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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Weekend

Enjoy bottomless booze and all-you-can-eat pizza at this Abbotsford tavern or pick up a good read at the Melbourne Book Market.
By Concrete Playground
March 16, 2020
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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Weekend

Enjoy bottomless booze and all-you-can-eat pizza at this Abbotsford tavern or pick up a good read at the Melbourne Book Market.
By Concrete Playground
March 16, 2020
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  • Travel & Leisure

    Live Stream: Playtime with Pig the Dugong

    The Sydney aquarium is live-streaming playtime with its resident dugong.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Isol-Aid

    A live-streamed music festival series raising money for Aussie artists who've had gigs cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    MSO Online

    While Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is suspending all concerts with audiences for a month, it's now hosting an online concert series.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nightly Met Opera Streams

    Stream a different opera from the famous NY institution every night.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bloodshot

    This Vin Diesel-starring comic book flick is supposed to start a new cinematic universe, but it couldn't be more generic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Queen & Slim

    Sleek, superbly performed and passionate, this "lovers on the run" crime drama is steeped in the reality of US race relations today.

  • Food & Drink

    Kanzi U-Pick at Sanders Apples

    Celebrate the start of apple season by picking your own haul of crunchy kanzi apples, followed by a picnic in the orchard.

  • Design & Style

    Jungle Collective 'Pet-Friendly Focus' Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    'Harry Potter' Wand Combat Choreography Masterclass — POSTPONED

    Accio up some new skills — with the help of the wand choreographer behind the 'Harry Potter' films.

  • Design & Style

    Vintage Clothing Sale at Como 2020

    Score discount vintage Armani, Alexander McQueen, Valentino and more at this vintage sale at South Yarra's Como House.

  • Food & Drink

    Black Star Pastry x Rain Room - POSTPONED

    At this MFWF event, you'll get an immersive weather installation for entree and some Insta-famous cake for dessert.

  • Food & Drink

    The Convenient Store - POSTPONED

    A pop-up 7-Eleven stocks with one-off dishes created by the likes of Lune, Supernormal and Gelato Messina.

  • Food & Drink

    Sichuan Snack Fair — POSTPONED

    A fiery food market celebrating China's spiciest regional cuisine.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Light Up Melbourne Festival 2020 — POSTPONED

    This outdoor festival will fill Birrarung Marr with lights, lanterns and Sichuan food stalls for four days this March.

  • Food & Drink

    $8 Pappa Rich

    Eat laksa, nasi lemak and toasted hainan sandwiches for just $8 across two weeks in March.

  • Food & Drink

    Das Brunch

    Tuck into two hours of pretzels, schnitzel, käsespätzle and apple strudel.

  • Food & Drink

    Garlic Bread Festival 2020 — CANCELLED

    Celebrate the holy trinity of bread, butter and garlic at this one-day food truck market.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Weekend 2020 — CANCELLED

    The Yarra Valley's TarraWarra Museum opens for a weekend of free workshops, art and picnics on the lawn.

  • Food & Drink

    The Smith x Bistro Morgan Brunch

    Bistro Morgan and The Smith are teaming up for a doughnut-heavy bottomless brunch session.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wall to Wall Festival 2020 — POSTPONED

    A huge town-wide street art festival in regional Victoria.

  • Food & Drink

    Eat Drink Westside 2020 — POSTPONED

    Seventeen foodie events happening across Melbourne's west.

  • Food & Drink

    Fromage a Trois 2020 — CANCELLED

    Cheeselovers, this is your Woodstock.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Thoona Wheelie Bin Championships 2020 — CANCELLED

    The box car derby your childhood self dreamed about is an annual event in Victoria.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Downhill

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell can't save this flat American remake of 2014 Swedish hit 'Force Majeure'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Guns Akimbo

    This OTT action-comedy promises Daniel Radcliffe with guns bolted to his hands — and that's about all it delivers.

  • Food & Drink

    Pink Champagne & Ploughmans Boards at Junction Hotel

    Elevate your next evening out with French bubbly and a lavish spread.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2020 — POSTPONED

    Melbourne's annual celebration of LGBTQIA+ cinema turns 30.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Japanese Modernism

    The NGV is bringing 190 early-20th century Japanese works to Australia for the first time.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    KURIOS: Cabinet of Curiosities — Cirque du Soleil — POSTPONED

    Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production comes to Melbourne, complete with a cast of 47 artists from 17 countries.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dark Waters

    Involving and infuriating, this Mark Ruffalo-starring legal thriller is based on a compelling true story.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Honeyland

    Nominated for two Oscars and picking up multiple Sundance awards, this compelling and fascinating doco follows Europe's last female wild beekeeper.

  • 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

    Shrek the Musical

    The production, which originally opened on Broadway in 2008, will bring its green-hued nostalgia to Her Majesty's Theatre.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gnocchi

    Eat as much of this cheesy, pillowy pasta as you can over two hours.

  • Food & Drink

    Summer in Italy

    State of Grace's rooftop has been transformed into a Euro summer oasis, complete with aperitivo snacks and spritzes aplenty.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Blue Lotus Water Garden 2019–20

    The sprawling Yarra Valley garden is opening its doors to the public for lotus flower season.

  • Food & Drink

    The Wizard's Cauldron

    This Harry Potter-themed event will see you attend a boozy Hogwarts-style potions class.

  • Food & Drink

    Black Star Pastry Pop-Up

    The Sydney bakery has brought the "world's most Instagrammed cake" to Melbourne for summer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

    This dual exhibition will feature 300 of the two influential artists' pieces and collaborations with Andy Warhol, Madonna and Grace Jones.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Classic Rooftop Cinema

    Melbourne's newest rooftop bar is located at its oldest cinema.

  • Design & Style

    Yhonnie Scarce and Edition Office: In Absence

    The striking piece is the NGV's 2019 Architecture Commission.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2019–20

    Summer has arrived with the return of the Royal Botanic Gardens' always-popular outdoor cinema.

  • Design & Style

    MPavilion 2019

    This year's white lantern-like structure will be lit from within — and host over 400 free events throughout summer.

  • Design & Style

    Collecting Comme

    A free exhibition dedicated to the groundbreaking work of Japanese fashion label Comme des Garcons.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness

    The world-renowned artist is bringing his vivid murals and large-scale pop culture sculptures to the NGV.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Gut Feelings: Your Mind, Your Microbes

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

  • 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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