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Celebrate St Patrick’s Day 2018 with a weekend festival!

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 [...]

Top tips for organising the best Christmas parties & functions!

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 Melbourne 2017

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 [...]

Things to do in Melbourne this Winter

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 [...]

Summer @ Southbank

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 [...]


OKTOBERFEST 2016 “Hophaus brings Munich to Melbourne with HOPTOBERFEST!” Friday 16th September til Sunday 23rd October Once more Melbourne will be showing off its love of festivals and its thriving German culture by hosting the third annual HOPTOBERFFEST at Hophaus in Southbank. Special menus will be served throughout the Festival, as will some incredible biers [...]

Choosing the Perfect Christmas Function Venue in 2017

From the end of July it’s approximately 20 weeks til Christmas(!!!), which probably means you’ll be starting to think about planning your office Christmas party. Don’t fret – even if you are the kind of person who curls up in fear at the very thought of having to organise your corporate ‘social event of the [...]


Stuck for ideas of what to do for New Year’s Eve in Melbourne 2015? Southbank offers the best seats in town as far as Melbourne celebrations go, with fireworks along the Yarra scheduled for 9pm and again at midnight. Similarly the heart of the city sees it all come alive. Alternatively, Chapel Street South Yarra [...]