Labour Day in Melbourne

Labour Day with FriendsLabour DayLabour Day Melbourne is all about the long weekend holiday. Labour Day in Melbourne is held annually on the 2nd Monday in March. Melburnians will either decide to get away to the coast or country, or stay in Melbourne. The biggest thing happening in Melbourne over the Labour Day weekend is the Moomba festival with focused activities on the Yarra River and the Moomba parade in the city. With a very strong history there are many visitors to Melbourne over this weekend. There is so much to take in and many things to do for free as part of Moomba. Melbourne comes alive with the activity. And many Melbourne restaurants, pubs, hotels and venues will have special events to enhance the excitement of the outdoor activities.

Whether it is Labour day eve, the weekend or the day itself, you can be sure Melbourne will be ready to embrace it

Labour Day Melbourne ideas and events for 2025

See below for the Labour Day events in Melbourne for 2025 Click on the image to bring up the event poster (if available).

  • Labour Day Long Weekend at Young & Jackson

    Young & Jackson

    Melbourne | 03 9650 3884

    Labour Day Long Weekend

    Be entertained this Labour Day Long Weekend at Young and Jackson with LIVE music and DJ's Friday and Saturday Nights from 9:30pm. Plus LIVE AFL & NRL.

    LIVE Music and Sport All Weekend

  • Labour Day Weekend at The Temperance Hotel

    Temperance Hotel

    South Yarra | 03 9827 7401

    Labour Day Eve

    It's one of Temperance's favourite long weekends so join them on Labour Day Eve for a massive Sunday Session with LIVE music followed by some of Melbourne's Best DJ's. Enjoy a spectacular array of Drink specials available all day.

    No Cover Charge | Food & Drink Specials

  • Labour Day Weekend at BearBrass


    Southbank | 03 9682 3799

    Long Weekend by the River

    Summer has officially ended so enjoy the start of another beautiful Autumn at BearBrass. Why not come down and enjoy a drink one evening and experience a stunning sunset by the river.

    Open All Long Weekend

Ideas for Celebrating Labour Day in Melbourne

Check out our quick guide for some of the best dining and parties in Melbourne over the Labour Day long Weekend.

Melbourne Young & Jackson
Labour Day Long Weekend Sit back and relax at Young & Jackson this Labour Day Long Weekend. Open all weekend for you to enjoy some Long Weekend specials. Plus all the action of the AFL & NRL Live & Loud.
Southbank BearBrass
Labour Day Weekend Refreshments Take a break from Moomba and head into BearBrass this Labour Day Long Weekend for some much needed refreshments. The perfect place for casual drinks and dining.
South Wharf BangPop
Labour Day Long Weekend Dining Dine in at Bang Pop this Labour Day weekend for a delicious Thai dining experience. Why not enjoy a bottomless brunch?
South Wharf Ruby Riviera
Labour Day Weekend Dining Treat yourself to the tastes of the Mediterranean this Labour Day Long Weekend at Ruby Riviera. Open for lunch and dinner Wednesday to Sunday.
Brunswick What The Putt
Labour Day Weekend Fun This Labour Day Weekend gather your mates for a round of Indoor Mini Golf at What the Putt in Brunswick. Plus Arcade Games, Pool and Food and Drinks.
Wheelers Hill Wetlands Mini Golf
Labour Day Weekend Family Fun Enjoy some fun for the whole family with Mini Golf at Wetlands Minigolf in Wheelers Hill. 2 great 18 hole courses and a Café for refreshments makes for a great activity over the long weekend.
Aireys Inlet Great Ocean Road Mini Golf
Labour Day Weekend Getaway Head down the Great Ocean Road this Labour Day Long Weekend and enjoy some fun at Great Ocean Road Mini Golf's 2 custom built themed courses.
Dingley Goanna Golf Dingley
Labour Day Long Weekend Mini Golf Get out of the house and enjoy some Mini Golf fun this Labour Day Weekend at Goanna Golf. With 2 dynamic 18 hole mini golf courses to choose from.
Albert Park Albert Park Mini Golf
Labour Day Weekend Mini Golf Fun Bring along friends or family for 18 holes of mini golf fun at Albert Park Mini Golf. Located just 2 km from the Melbourne CBD and perfect for a great day outdoors over the public holiday weekend.

Labour Day Weekend Community Events for Melbourne 2025

Melbourne Alexandra Gardens & Birrarung Marr
Moomba Festival Melbourne's Annual Moomba Water Festival by the Yarra with Carnival Rides, Sideshows, Kids Activites across the whole Labour Day Weekend. Plus feature events like including Birdman Rally, Water Skiing and Moomba Parade.
Tyabb Peninsula Aero Club
Tyabb Air Show An incredible display of unique and historic aircraft. With aerial and ground displays. Fun for the whole family. Sunday 10th March.

Tell us about your Melbourne Labour Day Event.

More Labor Day ideas in Melbourne

Be sure to check out all the action of the Moomba Water Festival on the shores of Melbourne's iconic River Yarra over the Labour Day Weekend. Or if you'd like to head out of the city why not check out the idyllic Yarra Ranges, the beautiful beaches and wineries of the Mornington Peninsula or visit the historic goldfields region to Melbourne's North West.

More Big Days for Melbourne

The next big day is just around the corner on March 17th. Yes the next Big Day on the calendar is St Patrick's Day Melbourne style.

Labour Day in Melbourne Party and Dining Events Guide
Melbourne Labour Day, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Starting on
February 28, 2025
Ending on
March 3, 2025
A guide to ideas and events for the Labour Day Long Weekend in Melbourne. Including events and dining options. Have a great Labour Day in Melbourne, Victoria.