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Where to Celebrate Australia Day in Melbourne

No plans for Australia Day? Don't even worry about it. We've got you covered with the top Australia Day events that are happening across Melbourne. Now all you have to do is choose an event to attend. Oh what the heck, go to all of them!

Australia Day Parade


Swanston Street in Melbourne’s CBD with become a colourful display of over 1000 participants from many different community and cultural groups. Get in early to find your spot in the crowd from 11am and get ready to feel hugely patriotic as you watch so many people getting involved in the Australia Day Parade.

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Australian Open

Melbourne Park

We Aussies love our sport and those of us lucky enough to be in Melbourne on the 26th have the option of spending the day at the Australian Open. As well as the men’s semi-finals, spectators can enjoy the AO Festival. Head there before the match to get your face painted like the patriot you are and return afterwards for a damn good feed.

Australia Day at Docklands


Once the sun sets, get yourself down to Australia Day at Docklands. This particular celebration is a collection of all the best things that start with f – fireworks and food trucks. You beauty! Find out more about Australia Day at Docklands here.

Bondi Sands Pool Party

Caulfield Racecourse

For the perfect day-after-Australia-Day grab your mates and head to the Bondi Sands Pool Party at Caulfield Racecourse. Get excited for track side views of the Summer Racing, pumping DJ tunes, pool-side relaxation and a gourmet summer BBQ. Honestly, what could be better? Found out more about this amazing event here.

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