Melbourne Must - Do’s this Summer!

TRAVEL HACKS

Summer has arrived in Melbourne and so have the good times! With the city now buzzing back to life with concerts, musicals, major events and more, it’s well and truly time to explore your city or take that interstate trip you’ve been dreaming of! We’ve compiled a list of what’s on in the city this summer.  

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 17 - 30 JANUARY

Join in on all the action on and off the court as Grand Slam tennis returns to Melbourne Park better than ever!


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CATCH A SHOW

Renowned for it’s musical theatre, Melbourne is no stranger to big, beautiful productions. This season, get your tickets to some of the hottest shows including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Moulin Rouge, or Frozen.


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FASHION FORWARD

Consider yourself a bit of a fashionista or simply curious to learn more? Discover Gabrielle Chanel’s Fashion Manifesto exclusive to Melbourne’s Gallery of Victoria until April 2022.


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GEELONG WATERFRONT

Pack your swimmers and head to the seaside! This cosmopolitan and vibrant area is a hive of activity with restaurants and cafes, beautiful, landscaped gardens, attractions and public art, all with amazing views of Corio Bay.


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ELVIS: DIRECT FROM GRACELAND

Curated by Bendigo Art Gallery in collaboration with the Graceland archives, this exclusive exhibition never before seen in Australia celebrates the extraordinary life and style of Elvis Presley. Featuring a wide range of costumes and ultra-cool outfits, vintage memorabilia, and treasured items of one of the most iconic public figures of the 20th century.

When: 19 March - 17 July 2022


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THE LUME MELBOURNE

Step into THE LUME Melbourne, an epic adventure into art. THE LUME is the first permanent digital gallery in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere and transforms the world’s finest art into fully immersive sensory encounters. Curated tastes, aromas and a choreographed soundtrack add thrilling new dimensions to this 360-degree experience.


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PARLIAMENT GARDENS RESERVE

This small triangular park is a pleasant respite at the Spring Street end of town, with views of Parliament House, Eastern Hill and St Patrick's Cathedral. Relax on the grass or take a wander past the bronze statues and palm trees, beside Parliament House and Spring and Albert Streets. Cool off on a hot day by walking inside the cascading water of the Coles Fountain.


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