Discover Melbourne's biggest summer events, from live music to theatre and epic art exhibitions. See it live or get FOMO.

Melbourne's unmissable blockbuster events

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8 Nov - 12 Jun

A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini

Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.

12 Nov - 30 Jan

Imaginaria

An interactive dreamlike landscape where imagination meets futuristic play.

3 Nov - 27 Mar

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

11 Feb - 31 Jan

The Story of the Moving Image

An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.

30 Oct - 23 Jan

Disney: The Magic of Animation

Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.

16 Jan - 27 Feb

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

14 Nov - 24 Apr

Docklands Community Market

A food and craft market held twice a month.

Melbourne Book Market

Melbourne Book Market is a curated collection of more than 5,000 new and pre-loved titles.

26 Nov - 26 Feb

Applause: 1930s Berlin Burlesque and Cabaret

Cabaret and burlesque in the Apollo Theatre at Speakeasy HQ.

5 Nov - 30 Jun

Cluedo Experience

Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life.

12 Nov - 29 Apr

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

See the Broadway sensation at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.

9 Apr

Fantasia: In Concert Live to Film

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performs the score in concert, live to film.

26 Aug - 28 Aug

Boho Luxe Market and Glamping Festival

A weekend market celebrating glamping and boho style.

1 Nov - 30 Jun

THE LUME Melbourne

Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.

27 Sep - 30 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event returns in 2022.

13 Sep - 22 Oct

Ghost Stories

The international stage phenomenon and hit West End play comes to Melbourne in 2022.

10 Nov - 13 Nov

EQUITANA Melbourne

The biggest all-encompassing equestrian event in the southern hemisphere returns in 2022.

4 Dec - 25 Apr

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto

A major exhibition focusing on the French couturière.

5 Aug - 7 Aug

Drag Expo

The nation's best celebration of everything drag, kitsch and pop-culture is coming to Melbourne.

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