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9° & CLOUDY ON THURSDAY 20 JUNE IN MELBOURNE
By Concrete Playground
June 17, 2019
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    The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Week

    Get your morning caffeine fix for just $1 and pat guide dogs on the tram.
    By Concrete Playground
    June 17, 2019
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      • Arts & Entertainment

        Wild Rose

        Another star is born in this music-driven drama, with Jessie Buckley putting in a powerful performance as an aspiring country singer.

      • Travel & Leisure

        A Night at the Nicholas 2019

        Roam the halls of one of Melbourne's most famous buildings after dark.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Guide Dog Tram Pat and Chat 2019

        A Melbourne tram will be filled with many golden balls of fluff for one afternoon.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Refugee Week 2019

        Films, feasts and gigs celebrating refugees.

      • Food & Drink

        $1 Coffee

        Grab a caffeine hit for pocket change at the CBD's Little Temperance.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Moth GrandSLAM Championship

        Watch stories come alive on stage, told by some of the best local storytellers.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Palace Cinemas' $7.50 Movie Week

        Escape the winter chill with a week of super cheap tickets.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Un-Thaid

        Large-scale paintings, ceramic sculptures, shibari and cocktails combine at Grau Projekt's latest exhibition.

      • Food & Drink

        Bottomless Gradi

        All-you-can-eat pizza and free-flowing booze every day in winter at 400 Gradi.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        High Life

        Robert Pattinson's entire career has brought him to this space thriller, and it's a strange but stellar ride.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Monet: Impression Sunrise

        Claude Monet's most famous painting is the star of the NGA's latest exhibition.

      • Food & Drink

        Bottomless Pasta

        Enjoy bottomless bowls of Fatto pasta for just $30 this June.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Rocketman

        Elton John gets the biopic treatment in this gloriously vivid musical, complete with a spot-on performance by Taron Egerton.

      • Food & Drink

        Good Food Month 2019

        This year's program includes a face-off between Australia's top pasta chefs, a Sunday roast with Andrew McConnell and a new food hub.

      • Food & Drink

        Parma di Bella

        Belles Hot Chicken's new limited-edition menu stars its first ever parma sanga (and $6 tinnies).

      • Arts & Entertainment

        2040

        The director of That Sugar Film returns with a passionate, upbeat plea for the future of our planet.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Aladdin

        This live-action remake is suitably nostalgic and features a terrific cast, but never tries to soar on its own magic carpet.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        West Set 2019

        Beat the winter blues with real blues.

      • Food & Drink

        High Cheese 2019

        Swap cucumber sandwiches for gooey camembert this winter.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Moonee Valley Winter Fest 2019

        A winter-appropriate festival with a pop-up ice rink, an after-dark light show and a night market.

      • Food & Drink

        Texakaya by Burn City Pop-Up

        The flavours of Texas and Japan combine for this three-month pop-up.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Port Fairy Winter Weekends 2019

        Port Fairy is turning it on with live jazz, dachshund races and winter solstice swims.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Moon

        A huge exhibition dedicated to the moon and space travel descends on the Geelong Gallery.

      • Food & Drink

        Red Rock Deli Secret Supper: Duncan Welgemoed

        The man at the helm of Adelaide’s beloved smokehouse is coming to Sydney for one night only.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Gut Feelings: Your Mind, Your Microbes

        An immersive, multi-sensory exhibition that explores the (literal) ins and outs of gut health.

      • Food & Drink

        Queen Victoria Winter Night Market 2019

        Melbourne's cosy outdoor situation of fondue, hot cider and lots of snow.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

        Direct from London's Natural History Museum, the best nature photographs from the past year are coming to Geelong.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Yandell Walton: Shifting Surrounds

        This immersive digital installation explores the planet's shifting environments, as sparked by climate change.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        A Fairy Tale in Red Times: Works from the White Rabbit Collection

        Large-scale and never-before-seen contemporary Chinese works from Sydney's White Rabbit Gallery have made their way to the NGV.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Gloria Bell

        Julianne Moore is luminous in this captivating film from Chilean director Sebastián Lelio.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Avengers: Endgame

        A fitting, loving and remarkable end to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Winter Village

        A European-style winter village with an ice rink, private igloos and fried cheese.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Dying Ain't Much of a Livin', Boy: The Films of Quentin Tarantino

        For nearly three months, the Astor pays tribute to one distinctive director.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        NGV Friday Nights 2019

        Gear up for weekly gigs, spritzes and after-dark access to the NGV's new Terracotta Warrior exhibition.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Dark Mofo 2019

        This year's sinister lineup for the Hobart winter festival includes FKA Twigs, giant latex pigs and fiery winter feasts.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Low Light Festival 2019

        The eight-weekend celebration will bring the seaside town to life with film screenings, gigs, workshops and walks.

      • Food & Drink

        Winter Igloo Garden 2019

        Escape the winter chill inside a cosy igloo with cocktails and chocolate fondue.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape

        NGV International's latest exhibition features a 31-metre artwork created from gunpowder, fire and silk — and 10,000 suspended porcelain birds.

      • Food & Drink

        Indomie Warung Stall

        This stall at HWKR is dedicated to Indomie mie goreng.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Revolutions: Records and Rebels

        This 500-item exhibition will relive the music, fashion and protests of the late 60s with pieces like find Mick Jagger's signature stage costume and John Lennon's legendary glasses.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The National 2019: New Australian Art

        This major three-gallery exhibition will feature work from 65 contemporary artists across the AGNSW, the MCA and Carriageworks.

      • Design & Style

        The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift

        Featuring over 150 haute couture pieces from some of the world's most iconic fashion houses.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

        The NGV will host a huge exhibition of China's terracotta warriors this winter.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits

        Bendigo Art Gallery's ode to the history of the British monarchy.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Second Sight: Witchcraft, Ritual, Power

        This magical exhibition explores different perspectives on sorcery and witchcraft.

      • Food & Drink

        Snowshoe to Fondue

        How far would you go for cheese?

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

        JK Rowling's acclaimed two-part West End play has landed in Melbourne.

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