Melbourne

Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival

The Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival welcomes in the Lunar New Year in 2020. The celebrations officially open at Queensbridge Square on 24th January with dazzling performances, exquisite clothing from an array of ancient dynasties, traditional Chinese cuisine, along with a fantastic light show performance and a slew of Chinese cultural activities available for all ages. …

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Australia Day Parade

We may have cancelled our Australia Day fireworks in respect of the bushfire disasters but Melbourne’s vibrant Australia Day Parade will still take place, Sunday 26th January 2020, 11am – Noon. After the Official Flag Raising Ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall, spectators will be treated to a vibrant public display of our diverse community taking part in Melbourne’s …

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Lunar festivities at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium welcomes the Year of the Rat. Lunar New Year festivities  from 25 January – 2 February 2020 SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is celebrating Lunar New Year and welcoming the Year of the Rat with spectacular underwater dragon dances and other festive activities from 25 January – 2 February. Watch the vibrant …

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Opera for the People

Okay possums, who’s ready for a night at the opera with a very special hostess:‌ the irrepressible Dame Edna Everage. Opera for the People is happening at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, 8pm Saturday 1st February. 2020. The most famous arias, under the stars — and thanks to the generosity of Anthony Pratt, it’s all for free! Enjoy exhilarating top notes …

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Blue Lotus Water Garden

It’s a fabulous time to visit the Blue Lotus Water Garden after they posted on social media that thousands of lotus flowers have blossomed in the gardens after good rains last Friday. Up to 30mm of soaking rain fell across the Yarra Valley refreshing the entire garden. Come and enjoy the wonder of water flowers in the …

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Summer Slip & Slide at Docklands

These school holidays, have a splash at The District Docklands Shopping Precinct’s‎ new FREE 25 metre Summer Slip & Slide. Visit until January 26, between 11am to 5pm daily, for a ride down the 25 metre water slide, plus garden games and a water mist zone for the little ones! A great way to cool down on the hottest …

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Fed Square’s Summertime Social

Fed Square’s Skyline Terrace is hosting the Summertime Social featuring  converted caravans, summer huts and a large communal lawn perfect for group bookings. Caravans and huts can be booked out in 2 hour sessions. Chill out in your very own space, whilst you chow down on delicious food and drinks. Huts can be reserved by purchasing a …

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Enjoy a scenic ride on Puffing Billy

Escape the crowds and enjoy a scenic ride through the lush rainforests of the Dandenong Ranges on Puffing Billy. It’s the perfect outing to entertain the kids these school holidays. Excursion trains run daily from Belgrave to Gembrook. You can choose to begin your journey at Belgrave travelling to Lakeside or all the way to Gembrook, …

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MoPA: Museum of Play and Art

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art is an interactive kids museum situated in Geelong. This wondrous space for families to play, create, learn, eat and relax together is open Tuesday to Sunday, 9.30am to 4.30pm. Bookings are essential but then you can stay for as long as you want for the day. BOOK YOUR PLAY HERE. MoPA™ has worked with experts …

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Cherryhill’s Lunar New Year Festival

Cherryhill Orchards is excited to announce their first ever Lunar New Year Festival at their orchard in Wandin East! Cherryhill Orchards Lunar New Year Festival will run from 16 – 19 January 2020, to celebrate the beginning of the new year on the traditional Chinese calendar in a picturesque setting, surrounded by the stunning orchards. The festival …

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