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.

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

The best major events on in Melbourne this year.

Gin-dulgent High Tea with Chef Sigrid

Gin-dulgent High Tea with Chef Sigrid

Take your seat for a guided gin high tea like no other.

El Grito de Dolores: Tequila Versus Mezcal Tasting

El Grito de Dolores: Tequila Versus Mezcal Tasting

Enjoy a guided tasting of artisan agave-based spirits paired with gourmet Mexican canapés.

The best things to do under $20 in Melbourne

The best things to do under $20 in Melbourne

The best cocktail deals, cheap eats and low-cost activities in Melbourne.

A Jane Austen Christmas with Lise Rodgers

A Jane Austen Christmas with Lise Rodgers

Enjoy a costumed lecture with insights into regency festive traditions.

Cheese and Wine Matching
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Cheese and Wine Matching

Explore seven artisan cheese and learn how to match them to back-vintage wines.

Melbourne's Brunch Afloat
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Melbourne's Brunch Afloat

Enjoy a two-hour bottomless brunch cruise along the Yarra River.

Lunch with Matt Large: An Exploration of Nebbiolo

Lunch with Matt Large: An Exploration of Nebbiolo

Enjoy a four-course Northern Italian-inspired Nebbiolo lunch.

Mystery Basement Bar Hop
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Mystery Basement Bar Hop

Solve clues to unveil three hidden venues and enjoy pre-paid drinks and snacks.

Bastille Day Dinner with Head Chef Sigrid

Bastille Day Dinner with Head Chef Sigrid

Join Chef Sigrid for a four-course celebration of everything French for Bastille Day.

The Community Grocer Carlton
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The Community Grocer Carlton

A weekly pop-up market with fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices.

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Get ready for some mid-year celebration at Stamford Plaza Melbourne with Christmas in July.

Raclette with Supercheese

Raclette with Supercheese

Warm up your winter with the ultimate comfort food experience, a raclette party.

Sommelier's Table Wine Degustation & Dinner
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Sommelier's Table Wine Degustation & Dinner

Enjoy a unique wine-degustation matched to a four-course dinner with a sommelier

Winter Night Market
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Winter Night Market

The Winter Night Market is set to return to the iconic Queen Victoria Market sheds.

Vegan-Friendly: Cheese, Chocolate and Wine Matching
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Vegan-Friendly: Cheese, Chocolate and Wine Matching

Learn how to match wine with cheese and chocolate in this interactive vegan-friendly experience.

Palate Trainer

Palate Trainer

Learn to evaluate wine like an expert and improve your palate in this informative and fun session.

Cake Bake & Sweets Show

Cake Bake & Sweets Show

A three-day extravaganza featuring Australia’s finest dessert vendors with live demonstrations.

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

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

Kick off the long weekend with Moomba, awesome free events, street art walks and more.

Antarctica: To the Ross Sea and Back Film

Antarctica: To the Ross Sea and Back Film

Join intrepid traveller Antony Anderson and view his Antarctic trip featurette with a Q&A session.

Booze and Blues

Booze and Blues

Enjoy live blues singers while having a bourbon.

Secrets of Gluten-free Sourdough Breadmaking Class
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Secrets of Gluten-free Sourdough Breadmaking Class

Enjoy a gluten-free breadmaking class with wine, salami and cheese.

Art, History, Food and Wine Tour
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Art, History, Food and Wine Tour

The perfect introduction to Melbourne – street art, curious tales, wine tasting and tapas.

Chocolate and Wine Matching
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Chocolate and Wine Matching

Learn how to match chocolate to wine or spirits in these interactive experiences.

Chef's Table Degustation Dinner
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Chef's Table Degustation Dinner

Enjoy an eight-course themed dinner with optional matched wines.

Moss Wood Masterclass

Moss Wood Masterclass

Taste the latest release and back vintage wines from Moss Wood in this exclusive masterclass.

Christmas in July Mystery Bar Hop

Christmas in July Mystery Bar Hop

Celebrate Christmas in July with a festive bar hop featuring seasonal drinks, challenges, and more.

Nevra's Big Turkish Brunch
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Nevra's Big Turkish Brunch

Sous chef Nevra Aydin shares traditional family recipes from Istanbul.

Swiss National Day Dinner with Chef Sigrid

Swiss National Day Dinner with Chef Sigrid

Join Swiss head chef Sigrid for a celebration of Swiss Cheese Fondue to celebrate National Day.

Australian Sake Festival

Australian Sake Festival

Enjoy this celebration of sake, food and the culture of Japan.

Home Cooking Show

Home Cooking Show

Indulge in a 3-day flavour fiesta at the Home Cooking Show.

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour
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Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

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

Cellar Dinner: Marsanne or Viognier

Cellar Dinner: Marsanne or Viognier

Join an epic evening of old Marsanne, Viognier and blended wines matched to a three-course dinner.

Everything you can do right now to rediscover Melbourne

Everything you can do right now to rediscover Melbourne

Reignite your passion for the city with these action-packed guides.

Bakery Hill Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting
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Bakery Hill Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting

Learn how Bakery Hill produces its malts on a tour and tasting led by a distiller.

Antarctica: From Ushuaia and the Polar Challenge Films

Antarctica: From Ushuaia and the Polar Challenge Films

Join traveller Antony Anderson and view his Antarctic trip featurette with a Q&A session.

The Taylor Swift guide to Melbourne

The Taylor Swift guide to Melbourne

Events, pre-show parties and dining deals in Melbourne for the Taylor Swift Eras Tour

Private Dining at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Private Dining at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Indulge in Melbourne's only marine life dining experience.

Asia Oasis Street Food Festival by the Yarra

Asia Oasis Street Food Festival by the Yarra

Discover the ultimate hotspot for authentic Asian street food that you can't find in restaurants.

Melbourne Hidden Bars Walking Tour
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Melbourne Hidden Bars Walking Tour

Discover Melbourne's hidden bars – down alleys, in basements and behind closed doors.

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The Little Food Market

The Little Food Market

A culinary adventure like no other celebrating Australia's finest tastemakers.

Piemonte Wine Masterclass

Piemonte Wine Masterclass

Explore the different styles of wine from this beguiling wine region, Piemonte.

The Great Discovery Masterclass

The Great Discovery Masterclass

Taste some of the finest imports from Germany and Austria with host, Patrick Walsh.

Mould Cheese Festival

Mould Cheese Festival

Australia's biggest cheese festival returns to the Royal Exhibition Building.