What's On This Month in Fishermans Bend

Embark on a sumptuous weekend adventure with Half Acre’s 2-hour bottomless brunch buffet, available every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5:30pm. For $69, guests can enjoy a lavish spread of brunch delights, including made-to-order hot dishes served directly to their table. Elevate the experience with 2 hours of free-flow cocktails, prosecco, wine, mocktails, and more for an additional $29.
Book your table now for an unforgettable weekend indulgence at Half Acre!

The Royal Aeronautical Society’s 2024 Lawrence Hargrave Memorial Address this year will feature keynote speaker, Amanda Holt, CEO of Fishermans Bend’s SYPAQ Group. Holt will provide insights into the innovation potential of the local defence industry. This event invites members of the Society, aerospace industry professionals, and aviation enthusiasts to participate. The keynote address aims to highlight advancements and opportunities within the sector, offering a platform for discussion and engagement for attendees.

WHEN: Tuesday, 16 July from 6 – 10pm

WHERE: The Hotel Windsor, 111 Spring Street, Melbourne

Secure your spot here.

Read more about Amanda Holt and SYPAQ in our article here.

The inaugural Melbourne Vegan Winter Fair is set to take place at The Timber Yard in Port Melbourne on Sunday, 28 July 2024, from 10am to 5pm. This exciting event promises a feast of delicious vegan food, cruelty-free shopping, and engaging activities, including cooking demos and guest speakers. With an array of food and retail vendors offering everything from clothing and skincare to household goods and healthcare, attendees can enjoy a wide variety of plant-based options. Entry is $3, and the event is fully accessible, making it a perfect opportunity to explore the benefits of a vegan lifestyle in a supportive and welcoming environment. Free street parking is available, and public transport is within walking distance.

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Open House Melbourne Weekend, Australia’s largest built environment festival, celebrates the city’s architectural richness and cultural heritage. With nearly 60,000 participants engaging in over 710 open buildings, tours, and exhibitions in 2023, this year promises even more. Innovations ensure sustainability and growth, encouraging exploration of Melbourne’s unique spaces. Rediscover your city on 27-28 July 2024, with a lineup featuring new places and beloved favourites, curated to inspire curiosity and lifelong learning.

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FB IDEAs is hosting a compelling event to highlight the transformative power of prototyping in shaping the future of the Fishermans Bend precinct. This event will feature Advanced Composite Structures Australia (ACS-A), Port Melbourne Secondary College, and Space Tank, who will share their unique insights and experiences in leveraging prototyping for innovation in various fields. Attendees will learn about ACS-A’s cutting-edge work in additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping, Port Melbourne Secondary College’s innovative approach to education through prototyping, and Space Tank’s vision for supporting hardware startups. The event promises discussions, a panel Q&A session, networking opportunities, and light refreshments.

Admission is free, but bookings are essential. Secure your spot here.

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Botanica is an immersive festival celebrating spirits, crafts, and culinary delights, showcasing over 20 Australian craft distilleries. Attendees can enjoy unlimited tastings of gins, vodkas, rums, whiskeys, and liqueurs, complemented by a keepsake tasting cup and a Botanica branded tote bag. Engage with industry professionals through demonstrations and talks, explore a curated selection of botanical-inspired makers and producers, and indulge in delicious treats from food vendors. This 18+ event takes place Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th August 2024, with sessions from 11AM to 3PM and 4PM to 8PM each day. Supported by Fever-Tree.

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