What’s On In Melbourne – March 2014

Here are some ideas for events you and your family to enjoy next month;

F1 Grand Prix Melbourne

Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix
Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th March
Albert Park Circuit

The journey to the 2014 Formula 1® World Championship begins once again with Melbourne hosting Round 1 of the season that will see the last five World Champions battling it out for F1 supremacy. The off-track action will be as hot as the action on-track with popular rock bands and the Australian Defence Force taking to the skies with Roulettes and F/A-18s



Moomba Festival
Friday 7th – Monday 10th March
Alexandra Gardens & Birrarung Marr

This year, Moomba celebrates its remarkable 60th festival with an event program designed to recognize the important connection between Moomba and its people. Moomba belongs to Melburnians, with generations of our city’s families, individuals, artists, athletes and community groups at its beating heart, year after year.


Festival Of The Sea
Sun 9th March
Queen Victoria Market

A celebration of all things marine with market fishmongers at their Sunday best, seafood cooking demonstrations, oyster eating competitions and live sea creatures for the kids.

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Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival
Mon 17th – Sun 23rd March
Various locations

Renowned for their drama and flair, each runway event presents the most sought-after collections from Australia’s top designers. This is your unique opportunity to experience the excitement and energy of an international fashion show.


Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show
Wed 26th – Sun 30th March
Carlton Gardens

The world renowned flower and garden Show will be entering its 19th year in 2014 and is regarded as the largest and most successful horticultural event in the Southern Hemisphere. Featuring the best landscape and floral talent that Australia has to offer along side an extensive array of garden retail products.


More Events
Thai Culture and Food Festival – Sat 15th & Sun 16th March – Federation Square thaifestvic.com
GO Festival – Melbourne’s Women’s Expo – Sat 15th & Sun 16th March – Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton gofestival.com.au
Parliament House Open Day – Sun 23rd March – Parliament of Victoria, East Melbourne parliament.vic.gov.au