The 2017 JANUARY Events

What’s going on this month? Heaps of stuff is the short answer.


If you’re in our industry or anything like us at JAK, calendar and public events make a huge impact on our business. There are generally loads of cool things to celebrate, Melbourne in particular, knows how to put on a show and the focus at the moment is the Australian Open.

So grab a racquet, fill an esky and get patriotic. It’s time to catch some fireworks!

screen-shot-2017-01-23-at-4-04-13-pmThe Ausopen website is THE place to go to work out what’s going on, What’s gone down and what’s coming up. It’s full of match reports, videos, highlights, galleries and social media links.

Check out the Event Guide for all the fun things to do while you’re there.  Grab a glass of bubbles at the chic Parisian Le Bar a Champagne.

At Garden Square Club Aperol is ‘serving’ up refreshing summer bevvies. Our clever buddies at Frank Wild are all over this one with a great bar concept J

Escape the sun and celebrities to refresh yourself and get a vitamin fix at the Blackmores Wellbeing Oasis. Choose to be a ‘Well Being’ and get a photo with your Wellbeing Wings!

For all the super luxe, behind the scenes design porn, check out Chard International’s Instagram page. It’s pure inspiration.

And if  you love your music and you’re anything like us you’ll want to know what killer shows you can catch. Some you need tickets for, but loads of them are free. Bring it on!


screen-shot-2017-01-23-at-4-04-42-pmWith Australia Day fast approaching, now is the perfect time to check out what kinds of things you can enjoy if you’re not having a backyard party and BBQ. offers a list of celebrations Australia wide so you can choose the perfect activity located close to you. There are loads of free activities to get involved with so make sure you check it out! Be sure to look out for all the awesome Melbourne Australia Day Parade photos and fun from Wacky Creative’s social media pages as well as Peter Jones Special Events. They know how to rock it.

You can also check out some Facebook pic here of our centrepieces and design for the official Australia Day Luncheon 🙂

screen-shot-2017-01-23-at-4-05-01-pmChinese New Year 2017 celebrates the Year of the Rooster and Melbourne has much to crow about with another year of spectacular events and displays of colour, culture and light. Grab all the festival details from 27th January – 12th February here.

According to Chinese astrology, the Rooster years are known to be filled with integrity and efficiency. Hard work is the key to achieving success in this Chinese New Year so, go hard!. Check out your Chinese Horoscope here. Mine was VERY auspicious so I’m feeling even more pumped about this year than EVER!

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