Christmas in the City
Whilst Melbourne’s CBD is bursting with Christmas festivities and decorations, why not take a wander around and check them out, who doesn’t love a giant novelty candy cane!
Location: Melbourne CBD, Swanston Street, City Square, Bourke St Mall
Dates: 4th– 25th December
Made In Melbourne Film Festival
Yet another film festival rolls around, showcasing Melbourne’s fine talent of filmmakers. The Festival offers a multitude of short films to enjoy, all filmed here in Melbourne.
Location: Night One: Tuesday 11th The Astor Theatre, 1 Chapel St, St Kilda
Night Two: Wednesday 12th The Order of Melbourne, 2/401 Swanston St
Dates: 11th– 12th December
World Hula Hoop Day
Yes you read that right. Ring up your friends, round up your neighbours and dust-off those hula hoops to celebrate World Hula Hoop Day!
South Melbourne Night Market
For your dose of local designers and independent fashion, delicious market food and fun entertainment, catch the South Melbourne Night Market in its second last week for this year.
Location: Under the Verandah, Coventry and Cecil Streets, South Melbourne
Dates: 4th October- 20th December
Price: FREE ENTRY
Melbourne Women’s International Jazz Festival
Listen to the sultry sounds of women in jazz, celebrating women as both musicians and jazz composers. The Festival features both international and local jazz acts. Take a wander down Bennetts Lane, where most of the events are being held.
Location: Federation Square and Bennetts Lane, Melbourne
Dates: 2nd-16th December
Peoples Market, Acclaim Magazine: Philly Block Party
The people’s market in Collingwood will be running as usual, but Acclaim Magazine will be there to bringing the party to the block in order to help celebrate the launch of their pop up stall open for the rest of December, kicking off this Saturday 3pm.
Location: 64-68 Stanley Street, Collingwood
Dates: Peoples Market runs Thursday-Sunday through December
Price: FREE ENTRY
Luna Park Centenary: Winding the Clock back to 1912
Celebrate all the childhood memories of eating too much food, and going on one too many rides at Luna Park this Sunday the 16th. Enjoy live local acts, vintage rides and all kinds of 20th Century goodies!
Location: Luna Park
Dates: Saturday 15th– Sunday 16th December
Price: FREE ENTRY, tickets for rides cost extra.