What's Free in Melbourne this February
Save some coin this February with this diverse range of FREE activities happening in and around our beautiful city!
14 February 2021
From performing arts to delicious food and exciting giveaways, Chinese New Year festivities have never been more fun. Visit Chinatown Square from 1.30pm to ring in the year of the Ox. Or head down on 10 February to meet the gods of prosperity, wisdom and longevity. There'll be blessing aplenty for the year ahead - and tasty fortune cookies, too.
Until 18 April 2021
The stunning new Triennial exhibition has finally opened its doors to Melbourne. Visit to see the big blockbuster pieces among amazing unexpected works by emerging artists. Free, but you must pre-book.
Until 21 March 2021
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Royal Children’s Hospital, a collection of 100 artist designed sculptures are taking over Melbourne. Each UooUoo will have its own special place to call home, so be sure to find them all!
Until 28 March 2021
Perch under billowing sunshades, relax on the new (eco-friendly) astroturf and enjoy the Fed Square's summer oasis pop-up. Stay tuned for a packed season of free movies, featuring flicks like The Karate Kid, Labyrinth, The Castle, Red Dog and more. Feeling hungry? Chocolate Buddha, Transport, Mama's Canteen and Time Out are all offering delivery inside the square.
Until 30 April 2021
Let the experts lead the way on this free walk through Royal Botanic Gardens. Uncover secret views, gorgeous plants and more hidden gems inside Melbourne's own green sanctuary. Find more things to do in the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Until 27 June 2021
Wander rows of treats and treasures at this beloved Southbank spot. Boasting a mammoth 24 stalls, this is a Melbourne institution on the edge of the CBD. From silk scarves to gourmet goodies, everything is handmade by local artisans.
The Jazz Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect inner CBD accommodation option to enjoy as a base while taking advantage of all these free activities. So don't delay and BOOK today!