Melbourne is a city bursting with cultural vibrancy, where exciting events are a constant occurrence. Here are some of the awesome things you can do in Melbourne this weekend:
Hume Winter Lights Festival
Lift your spirits at this vibrant festival featuring music from popular DJs, local art, light projections, and a variety of food. It takes place on June 18, 2022, at Town Hall Broadmeadows and the outdoor precinct, starting at 6 p.m.
NGV Friday Nights
NGV offers an eclectic mix of live music and art exhibitions. This weekend, enjoy a live performance by Emma Donovan and the Putbacks from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with Zjoso as the evening’s DJ.
Victoria’s College of the Arts students partner with Lui Bar for live music in various genres. Every Sunday, enjoy new cocktails and live sets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Indulge in a dinner at The Lighthouse, where Chef David Moyle, Jo Barrett, and Matt Stone will prepare the cuisine, with Jess Ghaie curating the wine selection.
This moonlit event features performances, sculptures, and an ice rink. Suitable for all ages, the festivities run daily until June 19th, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., extending to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Catch the re-imagined play at The Princess Theatre, available until October 16th, 2022. Weekend shows are from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Frances Barrett: Meatus
Explore Frances Barrett’s sonic exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.
The Wizard’s Den: Semester II
Mix theatre with an escape room and potion-themed cocktails. Available on June 18 and 19 from 12 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Mystery Radio Theatre This Saturday, June 18,
The Butterfly Club presents an original radio play centered on a comedy murder mystery.
Darkfield Engage your senses with Darkfield’s immersive multi-sensory series by Realscape Productions, located at 138 Little Bourke St, from 3 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on June 18 and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 19.
The Bottom Line Melbourne’s calendar is filled with events, and while these are just a few, each promises a weekend well spent.