Things To Do - Albert Park | Explore Port Phillip

Things To Do

Events within the next 7 days.

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22/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

22 - 24 Oct 2020

2020 Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Swimming Championships

The 2020 Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Swimming Championships will be held in the outdoor pool at the Melbourne Sports Centres - MSAC from Thursday 22 to Saturday 24 October 2020.
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12/03/2020 12:00:00 AM

12 - 15 Mar 2020

3x3Hustle March Mania - Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix

From Pit Lane to Beachside, Carnival vibes to Pumping Iron, Australia’s Biggest 3x3 basketball event will take things up a notch in 2020.

A Day Of Thrift Shopping

Discover vintage clothing on the op-shop trail through the City of Port Phillip – it’s easy if you know how. Find out where the best bargains are now.

A summer’s day in Albert Park

Want to check out Albert Park this summer but not sure how to spend your day? Our plan from breakfast till bed will give you an idea of what you’ll see.
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Albert Park

Only three kilometres from the heart of the city, Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing.

Best places to picnic in Port Phillip

Melbourne has its fair share of grey, rainy days, so when the sun shines it’s time to pack the picnic blanket and head outdoors. Finding things to do in Port Phillip is easy with picnic options like these! So grab the kids, some sandwiches, and give one of these spots a go.

Best Smoothie Bowls In Port Phillip

Looking for the best smoothie or acai bowl in Melbourne? This fresh and photogenic brunch option is perfect for summer. Read our top picks now!
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4/02/2020 12:00:00 AM

04 - 08 Feb 2020

Big Glittery Sh!tshow

Winner Gasworks Circus Showdown 2019. A hilariously sexy, jaw dropping circus spectacle. This cheeky, irreverent show already has the audience screaming for more across the country, featuring some of Melbourne’s most skilled and shocking performers.

ELK - Albert Park

A pioneer of independent Australian design, ELK was founded by husband and wife duo Marnie Goding and Adam Koniaras in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia.

ElliptiGO Experiences

Get outdoors and have some Fun! ElliptiGO Experiences invites you to come and have a go on a guided stand up elliptical bike ride along Melbourne’s most scenic bike paths.

Finding The Best Ice Cream In Port Phillip

The hunt is on for the best ice cream in Port Phillip. Check out some of our best spots for grabbing cups and cones from Port Melbourne to Elwood.

Foodies Guide to Healthy Eating in Albert Park

Thinking about improving your healthy eating game? Well, if you’re anywhere near Albert Park, then you’re in luck. This elegant bayside suburb is full of hidden health gems that make you feel simultaneously responsible, and indulgent.
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12/03/2020 12:00:00 AM

12 - 15 Mar 2020

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2020

There is more to the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix than ever before. The Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix is the ultimate playground for the world's biggest stars.
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Gasworks Arts Park

Gasworks Arts Park is a not for profit community arts facility located in Albert Park, that presents an annual program of events. This includes drama productions, workshops, farmers markets, events and visual art exhibitions.
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15/02/2020 12:00:00 AM

18 2019 - 16 May 2020

Gasworks Farmers Market

Gasworks Farmers Market started in January 2006 and is one of Melbourne's best loved farmers markets, in fact, it was named Most Outstanding Farmers Market for 2012 in the delicious Produce Awards.
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21/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

21 Jan 2020

Gasworks Kids Holiday Program: Clay Pets

Learn hand building techniques and create your own clay sculpture based on your pet or favourite animal. Decorate with feathers, sequins and coloured clay. Please wear clothes suitable for craft. They ask parents and guardians provide kids with a water bottle when they attend workshops.
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20/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

20 Jan 2020

Gasworks Kids Holiday Program: Everyone Can Draw

This whirlwind illustration workshop is brought to you by Anna Zobel, an illustrator and educator based in Melbourne. Join Anna on a fast-paced drawing journey, from crazy warm-ups to book illustration – and everything in-between.
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23/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

23 Jan 2020

Gasworks Kids Holiday Program: Funny Kids 101

This fun and energetic workshop teaches funny kids the tricks of the trade of performing comedy. Explore your own unique brand of silliness through clowning, characters and movement games.
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21/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

21 Jan 2020

Gasworks Kids Holiday Program: Gustav Klimt Animals

Be inspired by Klimt’s decorative artworks and create your own masterpiece. Learn how to draw animals, paint them in gold, and then embellish with sequins and gems. Please wear clothes suitable for craft.
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23/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

23 Jan 2020

Gasworks Kids Holiday Program: LEGO Building

Tap into your potential by encouraging your curiosity and creativity at a Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop. Fun models come alive with especially designed plans by architects and engineers, so you won’t find them in stores. Self-esteem and fine-motor skills are improved while reinforcing S.T.E.M.
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21/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

21 - 25 Jan 2020

JINXED!

Back by popular demand. Roll up one and all, and take a peek behind the curtain of Cabaret Abnormal if you dare. JINXED! will unleash the glam clowns, vaudevillians and circus trash to bring you a delectable creepshow.
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28/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

28 Nov 2020

Land Rover Polo in the City

Land Rover Polo in the City is an annual polo series held throughout the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. It is a rare opportunity to witness some of Australia's best professional polo talent.

Local Hero: Gasworks Art Park (Rebecca Garfield)

Looking for art to make your child’s room shine? Meet Rebecca Garfield, one of the newest residents at Gasworks Art Park, and our latest Local Hero.

Most instagrammable spots in Port Phillip: #exploreportphillip

Whether you’re visiting Port Phillip or you’re a local looking for things to do, hitting up the most instagrammable spots in the area is never a let down.

New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

Now the holiday season is over, you may have a New Year's resolution to get fit and healthy. Discover the best spots in the City of Port Phillip.
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24/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

24 Jan 2020

Once Upon A Drag Storytime

Resident Drag Kings and lords of daggy dad dancing – Mark, Gavin and Keith, invite you to a unique and quirky theatrical drag storytime like you have never experienced before.

Pineapple Palm

Pineapple Palm is Albert Park’s newest café opened December 2018, directly across from Sth Melbourne beach and Plum Garland Playground.
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21/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

21 - 25 Jan 2020

Queen Bette

Bette Davis was one of the most iconic and gifted actors of the 20th Century. Davis fought hard all her life, had four husbands, two Oscars and a reputation as the biggest boss in Hollywood. Queen Bette tells the whole story.

Relax In Port Phillip’s Best Gardens & Parks

Want to experience the beautiful summer weather in lush green outdoor spaces? Check out the best parks and gardens in the City of Port Phillip.

St Vincent Gardens

The spectacular St Vincent Gardens is of national significance for its English style design around surrounding crescents. Designed by Clement Hodgkinson in 1868 the garden reflects the Georgian era.

Staying fit around Port Phillip: Beyond the Gym

Do you feel uninspired by heading to the local gym and running on the treadmill, but you’re keen to incorporate regular exercise in your life?

Summer At Gasworks With Ben Storch

Resident sheet metal extraordinaire Ben Storch is sculpting brilliant pieces at Gasworks Art Park for you to check out this summer. Find out more now.
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22/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

22 Jan - 01 Feb 2020

The Campaign

In 1988, more than one hundred arrests were made when the Tasmanian Gay Law Reform Group defied a ban and petitioned to decriminalise sexual activity between consenting adult males.
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20/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

20 Jan - 02 Feb 2020

The Port Phillip Dragon

The Port Phillip Dragon by Serene Lau. Meet Phil, the recycled patchwork dragon that calls the city of Port Phillip home but has no fixed address. It’s seeking treasure that is more valuable than gold and that is your idea of what home is.

Things to do in Albert Park this Autumn

With autumn in Melbourne comes parks full of leaves changing colours and days of sunshine amongst the ever-crisper mornings and dropping temperatures in the evenings.
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29/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

29 Jan - 01 Feb 2020

When The Light Leaves

Dan’s dreaming of dead ducks and cartoon skeletons. He is also dying. Terminal brain cancer has forced Dan to decide how he wants the end of his life to look.
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22/01/2020 12:00:00 AM

22 - 25 Jan 2020

You & I

International award-winning company and festival favourites Casus Circus come to Melbourne for a Midsumma exclusive season of their most daring and intimate work You & I.