What’s on in Melbourne this month – February 2020
Melbourne is ready to welcome visitors, so here’s a quick guide to what’s on in Melbourne this month.
Melbourne’s summer holidays are winding down, but there is still plenty of fun to be had in the city. And hopefully plenty of warm sunny days still to come as well! Check out these great events, from football to festivals, and beer to Brazilian dancers. There’ll be no shortage of entertainment this month.
St Kilda Festival – 9 February 2020
Melbourne’s iconic St Kilda Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month. The streets and foreshore of St Kilda will play host to more than fifty of the nation’s best musicians. With headline act Hot Dub Time Machine ready to get the party started. Expect a range of performances across multiple stages in St Kilda. As well as be free workshops, kids’ entertainment, carnival rides and food, drink and market stalls.
AFLW Football – 28 February 2020
Now in its 4th year, the Women’s AFL Competition will be kicking off in February with weekend matches held across the city. Find a match and head to the ground to support the players as they battle it out to make it the final. Along the way you’ll witness Australia’s own unique brand of football. And you’ll get to see the passion of Melbournian’s as they cheer on their team!
Melbourne BeerFest – 29 February 2020
Summer is the perfect time to get together with friends at Catani Gardens in St Kilda for Australia’s longest running beer festival. Beerfest2020 will feature a range of music acts, comedy, food and of course beer. This year’s event feature over 40 artisanal breweries and hundreds of craft beers, all alongside a load of great ciders, cocktails and wines. Indulge in tastings, food and beer matchings, and free, brewer-led masterclasses showcasing one-off creations.
Melbourne Holi Food & Colour Festival – 29 February 2020
The multicultural melting-pot that is Melbourne plays host to an extraordinary amount of cultural festivals throughout the year. But this one may just be the most colourful! William’s Landing in Melbourne’s western suburbs will play host to an explosion of colour in a festival designed to celebrate the many cultures of Melbourne. Throw some colour at friends or family, in between sampling food from cultures around the world. And marvel at performances by Bollywood dancers, Turkish Drummers, Vietnamese Dancers, Dhol Bhangra dancers, Live Brazilian Samba dancers and a whole lot more!