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21 June 2022
City of Freo's July school holiday program

Head into Freo for a heap of FREE school holiday fun from 2–17 July!

Jump on a LEGO tour through Fremantle with prizes to be won, enjoy fun and lively shows from the team at SCITECH, verse your friends in the ultimate e-sports showdown, make your very own earth jewellery or dreamcatcher with nature play and more!

Freo Builds Trail 

10am–2.30pm, 4–17 July | Free event, bookings essential

Follow a guided trail to discover Freo’s famous icons as you’ve never seen them before – imagined by primary school children and created by Perth’s best LEGO® builders!

Start at the Fremantle Visitor Centre or WA Maritime Museum, collect your map and follow a trail of clues to discover six 3-dimensional LEGO® creations.

Find and record the codewords on your trail map and don't forget to choose your favourite build.

Every child (12 years and under) will get a free LEGO® toy for completing the trail – just take your completed map and entry form to Fremantle Visitor Centre between 10am–4 pm daily. Then cast your vote for your favourite Freo Build at Toyworld Fremantle to go into the draw to win a great prize!

Click here to book your free spot. 

Kid getting face painted by fairy

Fun at Walyalup Koort

10am-2.30pm, 4-17 July | Free 

Head to Walyalup Koort for giant outdoor games, DJs, a trackless train, face painting, giant chalks and a visit from the Toyworld mascot!

Let your imagination run wild in the ‘creation station’ at Walyalup Koort and jump over to the Fremantle Library for nature play, gamers workshops, a visit from SciTech and more.

Fun at Walyalup Koort coincides with the Freo Builds Trail.

Check out the full program here. 

Table with nature play arts and crafts on it

Nature Play and Construction workshop with Cath

10–11am (3–6 years), 11–11.30am (5–8 years), 12.30–2pm (8+ years), Tue 5 + Wed 6 July | Free event, bookings essential 

Join us over two big days for Nature Play and Construction workshops with Cath at Fremantle Library!

There will be six sessions to choose from with activities catered towards different age groups.

The 10am–11am and 11–11.30am sessions are perfect for younger kids, with activities including rock art, earth jewellery, nature collages and stick people.

The afternoon sessions are suited for ages 8+ with activities including making a nature dreamcatcher and more.

Please note a parent or guardian must accompany their child during these sessions.

Click here to book your free spot. 

SCITECH Mix and Make Show 

10am, Wed 13 July (Fremantle Library) + 10am, Thu 14 July (Fremantle PCYC) | Free event, bookings essential 

Explore what happens when common ingredients found at home get mixed together.

Be warned, things could get messy!

This fun and lively show is suited for 4–8 year old.  

Click here to book your free spot. 

Suprised kids watching SCITECH science show

SCITECH Element of Surprise Show 

11am, Wed 13 July (Fremantle Library) + 11am, Thu 14 July (Fremantle PCYC) | Free event, bookings essential 

See the world in a whole new light through chemistry!

This show mixes explanation with interactive demonstrations to showcase different scientific processes and just how relevant science is to everyday life.

This show is suited to ages 9–12.

Click here to book your free spot.

Gaming consoles

eSports Roadshow 

1–4pm, Tue 12 July | Free event, bookings essential 

Join us at the Fremantle Library for the second eSports Roadshow of 2022! Battle your way to the top in a gaming tournament, play Minecraft on one of our gaming laptops, or get stuck into our consoles. There's Nintendo Switches, a PS5 and an Xbox Series S with some of the latest titles on offer. For the non-digital among us, play a board or card game. If you would like to participate in the tournament please be sure to book a Competitor ticket. If you'd like to just have a casual day with your friends, please book an Open Day ticket. Parent supervision is required for attendees under the age of 13 years. Please ensure you book an Open Day ticket for parental supervision if required. This event is proudly brought to your by City of Fremantle, City of Canning and the City of South Perth.

Click here to book your free spot.