What to Do in Preston, Victoria

November 24, 2022
What to do in Preston, Victoria

Preston continues to move forward, attracting both young families and single professionals. Aside from the new bars and restaurants settling in the suburb, there are a whole lot more to expect from this neighbourhood.

In this blog, we will walk you through the many things that you can do when in Preston.

Nurture the mind at Preston Library

Nurture the mind at Preston Library

Preston Library is a part of the Darebin Council. Although established many years back, this library continues to upgrade not only its selection of books but also its facilities. Get your work done at the Preston Library. There are plenty of workspaces you can occupy and the staff are always friendly and welcoming of guests.

Pick an artist's brain at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces

Pick an artist’s brain at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces

Gertrude is a non-commercial, independent gallery and studio complex for artists’ innovation and ambition. They also offer programs for artists who want to excel further in visual and media arts.

Take a leisurely walk at Ray Bramhams Garden

Take a leisurely walk at Ray Bramhams Gardens

The quiet and picturesque view at Ray Bramhams Garden is surely a sight to see. There are plenty of open areas and spaces to relax here. The abundance of flowers adds to the charm of this greener of the suburb.

Down a drink or two at Moon Dog World

Down a drink or two at Moon Dog World

Enjoy a handcrafted cocktail or slushie at Moon Dog World with your friends. Preston locals love how cool and hip this place is. Not only is the food good, service is also exceptional. You can definitely recommend Moon Dog World to anyone who’s planning to visit Preston.

Solve the mystery at Small Time Criminals

Solve the mystery at Small Time Criminals

Small Time Criminals is an immersive game for friends or families. This one-of-a-kind entertainment business for groups opened to the public in April 2016. Live actors, clues and puzzles are all present to help players simulate a bank heist at a real two-storey ex-bank in Melbourne.

Unlike other suburbs where businesses have closed, Preston’s community is livelier than ever even after the lockdowns brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

If lifestyle and entertainment options are on top of your criteria for choosing a suburb to live in, then Preston should definitely be included in your list. Contact us through email at northcote@collings.com.au or send us a quick message through our contact form if you have more questions about this suburb!

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