School holidays in Stonnington

Published on 16 December 2021

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It’s school holiday time and the City of Stonnington has loads of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

From films in parks to arts and crafts – there is plenty to discover in Stonnington during summer. Some of the highlights include:

Summer lights and Christmas Brights

Central Park will be home to an Insta-worthy series of neon characters on display for ten days of Summer Lights and Christmas Brights (15-24 December).

Venture through the gardens with your family and friends and discover these fun and playful installations, lighting up the gardens from dusk.

Family movie afternoons

Starting Sunday, 9 January 2022, we're excited to present Green Screen – a free sustainability focused, family friendly film series!

Over four weekends in January in Malvern Gardens and Central Park, enjoy a selection of films in some of our most beautiful parks and gardens. View films and locations.

Backyard Cricket

Play Backyard Cricket and help support education. National Backyard Cricket is an opportunity to take time out with your family and friends to enjoy a game of cricket in your backyard, in your street, at the beach or your local sports ground, while raising funds to level the global playing field in education. Register your team.

Family fun at Phoenix Park

Get moving together, stay connected, break up the weekly routine and most of all to have fun with these exercise sessions. Register here.

Hit the books

Visit our libraries or enjoy one of our Christmas Story times in the Square.

During summer, Stonnington Libraries are taking part in the Big Summer Read program to keep kids (0-18 years) reading over summer and keep their literacy levels up over summer. Keep track of your reading (or listening) and have fun at the same time with the Beanstack app. Download the app.

Festive crafts

Venture to Prahran Square 21 and 23 December from 10-11am to make a fun festive badge with our friends at The Windsor Workshop. It’s fun for the whole family! Bookings essential.

Youth activities

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