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Like to picnic like it's a competitive sport? Here are our tips to give your al fresco dining adventures the edge

Melbourne's best picnic spots

Our guide of where to go when the sun shows up to party and where to stock up on booze and food on the way.

Best pre-packed picnics

Can't be bothered building your own picnic party box? Here's some Melbourne prepared earlier.

Pimpin' picnic essentials

The five essential picnic accessories you don't need, must have.


Park cooking for pros

Sure, you could throw a snag on the free public barbecues, but we've got bigger ideas when it comes to free-range cooking.

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Updated on 1 Sep 2015.

By Gemima Cody   |   Photos by Roberto Seba
Silvester Nacht NYE party at Hophaus

Silvester Nacht NYE party at Hophaus

Wunderbar! Family-friendly sunset meal, lavish multi-course dining or boozy canapé party? Choose your New Year's Eve flavour at Southbank's bier hall

Christmas at Central Park

Christmas at Central Park

The City of Stonnington kicks off celebrations early, with quality concerts and kid-friendly activities

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