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Although it is summer in the southern hemisphere in February, Melbourne, which has always been active, will never make you bored.

This February, music festivals, food festivals, daytime festivals, underwear runs, romantic nights...

Various exciting activities are staged in turn, bringing you a HIGH-shaking February!

1. Boutique Design Market

The 2 boutique design shopping market held in Kingston City Hall on February 3 will gather more than 2017 Melbourne’s best designers, all kinds of unique clothing, accessories, household goods, decorations, etc., you can choose !

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There will also be Kingston Arts’ Pop-up bar to provide you with locally brewed wines, of course, Food Truck’s various cuisines, live music performances and DJ-led carnivals. The activities are free!

(Note: Only cash is accepted and there is no ATM on site)

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Time: February 2, 3pm-5pm

Location: Kingston City Hall, 985 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin

2. Melbourne Barbecue Festival

Australians are famous for their love of barbecues, and barbecue stations can be seen in many parks. And this February, the people of Melbourne are blessed. Australia’s first barbecue festival, Melbourne Barbecue Festival, will be held on February 2th. At that time, there will be a scene from American to Mexican, from grilled lamb chops, grilled steaks to grilled chicken wings. , From smoked to slow-roasted barbecue feast, friends who love meat must not miss it!

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Time: May 2 to 4

Location: Flemington Racecourse

3. Summersault 2017

Music and food are the eternal themes of Melbourne's summer, and the Summersault event to be held in Caroline Springs in February this year successfully combined these two themes into one.

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On the day of the event, many famous Australian music artists and teams will come to the scene to help out, and many well-known local restaurants and shops will also join this event strongly, ensuring that all friends will be able to enjoy the music. There will also be a variety of amusement facilities and Market Village at the event site. There will be more than 80 stalls participating in the exhibition, selling various crafts and small objects to the public, and there will be a wonderful fireworks display at 10 pm, not to be missed !

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Time: February 2, 11pm-4pm

Location: Town Centre, Recreation Reserve, Caroline Springs

4. Preston Food Truck Park

On summer nights, visiting the night market and tasting food is the most suitable. Every weekend this February, more than 2 food stalls from around the world from France, Italy, New York, etc. will bring Melbourne friends with specialties from all over the world. If you don’t know where to go on weekends, then come to Preston to enjoy a meal Feast!

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时间:2月12日-28日每周五5pm-10pm,每周六12pm-10pm,每周日12pm-9pm

Location: The Food Truck Park, Preston

5. St Kilda Festival

It is said that music is the most indispensable element of Melbourne's summer, and this February, Australia's largest free music festival, St Kilda Music Festival, will once again open its curtain in Melbourne! At that time, exciting activities such as music shows, art exhibitions, trade fairs, circus performances and outdoor movies will be staged in turn, bringing you a wonderful audiovisual feast!

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Time: February 2, 12am -10pm

Location: Foreshore of St Kilda, VIC

6. Valentine's Eve Train at Puffing Billy

If you want something more romantic on Valentine's Day, go to Puffing Billy to take a train. On the eve of Valentine's Day this year, this steam train will host special events with the theme of Valentine's Day. Enjoying food on the train with your lover is a different kind of enjoyment. The train will depart from Belgrave and return to the same route after a short stop at Lakeside. The journey takes 3 hours.

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时间:2月13日 6:30-10:30 pm

Location: Puffing Billy Railway, 1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave

7. Cupid's Undie Run

Known for its large scale, the popular charity tournament Cupid's Undie Run will start in Melbourne on February 2. Great opportunity for all kinds of beautiful bodies!

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Time: February 2, 19pm-12pm

Location: West Beach Bathers Pavillion, 330A Beaconsfield Parade (Corner Pier Road) St Kilda West

8. White Night

As the only city in Australia that hosts day and night events every year, White Night has long become a symbol of Melbourne. Every year when the day and night activities come, hundreds of thousands of people will flock to the downtown streets from all directions to witness this grand and spectacular visual feast.

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By then, the entire Melbourne will be lit by lights and become a beautiful fairy tale world.

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This year's White Night Day Festival will start at 2pm on February 18th and will last until 7am the next day, staged a continuous 7-hour non-stop art feast. What to sleep this night, come out HIGH!

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Time: February 2, 18pm-7am

Location: Various Locations in Melbourne CBD

9. Lonsdale Street Festival

Melbourne’s largest annual Greek-themed cultural festival will be held in Melbourne’s city centre on February 2th and 25th. In addition to enjoying all kinds of traditional Greek cuisine, you can also experience cultural performances with a full Greek flavor at the event site. There are also various amusement facilities to make you feel refreshed. In addition, local DJs will also bring you the best Music experience!

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Time: May 2 to 25

Location: Lonsdale Street

10. Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival

The annual Melbourne Japanese Culture Festival is the eighth year this year. By then, Federation Square will stage various traditional Japanese programs.

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Of course, all kinds of Japanese food are indispensable.

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In addition, not only will the best dress award be selected (the winner will have a generous prize), but the audience will also have the opportunity to participate in the lucky draw. The prize is 4 business class air tickets from Australia to Japan provided by Qantas and Jetstar.

It is said that this event attracted more than 4 people to participate last year. Those who are interested may wish to try their luck on the spot.

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Time: February 2, 26pm-12pm

Location: Federation Square, Cnr Swanston & Flinders St

In addition to these activities, February is the Lunar New Year, and various celebrations have been held all over Melbourne! For details, please refer to our previous article.

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