You've been away long enough. Melbourne's back in action with so much to do, see, eat and discover. Reignite your passion for the city with these ultimate live lists of the best free activities, pop-up bars, brand new restaurants and stunning staycations.

Plan your ultimate city adventure:

THE LUME Melbourne

THE LUME Melbourne

Experience art, dining, wellness and more like never before across 3,000sqm of immersive space.

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

The best major events on in Melbourne this year.

Melbourne's best rooftop bars

Melbourne's best rooftop bars

Schedule in a rooftop sesh at Morris House, Good Heavens, Fable, Ocean 12 and more.

The best new hotels in Melbourne

The best new hotels in Melbourne

You don't need to be from out-of-town to enjoy these luxury city escapes.

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

Find bottomless brunch, Japanese breakfast sets, Sunday brunch spots and more.

What's free in Melbourne this month

What's free in Melbourne this month

Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

Find Melbourne's best new spots for drinking, dining and all-round good times.

The best restaurants for group dining in Melbourne

The best restaurants for group dining in Melbourne

Catch up with friends at these group-friendly local venues.

The best new bars in Melbourne

The best new bars in Melbourne

Find the best new spots for cocktails, natural wines and rooftop views.

The best group catch-up activities in Melbourne

The best group catch-up activities in Melbourne

Planning a catch up? Play mini golf, experience virtual reality and sing karaoke.

The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

The best new spots for brunch, iced coffee, Japanese treats and more.

Last updated on Mon 5 Sep 2022

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Now or Never

Now or Never

The city's newest festival returns with digital art experiences, ground-breaking music and more.

Silent Symphony

Silent Symphony

A sonic and visual interpretation of celestial patterns.

Slow Walker

Slow Walker

Walk alongside some of the most resilient creatures in the universe. Contemplate. Linger.

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Food events

Food events

Find the best food events in Melbourne, from food festivals to wine tastings and cooking classes.

The Little Food Market

The Little Food Market

A culinary adventure like no other celebrating Australia's finest tastemakers.

The Community Grocer Carlton
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The Community Grocer Carlton

A weekly pop-up market with fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices.

Winter Night Market
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Winter Night Market

The Winter Night Market is set to return to the iconic Queen Victoria Market sheds.