See below for a few local festivals around St Kilda…
Melbourne Magic Festival
June 30 – July 30
The Melbourne Magic Festival is now officially recognized as the largest festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and attracts magicians and magic fans from all over the country and beyond! Be amazed as Melbourne becomes a magical hub in winter for 14 days only with special events, workshops, and live shows for everyone from child friendly to adults only. In addition to over 75 magicians from all over Australia, the Festival is proud to welcome special international magic superstars.
Visit their website here: https://melbournemagicfestival.com/
Indian festival Melbourne
July 27 – July 28
With Bollywood and Bhangra dancing to energise us and acoustic tunes to sit back and relax with, this winter come out and enjoy something with a little zing.
Join us under cover in Queen Vic Markets A-Shed as we feast on the traditional winter warmers of India -sarson ka saag with makki ki roti, Gajar ka Halwa, paratha's, spicy curries and warm dals.
Visit their website here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/indian-festival-melbourne-2019-tickets-60106997648
Melbourne Documentary Film Festival
July 19 – July 30
The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is currently rated as the Documentary Film Festival of the Year (2018) by FilmDaily and named Top Documentary Film Festival in the Southern Hemisphere on Guide Doc.
The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival premieres, screens and showcases more quality local Australian and International documentaries each year than any other documentary only film festival in Australia and gives more talented Indie Filmmakers a chance to compete and screen to a big, receptive audience in Melbourne, Australia.
The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival presents a unique opportunity and supportive platform to showcase YOUR documentary, down under in one of the coolest and most liveable cities in the world, Melbourne, Australia.
Visit their website here: http://mdff.org.au/