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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Long 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
September 23, 2019
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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Long 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
September 23, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ad Astra

    Brad Pitt rockets into space — and takes a moving and mesmerising journey — in this breathtaking sci-fi epic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Songs in The Key of Springfield

    Featuring everything from 'See My Vest' to 'Monorail' to 'We Put The Spring in Springfield'

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Four Pillars Cocktails

    A one-off Aussie feast with unlimited gin cocktails on the Grand Final Friday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Good Boys

    Charming, sincere and very funny, this comedy takes 'Superbad' back to the sixth grade.

  • Food & Drink

    Arbory Afloat 2019

    This time, the Yarra's floating bar has Miami-inspired cabanas and an onboard pool.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rambo: Last Blood

    The fifth film in the 'Rambo' franchise, 'Last Blood' delivers a level of revenge-fuelled violence unlike anything the series has ever seen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Great Ocean Road Pop-Up Cinema Trail

    Shipping container cinemas have popped up along the Great Ocean Road for its 100 year anniversary.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Animals

    Starring Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat, this film about a fracturing friendship feels both dynamic and authentic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Downton Abbey

    The beloved British period drama hits the big screen for a lavish last hurrah.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Angel of Mine

    Noomi Rapace and Yvonne Strahovski make a formidable duo in this Melbourne-shot psychological thriller.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019

    The festival is marking its 20th anniversary with a jam-packed lineup of quirky comedies, political thrillers and poignant documentaries.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne Fringe 2019

    This year's citywide arts extravaganza features everything from choirs singing 1999's greatest hits, to a live art installation inviting you to speak your truth.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Farewell

    Awkwafina stars in this nuanced and affecting drama, which charts a Chinese American woman's trip home to see her terminally ill grandmother.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    IT: Chapter Two

    Pennywise is back — and the unhinged clown is the best thing about this bloated horror sequel.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection

    This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Archibald Prize 2019

    See Tony Costa's winning portrait along with a slew of other notable works.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2019

    Never seen a million tulips in bloom? Now you can.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Architects of Air: Katena Luminarium

    A giant inflatable labyrinth is popping up in Bunjil Place.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Tulip Time 2019

    Wander through more than 75,000 tulips at this flower festival in the Southern Highlands.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Floriade 2019

    Australia's biggest festival of spring is taking over with flowers, food, wine and tunes.

  • Travel & Leisure

    CherryHill Blossom Festival 2019

    Yarra Valley's cherry orchard is opening its gates for two weeks while the trees are looking their best.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2019

    Head west for a splash of spring florals.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gnocchi

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lucy McRae: Body Architect

    The self-proclaimed 'body architect' fuses sci-fi and art in this survey of her boundary-pushing work.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bathe-In Cinema at Peninsula Hot Springs

    Soak in the hot springs under the stars and in front of the big screen

  • Design & Style

    Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

    Step into fashion history with more than 100 pieces, archival sketches and fabric samples from the influential designer.

  • Food & Drink

    Wonka Bar

    You don't need a golden ticket to enjoy this 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'-themed dessert and cocktail bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    The hit sugar-dusted Broadway show has made its way to Melbourne.

  • Food & Drink

    HopsFest

    A new five-week beer fest with trivia, cheap pints and bottomless brew lunches.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Museum of Broken Relationships

    Croatia's daring exhibition of real-life relationship relics and heartbreaking tales is coming to Australia for the first time.

  • 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

    A Midnight Visit

    A thrilling new immersive theatre experience takes up residency in an abandoned Melbourne warehouse.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Marvel: Journey of Heroes

    The three-month exhibition celebrates 80 years of Marvel Comics.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese 2019

    Swap cucumber sandwiches for gooey camembert this winter.

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

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

  • 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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