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10 Great Things To Explore Around Prahran Market

Prahran Market visits are many people’s favourite time of the week and, with so much happening in the buzzing area of South Yarra, there is plenty to do and see before and after your visit.

We have compiled a list of our top 10 things to do in the Prahran Market area to compliment your trip to the Market.

So Soiree Fringe Garden presented by City of Stonnington

From 13th – 23rd October, Greville Street Prahran will become part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival. A magical wonderland and immersive fringe garden will play host to a curated program of artists pushing the boundaries of comedy, circus, cabaret and burlesque.

Tai Chi at Prahran Square

Relax before or after your market shop with a free Tai Chi session in Prahran Square. Held every Tuesday morning at 9am, participants simply need bring their own bottle of water and wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Suitable for all ages and from newbies to experienced.

Check Out The Street Art

Whether it is the new mural on Elizabeth Street car park by Paul Sonsie or around the Chapel Street Precinct, you will find some of Melbourne’s best street art a stone’s throw from Prahran Market.

Catch A Movie

While Village Cinemas at the Jam Factory screens all the latest blockbusters, if an arty or foreign film is more to your taste, you will love Palace Como. The licensed cinemas screens smaller run films as well as hosting film festivals from around the world.

Be A Part of A TV Show

South Yarra plays host to the Channel 10 studios and you can apply to be a part of the Studio 10 audience. It is completely free and takes place on weekdays. So, you could have a wander around the Market on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday and then head to the studio for 5.30pm before watching live TV in action!

Join In Some Community Singing

For those who love to sing, Community Singing from Stonnington Council, is the perfect Tuesday afternoon activity (1.30-2.30pm). For adults of all ages and at any level, the weekly sessions at the Chris Gahan Centre on the corner of Greville and Grattan Streets will lift your spirits. A new song is introduced each week and the emphasis is on fun and merry music making.

Stroll Through Fawkner Park

Just a 10 minute walk from Prahran Market, Fawkner Park  was named after one of the founders of Melbourne, John Pascoe Fawkner in 1835. The 101 acre space includes two art deco pavilions, tennis courts, children’s playgrounds, expansive lawns and meandering pathways.

Catch A Live Show

If an evening of music or stage is what you are looking for then the extensive program at Chapel Off Chapel if the place for you. From jazz festivals to musical theatre, literary festivals to band covers, there is something for everyone.

Find New Love

For those singles looking to mingle, CBD Speed Dating Melbourne will be hosting a Saturday Singles event at Talk To Me on Commercial Road on 22nd October (5pm-7.30pm). The ticketed event is for those aged 25-36 years and is an opportunity to meet around 15 people in person.

Immerse Yourself In Art & Design

Bromley & Co is located on Toorak Road and it is the perfect place to browse art, interior and fashion pieces before or after your Market shop. They also have a fantastic event space on Chapel Street.

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