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Published January 28th 2015
No more boring February with these festivals
February is the month to be out and about with these festivals that will entertain and delight everyone...
1. Melbourne Barbecue Festival When: 1 February 2015
Where: Queen Victoria Market, Container 11, String Bean Alley, Melbourne Cost: Free Details: Celebrate the local produce, cooking and summer in Melbourne. This culinary festival is filled with live entertainment, demonstrations, exhibitors and the southern hemisphere's first barbecue cook-off!
2. A State of Trance Festival When: 6 February 2015: from 9pm Where: Hisense Arena, Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne Cost: Tickets: $152.87pp
Details: This festival promises to deliver a unique vibe and electrifying atmosphere with some of the best DJ's within the trance and electronic music industry... see website for line-up information and ticket purchase.
3. Maslenitsa- Slavic Pancake Festival When: 7 February 2015: 10am-9pm Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens Tennis Club, Nicholson St, Melbourne
Details: The festival will be filled with Slavic song and dance, old pagan games, mouth watering traditional delights and refreshments, souvenirs, an array of activities, traditional entertainment, festival fair markets and plenty more...
4. Sustainable Living Festival
When: 7- 28 February 2015: 9am-5pm
Where: City Centre, cnr of Collins and Swanston St, Melbourne
Details: The Sustainable Living Festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing leading solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face. The festival includes talks, workshops, art, film, performances, markets and much more...
5. Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
When: 27 February 2015- 15 March 2015: 7am-9pm
Where: Queensbridge Square, 1 Queensbridge St, Southbank
Cost: Tickets start from $35pp
Details: This festival will take you on a journey to new frontiers of flavour with international guests and of course a culinary journey to tantalise your taste buds. There are dining spots to unexpected venues and rooftop bars to hidden cellars...