From adrenaline junkies to sweet tooths and dog lovers (who isn’t?), September is steamrolling ahead and we’ve got the scoop on the city’s most exciting events.
Here are our 5 awesome things to do in Melbourne this week.
Bike Buller Pump Track Sessions
Jump on your wheels and head to Australia’s first ever modular track, decked out in an epic warehouse with Bike Buller. The track will be open from 5-7pm for casual riders to trail through, and for the more experienced, you can register for the 7pm comp with a thousand dollar cash prize up for grabs. Bridge Road Brewers and Taco Truck will be serving up brews and bites for the night. For more info and to register for the track, head to Bike Buller.
Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th
Coburg Drive-In Food Truck Festival
Ummm, food trucks and drive-in cinema? Genius. Book a ticket to any flick at Coburg Drive-In on Wednesday and Thursday and you’re all set to enjoy some of Melbourne’s best food truck eats. Several names on the bill include Beatbox, TOASTA, Mr Burger and Manny’s Donut Cafe. For a full list of trucks and to book your tickets head to Village Cinemas.
Cherry Blossom Pop Up Party
Get your dancing shoes on and head towards the end of the week in the very best way possible. Sake is hosting an epic pop-up party: Think DJs, interactive Japanese food stations, cocktails and an absolute ton of fun. Grab tickets here.
Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th
Girls’ Day Out at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Ladies, grab your closest pals (or mum!) and treat yourself to a weekend of shopping and pampering at the Girls’ Day Out festival. Including the best from fashion, beauty, health and lifestyle, the 3-day showcase will also feature ways to nurture yourselves inside and out, with talks like ‘Eat for Energy’ and tips on how to source natural beauty products that your skin will love you for. Get your tickets at Girls' Day Out.
Have you heard?! Melbourne is hosting its first ever dog-friendly music festival. Sunday will see Richmond’s Burnley Park taken over by festival-goers and man’s best friend getting down to tunes by Tash Sultana and Harrison Storm. A vegan BBQ will be offered on the day and the festival is (magically) BYO, but no full strength spirits, people. With all proceeds from the fest going to Melbourne’s dog rescue groups, it’s just another reason to snap up a ticket ASAP.
Image credit: Saké