7 Actually Cool Things to Do in Melbourne This Month


Melbourne is warming up, in more ways than one. February in Melbourne brings summer days, floating bars, and long afternoons spent wining and dining. This summer it’s time to get out and see what’s happening around Melbourne in the sunshine.

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These are the best things to do in Melbourne this month.

Grab a Lune Croissant and win a KitchenAid

Saturday, February 11
Fitzroy store
KitchenAid has unveiled its Colour of the Year, and to celebrate they’ve teamed up with Lune to create a Hibiscus Cruffin. On Saturday, February 11, head down to their Rose Street, Fitzroy store and the first 50 people through the door will receive a free cruffin. If you miss out, don’t worry, Hibiscus Cruffins are available for purchase at Lune stores located in Armadale, Fitzroy, Melbourne CBD and Brisbane CBD for one week only from February 11-18. If you post a reel, story, or post on your Instagram and tag Lune and KitchenAid, you could win a KitchenAid 2023 Colour of the Year suite.

Grab desserts and savoury delights at Poh’s first in-restaurant concept

QT Melbourne
Masterchef favourite, Poh, has opened her first in-restaurant concept inside QT Melbourne, and it’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Here desserts and savoury delights cruise past diners on a sushi-train-style conveyor belt adding a dash of quirk for luxury loungers. Tinges of teal touch every corner offering a colourful backdrop to enjoy The Singleton’s signature Plus Two cocktails in between mouthfuls of eight different sweet, savoury and surprising dishes.

Book your experience here.

Explore an incredible exhibition above Flinders Street Station

Sun, Mon, Wed 10-6pm and Thu, Fri, Sat 10-9pm
Closed Tuesdays + Public Holidays

Level 3, Flinders Street Station

Beloved artist Rone’s latest immersive exhibition lies in the long-abandoned third-floor wing of Flinders Street Station in Melbourne. As a nostalgic love letter to mid-century Melbourne, Time is a tribute to one of the city’s great icons offering a fictional history that transports audiences to post-WWII Melbourne. Featuring eleven installations, each room is adorned with Rone’s haunting signature murals of the artist’s making. It’s a truly breathtaking experience. You’ll be immersed for a minimum of 45mins, taking in all the beautiful thought-out details that have ignited inspiration, emotion, excitement and audible wonder among those that have already seen it.

Buy tickets here.

Check out one of Melbourne’s new excellent venues

All weekend
Throughout the various lockdowns we’ve had in Melbourne there have been new venues popping up. Check out venues you haven’t had a chance to head into yet, like Nomad, Bar Bambi, or Hi Fi.
Cost: However much you want to splash

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Immerse yourself in an interactive murder mystery

Any day
Caulfield North
Labassa is an jaw-droppingly stunning Victorian-era mansion in Caulfield North complete with authentic architectural features like embossed wallpapers, stained glass windows and rare trompe l’oeil ceiling. It’s survived everything; name changes, transformations and more than 100 residents in its 150-plus-year history. And now, in January of 2022, it’s set to be Melbourne’s newest interactive and immersive Murder Mystery experience. Players will get to roman it’s room, search for clues, in an attempt to find the perpetrator. Seriously — what an epic way to spend the weekend.
Cost: From $55 per person

Have a picnic

All weekend
Anywhere you like
Getting into some venues might be difficult for the time being, but with 15 people able to gather outdoors you can take your picnics to the next level. Grab a hamper, find the perfect spot, and gather your mates.

Eat one of Melbourne’s amazing sandwiches

All Weekend
All around Melbourne
Over the past two years, we’ve seen an array of sandwich shops and delis popping up all around Melbourne serving many, many things between two slices of bread. Now is the time to finally try those sandwiches.
Where to find them: Melbourne’s Best Sandwiches

Plan a weekend getaway to regional Victoria

All weekend
Anywhere you like
Regional Victoria and Melbourne will be on the same level of restrictions once Victoria hits an 80% vaccination rate (likely to be 31 October), so you can start planning that trip to regional Victoria you’ve had to keep putting off. Head here for some inspiration.

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