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Australian Open 2024 – Kids & Family Fun

Explore the festivities at the Australian Open 2024, where Kids & Family Fun takes the stage! From the AO Ballpark to the Three Days of Family Fun and the anticipated Kids Tennis Day, there’s plenty to do across the AO precinct.

The Australian Open runs from 14 – 28 January 2024.


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Kids fun at the Australian Open 2023
Image: AO Ballpark, Credit Tennis Australia

AO Ballpark

Explore the AO Ballpark Stage with daily performances by Looney Tunes and Batman, plus the refreshing Splash Zone featuring a cooling waterslide for the kids.

Kids aged five to 14 can dive into the tennis experience at Hot Shots HQ. Book a 30-minute session to emulate the training and warm-up routines of players like Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic.

Australian Open 2024 – Kids & Family Fun
Image: Young fans are entertained as they enjoy a day out at the Australian Open. Credit: Tennis Australia

Three Days of Family Fun

Families can enjoy Three Days of Family Fun during Week 2 of the Australian Open.

Monday is Barbie Day, offering photo opportunities with life-size Barbie Blister Packs, yoga sessions, mindfulness activities, dance classes, and engaging art sessions.

Tuesday is LEGO Day, which will feature building stations, meet-and-greets with LEGO characters, and fun challenges for all ages.

Wednesday is Super Hero Day, featuring DC Justice League shows and opportunities to meet iconic characters like Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Supergirl.


Australian Open 2024 – Kids & Family Fun
Image: AO Hill Top, credit Tennis Australia

AO Hilltop

If you’re eager to treat your family to a glimpse of the Australia Open experience without spending any money, look no further than AO Hilltop. Located outside the ticketed area, it offers a fantastic setting to watch tennis on the big screen with Melbourne’s skyline as the backdrop.

Kids fun at the Australian Open 2023
Image: AO Ballpark, Credit Tennis Australia

Kids Tennis Day

Don’t miss Kids Tennis Day on Saturday, 13 January 2024 featuring:

– Arena Spectacular: Acrobatics, tennis stars, and family fun.

– Hot Shots Tennis: Test your skills.

– Grand Slam Oval Super Stage: PJ Masks, Spiderman, and more.

– Character Appearances.

– Face painting, bubble art, and more!

Date: Saturday 13 January 2024
Location: Melbourne Park
Price: $15-$25 (Kids under 3 enter free, no reserved seat needed)

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The Australian Open runs from 14- 28 January 2024

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We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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