School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Miranda


School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Miranda

Welcome to the ultimate guide to making the most of the school holiday season at Westfield Miranda. From Creature Potion Cupcake Workshops to Code Camp, 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 Miranda.

Come and try the Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak
September 30 - October 4 | 10am - 3pm
Calling all Witches, Wizards and Muggles, appear to disappear with The Cloak of Invisibility. Come and try the Invisibility Cloak to see the magical illusion unfold before your own eyes. Find out more here.

Creature Potion Cupcake Workshops
September 30 - October 4 | 11am - 2pm
Double, hubble toil and trouble... Fire burn and caldron bubble... Free cupcakes fix everything? Do you know a little someone who loves cupcake decorating? Particularly when the aim is to produce the most terrifying creation of all... CREEP it real! Wear your scariest outfits to the graveyard zone where green jelly, icing and lollies await. Keep the kids entertained and CAKE it easy these school holidays... Find out more here.

Grill'd Kids Masterclasses
Sep 30, Oct 1, 2, 7, 8 & 9 | 10am - 11am
We've got some un-BURGER-lievable news! Join us for a whole lot of BUN these school holidays at Grill’d Miranda... Learn to make healthy burgers and eat them too at Grill’d Miranda’s Kids Masterclasses! They will teach your little ones the tricks of the trade, and show them how to make their famous burgers from the bun up. Find out more here.

Create your own computer game at Code Camp! Book now!
October 7 - 11
Do you know a little someone who loves computer games so much that they might like to create their own? If so, we've got the perfect activity for them! Westfield Miranda are hosting Code Camp workshops these school holidays from Monday 7 October to Friday 11 October. Three sessions will take place each day (9am, 11:30am & 2pm). Bookings are essential so get in quick!

The 2 hours are designed as an introduction for kids into the creative world of coding. They will learn the basics of coding whilst building an awesome game on Code Camp World, our proprietary software. This program is great for any student aded between 7 and 12 who enjoys playing video games and wants to get an introduction to building their own. They will walk away with their very own game they can show to friends and family.

Kids will receive a Code Camp wristband, access to Code Camp World and video tutorials to continue their coding journey. Please note that sessions are $10, with all proceeds going directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Find out more here.

The Bavarian: $5 Pretzel Decorating Worksop
September 30 - October 13 | 12pm - 2pm
Sweet dreams are made of... pretzels? Join us at The Bavarian Miranda these school holidays! Kids can decorate their very own pretzel with something a little sweet for $5. We're KNOT kidding! Find out more here.

Movie time

Leave the entertaining to the big screen and come down to Event Cinemas Miranda 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:

When a group of pals encounter a young Yeti, they set out on a journey from Shanghai to the Himalayas to reunite him with his family. From DreamWorks Animation.
Session times here.

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 here.

Toy Story 4
Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Joan Cusack return for the fourth entry in the multi-Oscar winning Toy Story franchise.
Session times here.

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

Find out more here.

Arcade fun

Timezone 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.

Time for food

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

Here are our top picks:

Play Areas

In addition to parents rooms, Westfield Miranda also has safe play areas for children to have fun while parents supervise. They are located on Level 1, near Rubyniks Cafe & Level 3, near Target.

Kids Childcare

Revolutionising the shopping experience for both parents and children. Mumma's Little Secret provides parents with a worry-free, child-free shopping experience. While parents enjoy a bit of me time and run errands, children are safe, enjoying fun activities in a supervised area.

Parents with prams parking

Visiting with a pram? For your convenience, we have pram parking located at:

  • Red Carpark B1 near passenger lift
  • Red Carpark B2 near Commbank customer entry
  • Green Carpark B1 near triple passenger lifts
  • Green Carpark B2 near triple passenger lifts
  • Green Carpark B3 near triple passenger lifts
  • Blue Carpark 3A near Target entrance
  • Rooftop Carpark 3M rooftop next to JD Sports entry

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