All over the world: No matter where you are, give Melbourne a cheer – like team Nitro PDF (founded in Melbourne!) from their San Francisco HQ.
How to get involved
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!
Also see our exciting education resources for schools, designed to capture students' imaginations .
Here are some ideas to inspire, including posters you can print, hang everywhere and use as a selfie backdrop.
Show us your selfies (Mel-fies?)
Use the birthday posters below, take a selfie or ask a friend to take a gorgeous snap of you with the poster, tag #MelbourneDay and share on your favourite social media channel!
Your free party downloads
Birthday cupcake 3D surprise
Watch our birthday cupcake come alive with Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses ' Cakes Alive! app.
Using augmented reality technology, your screen bursts into an animation and special message when you lens over Melbourne's special birthday cupcake image.
Magic cupcake video: See it
Hey kids, get your colour-in flag (PDF)
It flies at Enterprize Park, on the Lord Mayor's car, the Enterprize's mast and atop Melbourne Town Hall.
Get your flag, color in and hold your flag-raising ceremony.
Take a photo, tag with #MelbourneDay and share on social media.
Get my flag to color-in