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5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Matt Carey
14th Oct 2019

From pizza that will cost you less than a latte, to improving your mental health with man’s best friend, here are 5 awesome things to do in Melbourne this week. 

Monday, 14 October

Therapy Dogs At VU

Everyone loves dogs, it’s a fact, but they’re even better when they can help reduce stress, anxiety and depression. That’s why Victoria University’s bringing therapy dogs to all of their campuses across the state this week. To see what time you can meet these fluffy friends at your closest campus, click here.     

What: Therapy Dogs at VU
Where: All Victoria University Campuses 
When: Monday 14 October, 10 am - 2 pm
For more info, click

Tuesday, 15 October

Slowbeer’s Wild Feast

If you’ve always wanted to learn more about beer but never dared to quit your day job and start a craft brewery–this masterclass could be for you. This Tuesday Slowbeer will present you with Wild Feast; an intimate session exploring all things wild fermentation, barrel ageing & blending. There’ll even be tastings and discussions about the brewery's newest releases.

What: Slowbeer’s Wild Feast 
Where: Slowbeer, 351 Smith Street, Fitzroy 
When: Tuesday 15 October, 6:30 pm - 9 pm
For tickets and more info, click

$2 Margherita Pizzas

To celebrate their second birthday, Dawson is slinging Margherita pizzas for half the price of a latte. The $2 pizza deal will only be available to dine-in customers and are capped at one per person, but for that price, this deal is opposite of the terrible twos.  

What: $2 Margherita Pizzas
Where: Dawson, 241 High Street, Kew
When: Tuesday 15 October, 11 am - 10 pm 
For more info, click

Thursday, 17 October

All That Jazz

Head down to The Everleigh this Thursday for their monthly jazz night that’s sure to get you swingin’. There’ll be a deluxe cocktail selection on offer, and at 8 pm you can relax as The Shuffle Club entertain the room with some rhythmic sound. If you're a jazz lover or a cocktail enthusiast, this is a night not to be missed.

What: All That Jazz Vol. 4
Where: The Everleigh, Level 1, 150-156 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 
When: Thursday 17 October, 5 pm - 10 pm 
For more info, click

Australian Gin And Cheese Pairing

A wine and cheese night sounds fun, but what about gin and cheese? Sign us up. This week Milk the Cow is hosting an Australian gin and cheese pairing session to stimulate your palate. Four exceptional local gins will be matched perfectly with four kinds of cheese in a guided flight over two leisurely hours. 

What: Australian Gin and Cheese Pairing 
Where: Milk the Cow, 323 Lygon Street, Carlton 
When: Thursday 17 October, 7 pm - 9 pm
For more info, click

Looking for more stuff to do? Head over to our Things To Do section.

Image credit: Unsplash | Alex Knight

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