Come the end of January, balmy nights coincide with outdoor gigs at the Melbourne Zoo. Hearing one of your favourite local or international acts...Melbourne Zoo, Elliott Ave, Parkville
The Supper Market is back every Friday this summer. Grab a craft beer (lychee beer anyone?), peruse the arts, crafts and fashion stalls, then take...The Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford
You know Piknic Electronik as the summer Sunday session hotspot where you can hang out under the sun to the tunes of the world's hottest DJs,...Federation Square , Swanston St, Melbourne
Whether you're a green thumb, a black thumb, or if you only buy flowers on Mother's Day, you'll be able to appreciate the beautiful blooms at the...Royal Exhibition Building & Carlton Gardens, 9 Nicholson St, Carlton
During this one-day program, kids have the opportunity to participate in food preparation, health checks and get up close and personal with some...Healesville Sanctuary, Badger Creek Road, Healesville
The name may conjure up visions of babies sprouting from giant pea pods, or of some unsavoury sweatshop affair, but we checked, and found that the...18 St Heliers St, Abbotsford
Animal Land gives city slicker kids a real hands-on farming experience. Expect the usual suspects: cows, sheep, goats, pigs and ducks, plus a few...190 Duncans Ln, Diggers Rest
With a large picnic area and barbeques, as well as a basketball half court, tennis wall, ovals and a running track, there are many reasons to...260 Cranbourne Rd, Frankston
Caulfield Park has the biggest slide in the world. It goes all the way down a hill. If you're not brave enough to go on it, there's lots of other...Park Crescent, Caulfield North
For those keen on a nostalgic cinema experience, the Coburg Drive-In is just a short spell from Sydney Road and brimming with the feeling of...155 Newlands Rd, Coburg
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