Major events & activities in Melbourne

Melbourne is known as the events capital of Australia.

Whether your passion is culture, events, food, music for fashion, Melbourne guarantees a world-class experience. The Brady Hotel Central Melbourne is perfectly located within the free tram zone and parallel to Melbourne Central, a gateway to the inner-city shopping precinct.

For all of Melbourne’s events and happenings, visit Eventful to ensure you make the most of your Melbourne Stay.

The Event Capital

A world of events awaits you in Melbourne no matter what season you visit. From major events including the Australian Open in January, F1 Grand Prix in March, Comedy Festival in April and the Melbourne Cup in November to major theatre productions, world class exhibitions, festivals and leading sporting events.

Brady Hotel Central Melbourne is in the perfect location from which to experience all of the hype and festivities that Melbourne has on offer.

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AFL Footy Fever -  March - September 2017

When in Melbourne in Winter ensure you experience an AFL football match, one of the most traditional and unique sporting experiences, this is a must-attend event at least once in your lifetime, there is plenty of opportunity to catch a game with the season kicking off in March and culminating in the Grand Final held on the last Saturday of September at the iconic MCG.  

The MCG or Etihad Stadium is easily accessible by train or tram and Brady Hotel Central Melbourne's location, in the heart of the city offers easy access to all of Melbourne's football stadiums making it the ideal location from which to experience the Footy Fever.

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Spring Racing Melbourne Cup Carnival - November 2017

For racing fans and casual punters alike, there's no greater occasion than the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Enjoy the glamour, glitz and first class racing of one of the world's richest horse racing carnivals. The main race days’ span over a week and are held at Flemington Race Course,

The Melbourne Cup, rightfully deemed the race that stops a nation is held on the first Tuesday in November. The Cup attracts more than 100,000 people and is the highlight of the Spring Racing Carnival. Located at the Northern point of the city and rail stations nearby, access to Flemington is easy from Brady Hotel Central Melbourne

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Australian Open Tennis – 16 January  – 28 January 2018

Nothing says summer more than tennis in Melbourne. Balmy nights, world-class tennis players, live entertainment at Grand Slam Oval and all the tennis action live on the big screen at Garden Square. For two weeks in January, Melbourne Park has it all, easily accessible by train or tram, Brady Hotel Central Melbourne is the perfect accommodation choice.

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