What’s on in the west – January 2019

A New Year has begun, and summer holidays are in full swing. Read on for our pick of activities to try this January, there’s something for everyone!

Wyndham Grand Annual Yoga Trail
6 January

Take a step away from the bustling crowds, frenzied sales and endless social events to stretch and breathe your way to inner calm. Join New Day Yoga for an outdoor yoga class at a unique location in Wyndham every Sunday. Starting at Werribee South Beach on Sunday January 6, there is an exciting line-up of iconic Melbourne locations to explore. Find your Zen in a new location every week!

Find out more here. 

So Frenchy So Chic Melbourne
13 January

Ladies – this one’s for you! Pack your best sunhat and picnic blanket and join in the sophisticated fun at the first ever all-women line up of the famous French Pop Up Garden Party. An annual festival centred around the simple joys of music, fun and food, you can indulge in the artisanal picnic offerings before hitting the dancefloor and dancing to the breezy electro pop tunes from French artists Yelle, Clara Luciani and Clea Vincent. Organisers have arranged buses to and from Werribee Park Mansion, so you can leave the car at home!

For more details, visit.

Pop up Park
18–31 January

Pop up Park is back from 18 January. This free Wyndham City event transforms Station Place into the only place to be this January, featuring live music, food trucks, an outdoor cinema and more. This event, open daily, provides a great outdoor space for locals and visitors to relax, have a picnic with friends, entertain the kids or simply unwind. What’s more, each weekend there will be a free and exciting line up of music and movies for those looking to watch the sun go down and enjoy a cool summer’s night under the stars.

Fine the event program details here.

Pop up Park: Kate Ceberano
18 January

Bring a picnic blanket and relax in the Pop Up Park, with this free all-ages concert with the incredible Kate Ceberano and local artists. Friday nights have never looked so good!

More information here.

Pop up Park: Sam Perry
25 January

Bring a picnic blanket and relax in the Pop Up Park, with this free all-ages concert with winner of The Voice, Sam Perry and local artists. Friday nights have never looked so good!

Learn more here.

Australia Day in Werribee
26 January

Bring the whole family to celebrate Australia’s multicultural diversity and rich heritage. There’s something for everyone at this event, so bring along your picnic hamper to relax in the Pop-Up Park and browse the handmade artisanal offerings at the Makers Marke. Featuring live entertainment, musical acts, food trucks, amusement rides and even fireworks, this a special event in Werribee not to be missed!

Find out more here.

National Clydesdale & Heavy Horse Festival
19–20 January

The whole family will enjoy witnessing heavy breed horses and their drivers skilfully navigate a unique, colourful obstacle course with full commentary. Get up close and personal with some of the largest breeds of horses in the world, including the majestic Clydesdale, Shire, Fjord and the Highland Pony. Bring along a picnic and join in the educational fun!

Learn more here.