Oktoberfest is a folk sensation, widely celebrated across the globe, which is nothing short of a cultural phenomenon yet many are oblivious of the rich history and traditions tied to this monumental event. Oktoberfest is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, and takes the title of the world’s largest Folk Festival attracting over six million visitors [...]
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Recent predictions are showing that 2018 is headed for the coldest winter on record in Australia. Now, that could be slightly depressing news for those who are seasonally affected by the cold weather. However, we believe the show must go on and therefore we thought it would be timely to remind ourselves of the [...]
Are you planning on holding an End of Financial Year event in either Melbourne or Sydney?If not, you should be! It’s a great way to acknowledge your team, and can be a good way to reflect on the year gone and/or provide some motivation for the year ahead.So if you’ve got a budget that needs [...]
Each year tradition has shown Australians coming together to celebrate all things Irish and to observe the life and passing of one of Ireland’s foremost patron saints, St Patrick. Despite its Christian roots, this day has now become more about celebrating Irish culture in general. Ireland has a public holiday to mark the occasion, but [...]
If you’re planning to be in Melbourne to see in the New Year then take a look below at some of the city’s most exciting parties, brought to you by Red Rock Venues. Southbank offers the best seats in town as far as Melbourne celebrations go, with fireworks along the Yarra scheduled for 9pm and [...]
What are your plans for 2017 Christmas Day celebrations?? Whether you will be in Melbourne on holidays or would simply prefer someone else to take care of the cooking and washing up, take a look at what’s happening around Southbank & Melbourne's CBD: PLEASE NOTE, BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL! LUDLOW BAR & DINING ROOM, SOUTHBANK CHRISTMAS [...]
As spring [finally] appears it’s a welcome reminder that the best part of the year is upon us, with Melbourne’s spring carnival already in full swing, followed immediately by the crazy summer festive season! This of course means CHRISTMAS FUNCTIONS, and now is the perfect time to start organising yours (if you haven’t already). So [...]
OKTOBERFEST 2017 Hophaus brings Munich to Melbourne with HOPTOBERFEST! Saturday 16th September til Sunday 22nd October For the fourth consecutive year Hophaus at Southbank will be hosting its popular annual HOPTOBERFEST, which celebrates Oktoberfest and the thriving German culture that Melbourne has so lovingly embraced. There will be lots of fun and entertainment, along with [...]
Winter in Melbourne is in full swing, but for those socially inclined this doesn’t mean having to put away your dancing shoes just yet, thanks to some great events happening around Southbank in Melbourne. Melbourne Ice Slide If you’re looking for something family friendly to do during these school holidays then get yourself to Eureka [...]
Melbourne was voted the world’s most liveable city in 2016 for the sixth consecutive year; Southbank, situated along the magical Yarra River is one of the reasons that make Melbourne (and Melbourne summers in particular) so very special and such a memorable place to visit (or live, if you’re lucky!). If you’re in town on [...]