Things To Do - St Kilda | Explore Port Phillip

Things To Do

Events within the next 7 days.

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12/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

12 - 13 Jun 2019

2019 Truffle Festival Launch

Join Stokehouse for the headline event to launch the 2019 Truffle Festival. Hosted by Truffle Melbourne Founder Nigel Wood, come along for an interactive evening showcasing the famous fungi.

Art - St Kilda

There can be no questioning St Kilda’s affinity with and appeal to artists. Its bayside aspect providing inspiration for many well-known artist of past and present - including the late Mirka Mora.
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Art Tours of St Kilda

Join the HeART of Local Art St Kilda Art Tours unveils the hidden galleries and studios of the St Kilda arts community through a series of guided walking art tours, covering two precincts across a variety of galleries and studios, covering a diverse range of art forms.

Artisan ice-cream

Ice-cream fanatics on the look out for this year's latest trends need look no further than these artisan specialists.
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24/05/2019 12:00:00 AM

04 May - 23 Jun 2019

Baluk Arts - Elements

This group exhibition showcases works made by artists from Baluk Arts, an urban Aboriginal Arts Centre based in Mornington. Featuring artists Lisa Waup and Dominic White, the exhibition includes works by six selected artists also from the Baluk studio.

Best places to brunch in St Kilda

For both Melbourne locals and eager tourists looking for things to do in St. Kilda, a sit-down brunch of vibrant food and tasteful ambiance is hard to beat. While St.

Best places to go for drinks in St Kilda

Whether you’ve got a Monday through Friday job, a full schedule with class, duties at home, or even if you’re just a traveller visiting St. Kilda, heading out for a drink is one of the best ways to catch up with friends and take a moment to slow down.

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.
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5/09/2019 12:00:00 AM

05 Sep 2019

Bill Bryson - Observations On Life and The Human Body

With his matchless homing instinct for the funniest and quirkiest, his unerring eye for the idiotic, the endearing, the ridiculous and the scandalous, Bryson will exercise his razor-sharp wit in sharing his globe-trotting travel experiences, his forays into science and his latest...

Carlisle Street Arts Space

Carlisle Street Arts Space is a versatile exhibition space with the capacity to present a range of visual arts practice including painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, photography, textiles, media and installation works.

City of Port Phillip by bike part 1: Elwood to St Kilda

One of Melbourne’s most defining features is it’s beautiful waterfront. Long stretches of water and city views that can be found from Elwood to Port Melbourne.
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8/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

08 - 23 Jun 2019

Cosi Fan Tutti Frutti

Emotionworks Cut Opera condenses Mozart’s classic comedy opera and fuses it with 1950s rock and roll in this swinging, action-packed, retro inspired production. This is opera fusion.

CoWork Me’s top 5 places to take a work break in St Kilda

Cowork Me is St Kilda’s newest coworking hub, and it’s certainly humming. Opening our doors in June, the space is already home to over 60 different businesses- and we’re only getting bigger. We think we know why, too; based in busy St.
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16/02/2020 12:00:00 AM

16 Feb 2020

Cupid's Undie Run Melbourne

On Valentine’s Day weekend, put the hilarity in charity with hundreds of other Cupid’s runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumour Foundation. Cupid’s Undie Run is the largest community fundraising event for the Children’s Tumour Foundation.
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24/05/2019 12:00:00 AM

04 May - 23 Jun 2019

Dark Water - Erin Coates and Anna Nazzari

Presented by artists Erin Coates and Anna Nazzari, this exhibition draws on their combined research into cephalopod anatomy, maritime history, ocean mythologies, psychogenesis and the experiences of deep-sea divers.
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13/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

13 - 30 Jun 2019

Different, Not Defective

The Different, Not Defective Exhibition seeks to effect social change by raising awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by self-representing work by a designer with ASD on the subject of ASD.

Dog Walking Along the Beach

Everyday, dog lovers love to spend some time with their four-legged friends & St Kilda has one of the most popular dog beaches in Melbourne that will make your puppy happy as they play and have fun off the leash at the beach.
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2/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

02 - 04 Nov 2019

Dylan Moran

Legendary Irish comedian Dylan Moran is returning to Australia with a brand-new show Dr. Cosmos. Moran will once again offer his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life, all served with poetical panache from one of the finest comedians of his generation.
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29/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

29 Jun 2019

DYLANesque are playing Memo Music Hall St Kilda

Playing Melbourne for one night only, catch DYLANesque's new show True Confessions Revisited - the Bob Dylan Tom Petty Show.
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Eildon Gallery

The Alliance Française de Melbourne's Eildon Gallery regularly host exhibitions of photography, painting, sculpture and video Valued partnerships exist with the St Kilda Festival, the East Gippsland Aboriginal Arts Corporation and the Victorian College of the Arts at University...

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.
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6/07/2019 12:00:00 AM

06 Jul 2019

Fauré Requiem and works by Debussy, Ravel, Saint Saëns and Fauré

This concert combines Fauré's sublime Requiem, one of the best-loved of all choral works, with shorter secular pieces from the French repertoire.

Hardcopy Cartel - Top 5 things to do in St Kilda

Lindsey owns and operates Hardcopy Cartel, a graphic design company that specialises in branding and logo design. Here are Lindsey’s top 5 things to do in St Kilda.

Hotel Esplanade St Kilda

Your favourite band in The Gershwin Room, pre-gig beers in the Star Wars bar, stumbling in from the seaside… everyone has a story to tell about The Espy.

Hotel Esplanade, The Espy Live Music

Three stages over five levels, The Espy has always been, and always will be, the home of live music in St Kilda.

How to Catch a Penguin Sighting in St Kilda

If you’re looking for things to do in Port Phillip, and specifically activities in St. Kilda, set aside an evening (or early morning) for one of the most unique and popular outings in the area. You’ve probably heard that St.
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Jewish Museum of Australia

The Jewish Museum of Australia is the only museum in Victoria that explores and celebrates the breadth of Australian Jewish life, culture and history.
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Kite Republic

Kite Republic specialises in kiteboarding and stand-up paddle boarding and has Australia's most active and passionate Kiteboarding Shop, School and Club.

Kite Republic

Kite Republic is Melbourne’s most active Kiteboarding & Standup Paddle group, based in St Kilda.

Kotch Lane

Inspired by the Caribbean slang term for hang or chill out, Kotch Lane have created a space for just that where everybody that walks through the door can feel like a local.
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Linden New Art

Linden New Art is a public gallery that specialises in displaying new contemporary art. The gallery opened to the public in 1986 and is located in the seaside suburb of St Kilda.
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Luna Park Melbourne

Luna Park Melbourne is Melbourne's ultimate family destination for fun. Ideally located next to St Kilda beach, Melbourne's Luna Park is always a great day out for the young and the young at heart. Melbourne's Luna Park is a galaxy of amusements and sensations.

Luna Park St Kilda this summer

From Saturday 22 December 2018 until Sunday 3 February 2019 inclusive, Luna Park will be introducing their new tremendous trio of Park rides that will lead all the summer fun.
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Made In Earth Jewellery Gallery

Nature Creates, We Enhance. Made in Earth's mission is to create and enhance your gemstone jewellery experience by offering a vast array of exotic and beautiful gemstones set in handcrafted sterling silver.
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9/08/2019 12:00:00 AM

09 - 10 Aug 2019

Mark Seymour and The Undertow

Performing two exclusive Melbourne shows. MEMO crew are excited to announce tickets are on sale Wednesday 1st May, 9:00am. Get in quick if you want the best seats. Mark Seymour formed Hunters and Collectors in 1980, with a bunch of Uni friends.

Melbourne St Patricks Day Festival

On Sunday the 17th of March , Australia will see thousands of people of Irish decent, or simply those who fancy themselves Irish at heart, celebrate Ireland’s national day and the traditional feast day of the country’s patron saint.

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.
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8/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

08 Jun 2019

Nick Offerman - All Rise

Award-winning US comedian, actor and writer Nick Offerman is returning down under this June for the first time since 2016 with his brand new live show, All Rise.

Palais Theatre St Kilda

St Kilda’s Palais Theatre is Australia’s No. 1 Theatre Concert Venue and one of the top ranked live entertainment venues in the world.
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1/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

01 Nov - 14 Dec 2019

Photograph 51

Rosalind Franklin was one of the great scientists of the 20th Century. In 1952 she used X-ray diffraction photography to examine the intricate structure of DNA, but her trail-blazing work was never recognised.

Piccolina Gelateria

We've heard so much about Piccolina's amazing gelato, so we checked out Acland Streets newest gelateria. 

Pixar Putt St Kilda

Get ready to kick some serious putt at Pixar Putt at St Kilda Triangle from February 15th 2019!

Pontoon St Kilda Beach

Pontoon St Kilda Beach is the perfect spot to soak up the newfound sun every day this summer.

Prince Dining Room St Kilda

Designed to share and inspired by the robust flavours and spices of the Mediterranean rim, at Prince Dining Room humble vegetable and side dishes are heroes in equal measure to main plates.

Rainbow Road

Rainbow Road is the best place to grab a selfie and show your love for our amazing diverse community in St Kilda!
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Red Stitch Actors Theatre

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre is a dynamic creative hub where artists develop their practice and gain industry recognition. Established in 2002, Red Stitch is an artist-driven company led by resident actors with the support of a small, dedicated staff and board.

Republica St Kilda Beach - Live Music

Republica St Kilda Beach is a casual seaside hub where you can lose track of the day basking in spots of sunshine in the large courtyard. This venue ticks all the boxes; charismatic - the ideal place for people watching and great food every night of the week
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28/05/2019 12:00:00 AM

28 - 30 May 2019

Ruby Fields – Permanent Hermit Tour

With special guests. Fresh from stunning audiences during her Laneway Festival run, Sydney’s raw-power Ruby Fields has announced a national in support of her upcoming EP, Permanent Hermit. Ruby Fields announces national tour and New EP 'Permanent Hermit'.

Rydges St Kilda

Skating At Acland Street

Skating At is returning for Australians to truly experience the magical delights of European winter traditions on the iconic open-air ice-skating rink. Bringing a winter festival cheer to Acland Street Plaza. Skating At is one for the whole family.
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Skydive Melbourne

Skydive Melbourne allows you to see the city of Melbourne appear like patchwork as you exit the plane from 15,000 feet and fall into your tandem skydiving adventure.

Skydive St Kilda

Tandem skydive over some of Australia's most spectacular beach and city panoramas with beach jumps over St Kilda beach!
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Skyline Ferris Wheel

The Skyline Ferris Wheel is Australia's largest transportable Ferris Wheel, standing at 35 metres high. See 360 degree views of Melbourne, St Kilda and Port Phillip Bay like never before in one of the 24 gondolas.

Skyline Ferris Wheel in St Kilda

Melbourne’s newest attraction comes to St Kilda Beach. The Skyline Ferris Wheel is Australia’s newest and largest transportable Ferris Wheel and it is making its Melbourne debut at South Beach Reserve St Kilda.

Space2b

From its launch in the City of Port Phillip in 2013, Space2b has made a big splash running workshops and holding exhibitions. With two successful pop up shops, in 2015 and 2016, Space2b now has a permanent home at 144 Chapel Street Balaclava behind St Kilda Primary School.

St Kilda Beach

Summer isn't summer until you've spent a day by the seaside at St Kilda Beach. 

St Kilda Botanical Gardens

These historic Gardens have their origins at the very beginning of St Kilda.
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30/05/2019 12:00:00 AM

03 May 2018 - 25 Jul 2019

St Kilda Drop-in Meditation

In each class a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. You can drop in any week. Classes begin with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a second guided meditation based on the topic.
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26/05/2019 12:00:00 AM

17 Mar - 29 Dec 2019

St Kilda Esplanade Market

The St Kilda Esplanade Market is a makers market and has been a St Kilda Sunday delight since the 1970. Set against the iconic backdrop of the St Kilda Beach, close to Luna Park, Acland Street and Fitzroy Street.

St Kilda Esplanade Market

The St Kilda Esplande Market has been a St Kilda Sunday delight since the 1970. Grab a bite to eat and enjoy browsing works by more than 140 artists and craftspeople in Melbourne’s open-air gallery by the sea.

St Kilda Ferry

Whether you’re looking for a nice day out, or simply looking to get from one side of the bay to the other, leave the stress of driving in Melbourne’s heavy traffic behind with a trip on St Kilda Ferry.

St Kilda Festival 2019

St Kilda Festival is a free celebration of community spirit, Australian music and the beautiful St Kilda foreshore.
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21/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

21 - 30 Jun 2019

St Kilda Film Festival

Proudly presented by the City of Port Phillip, St Kilda Film Festival is one of Australia’s largest and longest-running short film festivals.
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St Kilda Pier

Providing panoramic views of the Melbourne skyline and Port Phillip Bay, the pier is a popular destination for strolling, cycling, rollerblading and fishing. Catch a ferry to Williamstown, enjoy a snack at the kiosk or try to spot the penguins and native water rats from the breakwater.
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St Kilda Sea Baths

On Melbourne's premier beach front, the St Kilda Sea Baths overlooks the idyllic and picturesque Bay. With a history dating to the middle of the 19th Century, this Melbourne institution continues to define the ultimate beach side lifestyle. Only six kilometers from Melbourne city.

St Kilda Theatres

St Kilda is full of cultural delights. With performance through the theatres year-round you will be able to find a show that you will absolutely love.

St Kilda Twilight Market

Thursday nights are like no other come summertime in St. Kilda, on account of the ever popular St. Kilda Twilight market.

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?
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21/09/2019 12:00:00 AM

21 Sep 2019

Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with Swan Lake...the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline.

The Local Taphouse St Kilda - Live Music

The Local hosts live music every Friday and Saturday night.  The Local Taphouse is a European-inspired neighbourhood tavern specialising in craft beer, great food and a warm welcome. 

The Pleasure Garden

The Pleasure Garden Horticultural Society is thrilled to welcome you to Wonderland on Saturday 8 December 2018!

The Wonderful Two - St Kilda

On 2nd February 2019, Melbourne was bewildered by the unveiling of The Wonderful Two, which offers a symbol of hope and education that future generations can do better.
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5/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

05 - 06 Jun 2019

Tim Rogers – Liquid Nights In Bohemia

Join Tim Rogers as the louche DJ of the spectral radio show ‘Liquid Nights In Bohemia Heights’. A brand-new live show that brings Tim’s Friday afternoon Liquid Lunch radio program out of the Double J studios and onto the stage.

Tolarno Hotel

Built in 1884, by a Mayor of St Kilda, sits the Tolarno Hotel at number 42 Fitzroy Street in St Kilda.
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20/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

20 Jun 2019

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson Live on Stage - Melbourne

Come and spend an evening with two of the world's best climbers live on stage in their first Australian tour.

TooT Artspace

TooT Artspace is an intimate and supportive, artist run, contemporary art space and shop in the heart of St Kilda.

Top 10: St Kilda

A host of new hot spots will have visitors flocking back to Melbourne’s beachside neighbourhood St Kilda like a seagull to a hot potato chip.
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7/08/2019 12:00:00 AM

07 Aug 2019

Top Dog Film Festival - Astor

Celebrate the canine connection through this carefully curated collection of heartwarming stories about dogs and their people at the 2019 Top Dog Film Festival screening in St Kilda. Meet dogs from all walks of life on the big screen at the 2019 Top Dog Film Festival.

Top things to do on a rainy day in St Kilda

We all know that living in Melbourne means many a rainy day to look forward to, but just because an afternoon at the beach isn’t an option doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of ways to enjoy wet weather.

Visit Acland Street - Window Shopping, Cafes, and Melbourne’s best Cakes

Tucked in between Fitzroy and Barkly streets in one of Melbourne’s most vibrant streets of St. Kilda, you will find the colourful and bustling Acland Street.

Walks 101

Walks 101 St Kilda is a free tour that departs daily at 11am from Luna Park.
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6/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

06 Jun 2019

What Grows Together Goes Together – Dinner Series

‘What Grows Together Goes Together’ is back serving up delicious dinners this winter. For those interested in tradition, technique, seasonality and the paddock to plate ethos, this is a food and wine dinner series not to be missed.
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3/06/2019 12:00:00 AM

03 Jun 2019

Women of Influence: Inspiring Women in Hospitality

The Prince Hotel is proud to present their very first Women of Influence: Inspiring Women in Hospitality event.

Yaluk-ut Weelam Ngargee 2019 - Free Family Festival

Yaluk-ut Weelam Ngargee is a free indigenous arts and cultural festival held annually in St Kilda’s O’Donnell Gardens, a significant contemporary Indigenous meeting place.