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Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, 17 September to  2 October 2016

Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, 17 September to 2 October 2016

Now in its seventh year the annual City of Greater Dandenong Children’s Festival is celebrating a magical theme.

Families are invited to let their imaginations run wild over the school holidays, with a series of free and low cost events happening across the city from 22 September to 7 October.

The festival features exciting and interactive programs, activities, performances, workshops, exhibitions and events for the whole family.

The headline event of the Children’s Festival is the Little Day Out for BIG Imaginations a free family event where everybody is encouraged to let their imaginations run wild. Little Day Out is on Sunday 30 September, from 11am-4pm, at Noble Park’s Ross Reserve. 

Events Slideshow

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Dandenong Oasis Open Day – Children’s Festival
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Saturday, 22 September 2018   12pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and enjoy some free activities and giveaways...
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Hot Shots Tennis Open Day – Children’s Festival
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Sunday, 23 September 2018   10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along with your friends and family to enjoy a fun day of tennis...
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Tennis Hot Shots  - Children's Festival
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Monday, 24 September 2018   10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children are invited to this indoor Tennis program that the perfect way into get into tennis...
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Stardust Cupcakes Workshop – Children’s Festival
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Monday, 24 September 2018   10:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can show off their creativity by decorating their own delicious cupcakes at this fun workshop at Jan Wilson Community Centre...
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Deckchair Movie: Alice in Wonderland (PG)
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Monday, 24 September 2018   12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Alice in Wonderland (PG) on the Urban Screen...
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Monday, 24 September 2018   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
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Dream Puppet Show - Children's Festival
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Monday, 24 September 2018   2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to Springvale Library and enjoy this mesmerising puppet show...
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Kid's Bootcamp– Children’s Festival
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018   10:30am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along to our beautiful club and enjoy a kids fitness class with one of our fabulous trainers!
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Magical Disco - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018   10:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can show off their dancing skills at a fun disco/karaoke party at Jan Wilson Community Centre...
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Shorter Cuts Film Festival
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018   12pm
For one day only we will be showcasing the awesome talents of some emerging filmmakers both local and international - with a free screening on the Urban Screen in Harmony Square...
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Deckchair Movie: FernGully: The Last Rainforest (G)
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018   12:45pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of FernGully: The Last Rainforest (G) on the Urban Screen...
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Pool Party – Children’s Festival
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join in the pool party with games and activities...
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
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Basketball - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 26 September 2018   10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and enjoy learning basic basketball skills in a fun way.
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Children’s Spring Gardening Morning – Children’s Festival
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Wednesday, 26 September 2018   10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can come along and plant something to take home for their garden and watch it grow...
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Magician – Children’s Festival
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Wednesday, 26 September 2018   10:30am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and visit the new Heatherton Road Activity Node for some live magic...
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Leprechaun Hunt – Children’s Festival
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Wednesday, 26 September 2018   11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join the Level Crossing Removal Authority to help find the Leprechaun and all the gold coins he has dropped...
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Deckchair Movie: Where the Wild Things Are (PG)
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Wednesday, 26 September 2018   12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Where the Wild Things Are (PG) on the Urban Screen...
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 26 September 2018   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
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Introduction to Tiny Ballerina Classes (2-4 year olds)
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children are invited to come and enjoy a fun creative ballet class for preschool aged children...
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Hey Presto Pizza – Children’s Festival
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   10:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can learn to top pita bread with their favourite veggies to make delicious and healthy pizzas at Jan Wilson Community Centre...
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Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Class – Children’s Festival
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   10:45am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come and enjoy this jazz and hip hop class for school aged boys and girls...
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AFL Footy Fun Day - St Kilda FC – Children’s Festival
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join in the fun with AFL football activities and games, face painting, St Kilda FC mascot in attendance and giveaways...
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Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Class – Children’s Festival
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   11:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come and enjoy this jazz and hip hop class for school aged boys and girls...
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Deckchair Movie: Frozen (G)
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Disney's Frozen (G) on the Urban Screen...
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AFL Footy Fun Day - Melbourne FC – Children’s Festival
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join in the fun with AFL football activities and games, face painting, Melbourne FC mascot in attendance and giveaways...
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
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Mini Roos at Oasis - Children's Festival
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Thursday, 27 September 2018   4pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children of all ages are invited to come along to Dandenong Oasis and join in this fantastic come-and-try soccer program...
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Friday, 28 September 2018   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
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Little Day Out 2018
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Sunday, 30 September 2018   11am
The Children's Festival's headline event, Little Day Out will be held on Sunday 30 September at Noble Park's Ross Reserve, 11am-4pm...
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