCG
- 23 July – Richmond V GWS Giants – MCG
- 23 July – Collingwood V West Coast Eagles – Etihad Stadium
- 28 July – Hawthorn V Sydney Swans – MCG
- 29 July – Carlton V Geelong Cats – Etihad Stadium
- 30 July – Western Bulldogs V Essendon – Etihad Stadium
- 30 July – Collingwood V Adelaide Crows – MCG
Aladdin The Musical
April to July
It’s your last chance to see this Tony Award winning feel-good family musical based off the 1992 Disney musical at Her Majestys Theatre.