What's On

5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Urban List Writers
1st Mar 2021

things-to-do-in-melbourne-this-weekend

Welcome to Autumn Melbourne. The leaves are starting to crunch and the festival season is upon us. The weather might be changing, but that doesn’t mean we go into hibernation — definitely not. We’ve got food trucks, a film festival, a new bar, a fun run and the famous Fairy Penguins on this week’s agenda. So go and check out these five awesome things to do in Melbourne this week.

Final Food Truck Stop

The popular food truck line at Queen Victoria Market will be packing up after their final night this Wednesday 3 March. If you’ve been putting it off, this week is your last chance to snap up some of the best street food Melbourne has to offer. 

The Details

What: Food Truck Stop
Where: Queen Victoria Market
When: 5pm to 10pm, Wednesday 3 March
More info: click
here

Transitions Film Festival

Everyone loves a good documentary right? Just think of Sir David Attenborough and you’ll have your answer. The Transitions Film Festival presents a program of documentaries all about the world we live in today and the heroes fighting to save it from the precipice — big yikes. The program is available for streaming on demand, so you won’t miss out on a thing. 

The Details

What: Transitions Film Festival
Where: Online
When: Now until Monday 15 March
More info: click
here

Sunset Series Fun Run

This Wednesday is the final run in the Sunset Series of fun runs around Melbourne. Saving the best for last, the run is being held at Melbourne Zoo. You can sign up for the 4.8km or the 8km run and wave to the giraffes as you fly by.

The Details

What: Sunset Series Fun Run
Where: Melbourne Zoo
When: 6pm Wednesday 3 March
More info: click
here

Penguin Parade

Now that the St Kilda Pier Breakwater is back open to the public, you can get up close to the local penguin colony that calls the site home. Make sure you book your time slot to avoid crowding — both for us and our feathery friends.

The Details

What: Penguin Parade
Where: St Kilda Pier Breakwater
When: Nightly session at 8.30pm, 9pm and 9.30pm
More info: click
here

The Wigs Tasting Studio

Melbourne’s oldest bottle shop—we’re talking late 1800s people—has just opened a speakeasy bar in their Queen Street store so you can now try before you buy. They’ve got over 500 whiskies and 300 gins available in store, but they’ve also got a great team of staff to help you choose your drop.

The Details

What: The Wigs Tasting Studio
Where: The Wigs Cellar, 172 Queen Street, Melbourne
When: Monday to Thursday until 10am-6pm, and Fridays until 7pm
More info: click
here

Want to wander further afield? Check out these 10 awesome walks near Melbourne.

Image credit: supplied

Get our top stories direct to your inbox.

Get our top stories direct to your inbox.

You May Also Like