Victoria School Holidays 2020 Plus Cool Holiday Ideas

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Say goodbye to the mild state of panic that usually sets in when school holidays roll around you realise you’ve got *absolutely nothing* planned. Another week of calling in all childcare favours and rushing around trying to find activities for your children to do that doesn’t involve them turning into fully-fledged couch potatoes before the week is out, right? Wrong! 

We’ve got you covered on Victoria’s school holiday and term dates for 2020—so you can get them in the diary and start working out when to take time off work and where you might like to explore with the fam.

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Bear in mind that these dates are for Victorian public schools, and although Catholic and independent schools do base their terms and holidays around these dates, they may differ slightly.

Term 1

Tuesday 29 January to Friday 24 March 2020

Autumn School Holiday

Monday, April 6 2020 – Friday, April 17 2020

Term 2

Tuesday 14 April to Friday 26 June 2020

Winter School Holiday

Saturday June 27 - Sunday July 12, 2020

Term 3

Monday 13 July to Friday 18 September 2020

Spring School Holiday

Saturday 19 September to Friday 4 October 2020

Term 4

Monday 5 October to Friday 18 December 2020

Summer School Holiday

Saturday 19 December 2020 to Tuesday 27 January 2021

Where To Go

Now that you've got the dates—all you need is the destination. And the best part is, you don't even need to leave the state. Victoria has some epic family spots that are affordable and jam-packed with activities. Here are our top holiday ideas for some creative inspiration.


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