The city lights up in February with White Night Festival, Lunar New Year celebrations, an open-air cinema at the MCG & more.
Hit up these events and bedazzle your mates with your awesome plans, check out our top picks!
Returning to Melbourne on the 17th of Feb, White Night will illuminate the streets, laneways and parks of the city from 7pm-7am.
Featuring interactive performances, vivid projections and musical hubs, immerse yourself in the eclectic experience this summer.
Lunar New Year at Crown
Riverwalk, Southbank Melbourne
The flame towers on Crown’s Riverwalk have long been a crowd-favourite in Melbourne, but this month they’ll be getting the makeover of a lifetime.
Transforming into fire-breathing dragons in celebration of the Lunar New Year, talented Melbourne street artists will be getting to work to reveal the breathtaking live art installation, open from the 12th-27th of Feb, 8pm for half an hour.
Food For Thought
Arbory Bar and Eatery, 1 Flinders Walk Melbourne
Support awareness for mental health and book yourself a ticket to The Arbory Bar and Eatery on Monday the 12th of Feb.
Starting at 6.15pm, the special night includes an 8-course canape and beverage menu designed by some of Melbourne’s top chefs, with all proceeds being donated to Beyond Blue and RUOK. Tickets are available at $100pp.
Cinema at the G’
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Run your fingers through the lush grass at the G’ whilst enjoying an open-air cinema experience with friends or a special someone.
Starting at 8.30pm for only two nights, check out this unique viewing on the 23rd or 24th of Feb, accompanied by a Pimms pop-up, popcorn and snacks to keep your taste-buds satisfied.
Melbourne Japanese Summer Fest
Enlighten your cultural senses by heading down to the Melbourne Japanese Summer Fest on the 25th of Feb. Combining the best of contemporary and traditional Japanese culture, this event kicks off at 11.30am at Fed Square and runs till the early evening, providing live entertainment, activities and of course-food.
The River Terrace will be lined with stalls offering some of Melbourne’s most mouth-watering Japanese food-how could you pass this up!
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