Why you need to visit Melbourne this Feb
Melbourne’s IT destination status has been further cemented with:
– Skycanner named it as one of the top cities Australians want to visit in 2018
– Recently released Timeout survey shows it is one of the world’s favourite cities
Melbourne is known as The Cultural Hub of Australia. Its Feb event line up shows its reputation is rightfully deserved. Whether you are thinking of a weekend away or a staycation, it has never been a better time to visit this world’s most liveable city. [www.pphg.com]Pan Pacific Hotels Group has done some diggings and picked the Top Five Events You Shouldn’t Miss.
Pause Fest – 7 – 11 Feb 2018
Ready to get inspired? This festival has some of the world’s brightest minds! It covers topics like the next horizon for AI, and VR aiding recovery for astronauts, through to the future of cryptocurrency and whether we can use Blockchain to redesign democracy. Bringing over 150 global leaders to Melbourne, this year Pause Fest welcomes speakers from businesses like NASA, Netflix, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Canva, and many, many more.
St Kilda Festival – 11 Feb 2018
Australia’s largest free music festival, St Kilda Festival is set to return Sunday 11 February 2018. The St Kilda Festival Main Stage will play host to The Jezabels, Dan Sultan, Tkay Maidza, Models, Mia Dyson, Bustamento, Architecture in Helsinki (DJ set) and That Gold Street Sound. More than 60 of the nation¹s hottest musical talents will perform over seven stages throughout St Kildawith crowds expected to surpass 400,000 on the day.
White Night Melbourne – 17 Feb 2018
For one night only, Melbourne will be transformed in to an all-night celebration of culture and creativity. This 12-hour event includes exhibitions, street performances, illuminations, installations, film screenings, music, dance and interactive events throughout the CBD and the city’s cultural precincts, and provides a rare opportunity to experience Melbourne in a different light.
Zoo Twilights – now – 10 March 2018
Held in the picturesque Melbourne Zoo, audiences can pull up a picnic and enjoy a gourmet hamper with wine under the stars, or try local food truck vendors and bars while watching some of the best local and international artists, catering to all music tastes and age groups. All proceeds from the concerts go back into Zoos Victoria’s ongoing ‘Fighting Extinction’ conservation program.
Don’t miss the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Competition when it returns to Ikon Park. See the best talent across eight legendary AFL teams – Adelaide Crows, Brisbane Lions, Carlton, Collingwood, Fremantle, GWS Giants, Melbourne and Western Bulldogs.