Australia Day in Melbourne

Melbourne's Yarra River on Australia DayAustralia Day in MelbourneAustralia Day Melbourne provokes images of awesome times around the grassed areas of the Yarra River or at great Melbourne restaurants and venues enjoying an Australia Day lunch (it might even be a BBQ lunch) and refreshing summer drink. It also provokes ideas of getting out in the Yarra Ranges, down the Mornington Peninsula or to the St Kilda Beach with friends. Some people like to stay at home around the house and invite friends around and watch the Aussie sports like cricket and tennis being played on TV. Others in Melbourne get along to the Australian Open tennis carnival held in that time. For the most part a lot of people will have BBQ's going in Melbourne on Australia Day. If you need some great celebration ideas in Melbourne this Australia Day holiday then we have some ideas just for you. But HURRY as these won't last.

Australia Day Melbourne Ideas 2025

Melbourne for Australia Day is a wonderful city to celebrate everything Australian. Either down by the Yarra River or near Port Phillip Bay or in the nearby suburbs or countryside. Find somewhere nice to break bread and enjoy your Australia Day Melbourne style! We hope you like these ideas of what's on are helpful.

  • Temperance Hotel

    South Yarra | 03 9827 7401

    Public Holiday Party

    Join the team at Temperance for their January Public Holiday Party. Party over 2 nights with LIVE music and DJs on Thursday Night and Friday Night. Plus Food and Drink Specials and More.

    Open All Weekend til Late

  • Australia Day Long Weekend at Grazeland


    Spotswood | 03 7037 8000

    Australia Day Long Weekend

    Your plans for the Long Weekend are sorted with something for everyone at Grazeland. Enjoy a massive LIVE music line up across the weekend and the best food.

    LIVE entertainment all weekend.

  • Australia Day at Goanna Golf Dingley

    Goanna Golf Dingley

    Dingley | 03 9551 5163

    Australia Day Weekend Mini Golf

    Enjoy some Mini Golf Fun this Australia Day Long Weekend at Goanna Golf. With 2 exciting 18 hole mini golf courses to keep you entertained for hours. Fun for the all ages.

    Funky mini golf fun for all.

  • Australia Day at Young & Jackson

    Young & Jackson

    Melbourne | 03 9650 3884

    Australia Day: Australian Open

    An icon in Melbourne for Australia Day is the Young and Jackson Hotel near Flinders Street Railway Station. Heading to the Australian Open? Enjoy Brunch from 10am, a Mid Session Dinner Menu and Schooner Specials all day.

    Mid Session Dinner Menu | Schooner Specials

  • Australia Day at the Amora Hotel Riverwalk

    Amora Hotel Riverwalk

    Richmond | 03 9246 1200

    Australia Day

    This Australia day holiday even why not stay overnight at the Amora Riverwalk right on the Yarra River and only a short tram ride into the city along Bridge Rd. Great food and service for families as well. Have a stress free Australia Day and spoil your self.

  • Australia Day at BearBrass


    Southbank | 03 9682 3799

    Australia Day Food & Drinks

    Take advantage of the extra day off and relax at BearBrass over the Australia Day long weekend. Enjoy some good tucker and refreshing drinks down by the banks of the River Yarra.

    Good Tunes, Good Food, Cold Drinks

Ideas for Australia Day Partying in Melbourne

Looking to party this Australia Day? Check out our quick guide for some of the best parties, BBQs and happenings in Melbourne over the Australia Day Holiday.

South Yarra Temperance Hotel
Public Holiday Party Party this January Public Holiday with LIVE Music, DJs, Food & Drink Specials and more. Temperance Hotel Open till Late All Weekend. Check out the Public Holiday Party Details.
Spotswood Grazeland
Australia Day Long Weekend Enjoy a long week end with the best food and a huge line up of LIVE entertainment. With music across 2 stages and more. Check out the Long Weekend line up.
Dingley Goanna Golf Dingley
Australia Day Long Weekend Mini Golf This Australia Day Long Weekend venture out and enjoy some mini golf fun for all ages at Goanna Golf. You'll be treated to hours of entertainment with 2 unique 18 hole mini golf courses full of exciting challenges.
Melbourne The Wharf Hotel
Australia Day Summer Drinks With refreshing summer drinks and some fantastic food specials the Wharf Hotel is a great place to party on Australia Day
Melbourne Young & Jackson
Australia Day Dining and Refreshments Treat yourself to an Australia Day at an Iconic Melbourne venue. Enjoy great food and refreshments on Australia Day in the heart of Melbourne.
Richmond Fargo & Co
Aus Day Party over Aus Day at Fargo & Co. Enjoy some cool drinks on the terrace rooftop.
Southbank Left Bank Melbourne
Australia Day Dining Head into Left Bank for Lunch or Dinner this Australia Day. Great Food in a Great Location.
Southbank Hopscotch
Hoppy Aussie Day Hopscotch has it all on tap for Australia Day with 52 taps featuring 36 different beers and 4 cocktails. Plus chow down on some great Aussie food specials.
South Wharf The Boatbuilders Yard
Australia Day at Boaties Celebrate the Australia Day by the Riverfront at the Boatbuilders Yard. Dine from Boaties Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menus right on the Yarra River.

Australia Day Community Events for Melbourne 2025

Melbourne Triple J Radio
Triple J Hottest 100 Long Weekend Melbourne Listen in to the JJJ Hottest 100 countdown. Get your friends around for a BBQ and countdown all the great tunes from last year!

More Great ideas to help celebrate Australia Day

Products and service ideas to make Australia Day in Melbourne even better. These local products and services are first class for Australia Day.

  • Australia Day with Chefscene


    Dandenong South | 03 9706 4415

    Australia Day Grazing Boxes

    Enjoy a picnic on Australia Day with one of Chefscene's scrumptious grazing boxes. Selection of dips, meats, crackers fresh and seasonal. Why not try a Sweet & Savoury option? Order online.

    Great for the whole family!

  • Australia Day with Luvlee Gourmet Ice Cream

    Luvlee Gourmet Ice Cream

    Melbourne |

    Australia Day Ice Cream Hampers

    Cool down this Australia Day with a delicious ice cream hamper from the award winning Luvlee Gourmet Ice Cream. Order over the Internet and arrange delivery.

    Handcrafted Traditional Ice Cream & Sorbets

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More Australia Day Melbourne Ideas

If wanting more then check for Aussie Day fireworks around the country and even head to the beaches like St Kilda with family and friends or look to a relaxing drive to the Mornington Peninsula or Yarra ranges! And in Melbourne family BBQ's and picnics are also very popular.

More Summer Big Days Coming Up

The Big Days of fun keep on rolling and with Summer in full swing Melbourne will be abuzz in February for Valentine's Day. If you want to get a little cupid this 14th of February then make sure you checkout all the great Valentines ideas for Melbourne.

Australia Day in Melbourne Celebrations and Dining Events Guide
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January 26, 2025
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January 26, 2025
Australia Day celebrations guide to ideas and events in Melbourne. Ideas including festivities, parties and dining options. Have a bonza Australia Day in Melbourne, Victoria.