The culture capital of Australia is once again brimming with events this October, and as any Melburnian would know, there are many things on in every winding laneway and secret corner of this sprawling city. Finding the best of the best can be tricky, and some event timetables will clash, but making it to all of the best events in Melbourne this October is a dream with our event guide.
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An exploration of the city of Melbourne through nights at the NGV.
The National Gallery of Victoria is very special to Melbourne for a lot of reasons, but Melbourne is just as special to the NGV, and it shows this appreciation and love for the city in which it resides by hosting a month of Friday night specials at the gallery itself. Music, DJs, food and art combine to show the best that Melbourne has to offer on these stunning nights.
If you’re looking for some fun that the little ones will love, The Teddy Bear’s Picnic at The Old Cheese Factory is the perfect family-friendly outing for you and your children. With arts and crafts, a playground, and plenty of room to bring your own picnic along, the Teddy Bear’s Picnic is a full day of fun and relaxation. For those who forget their lunches, food is available from the Homestead Cafe, and entry to the grounds is one gold coin donation.
Hosted at the historic Fortuna Villa, Bendigo’s Heritage After Dark evening is the event that kicks off this year’s Uncorked Week. Featuring over 30 local wines, the Heritage After Dark event is a large-scale affair that brings together wine lovers of the country and city alike, and is the perfect opening act for a long week of food and wine-related events throughout Bendigo. Price for entry is $70 per person, which includes wine tastings, entry to Fortuna Villa, and an individual food hamper.
Very little pairs as well as wine and cheese, and these two elements of food culture have been mixing together at fancy soirees for decades now. A Melbourne food event wouldn’t be complete without some kind of wine finding its way to some kind of cheese, and the Wine and Cheese Tasting Nights at Le Petit Lapin Cafe are the epitome of this phenomenon.
If your palate demands a more refined evening of tasting, the Wine and Cheese Tasting Night is the crown event of October for you, and with some city accommodation, the evening can last as long as you like.
These events are just some of the weeks and weeks of wonder afforded to the citizens and visitors of Melbourne this October. Book yourself some excellent accommodation with RNR Melbourne, come along for the ride, and you’ll never forget the time you spent exploring the sights, sounds, and tastes of the most livable city in the world.