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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.

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Party pack free downloads

Take a selfie with our poster

Melbourne Day selfies: Peta Evans-Taylor (The Voice) and Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men)

City greats: Peta Evans-Taylor (The Voice) and Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men)

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 past Junior Lord Mason Dwyer with Simon Purssey from 13cabs. ​ ​

Download a selfie poster (A4)

Melbourne Day Selfie Poster

Or this one!

Melbourne Day Selfie Poster

Print one of the A4 posters, take a selfie or ask a friend to take a snap of you with it, tag #MelbourneDay and share on social media!

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


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 posters

Melbourne Day flag