Are you looking for some activities to do in the ACT during the winter holidays? We have put together some suggestions your kids will love listed below.

Megafauna: Myths & legends

Date & Time: Friday 1 – Sunday 31 July | 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location:  Australian National Botanic Gardens Clunies Ross Street, Acton 2601

Step back in time on this family adventure trail to meet the enormous creatures that inspired myths and legends, art and culture.

Let your imagination run wild and daydream about what it must have been like to live with these gigantic animals.

Expand your adventure and explore the Gardens by night at our ticketed MEGAfauna afterDARK events

For more information click here.

Christmas in July

Date & Time: Thursday 30 June – Sunday 3 July | Thursday 4:00pm – 11:00pm, Friday – Saturday 4:00pm – 11:00pm & Sunday 10:00am – 8:00pm
Location:  Parkes Place Lawns, King Edward Terrace Parkes 2600

Bringing the spirit of the most beautiful French-European Winter Christmas Festival to Australia. 4 Days of Food, melted cheese, mulled wine, artisan creations, live entertainment, street shows and concerts. Free to attend.

For more information click here.

The National Dinosaur Museum

Date & Time: Daily | 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location:  6 Gold Creek Road, Nicholls 2913

Discover one of the biggest permanent collections of interactive dinosaurs in Australia and get up close to the skeletons and fossils.

For more information click here. 

Canberra Glassworks

Date & Time: Wednesday – Sunday | 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location:  11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604

They offer a variety of Creative Workshops, including glass blowing, flame working, cold working, engraving, bead making, kiln forming and casting for all different levels of ability. 

For more information click here.

Yarralumla Play Station

Date & Time:  Monday – Friday – 8:30am to 4:30pm | Saturday & Sunday – 8:00am to 5:30pm
Location:  9 Pescott Lane Yarralumla 2600

The Yarralumla Play Station is home to the Weston Park Miniature Railway, Lake Walter Miniature Golf courses and Mini Farm Friends. 

For more information click here.