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Melbourne's Shop The City Event Brings On The Discounts

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Prepare your wallet because there are some great discounts to be had for one day only in the Melbourne CBD, where over 100 stores have banded together for a day of shopping madness, events and even a few cheeky freebies.

From 10am on Wednesday 17 May, restock your wardrobe, fill your bathroom cabinets and pamper yourself with hundreds of discounts and events over twelve hours.

Watch ‘snow’ fall in the laneways while you warm your bones with a mulled wine in between stocking up on knitwear, and enjoy free parking at QV between 5pm and midnight (see more note below on access), so you can make the most of all the bargains on offer.

Here’s the lowdown on just a few of the offers floating about tomorrow:

Emporium Melbourne 

Enjoy special in-store treats, wine tasting and cookies in certain stores, and the slashed prices at participating outlets:

  • 20% off full price at SUPERDRY 
  • 20% off at Bed Bath N’ Table 
  • 10% off full price at Oroton 
  • 20% off full price at Seed 
  • Buy 2 items get a 3rd free at SURF DIVE N SKI 
  • 20% off full price items at Topshop & Topman 
  • Save $20 when you spend $100 at UNIQLO 
  • 20% off the latest range from Nike

Melbourne Central 

For serious bargain hunters, grab a tote bag to collect all the best freebies on offer, then head to Sephora for a free flash makeover, followed with a mulled wine at ReWine – and, of course, all the fab discounts in the centre: 

  • 20% off storewide at Aquila 
  • 40% off storewide at Bonds
  • 30% off storewide at Decjuba
  • 20% off storewide at Tony Bianco 
  • 40% off storewide at Typo 
  • 30% off storewide at Windsor Smith 
  • 25% off storewide at Country Road 

QV Melbourne

Inject a bit of art into your evening with the Neon Night Garden, an outdoor selection of installations bought to you by White Night artist Carla O’Brien.

Follow the coloured brick road and laneway of hearts down Albert Coates Lane, snap a selfie with a giant pair of Neon Angel Wings and then head into QV for some bargains. 

  • 20% off at UGG
  • 50% off mattresses and 25% off furniture at Harvey Norman
  • 20% off Hype DC


Grab a free limited edition Ghost Patrol x H&M tote bag with any purchase over $80 in store.

We’re off to mentally prepare ourselves (and our bargain-hunting elbows) for a huge day of shopping – see you there!


  • Start your Shop the City night with FREE parking at QV Melbourne from 5pm – midnight!
  • Just enter the car park from Lonsdale St, Little Lonsdale St or Russell St and you will be handed a free exit pass on entry.
  • Staff will be manning the car park entries from 5pm – 9pm, but if you enter after after 9pm, just head to the QV car park office to grab your free exit pass.
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