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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
April 21, 2021
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April 21, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    April Sun

    A program of gigs and day parties from the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote, The Church, Chillinit and more.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Chess the Musical

    It first hit London's West End back in the 80s — and features music by ABBA's Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus.

  • Food & Drink

    Euro Summer at Melbourne Quarter

    A month of Euro-accented eats, drinks and giveaways to have you dreaming of sunnier times.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Patrick' Nude Screening

    Get naked to watch a Belgian comedy set in a nudist camp.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    A Strange Space

    Midsumma Festival and the Centre for Projection Art are joining forces for this free multi-arts fest which champions LGBTQIA+ artists and allies.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Spanish Film Festival 2021

    Watch your way through 29 movies from Spain and Latin America, including an award-winning rom-com, twisty thrillers and Gael García Bernal's latest.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Music From the Home Front

    Head along to see Amy Shark, Vance Joy, Tash Sultana and Lime Cordiale — or watch from home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gunda

    This dialogue-free documentary observes farm animals as they go about their daily lives, and the result is as haunting as it is striking.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Supernova

    Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth are simply heartbreaking in this affecting drama about a long-term couple dealing with early-onset dementia.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Midsumma Festival 2021

    The long-running LGBTQIA+ celebration will dish up over 145 events across 17 huge days.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Collective

    Nominated for two Oscars, this compelling and confronting Romanian documentary spirals from a tragic fire to corruption in the country's health system.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Voyagers

    This space-set survival-of-the-fittest thriller brings plenty of other movies to mind, but manages to still feel resonant enough.

  • Food & Drink

    Send Noods: Noodle Food Truck Market and Boba Cocktail Festival

    A food truck festival dedicated to noodles and boozy boba cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunday Brunch at Montalto

    Enjoy Matt Wilkinson's latest brunch creations while looking over Montalto Estate's scenic winery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Jurassic World' by Brickman

    Lego finds a way — with more than 50 dinosaurs, props and scenes from the movie built out of the popular plastic bricks.

  • Food & Drink

    Wine and Cheese Sundays

    Wrap up the weekend with vino and free cheese.

  • Food & Drink

    Schnitty Fest

    Ten weeks, ten creative schnitzel variations — and a cheeky $10 Wednesday special if you want to sample them all.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nicole Kidman Retrospective

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fantastic Film Festival Australia 2021

    Check out Nicolas Cage as an OTT outlaw and watch a documentary about whether we're living in a simulation at this celebration of out-there filmmaking.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pixar Putt 2021

    Melbourne's Pixar-themed mini golf course is back.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Slow Moving Waters

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2021

    The ever-popular outdoor cinema series is back for its 25th outing.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Windsor Art Club

    Flex your creative skills at this free weekly arts and crafts gathering held at the pub.

  • Food & Drink

    The Hottest Ritas

    Sip your way through mango, watermelon, passionfruit and grape Nerds-flavoured margaritas.

  • 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.

  • Food & Drink

    Ballers Brunch

    Unlimited shuffleboard, free-flowing bubbly and lobster rolls — this is one baller bottomless brunch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rone in Geelong

    Celebrated street artist Rone returns to his roots for an immersive new exhibition in Geelong.

  • 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.

  • Food & Drink

    Yarra Kitchen & Bar

    Enjoy signature spritz and fat prawn rolls, at this dog-friendly, riverside pop-up bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shore Cinema Williamstown

    Check out a movie by the water at Melbourne's newest outdoor cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dude, It's a Coen Brothers Retrospective

    It's screening everything from 'The Big Lebowski' and 'Fargo' to 'No Country for Old Men' and 'Inside Llewyn Davis'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Imaginaria

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

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