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5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Urban List Writers
12th Apr 2021


This It’s getting a little frosty but there's a truckload of good things to keep you up and about this week. Eat your bodyweight in melted cheese, mingle with mixologists, and jet yourself into the night market. Here are the best things to do in Melbourne this week. 

Make & Monger | Grilled Cheese Day 

In celebration of the greatest day in the calendar year ‘International Grilled Cheese Day,’ Make & Monger is pulling out all the stops with their ‘Mac Attack’ toastie. The Prahran Market institution all things melted cheese are combining a stacked mac n cheese pattie with creamy bechamel, buttered leeks, and stringy mozzarella to add that final flare of cheese tear from crust to crust. Get your mitts on one from tomorrow onwards from 11am. 

Melbourne Cocktail Festival 2021 | Welcome To Thornbury

The folks at Welcome To Thornbury are back at it, this time playing host to the MCF 2021 opening party. Kicking off today, the festival features several top tier mixologists and bartenders shaking their stuff to deliver top-shelf cocktails. There’s also several workshops and masterclasses in the arts of blending beverages, tequila tastings, and exploring whiskeys from around the globe. Grab a free ticket now. 

Nerds Margarita 

Things are popping at El Camino Cantina this week. Their latest margarita the Nerds Margarita was a result of a voting poll with over 3000 votes, resulting in quite possibly the most quintessential retrospective cocktail we’ve seen. This wonka-fuelled margarita consists of grape flavoured Nerds, watermelon, passionfruit and mango and is hanging on the menu until Sunday 30 May. 

Wednesday Nights At The Queen Vic Market 

A staple of Melbourne’s weekly night activity the Queen Vic night market is back with their latest ‘Spaced Out’ event. This four-week soiree with food trucks, pop-up bar, live tunes, and entertainment is all themed in a mixture of galactic exploration and cosmic energy.
Entry is free for the voyage, taking off from 5pm to 10pm every Wednesday. 

High Ground At Moonlight Cinema 

Moonlight Cinema is a must-do at the best times but with High Ground screening this Wednesday 15 April it’s a lock for the week. This original story has become one of Australia’s most successful film releases. Starring Simon Baker and Jacob Junior Nayinggulset, High Ground is set in 1930’s Australia, the film follows the incredible journey of the two set against the dynamic backgrounds of the Australian outback. 

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