Discover Melbourne’s best big events, from live music to theatre, and art to experiences. Here’s every iconic Melbourne event you can’t miss.

Melbourne's unmissable winter events

Grab the diary – you’ll want to lock in every one of these major events.

18 Jun - 16 Jan

A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini

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

25 Jun - 3 Oct

French Impressionism from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

An exhibition of over 100 masterworks of French Impressionism.

2 Feb - 24 Oct

Imaginaria

An interactive dreamlike landscape where imagination meets futuristic play.

3 Oct - 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.

13 May - 17 Oct

Disney: The Magic of Animation

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

25 Jun - 31 Jan

Treasures of the Natural World

Melbourne Museum's newest exhibition from London's Natural History Museum.

18 Jul - 31 Dec

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

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

Melbourne Book Market

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

24 Sep - 25 Sep

Applause – 1930s Berlin Burlesque and Cabaret

Cabaret and burlesque in the quirky and lavish Vault Theatre.

24 Sep - 31 Jan

Cluedo Experience

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

30 Oct - 31 Oct

Indian Mela

Warm up with Indian curries and Bollywood dancing at the market.

2 Nov - 27 Feb

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

See the Broadway sensation at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.

15 Oct - 17 Oct

Boho Luxe Market and Glamping Festival

A weekend market celebrating glamping and boho style.

1 Sep - 24 Nov

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.

5 Dec

Reminisce Carnivále

An all-day music festival that counts down the top 50 dance music records of all time.

13 Sep - 22 Oct

Ghost Stories

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

9 Oct

Melbourne Harmony Festival

Presenting the shared music, art, and culture of the people of the Eastern Mediterranean.

15 Nov - 21 Nov

Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week returns for 2021.

18 Oct - 6 Nov

Silent Dialogue / 沉默的对话

Silent Dialogue / 沉默的对话 is a group art exhibition and program of events about migration.

26 Oct - 7 Nov

Hannah Gadsby: Body Of Work

A brand new stand up show from the mesmerising Hannah Gadsby.

10 Dec - 12 Dec

Arriba - Melbourne Mexican Festival

Enjoy all things Mexican themed at this outdoor festival.

10 Nov - 13 Nov

EQUITANA Melbourne

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

27 Nov - 28 Nov

Oz Comic-Con Melbourne

A fun event for fans of all ages, interests and pop-obsessions.

21 Jan - 23 Jan

Drag Expo

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

Discover more

Get to the city or get FOMO

Every FOMO-inducing Melbourne event and experience in one place.

Iconic experiences

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

New and unmissable

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

Insta-worthy eats

Don't miss the best of Melbourne’s new bars and restaurants, or you’re sure to get FOMO!