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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Week

Catch live entertainment at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, or head to St Kilda to catch a series of never-before-seen artworks.
By Concrete Playground
June 15, 2021
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  • Food & Drink

    Yagiz Friday Long Lunch

    Take a trip to Turkey on your lunchbreak.

  • Food & Drink

    Good Food Month Fridays at Poodle Bar & Bistro

    This Friday feed is worth an extended lunchbreak.

  • Food & Drink

    Fifty-Cent Big Macs at McDonald's

    The fast food chain is celebrating 50 years of serving burgers in Australia.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ballroom Blitz

    Check out Melbourne's best up-and-comers at this Sunday session.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Emerging Writers' Festival 2021

    Hear from star authors like Sisonke Msimang, catch readings from emerging literary talent and check out a short story masterclass — all online.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lapsis

    This low-budget dystopian sci-fi satire takes on the gig economy, with sharp, savage and must-see results.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

    The latest 'Conjuring' film serves up the franchise's usual bumps and jumps with gusto, but too much about this threequel fails to surprise.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    My Name Is Gulpilil

    This moving and probing documentary pays tribute to the face of Australian cinema — and one of the nation's astounding on-screen talents.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cruella

    Emma Stone and Emma Thompson are clearly having a ball, but too much about this '101 Dalmatians' prequel sticks to a formula.

  • Food & Drink

    Night Noodle Markets At Home

    This year, the annual hawker-style food festival is delivering its dishes to your house.

  • Food & Drink

    The Pairing Method: Food and Wine Down to the Element

    This Good Food Month lunch and tasting session promises to level-up your wine pairing game.

  • Food & Drink

    Rare Hare Let's Do Lunch

    Make a weekday break from the big smoke for this Good Food Month lunch spread.

  • Food & Drink

    King of the Wing Festival

    Tuck into ten different flavours during this two-month fest.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese at The Westin

    The Westin's cheese-themed high tea is back — and it's as gouda as ever.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    A Quiet Place Part II

    The sequel to 2018's big horror hit is just as savvy, smart and engaging — and places just as much emphasis on silence.

  • Food & Drink

    Italian Yum Cha

    Work your way through bite-sized portions of Italian deliciousness — with chopsticks.

  • Food & Drink

    El Camino Cantina's Not So Soft Drink Series

    The Tex-Mex chain is serving up soft drink-inspired margaritas for two months.

  • Food & Drink

    Besties Brunch

    This limited-time, two-person brunch feed clocks in at $35 — get in quick to nab a ticket.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Disney: The Magic of Animation

    Explore the Mouse House's huge animated catalogue via more than 500 original paintings, sketches and drawings.

  • Food & Drink

    Melbourne Good Food Month 2021

    The month-long dining festival returns with a bang this June.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Winter Village 2021

    Go ice skating, hang out in an igloo, enjoy a snow shower and dip marshmallows in espresso martini-flavoured chocolate fudge sauce.

  • Food & Drink

    Queen Victoria Winter Night Market 2021

    After sitting out 2020, Melbourne's cosy outdoor situation of fondue, hot cider and lots of snow is back.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    East Gippsland Winter Festival 2021

    This three-week winter festival in East Gippsland is a must-do for your next weekend away.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian Impressionism

    Ahead of the NGV's much-hyped French Impressionism exhibition later this year, this show dives into Australia's own connection to the 19th-century art movement.

  • Food & Drink

    Wine and Cheese Sundays

    Wrap up the weekend with vino and free cheese.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nicole Kidman Retrospective

    Revisit 13 films from the Australian actor's lengthy career.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Slow Moving Waters

    TarraWarra Museum of Art's Biennial exhibition is all about taking it slow.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Margherita and Margarita Sundays

    St Kilda's PB's is hosting weekly all-you-can-eat pizza sessions — with endless margaritas, too.

  • Food & Drink

    Glazed High Tea

    A gluten free, dairy free and nut free high tea that the whole crew can enjoy.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Mirka

    St Kilda's Jewish Museum of Australia will be home to never-before-seen Mora works.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Becoming You: An Incomplete Guide

    This new exhibition celebrates real-life coming-of-age tales.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    David Lynch Retrospective

    BYO damn fine cup of coffee for this season of Lynch's ten features.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Treasures of the Natural World

    Two-hundred of the oldest and strangest objects from London's Natural History Museum are coming to Melbourne.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Break out the butterbeer — the acclaimed play has brought its magic back to the stage.

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