There’s so much happening in the city right now, it’s enough to give you FOMO. 

Cosy up in basement bars and dine in the best new restaurants. Shop winter warmers in little laneways and stop for hot chocolate. Escape the chill at all-day exhibitions and head to huge gigs and the biggest shows after dark. 

24 Jun - 7 Aug

Lightscape

Lightscape takes audiences on a journey of light and sound through Melbourne's Botanic Gardens.

1 Jul - 3 Jul

Firelight Festival

Firelight takes over Docklands with fire pits, light shows, pop-up foodie feasts and more.

20 May - 17 Jul

Cinderella

The Tony Award-winning musical puts a contemporary twist on the classic tale.

10 Jun - 7 Oct

NGV Friday Nights

NGV Friday Nights returns with local music, outdoor dining, food and bespoke bars.

The best wine bars in Melbourne

Find luxurious cheese plates, hidden cocktail bars and cosy date-night spots.

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

Find Melbourne's best new spots for dining, drinking and more.

The best hidden restaurants in Melbourne

Featuring laneway eateries, secret diners and undiscovered spots.

Melbourne's best new restaurants you might have missed

These brand new hidden gems are the best way to rediscover Melbourne.

22 Apr - 10 Jul

Luke Jerram: Gaia

See Luke Jerram’s detailed sculpture of the earth suspended in St Paul's Cathedral.

16 Jun - 13 Nov

Light: Works from Tate’s Collection

Illuminates centuries of artistic practice and artists who harness light in their works.

27 Apr - 31 Jul

Yoga at THE LUME Melbourne

Join Happy Melon Studios for an immersive and multi-sensory yoga experience at THE LUME.

10 Jun - 9 Oct

The Picasso Century

NGV's world-premiere Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition.

1 Jun - 31 Aug

Winter Night Market

The Winter Night Market returns to Queen Victoria Market.

The ultimate Melbourne live gig guide

Concert halls and music venues hosting live music this week

The best hotels for your winter staycation in Melbourne

The ultimate holiday destination is right on your doorstep.

Melbourne Museum

Explore history, culture, science, and nature at this popular Melbourne attraction.

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Epic events

From live music and blockbuster theatre to epic exhibitions, see it live or get FOMO.

Iconic eats

Cosy up in basement bars and dine in Melbourne's best new restaurants, or get FOMO.

New and unmissable

Melbourne’s best new and unmissable bars, restaurants and unique-to-our-city experiences.

Essential experiences

From film festivals to laneway pop-ups, find Melbourne's most FOMO-worthy experiences.