The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets

The best weekend markets, foodie markets, book markets and more.

NAIDOC Week events in Melbourne

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with the best free events, stunning projections and unmissable performances.

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

The best major events on in Melbourne this year.

8 Jul - 10 Jul

The Finders Keepers

A multi-day market with independent makers, designers, foodies, and a bar.

24 Jun - 7 Aug


Lightscape takes audiences on a journey of light and sound through Melbourne's Botanic Gardens.

8 Jul - 29 Jul

European Night Market

After a two-year hiatus, the European Night Markets are back and bigger than ever!

1 Jul - 7 Aug

The Eyes

Explore your discomfort zone as The Eyes watch you, watching them, watching you.

1 Jun - 24 Jul


A mesmerising symphony of light, sound and joy, staged in a breathtaking mirror maze.

17 Jun - 12 Nov

Light: Late Night Access

Experience ACMI’s Winter Masterpieces exhibition Light: Works from the Tate Collection after hours.

10 Jun - 7 Oct

NGV Friday Nights

NGV Friday Nights returns with local music, outdoor dining, food and bespoke bars.

10 Jul - 11 Sep

9 to 5 The Musical

Set the alarm for a great night out at Dolly Parton's joyous smash hit musical 9 to 5!

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The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

The best new spots for brunch, iced coffee, Japanese treats and more.

The best Malaysian restaurants in Melbourne

Warm up with big bowls of curry laksa, char koay teow and nasi lemak.

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

Find bottomless brunch, Japanese breakfast sets, Sunday brunch spots and more.

21 Jun - 9 Oct

Making Art: Imagine Everything is Real

A free exhibition inviting kids and their families to experiment with innovative ways of making art.

25 Jun - 10 Jul

Winter Adventure

During the school holidays, join the search for Mary Monkey and a prize.

Jurassic World at Myer Melbourne

Experience Jurassic World at Myer, featuring large scale animatronic dinosaurs and a kids workshop.

27 Jun - 9 Jul

The Melbourne Magic Festival

Casting its spell with performances and workshops for all ages this winter.

22 Apr - 10 Jul

Luke Jerram: Gaia

See Luke Jerram’s detailed sculpture of the earth suspended in St Paul's Cathedral.

13 Jan - 22 Dec

Tai Chi at Docklands

Enjoy a morning class of tai chi and qigong, the perfect mind and body exercise.

30 May - 28 Nov

Library Cinema

See contemporary, classic and documentary films on the big screen at Library at The Dock.

25 Jun - 29 Oct

Melbourne Craft Fair

Enjoy a contemporary craft fair at Queen Victoria Market.

24 Jul

Run Melbourne

Walkers and runners can challenge themselves at Run Melbourne this July.

28 Jul - 31 Jul

Open House Melbourne

Enjoy over 200 in-person events, tours and talks for architecture, design and social history lovers.

7 Aug - 2 Oct


The multi award-winning Broadway musical opens at the Regent Theatre in August.

20 Sep - 24 Sep

Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox

This classic story is brought to life with an ingenious mix of digital animation and live action.