New Year, new us. Welcome to 2020, where new beginnings spark joy in the heart of St Kilda. With a fresh venue opening, one still to come and all your favourites returning, we’re ready for a big one. It’s been a tough month for most of Australia; but getting out, supporting local businesses and enjoying life could be the best medicine.

1. HAPPY HOUR(S) AT PRINCE PUBLIC BAR 

All January

Upon its long-anticipated opening, and your return to the daily grind, Prince Public Bar celebrates the end of your working day with a couple of hours of happiness. Sidle up at the brand new bar for snacks and a few bevvies at unprecedented value. Get around our pub as it returns to fulfil its lifelong duty as St Kilda’s favourite watering hole.

5-7pm, Monday-Friday in January at Prince Public Bar (opening Jan 20th).

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2. UNITE. BUSHFIRE APPEAL AT PRINCE BANDROOM

Saturday 15 January

Prince Bandroom has partnered with Mad Creative and Greater Entertainment to bring you a star-studded lineup this Saturday night in aid of the Bushfire Appeal. Join us as we party with a purpose to the likes of John Course, Andy Murphy, Butters, Cassettes for Kids, Lana Gadzhis, Mobin Master, Rob Anthony and Samuel James. All profits will go to the Australian Red Cross. An amazing night for a worthy cause.

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3. MOV’IN BED

Saturday 4 January – Sunday 23 February

Jumping into bed and watching a movie is one of life’s great luxuries… now you can do this under the stars! Ditch the picnic rug and bean bag sitcho, Mov’in Bed Cinema has brought in a whopping 150 queen size beds with LED-lit bedside tables, some comfy pillows and you even get a blankie in case it gets chilly.

The Mov’in Bed – Outdoor Bed Cinema is located at St Kilda Beach, Pier Road, in front of Catani Gardens St Kilda West. Screenings start at sunset each night, excluding Mondays.

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4. ST KILDA TWILIGHT MARKET

Thursdays 5-10pm

Bringing the community together in one of the most beautiful locations in the city, The O’Donnell Gardens come alive on Thursday evenings during summer from 5 to 10pm.

The St Kilda Twilight Market offers a wonderful array of artworks, vintage wear, craft, hand-designed fashion and jewellery, clothing, produce, emerging designers and foods of the world. All made and presented with quality and care by local vendors.

Beneath the palm trees beside Luna Park as the day turns to twilight and the stars come out, delight in finding a treasure that you never knew existed in St Kilda.

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5. FITZROVIA x TPH PICNIC

January

Win over even the most reluctant romantics with this little date night gem. Perfect for mid-week dalliances as well as weekend escapes, our Prince Hotel Picnic Package includes one night’s accommodation for two people in our boutique hotel, plus a Fitzrovia picnic hamper packed to the brim with seasonal gourmet goodies including miniature sandwiches, strawberries and clotted cream, cheese and crackers and home-baked sweet treats.

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