What’s Happening in Melbourne this February

Whats Happening in Melbourne February 2016

Grab your hat and sunnies for a whole heap of summery fun because we’re not gonna stop until the day is done!

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival

Date: 13 February
Location: Footscray Community Arts Centre

There is no way you’ll find a cooler, hipper music festival than St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. This year, the Festival features an eclectic mix of electronica, punk, pop and new-age hip-hop with an absolutely awesome line-up including the likes of Flume, CHVRCHES, Hermitude, Violent Soho and The Smith Street Band, just to name a few. Come dressed in your most hipster-approved attire and dance the day away to the sounds of over 30 artists from Australia and abroad! Find out more


St Kilda Festival

Date: 14 February
Location: St Kilda Foreshore

St Kilda Festival is Australia’s largest free (yes, FREE!) music festival. Set right against the sand and sea of the stunning St Kilda Foreshore, the Festival will play host to what is promised to be an amazing line-up of some of our best Australian artists. Join over 400,000 other festival-goers in an absolutely massive summer event that closes the streets of St Kilda and fills it with over ten music stages, a range of workshops and activities for kids and adults, live wrestling, dance classes, food trucks and so much more. Find out more


ROC Race

Date: 14 February
Location: Flemington Race Course

The ROC Race stands for the ‘Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge Race’, and it definitely lives up to its name. Picture giant colourful wrecking balls, sweepers, bouncy balls and the world’s largest inflatable waterslide in what is promised to be the craziest 5km of your life. Inspired by the likes of Most Extreme Challenge and Wipeout, the ROC Race is your chance to take on the world and see if you can make it through unscathed. Not feeling too athletic? Don’t worry – every wipe out means falling into the water – perfect for a hot summer’s day. Find out more


29th Lonsdale Street Greek Festival

Date: 27-28 February
Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

A little piece of Greece is coming to Melbourne this summer, as the Lonsdale Street Greek Festival takes over Melbourne’s iconic main street for a weekend of food, fun and entertainment. Grab the whole family and come along to Melbourne’s biggest Greek street party featuring free entertainment across two stages, cooking demonstrations, pop-up bars, children’s activities and more. Of course, no Greek celebration is complete without a feast, and you’ll have the chance to fill your bellies with amazing Greek home cooking and food trucks galore. Find out more

Image credit: ROC Race

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