Events for kids

Official guide to spring school holidays in Freo

Dress up as a pirate. Learn to make gelato. Decorate a Roman battleship. Do some computer coding. Paddle the tunnels under the Fremantle Prison. Spring school holidays must be here! Check out the raft of fun workshops and events on offer around the port city. Spring is also perfect for exploring Fremantle’s parks, beaches and bushland. Time to discover somewhere new? Peruse our list of free natural attractions for ideas. New activities are added daily – check our website for updates. We’d love to see what you get up to, so tag us @fremantlestory on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. See you in Freo.  

School Holiday Escape Tours

Fremantle Prison is WA’s only World Heritage listed building and one of the State’s premier tourist attractions. So why not take the kids? They are guaranteed to have fun while learning about this amazing site. The kids Escape! Tour is an exclusive tour for children aged 5 to 12 years old. These special tours cost $11.50 and are running on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the September/October school holidays. Children will visit the sites of numerous dramatic escapes through the Prison’s history. Along the way their Tour Guide will tell a number of tales of daring, desperate and dangerous escapes from Fremantle…

Santas Enchanted Wardrobe

The real magic of Christmas comes alive again in 2017 with the unique immersive theatre experience Santas Enchanted Wardrobe.  Begin with a game of hide & seek; come enter the enchanted wardrobe and discover Narnia, Mr Tumnus and the Enchanted Forest. Interact with our spellbinding characters in small groups and witness the giant magic mushrooms where the fairies play in the Elderling Tree; gather the fairy dust and journey to the North Pole, to help the reindeers fly and our workshop come to life before spending quality time with a quality Santa. ** NEW in 2017 – Discover expanded worlds; holographic projections; new characters; spectacular special effects and much more…..

Creative Kids Art Club

Creative Kids Art Club runs art and craft activities for 5 to 10 yr olds. Our classes are run by experienced art teachers, for 8 weeks during the school term, with all materials provided. We cover a range of new projects every term including activities from; painting on canvas, mask making, drawing, decoupage, sewing, sculpture, clay work, papier mache, print making and more. Our classes are suitable for new and continuing students. We also run a holiday workshop program.


Events for kids

There are lots of fun things to do in Fremantle with kids from taking part in one of the skateboarding workshops during school holidays to enjoying the annual Children’s Fiesta at Samson Park during the Fremantle Festival. Check our listings to find out what’s on in Freo and plan your day. There are lots of family friendly events throughout the year to keep the kids amused.