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A couple overlooking the Yarra River and Federation Square from the bridge.
Find out what's on this weekend in Melbourne, from major events and festivals to attractions and fun things to do.​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Find fun things to do in Melbourne this weekend, from free events to family attractions and the latest theatre shows, concerts and gigs.

Discover bold ideas, inspiring creativity and smart technologies at a Melbourne Knowledge Week (20-26 May) event.

Check out the latest exhibitions including Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang at the NGV and Revolutions: Records and Rebels at the Melbourne Museum.

Image of Melbourne Knowledge Week
Mon 20 May 2019 to Sun 26 May 2019
Discover bold ideas, inspiring creativity and smart technologies in a week of future-focused events for curious minds of all ages.
Image of #MKW19 So, What if AFL Can Cure Democracy?
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
We are proudly devoted to the Australian Rules Football code – can its unique code of conduct serve as the perfect model for democracy?
Image of Lazarus
Sat 18 May 2019 to Sun 09 Jun 2019
Don't miss the Australian premiere of the ground-breaking David Bowie and Enda Walsh musical, Lazarus.
Image of Revolutions: Records and Rebels
Sat 27 Apr 2019 to Sun 25 Aug 2019
Revolutions: Records and Rebels is an exciting exhibition that explores the explosive years of 1966-1970.
Image of Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang
Fri 24 May 2019 to Sun 13 Oct 2019
The National Gallery of Victoria presents China's ancient Terracotta Warriors alongside a parallel display of new works by Cai Guo-Qiang.
Image of Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks
Fri 24 May 2019 to Sun 06 Oct 2019
Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks is a suite of exhibitions and experiences exploring the art of tattoo.
Image of Casino Royale in Concert
Thu 23 May 2019 to Fri 24 May 2019
Experience Bond on the big screen accompanied by the power of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Image of Melbourne Book Market
Sun 12 May 2019 to Sun 25 Aug 2019
Browse a curated collection of more than 5000 new and pre-loved titles selected by 15 of Melbourne's most experienced book dealers.
Image of #MKW19 WTFish: A Sustainable Seafood Dinner
Fri 24 May 2019, 7pm – 10pm
'There are plenty more fish in the sea' – but can we really say that for much longer?
Image of #MKW19 Utopian Foods Dinner
Sat 25 May 2019, 7pm – 10pm
What foods will we be eating to bring about a Utopian future?
Image of Muriel's Wedding - The Musical
Tue 12 Mar 2019 to Sun 16 Jun 2019
Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable. Everybody is talking about Muriel!
Image of Top Arts 2019
Fri 22 Mar 2019 to Sun 14 Jul 2019
Top Arts 2019 presents diverse and accomplished works of art from students who have completed Art or Studio Arts as part of the VCE.
Image of Fitzroy Market Pop-Up
Thu 25 Apr 2019 to Sun 16 Jun 2019
The iconic Fitzroy Market is taking their beloved artisan, handcrafted, vintage, second hand and local style market to the CBD for seven weeks!
Image of Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor
Fri 05 Apr 2019 to Sun 04 Aug 2019
This exhibition presents approximately one hundred sculptural and pictorial compositions made by renowned American artist Alexander Calder.
Image of Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Sun 17 Dec 2017 to Sun 15 Dec 2019
Every Sunday, local artisans fill Arts Centre Melbourne's lawn to showcase their unique, handmade goods.
Image of The District Makers Market
Sun 02 Sep 2018 to Sun 30 Jun 2019
Come to the District Docklands for an eclectic market every Sunday throughout spring and summer.
Image of Dino Park at Melbourne Zoo
Sat 06 Apr 2019 to Sun 14 Jul 2019
Be amazed this autumn as the dinosaurs take over Melbourne Zoo's historic Carousel Park. Dare to get up close!
Image of Igloo Wonderland
Wed 01 May 2019 to Sat 31 Aug 2019
Experience the igloo wonderland at The Wharf Hotel this winter. Step inside an igloo perched on the banks of the Yarra and stay toasty with friends!
Image of Yawa: Journey
Fri 03 May 2019 to Thu 30 May 2019
Yawa is an exhibition presenting the journey of Aboriginal men and women in Victoria's criminal justice system, expressing their culture through art.


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