School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Knox


School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Knox

Welcome to the ultimate guide to making the most of the school holiday season at Westfield Knox. From an AFL Auskick Clinic with the kids, to a colouring in Craft Village and everything in between, now’s the time to create your game plan for maximising fun with the kids before the school bell rings again.

What's happening

Get your diary out now – these are just some of the upcoming events at Westfield Knox.

NAB AFL Auskick Footy Frenzy
23 September - 27 September
11am - 2pm daily
Centre Court, level 1

Join us for this first of its kind experience – just imagine playing NAB AFL Auskick at your local shopping centre! Finals fever is here and we’re super excited to bring Auskick Frenzy to life these September School Holidays.

Book in for your mini clinic (or show up on the day!) and our Auskick coaches will give your future footy stars a taste of match play in a safe, fun and indoor environment.

They’ll be hopping, weaving and bouncing their way around the clinic making friends and taking part in super fun game-based activities that just happens to be footy.

What are you waiting for, book your spot now*!

*Sessions run for 30 minutes. Bookings essential.

Find out more here.

The Pretty Foundation & Badge Making Craft Village
24 September - 26 September
11am - 2pm daily
Level 2, opposite Smiggle

Pretty Foundation have just launched their new Charlie’s Tales book; Peggy and the Fantastic Football. The book instils body confidence and empowers children in sport. Pretty Foundation will also host a footy inspired activity and will be giving away complimentary copies of the book too. Also drop in for a footy badge making workshop, to design your own badge and wear it with pride to continue the AFL Grand Final celebration!

The Pretty Foundation - 24 September 11am - 2pm
Badge Making Craft Village - 25 & 26 September 11am - 2pm

Find out more here.

Where's Wally
Where's Wally is a favourite for kids of all ages, and with this we are hosting a week of all things Where's Wally! Please join us for a Where's Wally themed Craft Village, Scavenger Hunt featuring Where's Wally statues and a social media competition using Where's Wally backdrops.

Craft Village
30 September - 4 October
11am - 2pm daily
Level 1, opposite Matchbox

Find out more here.

Scavenger Hunt
30 September - 4 October
Full trading hours
Forms available from Concierge.

Find out more here.

Snap, Tag & Win
30 September - 4 October
Throughout the centre

Find out more here.

Pretezel Decorating by The Bavarian
23 September - 6 October
11:30am - 2:30pm daily
The Bavarian Knox

Decorate your own Pretzel for just $5 at the Knox Bavarian these School Holidays! Plus Kids Eat FREE* every single day!

You will get to choose from a variety of different toppings including coloured icing, sprinkles and more!

$5 per child. Bookings essential here, or please phone the store on 03 8375 6863.

Grill'd Kids Masterclasses
24 - 26 September, 1 - 3 October
10am - 11am
Grill'd Knox

Kids can learn how to make a burger with the team from Grill'd. These 45 minute masterclass' include a burger, chips, drink and a take-home gift!

$12 per child. Bookings essential, please phone the store on 9801 4666.

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Carl's Jr. Burger Masterclass
24 & 25 September
1 & 2 October
11am - 11.30am
Carl's Jr, Ozone

Learn about burgers at this masterclass hosted by Carl’s Jr.
Then build your very own Carl’s Jr burger before you enjoy it for your lunch!

$8 per child. Bookings on 9887 3634.

Find out more here

Find out what else is happening at Westfield Knox.

Movie time

Leave the entertaining to the big screen and come down to Village Cinemas to catch up on the best new releases for kids. Popcorn for them, plus downtime for you, everyone wins. Here are some of the most popular kids’ movies screening now:

A Dog's Journey
Josh Gad and Dennis Quaid return for the sequel to the heartwarming family drama, A Dog's Purpose, based on W. Bruce Cameron's novel. Session times >

Here Comes the Grump
Animated family adventure following Terry, a young boy whose quest is to restore happiness in a world presided over by an evil wizard. Session times >

The Angry Birds Movie 2
Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad and Bill Hader return to lend their voices to the sequel to 2016's animated action comedy based on the popular mobile game. Session times >

Ride Like a Girl
Biopic on Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. Stars Teresa Palmer and Sam Neill. Session times >

The Lion King
The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau helms this CG-animated re-imagining of the 1994 Walt Disney classic. Session times >

Find out more here

Arcade fun

Timezone Knox is the ultimate place to lose track of time. Brimming with activities for your kids to enjoy, this is one option guaranteed to be a lifesaver on a rainy day. Here's what Timezone Knox has to offer:

  • beat a friend at Laser Tag
  • waltz down memory lane to the sounds of Pac Man
  • open-plan prize shop stocked with high-quality prizes
  • impress with your claw machine prowess
  • bond with your Daytona tribe, or
  • work on your daddy/daughter basketball skills

Time for food

Here’s our round-up of kid-friendly go-to dining options at Westfield Knox. Whether you’re after a child-friendly menu or the best babyccino in town, we have you sorted.

Here are our top picks:


Take a break and let your little ones be entertained in our kids' activity area. All children are welcome and entry is free, however, children must be supervised at all times. Playworld is open to use during centre hours. You'll find Playworld located on level 2 near Rebel.

Parents with prams parking

We provide designated parents with prams parking spaces close to all entrances to give parents enough room to get in and out of the centre comfortably.

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