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Celebrate everything that's great about Melbourne.

There's almost no limit to the events you can hold and ways to mark August 30. Join an official event, or hold your own!

Below are some ideas, with do-it-yourself resources, including a poster you can print, hang everywhere and use as a selfie backdrop; and a party pack for more inspiration.

Don’t forget that you can also use our exciting educational resources for schools.

Party pack free downloads

Take a selfie with our poster

Melbourne Day Happy Birthday poster

We love Melbourne: ​Australian music icon Michael Gudinski from Mushroom records (top), Grill'd Healthy Burgers founder Simon Crowe (left), historian and author Judith Buckrich and reigning Junior Lord Mason Dwyer with Simon Purssey from 13CABS. ​ ​

Melbourne Day Selfie Poster

Print this A4 poster, get a friend to take a picture of you holding it, tag it #MelbourneDay and send to contacts or post on social media!

Want to be inspired? See some of our favorite selfies on Instagram, Facebook, Flickr 

Download your A4 selfie poster (PDF) now!

City of Melbourne flag City of Melbourne flag download and color in

The Melbourne flag can be seen atop the special flagpole at Enterprize Park, on the Lord Mayor's car and atop Melbourne Town Hall. Have your own flag-raising ceremony! Download your flag, color it, and fly at your place! Take a photo and post across social media with hashtag #MelbourneDay

Download your flag to color-in and fly at your place! (PDF)

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Melbourne Day selfie poster

Melbourne Day flag