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Bollywood Meets Carnevale Masquerade Ball - Sunday 04 November 2018, 7pm till late - Festivals

Bollywood Meets Carnevale Masquerade Ball

4 Nov 2018, The Peninsula Docklands
Come along to an extravagant gala that embraces all that the Carnevale is, mixed with this year's theme of Bollywood.
Taste of Portugal  - Sunday 10 June 2018, 10am to 4pm - Festivals

Taste of Portugal

10 Jun 2018, Queen Victoria Market
Enjoy a cultural celebration of Portuguese-speaking heritage, with a showcase of traditional cuisine, entertainment, tourism and culture.
Melbourne Rare Book Week - Friday 29 June 2018 to Sunday 08 July 2018 - Festivals

Melbourne Rare Book Week

29 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018, The University of Melbourne
A celebration of literature and the importance of the printed word in this UNESCO City of Literature.
Bastille Day French Festival - Saturday 14 July 2018 to Sunday 15 July 2018 - Festivals

Bastille Day French Festival

14 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018, Meat Market
Dive into this two-day festival of all things French!
Italian Wine and Food Festival - Sunday 27 May 2018, 10am to 2pm, 10am to 6:30pm, 2:30pm to 6:30pm - Festivals

Italian Wine and Food Festival

27 May 2018, Royal Exhibition Building
Everything that's good about eating and drinking in Italy comes together under one roof at the Melbourne Italian Food and Wine Festival.
Turban Fest - Sunday 19 August 2018, 11am to 5pm - Festivals

Turban Fest

19 Aug 2018, Queensbridge Square
come and enjoy the vibrant Bhangra dances, turban tying, Sikh martial arts and more at Turban Fest.
Moomba Festival 2019 - Friday 08 March 2019 to Monday 11 March 2019 - Festivals

Moomba Festival 2019

8 Mar 2019 - 11 Mar 2019, Alexandra Gardens
Moomba Festival is back in full swing, with a chock-a-block program of free events for the entire family.
Emerging Writers' Festival - Tuesday 19 June 2018 to Friday 29 June 2018 - Festivals

Emerging Writers' Festival

19 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
The festival brings together over 200 emerging storytellers to discuss, debate and connect with audiences, at programmed events held across Melbourne.

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There's a wealth of arts festivals for you to enjoy throughout the year in Melbourne – the Melbourne International Arts Festival in October is world renowned.


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