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.

25 Nov - 16 Dec

Festive Food Truck Stop

Bring the family along to Queen Vic Market and feast at the Festive Food Truck Stop.

24 Dec - 25 Dec

Christmas at The Windsor by Sunda

Sunda is bringing its acclaimed native Australian and Asian flavours to The Windsor this Christmas.

11 Dec - 19 Dec

Bonza Christmas Cruise

Get out of the office and onto the water with an all-inclusive Christmas cruise.

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch - The Wharf

Enjoy your Christmas Day lunch by the Yarra at The Wharf.

9 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event.

12 Nov - 30 Mar

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

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

25 Dec

Christmas Lunch by the Yarra - Meat Market

Enjoy a three-course Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, by the Yarra.

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch – Hophaus

Enjoy a delicious festive Christmas luncheon by the Yarra River at Hophaus Southbank.

31 Jan - 28 Mar

Champagne and Seafood Brunch Cruise

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

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch – BearBrass

Ho Ho Ho. Get festive with BearBrass for a Christmas day lunch by the river at Southbank.

1 Jul - 30 Jun

The Community Grocer Carlton

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

28 Feb

The Great Local Lunch: Home Cooked Edition

Calling all growers and gleaners - you’re invited to Australia’s biggest ‘crowd-farmed’ feast!

4 Dec - 19 Dec

Queens of the Damned: Prison Dinner Theatre Experience

Face justice as you check in to the ultimate dinner theatre experience at the Old Melbourne Gaol.

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch - State of Grace

Enjoy a very merry Christmas Day lunch, with a glass of bubbles on arrival.

31 Dec

New Year's Eve – Ludlow Bar & Dining

Spend New Year's Eve on the banks of the Yarra, Southbank Promenade at this iconic venue.

21 May - 23 May

GABS Festival

GABS is a weekend long craft beer and cider festival.

2 May

Vegan Market

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

31 Dec

New Year's Eve at The Windsor by Sunda

Spend a sophisticated New Year's Eve at The Windsor, with a tasting menu by Sunda.

31 Dec - 1 Jan

New Year Street Feasts

Celebrate the end of the year with New Year Street Feasts, a two-day dining experience.

1 Dec - 24 Dec

QV Melbourne’s Christmas Hub and Pop-up Bar

QV Melbourne Christmas Hub offers free entertainment and drinks at bar prices.

20 Nov - 23 Dec

Dine at the Regent Theatre

For a short time you can enjoy lunch or dinner at the magnificent suites of the Regent Theatre.

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch at HQ's on William

Enjoy a festive Christmas Day lunch at HQ's on William.

15 Oct - 31 Dec

Yum Cha with Jean Silk

Watch a yum cha cooking demonstration with Jean Silk of Jean’s Asian Cooking.

31 Dec

New Year's Eve – BearBrass

Secure a sweet spot for NYE at BearBrass, on the banks of the Yarra overlooking the city skyline.

5 Dec

A Very Victorian Christmas

Celebrate the season with the best of Victoria’s premium produce.

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch at Taxi Kitchen

Enjoy a special Christmas Day lunch at Taxi Kitchen.

1 Oct - 24 Dec

Hidden Bars and History Tour

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

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch - The Duke

Escape the Christmas fuss this year and spend a relaxing afternoon with your loved ones at The Duke.

1 Oct - 30 Jun

Private Melbourne Walking Tour

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

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch - The Crafty Squire

Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings at the Crafty Squire.

1 Oct - 30 Jun

Melbourne Hidden Bars Tour

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

31 Dec

New Year's Eve – Hophaus

With one of the best vantage points in Southbank, Hophaus overlooks the river and the city.

13 Dec - 20 Dec

The District Makers Market - Christmas Edition

Christmas Market with creative and colourful stalls selling art, craft, gifts and jewellery.

25 Dec

Journey to Thailand Christmas Day Lunch

Take a journey to Thailand with BangPop South Wharf this Christmas Day.

10 Dec

French Christmas Spritz Tasting

'Tis the season to try a delicious spritz! Enjoy a tasting in-store or online.

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch - Imperial Hotel

Gather the family together for a Christmas Day feast at the Imperial.

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Your guide to Melbourne's Christmas markets

These holiday markets are bursting with gifts that are clever, creative and unique.

12 Dec - 28 Feb

Arts Centre Melbourne Weekend Markets

Discover wares by local artisans at these weekend markets.

13 Dec

The Rare Plant Market

A rare plant market for enthusiasts, collectors and nurseries.

5 Dec

Christmas Market at WTC Wharf

Visit the banks of the Yarra and shop till you drop at this pop-up Christmas market.