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Things To Do In Melbourne In April

1. Get Entertained At Melbourne International Comedy Festival
2. Participate In Food & Wine Festival
3. Jump For Joy At The Big Bounce
4. Gaze At The Marvellous Museum Of The Moon
5. Have Fun At Summer Night Market
6. Celebrate Easter at Queen Victoria Market
7. See Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
8. Watch live performances at Reunion Park
9. Get an Immersive Murder Mystery Experience
10. See Autumn Leaves Around The State

The colourful, energetic, and vibrant city of Melbourne in April is a lot more than just the leaves changing their colour. This is basically the time of the year when the city is decked up with comedy on all its corners, seasonal festivities in its heart, and delicious food throughout the length and breadth.

There are a host of amazing things to do in Melbourne in April, thanks to the comfortable weather, public holidays, and annual festivals. If you are looking for some entertainment, you can catch a live show at Reunion Park or watch the iconic Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Nightlife seekers can go enjoy some good food and great wine at Queen Vic Summer Night Market. Families seeking leisure can go jump for fun at the Big Bounce or just enjoy a laid-back picnic lunch underneath the autumn trees.

If you are seeking a fun-filled and action-packed holiday in the city, April is the best time to visit Melbourne. With autumn leaves spread all over, you can soak in a postcard-perfect scenery dipped in the hues of reds, yellows, and browns. The daytime is pleasant with clear skies, while the nights are mostly cool.

Here are some of the best things to do in Melbourne in April:

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Get Entertained At Melbourne International Comedy Festival

  • One of the most loved things to do in Melbourne in April is attending the world-famous International Comedy Festival.
  • Since this festival is held over a period of three long weeks, you can attend the event without any rush.
  • During the festival, you will have the chance to meet your favourite local and international comedians.
  • The show is famed for taking the audience on a roller coaster ride of laughter.

    Location: Melbourne, Australia.
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Participate In Food & Wine Festival

  • If you are a foodie by heart, one of the most recommended activities to do in Melbourne in April is to attend the famous food and wine festival.
  • You can engage in a number of exciting events in this festival.
  • Go around and sample some culinary pleasures brought to you by eminent gastronomical experts.
  • Enjoy some great wines, beers, and spirits with your friends and loved ones.
  • Experience the brilliant live music entertainment and click some great pictures of this colourful and vibrant event.

    Location: Collins Square, Tower Two, Level 27/727 Collins St, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia.

    Timings: 11am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

    Entry Fees: AUD 33.
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Jump For Joy At The Big Bounce

  • If you are in Melbourne in April with your kids, go jump for joy on the largest inflatable bouncy castle of the world.
  • However, you are getting it wrong if you have the perception that this experience is only for kids. Adults-only sessions are also conducted frequently on this 1,500 square metre of bouncy delight.
  • There are a total of four amazing sessions in this fun and jumpy Big Bounce.

    Location: 48 Epsom Rd, Flemington VIC 3031, Australia.

    Entry Fee: Between AUD 35 to AUD 59.
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Gaze At The Marvellous Museum Of The Moon

  • An enormous moon installation is on display in The Atrium at Fed Square, in an attempt to celebrate the world premiere of Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight on Disney+.
  • If you are in Melbourne in April, go check out this gigantic moon model that has a diameter of around 7 meters and showcases a stunning lunar-like surface.
  • The renowned artist Luke Jerram is the brilliant creator of this breathtaking celestial beauty.

    Location: Fed Square, Melbourne, Australia.
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Celebrate Easter at Queen Victoria Market

  • Melbourne in April offers a flamboyant Queen Victoria Market and engage in some free Easter events with your loved ones.
  • Have a lot of fun as you design your Easter egg and have a meet and greet session with the Easter Bunny.
  • If you want to experience the occasion just like a local, go bold and try face painting!

    Location: Queen Vic Market, Melbourne, Australia.

    Timings: Tuesday-Friday: 6am-3pm.
    Saturday: 6am-4pm.
    Sunday: 9am-4pm.
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Have Fun At Summer Night Market

  • If you want to explore the nightlife culture of Melbourne in April, head to the Queen Victoria Market after the sunset and experience the vibrant atmosphere there.
  • While you are at this summer night market, take a walk around the place and sample some delicious foods at the stalls.
  • Sip some great blend of cocktails, while enjoying the enthralling music and soft breeze.
  • You can buy all the summer styled apparels here at a cheap rate as the country sees the start of winter season.

    Location: Queen Vic Market, Melbourne, Australia.

    Timings: April (Wednesday nights).
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See Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • If you happen to be in Melbourne in April, remember not to miss out on the brilliant performance of the iconic Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
  • Embrace yourself in awe as you experience the Symphony Orchestra perform one of the most legendary animated features of Disney, Fantasia live before your eyes.
  • Hosted by Benjamin Northey, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra will also leave you spellbound by performing mesmerising scores of many classics, such as Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite, and Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.
  • This live musical event runs over a period of 2 hours with a short inteElgar's Pomp and Circumstancerval of 20 minutes.
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Watch live performances At Reunion Park

  • One of the best things to do in Melbourne in April with friends is to enjoy a soul-stirring live performance at the famous Reunion Park.
  • A huge array of distinct performances are hosted here including music, circus, cabaret, burlesque, and comedy and you can attend anything that you love and want to enjoy.
  • Some of the most iconic live performances you can expect at Reunion Park include Blunderland, Cab Suave, Splash Test Dummies, Don’t Mess With The Dummies, and The Détectives in Cirque Noir.

    Location: Madden Gve, Swan St, Burnley, Melbourne, Australia.
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Get an Immersive Murder Mystery Experience

  • No matter if you are visiting Melbourne in April or anytime of the year, get an experience of a murder myster in the magnificent ancient Labassa Mansion.
  • The building is known to house a mind-boggling murder mystery.
  • The players have to scan through the rooms of the mansion, interrogate the suspects, and look for the clues that can lead them to the real assassin/s of the rich widow, who lived there.

    Location: Labassa Mansion, 2 Manor Grove, Caulfield North, Victoria, 3161, Australia.

    Timings: 10 AM to 4.15 PM; Last entry at 3.30 PM.

    Entry Fees: AUD 20 per adult and AUD 12 per child.
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See Autumn Leaves Around The State

  • One of the most popular and common activities to do in Melbourne in April is to walk around the city and see the beautiful Autumn leaves.
  • You can dress up in a comfortable jumper and take a hand-in-hand romantic afternoon walk underneath the autumn trees with your loved one.
  • If you are visiting the place with your family, you can also enjoy a picnic lunch underneath these autumn trees to experience the full glory of the fall season.
  • If you want to soak in the vibrant spirit of autumn, you are recommended to attend the Macedon Ranges Autumn Festival and the Bright Autumn Festival.

    Location: Melbourne, Australia.
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People Also Ask About Melbourne

  1. Which are the best things to do in Melbourne?

    • Watch some impressive live performances at Reunion Park
    • Laugh your heart put at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival
    • Sample some great food and drinks at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
    • Attend the Easter celebration at Queen Victoria Market
    • Watch a live performance by the iconic Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
    • Enjoy some delicious culinary pleasures and great music at Summer Night Market
  2. What is the best time to visit Melbourne?

    There are two best times to visit Melbourne, one during the springtime and the other during the fall season. During the fall season, from March and May the weather is comfortable with autumn leaves all around the state. This time is perfect for moving around the city and enjoying all the fun outdoor things to do in Melbourne in April. During the spring season, from September and November, visitors can enjoy balmy weather and blooming flowers.
  3. What is special about Melbourne?

    The specialty of the flamboyant city of Melbourne lies in its serene bayside location, graffitied lanes, rich cultural diversity, and of course tempting coffee. The city is popular across the globe for its perfect amalgamation of history, culture, nature, and food.
  4. How many days are enough to explore Melbourne?

    You need at least 3 days to explore Melbourne. On your 3-day tour of Melbourne in April, you can explore iconic tourist hotspots, such as Melbourne CBD, Federation Square, National Gallery of Victoria, Shrine of Remembrance, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Abbotsford Convent, and Chinatown.
  5. How to reach Melbourne?

    • By Air: The fastest way to reach Melbourne is by air. The Melbourne International Airport is connected to many important destinations across the world including Delhi, London, Beijing, and Kuala Lumpur by renowned air service providers like Air India, AirAsia X, Air New Zealand, and Air China.
    • By Rail: Flinders Street Station is the backbone of the rail network of Melbourne. Regular trains connect Melbourne with other Australian cities, including Sydney, Perth, and Adelaide.
    • By Water: You can get onboard a cruise and alight at Port Melbourne, which is known as one of the most beautiful ports of the world. Direct cruises operate to Melbourne only from New Zealand and South Pacific islands.
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