Awesome things to do in Melbourne this April

Melbourne Food and Wine - Kitty Burns, Abbotsford

Can you believe April is arriving this weekend in Melbourne? The year is flying and the days are getting shorter, but the wonderful array of events just keep presenting, both in and around this beautiful city we call home.

We’ve rounded up some awesome things to do in Melbourne this April.


Awesome things to do in Melbourne this April


VIP Lorna Jane shopping experience & workout by MFW
Lorna Jane – 267 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
Thursday April 6, 2017

Lorna Jane Little Collins St and our girl Pia Therese from Melbourne Fitness and Wellbeing (MFW) are teaming up to offer 20 lucky ladies the chance to attend an exclusive VIP night. Tickets are FREE and will be snapped up fast, so register here now.


Book yourself a monthly premium wine delivery
Culinary Carton
Enjoy the monthly surprise with friends all year round

If you love wine, you will love this service from Culinary Carton. Inside each monthly carton, you’ll find wines from premium producers, along with easy to follow tasting notes (with the promise of nothing boring or wanky).

Tailored to your taste preferences, from top vineyards around the world, head over to their facebook page to read more or book your subscription today.


Culinary Carlton - Premium Wine Subscription - Delivered to your door monthly


Flour Market Southside Slice
Functions on Chapel – 255 Chapel St, Prahran
Saturday April 8,  2017

Flour Market are packing bagels in their backpacks and croissants in their carry-on bags, and heading to Prahran Town Hall for their first foray south of the Yarra! A more compact version of their regular market (which we love), this debut will be jam-packed with new vendors and old-favourites alike.

Early bird tickets will go on sale Wednesday, 5th of April at Midday, allowing ticket holders to peruse the goods from 8.30am – half an hour before they open to the general public. Doors will be open to the general public for $2 entry from 9am till sold out. Stay tuned to their Facebook event for more details.


Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
More than 200 events across Melbourne and regional Victoria
Running until April 9, 2017

Melbourne’s annual festival of produce, wine and lifestyle will launch with 10 days of serious foodie fun!

Celebrating it’s 25th year, MFWF features more than 200 events across Melbourne and regional Victoria, including their hallmark event, the World’s Longest Lunch.


Melbourne Hidden Laneways Tour


The Creators Market
Housey House – 12 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat
Saturday April 22, 2017

Showcasing some of the region’s most talented artists, designers, crafters and culinary creators, jump in the car and head to Ballarat for this highly popular market.

Supporting a huge range of Victorian producers, this family-friendly Market offers something for everyone with nearly 40 stall holders selling handmade items. Entry is FREE and for more information, please visit their website here.


My Sixth Sense is Pizza

Melbourne Girl at Six Slices Pizza Melbourne


Six Slices Pizza Bar
117 High Street, Kew
Opening Friday April 7, 2017

Be one of the first in Melbourne to try a completely new pizza experience from the World Pizza Champion, Andrea Cozzolino, and the team at ZERO95.

Six Slices Pizza Bar in Kew will send your taste buds into a spin with its Crab Meat Croquettes, Black Squid Ink Tagliolini and Calzone Italia. Finish your Italian feast with the traditional Tiramisu. Bellissimo!


Melbourne Laneways Tour
Run by Freedom Road Travel
Get in touch to book a tour

Do you want to know the hidden secrets of Melbourne’s laneways? We were recently invited along with Freedom Road Travel to get a sneak peek at the unique fashion stores, cafes, art works, restaurants, bars and history that is hiding amongst the pebbled paths of our lanes.

The tour guide was full of tantalising tales of how infamous stores became institutions, how laneways drove industries and how the secret bars because famous for being hidden. Visit the Freedom Road Travel website to book your spot.



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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, 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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