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Find Melbourne’s biggest winter events. Escape the chill at all-day exhibitions and head to huge gigs and blockbuster theatre after dark. Here’s every upcoming event up that you can’t miss.
Shop the City: Winter Weekend
Shop exclusive offers and discounts at the city’s iconic malls, centres and laneways.
A surge of art, music, performance and ceremony in the heart of Melbourne.
Lightscape takes audiences on a journey of light and sound through Melbourne's Botanic Gardens.
The Tony Award-winning musical puts a contemporary twist on the classic tale.
The Picasso Century
NGV's world-premiere Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition.
Melbourne's best after dark activities
Discover Melbourne’s top nocturnal activities, from moonlight kayaking to game nights.
Melbourne's essential night-time events
From hidden laneway markets to winter wonderlands, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.
The ultimate theatre guide to Melbourne
What's on in Melbourne's theatres, clubs, cabaret bars and comedy spots.
Melbourne's best blockbuster events
The best major events on in Melbourne this year.
THE LUME Melbourne
Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Vanity, nihilism and sensuality collide. Oscar Wilde’s classic, reimagined for the 21st century.
Let your imagination flourish in this moonlit forest of stimulation.
RISING's intimate glasshouse bistro championing the interconnected ecosystems that sustain us.
9 to 5 The Musical
Set the alarm for a great night out at Dolly Parton's joyous smash hit musical 9 to 5!
Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Showcasing the best of international and local jazz culture.
The Australian Ballet: Harlequinade
A long-lost comedy from the creator of Swan Lake.
NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]
An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.
What's free in Melbourne this month
Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.
The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets
The best weekend markets, foodie markets, book markets and more.
The best free and cheap events for families
Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.
The best new hotels in Melbourne
You don't need to be from out-of-town to enjoy these luxury city escapes.
A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini
Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.
Melbourne Book Market
Melbourne Book Market is a curated collection of more than 5,000 new and pre-loved titles.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Moulin Rouge! The Musical returns to Melbourne in 2023.
Melbourne International Coffee Expo
Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event returns in 2022.
The biggest all-encompassing equestrian event in the southern hemisphere returns in 2022.
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