School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Kotara


School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Kotara

There is so much to do at Westfield Kotara these school holidays that we've designed a planner to help you make the most of it. Read on to find out how you and the kids can maximise the fun before the school bells ring again.

What's happening

Here are some of the events we are running here at Westfield Kotara.

Scooter and skate classes

Join Parrey Skate this school holidays for skateboard and scooter lessons.

Kids can enjoy lessons in the half pipe located at the back of the Kotara store.
All levels of experience are welcome.

Find out more and book here

Everything Football skills workshops

Drop the kids off for half hour while you enjoy a shop or a coffee in the centre. The kids will love to stay and have fun in the stores net and learn some new skills with the Everything Football coaches.

Find out more and book here

Harry Hartog storytime

When: Every Wednesday
Where: Level 1, inside Harry Hartog

Find out more here

Grill'd kids burger masterclass

Learn to make healthy burgers and eat them too! Grill’d Kotara will teach your little ones the tricks of the trade, and show them how to make our famous burgers from the bun up.

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Guitar Hero live

Express your inner rock star this school holidays at the Guitar Hero station.

Kids of all ages can test their skills and battle it out to their favourite hits.

Find out more here

Live Music on The Rooftop

Sit back and relax to the acoustic tunes of local Newcastle artists this April on The Rooftop Stage.

Find out more here

Free face painting

Kids of all ages can enjoy free face painting.

When: Saturday 20 April & Friday 26 April at 10am-2pm
Where: Level 2 near The Playworld

Arcade fun

Timezone has lots of activities and games for your kids to enjoy all school holiday long. The kids will definitely be impressed and it will likely keep them occupied all morning or afternoon.

Find out more here

Timezone Parties

Timezone's kid’s birthday party packages have taken parties to a whole new level. We make the birthday child feel like they have hit the party jackpot with pre-loaded Powertickets, awesome games, plus other surprises along the way.

Movie time

Come down to Event Cinemas Kotara to see the latest kids' movies available. The kids will be entertained for a couple of hours and you'll get to sit down and enjoy a bit of downtime.
Check out some movie options:


Dumbo, the animated 1941 Disney classic, gets the Tim Burton treatment in this live-action remake starring Colin Farrell and Danny Devito.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Trolls director Mike Mitchell helms this sequel to the smash-hit original, with Chris Pratt and Channing Tatum among the stellar cast.

Wonder Park

Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

Find out more here

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