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5 places to celebrate Australia Day in Melbourne

You’ve returned to work after the Christmas break and the post-holiday blues are starting to set in. But never fear, Australia Day is just around the corner, here to give another glimpse of summer freedom. Unsure how to make the most of your day off? We’ve put together a list of our top venues to head to for a celebration of all things ‘Aussie’.

The Hawthorn Hotel, Hawthorn

Host your own Australia Day party in The Hawthorn Hotel’s award-winning beer garden. Choose their popular BBQ package and have your own personal chef cook the perfect Australia Day feast in in front of you and your guests. Conveniently located on Burwood Road, The Hawthorn Hotel will ensure an Australia Day well spent.

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College Lawn Hotel, Prahran

What better way to celebrate Australia Day than by tuning into Triple J’s Hottest 100 with a cold beverage in one hand and a snag in the other? Head to College Lawn Hotel this Australia Day and celebrate with a good old fashioned BBQ in one of Melbourne’s best beer gardens.

Want to hire a private space for you and your friends? College Lawn Hotel’s Terrace is a great spot to kick back and relax whilst still having access to all the Australia Day action in the beer garden.

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The Vincent, Albert Park

Looking to host your own event but BBQs just aren’t your thing? The Vincent in Albert Park may just be for you. This tasteful venue is ideal for Australia Day festivities. Choose the Wine Lounge for a sophisticated cocktail party or for a large celebration, hire the bright and spacious Windsor Room with a 70-inch plasma TV and a high-tech BOSE sound system.

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Perseverance, Fitzroy

If you’re after a true blue Aussie experience, Perseverance in Fitzroy are celebrating Australia Day with a week-long party. From Australia Day Eve to Saturday night, let loose at Perseverance’s I love 90’s Baywatch Party, Australia’s Hottest Bogan Party and I Love Aussie 90’s Party. Each night will have lots of drink specials, including $6 VB cans, $20 XXXX Summer Bright beer buckets and more!

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Beer DeLuxe Fed Square, Melbourne

What’s more Aussie than relaxing with a cold tinny and a couple of mates? Beer Deluxe Fed Square is holding a Tinny Festival on Australia Day with ten tin bowling, table tennis, a beer garden BBQ and Triple J’s Hottest 100 playing all day.

If you’re after a more exclusive space to celebrate, The Meadow, The Deck and Burger Bar at Beer DeLuxe Fed Square are all available for hire. With packages starting from $10 per person, you can have your own BBQ, complete with gourmet sausages and fried onions.

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Melbourne Venue Co. represents numerous restaurants, bars, pubs and function spaces around Melbourne. Our team of dedicated event planners can help you find the perfect space with a food and beverage package to suit your needs.

Get in touch with our team today to start planning your Australia Day party.