Summer is over for now , but Melbourne's events keep getting hotter. Check out what's on for the rest of the year below.

Melbourne's unmissable blockbuster events

Grab the diary – you’ll want to lock in every one of these major events.

Melbourne's best events making a comeback this year

Celebrate as Melbourne’s favourite experiences return over summer.

Melbourne's essential night-time events

From hidden laneway markets to retro roller rinks, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.

18 Nov - 29 Nov

Melbourne Queer Film Festival

Showcasing the best in queer film from Australia and the world.

4 Dec

Paul Grabowsky & Emma Donovan: The Old Rugged Cross

This exciting premiere brings together two powerful forces in Australian music.

27 Nov

Ability Fest

Australia's most inclusive music festival returns.

4 Dec - 25 Apr

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto

A major exhibition focusing on the French couturière.

12 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas

Celebrate Christmas in Melbourne with events, pop-ups and shopping offers from 12 November.

15 Nov - 21 Nov

Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week returns for 2021.

3 Nov - 27 Mar

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

25 Jun - 31 Jan

Treasures of the Natural World

Melbourne Museum's newest exhibition from London's Natural History Museum.

1 Nov - 31 Jan

Frozen the Musical

See the much-loved film come to life at Her Majesty's Theatre

5 Nov - 1 May

THE LUME Melbourne

Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.

26 Nov

Melbourne International Jazz Festival: Opening Night Gala

A spectacular international collaboration opens this year's festival.

31 Dec - 1 Jan

New Year's Eve

Say farewell to 2021 and welcome in 2022 as part of New Year's Eve in the city.

Last updated on Mon 19 Apr 2021

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9 Jul - 5 Nov

Ghosts? What Ghosts!

Brace yourself for bone-strumming tales of unexplained sights after dark.

23 Sep - 1 Aug

Seeing the Invisible

An ambitious exhibition of artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology.

20 Nov - 28 Oct

NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]

An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.

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Signal Screen: Skate Melbourne

Pass by Signal after dark to see projected skate videos made by young people.