Melbourne is finally coming back to life in April. As the COVID-19 pandemic remains under control, more live events are taking shape. More activities are also being organised to bring people together and celebrate the Autumn season. You and your family can look forward to outdoor markets, art installations, workshops for teens, children playground and even competitions with fantastic prizes. Don't spend another second at home this April. There are plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy life in Melbourne this month.
Head over to Chinatown where Friday and Saturday evenings feature an open-air hawker-style laneway market from 4pm to 10pm. More information here.
16 to 18 Apr - Housewarming
Arts House is holding a housewarming and you're invited. Eleven of Melbourne's most original minds have gathered to transform the venue's spaces into interesting experiences for you and your family. More information here.
Take the kids to Docklands this school holidays for the Wonder Land at District Docklands. There are craft activities, roving performances and installations for families to enjoy. More information here.
16 to 18 & 22 Apr - SIGNAL Streets Teen Workshops
There are free activities to help teens gain more knowledge and learn new skills this school holidays at SIGNAL. More information here.
Melbourne's favourite market is the hub for many festive, cultural and retail markets.
17 April - Queen Victoria Market will be hosting a 'Pet Lovers' Market, as part of their first-ever Mini Market Series. You can browse a variety of pet-related products including pet treats, pet toys and pet clothing from 9am - 4pm, at J - M Shed (Peel Street end). More information here.
18 April - Sri Lankan Festival takes over the Market as it celebrates the culture, heritage and arts of Sri Lanka. You and your family can enjoy live performances by local Sri Lankan artist, workshops and a variety of food stalls selling kottu, hoppers, curries and kokis from 10am to 4pm. More information here.
21 & 28 April - Wednesdays will see the Market transformed into a giant food hall with stalls and food trucks. More information here.
17 Apr - Boats by Polyglot Theatre
Don't miss this free school holiday fun for your kids by Polyglot Theatre with boats in an urban seascape. More information here.