Are you looking for ways to get your children involved in activities that don’t include a phone, tablet, laptop, or computer? Take them out on a fun day around Fairfield to enjoy yummy food and the gorgeous outdoor scenery. It’s sure to be a fun Family Day when you explore the beauty of Fairfield. Here are some of the wonderful shops and stops you need to visit around the neighbourhood.

The Best of Fairfield’s Yummy Kid-Friendly Treats

Fairfield has a lot of fun activities to offer and all that exercise can leave the children hungry. Luckily, you can also find the best shops with delicious and healthy snacks just around the corner. Check out the sweet and healthy options you are sure to love in these Fairfield shops.

Need something to cool you down on a warm day? Gelato Papa offers authentic Italian gelato that is made fresh every day. They only use natural ingredients so you’re guaranteed that every sweet cool treat is delicious and healthy for the kids. Even adults are sure to enjoy a scrumptious snack and feel like a little kid all over again in this gelateria.

If your sweet tooth is craving for a chocolate snack, Brazen Brownies and Dessert Bar is the perfect shop for you and your kids. All brownies are handmade with only the finest ingredients and are sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater. Make sure to try the best-selling brownie known as the Wicked Chocolate Addiction with its mouth-watering dark chocolate. You’ll be sure to love brownies even more when you drop by this addictive dessert shop.

Satisfying Lunches With The Children

A hearty and delicious lunch is always the best way to start or end any trip around Fairfield. Are you looking for a place to eat something satisfying that will also make your children happy? You’re sure to get your energy and cravings satisfied in these awesome cafes.

Enjoy a meal with a nice local Fairfield touch. Three Locals offers great modern Australian cuisine that is locally sourced and made in-house daily. The all-day breakfast and lunch menus have healthy and delectable options while your little ones will love digging into the kid’s meals. Three Locals also caters to a range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free, so the only thing you have to worry about is resisting the urge to ask for seconds. 

Looking for a place that the locals know and love? Bean Counter Cafe has classic breakfast and lunch options but they also offer something creative if you are feeling adventurous. Get your caffeine fix with their DiBella premium coffee while your little ones chow down on the yummy kid’s meals. Bean Counter will also cater to your dietary requirements with gluten-free and vegetarian options.

You might be in Fairfield but you can still enjoy food from around the world at Oasis. The family-run cafe takes pride in providing authentic food from around the globe with fellow food lovers. Thrill your taste buds with Middle Eastern plates and wraps as your kids enjoy a healthy and yummy treat.

Craving for something Italian? Una Fazza Una Razza has a wide selection of sandwiches, cakes, doughnuts and drinks that Fairfield locals will attest to. You can make your own Ciabatta, Vienna or Panuozzi roll by choosing from schnitzel, zucchini, salmon and fresh meats for your fillings. The cafe also turns into a bar by night so you are sure to enjoy a range of drinks and occasional live music.

Everybody loves cake, and you’re sure to find a cake you can’t resist at Cafe Pantheon. The Greek cake shop specialises in creating fine pastries, cakes and custom event cakes, but also offers sweet snacks that are sure to please even the most discerning taste buds. 

Exploring Fairfield’s Gorgeous Local Parks With The Children

There’s nothing like a family outdoor activity to break away from the stress at work. It’s also an excellent way to introduce a change of scenery for kids who are always hooked up to technology through their gadgets. Fairfield has wonderful parks that are sure to make the entire family feel invigorated and satisfied by the end of the day.

Did you know that there is a natural bushland park just minutes away from the Melbourne CBD? Yarra Bend Park is the perfect place to enjoy the natural beauty of the great outdoors. Take a walk or ride a bike on the many trails at the park. You can also hire a canoe at the historic Studley Park Boathouse and look for flying foxes. Follow the Dights Falls Walk to catch sight of Galatea Point’s unique landscape, Deep Rock and the iconic Dights Falls.

Once you’ve had your fill of the beautiful sights, you and the family can sit down for a nice picnic. You can also visit one of the nearby cafes to regain your energy.

Fairfield Park is a popular tourist attraction known for the famous Boathouse and the Fairfield Amphitheatre. However, locals also love visiting the park to take a picnic or enjoy BBQs with family and friends. Take in stunning views of the Yarra River or follow the Main Yarra trail that passes through the park. Kids are sure to love the playground, and everyone can relax while rowing a boat or paddling a canoe across the river.

Looking to engage in some outdoor sports? There are soccer grounds and a cricket ground that is open for use and would be ideal for a fun match among family members.

It’s Always A Great Day In Fairfield

It is important to take some time to enjoy the great outdoors, and it’s even better when you bring the entire family along for a fun day. The children will truly love spending some quality time with you while learning to appreciate the neighbourhood all around them. Always remember to create wonderful memories of Fairfield with your kids.

Whatever you choose to do, you are sure to find something truly amazing in Fairfield.