From film festivals and international art exhibitions to laneway pop-ups and iconic shops, this is your guide to the most essential Melbourne experiences.

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 Melbourne staycation

The ultimate holiday destination is right on your doorstep.

Melbourne Museum

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

Museums and art galleries

Explore Melbourne's public museums and galleries along with artist-run and commercial galleries.

How to spend 24 hours in Melbourne

From secret street art to seasonal events, you’ll find something for everyone.

Guide to Melbourne’s best street art

We've found the best art hiding in laneways, on buildings and exploding out of the walls.

Melbourne’s best winter coats and jackets for women

Embrace the season with beautiful wool coats, lightweight rain jackets, longline puffers and more.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets

The best weekend markets, foodie markets, book markets and more.

Where to buy the best jeans in Melbourne

Shop vintage denim, mom jeans, wide leg pants and more.

Melbourne’s most Instagrammable experiences

You wont need filters at the city's most photogenic spots.

The best free and cheap events for families

Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.

30 Jan - 27 Nov

Makers Market at The District

This outdoor undercover family-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.

The ultimate guide to walking tours in Melbourne

Guided tours that weave through Melbourne's hidden gems, foodie spots and street art.

Melbourne’s most romantic date-night restaurants

Find the best restaurants to book for Valentine's Day

Where to find the best ice cream in Melbourne

Where to find Melbourne's best gelato, fro-yo, ice cream and more.

The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

The best new spots for brunch, iced coffee, Japanese treats and more.

The best Melbourne cafes for iced coffee

Try Vietnamese iced coffee, yuzu spritzes and classic cold brew.

GoBoat Melbourne

Be your own captain by renting a picnic boat, with no boat licence required.

29 Apr - 31 May

Flash Forward

Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.

Queen Victoria Market

This beloved Melbourne landmark is the largest open air market in the southern hemisphere.

Arbory Afloat Turquoise Coast

Melbourne’s largest outdoor floating bar and restaurant reopens this October.

11 Feb - 1 Jan

The Story of the Moving Image

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

24 Apr - 18 Dec

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

ArtVo

An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.

IceBar

Rug up and grab a drink at this whimsical cocktail bar sculpted from over 30 tonnes of ice.

28 Apr - 28 May

Heritage House Tour: Robin Boyd's Walsh Street

Tour the house Robin Boyd designed for his own family in 1957.

7 Jan - 17 Dec

Queen Vic Market Ultimate Foodie Tour

A fascinating guided walking tour of the city's iconic market.

Queens of the Damned: Pirate Dinner Theatre Experience

All hands on deck for the ultimate dinner and show experience.

Glow Golf

Good old-fashioned mini golf transformed into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience.

30 Apr - 26 Jun

Spectrum: An Exploration of Colour

An exhibition exploring colour in works drawn from the NGV.

Australian Music Vault

A celebration of Australian contemporary music – past, present and future.

30 May - 28 Nov

Library Cinema

See contemporary, classic and documentary films on the big screen at Library at The Dock.

20 Aug - 17 Sep

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical returns to Melbourne in 2023.

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