School Holiday Calendar

Click on the link to have a look and pencil some plans for keeping the kids entertained.

WHEN: During School holidays…check out this page.
WHERE: Various Locations in and around the Blue Mountains
TIME: Most daytime activities, but click below for full details.
COST: Low cost and Free and more expensive activities are listed in this calendar.
MORE INFO: Visit this School Holiday Calendar

Important Notice:

Due to the current circumstances, many destinations and events have been closed, cancelled or postponed.

We look forward to highlighting these events for you and your family when they resume.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES in the Blue Mountains

The most Wonderful experiences in the Blue Mountains are found in enjoying our Beautiful Outdoors.

Click the link below to go to our ‘Outdoor’ page where I will highlight a range of Outdoor fun that is little people friendly, including:


Outdoors Pools and watering holes,

Gardens and nature walks,


Fruit Picking.

MORE INFO: Click Here to look through all the fun ideas available to you.

Fairmont games room

INDOOR ACTIVITIES in the Blue Mountains

Sometimes the weather is not conducive to exploring outdoors, but you still want some options to enjoy the day with your family

Click on the link below to go do our ‘Indoor’ page, listing all the fun destinations that you can make rain, hail or shine. Including:

Indoor Playareas,

Indoor pools,



MORE INFO: Click Here to look through all the fun ideas available to you.

Parenting Courses

Gateway Family Services provide a range of parenting courses in various parts of the Blue Mountains. These courses are run to help support and educate parents and carers with the tools and insights to help them raise children and feel more confident in their parenting. Most courses have childcare available, so you are better able to come. These courses are a great resource to tap into.

WHEN: Parenting classes running each Term- see website link below for all the dates.
COST: Free.
MORE INFO: For all courses including sessions times and venues Click Here.


First Sunday of each month, Wascoe Siding is open to the public. A ride on train experience for the kids, and parents too of course. You buy your ticket and ‘all aboard’ for a ride around the grounds, over bridge under tunnel, each ticket gets you a few laps. There is a kiosk on site, lots of room for picnics as well as covered area with tables and chairs. You must wear covered shoes to board the train- so take note if you are planning to visit and bring the right footwear.

WHEN: Every 1st Sunday 
WHERE: 15 Grahame St Blaxland
TIME: 10-4pm
COST: $4 tickets
MORE INFO: Follow Wascoe Siding on facebook


Winmalee Artisan Markets showcase the best of our local makers and bakers!
The markets are also a fundraiser for Winmalee Public School- great opportunity to support your community!
WHEN: Every 2nd Sunday of the month
WHERE: White Cross Rd, Winmalee
TIME: 10am
COST: Free to enter but bring some money to support local stall holders and a local school
MORE INFO: Follow Winmalee Artisan Markets on Facebook
Glenbrook Markets


Located in the beautiful lower Mountains town of Glenbrook, is the popular Glenbrook Markets. Lots to check out with 30-40 stall hosted by locals, and activities for the children are sometimes provided.

WHEN: 1st Saturday of the month
WHERE: Glenbrook Public School
TIME: 8-12
COST: Free
MORE INFO: Follow Glenbrook Rotary Markets on Facebook

Blackheath Markets


Markets in beautiful Blackheath. Stroll through the market stalls enjoying a relaxed morning with the family. Browsing local produce, creations and business.

WHEN: Every 1st Sunday 
WHERE: Blackheath Public School – (Leichardt St Blackheath)
TIME: 9-1pm
COST: Free.
MORE INFO: Follow Blackheath Community Market on facebook



Purchasing Local where we can is such a great consideration to make. Putting your local growers market into your calendar to do your shopping will make that easier. Be sure to keep this one in mind if you are Upper Mountains, or even if you are not.

WHEN: Every 2nd Sunday 

WHERE: Blackheath Community Centre (Cnr Gardiner and Great Western Highway, Blackheath)
TIME: 9-1pm
COST: Free.
MORE INFO: Follow Blackheath Growers Market @katoomba growers on facebook


Mid Mountains families come out on the 3rd Sunday of the month, to support other local businesses. What a great way to spend a Sunday morning

WHEN: Every 3rd Sunday 

WHERE: Lawson Public School, (Cnr Wilson St & Great Western HIghway, Lawson)

TIME: 9-2pm
COST: Free.
MORE INFO: Follow Magpie Markets on facebook (@magpiemarketslawson)

Springwood Growers Market


Local produce and wares displayed on the grounds of Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub in Springwood. Come sample some of Blue Mountains best and support our Local families.

WHEN: Every 4th Sunday 
WHERE: Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub
TIME: 9-1pm
COST: Free.
MORE INFO: Follow Springwood Growers Market on facebook