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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for December

Sip cocktails on the beach, see a sprawling park lit up after dark and wander through a maze.
By Concrete Playground
November 29, 2020
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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for December

Sip cocktails on the beach, see a sprawling park lit up after dark and wander through a maze.
By Concrete Playground
November 29, 2020
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Random International: Rain Room

    Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cameo Outdoor Cinema 2020–21

    Big releases, retro flicks, choc tops and popcorn under the stars in Belgrave.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ocean Invaders

    You can now get up close and personal with swarms of jellyfish at Sea Life's million-dollar exhibition.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne Music Week Extended

    The annual event is taking over bars, clubs and unusual Melbourne venues once again.

  • Design & Style

    MPavilion 2020

    Instead of building something new, the event is reactivating its previous six eye-catching structures.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    David Noonan: Stagecraft

    Transformation and ambiguity are the leading themes of this exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Cocktails

    Celebrate your new-found freedom with two hours of all-you-can-drink vinos, brews and specialty espresso martinis.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now

    This summer, catch the NGA's blockbuster exhibition that's bringing women into the spotlight.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Virtual Escape Rooms

    You'll need to hack a terrorist website and crack vaults to complete these virtual escape rooms.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

    Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists is going digital — and it’s free to watch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Victoria on Film

    Explore some of the best locally made movies via chats with those involved — including stars from 'Ali’s Wedding', 'The Dressmaker' and 'Crackerjack'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Visitors

    This new Darkfield Radio production begins with a dead couple inviting themselves into your house.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Imaginaria

    A multi-sensory playground with light-filled mazes, inflatable bubbles and a black hole simulator is taking over The District Docklands.

  • Food & Drink

    Cheese, Wine & Pottery Pack

    Gather your housemates for a night of cheese, wine and ceramics, delivered to your door.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cork and Canvas Reopening

    The much-loved paint-and-sip studio is returning with daily sessions from November 4.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    On the Rocks 3D Virtual Exhibition

    A virtual art exhibition bringing together pandemic-impacted creatives, featuring virtual food and drink.

  • Food & Drink

    Lakeside at Carousel

    A new lakeside picnic ground complete with food, booze and picnic gear to hire.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sea Life's Dining Under the Sea

    Tuck into a three-course meal — and two hours of drinks — while surrounded by marine creatures.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Wanderlust Melbourne

    Visit London, Paris and New York without leaving Melbourne.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sukkah

    A colourful pop-up structure symbolising community and connection has landed on Birrarung Marr.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Sky Castle

    Wander through inflatable arches at this luminous pop-up installation in Federation Square.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Japanese Film Festival 2020

    The annual cinematic event has gone digital this year — and it's completely free.

  • Food & Drink

    Juniperlooza 2020–21

    Melbourne's gin festival is back — and it's running all summer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Archie Plus

    A free program of portrait-inspired art celebrates diversity, resilience and acts of care.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    NGV Triennial 2020

    Expect giant mirrored sculptures by Jeff Koons, a pavilion made from trees that died during the Millennium Drought and a multi-sensory walkway.

  • Food & Drink

    $6.50 Spritzes, Beers and Rosé

    They're on offer from 12–5pm daily.

  • Food & Drink

    Festive Food Truck Stop

    The Queen Vic Market's four-week food truck party will sate your travel cravings and get you fired up for the festive season.

  • Food & Drink

    Arbory Afloat 2020

    The Yarra's floating bar returns with cocktails on tap and a Mediterranean menu.

  • Food & Drink

    QT Secret Garden Bar

    This hidden rooftop has Four Pillars gin cocktails and stunning city views.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Disney+ Drive-In

    Catch classic Disney, Marvel, Pixar and 'Star Wars' flicks at this pop-up outdoor cinema.

  • Food & Drink

    Maha's Glenmorangie Caketails

    Treat yourself to a decadent whisky cocktail and cake pairing from this Collingwood bar.

  • Design & Style

    LSKD Black Friday Sale

    Score up to 70 percent off your next gym or beach outfit.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Italian Film Festival 2020

    Finally heading to Victoria, this year's festival features Rome-set dramas and award-winning crime films.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Mank

    Six years after 'Gone Girl', David Fincher returns with a ravishing and icy drama about 'Citizen Kane' screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Monsoon

    'Crazy Rich Asians' star Henry Golding turns in a quietly potent performance in this homecoming drama, playing a Vietnamese-born man returning to Saigon for the first time in decades.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ellie and Abbie (and Ellie's Dead Aunt)

    Shot and set in Sydney, this proud, contemplative and engaging teen queer rom-com gives Aussie cinema something that it's been missing.

  • Design & Style

    Hugo Boss End-of-Year Outlet Sale 2020

    Dress like a Boss for half the price.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Creative Control Online Program

    The annual disability-focused arts event has gone digital with talks, workshops and a virtual art exhibition.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pick Your Own Cherries

    Head out to the Yarra Valley and get picking — and eating.

  • Food & Drink

    The Exchange Beach Club 2020–21

    This pop-up beach bar in Port Melbourne is back for another summer — with $2 oysters and weekend bottomless boozy brunches.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shakespeare Under The Stars 2020–21

    Pack a picnic and see Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' or 'Macbeth' play out in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Blink

    Luminous light projections will take over Werribee Park for 11 nights.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    American Utopia

    Thanks to this Spike Lee-directed movie, watching a phenomenal David Byrne concert film is no longer a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Possessor

    This nightmarish horror film about corporate-fuelled assassination via literal body snatching is one of 2020's most visceral and memorable movies.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Monster Fest 2020

    Check out a couple of Christmas-themed horror flicks, or a film about paramedics battling a trippy, reality-shifting new drug.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Corpus Christi

    Nominated for an Oscar in 2020, this Polish drama serves up a blistering examination of benevolence, redemption and acceptance.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Translators

    Set in the world of publishing, this slick French whodunnit serves up enough of a twisty mystery to keep viewers interested.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Happiest Season

    Starring Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis, this festive rom-com gives its well-worn genre a much-needed queer focus.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Misbehaviour

    Based on a true story, this spirited crowd-pleaser heads to the 1970 Miss World Pageant as it's targeted by women’s liberation movement protestors.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pentridge Open-Air Cinema

    Catch a movie under the stars at Melbourne's newest cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Free Christmas Films at Fed Square 2020

    Watch a festive or all-ages-friendly flick under the stars — without spending a cent.

  • Food & Drink

    QV Melbourne's Christmas Hub

    Sip watermelon daiquiris and eat build-your-own ramen at this pop-up underneath a 15-metre-tall Christmas tree.

  • Design & Style

    Jungle Collective End of Year Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale

    Fill your home with new green babies from this warehouse sale.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Inflatable Fun Park

    Bounce around Melbourne's pop-up inflatable theme park — and wander through a huge inflatable maze.

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