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Nov
23
to Nov 25
Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Junipalooza Melbourne 2018

Junipalooza is THE Melbourne event as far as gin fans are concerned, offering obsessives the chance to try something entirely different and newbies the chance to fall in love with the most creative, diverse and delicious of spirits. Tickets are selling in three tiers this year: Super Early Bird ($30), Early Bird ($40) and Standard ($50). There on sale now, so you best hurry if you want to catch a bargain.

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Oct
10
to Oct 13

Fire Gardens

Fire Gardens is going to light up Melbourne like never before. Stonehenge. The Kremlin. A bridge in Vietnam and a former prison in Morocco. For more than 20 years, French artists Compagnie Carabosse have been putting them all to the torch. Now, these luminary alchemists will transform Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria's Melbourne Gardens into a dreamspace of mystery and revelation. All tickets $25 + booking fee.

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Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

Fantastically Feminist Trivia Night

Come along for an evening of fun, games and all things women!  We will spend the night testing your knowledge on women within Australia, politics and arts & culture.  There'll also be a silent auction, raffle and variety of games you can take part in. All funds raised from this event will be donated to Reclaim the Night Melbourne. Tickets are $25 each, and include a drink on arrival.

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Sep
22
12:00 PM12:00

Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 2018

Taking place at the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), this incredible heritage listed building rivals the great Bavarian beer halls of Germany, and will play host to the most traditional Oktoberfest event Melbourne has seen, with German oompah bands, folk dancing, on-stage comps and an atmosphere that is guaranteed to be electric.

Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest will be the first Oktoberfest in Australia to feature each of the six Munich Oktoberfest-breweries! In fact, there will be over 50 different imported German beers on offer, plus cider, wine, schnapps and much more.

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The Famous Spiegeltent at Luna Park
Sep
22
to Oct 14

The Famous Spiegeltent at Luna Park

The Famous Spiegeltent touches down at St Kilda’s iconic Luna Park these September School Holidays with a three week program of spectacular live family and adult entertainment. Experience the magic, music, thrills and laughter that only this legendary venue can bring. Nestled under the backdrop of iconic Luna Park, book your seats fast for an enchanted experience this Spring!

Read our review of opening night

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Melbourne Fringe Festival
Sep
13
to Sep 30

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe Festival is back for another year with over 440 events, presented by 3,358 artists, across 150 venues in a big, bold celebration of independent arts. This year, Melbourne Fringe asks Are You Game? From 13 – 30 September the festival will transform the city into a playground, a space to consider play in the everyday - and it’s game on. Tickets are now on sale (from 8pm, Wednesday 15 August) at www.melbournefringe.com.au

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Aug
25
6:30 PM18:30

In Conversation with Julia Gillard

The Hon. Julia Gillard MP will be joined by The Hon. Jenny Macklin MP along with Victorian women ministers & other ‘special guests’ to discuss what it takes for women to get elected in the 21st century. Tickets include drinks & canapés followed by 2 hours of conversation hosted by Australia’s first woman Prime Minister.
- Book online: trybooking.com/403097

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Jul
28
to Jul 29

Open House Melbourne

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July, a total of 220 buildings will open their doors to the public in the largest program Open House Melbourne has ever presented. There are 70 new buildings in the program, as well as 24 residential properties and 81 buildings in the City of Melbourne. The full program and building list can now be viewed via openhousemelbourne.org

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Jul
1
2:00 PM14:00

Blues, Brews & BBQs

  • 29 Sydney Road Brunswick, VIC, 3058 Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come down and support a good cause and enjoy a day of winter beers, bloody mary's, mulled cider, and BBQ at our free event! Live music throughout the day by DJ Relaxative (Nick Cooper), Jess Parker and the Troubled Waters, and Skyscraper Stan and the Commission Flats. Tickets are free but registration is preferred, as space is limited.

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Jun
30
to Jul 22

Christmas in July: Winter Wonderlights at Sovereign Hill

During the day, Christmas trees and colourful decorations will line the Main Street of Sovereign Hill. ‘Hands-on' activities for children, a full theatre program, faux snow falls and delicious treats bringing Christmas cheer to all. By night, as the sun sets and the snowflakes fall, Main Street will be transformed by sparkling grand-scale images and bright Winter Wonderlights dancing along its familiar façades.

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