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Summer in the city

Summer in our city
Indulge your spontaneous spirit in the city. You’re sure to find a new favourite playground among the many bars, markets, festivals and flavours of the city. Find out what’s on this summer.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Discover our city this summer
Our city comes to life in summer. Explore beautiful parks and gardens, stroll along our glistening waterfront and relax with rooftop or alfresco dining.
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Melbourne’s events calendar is jam-packed this summer with free events, foodie festivals and family-friendly activities perfect for all ages.
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Our city’s diverse range of art and cultural activities are like no other – discover cultural festivals, music, visual art, theatre and more.
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Discover the magic of shopping in Melbourne this Summer – from atmospheric night markets and laneway stalls to local boutiques and luxe department stores.
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With long days and balmy nights, summer in Melbourne means al fresco dining by the river and sunny lunches in iconic lanes.
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Summer is the perfect time for delicious cocktails at rooftop bars, craft beers in gardens overlooking the waterfront and iced coffee in laneway cafes.


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