Things to do in and around melbourne in the lead up to the olympics!

As the excitement builds for the upcoming Olympics, Melbourne is buzzing with activities and events that capture the spirit of this global celebration. From pop-up sports events and cultural festivals to special screenings of the games, there's no shortage of things to do around the city.

Start your Olympic journey with a visit to Federation Square, where you can catch live broadcasts of the games on the big screen, surrounded by fellow sports enthusiasts. For a more active experience, join one of the many pop-up sports events happening across the city, including street soccer tournaments, public yoga sessions, and fun runs, perfect for all ages and fitness levels.

Art lovers will enjoy the Olympic-themed exhibitions at the National Gallery of Victoria, showcasing sports-inspired works from local and international artists. For a taste of Melbourne's rich culinary scene, head to the numerous food festivals celebrating international cuisines, where you can savor flavors from the countries competing in the Olympics.

Don't miss the special cultural festivals and performances happening at venues like the Melbourne Arts Centre and the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, offering a mix of music, dance, and theater that celebrates the diversity and unity of the Olympic spirit.

For those looking to get into the Olympic spirit with a touch of local flavor, a visit to Allanson Souvenirs at the Queen Vic Market is a must. Here, you'll find an array of unique and patriotic souvenirs that will make perfect keepsakes or gifts for fellow sports enthusiasts. Whether you're exploring the vibrant market or cheering on your favorite athletes, Allanson Souvenirs has everything you need to celebrate the Olympics in true Aussie style.

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