Australian Open Festival will be hosted by Australian Open from 18 January 2016 to 31 January 2016 from 7am to 11pm at Birrarung Marr, Batman Avenue, Melbourne.
The banks of the Yarra river will be the hospitable host to this unique festival that will be filled with delectable food, funky bars and live entertainment. Australian Open Festival will showcase Melbourne's premier multicultural cuisines as Australian Open serves up the Grand Slam action in the beautiful Melbourne summer.
Melbourne's veritable restaurateurs from Mamasita, Gazi, Uncle, Gelato Messina, Cobb Lane, Huxtaburger, Huxtable featuring Mr Claws and the new Estelle Mistress by Scott Pickett will be present at the festival serving their signature fares. Take your pick from German, Italian, Greek, Spanish and other cuisines from all parts of the world. Premium quality alcohol will be available from Canadian Club Racquet Club and Heineken and Jacobs Creek Bar. If alcohol is not your poison then you can savour exquisite coffee and organic juices from Lavazza Cafe and Combi. Live entertainment will be provided all day everyday to ensure you do not endure a single dull moment.
Festival-goers will be entertained by hit and watch exhibition matches on the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) People's Court. Children are guaranteed to have a ball in the dedicated Kids World . They can play at the Nickelodeon giant inflatable playground and Slime Lab, the Woolworths Kids Zone, KIA Australia Creaive Studio and the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots mini-courts.