Melbourne Festivals

Juniperlooza: Melbourne’s massive gin festival takes over The Boatbuilders Yard this month

November 7, 2017

Melbourne’s one-day gin extravaganza, Juniperlooza, is set for a return this month with a packed line-up of 19 independent Australian and international producers who will be showcasing their expressions as well as exclusive cocktails up and down the waterside Boatbuilders Yard. In addition, there’ll be a bunch of “Talk & Taste” sessions spread throughout the […]

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Melbourne’s free dumpling festival returns this weekend

October 17, 2017

Mark Friday 20th October in your calendar dumpling lovers because following last year’s debut the folks at 206 Bourke Street have decided to bring back their epic free-entry dumpling festival, with some of the city’s best on board. Exclusive pop-ups, a tea cocktail bar, a Brooklyn Brewery beer garden and live entertainment will be set […]

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Melbourne’s dedicated Espresso Martini festival will return in November

October 8, 2017

Off the back of last year’s hugely successful event, Mr Black’s Festival of the Espresso Martini is set to pop-up at Melbourne’s famous Meat Market for a full weekend in November. Set to be bigger than last year’s festival, the venue will be transformed into four different bar areas for coffee lovers to get across, […]

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Melbourne’s three-day Chinese lantern festival returns this weekend

October 3, 2017

Melbourne’s annual Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival by Crown Melbourne is set to return this weekend, stretching over three days for its fifth year in bringing tens of thousands of locals and visitors together for food, family and entertainment along the Crown Riverwalk. With various Asian eats offered from stalls which line the walk, as well as […]

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Melbourne Central is planning a two day….Unicorn Festival

July 5, 2017

Surprisingly Melbourne has never had a Unicorn Festival before. What’s even more surprising is that unicorn doesn’t mean a multi-coloured mythical horse-like creature with a sharp horn anymore; it means sugary, ‘gram-worthy desserts like donuts, scrolls and ice creams. That’s what’s in store for Melbourne locals and visitors at the city’s first ever Unicorn Festival, […]

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A big Tasmanian food and wine festival is coming to Sydney and Melbourne this August

May 30, 2017

A huge showcase of Tasmania’s famed produce will once again hop on over to the mainland when Vin Diemen returns later this year. The traveling food and wine festival will bring a very comprehensive platform for Tasmania’s finest producers to both Sydney and Melbourne, celebrating the event’s third year with an extended lineup. Some of […]

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Melbourne Tea Festival promises rarities and workshops when it returns this month

May 8, 2017

An interactive one-day event celebrating everything tea is coming back after a successful debut last year at Melbourne Exhibition Centre, attracting more than 4,200 tea lovers. The aromatic Melbourne Tea Festival will aim at connecting guests to specialty teas from all over the world, highlighting exciting tea purveyors who will be on hand to showcase […]

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Flour Market’s massive donut festival is returning to the streets of Melbourne this month

May 7, 2017

Get your gluttonous self down to Melbourne Central on Wednesday 17th May because the fine folk behind local institution Flour Market are putting on a one-night-only festival dedicated exclusively to one of the greatest culinary creations of all time: the donut. The world’s most livable city boasts some of the finest donut connoisseurs in the […]

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Epic program announced for Melbourne’s Good Beer Week 2017

April 10, 2017

Australia’s premier craft beer festival, Good Beer Week is returning to Melbourne from 12-21 May for its seventh year, celebrating the best of Australian and International brews. To help punters choose their own Good Beer Week adventure, this year’s program has been streamlined into four main categories: Beer Lover, Foodie, Beer Geek, and Good Times. […]

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Coburg Velodrome is hosting a Nepalese dumpling festival this month (Melbourne)

March 15, 2017

After hosting their large scale, four-day food truck festival earlier this year, the team behind Coburg Velodrome have announced their next outing: a celebration of the forthcoming Holi festival and Nepalese culture. The cultural event imbued with colour and love will inspire a free dumpling festival on Sunday 26th March, with a packed day featuring […]

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Paris to Provence: three day French festival coming to Melbourne this month

November 13, 2016

The 8th annual Paris to Provence Melbourne French Festival is returning later to South Yarra later this month, bringing with it a comprehensive and diverse slice of Parisian culture to help transport Australians to France through sight, sound, taste, and aroma. The pop-up French village will be located at Como House and Garden from Friday […]

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Juniperlooza: Melbourne’s riverside gin festival is back

October 16, 2016

After a successful outing last year, Melbourne’s premiere celebration of all things gin, Juniperlooza will head to Federation Wharf this November for its second time in Australia. Across two days, the weekend riverside festival will bring in a huge range of Australian and internationally crafted gins to champion one of the most loved and adaptable […]

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