There is more to Melbourne than just bars, restaurants, and coffee. With each rising sun, there are countless community events, festivals, shows, markets, exhibitions, sporting events, and performances. If you are looking to visit Melbourne in March 2015, you are in luck as March is a very busy month for Melbourne. Whether you are travelling alone, as a couple or with family, there will be great activities for you to do both during the day and at night. Below are some events you can attend in Melbourne in March this year.
The Lion Family Festival
If you are in the mood for some African experience, then the Melbourne Zoo is the place to be this March. On the first day of March 2015, The Melbourne zoo will be featuring an African themed family event called the lion family festival. It will be packed with fun activities such as music, special keeper presentations, and a menu focusing on African delicacy and fun activities for kids.
For a memorable night, you get to meet the three lion brothers and know how their species is doing in the jungle back home. Get the African experience without having to visit Africa. Enjoy an authentic African feel created by the beats of African music and African cuisine.
ICC cricket world cup 2015
If your family is into cricket, then make early arrangements and secure good seats for you and your family to watch the world’s top of the crème in cricket compete for the biggest international prize in cricket. The 43-day event is being co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia this year beginning February 14th to the 29th of March. If you hurry, you can catch the second half of the event. It would be wise to book as early as possible since tickets are subject to availability.
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
For the wine and food lovers, there is no better place to be than the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival brought you to you by the Dandenong Market from the first day of March 2015 to 15th March at the Dandenong market. Enjoy an array of exotic and sumptuous meals brought to you by different nationalities featuring the best multicultural food vans, restaurants, and market traders. It is all about making new and exciting discoveries of new flavours down at the food and wine festival. So prepare your taste buds to be amazed and wowed!
Go tickle your funny bone at the Yo Mama comedy event. This international mother’s day will see Comedy Festival’s favourite Nelly Thomas coming together with ABC Radio’s George McEncroe and Australia’s Ethel Chop in honour of mums. The show will primarily focus on being a mother and the joys and pains that come with it.
The Moomba Festival is a 60-year tradition in the Melbourne event calendar. Come enjoy a series of family entertainment and free events. The four-day event attracts more than one million people looking to share in the spirit of Melbourne city. The event will run between the 6th and 9th of March 2015: Perfect place to spend the Labour Day long weekend.