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Firelight Festival set to warm your winter blues

June 28th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

The annual Firelight Festival is coming to Docklands once again for three nights between June 30 and July 2, bringing the best of Melbourne’s visual and live entertainment to warm up the winter weekend.


Dragon Boat Festival to take over Chinatown

June 2nd, 2023 - Jack Hayes

Beating drums, paddlers in long boats, and sticky rice dumplings can only mean one thing: Dragon Boat Festival has arrived in Melbourne’s Chinatown.

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Docklands central to new festival

May 3rd, 2023 - Sean Car

The City of Melbourne has revealed a new major 17-day festival running from August 17 to September 2, 2023, with Docklands expected to play a central role.

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Walk for PetWellness returns to Docklands

May 3rd, 2023 - Helena Morgan

Pooches and their carers are invited to a five-kilometre walk around Docklands in support of a community-based animal rescue organisation for the second year running.

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Berth’s Biggest Morning Tea returns with even greater goals

May 3rd, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

After a short hiatus due to COVID-19, Berth Restaurant’s Biggest Morning Tea is returning this year with hopes to once again be one of Victoria’s biggest fundraisers for Cancer Council Australia.

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A school holiday bonanza at The District

March 29th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

If you have vacation plans, scrap them, because The District is embarking on its biggest-ever program of school holiday activations.

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International Women’s Day celebrations at Melbourne Quarter promise an inspiring buzz of activity

March 3rd, 2023 - Docklands News

From March 6 to March 10, the city’s newest precinct Melbourne Quarter will host a variety of free and ticketed events to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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A Filipino Fiesta at Mission to Seafarers

March 1st, 2023 - Jack Hayes

This Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF), The Entree.Pinays will be throwing a weekend-long Filipino Barrio Fiesta by the Sea in partnership with Mission to Seafarers Victoria, in recognition and celebration of their work in caring for seafarers since 1857.

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Significant Hindu festival marks the start of a new season in Docklands

March 1st, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Vasant Festival, the Indian cultural festival marking the start of the spring season, took over Docklands’ Buluk Park and Library at the Dock on Saturday, February 25, with a flurry of exciting activities.

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Run for the Kids returns to Docklands in March

February 1st, 2023 - Sean Car

The 2023 Herald Sun / Transurban Run for the Kids is coming back to Docklands on Sunday, March 19 and local residents are advised to plan ahead, with road closures across Docklands throughout the day.

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Approval for final tower

Approval for final tower

March 5th, 2015 - Docklands News
Breaking up the band

Breaking up the band

June 1st, 2011 - Docklands News
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