Select your favourite shows and purchase tickets for the family before they sell out! Then match your experience with a tonne of free stuff available all day everyday! So come on down for the day and enjoy loads of activities, workshops and more!!!!!  Some of the free things are ticketed too so have a look through and check if you need to pre-book.

The Big Build

Get ready to Build! Play! Dream!

Using wood, fabric and real tools, we will transform the CPAC garden into an adventure playground filled with imagination and possibilities.

With the help of our chief builder George Buchanan (winner, Making it Australia) build your families dream cubby, fort, boat or shop! Come once or come all week and see how the playscape grows.

Suitable for children 5-100 years.

Please note: As we are working with real tools and outdoors, please wear enclosed shoes, all children must have a participating adult while in the space. You might want to wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy, no favourite Tutu’s or hoodies, please.

Dates: Saturday 24th to 29th September
Times: 10.30 and 1.30pm
Where: Outside
Ages: 5+ and their big people
Tickets: $5 per Family

The Beanies

The Beanies LIVE show is perfect for kids who love to sing, dance and get their SILLIES OUT! This high energy and engaging show features hit songs from The Beanies ARIA-nominated music. Mini Beanie can also look forward to hearing from well-loved characters from their award-winning podcast, such as Professor-Know-it-all!

The Beanies' goal is to be every child’s best friend and help them feel free to play as themselves, for themselves.

Laura, Mim and Michael are best known for their podcast series which has achieved more than a million downloads and in 2018 won an Australian Podcast Award for Best Kids and Families Podcast. The series explores children's audio through storytelling, informative fact based teaching and music. In 2022, The Beanies debuted on ABC Kids TV and iView with their original music videos. The Beanies are a three-piece band with over 70 original songs that have been released through ABC Commercial andstreamed over three million times. In 2019 The Beanies were nominated for an ARIA Award in the category of Best Children's Album and an Australian Independent Music Award in 2022.

Date: Sunday 25 & Wednesday 28 September
Time: 10.30am
Venue: Theatre
Duration: 30 minutes

Suitable for all ages

Tickets: $15

Mada's Marvels

Join Mr magic himself for a hilarious interactive show guaranteed to have you scratching your head and asking, how did he do THAT?! Watch closely as objects appear, disappear and transform before your very eyes. He might just get you up on stage too, so hold onto your hat!

Date: Thursday 29 September
Time: 11am
Venue: Theatre
Duration: 45 mins

Tix: $15
Appropriate for ages 5+.



Wanna learn some of the tricks? Book now for the incredible workshop.

Join Master Magician Adam Mada, magic coach for Australia’s Got Talent, N.I.D.A and the Australian cast of Harry Potter & The Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2 for an hour of tricks and tomfoolery that will have you wowing your friends and family in no time. Make simple objects do extraordinary things and learn how to deliver routines with panache.

Date: Thursday 29 September
Time: 1pm
Duration: 1 hour

Tix: $30 
Ages 7+

Dr Hubbles Bubbles

Everybody love bubbles, but Dr Hubble really LOVES bubbles and he wants to show you why.

Dr Hubble, Australia’s favourite bubbleman, takes you on a fun, funny and slightly educational journey into the world of bubbles.

Dr Hubble will show you bubbles you have never seen before, the square bubble, the octagon bubble, the chimney and the explode-a-bubble.

At the end of each performance one lucky child gets put inside a huge bubble.

Come along, it could be you.

"Children and adults were agape with wonder" -Weekend Notes.

Date: Tuesday 27 September
Time: 10.30am
Venue: Theatre
Tickets:  $15
Suitable for all ages.

The Lah-Lah's

Join Lah-Lah and her friends Buzz the Bandleader, Mister Saxophone, Squeezy Sneezy and Tom Tom for a musical jam like no other! Stand up in your seats and sing and dance along to all your favourite Lah-Lah hits and don’t forget to meet the band, and the instruments, after the show.

Lah-Lah introduces children and their families to the wonderful world of music and musical instruments. Seen daily on ABC in Australia and all across Asia, USA and UK.

Date: Saturday 24 September
Time: 10.30am
Venue: Theatre
Tickets: $27

Suitable for ages 2 to 5 years old.

Duration: 1 hour

Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies are back at WOW, ready to roll out their best beach towels and spring into a fun filled hour of circus filled hilarity for the whole family.

See a brilliant array of catch-your-breath stunt work, acrobatics, juggling and the side-splitting, slapstick comedy the dummies are famous for!

Date: Saturday 24 September
Time: 2pm
Venue: Theatre
Tickets: $25

Duration: 1 hour
Suitable for all ages.


For those keen to engage further join the Splash Test Dummies for a circus skills workshop!

Come and join the Splash Test Dummies' Circus Skills workshop available after their show and learn some awesome circus tricks including Hula Hooping, Poi Spinning, Ball Juggling and Acro Balance!

Have fun, get active and learn some awesome skills to impress your friends and family!. No prior experience is necessary.

Date: Saturday  24 Sptember 3.30pm
Ages: 6+
Venue: Theatre
Tix: $25

Make Your Own Art Journal

Join Shannon, the brains and glue sticks behind the hugely popular ‘Oh Creative Day’ Instagram account and blog,
and author of the soon to be released ‘The Little Artists Big Book of Activities’ for this special family workshop.
Children will use painted paper repurposed from old and damaged books to create their very own bespoke journal.

Children must be accompanied by 1 adult parent or carer

Dates: Sunday 25 September 11.30am, Tuesday 27 September 12.30pm
Ages: 5-15 (and their big people)
Tickets: $15

Bunny Racket

Bunny Racket is here to rock you. Whether you are 3 or 103 years old, you will not be able to resist the beautiful madness of King Bunny and his gang of fluffy punk rock friends.

With a line-up featuring members of The Vines, Goons Of Doom and Wolfmother, Bunny Racket serves up real rock’n’roll  for everybody. Classics like ‘A Chicken Is Not A Fruit’ and ‘Never Shake A Rattlesnake’ will have the whole family grooving uncontrollably.

So get loose, get nostalgic and get into it… because it truly is on for young and old.

Date: Sunday 25 September
Time: 2pm
Ages: 3+
Venue: Theatre
Tickets: $17

Shadow Play Workshop

Join artists of “Where the Shadows Meet”, Meng-Yu Yan and Maxine Carlisle for a playful shadow making workshop.

We will start with a quick trip to the galleries to be inspired by between the spider and a crab hearing directly from the artist about the artwork, with lots of time for questions and fun!

Then head back to the studios where you and your family will be guided through a playful shadow making workshop. With your fingers getting a workout, learning new shapes and moves you never knew you could pull.

This workshop will offer a creative, fun and relaxed experience the whole family will enjoy!

Date: Monday 26 September 
Time: 1.30pm

Ages: 6-12
Tix: $28 for children (1 adult can attend for free per booking).