Schools out! How to Spend School Holidays in Newmarket

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Another term finished means another two weeks of searching for things to do to keep the kids entertained. Luckily for you, Newmarket is home to an array of exciting activities that’ll keep your minis busy all holiday long. So, let them wave goodbye to boredom, and say hello to days filled with fun, creativity and unforgettable experiences in Newmarket.

Where to eat

Whether your children have the patience for a sit-down meal or you're after a convenient and quick dining choice, Newmarket has something for the whole family.

What to do

Catch a movie together

Enjoy some quiet time by taking the kids to see new releases the whole family will love. Screening throughout the school holidays at both Event Cinema & Rialto.

Pinot and Picasso kid-friendly classes

Try something different these school holidays and make some memorable moments. Let your child's imagination run wild by saying goodbye to screen time and hello to kid-friendly play at Pinot and Picasso. With a wide variety of artworks, this activity is perfect for budding artists who love getting stuck into it. Starting from $39, the kids will thank you for thinking up such a creative and memorable day. 

Coin Singing Booth

Have a performer in the making? Let them sing their hearts out at Coin Singing Booth. You’ll be free from the noise and they’ll be able to sing like they’ve sold out a concert - a win-win for both. 

VR Voom

From escape rooms to VR headset adventures, they’ll step into a world of entertainment and adventure. VR Voom is the ultimate destination for hours of immersive fun. 


Enjoy a day full to the brim of exciting games, interactive experiences and special holiday offers. To make the day last even longer, if you load your card with $60 of credit you'll get an additional $30 added to spend!

Catfe Mao

Cuddle up with some furry friends at Catfe Mao. With tickets starting at $25, you'll be able to enjoy a hot or cold drink while playing with the cutest cats Newmarket has to offer. And if you fall in love with one in particular, they also have an adoption service so you can call them your own.

Westfield Kids Pass

If your kids are eager to experience a variety of activities, Westfield Newmarket offers a fantastic Kids Pass which includes a kids cinema ticket for Event cinemas, a $20 game card for Archie Brothers, a kids meal at Downlow, and a scoop of ice cream from Island Gelato, all bundled together for just $40. It's the perfect way to keep the kids entertained throughout the day!