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6 Ways to Celebrate Father's Day in Melbourne 2017

by EricaL (follow)
Writer, blogger, Mum-of-two. Editor of melbourne.kidtown.com.au
With Father's Day just around the corner, have you thought about what you might do to celebrate?



If you're stuck for ideas, here are 6 organised Father's Day events happening in Melbourne and beyond on Sunday 3rd September to inspire you:

Father's Day at Melbourne & Werribee Zoo

You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Fitzroy Gardens.
Do you want to learn how to knit? Or have recently started and would like to meet some new friends to share your creativity with, all while having a good chat? Melbourne Knitting Club has classes for you.
Treat Dad to an animal-tastic treat at Melbourne or Werribee Zoo for Father's Day.

Choose from a breakfast or lunch in the Lakeside Cafe at Melbourne Zoo, otherwise a continental breakfast or two course lunch in the Meerkat Bistro at Werribee Zoo.



See more here: Father's Day at Melbourne and Werribee Zoo

Father's Day Excursions on the Mornington Railway

The Geelong Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Fitzroy Gardens.
Mornington Railway will be operating a special Father's Day celebration on Sunday 3rd September.

c/o facebook.com/morningtonrailway


Train Times:

From Moorooduc: 11:00am, 12:15pm, 1:45pm & 3:00pm
From Mornington:11:30am, 14:45pm, 2:15pm & 3:30pm*
3:30pm One Way ONLY.

Additional activities on the day include:

Musical entertainment on the Moorooduc platform until 1:30pm.
Model train display.
Free sausages, tea and/or coffee for Dads.
Some wonderfully restored classic cars to admire.
Free bus at Mornington Station for train passengers wishing continue into Mornington Main Street to spend some time enjoy the sights.

Ticket Prices: Adult (return) $20, Child (return) $10, Family (2A 2C) $55, Concession $15. (Children Under 4 travel free)

Walk up tickets will be available on the day, however online tickets are available to book now via www.morningtonrailway.org.au

Father's Day BBQ at True South

Spoil Dad with BBQ and Beer this Father's Day at True South in Black Rock.



Celebrate with an Argentinian BBQ in the Bay View Room with unlimited True South Beer & Cider to enjoy.

Tickets include all food and drinks (unlimited soft drinks for under 18s) for $80pp and $30 for children under 15yrs.

Where: True South, 298 Beach Road, Black Rock
When: 1 - 3pm

Book: truesouth.com.au

Father's Day Lunch at Eureka Skydeck

Spoil Dad this Father’s Day with a lunch at Eureka 89, Melbourne’s highest vantage point.

c/o facebook.com/morningtonrailway


A 3-course menu includes a selection of beers and other beverages, while taking in Melbourne's phenomenal city views.

View the menu here

Time: 12.30pm to 3.00pm

Price: $140 Adults,$100 Children 13 to 17 years
$55 Children 12 years & under (childrens menu available)

Book: by calling 9693 8889
Web: eureka89.com.au/fathers-day-lunch

Father's Day Breakfast on The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Melbourne's historic Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is once again hosting a Father’s Day Breakfast on Sunday 3rd September.

c/o facebook.com/tramrestaurant


The event takes place on board Melbourne’s moving tramcar restaurant with an all-inclusive package. Enjoy a four course breakfast including seasonal fruit, freshly baked croissants, eggs and herb crepe.

The one and a half hour journey departs from Melbourne’s CBD and takes in the surrounding suburbs.

Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Cost: $99 per person
Book: online or call 03 9695 4000.

Father's Day at Dandenong Market

Celebrate Father's Day at Dandenong Market, Melbourne's iconic produce market in the southeast.

c/o facebook.com/DandenongMarket


In what promises to be awesome day of fun and food, Father's Day at Dandenong Market will offer Dad some "man-size dude food" created especially for the day.

Indulge in 14 limited edition dishes, from a giant steak sandwich, the "Man Shake" or loaded hot dogs, pizza or parma.

Entertainment and activities on the day will include free warrior workshops, learning the traditional martial art of mau rakau, a Maori fighting style with sticks and a chance to spar with a member of martial arts group Te Ara Hononga.

With over 120 traders at Dandenong Market, this is also an opportunity to pick up a special gift for Dad in The Bazaar.

When: 11:00–15:00
Where: Dandenong Market, Cnr Clow & Cleeland St, Dandenong
Web: dandenongmarket.com.au
No booking required, free entry


Do you have any more suggestions to celebrate Father's Day in Melbourne in 2017? Send us a message or leave a comment!


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The Melbourne Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.
Do you want to learn how to knit? Or have recently started and would like to meet some new friends to share your creativity with, all while having a good chat? Melbourne Knitting Club has classes for you.
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Fitzroy Gardens.
The Geelong Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.
There is no better place for children and teens to let their imaginations run wild these school holidays, than the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), which has holiday programs on offer.
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