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

While the weather's still warm, take advantage of the Zoo Twilights outdoor concerts series. And don't forget NGV Friday Nights are back with an 80s and New York City downtown vibe. History buffs should head to the State Library. The new Victoria Gallery's inaugural exhibition Velvet, Iron, Ashes showcases our treasures and delivers stories that may inspire you to make discoveries of your own.

Image of Victorian Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow
Thu 20 Feb 2020 to Mon 24 Feb 2020
There is no better place to kick start your next adventure than Victoria's premier caravan and camping trade event.
Image of Chinatown Market Day
Sat 27 Oct 2018 to Sat 28 Nov 2020
On the second and fourth Saturday of every month, dive into Heffernan Lane in Chinatown for hawker-style stalls and a true night market vibe.
Image of National Sustainable Living Festival
Sat 01 Feb 2020 to Sat 29 Feb 2020
The Sustainable Living Festival aims to inspire and provide solutions to the sustainability and climate challenges we face.
Image of Ben Quilty: 150 years
Sat 08 Feb 2020 to Sat 29 Feb 2020
One of Australia’s most recognisable contemporary artists and activists, Ben Quilty’s latest body of work premieres at Tolarno Galleries.
Image of Moonlight Cinema
Thu 28 Nov 2019 to Sun 29 Mar 2020
Picturesque parklands, sparkling summer starlight and fantastic food – gather your loved ones and treat yourself to a night of cinematic splendour.
Image of Docklands Sunday Market
Sun 13 Jan 2019 to Tue 15 Dec 2020
Enjoy summer in the city at the Docklands Sunday market – find something special and enjoy great views of the city.
Image of Exhibition: Invisible Light Garden
Sat 01 Feb 2020 to Fri 06 Mar 2020
Come and discover this interactive light installation co-created with children.
Image of Twelfth Night
Thu 13 Feb 2020 to Sat 29 Feb 2020
Laugh yourself silly at the mistaken identities, practical jokes and wicked humour of Shakespeare's classic play, Twelfth Night.
Image of Cheese Making Masterclass
Sat 22 Feb 2020 to Sat 21 Nov 2020
Head to the Foxes Den to learn how to create your own cheeses.
Image of Summer of Dance
Mon 02 Dec 2019 to Sat 29 Feb 2020
Shimmy into the Immigration Museum this summer as it celebrates dance with participatory dance experiences, residencies and performances.
Image of Dans le Noir? Melbourne
Thu 30 Jan 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Dans le Noir? invites you to dine in complete darkness, accompanied and served by unexpected guides.
Image of Shrek the Musical
Sun 16 Feb 2020 to Sun 03 May 2020
The lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy Shrek the Musical plays Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre.
Image of Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness
Fri 20 Sep 2019 to Mon 13 Apr 2020
Explore a comprehensive survey of 25 years of the oeuvre of the New York artist known as Kaws, full of humour, hope and humanity.
Image of Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines
Sun 01 Dec 2019 to Mon 13 Apr 2020
In this world premiere exhibition, explore the work of two of the most significant and influential artists of the late 20th century.
Image of Zoo Twilights
Fri 24 Jan 2020 to Sat 07 Mar 2020
Zoo Twilights invites concert-goers to pick a spot under the stars on Melbourne Zoo's lawns for an unforgettable night of music.
Image of High Seas at The Westin Melbourne
Wed 22 Jan 2020 to Tue 31 Mar 2020
High Seas at The Westin features an abundance of creatively executed seafood dishes and bites that pair perfectly with Four Pillars gin.
Image of Melbourne Art Trams
Wed 02 Oct 2019 to Mon 31 Aug 2020
Eight new trams-formations will hit the tracks including a recreation of a 1986 tram for this year's Melbourne Art Trams.
Image of Torch the Place
Sat 08 Feb 2020 to Mon 23 Mar 2020
Benjamin Law makes his playwriting debut with Torch the Place, a poignant modern comedy about finding clarity in the clutter of life.
Image of Old Melbourne Ghost Tour
Fri 18 Jan 2019 to Sat 19 Dec 2020
Embark on a spine-chilling journey back in time and explore the rich paranormal realm of Old Melbourne.
Image of Summertime Social
Fri 03 Jan 2020 to Sun 05 Apr 2020
Summertime Social is transforming Federation Square’s Skyline Terrace into Melbourne’s biggest rooftop playground.
Image of R.E.S.P.E.C.T – Jazz, Soul and Blues with The Audrey Twins
Sat 01 Feb 2020 to Wed 22 Apr 2020
See stunning identical twins and vintage jazz icons, Mel and Amy, as they perform iconic jazz songs at Australia's only vaudeville theatre.
Image of NGV Friday Nights
Fri 06 Dec 2019 to Fri 10 Apr 2020
NGV Friday Nights returns this summer during the Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines exhibition.
Image of Free Guided Walk at Melbourne Gardens
Fri 07 Jun 2019 to Sun 31 May 2020
See the highlights of our green sanctuary in the middle of bustling Melbourne with a free guided walk.
Image of Japanese Modernism
Fri 28 Feb 2020 to Sun 04 Oct 2020
Visually inspiring art and design from this fascinating and little recognised era of Asian art.
Image of Come From Away
Wed 03 Jul 2019 to Sat 21 Mar 2020
Don't miss this new Broadway musical that tells the true 9/11 story of thousands of stranded passengers and the Newfoundland town that welcomed them.
Image of The Invention of Melbourne
Thu 01 Aug 2019 to Mon 02 Mar 2020
The Invention of Melbourne presents a rare opportunity to see some little-known treasures of gold rush-era Melbourne.
Image of Mini Mega Model Museum
Sat 07 Dec 2019 to Tue 30 Jun 2020
Discover more than 200 astounding models from the museum's own collection: zoomed-in, miniature, life-sized and everything in between.
Image of Arbory Afloat
Sat 21 Sep 2019 to Thu 30 Apr 2020
Arbory Afloat has re-berthed on the banks on the Yarra River for its fourth season with a Miami inspired food and design concept.
Image of Velvet, Iron, Ashes
Thu 24 Oct 2019 to Sun 12 Jul 2020
Discover surprising connections between extraordinary people, events and icons from Victoria's history.
Image of Harry Potter at Myer
Fri 18 Oct 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Visit the Harry Potter Shop at Myer for unique experiences!
Image of Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks
Fri 24 May 2019 to Sun 05 Apr 2020
Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks is a suite of exhibitions and experiences exploring the art of tattoo.
Image of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Wed 16 Jan 2019 to Sun 12 Jul 2020
Experience the magic of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two.
Image of Federation Bells
Wed 19 Feb 2020 to Fri 08 Jan 2021
The Federation Bells are a set of 39 brass bells located in Birrarung Marr in central Melbourne.
Image of MPavilion
Thu 14 Nov 2019 to Sun 22 Mar 2020
The sixth MPavilion has been designed by Australian architect Glenn Murcutt AO, the only Australian architect to receive the Pritzker Prize.


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