2020 Australian Open
January 19 @ 7:30 am - February 2 @ 11:30 pm
Melbourne’s iconic summer event is back for another year and we are just a tad excited! Along with world-class tennis, the AO is bringing the masses an abundance of fine food, music, sports films and kids entertainment – and offers the truly perfect way to get your friends and family together to unwind with the beautiful city of Melbourne as the backdrop. This year’s event includes a plethora of events, including:
AO Grand Slam: Mon 20 Jan – Sun 2 Feb
January in Melbourne means one thing: the Grand Slam. And while it most likely needs no introduction, here goes anyway. Dubbed ‘Australia’s Greatest Global Sporting Event’ the AO brings the world’s Tennis elite Down Under in the first of four Grand Slam tennis events for the year
AO Music for Relief: Sun19 Jan
Have fun. Do good. Feel good. AO-2020 will kick off with a concert raising money for the Red Cross bushfire appeal.
AO Live Stage: Mon 20 Jan – Sun 2 Feb
Go for the tennis, stay for entertainment (Billy Idol, Matt Corby, Grinspoon, Broods, Fatboy Slim!!)/ Alternatively, go for the music and treat yourself to a little world-class tennis in between.
AO Ballpark: Sun 19 Jan – Sun 2 Feb
The AO Ballpark is the ultimate Summer family experience, with a mini theme-park and hub of kids entertainment onsite at the AO.
AO Festival Food & Drink: Sun 19 Jan – Sun 2 Feb
This year the AO are delivering the city’s best food and drink offerings, so you can expect the food serves off-court to be just as impressive as those made by the players. On offer are delicacies from the likes of Willy’s Chicken, 400 Gradi, Lomah, Pinchy’s and Mr Miyagi.
The City Just Got Closer
Cruise to the tennis with Port Phillip Ferries! Getting to Melbourne from Geelong and the Bellarine has never been cruisier. Our ferry docks extremely close to the free CBD tram network and is only a short walk away from Southern Cross Station – to then grab a quick train trip to all the action at Melbourne Park.