Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival - Stonnington - Melbourne - Info

The Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival returns for its eighth year with a program packed full of intimate performances, workshops spanning music, dance, circus and magic and unique activities! Running from Tuesday 4th to Friday 14th of July 2017 with fantastic FREE and affordable ticketed events happening daily! 


Sam Moran in Play Along With Sam is coming to Chapel off Chapel! Get up and close to this six-time ARIA Award winner as he brings his infectious music, song and dance to the stage for this exclusive performance.

Photo credit: City of Stonnington

Photo credit: City of Stonnington

The popular Melbourne City Ballet will be performing Once Upon A Time.  Winner of ‘Best Kids’ show at the Melbourne Fringe 2016 The Adventures of Broer and Zus (suitable for the Deaf and hard of hearing community) will also be performing. Checkout Kate's review of Broer & Zus when they performed October last year at the Arts Centre Melbourne.

The circus, magic, and dance experience Out Of This World will also be performing.


Kids can try their hand at juggling, plate spinning, hoola hooping and more with The National Institute of Circus Acts, chop up the beat with Mzuri Dance and Drum, take the Roola Boola Magic Class, learn the latest Hip Hop Moves with The Space Dance and Arts and they can use their imagination in Drama Play with St Martins Youth.

Photo credit: City of Stonnington

Photo credit: City of Stonnington

Crafty ones and their carers can book in for one of the special craft activities - Make Your Own Mini Terrarium, design a Superhero Mask or create a one-of-a-kind, working puppet made completely out of recycled and reused materials with the Trash Puppets.

Lots to do these winter school holidays at the Roola Boola Festival! For more information about the Roola Boola Festival, head to their website or checkout the festival program in PDF format here too.

For more ideas on what to do with the little ones, head to our blog or CBD Top 5 FREE activities or our popular Daily Spots List.