Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to truly rock, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful, but uptight headmistress, helping her rediscover the wild child within. (The New York Times says, “BE WARNED! There’s a love story in this one.”)
The Melbourne Night Noodle Markets will return to Birrarung Marr from 8th November to 25th November 2018, setting the city alight with the smells, sights and sounds of over twenty sizzling Asian food stalls.
Food-lovers can tick destinations off their culinary bucket list, indulging in unique dishes inspired by street food from all corners of Asia including sizzling Filipino skewers from Hoy Pinoy, Puffle’s Hong Kong-inspired egg waffles, Korean tacos by POKLOL, and Taiwanese style steamed buns by Wonderbao.
The market is cash free, so don't forget to take your card with you.
Melbourne Music Week (MMW) is a nine-day celebration of the city’s thriving, world-renowned music scene. Driven by its vision as a uniquely Melbourne event — it’s the only event of its type in Australia — MMW teams up with a range of independent promoters, venues, labels and businesses to create a dynamic program that illuminates the connections between music, people and places. From intimate, interactive experiences in non-traditional venues to headline performances at Melbourne Town Hall, the program is a direct result of the depth and diversity of Melbourne’s creative music industry. MMW runs from 16 to 24 November and is proudly presented by City of Melbourne.
There’s something for everyone. For more information, visit the MMW website.
Head to the Cake Bake & Sweets Show, Australia's biggest event for all things baking, decorating and sugar craft with your favourite celebrity chefs, workshops, theatres, cake competitions masterclasses and more!
It's the perfect day out for foodies, families, cakers and bakers.
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne is coming exclusively to Melbourne’s Princess Theatre in January 2019.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the most awarded production in the history of Britain’s Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play and Best Director. The play opened on Broadway in April 2018 and won 6 Tony Awards including Best Play, 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards, 5 Drama Desk Awards and many more, becoming the most awarded show of the Broadway season.
Princess Theatre is just a short stroll along Spring Street from Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens. Stop in at Hop Sing Bar & Food for a pre-theatre dinner, or extend the experience with a nights stay at Mercure. Book your accommodation today.
A new era for Australian Test cricket begins this summer, this is our biggest challenge yet as we take on the world's best, India.
A new look Australian side led by Tim Paine and coached by Justin Langer will be looking to re-build their world standing against number-one ranked India, led by captain Virat Kohli - high quality cricket will be on show in this match for the ages. The Boxing Day Test is an institution in Melbourne, an event not to be missed!
Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens is conveniently located on Spring Street, just a 10-minute walk to the MCG, home of the Boxing Day Test, and close to numerous shopping precincts, restaurants and theatres. Find out more about the hotel facilities here.
Monday 14 January - Sunday 27 January 2019, Melbourne Park
Hit Melbourne and join in the excitement that this city has to offer during this iconic sporting event.
The Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens is conveniently located on Spring Street, just a 10-minute walk to Melbourne Park, home of the Australian Open.
You don't have to go far to enjoy good food and drink and get in the spirit of the tennis. Visit Hop Sing Bar & Food before or after the tennis.
For your stay before or after the tennis matches, take advantage of the convenient location of Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens and experience numerous shopping precincts, restaurants and theatres.
The Australian Open is the only Grand Slam tennis tournament held in the southern hemisphere. This beloved event was held for the first time in 1905 and was last contested on grass in 1987. Since 1972 the Australian Open has been held in Melbourne, Victoria. In 1988, the tournament became a hard court event. It is currently held at Melbourne Park. The tournament is held in Melbourne in the Australian summer.
Formula One racing just got even faster. Up to 5 seconds a lap faster to be exact.
The first race of the Formula One season begins again in Melbourne, Australia. Come and experience the incredible precision and speed of 2019 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. The excitement goes from Thursday March 14 to Sunday March 17 and the city will be alive with the buzz of another fantastic major sporting event.
If you are looking for a hotel in Melbourne during the Australian Grand Prix, look no further. Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens has your Melbourne Grand Prix accommodation sorted.
For more information on Grand Prix Melbourne click here.
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