Melbourne, being the capital of Australia, is a major tourist hub. There are many events and numerous festivals in Melbourne throughout the year including Melbourne comedy festival, music festivals, food and wine festivals, to name a few. Enjoy Melbourne's own Summer night market, which includes everything that you can think of to enjoy a night out. With over 60 food stalls from all over the world, more than hundred shopping stalls, various bars, and music and entertainment shows. Are you a food enthusiast? Then you can’t miss the biggest food truck festival in Melbourne where you will get to enjoy not only food from all parts of the country with live music and entertainment. Have drinks on a summer eve, Melbourne food and wine festival offers you not only an assortment of a wide selection of wines but also live music and DJ’s.
Melbourne hosts a variety of film festivals throughout the year that is sure to interest the movie buffs. Some of the prominent festivals include the Marvel movie marathon which lasts for over 48-hours. St Kilda Film Festival Melbourne showcases over a hundred films by Australian filmmakers. Melbourne Short Film Festival is also a nice addition to the long list of festivals.
Music plays an important role in everyone's life and Melbourne festivals offer you a great opportunity to let loose and enjoy your day. African Musical and Cultural Festival is one such event to experience great music. If you are a rap lover, then be sure to check out the Juice WRLD, Australia tour of the American rapper. Other music festivals of Melbourne include Bass Nights and Metamorphosis & Beyond The Stillness, which offer you the opportunity to explore your cultural horizons and experience a show which combines numerous genres like western musical instruments, Chinese folk music, religious music, ancient court music and opera elements.
The list of festivals does not end there but extends to many other genres. You can also check out festivals like the Melbourne writers festival, where you will get to read books on just about any topic with an added bonus to win exciting goodies. One of the most popular and largest festivals in Melbourne is the Melbourne Fashion Week. It is a week-long event showcasing some of the top brands across the world. Other than the Melbourne comedy festival, you can also enjoy the Melbourne fringe festival and The Travelling Sisters: TOUPE. After enjoying four successful seasons, Nepal Festival Melbourne is back with folk dancing and Nepalese food. Upcoming Melbourne festivals include some special treats for kids like The Petting Zoo Festival. Phillip Island & Penguin Parade offering you a chance to visit the most beautiful sights that Victoria has to offer and that too in one action-packed day.