Drinking History Tours
Drinking History Tours, the company behind Melbourne Laneway Tours, are quenching the thirst of visitors and Melburnians alike with their latest offering that’s part walking tour and part pub crawl.
From boozy bushrangers, feminist icons, Chinese gold miners and exclusive clubs, the tour combines the stories of the people that make Melbourne so unique with a few drink stops along the way at some of those hidden watering holes you’ve only read about.
Tours priced from $85 includes dinner and drink discounts, meeting at Federation Square and operating Wednesday nights and Saturday afternoons.
Thornbury Picture House
Converted from an old petrol station in the 1920s, Thornbury Picture House is a newly opened retro-style cinema and bar, reminding film-goers that going to the movies used to be about more than superheroes and sequels.
Complete with 1930s style vintage cinema seats and an interior lined with photographs from classic Hollywood films, the newest addition to Melbourne’s inner-north offers classy, boutique cinema experiences with a locally-infused menu that’s goes beyond choc-tops and popcorn.
802 High Street, Thornbury.
The team behind American BBQ restaurant Fancy Hanks have thrown open the doors to Heroes, a four-level party palace that combines smoked Singaporean hawker food with pop-star dreams.
With a design inspired by the dystopic world of Blade Runner and full of 80s pop culture references, Melbourne’s newest Karaoke bar is the perfect pick for late night hangs with two floors of dedicated private dining and karaoke rooms.
188 Bourke St, Melbourne.
Bomba Rooftop Bar
The perfect perch for after work drinks or a tapas fix, experience true inner-city Melbourne when Bomba Rooftop Bar re-opens this July.
Complete with a smart retractable roof, this recently refurbished local haunt is the ideal location to pull up a copper stool and watch the sun go down through Lonsdale Street treetops over a vibrant city skyline.
103 Lonsdale St, Melbourne.
WWE Super Show-Down
The most electrifying names in sports entertainment are headed to the MCG for WWE Super Show-Down, a show that’s being billed as the biggest live event in the company’s history.
With superstars John Cena, Ronda Rousey, Triple-H, Big Show, Shawn Michaels and the Undertaker already confirmed as starters, Melbourne will be ready to rumble when the biggest ever roster of travelling superstars and legends hit town for this once in a lifetime event.
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne eSports Open
Complete with giant screens, packed stadiums, full concert lighting and audio, biggest titles and some of the best gamers on the planet, Melbourne is about to go next level with the inaugural Melbourne eSports Open.
Melbourne’ Olympic Park precinct will transform into a two-day celebration of esports, including free-play stations, exhibitor booths and technology demonstrations for all kids, big and small.
Six Day Cycling
A combination of bikes, beers and beats, the world’s best track cyclists are clipped in and headed to Hisense Arena for Six Day Melbourne, an event that’s part traditional cycling event, and part house party.
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