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.
Queen Victoria Market ‘140’ Street Party
Queen St, Melbourne
The Queen Victoria Market is a long-time Melbourne favourite, and they’re throwing a street party in celebration of its 140 years of life.
It’s an invitation you won’t want to ignore, as the events kick off at 10am on the 29th of April and continue on until 4pm, in a fun-filled day full of family-friendly activities, performers, food stalls and entertainment.
In an explosion of cultural inspiration, you can spend the day watching comedy acts, magicians, getting your face painted or party on at the silent disco. Foodies can indulge in classics including George the Fishmonger, Drums Café and Taki’s Doughnut Balls.
Beer and Ball at Waterside Hotel
508 Flinders St, Melbourne
A day of remembrance and rest is around the corner, and the Waterside Hotel has got your ANZAC day plans sorted.
The mid-week public holiday promises a day of Beer and Ball kicking off at 12pm, so footy lovers can sit back and watch the Collingwood vs Essendon game in style.
Pre-book a table and you’ll be handed a pot of Carlton Draught on arrival, not to mention the game day burgers and cocktails that’ll end your day feeling well-rested and well fed.
All You Can Eat Gyoza
Bosozoku 34A Bray Street South Yarra
Feeling those hump day blues? Get through the workday and head to Bosozoku from 5pm every Wednesday for an all-you-can eat Gyoza feast. The eccentric Japanese biker bar offers either vegetarian or pork gyoza for $25.
Eat until your heart is as full as your belly!
50 Years of Hofbrauhaus Melbourne
18/28 Market Ln, Melbourne
It’s time to pull on your Lederhosen and grab a stein because the Hofbrauhaus Melbourne is celebrating its 50th birthday. Always up for a good time, the German pub is turning it up a notch with an epic all-day party on the 28th of April.
The day includes free entertainment with Bavarian beer-drinking songs, competitions and of course that hearty food Melbournians have come to know and love.
2 Gough Street Cremorne
Untold Melbourne is part of the Reach Exhibition coming to Melbourne from the 21st-29th of April.
25 of the world’s top urban artists are coming together to raise a target of $1 million for the Reach Foundation, in a display of culture, history and artistic merit towards a worthy cause.
The exciting contemporary installation is open from 10am-6pm, calling artists from Australia, USA, UK, France and the Netherlands to create a worldly collection, set on the riverside of the Malt District development in Cremorne.
Tickets are $10.
By Valentina Griesheimer
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