Exploring Williamstown

What's on in Williamstown.

With Summer in Melbourne ending, why not take advantage of the remaining sun-soaked days. Williamstown is the perfect place to explore, with its prime location along the bay, boasting delicious eateries and happening bars.  

Whether you’re a local or newcomer to the bustling beachside suburb, here are the top things to do. 

1. Get creative 
Unleash your creative side with the Tony award-winning Williamstown Theatre Festival’s community workshops. Associate Artistic Director, Laura Savia, alongside a guest artist will lead this all-access theatrical workshop. Through a series of fun and exciting group exercises, you will be encouraged to harness your inner creator. No previous acting experience is required. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned professional, this workshop is for you! For more information visit: https://wtfestival.org/main-events/community-works/

2. Visit the Steam Packet Hotel
There is no better way to enjoy summer than by having a cold drink with friends whilst enjoying some live music. The Steam Packet Hotel in Williamstown is one of the best places to do just that. Boasting an impressive food menu that includes vegetarian and vegan option and a whopping variety of 16 beer and cider taps, it’s no wonder this place is popular amongst the locals. Happy Hour is between 4pm-7pm every day. For more information visit: http://steampackethotel.com/ 


3. Hotel Argentina 
Previously the Hellenic Hotel, Williamstown’s newest establishment - Hotel Argentina - is one of the hottest places to visit this month. The Argentinian-inspired venue comprises of a formal restaurant, Areco Bar and Grill, Bodego Picadas and Wine Cellar, and Dan’s Empanada Bar, making it your one-stop-shop for everything Argentinian this summer. For more information visit: https://hotelargentina.com.au/

4. Williamstown Farmers Market
Tone it down a notch by spending a lazy Sunday at the Williamstown Farmers Market. With a growing number of stalls, this market showcases the freshest and finest local produce that Williamstown has to offer. The market operates on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. For more information visit: https://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/williamstown-farmers-market-4sun#.XjERl2gzbIU