Moomba is one of Victoria’s biggest and most creative festivals, it celebrates culture, community and of course, Melbourne. St Kilda road takes part in its annual tradition of hosting the Moomba parade, where you can experience the colour and excitement before heading over to the festival.
Location: St Kilda Road
Dates: 11am, 11th March
LMFF: Little Black Dress Project
The essential item in any women’s wardrobe is the Little Black Dress; if you own one but aren’t certain on how to style it, BusinessChic.com.au photographer and stylist Cheryl Lin explored fifty-two ways the LBD can be styled and fit perfectly for any occasion. Visitors who choose to wear their own LBD to the exhibition have the opportunity to win a style session from Cheryl Lin.
Location: Melbourne Central, Level 2 Link Bridge
Dates: 1st-31st March
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival: The Foodpreneurs
As part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, James Lork, Katrina Myers and Jess Ho set out on a mission to revolutionise the way we think about food and farming our produce. They explain how collaboration, branding, design and social media are shaping what we eat.
Location: The Edge, Federation Square
Dates: 6:00-7:30pm, 13th March
Price: $25 (book prior)
Alliance French Film Festival
Broaden your French film repertoire by attending some screenings at participating cinemas across Melbourne. Il sera magnifique!
Location: Palace Cinema Como, Palace Balwyn, Palace Westgarth, Palace Brighton Bay and Kino Cinemas
Dates: 6th-24th March
Price: General Admission: $19.50
Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Following Midsumma and Mardi Gras comes the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. It’s on for ten days and opens on the 14th of March. Head down to either of the participating cinemas and see films worth celebrating.
Location: ACMI and Hoyts Cinemas Melbourne Central
Dates: 14th-25th March
Price: $20-$355 for a full festival pass
Zine Making with Max Nie
Poet Max Nie invites you all to create your own zine; with typewriters and materials provided, all you need is your creative side and/or an interest in poetry and print.
Location: The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport
Dates: 1pm-3pm, 16th March
Thai Culture and Food Festival
From 10am until late experience the flavour and colour of Thailand in Melbourne, with dancers, entertainment and traditional food, there’s no passport necessary for this exotic getaway.
Location: Federation Square
Dates: 10am-late, 17th March