This life-changing event offers the people of Melbourne the opportunity to experience directly the power of meditation and positive thinking. International spiritual teacher and Buddhist nun, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, has touched the hearts of thousands of people world-wide through her powerful and inspiring public talks.
Enjoy live music all weekend, participate in a huge number of free interactive activities and indulge in great food, wine, beer and cider while you dance the weekend away in the sunshine. Check out the market stalls showcasing locally and handmade products, experience a thrill with rides and amusements for all ages or take advantage of your time at the waterfront and visit the annual Sand Sculpting Exhibition.
All the craft beers you could ever desire, brought together for your taste buds to enjoy. Also, get the chance to immerse yourself in the brewing process and discover the fine art of matching your favourite ales with food.
The picturesque Rippon Lea Mansion & Gardens will be hosting its first-ever outdoor cinema. Each movie will kick off at 8.30pm, with gates opening at 6pm, so you can have a drink, some eat from the food trucks on site and wander around the gorgeous gardens.
The festival is a well-established summer tradition. Join hundreds of thousands of other as they enjoy this diverse community event. Includes free activities, markets and performers such as Baker Boy. Been running since 1980.
Tucked amongst undulating green hills by the rambling Tambo river is beautiful Bruthen. Come join us for our annual little big blues bash. There is something for everyone. Markets, free music and buskers in the town gardens, workshops, boogie on down at the pub. There is a variety of free and ticketed events at various venues across town. We would love you to join us.
Returns to the streets, laneways and parks of Melbourne with colourful projections and awe-inspiring installations to interactive performances, puppetry and an array of musical hubs. There will be so much to see.
China Town host the Chinese New Year Festivals. The venue offers its own festival theme, performances and food. Visitors will experience Chinese Lion Dance, Firecrackers, Traditional Folk Music, Dancers, Martial Artists and much more.
The Transitions Film Festival showcases groundbreaking documentaries about the social and technological innovations, revolutionary ideas and trailblazing change makers that are leading the way to a better world.
The Festival is a visionary program dedicated to spotlighting the complex challenges, cutting-edge ideas, creative innovations and mega-trends that are redefining what it means to be human. The festival focuses on showcasing films about the solutions to society's greatest challenges and inspiring people to create change.
Considered Melbourne's ultimate Urban Adventure Race allowing competitors to experience the thrill and excitement of an Amazing Race in their own city! Competing in teams of 2, competitors will race around Melbourne visiting famous landmarks and locations while completing a variety of activities along the way. The event will once again be raising funds to support the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation.