Love treating yourself to a bit of a shopping spree? The City of Melbourne is bringing back their exciting Shop the City event. Find giveaways, freebies, discounts and unique offers scattered around the streets, laneways and shopping precincts of Melbourne. For the first time ever, there will also be a pop-up hub in Bourke Street Mall, featuring a showcase of offers, freebies and entertainment. Shop the City is coming back from Friday May 5 to Sunday May 7.
Shop the City
Lat year, Shop the City welcomed 200,000 visitors to the CBD and added $26.6 million into the economy. If you love a bit of retail therapy, this event is the best time to go.
The pop-up hub in Bourke Street Mall will have plenty of fun entertainment experiences for you to discover, including exclusive live performances from local artists and Instagrammable moments. On top of that, you’ll also find free samples from brands like Go-To, MOR Boutiques and San Pellegrino. At the hub, you’ll also have the chance to win prizes like retail gift cards and entertainment and dining vouchers.
During the weekend, keep an eye out for concierge carts at multiple shopping spots. These carts will offer exclusive access to tastings, freebies and promotions.
You can also enter the draw to win major prizes, like the ultimate Melbourne weekend experience. All you need to do is scan a QR code at locations around the city.
Stay tuned to What’s On Melbourne for more updates and details closer to the event date.