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Free events in Melbourne
Melbourne has so much going on, and there are always plenty of events that are free. You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

Catcher Coats - Friday 05 May 2017 to Thursday 31 August 2017 - Markets & pop-up shops

Catcher Coats

5 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017, Queen Victoria Market
Keep cosy this winter by heading down to Catcher Coats at the Queen Victoria Market for warm and woolly coats, jackets and capes.
Docklands Firelight Festival - Friday 30 June 2017 to Sunday 02 July 2017 - Food & wine

Docklands Firelight Festival

30 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017, Newquay Promenade
A festival of creativity, fire and food, with artist Christian Patton creating three large sculptures to be ceremoniously set alight each night.
Stories About Hope - Tuesday 20 June 2017 to Sunday 25 June 2017 - Exhibitions

Stories About Hope

20 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017, Federation Square
Through film and photography, this exhibition explores the human dignity, identity, and strength in people from refugee backgrounds.
Clubhouse by Dowel Jones - Wednesday 07 June 2017 to Monday 12 June 2017 - Exhibitions

Clubhouse by Dowel Jones

7 Jun 2017 - 12 Jun 2017, Meat Market
Clubhouse will see Dowel Jones present a multitude of new pieces, set alongside their current products, as well as an interactive installation.
Turist: Henry Trumble - Wednesday 31 May 2017 to Sunday 18 June 2017 - Exhibitions

Turist: Henry Trumble

31 May 2017 - 18 Jun 2017, Federation Square
This captivating exhibition is a photographic record of a life lived across Europe.
Tea Cosies That Support the Community - Thursday 04 May 2017 to Thursday 31 August 2017 - Community events & fundraisers

Tea Cosies That Support the Community

4 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017, Queen Victoria Market
It's cold out there! Head to McIver's Coffee & Tea and pick up colourful, hand-knitted, fund-raising tea cosies, made by local community groups.
Canada Day - Saturday 01 July 2017, all day - Festivals

Canada Day

1 Jul 2017, Wharf Hotel
Calling all Canucks! Celebrate Canada Day with poutine, Beaver Tail pastries, Molson lager, live tunes, DJs, air hockey and Big Buck Hunter!
Zumba - Wednesday 07 June 2017, 6pm to 7:15pm - Sport


7 Jun 2017, Discovery Hotel
Come along to a free Zumba class at the Discovery Hotel.
Carlton Rotary Second Hand Book and Music Fair - Saturday 03 June 2017 to Sunday 04 June 2017 - Community events & fundraisers

Carlton Rotary Second Hand Book and Music Fair

3 Jun 2017 - 4 Jun 2017, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Snap up some bargain books, DVDs, CDs and vinyl and raise money for mental health research as well as local community projects.
9x5 Now - Friday 16 June 2017 to Sunday 25 June 2017 - Exhibitions

9x5 Now

16 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017, Margaret Lawrence Gallery
More than 300 contemporary visual artists have contributed original artworks for the 9X5 Now exhibition, a scholarship fundraiser.

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