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Greater Dandenong Children's Festival

Take a leap into the wild in the September school holidays at the Greater Dandenong Children’s Festival running from 17 September to 2 October

This year’s theme is nature and sustainability.

Enjoy wild arts and crafts, writing workshops, theatre, music, dance, circus, native wildlife displays, science and conservation, sports and so much more.  

Family favourite festival Little Day Out is back at Ross Reserve, Noble Park on Sunday 18 September from 11am - 4pm: a fun free day packed with activities, performances, rides and food and market stalls.

Come on an exciting adventure this school holidays and discover the natural spaces and places of Greater Dandenong and the exciting flora and fauna who live here.

Download the full printable Children's Festival Booklet - 12.5MB


We have some great extra activities for you to do this year.
Pack your movie munchies and enjoy a free outdoor movie screening.
Enter our Young Animators Competition before 4 September.