BONDI WINTER MAGIC
Enjoy classic Bondi vistas from the 22m-high Ferris wheel while you watch the kids on the ice rink below. The Bondi History Walks and On the Streets music and art series will give everyone a little mental stimulation in the winter school holidays brain freeze. Around Bondi 2026. bondiwintermagic.org.au. Free. Jun 28-29.
THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET: PRINCE OF SKIDMARK
The Listies tell the tale with crazy costumes, pirates, zombies, ninjas and aliens. Kids over five will enjoy it along with their parents. Seymour Centre, University of Sydney, Cnr Cleveland St & City Rd, Chippendale 2008. 02 9351 7940. www.seymourcentre.com. $24-$35. Jul 7-22.
WAY OUT WEST FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN
Sydney’s only contemporary arts festival for children and families offers workshops, performances and installations for kids up to 12 years of age. Casula Powerhouse, 1 Powerhouse Rd, Casula 2170. 02 9824 1121. wayoutwestfestival.com.au. Free. Jul 18-21.
DISNEY ON ICE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF MAGIC
This year they recreate Disney stories including Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Frozen. Sing along to over 30 classic tunes including ‘Let It Go!’ Qudos Bank Arena, Olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park 2127. 02 8765 4321. www.disneyonice.com/au. $25-$63. Jul 18-23.
This kids’ edition of the Archibald Prize has artists across four age groups exhibiting portraits of important people in their lives. Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Rd, The Domain 2000. 02 9225 1700. artgallery.nsw.gov.au. $0-$18. Until Sep 8.