Ace Family Fun at the Australian Open 2024

  • Sat Jan 13 - Sun Jan 28 2024
  • All Ages
  • $0.00

Get ready for an unforgettable time at the Australian Open 2024 with the little ones! This year promises an abundance of family activities at the AO Ballpark, ensuring your days are filled with excitement and joy.

When's the Australian Open 2024?

Circle your calendar, as the tennis extravaganza kicks off from Sunday, 14 January 2024, to Sunday, 28 January 2024.

Family Adventures at the AO Ballpark

Snatch the golden $10 Australian Open kids' ground pass – your ticket to a carnival of activities at the Emirates Ballpark. From soaring on the Fly Better adventure to conquering the Adrenaline tower and taking a Cloud Jump, it's a kids' paradise. Book your session time because, hey, efficiency is the name of the game!

Dive into Refreshment at the Water Battle Zone

Beat the heat at the AO Ballpark's Water Battle Zone. Splash around on warm days because, let's be real, it's more fun than a water balloon fight!

Gourmet Delights for the Whole Family

Feast like tennis royalty at the AO Ballpark! Pinchy’s, the fancy new lobster bar, is dishing out gourmet lobster rolls and fish and chips fit for little kings and queens. And guess what? Boost is shaking things up at the AO Hilltop with Blue Ace smoothies. Cheers to that!

Beyond the AO Ballpark: Family-Friendly Extravaganza

Hold onto your tennis hats because the family fun doesn't stop at the AO Ballpark. Start at Fed Square, catch tennis on the big screens, hit up the Art Play outdoor playground, and explore the Practice Village to get up close and personal with the players.

Kids Tennis Day Bonanza

Kids tennis Day
THE Tennis event for kids! 


Emirates presents Kids Tennis Day on 13 January, 2024, at Melbourne Park. The morning features an Arena Spectacular on Rod Laver Arena with acrobatics, dance, and tennis stars' performances. The high-energy show at 11:00 am includes current tennis players and iconic children's entertainers.

Hot Shots Tennis runs from 8:00 am to 10:45 am on Western courts, and the Grand Slam Oval Super Stage offers character shows all day. Garden Square transforms into a kids' wonderland from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with face painting, bubble artists, and more. Enjoy a cashless event with a delicious menu. 

AO Kids Club: Where Fun Meets Learning

Guess who's back? The AO Kids Club! Head to the easily accessible Deakin Edge at Fed Square for the first-ever childcare program at a Grand Slam. Ground pass access, tennis hot shots, and player meet-ups – it's a kid's dream come true.

Where:    Melbourne Park, Melbourne
When:     Sunday, 14 January 2024 – Sunday, 28 January 2024
Cost:       Kids' ground passes will cost you $10, Kids' Tennis Day passes are $15 and adult tickets $25. Kids under 3 free!

For more information you can head to the Australian Open website.

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