It's time to make the most of the long days and balmy Melbourne nights before Summer comes to an end. Clear your schedules because we’ve got the best things to do in Melbourne this February.
Lonsdale Street Greek Festival
10 February – 11 February
Fans of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, this one’s for you! The Greek Community of Melbourne is holding its annual Greek Festival on Lonsdale Street over two days this February. Get excited for delicious Greek street food, traditional dancing and live performances from Greek musicians. There’s even a competition going for the best homemade baklava! This event is not to be missed.
Whisky & Cheese Night
Every Tuesday Night
What could be better, after a long day at work, than meeting your friends at Eau de Vie for a whisky and cheese night? Absolutely nothing. Your tastebuds will be tingling for a selection of five cheeses with five whiskies that will perfectly match. It’s a flavour explosion! And only $40pp. Find out more here.
It’s hot outside and you need an ice cold drink to cool you down. Where should you go? To Arbory’s 50-metre-long floating bar docked on the Yarra of course! Get excited for a Mediterranean influenced menu featuring delicious fresh seafood, house-made gelato and wood-fire pizzas. Well, what are you waiting for? Find out more here.
St Kilda Festival
Sunday 11 February
St Kilda Festival is the perfect way to celebrate the Melbourne summer with live music from a huge line up of Australian DJs. But wait, there’s more! Market stalls, food and drinks will keep everyone happy. And the best part? It’s free! Find out more here.
Saturday 24 February
Enjoy a beautiful day on the Yarra with your mates. The Inflatable Regatta is a yearly event that brings together 2,500 people for a 2 km paddle down the Yarra. You’ll start at Yarra Bank Reserve and finish at with a party at Inflatable Reserve that features food trucks and live music. Tickets are $60 for a single boat and $110 for a double. Found out more about this fun day out here.