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What’s on this Father’s Day in Melbourne

It’s that time of year when you celebrate your dad or someone special in your life. Father’s Day is on Sunday 4th September 2022, and there are plenty of fun things to do in and around Melbourne with Dad.

If you would like to treat your dad to a special outing, these are my top picks for a fun Father’s Day –

Things to do on Father’s Day in Melbourne in 2023


What's on this Father's Day in Melbourne
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Father’s Day at the Eagle

Less than an hour out of Melbourne, drive down the coast to Arthurs Seat Eagle with dad for a gourmet sausage sizzle, live music and spectacular views.

Date: Sunday 4 September 2022
Location: 1085 Arthurs Seat Road, Dromana
Price: $17.50 – $75.50
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What's on this Father's Day in Melbourne
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9th Annual Acland Street Father’s Day Car and Bike Show

Acland Street, St Kilda is going to be converted into a classic car and bike heaven. Hundreds of meticulously maintained and treasured machines will be on display. The kids will be entertained with face painting, carnival rides, giveaways and dodgem cars.

Date: Sunday 4 September 2022
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Location: Acland Street Village, Shakespeare Grove, O’Donnell Gardens, St Kilda
Price: FREE
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What's on this Father's Day in Melbourne
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Father’s Day Savoury High Tea

Mary Eats Cake, Melbourne’s High Tea specialists are inviting families to attend their Brunswick and Montrose venues this Father’s Day for a savoury High Tea experience.

For day only Mary will be offering a limited-edition menu of 6 savouries, sticky date cake and Mary’s famous fluffy scones. Guests will receive a drink on arrival before indulging in the Savoury High Tea followed by a chocolate and cheese platter to finish.

Date: Sunday 4 September 2022
Time: sessions at 10 am and 1 pm
558 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC
13 Leith Road, Montrose VIC
Price: $89pp, $93 for dietaries & Children $42pp

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What's on this Father's Day in Melbourne
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BBQ & Beer Festival

Celebrate Father’s Day weekend by indulging in barbecued meats and some of Victoria’s best craft beers from the West at the BBQ & Beer Festival at Grazeland Melbourne.

BBQ operators will be cooking over the hot coals all weekend, including El Gaucho Argentinian Charcoal Grill, Zuya African BBQ, Mr Toum Lebanese Grill, The Grillin’ Greeks, Flaming Skewers and newcomer Smokeworks American BBQ. Plus, there will be one large smoker offering additional succulent smoked meats. Bookings not required – $4 entry fee for 12+ years.

Date: Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th September 2022
Friday – 5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday – 12 pm – 10 pm
Sunday – 12 pm – 9 pm
Location: Grazeland, 20 Booker Street, Spotswood

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What's on this Father's Day in Melbourne
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Father’s Day Storytime

Southbank Library at Boyd is hosting a special Fathers Day Storytime. There will be stories, songs, and arts and crafts activities.

Suits ages 18 months to 5 years.

Date: Thursday 1 September 2022
Time: 10.30 am – 11.15 am
Location: Southbank Library at Boyd, 207 City Road, Southbank
Price: free, bookings are not required

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We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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