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Santa's Mailbox and Giving Box - Wednesday 04 December 2019 to Wednesday 11 December 2019 - Festivals

Santa's Mailbox and Giving Box

4 Dec 2019 - 11 Dec 2019, Australia Post GPO
Kids will get a kick out of writing a letter to Santa and posting it at Santa’s Mailbox.
Christmas Projections - Friday 29 November 2019 to Wednesday 25 December 2019 - Festivals

Christmas Projections

29 Nov 2019 - 25 Dec 2019, Melbourne Town Hall
Melbourne comes alive with glittering light projections again this Christmas, over three locations in the city.
Light Up Melbourne Festival - Thursday 19 March 2020 to Sunday 22 March 2020 - Festivals

Light Up Melbourne Festival

19 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020, Birrarung Marr
The Light Up festival presents custom-built lanterns, stalls showcasing Asian culture, traditions and cuisines, and a full weekend of entertainment.
Moomba Festival - Friday 06 March 2020 to Monday 09 March 2020 - Festivals

Moomba Festival

6 Mar 2020 - 9 Mar 2020, Alexandra Gardens
Moomba Festival is back in full swing, with a chock-a-block program of free events for the entire family.
African Music and Cultural Festival - Saturday 14 December 2019, 10am to 10pm - Festivals

African Music and Cultural Festival

14 Dec 2019, Federation Square
Transport yourself to Africa at the African Music and Cultural Festival this summer!
Vida Melbourne Latin Summer Festival - Friday 10 January 2020 to Sunday 19 January 2020 - Festivals

Vida Melbourne Latin Summer Festival

10 Jan 2020 - 19 Jan 2020, Kings Domain
Over two big weekends enjoy all the offerings from the Vida Melbourne Latin Summer Festival - a highlight of Melbourne's summer event calendar.
Chinatown's Chinese New Year Festival  - Sunday 02 February 2020, 10am to 9pm - Festivals

Chinatown's Chinese New Year Festival

2 Feb 2020, Melbourne Chinatown
Chinatown's Chinese New Year Festival is a celebration of Chinese culture, culminating in the famous Dai Loong Big Dragon Parade.
Fusion Festival  - Sunday 26 January 2020, 9am to 4pm - Festivals

Fusion Festival

26 Jan 2020, Queen Victoria Market
A beacon of multiculturalism in Melbourne, the Fusion Festival celebrates Australian and Asian cultures.
Sri Lankan Festival - Sunday 26 April 2020, 10am to 4pm - Festivals

Sri Lankan Festival

26 Apr 2020, Queen Victoria Market
Celebrate the culture, heritage and arts of Sri Lanka, right here in Melbourne.
Lonsdale Street Greek Festival - Saturday 29 February 2020 to Sunday 01 March 2020 - Festivals

Lonsdale Street Greek Festival

29 Feb 2020 - 1 Mar 2020, Lonsdale Street
Come along to the Lonsdale Street Greek Festival for a weekend of Greek food, fun and festivities!

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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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