As a foodie town, Melbourne always has a culinary event on the boil. Choose from food festivals, wine tastings, celebrity chef visits and cooking classes.

30 Jan - 2 May

Embla Rooftop Bar and Cinema

Watch a movie after sunset on a historic Melbourne rooftop.

26 Feb - 13 Mar

Tanuki Sake Pop-up

A pop-up sake bar, with Italian-inspired snacks by Guy Grossi, is coming to Arlechin.

28 Feb - 27 Jun

Makers Market at The District

This dog-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.

11 Feb - 5 Apr

Melbourne Street Eatz

With weekly rotating trucks, live music and events this is a great day or night out.

12 Feb - 28 Feb

Lunar New Year at QV Melbourne

Welcome in The Year of the Ox with festive celebrations.

21 May - 23 May

GABS Festival

GABS is a weekend long craft beer and cider festival.

12 Mar - 31 Mar

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

More than 60 foodie events around Melbourne in this annual favourite.

Melbourne's best events making a comeback in 2021

Celebrate as Melbourne’s favourite experiences return in 2021

3 Feb - 3 Mar

Food Truck Stop

Find Melbourne's best food trucks at the Queen Vic Market on Wednesdays in summer.

2 Feb - 28 Feb

SSIXX Presents Everleigh-After

A unique culinary collaboration combining gastronomy and science.

10 Feb - 4 Apr

High Seas

The Westin Melbourne and Four Pillars Gin brings a taste of summer to the city with High Seas.

30 Apr - 2 May

VIDA - Melbourne Latin Festival

A weekend festival of art, culture, food and entertainment from celebrating Latin America.

19 Feb - 28 Feb

Lunar Feast Festival at Melbourne Central

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Asian cuisine and culture.

What's free and what's open over the Labour Day long weekend

Moomba's back, the sun is out and Melbourne's got a tidy three day weekend on the cards

26 Mar

Graduate House Welcome BBQ

Been in Melbourne but haven’t met other students yet? Join this Welcome BBQ!

12 Mar

Bank of Melbourne World's Longest Lunch

The World's Longest Lunch is the signature event of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival.

28 Feb

The Great Local Lunch: Home Cooked Edition

You're invited to Australia's biggest 'crowd-farmed' feast.

9 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event.

13 Mar

Bank of Melbourne World's Longest Brunch

A new Melbourne Food & Wine Festival event that celebrates Melbourne's cafe culture.

13 Mar

Salumi Masterclass

Join this salumi masterclass co-hosted by artisan salami creators, Puopolo.

31 Jan - 28 Mar

Champagne and Seafood Brunch Cruise

A fabulous champagne and seafood brunch cruise to seize the summer.

1 Jul - 30 Jun

The Community Grocer Carlton

Carlton fresh produce market, with fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices.

8 Apr - 18 Apr

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

Be part of the action as Basil, Sybil and Manuel serve a three-course meal and plenty of laughs.

6 Feb - 28 Dec

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

This walking tour will introduce you to Melbourne's favourite foods, architecture and stories.

26 Dec - 23 Dec

Hidden Bars and History Tour

Discover three of the city's best secret drinking dens, explore laneways, hear rebellious stories.

2 May

Vegan Market

Visit the vegan market version of the popular Boho Luxe Market for your Mother's Day needs.

27 Feb

Taste of Australian Cheese and Wine

Experience the Taste of Australia, featuring seven Australian award-winning cheeses and wine.

3 Mar

Facebook Live: Summer Whisk(e)y Tasting

Learn about light summer whiskies in this online tasting event.

21 Jan - 27 Mar

Sweet Summer Suite

A free outdoor music series featuring Melbourne’s freshest and finest DJs.

5 Mar - 19 Mar

Cheese Experience at Night

Start your weekend with a decadent five-course guided cheese experience.

17 Mar

St Patrick's Day at PJ O'Brien's

On St Patrick's Day, head to PJ O'Briens for all-day Irish entertainment.

15 May - 18 Dec

Queens of the Damned: Pirate Dinner Theatre Experience

All hands on deck for the ultimate dinner and show experience in the Docklands.

6 Mar

Durian Picnic at Flagstaff

The Durian Picnic comes to town with free durian tastings.

1 Oct - 30 Jun

Private Melbourne Walking Tour

Walking tours designed for your family, office, school group, or club.

4 Dec - 27 Feb

Queens of the Damned: Prison Dinner Theatre Experience

Hand yourself in to Melbourne's most wanted dinner theatre experience at the Old Melbourne Gaol.

Melbourne's unmissable blockbuster events

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

1 Oct - 30 Jun

Melbourne Hidden Bars Tour

Discover cocktail bars, repurposed venues, shipping container bars and speakeasies.

24 Jan - 28 Feb

Sundays at the Mission to Seafarers

Take a self-guided tour and enjoy the courtyard and beer garden.

20 Mar

Bubbles and Soft Creamy Cheese Masterclass

Love decadent, creamy cheese? Learn how to pair them with champagne and sparkling wine.

13 Feb - 4 Dec

Masala Trails Melbourne

Explore Indian food, learn about spices and regions and delight your palette on this walking tour.

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27 Feb - 28 Mar

Melbourne Book Market at Queen Victoria Market

A weekend collection of more than 5,000 new and pre-loved titles.

10 Jan - 27 Jun

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover wares by local makers and artisans at this weekly market.

17 Mar

Poitin with Patrick

Ditch the green hats and celebrate the stuff that keeps the spirit of rebellion burning.⠀ ⠀

Tea and coffee

Find out where to buy freshly roasted coffee beans, quality tea and home brewing equipment.