The city of Melbourne is Australia’s hub of culture, dining, sports and style. Explore the rooftops and secret laneways of the city, including the iconic MCG, many of the eateries and boutiques, buzzing bars and the Federation Square. There are some world class events that take place in this city, and you should definitely take time to attend a few of these scheduled for December 2017 by booking Melbourne bus hire.
The Brewers Feast from 1st to 3rd of December will be all about mouth-watering food, refreshing cider and great craft beer. The event will be held at the iconic Abbotsford Convent Gardens in a 3-day extravaganza, featuring some of the finest craft beer in the state, along with lively music and modern style street food. Celebrate the onset of summer in style, along with a degustation dinner featuring six tantalising courses, exceptionally matched with craft beer to delight your taste buds. Get a taste of new flavours and styles, with exclusively unique brews. There will also be homemade lemonade, organic wine and ciders.
[email protected] Ethical Lifestyle Festival 2017
Known to be the largest ethical lifestyle in Australia, Fair @Square is a free event that rejoices sustainable and ethical consumer choices. This year’s event has a theme in line with the “World Tourism Year of Sustainable Travel” by United Nations. Some of the best ethical brands will be converging on the 2nd of December, promising to bring together one stellar of a show with live entertainment, insightful talks, workshops and activities. There will be something for people of all ages and abilities, and plenty to keep everyone interested.
Urban Quest – The Most Amazing Race in Melbourne
On the 8th of December, the Urban Quest will be at the helm of organising the most amazing race style experience in Melbourne city. You will have to go nuts in flash mobs, solve complex riddles and hunt for hidden clues. It is going to be a thrilling experience, as you tackle mental and physical challenge heads on. The experience will be concluded with drinks on the rocks.
Luna Park’s Christmas Gala Lunch Event
The festive season is right here, and fun-filled celebrations have already started. On the 10th of November, the Luna Park in Melbourne will transform into a wonderful spectacle, with delectable trimmings on offer, served in an exclusive space. After the Gala lunch, you can take advantage of the Christmas Carols, special treats and unlimited rides. It would be a great family day out, with your loved ones!
Carols by Candlelight 2017
Ivanhoe Park is the place to be on the 16th of December, with a chance to have a great family day out, as you get into the spirit of Christmas, and enjoy special Carols by Candlelight that will delight people of all ages. There will be pre-show activities and entertainment, along with stage shows. This all-inclusive event features audio hearing loop to help people with limited hearing. Make sure you arrive early to get accessible onsite parking, or you can also park your car at the regular street parking.
Kingston Christmas Twilight Market
Looking to buy some fresh produce this Christmas? The Twilight markets are here on the 21st of December, and is the best way to experience the core of this downtown. The key highlight of this event is the King Valley Walnut Farm stacked up with walnut pickles, walnut jams and fresh walnuts of course. And then you have the boatshed cheese, with a lot of varieties on offer. There will be around 50 stallholders with a wide array of fresh produce on offer, including baked goods, beef, pork, farmed barramundi, eggs, chicken, specialty breads, artisan cheeses, fruits and vegetables.
Off the Grid
Off the Grid is one-of-a-kind solar-powered symposium returning to Melbourne once again for rejoicing creative self-sufficiency on the 22nd of December at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. You will be entertained with a day of live art and music, as well as interactive discussions with some of the leading entrepreneurs, activists, architects and environmentalists. The extensive music line-up will include Chee Shimizu, a popular singer known for fierce rhythms, a Tokyo based DJ and musician, and one of the leading artists in latest generation of electronic music makers.
Sami Blood at ACMI Cinemas
Sami Blood, directed and written by Amanda Kernall, is about the struggle of an indigenous girl for assimilation and acceptance into Swedish society. This visually stunning drama will entice your senses, as you will be drawn into a story of Elle-Marja with her turning back on heritage and endeavouring to gain higher education. The film discovers a unique theme, as it follows the girl on her journey back to homeland. Playing the lead role of Elle-Marja Will be Lene Cecilia Sparrok and on-screen sister, Mia Erika Sparrok. There is an equal amount of expressions in the silences, as in the dialogues between the two.
Shelley Segal ‘Somebody Like You’ Launch Show
Australian singer Shelley Segal is returning home for a brief visit on the 29th of November, rejoicing her latest single ‘Somebody Like You’, with a few regional shows in Victoria. As the chorus soars to the heights of the vocal range, the electric guitars will wail and drums will propel the song. Expect plenty of stories and a bit of LA pop, creating a world she wants to see. The show is deep and heavy in emotions soaring with the echoes of personal struggle of Shelly. You are surely going to enjoy the show that is one stellar of an experience.
New Year’s Eve at Sea Life Melbourne
What better place to celebrate the New Year’s Eve, than the Sea Life Melbourne? Enjoy an evening of festivities, as you treat yourself at the Oyster station to enjoy unlimited beer, wine and ice creams. Soak up the incredible views of the city skyline, while witnessing the wildlife, including the mega-croc, Pinjarra and turtles. Dance to the live tunes all night long in a unique event focused on wild celebrations, welcoming the year 2018! The party is going to be bigger and better this year!