School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield


School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield

Welcome to the ultimate guide to making the most of the school holiday season at Westfield Whitford City. From mermaids and pirates, afternoon movies, bowling to DIY glow-in-the-dark jellyfish crafts, 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 Whitford City.

Mermaid and pirate stage shows
Mon 30 September - Sun 6 October | 11am and 1pm
Join a mermaid and pirate for exciting sea stories, songs and bubbles.
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Mermaid meet and greet
Mon 30 September - Sun 6 October | 11.15am - 1pm and 1.15pm - 3pm
Snap a photo with a majestic real-life mermaid.
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Meet a pirate
Mon 30 September - Sun 6 October | 11.15am - 11.45am, 12pm - 12.45pm, 1.15pm - 1.45pm and 2pm - 2.45pm
Meet a friendly pirate that plays the ukulele and sings sea stories with you.
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DIY pet jellyfish craft
Mon 7 - Fri 11 October | 11am - 2pm
Create a home for your very own jellyfish.
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Kids pizza making
Tue 8 October | 11am - 12.30pm
Little chefs and pizza lovers can create and eat an Italian Dough Pizza.
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Sushi making classes
Tue - Thu |9am - 10am and 10.30am - 11.30am
Learn how to roll sushi like a pro with master sushi chefs.
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Face painting
Sat 5 - Sun 6 October | 11am - 2pm
Transform into a mermaid or pirate with free face painting.
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Grill'd burger workshops
Tue - Thu | 10am - 10.45am
Build a tasty and healthy burger.
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Movie time

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

The Angry Birds Movie 2
The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in The Angry Birds Movie 2! When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, Red (Jason Sudeikis), Chuck (Josh Gad), Bomb (Danny McBride), and Mighty Eagle (Peter Dinklage) recruit Chuck’s sister Silver (Rachel Bloom) and team up with pigs Leonard (Bill Hader), his assistant Courtney (Awkwafina), and techpig Garry (Sterling K. Brown) to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely superteam to save their homes.
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever — High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego (Jeffrey Wahlberg), a mysterious jungle inhabitant (Eugenio Derbez), and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents (Eva Longoria, Michael Peña) and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold.
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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.
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Arcade fun

iPlay 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 iPlay has to offer:

  • 8 full lanes of ten-pin bowling
  • Full sized arcade, with over 40 classic games
  • Baskin-Robbins ice cream and cafe
  • Hundreds of prizes to be won
  • Birthday party events

Time for food

Here’s our round-up of the the most kid-friendly go-to dining options at Westfield Whitford City. 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:


Let the little ones be entertained in our indoor playground. All children are welcome and must be supervised at all times. You'll find our Playworld in the Target mall, opposite Ally Fashion, open during centre hours.

Parents with prams parking

Visiting with a pram? For your convenience, we have pram parking located at all main entrances throughout the centre.

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