When the temperature drops, Melbourne heats up with a season packed full of events, boutique shopping and cosy dining – your city winter journey starts here.
Fri 29 Jun 2018 to Sun 01 Jul 2018
Come feel the warmth and see Docklands in a new light - firelight! It's Melbourne's winter festival celebrating the solstice.
Fri 22 Jun 2018 to Sun 15 Jul 2018
Experience Skating At Melbourne, a pop-up ice skating rink along Crown Riverwalk.
Fri 01 Jun 2018 to Sat 30 Jun 2018
Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi returns with a staggering program this June.
Wed 06 Jun 2018 to Sat 23 Jun 2018
Bring It On - The Musical hits Melbourne this June! Inspired by the hit film, it's bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass!
Sat 09 Jun 2018 to Sun 07 Oct 2018
NGV presents a major exhibition of modern and contemporary masterworks from New York's iconic Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
Thu 15 Mar 2018 to Sun 15 Jul 2018
Delve into the history, science, engineering, genetics, technology and profiles of Captain America, Hulk, Thor and Iron Man and more.
Fri 23 Mar 2018 to Sun 26 Aug 2018
Vikings: Beyond the Legend brings the rich, often-misunderstood culture of Vikings to life, debunking stereotypes and providing fascinating insights.
Thu 05 Apr 2018 to Sun 07 Oct 2018
Wonderland celebrates the screen history of Lewis Carroll's timeless stories.
Sun 08 Apr 2018 to Sun 26 Aug 2018
Sunday Funday returns with a bang in 2018 where kids general admission to the MCG and Etihad Stadium will once again be free on Sundays.
Fri 11 May 2018 to Sat 11 Aug 2018
Come along to an exhibition celebrating the streets of Melbourne as a democratic domain.
Sat 12 May 2018 to Sun 29 Jul 2018
Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz.
Fri 16 Feb 2018 to Sun 01 Jul 2018
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with extraordinary talent.
Wed 20 Jun 2018 to Sun 01 Jul 2018
The prestigious Russian ballet company presents a truly enchanting production of the classic tale, Swan Lake. New shows just added!
Fri 29 Jun 2018 to Sun 15 Jul 2018
Circus Oz tumbles into Melbourne in their 40th year with a brand new show, Precarious, in the Botanic Gardens.
Tue 03 Jul 2018 to Sun 08 Jul 2018
See world-class ice skating in the intimacy of the theatre as The Imperial Ice Stars present Swan Lake on Ice.
Fri 29 Jun 2018 to Sun 08 Jul 2018
A celebration of literature and the importance of the printed word in this UNESCO City of Literature.
Tue 03 Jul 2018 to Tue 31 Jul 2018
Experience the entertainment, culture and community of food enthusiasts at the ultimate dining experience hosted by Chiara at Collins Square.
Tue 10 Jul 2018 to Sun 16 Sep 2018
Set on a Greek island and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs, Mamma Mia! The Musical delights audiences of all ages.
Tue 10 Jul 2018 to Thu 26 Jul 2018
Experience the best in entertainment this winter with Docklands' Firelight Festival's Speakeasy Series.
Thu 12 Jul 2018 to Sun 19 Aug 2018
Get ready for a night of fun, frolics and frivolity in this thrilling production of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show.
Sat 28 Jul 2018 to Sun 29 Jul 2018
Explore over 200 buildings, homes and venues around Melbourne as they open their doors for the 11th Open House Melbourne weekend.
Tue 31 Jul 2018 to Sun 05 Aug 2018
An unforgettable night of music, storytelling and dance
Thu 02 Aug 2018 to Sun 19 Aug 2018
MIFF is a film-lover's paradise – see international premieres, red carpet glamour and the best local, national and international cinema.
Thu 02 Aug 2018 to Sun 05 Aug 2018
Melbourne Art Fair 2018 showcases some of the region's newest and most exciting contemporary artists this winter.
Fri 31 Aug 2018 to Fri 07 Sep 2018
MFW is the hallmark consumer fashion event of the season, presenting ready-to-wear collections and a diverse program of ticketed and free events.
Wed 03 Oct 2018 to Sun 21 Oct 2018
Madiba the Musical is a powerful and inspiring celebration of the visionary South African leader, Nelson Mandela.
Sun 12 Aug 2018, 11am 3pm
Be a part of Australia's biggest stand against breast cancer at Breast Cancer Network Australia's Field of Women at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Wed 31 Oct 2018 to Sun 25 Nov 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit, School of Rock.
Fri 24 Aug 2018 to Sun 02 Sep 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival brings together the best writers, thinkers and performers from Australia and around the world.
Thu 15 Nov 2018 to Sun 18 Nov 2018
Australia's equine spectacular showcases four days of entertainment, education, elite competition and shopping.
Tue 19 Dec 2017 to Mon 31 Dec 2018
Visit Melbourne Zoo's Carnivores' Trail exhibit to see some of the world's most powerful predators like never before.
Tue 19 Dec 2017 to Mon 31 Dec 2018
The Australian Music Vault is a celebration of the Australian contemporary music story.
Sun 02 Dec 2018 to Sun 07 Apr 2019
The world-premiere exhibition Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendo is the centrepiece of the NGV's Spring/Summer 2018/19 season.
Fri 08 Mar 2019 to Mon 11 Mar 2019
Moomba Festival is back in full swing, with a chock-a-block program of free events for the entire family.