What's On this Week | 2 - 8 February 2016

What's On this Week | 2 - 8 February 2016

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 to Monday 8th February 2016

Melbourne's Chinese community begins the year of the Monkey with festivals and events throughout Melbourne.

Zhōngguó xīnnián kuàilè

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Festival 2016

Expect fireworks, food and spectacular dragons to take over Melbourne as the city celebrates the arrival of the Year of the Monkey.

When: 6 - 21 February, 2016
Where: Melbourne
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Chinese New Year at Federation Square

Join a Chinese New Year celebration with live music, multicultural entertainment, food and light displays.

When: 6 + 7 February | 10am – 9pm
Where: Federation Square
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Golden Age Box Hill Chinese New Year Festival 2016

Featuring various Asian culinary delights, cultural displays, arts and crafts, merchandise and more.

When: Saturday, February 6 (1pm) - Sunday, February 7 (1am)
Where: Main St & Market St Malls, and along Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
Links: Desktop | Smart Phone

Chinese New Year’s Eve Countdown

The New Year’s Eve countdown will start with lion dancing and drumming, before a broadcast of the China CCTV’s national New Year’s Eve gala program ‘Chun Wan’.

When: February 7 - February 8, 11:00pm - 2:00am
Where: Federation Square Stage
Links: Desktop | Smart Phone

The Yaks Barbecue Festival

Melbourne Barbecue Festival

Teams from around Australia battle it out in the Southern Hemisphere's first American-style cook-off.

When: Saturday 6 February 2016
Where: Flemington Racecourse
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

Women's Expo

GO Festival 2016

GO Festival is a celebration of all Women! GO Festival is an opportunity for girls of all walks of life to enjoy a fun day out.

When: February 6 & 7 2016
Where: Melbourne Showgrounds
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

Stop Dreaming and Start Swimming

Pool & Spa + Outdoor Living Expo 2016

Join the backyard revolution and update the outdoor living area for all year around entertainment.

When: February 5 - 7, 2016
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

World's Longest Street Slip 'n Slide

Slide Melbourne

Get your tickets to 400 metres of street sliding fun along Lansdowne Street.

When: Sunday 7th February 2016 - 10am to 8.15pm
Where: Lansdowne Street, East Melbourne
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

Go Bargain Hunting

Garage Sales

Join in the hunt for bargains by checking out a few garage sales this weekend. Often close by you'll discover all sorts of unusual and hard to find items at these sales.

Go to Gazza's enter your post code and how far you want to travel for an instant free printable address list.

When: Sales every weekend
Where: www.gazzasgaragesales.com.au

Highlights This Week


Iconic Melbourne - Past & Present | Lord Coconut


David Calleja Memorial Car Show

Chinese New Year

Chinese Lunar New Year at Manningham's Plaza Park

Chinese New Year's Day

Springvale Lunar New Year Festival


Travel Expo 2016 - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Mass Yoga at Fed Square - Tuesday 2 February

LGBTIQ festival

Midsumma Festival 2016


Mount Eliza Music Festival

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Berwick Swap Meet 2016

Epping Swap Meet 2016

Lang Lang Show 'n' Shine & Swap Meet 2016


Australian Women's Ice Hockey League Finals

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My Kitchen Rules

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North By Northwest

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Coming Soon

Tomato or Tomato

Melbourne Tomato Festival 2016

Local produce, speakers, cooking demonstrations, Italian food, artisan producers, special guests, workshops, entertainment and of course passata making.

When: Sunday 21st of February 2016
Where: Edendale Community Farm, Eltham
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

Valentine's Day

Ludlow Valentine's Picnic Lunch

PIMM’S Jug and a Grazing Style Picnic to share with your loved one or ones!

When: Sunday 14 February 2016
Where: Ludlow Bar & Dining Room Riverside Quay Docklands
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

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