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Summer in our city

​Our city shines in summer. Wander through beautiful parks and gardens, stroll along our vibrant waterfront and enjoy rooftop and alfresco dining. Find your own Melbourne moment this summer.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Discover our city in 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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With long days and balmy nights, summer in Melbourne means alfresco dining by the river and sunny lunches in iconic lanes.
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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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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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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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Find your way around all the summer events, dining destinations, creative cocktails and more with our map guide.
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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.
Find your #MelbMoment
A Melbourne moment can be unexpected and often unconventional. See how your fellow Melburnians are using the perfect Summer lighting.


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