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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Weekend

Party on the sand in the middle of the CBD or at sunset soirée on the beach.
By Concrete Playground
May 27, 2019
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    The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Weekend

    Party on the sand in the middle of the CBD or at sunset soirée on the beach.
    By Concrete Playground
    May 27, 2019
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      • Design & Style

        Le Creuset Melbourne Warehouse Sale

        Snag some colourful French cookware that'll last you a lifetime at up to 70 percent off.

      • 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.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2019

        The first ten days of winter will be smooth sailing as jazz fills the city's bars and music venues.

      • 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

        Peterloo

        Depicting an infamous chapter of British history from two centuries ago, this detailed period piece remains unsettlingly relevant today.

      • Food & Drink

        High Cheese 2019

        Swap cucumber sandwiches for gooey camembert this winter.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        German Film Festival 2019

        Showcasing the best new movies from the country that gave us 'Metropolis', 'Das Boot', 'Run Lola Run' and Werner Herzog.

      • Food & Drink

        Texakaya by Burn City Pop-Up

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum

        The third time is still the charm in this action-packed assassin franchise, with Keanu Reeves and his former stunt double-turned-director doing what they do best.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Jazz Festival — Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

        Catch one of Britain's hottest voices at Hamer Hall.

      • Food & Drink

        Lulie & Rita's Sunday Pizza Party

        Bottomless booze and all-you-can eat pizza to wrap up your weekend

      • 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

        All Is True

        Starring as well as directing, Kenneth Branagh explores William Shakespeare's retirement years in this thoughtful drama.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Hustle

        Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson can't save this gender-swapped con-artist remake, which just ends up scamming itself.

      • Food & Drink

        Young Gun Wine People's Choice

        Play James Halliday for an afternoon.

      • Food & Drink

        Bingo Loco

        Rave bingo is rolling in town — start your stretching, stat.

      • 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.

      • Food & Drink

        Mulled Wine and Hot Cheese Party

        A combination guaranteed to warm your cockles.

      • 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.

      • Food & Drink

        City Cellar Door 2019

        Cumulus Up's free monthly wine tasting event.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        1985

        Powerful and poignant, this thoughtful drama explores a 20-something man's homecoming in the mid-80s.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Gloria Bell

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Curse of the Weeping Woman

        The sixth film in the Conjuring franchise serves up a few effective bumps and jumps, but also exposes a worrying thematic undercurrent.

      • 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

        Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks

        Identity, ink, taboos and 2000-year-old traditions are explored in this new exhibition about tattoos.

      • 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

        The Provincial Hotel's Winter Rooftop 2019

        Embrace winter with a Deep South-style brunch on a Fitzroy rooftop.

      • 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.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Vivid Sydney 2019

        This year's radiant program includes FKA Twigs, Spike Lee and a field of 500 glowing fireflies.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

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

      • Food & Drink

        Sea Life Nights 2019

        Party with penguins and crocodiles at the aquarium.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Melbourne Book Market 2019

        Swap your spare change for a stack of books every Sunday at the Queen Victoria Market.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Burning

        This South Korean drama is a ruminative mystery, a fine-tuned character study and an intricately observed examination of human relationships all in one.

      • 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 Aftermath

        Sparks might fly between Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgård, but this wartime romance feels finished before it starts.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Little

        This age-swap comedy is hardly original, but it boasts a standout performance from its young star.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

        Thirty years in the making, Terry Gilliam's madcap epic finally makes its way to cinemas — and it's a loony ride.

      • Food & Drink

        Indomie Warung Stall

        This stall at HWKR is dedicated to Indomie mie goreng.

      • 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

        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.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        'Star Wars' Identities: The Exhibition

        Coming to Australia for the first time, this exhibit features 200 original objects from the 'Star Wars' series.

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