Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

This week is a cold one guys. However, do not stress, as we have found some amazing events to enjoy whilst brazing the cold Melbourne breeze. If you can handle it, head up to Mt Baw Baw to celebrate Oktoberfest, or if you’re more of a warm-blooded animal, pop down to Chuckle Park for some... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Tequila is the word of the week with the upcoming World Tequila Day on Tuesday, but if spirits aren’t your flavour, be sure to check out our other events happening in Sydney this week, including a dog film festival and a smoky night market. World Tequila Day @ Bar Patrón by Rockpool 2 Phillip St... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
This Pop-Up Lolly Wonderland Is What Sweet Dreams Are Made Of

Calling everyone with a sweet-tooth! Quite literally, a giant pop-up lolly shop has opened in Fitzroy. Sugar Republic is a refurbed warehouse that’s been transformed into a playground for adults. Hop, skip and jump throughout while nibbling on sweet, sweet candy and confectionary alike. Take your pick of swimming through a giant ball pit, jumping... more info


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A European Themed Laneway Night Market Is Here

Nothing encapsulates the perfect winter night in true European fashion like strolling through a local night market. But aside from the fortunate and equally sporadic European travels, we fellow Australians are relatively unaccustomed to this foreign and exotic concept. Thankfully, Madame Brussels Lane has answered all your prayers, even the ones you didn’t know you... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Get Free Burgers This Wednesday If You’re A Blues Fan!

Calling all Blues fans! To celebrate the State of Origin finale, Made by the Hill is giving away FREE burgers to anybody who stays and watches the Blues win the 2018 title at the bar – provided there is no upset loss! To get a free burger, all you have to do is pop down to... more info


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Get Around This American Inspired Bottomless Boozy Brunch

Hungover on a Sunday? Don’t worry we’ve found something that will cure you. (Best way to cure a hangover is with more alcohol right?) The popular American-style restaurant, Fancy Hank’s, has started up Fancy Brunch Sundays! Which is essentially an American-esque bottomless boozy brunch. Unlimited alcohol and slow cooked American BBQ, could it get any better? Fancy Hank’s... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On: Christmas In July Edition

We have officially survived 6 months of 2018 and what a better way to celebrate than Christmas in July festivities! We’ve taken the pain out of searching for the best events and gathered our favs for you. Read on to get the low-down. Rock Pool Bar & Grill Christmas Lunch 7 Alfred Place, Melbourne The... more info


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Your Guide To What’s On: Christmas In July Edition

Grab your winter jumpers and Christmas sweaters from the back of your wardrobe because Christmas in July is on its way! We’ve found some of the best events to help kick-start the chrissy vibes. Christmas Beer Class 201 Clarence St, Sydney CBD Love Christmas? Love food? Love beer? Perfect, we’ve got the night for you.... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

A lot is going on in Sydney this week! Ever wanted to enjoy some craft beer with some of the world’s best BBQ food? How about listening to local bluegrass musicians jam whilst you sip on a mulled wine inside a glasshouse? Sounds perfect right? Read on to see what other events are blasting off... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
The Must-See Events At Melbourne’s New York City Festival

From June to October 2018, MEL&NYC Festival is coming to Melbourne to celebrate two of the world’s greatest cities, Melbourne and New York City. Coupled with the Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) exhibition presented at the National Gallery of Victoria, MEL&NYC is bringing a mix of programs covering art, culture, discourse, film, food and more. With... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

There is no end to the creativity of Melbournians. Trust us to find an unusual premise for a festival or party – any reason is good enough if it means we can dine, drink, and dance. Find below festivals celebrating tiny dogs, onesies, winter solstice and more. A Tiny Dog Festival 520 High St, Thornbury... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide to What’s On This Week

Whether you want to try your hand at scoring some free chicken, dive into a 7-foot high all you can eat cheese dome, or dance the night away – there is plenty of things happening this week in Sydney to keep you occupied! The Cheese Dome First Fleet Park, The Rocks Coming to Sydney is... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
WIN 1 of 5 Double Passes To The Sydney Film Festival

*GIVEAWAY TIME! WE HAVE 5 x DOUBLE PASSES TO PRESENT TO SOME LUCKY WINNERS TO ATTEND THE CLOSING NIGHT OF THE SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL* Head to our Facebook page here to enter! All you have to do is ‘like’ the Hidden City Secrets Sydney page and ‘tag’ who you would take to the film with... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide to What’s On This Week

Alright the long weekend is over and has officially been done and dusted. However, that doesn’t mean you need to stay at home and do nothing! If we know Melbournians, it’s that we like to party and party we shall. Prepare for Live Blues, a brownies festival, Mario Kart Racing and more. Mushroom Mario Kart... more info


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Free Pizza For Those Who Share A Name With The Royal Family!

If you are lucky enough to be named after the Royal Family you can get yourself some free pizza on Monday June 11! Stretched Pizza in Coburg is celebrating the Queen’s Birthday the right way, with pizza. Calling all Elizabeths, Phillips, Charles’, Camillas, Williams, Harrys, Kates, Georges, Charlottes, Louis’ and the recent addition Meghan! You... more info


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What’s On Guide: Queen’s Birthday Edition

Everyone’s favourite Queen is having her birthday this weekend, and what’s not to love about a long weekend? But what if you don’t know what to do with this newfound free time? Don’t worry about that – whether you’re in the mood for a winery walkabout, rooftop parties or a bottomless brunch – we’ve got you... more info


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What’s on Guide: Queen’s Birthday Edition

With the Queen’s Birthday Weekend coming up, there’s certainly a lot to do in Sydney this week, whether it’s grabbing a delicious Italian cocktail for Negroni Week or spending a few days in the NSW Central Ranges. Read on to see what awaits you during this royal week. Negroni Week @ The Morrison 225 George... more info


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A Pop-up Gin Party is Arriving in Melbourne!

World Gin Day is coming to Melbourne! Luckily for us, Wilson and Market are transforming their suave terrace bar into a pop-up Gin Alley!! On June 9 from 2pm – 6pm you can expect a mini gin festival with an extensive range of international and local gins. Seriously, could we ask for anything more? Sip... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

For most the last days of autumn and warm weather are something to be mourned. However as Sydney-siders know, the start of June means the start of Vivid and a time of celebration. But if you’re not into the shining lights of this amazing festival we’ve got you covered better than any grandma-knitted sweater ever... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

The first days of winter fall right in the middle of this upcoming week and we understand that the winter blues have officially been set in motion. But that’s ok! Because with sublime cocktails, live music – including a bit of smooth jazz – and an injection of Winona Ryder back onto the big screen,... more info


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Book Your Function For A Chance To Win Lunch And A Gin Tasting!

Sand Hill Road are celebrating EOFY by giving away 3 double passes for a free lunch at the Garden State Hotel followed by a tour and tasting at Healesville’s Four Pillars Distillery. To be in the running, book a private function at any of their venues listed in this article before June 10th. Four Pillars... more info


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The Top 5 Must-see Events at Vivid Sydney!

Vivid returns to Sydney for its 10th Anniversary and is jam packed with incredible light spectaculars, events, food, music and innovative ideas! This 23-day festival will run from 25 May to 16 June and features a plethora of opportunities to be wowed. So, to make your Vivid experience a lil smoother we’ve picked 5 of... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

It is officially getting very chilly and gloomy in Melbourne. But don’t worry, this week is jam packed with many opportunities to get your hands on a bev, some food, movies and even dogs! Yes, we said dogs! From mulled wine and cheese to a dog festival and exciting vegan exclusives, we have got your... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
What’s on: A 2 Day Long Wine Festival Along The Murray River

A weekend of wine and sweet serenity is almost upon us, as the masterful Winemakers of Rutherglen prepare for the return of the annual Winery Walkabout. Spanning the Queen’s birthday long weekend on the 9th and 10th of June, the event promises a jam-packed experience of the region, where festival-goers can indulge in wine tastings,... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Weekly What’s On Guide: Good Beer Week & World Whisky Day

How do you keep the winter blues at bay? Alcohol (Please consult a medical or legal practitioner before taking any advice from us). May is bringing doom, gloom, and lethargy, but Melbourne is fighting to keep the (literal) spirits up – or rather, downed. Arm yourself from the choices below. Brooklyn Block Party at Ferdydurke... more info


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WIN A Double Pass To The Underground Cinema Opening Night!

*GIVEAWAY TIME! WE HAVE A DOUBLE PASS TO PRESENT TO A LUCKY WINNER TO ATTEND UNDERGROUND CINEMA’S OPENING NIGHT IN MELBOURNE* Head to the Hidden City Secrets Facebook page, like our page and tag who you would take in the comments below for your chance to win.     Click Here To Enter!   Competition... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Melbournians, rejoice. While we have entered into the deep chills of the Autumn season, our city’s events for this week will make those warm blankets and hot chocolates seem like old news. From a Marvel-inspired food truck festival to the annual Makers and Shakers Festival (come hungry), we’ve got your guide to a delicious, culture-packed week in Melbourne.... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

As Autumn creeps around the corner and the sunny days go fewer and far between, we’ve rounded up some of April’s best events that’ll keep your summer spirit alive. From street food parties to urban art shows, the next few weeks are rich in flavour and culture, leaving you feeling nourished from the inside out.... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Many of us are still coming out of the Easter egg coma this week, making it extremely tempting to stay in. We’re here to tell you to step away from your eighth Lindt Bunny, wipe that bit of melted chocolate off your face and get out of the house. There’s a ton of fun-filled activities on... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Your Guide To What’s On This Week

It’s that time of the week. You’re running on 99% coffee, 1% dry shampoo and are 100% considering trying to make a decent living off of selling those Beanie Babies stored in your parents house. Well, we hear ya! Take a break, look to the weekend and check out some fun-filled activities to get you back... more info


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Holy Truck! Food Trucks Are Taking Over The Gaso

Our beloved local bluestone, The Gasometer Hotel, has just added another layer to their already delicious onion of live music, cheap eats and good vibes.As of April 4th, The Gaso will be teaming up with Cluster Truck to provide a rotating array of the best food trucks in town for six glorious months. Each month,... more info


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What’s On Guide: Thursday 29th March 2018

Are you sitting at home, bored? Listless? Wondering what to do this week? My, oh my, have we got a treat for you. Suffer a laugh-induced coma at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival or gain some knowledge at Melbourne Museum’s insane Vikings Exhibit. The week is positively brimming with events for you and your friends to enjoy!... more info


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The National Hotel is Throwing a Hawker Street Food Party

The Easter long weekend is fast approaching and The National Hotel in Richmond is hosting a holiday eve, Asian-inspired bonanza! The outdoor party in the beer garden will feature Hawker-style street food and will kick off at 6pm on the 29th of March, serving up a selection of pan-Asian inspired food and cocktail specials throughout... more info


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What’s on Guide: Easter Weekend

The Easter weekend is on its way! It’s a jam-packed few days in Melbourne, so prepare for the big event with our comprehensive guide of what’s on. If you don’t yet have plans, gather the mates, the kids, or anyone ready to party, because you will after this. The Food Truck Park Chocolate Festival 518... more info


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Secret Warehouse Music Gig: Solomun

Firstly, three time ‘Best DJ in the world’ Solomun is headed to Australia. Secondly, his Melbourne show is at an exclusive, secret-as-anything warehouse venue. Thirdly, this has got to be an epic event based on the first and second points alone. Solomun will be performing an extended set in one of Melbourne’s most secretive event... more info


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All You Can Eat Pizza For Only $20

Pizza lovers, rejoice. Your prayers have been answered by the pizza gods, and you can now indulge in all-you-can-eat-pizza every Monday night at (nearly) every Salt Meats Cheese venue. And trust us, you knead this in your life. Salt Meats Cheese is a family-owned Italian restaurant, delivering a passion for food and shared experiences in... more info


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Sustainable Seafood Foodtrucks Land on Sydney’s Shores

This March, we’re keepin’ it wild with the launch of Australia’s very first Sustainable Seafood Week. Head down to Martin Place between the 12-18th of March to score yourself some ocean-friendly eats and help support a cause dedicated to sustainability. Held by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC,) Sustainable Seafood Week is all about enjoying wild-caught... more info


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A Spicy Latin Street Party is Taking Over Vic Markets

The hump day slump can be rough, so why not Flamenco dance your way through it? Queen Victoria’s Night Market is throwing a Latin Street Party on Wednesday 14th March and you’re invited. With live entertainment, mouth-watering paella and dance lessons at your beck and call, you won’t want to miss this explosive fiesta. The live... more info


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Brunswick Music Festival’s 30th Anniversary

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Brunswick Music Festival is once again lighting up the streets and bringing the beats to one of Melbourne’s most alternative, creative and multicultural suburbs. In the two-week-long, much-loved annual event, the very best music talent – both local and international – are showcased on the grand and grungy stages... more info


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WIN 2 x Double Passes to the Gourmet Cinema

All the foodies, put your hands up. All the cinephiles, make some noise…? Well if you’re inclined to do both, then you can do so at this year’s Gourmet Cinema. And luckily, we’re giving away 2 x double passes to attend any of the below sessions this March as a VIP with your own lawn... more info