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October – November
What’s on in Melbourne?

The Spring Racing Carnival

From the 1st of October to the end of November Horse racing is King. The king of sports becomes the peoples sport. For two months Victoria isracing mad, from the first Group One (the Turnbull Stakes) to the race that stops a nation, the Melbourne Cup all eyes are on the horses.

As important as the horses are for many the highlight of the Spring Racing Carnival are the fashions on the field. The hats are as much a part of this Melbourne festivals as are the horses and jockeys.


For those you do not follow the horses Melbourne as much more to offer!

The Melbourne Marathon

More than 35,000 people are expected to participate in this year's Medibank Melbourne Marathon.Featuring cleverly curated courses for people of all ages, abilities and athletic stature, everyone and anyone can experience this adrenaline-fuelled and fun-filled fitness festival. For those who consider running 42 kilometres 14/10/2018 is the day.

For those who prefer less strenuous activities there is the Melbourne International Arts Festival (03/10 -21/10/2018) or World Vegan Day (141/10/2018) as well as many live events.

Harry Potter

On November the third, spend 24 hours with Harry Potter. Watching all eight Harry Potter films in one feverish marathon is a bit like taking a roadtrip across the entire country or starting a vegetable patch: it's a feat often talked about, but rarely acted upon. Potter fans, now is the time to make the dream a reality.The Astor Theatre is putting on the entire Harry Potter saga from 11am onwards on Saturday November 3.

Dog lovers Dogapolooza is back bringing with it a beautiful union of live music, food trucks, people and canines. In Burnley on 11/11/2018 this celebration of continues.

This is a sample of the many, fun, quirky, foodie, musical, sporty activities and events that will make Melbourne a great place to be for the next two months.


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