Here are some ideas for you and your family these school holidays.
Winterfest Medieval Fair – Parramatta Park – 2nd July to 3rd July
This sounds like a load of fun and will surely keep your kids entertained. Go back in time at Parramatta park as you watch knights in combat, marvel at the accurary of the archers (have a go yourself), and lets your kids immerse themselves in other traditional medieval activities.
Activities include medieval music, court jesters, food & drink, Arts and Crafts, Full Flights’ Falconry display, jousting, Traditional Archery (open for all), Sword displays, Craft Markets & Stalls, Kids Games & activities, the Full Flight Birds of Prey Display.
Take out that old medieval costume that you have in the back of the wardrobe as there are prizes for the best medieval costume.
Admission is as follows:
Adults – $15
Children – $10
Under 5 – Free
Group and School Rates
Drive in Cinema at Randwick
Forgot thoroughbred racing, the Randwick Racecourse has been transformed into a perfect night out for the family. Bringing back the days of old, when the drive-in was an institution and a way of life. Now you can relive those days and enjoy the magic from the comfort of your own car.
Pack some food and dont forget the blankets and pillows. The Sydney Racecourse drive-in is the perfect entertainment for families as well as couples and groups of friends. It makes for a memorable night out.
Power House Museum – Play at the Playhouse Winter School Holiday Program:
Oikodome: Building Architects 2nd -18th July, 10am-4pm
If you’re child likes building stuff, Oikodome (pronounced EE-KO-DO-MA) is an experience guaranteed to delight. Budding engineers, builders and architects will love the ability to build their own designs from cardboard rolls and flexible nodes made especially for this project. There are endless possible structures with this system.Oikodome is aimed at children aged four and over.
City of Sydney Libraries
The city of sydney is trying to dispel the myth that libraries are not fun. Check them out as they always have activities for kids.
There are 10 libraries that are linked to the City of Sydney libraries. These are as are:
- Customs House Library
- Glebe Library
- Green Square Library
- Haymarket Library
- Kings Cross Library
- Newtown Library
- Paddington Library
- Surry Hills Library
- Ultimo Library
- Waterloo Library
With this many libraries, you are sure to find something to please the kids!