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Free Things To Do In Melbourne - November

Updated: Nov 9, 2020

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1. Urban Blooms Festival

Nicole Honchariw

Think you know Melbourne? The Urban Blooms festival will change how you view the city as its landmarks and streets are taken over by Melbourne's florists and given a floral makeover.

Locations include Flinders Street Station, Evan Walker Bridge, Arts Centre Melbourne and more. Specially curated trails, including one from Lygon Street to Hosier Lane, are available for you to discover the city in a new light.

Visit the website to learn more about the locations around Melbourne participating in this festival.

Dates and Times: 14 Nov - 27 Nov, All day

Location: Around Melbourne

Website: Link here

2. Sky Castle

Fed Square

This immersive multi-sensory art installation is sure to dazzle with its rainbow coloured lights and xylophone sounds.

Visitors can walk under the massive light arches and see their footsteps changing the lightscape and soundscape around them.

This is an open-air, public installation and no bookings are required. Be sure to bring along a camera or your phone to take some brilliant pictures!

Dates: 14 Nov to 14 Dec

Time: 7:00am - 11:30pm daily


Fed Square Swanston St & Flinders St Melbourne 3000

3. Docklands Community Sunday Farmers Market

Anne Preble

Stuck indoors for too long? Tired of eating takeaways and want some of the freshest produce and food available?

Support local farmers and produce while enjoying great food! The Docklands Community Sunday Farmers Market returns every second Sunday.

Come down to the market and as a bonus, enjoy the scenic views along the Newquay Promenade in Docklands.

Dates and times: Sun 8 Nov 9am - 2pm

Sun 22 Nov 9am - 2pm

Sun 13 Dec 9am - 2pm

Location: NewQuay, Docklands 3008

4. Rutherglen in the City Re-Imagined

Hermes Rivera

The signature Rutherglen wine appreciation event, Rutherglen in the City, is back in a virtual format this year. Featuring 16 Rutherglen cellar doors as well as experts' commentary on incredible wines and sharing of wine tasting knowledge.

The event has masterclasses, live tastings as well as question and answer sessions with renowned winemakers. If you are interested in all things about wine, this is the event for you. Visit the website to get information on the event schedule.

Dates and Times:

Sat 28 Nov

10:30am - 6:30pm

Location: Online

Website: Link here

5. De-Construction/Re-Construction – Creativity Cluster

Abir Hiranandani

Construction works form the unceasing backdrop of many cities, and Melbourne is no exception. De-Construction/Re-Construction is inspired by the construction works undertaken by the city due to the new metro train loop and considers the interplay between city construction and the process of creating art.

The 9 artists whose works are featured include Lindsay Hussey, Pat Duncan, Nancy D Lane and Luna Cameron-Parrish. All reside in the greater Melbourne area. This is their fifth exhibition together.

Dates: 7 Nov - 28 Nov

Time: 6am - 5pm daily


Campbell's Arcade (Underground)

248 Flinders St

Melbourne 3000


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