This Autumn’s Must-See Events on Chapel

The weather might be cooling down but Chapel’s events calendar is looking hotter than ever as we enter a less silly season. Festivals celebrating fashion, food, wine and laughs, Autumn on Chapel Street is already serving up a treat!

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

1 – 18 March 2018

VAMFF is here! An annual celebration of runways, arts, ideas and creative endeavour for everyone to enjoy. As lovers of fashion and art in equal measures, Chapel Street isn’t sitting out on the fun. Here are just some of the ways you could treat yourself exclusively throughout the festival. All in the name of fashion!


This visionary brand designed for the modern woman has made everyday dressing effortless but refined. So you’ll be stoked to hear they’re offering an exclusive 20% off at their Chapel Street boutique during VAMFF.

Linen House

Fashionable bed linen, I love that it’s a thing. Linen House lets us live out our duvet dreams by making it so damn affordable. Plus! They are taking off 10% and gifting with purchase across all VAMFF weekends from the Chapel Street outlet store.

Windsor Smith

Our favourite street style footwear label is giving you the chance to win a ‘Shoedrobe’!
Snap a shot of you in your Windsor’s with the #StrutWithWS to win a $500 giftcard for a Windsor Smith shoedrobe. Time to strut your stuff on Chapel baby!

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

16 – 25 March 2018

Chapel Street is a gastronomic playground, that’s why we’re so excited this culinary fiesta is back. With over 300 events across Victoria, here’s what Chapel’s faves are serving up this March.

Flavours at Grattan Gardens

A free event showcasing culture, traditions and heritage from around the globe with a day of live music, performances, cooking demonstrations, food, craft stalls and kids’ activities. Taking place in Grattan Gardens, near Prahran Market, Flavours celebrates the precinct’s diverse community of more than 100 nationalities.

17th March 2018

United Nations of Dumplings at Oriental Teahouse

Every nation has a signature flavour and this special event uses the humble dumpling to translate and capture the essence of each country, bringing the wider Melbourne community under one roof.

19th – 21st March 2018

Peggy Chan at Ramblr

In one of her pop-up, one night only dinners, Peggy invites a guest chef to cook alongside her – the catch? The collaborative menu must be locally sourced and completely plant based. Peggy began the positive challenge to encourage diners to enjoy more plant-based eating, and chefs to embrace the variety in plant-based cooking.

20th March 2018

The Golden Triangle at Hanoi Hannah, Tokyo Tina & BKK

Having established Windsor as one of Melbourne’s culinary hotspots, three of our most famous foodie destinations will host a progressive dinner where guests can experience the best of the three venues in one evening.

18th March 2018

60 kg of Prawns, 60 Bottles of Wine, 60 People at David’s Restaurant

Peel to your heart’s content in the company of like-minded people. Join David’s for a one-night-one-ingredient extravaganza. For those who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty, they’ll be serving 60kgs of succulent wok-fried prawns laid out on a table with fluffy bao buns to mop up the juices, with wine from Yering Station. This one sounds special.

20th March 2018

Disco Amalfi at Neptune

Experience a true taste of the Mediterranean at Windsor’s newest local. Snack on Crudo while sipping on Campari orange granitas and let your hair down to disco tunes that will transport you to summer on the Amalfi.
Cocktails and fizz will be flowing from 7:30pm, with canapés roaming throughout the night. Tantalise your taste buds before hitting the dance floor and welcome the weekend in style.

22 March 2018

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

28 March – 22 April 2018

As our favourite city plays host to hundreds of local and international artists, Chapel’s favourite theatre venue, Chapel Off Chapel, will help deliver a stellar line-up of laughs. Here are our tips on shows to look out for.

Amity Dry is 39 Forever

Do you still think you’re 25 even though your birthdate stubbornly insists you’re not? Are you enquiring about Botox ‘for a friend’? Do you wonder how adults were born in the 1990s?

Amity Dry looks at ageing in an image obsessed world where 40 is the new 30, but only with the right Instagram filter.

Craig Hill, Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt

Scotland’s kilted and award-winning comedy treasure is back! Hill is a Scottish comedian, TV presenter and actor known for his cheeky, irreverent and camp act.

Infectious 2018

Putting comedy under the microscope, join Josh Earl and five of the hottest acts from the Festival as they come together at the iconic Chapel Off Chapel to bring you a night of infectious laughter. All proceeds will support medical research at Burnet Institute.