If you are planning on a girls’ day out in Melbourne during the months of March and April, you are just in luck! There are plenty of fun and enriching activities for your friends and you to participate in. From fashion events to events that promote personal-development, you are guaranteed to walk away as a better person to tackle the year ahead with gusto. Without further ado, here are some of the best recommendations for the coming months.
The event makes a comeback this year in 2015, bigger and better with more than sixty handpicked fashion stalls to choose from! The event is an award-winning indoor fashion bazaar that showcases some of Melbourne’s very best designer threads and quality vintage fashion, including handmade accessories and jewellery as well. There will be an exciting line-up of stallholders, which includes:
- Professional shoppers
- Fashion bloggers
- Fashion industry insiders
There will be a huge range of sizes, colours and styles on sale and everything is reasonably price – you won’t be walking home empty handed! This event is also a fashionista’s dream come true and is slated for the perfect girls’ day out as well. Apart from shopping, you may partake in interactive workshops or enjoy great tasting coffee at one the available pop up cafes.
You can also get your nails done at a pop up nail art bar and receive awesome giveaways and freebies too! The upcoming date is Sunday 22 March 2015 and will be held at Coburg Town Hall, 90 Bell Street Coburg VIC 3058. It will run from 10am to 3pm and you girls will need to pay a $2 entry fee each.
Melbourne’s Women’s Expo – GO Festival 2015
The event makes a return in March 2015 and is slated to run for three consecutive days for the first time! From 13 March to 15 March, the annual girl power event is held at the iconic Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton. The event extends its invitation to women of all ages and you can even ask your mum, sister or daughter to tag along.
You can indulge in a fantastic array of programs that include inspiring workshops and talks, live entertainment and interactive demonstrations. Don’t forget to check out their “All Things Women” program, which covers interactive, fun and engaging topics on women’s health, fashion, careers and lifestyle. Here is a basic itinerary for the day’s event:
- Enlightening talks will be given by keynote speakers on women’s nutrition, health, careers and spirituality.
- Event goers can enjoy a relaxing massage session at the Massage Zone and Healing Zone.
- Fun fitness workshops, classes and presentations will be held at the Health and Wellness Stage
- If you are curious to know what your future holds, head on to the intimate Psychic Zone.
- Celebrated cooks and chefs provide interactive culinary demonstrations at the Kitchen Stage.
What’s more, there will be loads of shopping as exhibitors offer 100% female-focused services and products. Feel free to try out new products and even receive samples that are free of charge.
The event will be held on 15 March 2015, Sunday. It is a second-hand market for women’s exclusive accessories and clothing, and is located in Melbourne’s inner west. This unique fashion market event collates over 70 exquisite stallholders that offer a diverse range of fashion products in a variety of trends, sizes, colours and styles. Everything is reasonably priced and there will be convenient onsite fitting rooms.
Even event goers are given the chance to hold their very own stall, which means your friends and you can have a closet clean out together! Stalls can be rented for $60 and you will get a 3 x 4 metre slot. Melbourne Frock Swap is not all about shopping only as you can indulge yourselves in other exciting services, which include:
- Facial treatments
- Bra-fitting service
- Psychic readings
- Nail art
- Food vans
The event will be held indoors and is wheelchair and pram accessible.
When you are attending the event, don’t forget to pop by the tavern that is located at the back of the building. This is a perfect spot to get a girls’ celebratory drink after a great and fulfilling day. If the weather allows, the pier provides event goers a gorgeous view of the city across the bay.
If you miss this event in March, you can expect upcoming dates such as 14 June 2015 and 20 September 2015! If you are really keen to open your own stall, try contacting Nicole on 0413 713 662 or Rachel on 0412 177 248. On the other hand, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org as well.
Make Me Beautiful Women’s Expo – Celebrate The Woman You Are
The event will be moved to a brand new location this year at Matthew Flinders Hotel, Chadstone. It is available to women of all ages and will be held on 19 April 2015, Sunday. This is a great chance for women to come together and enjoy themselves in an afternoon of boutique shopping and superb retail experience.
Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne as well as a boutique bag that is filled with product samples! There is a diverse range of services for you to explore onsite, which includes home wares, self-help books, designer fashion, beauty and health products. You will also get the chance to meet up-close with passionate business owners and discuss or test their unique line-up of products.
Since this is an all-female event, don’t forget to call your girlfriends, sisters or mum to enjoy a fun-filled Sunday afternoon, which you are all sure to have a ball and leave feeling inspired. If you purchase tickets at the door, it costs $12 but you could take advantage of their early bird special by booking online and costs $8 only. Do note that 10% of the proceeds from every ticket sold will be donated the McGrath Foundation, which helps raise awareness on breast cancer.
It may be tough for you girls to get to and fro locations, especially if you are a large group without a proper transport means. If you want to truly make the most out of your girls’ day out, hire an affordable minibus to make your gathering happen in style!
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