Get set for a super-stylish final month of Winter in Melbourne.
With so much happening in August, there’s an event for everyone from ‘Trailer Park’ every weekend to ‘Spring Fashion Week’ kicking off on Friday 28th August.
Reach for your phone and set an alarm reminder! And be sure to grab your calendar and a big red marker, because you’ll need to mark these fab events on your fridge… Old school, but ohhh-so-handy!
Friday 28 August to Friday 4 September
City of Melbourne proudly presents Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW), the premier fashion event of the season. Featuring both free and ticketed events, fashion week boasts a bold new direction in fashion and retail for 2015.
Established and emerging local designers, brands and retailers will dazzle and inspire as they reveal the new season styles. This year’s events program showcases the city’s vibrancy and highlights Melbourne’s passion for fashion and events.
Every Saturday and Sunday this August
This August, Melbourne’s finest food trucks will be gathering again in The Village Garden for Trailer Park 2015! Each weekend will showcase food from a different continent and attendees will be able to vote to have their favourite truck of the week return for the Best Of Series during the last weekend of August.
Running until August 28th, 2015
Start your weekends with a bang this August with the FREE Friday night fireworks at Docklands.
With a fresh entertainment program every week, bring your family and friends along to enjoy a front row seat at one of the waterfront restaurants or bars. Alternatively, rug up and enjoy the show from New Quay Promenade.
20th – 30th August, 2015
Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF) embraces the widest possible range of writing, from Nobel Prize winners to mega-star bloggers.
MWF is Melbourne’s annual, two-week celebration for writers, readers and thinkers. This August, the festival celebrates 30 years of presenting the talent and ideas of hundreds of writers from Australia and around the world, through a vibrant program of storytelling, conversation and discussion, intellectual debate, educational programs, live performance, music and art events.
Every Wednesday evening in August
Held every Wednesday from 5pm – 10pm throughout the chilly months at Queen Vic Markets, the Melbourne Winter Night Market is the place to experience true Melbourne culture through eats, drinks, music, design and a hint of lane way style.
Running until Sunday 4th October, 2015
Brilliantly re-imagined by director Julie Taymor, The Lion King has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience.
Already seen by over 80 million people world-wide, Disney’s landmark musical event is now playing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne.
Every Thursday – Final Class 20th August, 2015
Discover the magic of ballet with City Adult Ballet classes, taught by award-winning, former dancer with The Australian Ballet, Jane Casson.
With an emphasis on artistry, poise and musicality, the classes are suitable for all levels – yes, beginners are welcome! Bookings are essential and as places are limited, I recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.
For more great Melbourne Event Listings, visit the That’s Melbourne website here.
Be sure to shout out any other favourite events in the comments below!