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What's on: Melbourne Australia in October

Here is what's on in Melbourne in October. October in Melbourne means fringe and mainstream arts festivals, spring racing carnival, as well as an array of events and things to do for the family.

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Melbourne in June

Seems like we've gone from summer to winter straight away. So here it is: Whats on in June in Melbourne.

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Merri Creek Path

The Merri Creek Path is a great path for walking and riding. We've got a map for you to check.

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New Years Yarra Cruises

Time to book the New Years Yarra cruises now if you'd like the best spot for the fireworks in Melbourne.

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Melbourne Walking Tours

Here are a number of intimate Melbourne walking tours that can give you insights into Melbourne's culture that you would not get otherwise. Even interesting for locals.

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Main Yarra Trail to the CBD

Here is a map and description of the Main Yarra Trail to the Melbourne CBD, a fabulous way of getting into the city without even crossing a street. It is one of the most popular Melbourne bike paths.

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Melbourne Artist Markets

There have been some changes and updates with Melbourne Artists markets. A new addition is the Charles Street Artist Market and Workshop. A new open studio experience. On this Sunday in Brunswick.

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Melbourne Vintage Markets

Melbourne vintage markets are dynamic and changing. New ones springing up, old ones going underground. We have updated the vintage market page. Let us know if you have any insider info on this.

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It's Night Market Season!

South Melbourne Market has kicked off the night market season in Melbourne. It focuses on local design and collections, vintage stuff and collectible. Great atmosphere!

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The Main Yarra Trail Bike Path

The Main Yarra Trail and Diamond Creek Path are one of the most scenic Melbourne bike paths, taking you through bushland all the way from Eltham to the city.

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Lilidale Warburton Rail Trail

One of the best Melbourne bike paths is the Lilidale Warburton rail trail through the Yarra Valley. It is easy to do over two days with an overnight stay in Warburton - or in a day if you are keen!

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What's on in Melbourne in August

August is just around the corner, and its looking like a good month. The Melbourne International Film Festival is on... ohh yeah!

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Gertrude Street Projection Festival

This Friday night the Gertrude Street Projection Festival kicks off! See one of Melbourne's most historical streets transformed into a light show for all! Free and funky!

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What's on in Melbourne in July

Sorry for the late notice! We've got some fun things to do this July. Definitely looking forward to going to the Winter Festival in St Kilda! Are you?

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Circus Oz - from the ground up

We went to see the premiere Australian circus the other day, and oh boy was it amazing. Here is a review of our experience. I definitely recommend seeing it this winter in their Birrarung Marr tent.

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Hello Sailor Vintage Fair

This little hidden gem is coming up very soon. Teaming with the Crate Diggers Record Fair, there will be plenty of vintage one off surprises.

Melbourne Central Shot Tower:

Fri 22nd June - 10-9pmSat 23rd June - 10-6pmSun 24th June - 10-6pm

Yah Yah's combined with Crate Diggers Record Fair:

Sat 30th June - 12-6pm

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What's on in Melbourne in June

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival was amazing this year... now I'm looking forward to seeing Circus Oz in a week! Keep your eyes out for a review from us! Winter is here!

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Multicutural Emerge Festival is on this weekend

The Emerge festival is on again this Sunday at the Fitzroy Town Hall from 12-5pm. Presenting artists from refugee backgrounds along with great food and market stalls. A great gig to see and support.

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What's on in Melbourne in January

Happy New Year! Here is an update of whats on in January, things to spend the Melbourne summer with.

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New Years Eve Party Cruise

For those who like to party into the New Year on the Yarra, and see the Fireworks from the best spot in Melbourne, you can still get tickets for the New Years Eve Party cruise, both for the under and the over 35s!

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Here are the current Melbourne Night Markets

Quite a few of the Melbourne night markets are off and running now: the Suzuki night market at the Queen Vic Markets, the Coburg night market and a one of community night market next Saturday in Werribee.

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Myer Christmas Spectacular this Saturday

From 7am to 3pm, this Saturday, November 19 you can be part of their Christmas extravaganza: Guy Sebastian, Kate Cerebrano, Dorothy the Dinasor and My Little Pony.

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Trash and Treasure Markets for real bargains

We now have a separate page for the trash and treasure and bargain markets in Melbourne. You might find the vintage frog there before it gets a price tag!

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With Melbournes vintage craze many Vintage Markets have sprung up

Here is a list of some of the Vintage fashion markets in Melbourne.

Tomorrow, Sunday Nov 13, is the insiders Miss Hullabaloo's Rooftop Market in Carlton, and the eastern suburbs Take 2 Market.

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Really get to know what happens at Abbotsford Convent

On Sunday afternoon is the Convent Open Day, Discovery Day, where the artists studios are open. There will be an array of activities and workshops, tours, a art, craft, fashion and food market and performances.

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We have been updating our site and About US page

Have a look at our new look and updated page. We are now at a point of going specific with reviews and pages about specific activities in Melbourne. Let us know if you have something special to list.

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The Myer Christmas Windows get revealed!

Tomorrow, Friday, November 4, the thus far secret Myer Christmas windows and their story will get unveiled!

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The Village Festival Starts Today

This is a cutting edge, eccentric, feisty, communal and intimate festival. It is held in a tent city in Edinburgh Gardens in Fitzroy.

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What is on in Melbourne in November

After the crazy spring schedule of major arts and sports event, it is the community activities that are the great things to do in November in Melbourne.

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Swimming with Dolphins near Melbourne

We loved our swim with seals and dolphins. As it is getting warmer, this is an amazing and fun thing to do, right in Port Phillip Bay.

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