The Formula One race in Melbourne isn’t just about the race, it’s also about the atmosphere. Whether you attend the race or not, there are numerous events being held in the framework of the race itself that anyone can enjoy, and listed below are just a few of the ways that you can be part of it.

– Closer to the day of the qualifiers, people can gather at Albert Park to enjoy the Melbourne Walk, as the drivers approach the area of the race. Fans can get autographs from Daniel Ricciardo or any of their other favourite drivers. More faithful followers of the sport can also visit the Legends Lane, the Grand Prix Motor Show and the Auto Avenue Car Clubs to further immerse themselves in the experience.

– At the racing ground, fans can enjoy different activities, such as the Heineken Village, where there will be various musicians performing all across the weekend. On Saturday there will be the main act of Hot Dub Time Machine in collaboration with Furnace & The Fundamentals, Nite Theory and more.

– Children can also join in on the fun at the Kid’s Corner, where they can try to build their own Formula One vehicle, using just their imagination and a few blocks of Lego’s, jump around in a blow-up castle or just enjoy a nice game of football.

– Do you want a taste of the future? The Innovation and Technology Hub offers people a chance to delve deeper into the technologies hidden behind the construction of a racing car and get to meet the representatives of a few start-up companies that have managed to make a name of themselves in different industries.

There is something for everyone at this year’s Formula One Grand Prix. So it’s surely worth taking advantage of the opportunity and popping down.