Shop the City: Tons of freebies up for grabs this weekend only

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Shop the City: Tons of freebies up for grabs this weekend only

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Get your hands on free treats from Aesop, Chatime, San Churro, Lush and more.

We know what’ll put you in that weekend mood: a whole heap of giveaways and deals running rampant across our fair city.

From May 5 to 7, Shop the City returns, giving you the chance to splash some cash (or just focus on the freebies) at Melbourne’s most well-known shopping locations. Head to the various pop-up carts throughout the CBD and you’ll have a chance to pick up some sweet swagger and tasty treats.

Shop the City 2023 Vouchers and Freebies

  • Collins Place – May 5, 12-2pm, Jador Flowers and Chocolate Box
  • Flinders St Station – May 5, 2-4pm, Bread Club
  • Melbourne Central – May 5, 6-8pm, May 7, 2-4pm, Lush, Pretzel Australia and Melbourne Central
  • The District Docklands – May 6, 12-2pm, San Churro Chocolateria and District Docklands
  • Spencer Outlet Centre – May 6, 2-4pm, Walker’s Doughnuts, Schnitz, Potto, Chatime and Spencer Outlet Centre
  • QV Melbourne – May 6 and 7, 4-6pm, Aesop Skincare, Llaollao, Father’s Office and QV
  • Emporium – May 6, 6-8pm, May 7, 12-2pm, Glace Dessert, Godiva Chocolates, Dermalogica, Machi Machi and Emporium

Stay up to date with what’s happening in and around Melbourne here.

Each freebie pop-up cart will feature a QR code that you can scan for your chance to win the ultimate prize – a massive Melbourne weekender including accommodation, shopping gift cards, dining and entertainment.

The festival hub will be in the Bourke St Mall, where shoppers can flash their receipts to pick up a prize from the locker wall. There will be free snacks, entertainment vouchers and live music from local musicians.

Plus, there are a ton of sales and promotions happening in the city as well. Find significant storewide discounts at shops including Dion Lee, Superdry, Dangerfield, Ecco, Ted Baker and more. There are also plenty of two-for-ones, freebies with purchase and giveaway draws as well – to browse the full range of offers, head here.

“It’s time to shop until you drop. From iconic hidden laneways and locally owned boutiques to major shopping precincts with international brands, no city does it better than Melbourne,” says Acting Lord Mayor Nicholas Reece.

To find out more about the freebies that’ll be featured at Shop the City, on from May 5 to 7, head here