Top 4 things to do these September school holidays

Spring into September school holidays with Mary’s list of family fun activities. 


1. High Tea at Mary Eats Cake Montrose

Mother, daughter and grandson enjoying high tea at Mary Eats Cake

Mary Eats Cake’s Montrose venue is located at the base of Mount Dandenong and the gateway to the Yarra Valley. 

As the Melbourne High Tea specialists they have the Best High Tea in Melbourne and their children's high tea is no exception!  The colourful selection of delicious treats will have your kids in awe. 

Children's High Tea

Catering to a variety of different dietary requirements you’ll find Vegan High Tea and Low gluten High Tea options as well. 


2. Picnic at CherryHill Orchards blossom Festival

16th Sept to 1st Oct
Family walking in cherry blossoms to have a picnic box

Explore the blossoms at the annual CherryHill Blossom Festival. Partnering with Mary Eats Cake for the first time you'll be able to enjoy yummy picnic options in the gorgeous blossoms. Bring the whole family (even the dog*) to enjoy a picnic box made by Melbourne's best High Tea venue in the beautiful spring weather amongst the blossom. 

Mary Eat Cake children's Lunch box in partnership with CherryHill orchards

Order your box with your festival tickets  and collect them at the gate when you arrive. 

*Dog attendance must be registered here.

Adults From $12.50 | Child from $7

3. Visit Tesselaar Tulip Festival

16th Sept to 15 Oct 

Roam the colourful fields of tulips at Tesselaars annual Tulip festival. 

Mother and daughter in field of tulips

Photo: Tesselaar 


Adults $33.50 | 16yo and under free

4. Play at Montrose community playground

Make the most out of the beautiful spring weather and enjoy a trip to the park with the whole family. 

takaway coffee cup held in front of Mary Eats Cake

Stop by the High Tea specialists at Mary Eats Cake in Montrose and pick up a coffee and some of the best scones in Melbourne on your way to Montrose community playground.

The kids will love playing on the swings and climbing the huge climbing net. With plenty of shade, public toilets, picnic facilities and barbecues available you have everything at your fingertips for the perfect picnic.

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