What’s Happening in Melbourne this March

Whats Happening in Melbourne this March 2016

Towering Tyrannosauruses, hilarious humans and delicious dishes – it’s all happening this March in Melbourne – check it out!

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Date: 4-13 March
Location: Various

Food, wine, and rollicking good times – that’s what you’ll find this March at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Set in a whole host of famous restaurants from rooftop bars and hidden underground cellars, this festival is all about creating unique gastronomic experiences you won’t forget. This year, the theme is “Sense of Place” where you’ll use your stomachs to discover the secret nooks and crannies of Melbourne that make the city what it is. We don’t know about you, but our tummies are rumbling just thinking about it! Find out more


South East Asia Festival 2016

Date: 12-13 March
Location: Argyle Square, Carlton

It’s no secret that the tastes of South East Asia are a favourite here in Melbourne, with delicious Thai, Malaysian, Vietnamese and other amazing cuisines all over the city. Well, this March, the South East Asia Festival 2016 is all about celebrating all that South East Asia has to offer. You’ll find stalls by some of the top South East Asian restaurants where you’ll get the chance to slurp up some spicy Tom Yum, gnaw on hot satays and gobble up the very best of South East Asian cuisine – all in one place. Along with the food, there will be a bunch of cultural performances and family activities and workshops, so bring the whole gang along! Find out more


Jurassic World: The Exhibition

Date: 19 March – 9 October
Location: Melbourne Museum

Dinosaurs are coming back to life this March at the Melbourne Museum! Based on one of the biggest blockbusters in recent years, Jurassic World: The Exhibition is bringing the wonders of Jurassic Park off the screen and into real life. You’ll get the chance to explore Jurassic World, come eye-to-eye with the Tyrannosaurus Rex, visit the Hammond Creation Lab as well as learn about the real-world science of palaeontology. So pack your shovels and hiking boots, because it’s time to go on an adventure in the land of dinosaurs! Find out more


Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2016

Date: 23 March – 17 April
Location: Various

They say laughter is the best medicine, so if you’re sick of the 9 to 5 grind, boy have we got the cure for you. The Melbourne Comedy Festival is back this year with a massive program spanning almost a month in March and April, jam-packed with performances and personalities at venues all over Melbourne. This year, you’ll get the chance to catch super funny individuals including Danny Bhoy, Wil Anderson, Neel Kolhatkar, Peter Helliar and so many more side-splitting acts from all over Australia and the world. We guarantee you’ll be laughing so much it’ll be the easy ab workout you’ve looking for! Find out more

Image credit: Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

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