What’s on in Melbourne this October? There’s so many fabulous events that we had to double the number of picks!
Friday Nights @ NGV: Friday 2 October
“Friday Nights at NGV returns this winter, running over six Fridays from 2 October to 6 November as part of the 2015 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition.”
Docklands Blues Festival (Free): Sunday 4 October
“Sunday October 4th will see over 20 Blues acts perform on 4 indoor/outdoor stages for this free event”
Victoriana Pleasure Garden Pop-Up Bar: Friday 9 October
Capture the spirit of the Victorian garden party and spring in all its glory in the flowery surrounds of Fitzroy’s conservatory.
VinItalia: Sunday 11 October
“VinItalia Food and Wine Festival is dedicated to showcasing, promote and sell fine Italian food and wine. Enter here for your chance to win tickets!”
Meyers Lane Latin Fiesta (Free): Sunday 11 October
“Showcasing the best of Meyers Place: San Telmo, Lily Blacks, Mr Big Stuff, Loop, and Loop Roof.”
Spring Into Gardening (Free): Sunday 11 October
“Spring Into Gardening would not be complete without the return of our renowned Great Plant Giveaway, where thousands of lucky attendees can take home a free plant to kick start their spring garden.”
Melbourne Salami Festival: Friday 16 October
The opening party will see the space filled with the festa faithful, apertivos and food from returning hosts D.O.C., masters of casual but charming occasions, before the hall’s transformation into a bustling Salumi Market.
Oktoberfest In The Gardens: Friday 23 October
12,000 people partying to the tunes of Oktoberfest in Birrarung Marr. We’ll be there! The event is almost sold out but you can enter to win tickets here.
Prahran Market Cheese Festival (Free): Saturday 24 October
“From Cheese Providores including Calendar Cheese, Red Cow Cheese, King Island Dairy and our very own Cheesemonger, Anthony Femia and more.”
Melbourne Central Unlocked: Sunday 25 October
“Explore Melbourne Central’s hidden nooks, rarely-seen vantage points and secret rooftops.”
The Village Festival: Thursday 29 October to 1 November
“The Village Festival is Australia’s travelling arts festival: a heady mix of music, mayhem and mesmerabilia wherever it goes.”
Phew…that’s a lot of fun to be had. Oh wait, we haven’t even mentioned Melbourne Festival!