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5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Melanie Host - 03 Apr 2017


As if we haven’t been stuffed with chocolate eggs and hot cross buns even before the official arrival of the Easter weekend, prep your tummies for a week of overeating and your wallets for some mad shopping.

Here are 5 awesome things to do in Melbourne this week.

All Week

MELBOURNE FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

Foodies and wine lovers, if you haven’t already marked your calendars, the 25th gathering of Melbourne’s best delicacies has arrived. See the banks of Yarra transform into a foodie playground and visit regional Melbourne’s Longest Lunches.

Where: Various locations
When: 31 March – 9 April
For more information, click
here.

Tuesday 4th April

BEN & JERRY’S FREE CONE DAY

There’s nothing better in this world than receiving a large dollop of ice cream on a crispy waffle cone without paying a single cent. Keep your Tuesday clear and shove away any other plans, cause Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day is back. Head to a scoop shop near you from noon till eight for a cone of Cookie Dough, Phish Food or Cherry Garcia flavoured ice cream – IF you’re willing to brave the snaking queue…

Where: Various locations
When: 12 - 8pm, 4 April
For more information, click
here.

CHAMPAGNE PARTY AT OM NOM

It’s going to be one big sweet and savoury celebration at Melbourne’s most raved about kitchen cum dessert bar. There’ll be free flowing French champagne all night long to accompany the 12 mind-blowing canapé courses brimming with clever little twists.

Where: Adelphi Hotel
When: 7.30 – 10pm, 4 April
For more information, click
here.

Wednesday 5th April

BIG FASHION SALE IN COLLINGWOOD

Every 9am from Wednesday to Saturday, entrance doors to this massive designer clearance event will be flung wide open. With over 40 top Australian and international brands like ALEXANDER WANG, Stella McCartney, Marni, rag & bone and CÉLINE at up to 80% off, you’ll want to be an early birdie.

Where: 19-21 Johnston St, Collingwood
When: 5 - 8 April
For more information, click
here.

Thursday 6th April

IRISH FILM FESTIVAL

We’ve had a bunch of film festivals on lately, and not long after St. Patty’s Day, it’s time for the lucky ones to showcase their best in cinematography. For the first time, the Irish Film Festival is finally stopping in Melbourne with five feature films and three documentaries jam-packed with cutting edge storytelling and bursting with craic from the Emerald Isle.

Where: Kino Cinemas, 45 Collins Street, Melbourne
When: 6 – 8 April
For more information, click
here.

Nothing here grab your fancy? Check out our full list of stuff to do in Melbourne.

Image credit: Igor Ovsyannykov

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