10 Melbourne Events Happening In July 2016

Opt for Melbourne Bus Hire to Attend These Exciting Events in July 2016!

Whether its art, music, comedy, design or film and more; there’s always something happening in the city of Melbourne. With major events scheduled to take centre stage in the coming month of July, you are in for some quality time here. Since the events are well spread throughout the city, it’s advisable to opt for bus hire in Melbourne to avoid any kind of travelling inconveniences. On that note, let’s take a look at some of the top events lined up for you to explore in the month of July:

Inflatable World, Mornington

Want to experience an ultimate thrill of bouncing your bodies on inflatable couches in an energetically athletic manner? The Inflatable World in Mornington is all set to give you such an experience in an adults-only event scheduled to be held on the 2nd of July. It’s time to be carefree with your socks up and heads high. Do note that participants need to be above 18 years of age and weigh less than 120 kg.

The Big Freeze Festival

It doesn’t matter whether it’s hot, sultry, raining or hailing outside. This event hosted inside an indoor winter ground, less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne, will give you an immaculate snow-based festival experience to be held from July 2 to July 10. The Big Freeze is divided into nine sections; the snow pit to experience the real snow field, the snow globe photo booth, a stroll through snow forest, the Frozen Princess Performance, Superhero Training, Rainy Day Arts and Crafts room, workshops to practise your hobbies, Tiny Tots zone for kids and Construction Play area to showcase your Lego building skills. It’s a fun family event not to be missed!

Lifeboat at the Butterfly Club

Although Titanic sank a long time back, it has left behind a story to be demonstrated in beautiful ways. The Lifeboat Play at the Butterfly Club, taking place from 6th to 10th July, is an act that will introduce you to different characters with different stories and how their fortunes brought them together. These characters include everyone from the crew members to the maids, and from the captain to the bartenders. The idea is to convey a message to the common public that life is like sailing on an adventurous path, where no one can guarantee their fate.

Disney Beauty and Beast Junior

One of the masterpieces from Disney, this Oscar-winning animated movie will be alive again at the University of Melbourne in the iconic Union Theatre. Take time out any day from July 6 to July 9 to witness your favourite characters including Chip, Mrs Pott, Lumiere, Gaston, Cogsworth , Belle and The Beast take the top stage in what is expected to be a classical performance.

Hippo! Hippo!

Based on a book written by Hazel Edward, Hippo! Hippo! is a musical theatre performance scheduled to be held on 8th and 9th of July at the Frankston Arts Centre. It focuses on the relation between a young girl and her fantasy friend, Hippo, who she uses to overcome anxiety and gain self-belief and self-confidence. The story is presented in a beautiful blend of song, dance and music with intense moments of happiness and misery that is sure to give you and your kids a good time at the arts centre.

Australian Drinks Festival 2016

Red wines, white wines, premium beers, country sprits and ciders – Which one and how many do you want? The Australian Drinks Festival will bring you on a high on 16th and 17th July at the Royal Exhibition Building. Apart from free tasting, seminars and demonstrations, you have an exquisite list of dishes to choose from and entertaining live shows to watch. The best bartenders in the town will also occupy the four sections; The Tasting Den, The Wine Village, The Beer & Cider Zone and The Boutique Market. Interact with the best brewers and distillers coming from all parts of the continent at this event!

Bastille Day French Festival

State Library Victoria, for the second time in a row, will host a free cultural event on 16th and 17th of July to exhibit the rich French culture with shades of culinary masterpieces, theatrical performances, live music shows, film screenings and exhibitions. There will be numerous food stalls offering various French cuisines, from caramels, saucisson, raclette, pastries, to baked croissants and tasty crepes. You can choose to taste the French wine onsite or take the wine home.

Finders Keepers Market

It is a festival comprising of various markets that are innovatively designed for an exhibition of creatively curated items. With three days (22nd to 24th July) of festive atmosphere at the Royal Exhibition Building, the event is all set to perk you up with live shows, delicious foods, varietal drinks as well as coffee. This is unlike any normal event, and be expected to expose yourself to something that is absolutely unconventional and new.

Run Melbourne

If you are looking forward to attend an event for a good cause, this fun-filled marathon race is a perfect fit for people of all ages. Before the main event on 24th of July, Run Melbourne will offer training sessions absolutely free of cost to anyone who wants to join in. There is a 3 km run for kids, 5 km run or walk, and 10 km half marathon for the adults. Being a fundraising event, the registration fee will go towards helping the charities across the nation so what’s not there to like?

The Dressmaker Footballers Dance

Want to relive the essence of 1950s at the momentous grand estate of the Rippon Lea House and the Gardens? This coming July 29, you will witness the recreation of Footballers Dance in the Grand Ball Room with people in relevant outfits enjoying the 1950-style music and the drinks. So grab your costumes and soak yourself into the vintage mode of this extraordinary Lea House Estate.

If you are travelling in a group to any of these destinations and events, make sure to use a bus hire service for the best in convenience and travel comfort.

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