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.
Diwali Festival of Light
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.
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.
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.
Where: Errol Street, Victoria Street and surrounding laneways and venues North Melbourne
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.