Lonsdale Street turns into a mouth-watering Greek haven, plus an all weekend taco & tequila festival and the return of St Kilda Fest this coming Sunday & more.
Stunted on what to do this weekend? Don’t fret – we’ve compiled our top picks for what’s on this week, so all you have to do is grab your friends and show up!
St Kilda Festival
St Kilda Foreshore, St Kilda
The annual St Kilda Festival is back this Sunday the 11th of Feb including some major headliners like Baker Boy, The Jezabels, Tkay Maidza, The Bennies and Mallrat. The event is completely free and kicks off at 10am.
Melbourne Zoo, Parkville
Catch some of your favourite artists, bands and Dj’s lighting up the Melbourne Zoo at dusk for the next month! The Preatures are playing this Friday the 9th of Feb with a whole host of other artists taking the stage up until the 10th of March. Tickets are available online.
Valentines Day at Garden State Hotel
101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD
There’s no better place to spoil your special someone than at Garden State this Valentine’s Day. Indulge in a culinary journey led by Head Chef Ashly Hicks as four set courses consisting of amuse, entrée, main served with sides, and finished with dessert for just $65pp are layed out right in front of you. Or alternatively indulge in a six-course degustation for just $90pp. All dietaries catered for. Bookings recommended.
Taco & Tequila Festival
The Food Truck Park, 518 High St, Preston
Name a more iconic duo… We’ll wait.
Mexican food and dranks are taking over The Food Truck Park this weekend featuring all your classics like pulled pork tacos and fresh margheritas, plus the addition of a few other dishes and drinks that you might not have tried yet. The event includes free entry, is pet-friendly and open to all ages. Timings: Friday 9th Feb 5pm-10pm, Saturday 10th from 12pm-10pm, Sunday 11th from 12pm-9pm.
South Melbourne Night Market
322-326 Coventry St, South Melbourne
Only the freshest seafood dishes, out of this world pastries and amazing, local produce can be found at the South Melbourne Markets – which luckily, are now open from 5:30pm every Thursday up until the 22nd of Feb!
Waterside Hotel Welcome Back Party
508 Flinders St, Melbourne CBD
Have you checked out the new Waterside Hotel? They’re throwing a FREE party so you can do just that. Enjoy a night of food, beverage and entertainment on them. Travel between 3 levels from 6pm to 10pm and discover Melbourne’s oldest pub reimagined. RSVP required.
Lonsdale Street Festival
Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Opa! It’s time to celebrate the amazing Greek culture that permeates throughout our city. The Lonsdale Street Festival is hosting amazing events to entertain and educate the people of Melbourne this weekend on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th. The events are free and a pure delight for everyone. Plus, this can be your chance to indulge in that double meat, extra garlic sauce souvlaki and not feel guilty about it…
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