Top 5 Family-Friendly Activities in Niddrie for Local Residents

Niddrie is a wonderful place to live or visit with your family, offering plenty of fun and exciting activities for all ages. Here are the top 5 family-friendly activities in Niddrie that local residents can enjoy over the school holiday period:

Entertainment and Activities at Niddrie Library – The Niddrie Library, along with all other Libraries across Moonee Valley has a number of activities over the school holiday period for children of any age. To check out the events at the Niddrie Library, and other libraries, check out the link here. Further you can borrow a range of books and dvds to keep the kids entertained at home. The Niddrie Library opens at 9am Monday-Saturday and is open until 8pm on Tuesday and Thursday

A bite to eat at Ferguson Plarre – If you are looking for a quiet escape with a barista made coffee as well as a delicious pie and maybe a cake for the kids, do yourself a favour and come in and see Anthony and the team at Ferguson Plarre Niddrie. A great little opportunity to have a bite to eat and connect with your kids. Ferguson Plarre is open from 7am-5pm Monday to Friday and 8am-4pm on the weekend. 


A Magical Experience at Fairy Wings & Wishes –  Fairy Wings and Wishes creates a fun filled magical party for girls and boys to celebrate their special day. If there is no special occasion to celebrate these school holidays you can still get the very best costumes for boys and girls so you can play dress ups at home. Shop hours are Wednesday to Thursday 10.30am to 2.30pm and Friday 12pm to 2.30pm Saturday 10.30am to 3pm and Sunday varies according to party bookings.


Upgrade your bikes at Ray’s Bicycle Centre and head on an adventure – Ray’s Bicycle Centre can support all bike users – whether you’re an avid cyclist or just looking to enjoy a leisurely ride on a Sunday afternoon. 

The friendly staff are always available to discuss your individual needs and will help you make an informed decision on the bike that will suit all your needs – both whether you are starting out and teaching your kids to ride, or whether they are already avid cyclists.

You can also leave with the confidence that your kids are as safe as can be on their new bike. With every new bike purchased from Ray’s Bicycle Centre, they provide a free fitting service, so that when you leave their shop, you’ll notice the difference straight away as the bike has been properly fitted for you or your child. 

Get a new toy or collectible from Cos Toys – Cos Toys on Keilor Rd is your home for new toys – with a specialisation in hobbies and collectibles covering all your model or diecast needs. If you have a car lover in your family there’s a great toy or gift here. 

In conclusion, Niddrie offers plenty of family-friendly activities and attractions that are sure to create lasting memories for everyone. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, there’s something for all ages to enjoy. So, pack your bags and come and explore all that Niddrie has to offer.