C&G’s Guide to Activities in January

Can you believe it’s the beginning of a new decade? Neither can we! The best part of living in Melbourne is we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to fun and exciting events. C&G’s latest guide is a rundown of the most happening activities this January. Check it out, gather your friends and family, and start your year with a bang!

Air Playground

The kids will love floating around this latest attraction from Scienceworks – it’s a playground inspired by our most important element! There will be giant fans, ‘aircades,’ inflatable sculptures and flying paper planes to teach us the mechanics of aerodynamics. Don’t forget to book your tickets here!

Melbourne Star’s Summer Beach Box

It’s exactly what it sounds like! Melbourne Star will transform their glass cabins into a summery beach box for you to take flight over Melbourne’s landscape. You’ll also be treated to refreshing glasses of rosé and delicious nibbles while relaxing on comfortable beach chairs and a breathtaking view. 

National Gallery of Victoria

There’s always something going on at the NGV! You can check out the world-premiere of the Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines exhibition, or the fashionable Collecting Comme showcasing Comme des Garcons’ Rei Kawakubo’s work. The adults can enjoy some drinks and live music at NGV Friday Nights while the kids can party it up at the Disco Parties happening as part of the NGV Kids Summer Festival. Check out the full program here!

Summertime Social

Get excited! The Summertime Social will kick off on the 2nd of January at the Federation Square Car Park Rooftop. There’ll be plenty of green to set up a picnic rug and kick back with summery cocktails and bites. You can even book your own retro caravan and hut and indulge in the tasty food packages on offer. Feeling playful? There will also be 6 game lanes featuring super-sized bocce, shuffleboard and skittles!

Zoo Twilights

We all love a good gig, but have you ever enjoyed live music in the lush jungle surrounds? Melbourne Zoo will once again host the exciting Zoo Twilights from the 24th of January until the 7th of March. This year, all money raised will contribute towards saving the endangered Mountain Pygmy-possum from extinction. You can check out the full program here – there are heaps of Australian favourites such as Missy Higgins, The Cat Empire and Methyl Ethel. UK legends 10cc will also be making an appearance, as well as Randy Newman, the musical mind behind the beloved ‘Toy Story’ soundtracks.

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