In winter, Docklands doesn’t hibernate - it glows. It glows with amazing artwork that lights up the street, progressive dinners at favourite local restaurants, inspiring discussions from iconic Melburnians and wondrous workshops.
Wed 18 Jan 2017 to Sat 04 Nov 2017
The Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, is now playing in Melbourne!
Sat 15 Apr 2017 to Sun 03 Dec 2017
The beloved story of Aladdin comes to thrilling theatrical life in Disney's bold new musical comedy.
Wed 07 Jun 2017 to Wed 04 Oct 2017
This year's Winter Night Market is themed around fire and lights - 30 food stalls, 50 market stalls, open fires and warm drinks.
Thu 29 Jun 2017 to Sun 29 Oct 2017
Journey into the magical world of Aardman, the acclaimed studio behind Wallace & Gromit.
Tue 01 Aug 2017 to Thu 31 Aug 2017
Experience exhibitions, workshops, markets, talks, open studios – if you're into ceramics, textiles, jewellery, glass or papercraft, come along!
Thu 03 Aug 2017 to Sun 20 Aug 2017
Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is a film-lover's paradise. See international premieres, red carpet glamour and the best global cinema.
Thu 10 Aug 2017 to Tue 22 Aug 2017
The 2017 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne explores the theme of diversity and features 60 films in 20 languages.
Fri 18 Aug 2017 to Sun 20 Aug 2017
Supersense, a contemporary performing arts festival exploring ecstatic experience, will return to Arts Centre Melbourne.
Fri 25 Aug 2017 to Sun 03 Sep 2017
The festival 'for everyone who reads', Melbourne Writers Festival brings together the talent and ideas of the best writers from Australia and abroad.
Sun 27 Aug 2017 to Tue 07 Nov 2017
Exclusive to Melbourne, this exhibition is a collaboration between the NGV and the House of Dior, showcasing more than 140 garments.
Tue 05 Sep 2017, 8pm till late
Cheer on Australia's Socceroos in this must-win game if they want to automatically qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Thu 21 Sep 2017 to Sun 12 Nov 2017
Shakespeare's theatre, the second Globe, will pop up next to Sidney Myer Music Bowl, bringing with it four acclaimed productions!
Fri 01 Sep 2017 to Fri 08 Sep 2017
Melbourne Fashion Week '17 presents over 150 events across the city – including runways, workshops, exhibitions, parties, films, music and more.
Sat 23 Sep 2017, noon 5pm
After months of planning, Oktoberfest, the world's largest festival, is coming to Melbourne's Royal Exhibition Building.
Wed 04 Oct 2017 to Sun 22 Oct 2017
Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's leading international arts festivals in the fields of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, and free events.
Sat 28 Oct 2017 to Sun 05 Nov 2017
Brigadoon is the story of two young American tourists lost in the Highlands of Scotland, who stumble upon a mysterious village called Brigadoon.
Thu 02 Nov 2017 to Sun 12 Nov 2017
Inspired by James Cameron's record-breaking film Avatar, Toruk – The First Flight by Cirque du Soleil transports you to the world of Pandora.
Tue 07 Nov 2017, all day
As the world looks on, Australia's signature raceday explodes with colour, action, excitement and celebration on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day.
Tue 05 Dec 2017, all day
Sir Paul McCartney brings his acclaimed long-running One On One Tour to Melbourne this December.
Fri 29 Dec 2017 to Sun 21 Jan 2018
Dream Lover reveals the extraordinary story of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin.
Sun 21 Jan 2018 to Sun 25 Feb 2018
Get ready to shake your groove thing as Australia’s most successful homegrown musical rocks in to Melbourne.
Wed 07 Mar 2018 to Thu 08 Mar 2018
Bruno Mars returns to New Zealand and Australia as part of his 24K Magic World Tour.