From rooftop cinemas to laneway bars, here's our guide to Melbourne’s most iconic FOMO-worthy experiences.

Arbory Afloat Beach House

Experience Melbourne’s largest outdoor floating bar and restaurant.

8 Jan - 30 Apr

Live at the Bowl

Spend summer days and autumn nights revelling in Australia's best acts.

7 Jan - 25 Apr

Moonlight Cinema

Kick back with a film under the stars at Melbourne’s most spectacular open-air cinema.

6 Jan - 30 Apr

Punting on the Lake

Glide between the bays and islands of Ornamental Lake on a guided boat cruise.

30 Jan - 2 May

Embla Rooftop Bar and Cinema

Watch a movie after sunset on a Melbourne rooftop.

2 Feb - 23 May

Imaginaria

An interactive dreamlike landscape where imagination meets futuristic play.

12 Dec - 14 Jun

Gung: Create, Make, Do, Love

A stunning new exhibition by Wergaia/Wemba Wemba artist Kelly Koumalatsos.

West Side Place Artcade

West Side Place Artcade is a public art collection celebrating the vibrancy of art and the city.

23 Mar - 26 Jun

Because the Night

An immersive theatre adventure of epic storytelling.

4 Jan - 31 Dec

Becoming You: An incomplete Guide

An exhibition of Australian coming-of-age stories.

25 Feb - 3 Oct

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.

10 Jan - 27 Jun

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover wares by local makers and artisans at this weekly market.

11 Jan - 31 Dec

Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum

Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.

Beekeeper Parade

Fashion and textile waste upcycled into stylish accessories.

Bijou Bottle Store & Bar

A bottle store and bar with a large selection of boutique wine and spirits.

Chancery Lane

Reimagining timeless charm this European style bistro is suited for any occasion.

Farmer's Daughters

A three-storey farm-to-table venue from Alejandro Saravia, celebrating the Gippsland region.

Greta Melbourne

A daytime European food and wine bar, serving coffee, made to order sandwiches and sweets.

INDU

A celebration of Southern Indian and Sri Lankan village culture, flavours and hospitality.

Lollo Melbourne

Experience a menu of remixed classics sitting alongside bold innovations.

Curious

Curious pairs bold concoctions with a menu of small bites and sharing plates.

Piccolina Gelateria

Enjoy pure and authentic Italian gelato from Piccolina's Hardware Lane shop.

Ponyfish Island

Floating bar on the Yarra River under the Southbank pedestrian bridge.

Yarra Kitchen & Bar

A pop-up outdoor dining space on the water's edge in Southbank.

GoBoat Melbourne

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

28 Feb - 27 Jun

Makers Market at The District

This dog-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.

THE LUME Melbourne

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

ArtVo

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

The Rooftop at QT

Stylish rooftop bar above the designer QT hotel offering spectacular views of the city.

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YIRRAMBOI Festival

Australia’s premier First Nations arts and cultural festival.

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Attraction in Docklands providing panoramic views of Melbourne.

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Mejico

Bringing Mexican flavours, fun and more than 260 different tequilas to the table.

IceBar

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

5 May - 9 May

Bighouse Dreaming

A multi-award winning work from Arrernte writer-performer Declan Furber Gillick.

9 May - 14 May

Ngarngk: Giver of Life

A play about the fight for the Tannin women's connection to country, culture and kin.

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