Melbourne Events


MELBOURNE | #CookForSyria is a supper club, gala dinner, range of events, cookbook and hashtag that originated from an idea by London Instagrammer Clerkenwell Boy and SUITCASE Magazine. In collaboration with NEXTGen London – UNICEF UK’s young professional movement, it launched in London in November 2016 and raised over £125,000

2017 melbourne food and wine festival

MELBOURNE | As you probably know, the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards are coming to Melbourne this year, and will see many of the world’s top chefs and food personalities descending on the city. It coincides with this year’s Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, which means there are some pretty

le diner en blanc melbourne 2017

MELBOURNE | Dîner En Blanc is returning to Melbourne for a third year in 2017, and with it, guests can expect another evening of fun while embracing this Parisian concept. If you’ve not heard of Dîner En Blanc before, here’s the deal. An expected 2,500 ticket holders will meet at

yak ales melbourne bbq festival

MELBOURNE | It’s no secret that we love American BBQ at The City Lane, so we’re pretty happy that the Yak Ales Melbourne BBQ Festival will be returning to Flemington Racecourse this year. On Sat 4 and Sun 5 of Feb, you’ll be able to eat BBQ from some of

shimmerlands festival university of melbourne

MELBOURNE | During the summer, university campuses tend to become quite zones, but this summer, Shimmerlands will be keeping the vibrancy of The University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus going. Brought to Melbourne by the team behind Shadow Electric, Shimmerlands is a film, music and food festival featuring high-quality programming throughout

MELBOURNE | It’s summer 2017, and yep, that’s right, the South Melbourne Night Market is back to provide you with many a balmy Thursday evening of treats, eats and beats. We went to the opening night and the first thing that’s noticeable compared to past years is that the whole

great australian beer festival gabf geelong

GEELONG | As 2017 approaches and festival season heats up, both figuratively and literally, it’s time to get ready for that beer festival with the awkward acronym that you just can’t stop saying. That’s right, the Great Australian Beer Festival, GABF, is back. On February 18 at the Geelong Racecourse,

made by melbourne

MELBOURNE | Did you know that Melbourne is leading the way in world-class research on a whole range of interesting topics? You can find out all about it at the University of Melbourne’s free public exhibition, Made Possible by Melbourne, which showcases the impact of the university’s research in Melbourne’s

deliveroo taste of melbourne 2016

This post was sponsored by Deliveroo. Click here to read The City Lane’s policy on sponsored content. MELBOURNE | Taste of Melbourne is back for another year, and amongst the tents and surroundings at Albert Park, you’ll be able to sample popular dishes from some of Melbourne’s top restaurants, as

melbourne music week 2016

MELBOURNE | Melbourne Music Week returns for 2016 and this year’s event promises to be a good one, with over 100 local and international artists spanning all sorts of genres performing music and showcasing Melbourne’s vibrant music scene. There will be events occurring across the city, but the main event