Do summer right with open-air dining, free outdoor festivals, breezy walks and epic pop-ups.

6 Dec - 28 Aug

NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]

An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.

29 Apr - 31 May

Flash Forward

Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.

Arbory Afloat Turquoise Coast

Melbourne’s largest outdoor floating bar and restaurant reopens this October.

Melbourne's best beer gardens

Soak up the sunshine with riverside cocktails and ales among historic architecture.

The best waterfront restaurants in Melbourne

Take in sparkling views at these beautiful city spots.

Melbourne's best rooftop bars

Melbourne's best rooftop bars are back open - and some are now taking bookings.

Five free must-do Melbourne walks

It’s time to get out and about in the city. Have a wander with these free guides.

Melbourne’s secret gardens and green spaces

Take a break from indoors with a stroll through these city-side parks.

The best outdoor exercise parks in Melbourne

Find gorgeous parks and gardens for group fitness, basketball courts, tennis and more

The best picnic spots in Melbourne

Try these beautiful parks and gardens for your next Melbourne picnic.

Melbourne River Cruises

Sit back and relax as your captain details the history of Melbourne on a river cruise.

The best playgrounds in Melbourne

We've rounded up the best adventure parks and playgrounds.

Melbourne Zoo

Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.

Last updated on Fri 4 Feb 2022

Get to the city or get FOMO

We’ve got every FOMO-worthy Melbourne event and experience in one place.

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24 Jun - 7 Aug

Lightscape

Lightscape takes audiences on a journey of light and sound through Melbourne's Botanic Gardens.

Melbourne’s best pools

Pack your togs and cool off at these urban oases.

The best free and cheap events for families

Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.

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1 Dec - 31 Dec

Christmas in the city

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

10 Mar - 13 Mar

Moomba

An annual free festival held along the banks of the Yarra River.

The best things to do in Melbourne with kids under 5

Toddler-friendly activities for a day out in Melbourne that you'll enjoy too.

25 Jun - 10 Jul

School holidays

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.