The awesome spring activities in Melbourne you might not know about

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Amazing spring activities in Melbourne aren’t all about high-end fashion and horses. Spring time in Melbourne also boasts a fat stack of beautiful and culturally diverse events. There is a heap of great food, music and live entertainment in the world’s most liveable city as we head towards summer. Here are our brand agencies 5 tips for great spring activities in Melbourne.

spring activities in Melbourne

Diwali Festival of Light

When: 25/10/14

Where: Fed Square

Hosted at Fed Square the festival of life brings the charm and flavor of India to the heart of Melbourne. The Diwali Festival of light has food stalls, hand made jewellery, Bollywood performance and a Bollywood movie marathon. The festival is based on the Hindu belief of celebrating inner light and good triumphing over evil. Diwali featues gorgeous fireworks displays and glittering lamps and Bollywood costumes making it one of the most colourful spring activities in Melbourne.

Melbourne Festival

When: 10/10/14 – 26/10/14

Where: All over town

One of Melbourne’s premier international arts festivals, Melbourne Festival features some of the world’s biggest names in music, dance, theatre and circus. Melbourne festival prides itself on being quintessentially Melbourne.

 

Batman Market

Where: 14-22 Gaffney St Coburg

When: Saturdays and Sundays 9-3

The newest Melbourne market is brilliantly North of the river. Full of fresh, boutique and organic produce Batman market is the great place to find a delicious flavour combinations like mint chilli sauce. Batman market aims to be the ‘real foodie market’ in Melbourne and doing a pretty good job of it.

French Polynesian Festival

Where: Como House & Gardens South Yarra

When: 23/10/14 -27/10/2014

Featuring the culture of Tahiti and the surrounding French Islands, the French Polynesia festival is a four day cultural smorgasboard. Events include workshops, dance, film and plenty of food.

Spring Fling

Where: Errol Street, Victoria Street and surrounding laneways and venues 
North Melbourne

When: 19/10/14

Entering it’s 37th year Spring Fling is North Melbourne’s street and laneway festival. The event features food, market stalls, live performances and even a dog show and is one of the oldest and most diverse spring activities in Melbourne.