Celebrate 186 years

30 August 2021

We lve Melbourne

Get your free cupcakes on Monday, 30 August 2021 – to celebrate our city's 186th birthday.

We skipped last year's party and traditional flag-raising ceremony at Enterprize Park because of COVID-19 public gathering restrictions, but we're making it up to you – get two cupcakes, thanks to Ferguson Plarre!

Celebrate what's great AND Melbourne's fascinating indigenous culture and heritage.

Check back soon for more details.

How we celebrated last year – on the couch at your place

Free Ferguson Plarre cupcakes

Need a fix after missing out because of COVID-19 restrictions? We're making it up to you – get two at Melbourne Day celebrations on 30 August 2021!

Can't wait? Get your oh-so gorgeous pieces of heaven via Ferguson Plarre's contactless click and collect service.

And get them home delivered using 13cabs' door-to-door 24/7 ASAP delivery service 13things.  

Celebrating Melbourne Day

Melbourne Day flag-raising ceremony 2019

Melbourne's birthday celebrations 2019:   (top L to R) Melbourne Day chairman Campbell Walker, City of Melbourne councillors Beverley Pinder and Susan Riley, Junior Lord Mayor 2019 Sophie Peters and Boon Wurrung Foundation director Dave Johnston raise the flag at Enterprize Park. Master-blasters Victoria Police Pipe Band, left, and Junior Lord Mayor 2019 Sophie Peters and Melbourne Day deputy chair Sue Stanley with the Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses cake made specially for the city's 184th celebrations. Photo: Danny D'Mello


Enterprize Park, on the north bank of the Yarra River at the bottom of William St, is where the first Europeans landed on 30 August 1835 to start the first permanent settlement of Melbourne.

Celebrating Melbourne together

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