The Weekender: September 29 – October 1

CherryHill Blossom Festival 2017
Friday, September 29 – Monday, October 2 | CherryHill Orchards (480 Queens Rd, Wandin East)

Image via CherryHill Blososm Festival official website.

The scent of spring is in the air! So come enjoy the best part of it – the flowers – this weekend with the CherryHill Blossom Festival!

The festival celebrates the launch of CherryHill Orchard’s ‘Cherish Cherry Spritzer’, which will be available to taste along with their other newly-launched cherry beverages.

Meander through rows upon rows of gorgeous cherry blossom trees and take all the Instagram-worthy pics. There will also be live local music, garden games for the kids, delicious food trucks to fill your hungry stomachs, and much more!

Adult tickets are $10 and limited, so hop on their website quickly to not miss out!

Find out more from the Cherryhill Blossom Festival at the official website

Tesselaar Tulip Festival
Thursday, September 14 – Sunday, October 15 | The Tulip Farm (357 Monbulk Rd, Silvan)

Photo: Tesselaar Tulip Festival

More flower events? Heck, yeah! It’s spring!

Many of you will have already caught glimpses of this popular tulip festival every year on your Facebook or Instagram feeds. Well, here it is again!

The Tesselaar Tulip Festival is celebrating a special event every weekend, and this weekend will be the ‘Food, Wine & Jazz Weekend’! Come stroll through the rainbow tulip fields whilst being serenaded by some sweet live jazz bands, and munch on some scrumptious food from all around the world.

Concession tickets are $24. Hurry on down to their website for more details about the festival and ticket purchasing!

Hank Marvin’s Big Burger Biannual III
Thursday, September 28 – Friday, September 29 | Alma Park East (204 Dandenong Rd, St Kilda East)

What better way to celebrate this AFL Grand Final long weekend than with all the best burgers in town gathered in one place?

This year, the Big Burger Biannual will be including various takes on the traditional burger, with fusions of Mexican, Jamaican, Vietnamese, Korean, and Thai Issan, just to name a few. And don’t you worry, my vegan and vegetarian friends! There will be tasty options for you too.

So come join the party this weekend where there will also be desserts, drinks, and a whole lotta good music.

Check out their Facebook event page for more juicy details.

Melbourne Fringe Festival
Thursday, September 14 – Sunday, October 1 | Various locations

This is your last chance to see Shannan Lim perform for his comedy show, The Yonder, at Melbourne Fringe. | Image supplied.

The Melbourne Fringe Festival packs its bags this weekend after another year of free-spirited entertainment.

Catch theatre performances like Ophelia’s Inner Monologue and The Yonder, stand up comedy like Absolutely Normal and Meat of the Week, cabaret shows like ReVulvation presents… and Papillon Unplugged, and many other stimulating productions for the last time.

Entering its 35th year, Melbourne Fringe celebrates self-expression, artistic independence and creativity. It embraces diversity and art in all forms, and is undoubtedly Australia’s boldest and most inclusive art festival.

So head on down to their official website for more details and tickets.

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