Moomba's back, the sun is out and Melbourne's got a tidy three-day weekend on the cards. Kick off the Labour Day long weekend with awesome events, free pop-up cinemas, street art walks and more. Check individual events and venues for exact opening hours.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Discover wares by local makers and artisans at this weekly market.
Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum
Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.
An interactive dreamlike landscape where imagination meets futuristic play.
Punting on the Lake
Glide between the bays and islands of Ornamental Lake on a guided boat cruise.
Ticketed events and exhibitions
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.
Live at the Bowl
Spend summer days and autumn nights revelling in Australia's best acts.
Embla Rooftop Bar and Cinema
Watch a movie after sunset on a Melbourne rooftop.
Kick back with a film under the stars at Melbourne’s most spectacular open-air cinema.
Drinking and dining
Specialises in Japanese-inspired brunch dishes to entertain your senses and tickle your fancy.
Arbory Afloat Beach House
Experience Melbourne’s largest outdoor floating bar and restaurant.
Garden State Hotel
Multiple dining zones in one four-level building, including a pub, bistro and beer garden.
JiYu Thai Hot Pot
JiYu brings together Thai soup dishes and the modern Chinese hot pot concept.
Marameo is a fun, easy-going Italian eatery offering a range of pasta and mains.
A fast-paced hawker-style dining sensation serving Thai-inspired food.
Il Bacaro Cucina e Bar
A fine dining experience, offering modern Italian cuisine in an intimate and relaxed setting.
An Italian wine bar, bottle shop and cellar attached to King and Godfree on Lygon Street, Carlton.
Chef David fire up the barbecue with their Sichuan BBQ grill menu.
King & Godfree
Catch up for coffee or a meal, or shop for delicious deli items and wine.
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Free parking this Moomba long weekend
Make your Moomba adventure even easier with free parking from Friday 5 March 2021 to 11.59pm on Monday 8 March 2021, and free public transport from 5pm Friday 5 March to 11.59pm Monday 8 March 2021. Although there's no need to pay for parking, you do need to adhere to the time restrictions shown on street signs as these still apply. Be sure to download a travel voucher if you're taking advantage of free public transport.
Last updated on Tue 9 Mar 2021
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