Winter has well and truly set in, but the cold weather has never stopped Melburnians from having fun. We’ve found some of the hottest events for you this July which will make you want to embrace the cold and see you emerging from your winter hibernation.
Pretend you’re travelling through a European winter at Madame Brussel’s Laneway European Night Market. Inspired by the Christmas markets in Germany and Switzerland, the market will be filled with rich European spiced aromas of mulled wine, German sausages, freshly baked pretzels and live music.
Returning for it’s 65th year, everybody’s favourite film festival will see over 300 movies hit the big screen for a cinema extravaganza. Expect the best international cinema, documentaries and Australian cinema.
Etsy lovers, your arts and craft dreams can be found here. More than just a market, there’ll be over 250 independent designer stalls plus live music, food and crafty community vibes.
See the streets light of Fitzroy and Collingwood light up with art installations for the Gertrude Street Project Festival. Pick up a program and go on a self-guided tour visiting the northside’s buildings, laneways, footpaths and tree trunks and take in a different view of the city.
Turn up the romance for Winter Date Night at the Coburg Drive-Ins. Winter is the perfect time to get extra cosy and sneak in a few cuddles under the blanket while watching Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates & 2D Ghostbusters on the big screen. Tuck into food from Melbourne’s finest food trucks before the show!
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