It’s all happening at The Prince this month. Food, festivals, fire relief and female power set us up for a month of frivolity. We celebrate our roots as Melbourne’s first LGBTIQ+ friendly venue as we prep for the Pride Parade and our prime pozzie for St Kilda Fest. Needless to say, Feb is huge for us, pop in whenever to enjoy the hive of activity.

1. MIDSUMMA PRIDE MARCH

Sunday 2nd February

The 25th Midsumma Pride March returns to Fitzroy St. Kicking off from 11am parade, pride and party come together once a year to celebrate solidarity in gender and sexual diversity. Join this spectacular act of unity as an ally or as a queer. Beginning with the much-loved pre-march procession by Dykes on Bikes followed by thousands of marchers led by Midsumma’s Indigenous Pride Float. 

The Prince has the best spot on the route, celebrating all day at both Prince Public Bar and Prince Dining Room. Pop into Melbourne’s first openly LGBTIQ+ friendly venue (us) on this apt day.

For more information visit Midsumma.org.au

2. LIFTING THE VIBRATION BUSHFIRE FUNDRAISER

Monday 3rd February

Six of Melbourne’s top yoga instructors unite in the hopes of “Lifting the Vibration” in aid of Wildlife Victoria. A little personal care and self-healing is just what the doctor ordered in the wake of the horrendous bushfires. Prince Bandroom will transform into a calming yoga studio where guests will limber up before flowing into a night of drinks and dancing This is a wonderful opportunity to get behind a worthy cause.

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3. WOMEN OF INFLUENCE: INSPIRING WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY

Friday 21st February

Join female stalwarts of the Australian Travel and Tourism industry  as they let us in on their tricks of the trade while we toil away with bubbles and lunch.

Angie Bradbury (Dig + Fish) chats with Nicki Kenyon (Visit Victoria), Larissa Wolf-Tasker (Lake House) Tracy Atherton (Jackalope) and Penelope Sattler (Barnbougle); as they dish the details while you rub shoulders with like-minded industry enthusiasts from every level of experience.

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4. STEAK NIGHT(S) AT PRINCE PUBLIC BAR

Tuesday and Wednesdays from 5pm

Hungry? Like steak? Got $19? Tuesdays and Wednesdays just got a whole lot more interesting for you. Join us at Prince Public Bar for Steak Night, so good we are double-dipping. Enjoy a 250g strip loin served with chips, salad and red wine sauce. No brainer.

5. VALENTINES DAY WITH THE PRINCE

Friday 14th February

Fair warning, it’s coming. It’s high stakes but easily nailed. If the ball is in your court this year avoid the dog house with this foolproof list of V-Day date suggestions. You’re welcome.

For more packages, visit Valentines Day at The Prince

6. AFL STATE OF ORIGIN AT PRINCE PUBLIC BAR

Friday 28th February

Game on: the AFL State of Origin Bushfire Relief game kicks off at 7.50pm on Friday 28 February. A welcome return to the nostalgic days of old AFL will see the best players born in Victoria take on an All-Star team from the rest of Australia. Prince Public Bar will be showing the game and the lead-up post Happy Hour. Grab a seat at the bar if you can. Also grab a can. Or a pot, whatever, we have beer. #uptheVics

For the low-down on more events coming up in our neck of the woods see HERE