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Christmas in the city

See the city light up with dazzling displays, festive events and activities for the whole family.

What's free in Melbourne this month

Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.

The best summer events to book right now

From outdoor movies to pop-up dining, pack your calendar with these top events.

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String Bean Alley Christmas Night Market

A special night market series filled with festive fare and great shopping at Queen Victoria Market.

MPavilion

Australia’s leading architecture and design event returns to Melbourne.

Christmas Roller Rink

Get your skates on with a pop-up rink landing in Carlton's Argyle Square.

Boho Luxe Market: Christmas Edition

A design market just in time for all your Christmas shopping.

Salsa in the City: Summer Series

Dance into the sunset at these free pop-up classes.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The dazzling new production is guaranteed to make your heart sing.

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The Phantom of the Opera

Experience the phenomenon when the spectacular new production comes to Melbourne.

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Summer Night Market

Come along on Wednesday nights for shopping, eating, drinking, live music and sunset vibes.

Christmas events

From pretty projections to pop-up street parties, celebrate with a season of festive events.

Christmas gift finder

Find the perfect pressie for your special people with gift ideas for all budgets and interests.

Christmas guides

Discover the best shopping spots, Christmas catch-up ideas and tips for the festive season.

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Christmas Film Photowalks

Take a photography walk around Melbourne’s most iconic Christmas-decorated laneways.

As Camp as Christmas

Join the Huxleys for a celebration of the magical and decorative at Fed Square.

Vegan Market

Held at The Edge and offering vegan, upcycled and ethical products.

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TIME • RONE | The Newsagency

A temporary art installation by the Melbourne artist.

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Docklands Christmas Maze

Find your holiday cheer at the giant Christmas maze, with amazing prizes to be won.

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Santa's Workshop

Say hello to the big man and pose for a photo as Santa and his elves make toys and presents.

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Christmas Pop-Up Playground

Giant swings and a light-up dancefloor take over Queensbridge Square this Christmas.

Free things to do with kids in Melbourne

Get the kids out and explore these free events and adventures for an awesome day of fun.

Falls Melbourne

The summer music festival is relocating to Melbourne, featuring Arctic Monkeys and more.

New Year's Eve in Melbourne

From fireworks to fancy dinners and family fun, Melbourne is the perfect place to celebrate NYE.

Live at the Bowl

Enjoy a festival of music, dance, community-led and family-friendly events for everyone.

District Live: Free Open Air Series

Live music, entertainment, food and activities for all ages.

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What's on today

Discover the best things to do in Melbourne today, from free events to virtual experiences.

What's on this weekend in Melbourne

Discover things to do in Melbourne this weekend, from free events to exhibitions.

What's on this week in Melbourne

Discover things to do in Melbourne this week, from free events to exhibitions.

Major events

From the Australian Open to the Melbourne Cup, major events take centre stage throughout the year.