10 Melbourne Events Happening In February 2017

Use Coach Hire in Melbourne to Attend These February Events!

With loads of events, festivals and activities happening throughout the year, Melbourne is a city that has something for everyone. Whether you are a foodie or a fanatic music lover, the city has you covered with everything to suit your interest. If you are looking forward to attend some of the exciting events in February 2017, make sure to choose Melbourne coach hire for a comfortable ride.

2017 Women’s AFL Competition

For the first time ever in the AFL’s history, a formal women competition will be held this February starting on the 3rd in Melbourne with 7 rounds, leading up to a grand final on 25th March. 8 teams will be competing against each other, with day, night and twilight games. The season opener will be a big clash between the arch rivals Collingwood and Carlton at Olympic Park Oval. Come along with your friends and family, and enjoy the best of AFL, with some great sporting retreat on offer.

Melbourne Barbecue Festival

A 2-day event scheduled to be held on 4th and 5th of February will be a saucy day out with cooking demonstrations, barbecued treats, exhibitions, drinks and even a contest. Different kinds of sauce brands will show their presence on the stalls, and there will be an exclusive barbecuing competition on the 2nd day of the festival. Taste new hot sauces, and stock a few favourite ones before anyone else grabs it. You can buy the tickets of this event for as low as $20 per person, with much more to extract from it!

B*Witched, Atomic Kitten and S Club 3 Australian Tour 2017

Do you fancy the idea of attending a 90s concert at the prices offered back then? This blockbuster concert from B*Witched, Atomic Kitten, S Club 3 and East 17 due to kick off on 8th of February is here to fix your nostalgia in a single dose. You may come across musicians who have become old by this time, but the appealing tune of the 90s hasn’t changed a bit. Flock in with your friends, as you booze and sing along to recall the past!

Boroondara Arts Program

An eclectic mix of concert, cabaret and ballet performances, the exciting line-up of Boroondara Arts program will take the centre stage on 10th of February. Josh Cashman will be opening the night at the Kew Court House with acoustic folk and electronic textures. Another key highlight of the program is the rock group, Little Stevies well known for their comical storytelling in song, leaving a ling-lasting impression. The Melbourne Ballet Company will be performing Being and Time, which sets out to view the world from a different perspective. It promises to be a thriller whose makeup is revealed in the appealing dance program.

Inflatable Regatta 2017

Following a successful inaugural event in 2016, Inflatable Regatta is back once again this year on the 11th of February with orange inflatable boats gliding past the Yarra River from the Yarra Bank Reserve on Creswick Street. You can either choose to float single or take the couple’s boat, but make sure to paddle slowly if you are looking to get a good sight of this scenic location. This is certainly not a race, even though the name is ‘Regatta’. It’s for you to praise the beauty of Yarra in its entirety.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2016

Scheduled to be held from 12th to 14th of February at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is expected to feature over 1200 performers from all across the globe. It is an eclectic mix of entertainment, music, pomp and military ceremony, with an annual series of military tattoo performed by display teams in Edinburgh, Commonwealth military bands and British Armed Forces. The key highlight of the event will be the theatrical sight and sound of some famous regiments from Scotland.

The Music of A.R. Rahman by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

It doesn’t matter whether you are a big fan of Indian music or not, this event scheduled to take place on 16th of February at the open air amphitheatre of the Royal Botanic Garden will the witness the Melbourne Symphony orchestra performing the music composed by one of most prolific Indian composers in the world, A.R. Rahman. He will be present at the concert as a guest performer, weaving his magical tunes that permeate the cultural layer of the land shared by billion people. You may also get a chance to meet him and have a dinner with the platinum experience.

Discover Mind’s Potential Through Buddhist Meditation

Sometimes, it’s a smart choice to walk away from the hustle and bustle of festive events and take a part in meditation. On 18th of February, Diamond Way Buddhism Melbourne will present an intriguing public lecture by the famous western Buddhist teacher, Lama Ole Nydhal. Come and explore the limitless potential of your mind, as Lama Ole will employ authentic meditation methods with an objective to discover how the essence of mind is a fearless and kind-hearted space.

QV Summer Cinema

Looking for some pre-film entertainment in a theme-based film festival in Melbourne? The QV Summer Cinema has you covered with movie screenings, as you witness the QV square transforming into an open-air theatre with giant outdoor screens and deckchairs. Spend a warm summer evening on Thursday, 23rd of February with your friends and family, along with some snacks and drinks to enhance the experience of an outdoor cinema. Some of the popular movies screened include The BFG, Bad Santa, Wilderpeople and Gremlins

Big Pizza Festival at the Preston Food Truck Park

If you are looking to get the best out of the summer evenings, get out with your loved ones with this Big Pizza Festival from 24th to 26th of February at the Preston Food Truck Park. It is bit like an expansion of your own backyard, where you can take your pooches as well. Taste some of the best Italian Pizzas, and enjoy the Italian movies streamed on the giant screen, as you enjoy a few snacks for yourself.

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