Add experiences to your years

There is a lot on offer in Boroondara to tempt you out of the house. Or join group trips that take you further afield.

Take in some culture

Our City is bursting with arts and cultural events. We have many galleries showcasing exhibitions and hosting workshops and classes. Our world-class venues, such as Hawthorn Arts Centre, host music, dance and theatre performances. Find out more at Boroondara Arts.

Visit the markets

Boroondara has 4 well-known markets where you can buy and sell arts and crafts, hunt through trash and treasure or pick up farm fresh produce direct from growers. Find out more about our markets.

Or maybe explore a new shopping village with friends. Find out more about Boroondara's major shopping villages.

Explore our parks and gardens

Boroondara is renowned for its many picturesque parks and gardens. Whether you're taking a relaxing stroll, wanting to entertain the grandkids in a fun playground or are planning a picnic by the river, we have the perfect places for you. For more information, see our Parks and gardens pages.

We also have some fantastic bike and walking paths you can explore.

Take a trip

We organise bus trips every month for our older residents receiving aged care support so they can get out and about, meet people and explore new and interesting places around Melbourne. Find out more about our social support and community transport services.

Help getting around

If you need a hand using public transport, getting familiar with using a mobility scooter or accessing volunteer driving services or community buses, read our Help getting around Boroondara page.

Find something to suit you

Because there are so many ways to get out and about in Boroondara, we've created a searchable directory to make it easier to find something that suits you.

Click the 'find outings' button below to see what's on offer.

Get out of the house

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