Due to the lockdown in Victoria, events may be cancelled and businesses may temporarily close. Please check before attending and follow advice from the Victorian Government.
Our beautiful city will be back soon with all the tastes, sounds and experiences we love and so many new ones to discover.
From incredible exhibitions to exhilarating live shows and gorgeous new restaurants, there's plenty of unmissable experiences waiting for you to enjoy when lockdown ends.
A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini
Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.
Melbourne Fashion Week
Melbourne Fashion Week returns for 2021.
Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto
This major exhibition focuses exclusively on French couturière Gabrielle Chanel.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Discover wares by local makers and artisans at this weekly market.
Dark Talk Time
Dark Talk Time connects two strangers via phone for conversations full of depth and wonder.
Shanghai Street on Elizabeth
Featuring a variety of Jiangnan-style dumplings and signature dishes.
Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.
Melbourne Fringe Festival
The Fringe returns in 2021 with boundary-pushing and formidably fabulous art.
THE LUME Melbourne
Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.
2021 NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]
An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.
The best Portuguese tarts and custard desserts in Melbourne
Try traditional tarts, Portuguese tarts, lemon curd creations and more from the best pastry chefs.
Seven Seeds Coffee Roasters
Artisanal coffee and brewing equipment, plus a seasonally changing menu.
10 tiny hole-in-the-wall cafes open during lockdown
We found Melbourne's tiniest cafes in laneways, under train tracks and on top of traffic islands.