Australian Open 2019

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The Australian Open is back in Melbourne from 14-27 January 2019.  Here’s Melbourne Explorer’s pick on the best things to do at the Australian Open 2019.

AO Ballpark

Australian Open 2019 - AO Ballpark

The AO Ballpark is the ultimate summer family experience. A mini theme park and hub of kids entertainment onsite at the AO.  Catering to the kids’ happy imaginations, the Ballpark is packed with fun and games for everyone.

This year the Ballpark includes a 12m water slide, rock climbing wall, ninja warrior course and stage shows.

AO Festival

The Australian Open are serving up the Grand Slam action right in the heart of Melbourne with the city’s best food and drink offerings and non-stop action both on and off the court.  There will be live tennis viewing and the Canadian Club Racquet Club on Upper Terrace.  And, the inaugural AO Sport Film Festival on the new art court on Lower Terrace.  The AO Festival is FREE of charge at Birrarung Marr from 14-27 January.

AO Festival

AO Live Stage

One of Melbourne’s most popular music events is returning with 15 days of consecutive music. The Aus Open hosts some of Australia’s biggest music acts, along with some incredible visitors from across the globe.

This year Melbourne will welcome the likes of Craig David and full band (UK), Bastille (UK), Dean Lewis (AUS) and Angus & Julia Stone (AUS) to the AO Live Stage. For the full schedule of acts, click here.




Looking for other things to do in Melbourne?  Click here.

Author Jason Manderson

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