7 Stylish Events in Melbourne this October

Spring has arrived and we are ready for another BIG month of stylish events in Melbourne.

There’s so much happening this October and there’s an event for everyone from Caulfield Cup to the final showings of The Lion King at the Regent Theatre.

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 sooooo worth it!


7 Stylish Events in Melbourne this October

Caulfield Cup Carnival


Oktoberfest at Munich Brauhaus

Running until the end of October

Celebrate Oktoberfest, the world’s biggest beer festival, at Munich Brauhaus. They’re hosting keg tapping, Jagermeister lodge parties and an Oompah band across various nights in October on Melbourne’s South Wharf and it’s sure to be party central!


Melbourne Festival

October 8 – October 25, 2015

Melbourne Festival is one of the world’s leading arts festivals and Australia’s premier celebration of art and culture from around the world.

Through excellence, diversity and accessibility, Melbourne Festival presents the best possible artistic experience to as many people as possible. It proudly offers a wide variety of venues and ticket prices, plus many free events.


Meyers Place Latin Fiesta

Sunday 11 October

This is a great opportunity to enjoy the spirit of a Latin-American market. The fiesta is being held at Meyers Place from 11am-6pm on Sunday 11 October.

Local traders in Meyers Place are taking part to bring the best of Latin America’s food and culture to Melbourne. There will be a variety of events the whole family can enjoy and visitors can take part in a free dance lesson or sit back and enjoy a variety of music and performances throughout the day.


Meyers Place Latin Fiesta

Meyers Place Latin Fiesta


Amanda Morgan Tram - Melbourne Festival

Amanda Morgan designer Art Tram – Melbourne Festival


Malaysia Street Festival

Sunday 11 October

The Malaysian Street Festival is bringing a taste of Malaysian cuisine to Melbourne. Some of the top restaurants in Melbourne will be taking part.

The festival will run from 9am-4pm on Sunday 11 October at Queen Victoria Market and features a mix of family and kids activities, competitions and language and music workshops.


BMW Caulfield Cup Day

Saturday October 17, 2015

Caulfield Cup Day features some of the world’s best horses, best dressed racegoers and best chefs in town. Head along to Caulfield and enjoy the Chadstone Fashion Stakes final, music and entertainment as well as the big race.


David Bowie Is

Running until November 1, 2015

The exhibition, David Bowie is is currently showing at Melbourne’s ACMI. The retrospective, organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is a non-chronological look at various key points of progression and divergence in Bowie’s career.


The Lion King

Running until November 1, 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.



For more great Melbourne Event Listings, visit the That’s Melbourne website here.



Be sure to shout out any other fab events in the comments below!

Emily x


Emily Collie is Founder and Editor of well-known Australian travel blog, Melbourne Girl. Emily has written travel articles for Expedia, eHarmony, Amex Shop Small Blogger Series and Racing.com, and has been featured on many Australian websites including Mimco Mimzine and Bonds Australia Blog, and was invited on behalf of the VRC and Myer, to judge the Myer Fashions on the Field competition on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day.

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