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Published June 27th 2016
Scribble in these dates for some ‘Julytastic’ fun
Warm up this July with the fantastic events happening across Melbourne and surrounds. Check them out with the list below which includes both free and ticketed events as well as events for all interests!
1. Docklands Winter Fireworks When: 1 July 2016- 28 August 2016: From 6:30pm
Where: Docklands Waterfront, Docklands Cost: Free Details: Docklands will be lighting up the sky with magical winter firework displays, there will also be entertainment, kids activities and more. Firework shows begin at 7:30pm. Click here for website.
2. Melbourne WebFest When: 1-3 July 2016: 6pm-10pm Where: Federation Square, cnr of Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne Cost: Tickets range from $32.34- $168.19- see website for all pricing.
Details: This Festival is Australia's international web series festival, working to honour innovative creators who are transforming the world of entertainment. The event will include workshops, panels, networking events, screenings, activities, stalls and more. Click here for website.
3. International Film Festival For Kids When: 1-10 July 2016 Where: Federation Square, cnr of Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne
Cost: Tickets from $8pp
Details: This Festival is Australia's largest and longest film festival designed especially for kids aged 2 to 12 and the event will include entertainment, activities, filmmakers, selection of local and international films including animation, live-action and documentary titles and more. Click here for website.
4. Mind, Body & Harmony Expo
When: 3 July 2016: 10am-4pm
Where: South Melbourne Community Centre, cnr Ferrars & Park Streets, South Melbourne
Details: The event will include seminars, classes, inspiring speakers, yoga, Qi Gong, foods galore, stalls, workshops, psychics, mediums, meditation, massages, and more. Click here for website.
5. Melbourne Peruvian Festival
When: 16 July 2016: 12pm-11pm
Where: Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, 101 Waterfront Way, Docklands
Details: This multicultural event will feature all things Peruvian with entertainment, vibrant music and dancing, amusement rides, activities, traditional dance shows, demonstrations, food tastings, traditional foods and more. Click here for website.
6. Bastille Day French Festival
When: 16-17 July 2016: 10am-5pm
Where: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne
Details: Welcome to the world of all things French with this cultural festival which will include all things French with entertainment, activities, food galore, cultural events, theatre, children activities and more. Click here for website.
7. Melbourne International Film Festival
When: 28 July 2016- 14 August 2016
Where: Forum Theatre, 150-162 Flinders St, Melbourne
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing.
Details: This film-lovers festival will include international premiers, red carpet glamour, best global cinema, current cinema, discussion programs, local and international film, and more. Click here for website.