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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Weekend

Hit up this art exhibition, enjoy spritzes riverside or catch a local band.
By Concrete Playground
July 08, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
July 08, 2021
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  • Food & Drink

    Winter Aperitivo

    Richmond's Baby Pizza is serving up spritz, beer and cocktail specials from 12–5pm daily throughout winter.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Sparks Brothers

    Making his documentary debut, ‘Baby Driver’ director Edgar Wright helms a delightful tribute to the five-decade-old art-pop group that should be everyone’s favourite band.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Herself

    Following a single mother trying to build a new life after escaping an abusive marriage, this sensitive and compelling drama pairs a clear-eyed perspective with a powerful lead performance.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brush By the Vines Paint n Sip

    Australia's largest paint and sip studio has just opened in Melbourne.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Black Widow

    Combining spy thrills with family dramas — and aided by a top-notch cast — the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe finally gives the first female Avenger her own solo feature.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Knot

    You'll also need to listen to the three-part experience in your car — and in a room of your home.

  • Food & Drink

    Pepe's Winter Chalet

    This immersive winter pop-up is bringing a taste of the Italian Alps to inner-city Melbourne.

  • Food & Drink

    Truffle Melbourne Festival 2021

    Catch cooking demonstrations, mock truffle hunts and a smorgasbord of truffle-infused eats at Melbourne's huge annual truffle celebration.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Little Joe

    Distinctive and beguiling, this Cannes Film Festival award-winning sci-fi/horror film follows the eerie repercussions of a new mood-altering plant.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gnocchi and Cocktails

    Bottomless gnocchi is back — and this time, there are bottomless cocktails to match.

  • Food & Drink

    Truffle Month

    Jackalope's venues are whipping up a suite of limited-edition truffle creations available for one month only.

  • Food & Drink

    Messina Mango Pancake Party

    For two days only, Messina is serving up its special mango crepes filled with mango sorbet.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In the Heights

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's vibrant love letter to Washington Heights hits the big screen, with intoxicating, invigorating and exuberant results.

  • Travel & Leisure

    FOMO Freebies

    Stay tuned and you could score the chance to live out some truly Melbourne experiences, for free.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

    Australia's annual showcase of Nordic cinema returns.

  • Design & Style

    Hugo Boss Mid-Year Outlet Sale

    Dress like a boss for a fraction of the cost.

  • Food & Drink

    Winter Igloo Gardens

    Escape the winter chill inside your own cosy igloo, while sipping espresso martinis and mulled wine.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Roast

    Treat yourself to a sumptuous Sunday roast paired with free-flowing drinks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fast and Furious 9

    With more emphasis on its soapy storyline than its spectacular stunts, the latest instalment in the high-octane franchise feels like it's on auto-pilot.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Flinders Quarter Augmented Art Walk 2021

    This self-guided CBD tour brings art to life with the help of some augmented-reality magic.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Showtime at Archie Brothers

    Once a month, you'll be able to head to Docklands for stilt walkers, magicians, burlesque and beverages.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Vegan Night 2021

    Fitzroy North's Horn Please is serving up bottomless vegan curries (with rice and starters) every Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Food & Drink

    Hank Marvin Market

    This Bayside market serves up a feast of food and drinks every Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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

  • 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.

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