What's free and what's open on the January public holiday
When is the January public holiday in 2024?
Next year, the January public holiday and long weekend falls on Friday 26 January.
More events in Melbourne
Melbourne's best blockbuster events
The best major events on in Melbourne this year.
Melbourne's essential night-time events
From hidden laneway markets to winter wonderlands, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.
Melbourne's best outdoor events
Take the good times out into the fresh air with alfresco dining, summer events and epic pop-ups.
The best things to do under $20 in Melbourne
The best cocktail deals, cheap eats and low-cost activities in Melbourne.
Last updated on Wed 22 Mar 2023
Sign up to What's On weekly
Thanks for signing up!
Market Square Pop-up Park
Relax on the grass and enjoy a picnic at this pop-up park.
VR World Melbourne - Virtual Reality Arcade
Experience virtual reality in Melbourne. Solve mysteries, fight zombies, explore new worlds.
The best playgrounds in Melbourne
We've rounded up the best adventure parks and playgrounds.
A new digital experience at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium while the Oceanarium undergoes renovations.