Federation Square will be the site for a wide array of fun and free events on the Australia Day weekend. The Big Screen in Federation Square will be entertaining visitors with a free screening of the Australia Open finals. The Australia Day outdoor book market will appeal to book lovers. Feel free to partake in fun events like poetry recitations and book signing from local authors.
Endless live entertainment will be delivered by talented performances at the Buskers Festival. There will be a special showcase by African drum and dance troupe Asante Dance Theatre and dance jams led by Freestyle Dance Academy.
Treat your senses to a celebration of Australian Hip Hop with ACMI's Big Screen Entertainment. Movement: Clips from Australian Hip Hop Culture is an audio visual package of music video, spoken words, dance and documentary which aims to promote social and cultural awareness. This audio visual package pays homage to Australia's hip hop heritage since the late 20th century.
The Australia Day weekend will take place at the Federation Square and will run from 25 January 2014 to 26 January 2014. Learn more about this event by visiting the official website.
Due to its prime location, Federation Square is highly accessible both by public transport and by car. You can get to Federation Square for free by utilising the free city circle tram and the Melbourne visitor shuttle bus. You can also get to the Federation Square by train.
Celebrating Australia's diversity, the Australia Day weekend in Federation Square promises to be one of the best free events of the year.