Due to current restrictions in Melbourne, events and businesses may be impacted. Please check before attending and follow advice from the Victorian Government.
Gone a bit too hard on the wallet lately? These awesome events, pop-ups and exhibitions will let you have a fabulous time without spending a dime.
The Winter Night Market
Melbourne's most iconic night market is back for a bumper 13-week season. Fuel up on BBQ, cheesy pasta, hot chocolate and mulled wine from pop-up food stalls. Shop with the best local makers at stalls selling everything from art to homewares. And don't miss the market's Christmas in July series, complete with eggnog, carollers and Christmas trees!
Flinders Quarter Augmented Art Walk
Back by popular demand is the augmented reality art walk sensation from 2019. See iconic laneways, hidden shops and stunning architecture as it gets taken over by living art displays. This year's walk features explore 12 amazing creations by awesome local artists. Download the EyeJack app and get exploring!
Forty acts. Forty artists. Forty laneways. That’s the promise of Flash Forward. The street-art project is set to transform our laneways with all-new art installations. Plus live music and more. Artists from Aarti Jadu to Yandell Walton will be joining in, at locations across the city from Corrs Lane to Bourke Place.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Discover wares by local makers and artisans at this weekly market.
We Change The World
See how artists and designers can provoke change through their work.
Docklands Community Craft and Farmers Market
A food and craft market held twice a month.
Street Tape Games
Come along and play beloved street and playground games with social distancing.
Discover Degraves St on Your City Saturday
A community celebration of Melbourne’s iconic laneway.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Five free must-do Melbourne walks
It’s time to get out and about in the city. Have a wander with these free guides.
Last updated on Wed 2 Jun 2021
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