Friday, September 23, 2011

School Holiday Fun at Docklands! Animal Farm, Ferry Unveiling, World Record Attempt on Ice & Wonderland Fun Park Childrens Festival!

Looking for some fun these school holidays?
Docklands has it all!

Here are some great events & ideas happening around the area these coming weeks:

Animal Farm

The animal farm is returning to Harbour Town Shopping Centre these school holidays. Many of your favourite furry little friends including piglets, calves, chickens, rabbits and lambs will be in the farmyard looking for a big cuddle and a pat. Don't forget to bring your camera along to get some great photos with the animals and best thing is it's FREE!!

When: Saturday 24th September - Saturday 8th October, 11.00am until 3.00pm daily.
Where: Harbour Town Shopping centre
Click here for more information.

Ice-skating World Record Attempt

Get behind the last man standing and help smash the current record for the Longest Conga Line. Head out on the ice with Australia's first Winter Olympic gold medalist Steven Bradbury who will be leading the conga line.

If you are a bit shakey on the ice, take advantage of the free beginners ice skating lessons every day of the school holidays, held four times a day!
Check the website for times and make sure you get there early as places are limited.

When: Saturday 24 September, on the ice at 12.30pm for a 1pm start.
Where: Medibank Icehouse, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands, Rink 2
Click here for more information.

World Class Ferry Unveiling

Witness the unveiling of a new, world class ferry!
The much-loved MV Queenscliff, the pride of the Queenscliff to Sorrento ferry fleet, has undergone a multi million dollar facelift, and will for the first time travel to Melbourne to be officially unveiled at Waterfront City, Docklands.

Originally expected to arrive by Saturday, weather has pushed the event back to Sunday, meaning there will be even more activities pushed into one huge fun filled day for the family!

Some of the events include:
- An appearance by Thomas the Tank Engine
- Face painting
- Jumping castle
- Wine tasting
- Showbag giveaways
- Live performances
- Plus, so much more!

Where: Waterfront City, Docklands
When: 25 September, 10am-4pm
Click here for more information

Wonderland Fun Park Children's Festival

Wonderland Fun Park presents the amazing and hilarious Children’s Festival "LET'S PLAY" featuring The Incredibubble Show (as seen on Australia's Got Talent), Lindi Jane and Snap Crocodilous (from The Kakadu Club), magic shows, fairy and pirate stories, and special guests Shrek's Princess Fiona & Swap Fairy.

Ride the Dodgem Cars, Dragon Flyer, Wacky Worm Roller Coaster, Grand Carousel, Bee Ride, The Crazy Wave and the Bungee Jumping Trampolines.

Wonderland Fun Park is a fabulous way to spend a fun filled day with family and friends, and caters to children of all ages in a safe and enclosed area.

When: Saturday 24 September to Sunday 9 October, 11am, 1pm & 3pm daily
Where: Wonderland Fun Park, 120 Pearl River Road, Harbour Town Shopping Centre, Docklands
Open 11am daily on weekends, school and public holidays.
Click here for more information.

Kids Eat Free
Save your pennies these holidays with a great family friendly deal!
Kids up to age of 12 years receive a free kids meal with every paying adult!

Valid Monday to Thursday, lunch and dinner

Participating “Kids Eat Free” restaurants at Docklands include BlueFire Churrascaria Grill, plus Grill 66 Steakhouse & Wine Bar.
Click here for more information and for terms and conditions.


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