Want to keep the kids entertained these school holidays without spending a small fortune?
Here is a list of some kid-friendly activities happening on the Gold Coast these school holidays that won’t break the bank.
Little clowns will be kept thoroughly entertained at the free Pacific Fairgrounds Carnival, which is taking over Pacific Fair until October 4! Enjoy a range of classic carnival games and rides like the teacup ride, Sideshow Alley crazy mirrors, bean bag toss, strongman cut outs and rubber ducky fishing ponds where kids will be able to win heaps of prizes. Plus, for a limited time only, the iconic Pacific Fair train will be returning to take children for a ride throughout The Resort. Bookings are essential.
More Information: pacificfair.com.au
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Active & Healthy Holiday Program
Fresh spring air, sunshine and laughter are the name of the game for the Active & Healthy Holiday Program these school holidays! There are so many free or low-cost activities to choose from. Whether your child loves the great outdoors or they are into art and craft, there is an activity to suit every age group and interest.
More Information: goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Robina Town Centre
Kids can create, wiggle and serve up edible masterpieces at Robina Town Centre these school holidays! There’s trolls themed ice-cream workshops at TGI Fridays, DIY bath bomb making workshops at Lush, kids can pedal their way to the perfect smoothie at Boost Juice and work on their Hula Hoop skills alongside the Rebel Sports team on The Promenade. Workshops start at $5 and online bookings are essential.
More Information: robinatowncentre.qicgre.com
Kids Take Over is back at HOTA, Home of the Arts, and these school holidays the jam-packed program is especially for kids that love stories. Children can check out Luke Jerram’s spectacular GAIA installation on the Outdoor stage, learn how to write and illustrate their own book, get creative and enjoy storytelling, dance and song at the popular kids mini-fest. Activities are low-cost or free and some require bookings.
More Information: hota.com.au
Kids can find their unique artistic style at Australia Fair these holidays with professional studio art lessons at Creative Hearts Art Gallery. There are a bunch of workshops to choose from for just $40, including clay modelling, collage art, acrylic on canvas and more.
More information: australiafair.com.au
Westfield Coomera have parents covered these school holidays with a range of free or low-cost activities to keep kids occupied. Your little one can get crafty, learn magic tricks, decorate a cupcake, relax with some cool tunes and more!
More information: westfield.com.au/coomera