Melbourne Festival is Melbourne’s flagship cultural event, providing an unparalleled feast of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia and outdoor events from renowned and upcoming Australian and International companies and artists.
Our top 3 events for families
– Pepper the Monkey and the Rainbow circus | Fri 24 Oct | Melbourne Recital Centre |$20, Family Pack $45 | Families.
An interactive and immersive marvel of orchestral theatre, Pepper the Monkey is a delightful way to introduce your child to the wonders of classical music.
– Primo | Wed 15 – Sun 19 Oct | Art Play | $15 | 2-5 years.
In a brightly lit, clear-sided pool, two dancers jump, twirl and float, their arms and legs a whirl of bubbles and colour. Pressing their faces to the windows, the pint-sized audience will find themselves transported, carried away on strange tides into a world of underwater adventures.
– Carrousel des Moutons | Fri 10 – Sun 12 Oct | Arts Centre Melbourne | $39 / $29, Family Pack $99 | 3+ years.
Carrousel des Moutons is a spellbinding mix of circus, acrobatics, illusion and piano music from world-renowned performance duo Dirk Van Boxelaere and Fien Van Herwegen.