As Melbourne cools down, the city is warming up. Descend hidden stairs to basement jazz clubs, piano bars and late-night listening rooms. Follow the laneway street art to browse bookshops in iconic arcades, only in the city.
Shopping and markets
Winter Night Market
The Winter Night Market is back at Queen Victoria Market.
The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets
Melbourne's iconic markets are back in full force for winter
The best hidden shops and pop-ups in Melbourne
Find secret stores, fashion pop-ups and more.
The best flat shoe styles for winter
Stay chic with comfy loafers, flat boots, winter sling backs and more.
Melbourne’s best winter coats and jackets for women
Embrace the season with classic trench coats, wool coats, rain jackets, longline puffers and more.
A book lover’s guide to Melbourne
Get your next great read from Melbourne's most iconic bookshops.
Melbourne's most instagrammable shops
Our guide to the best looking shops in Melbourne, guaranteed to light up your Instagram feed.
Queen Victoria Market
This beloved Melbourne landmark is the largest open air market in the southern hemisphere.
Late-night music bars
The best late-night bars and music venues in Melbourne
Find intimate vinyl bars, iconic band rooms and live music bars open late.
Dedicated live jazz venue.
Murmur Piano Bar
Follow the sound of a distant piano to discover one of Melbourne’s best kept secrets.
Live jazz venue where patrons can dine while watching performances.
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.
The ultimate guide to Flash Forward
Explore Melbourne's iconic laneways and discover stunning new street art.
Melbourne River Cruises
Sit back and relax as your captain details the history of Melbourne on a river cruise.
Be your own captain by renting a picnic boat, with no boat licence required.
Iconic Melbourne experiences
Waterside views, hidden bars and amazing exhibitions.
Iconic Melbourne shopping spots
The best shopping centres, strips, laneways and arcades in Melbourne for shopping.
The ultimate guide to walking tours in Melbourne
Guided tours that weave through Melbourne's hidden gems, foodie spots and street art.
Free events and festivals
What's free in Melbourne this month
Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.
Free tours of iconic Melbourne places
See glorious city sights without spending a cent.
The best free and cheap family activities
Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.
Free things to do in Melbourne every day
Have a grand day out on a budget at Melbourne's best free experiences, attractions and exhibits.
Free things to do with kids in Melbourne
Get the kids out and explore these free events and adventures for an awesome day of fun.
Taste of Portugal
Showcasing food and entertainment from Portuguese-speaking countries.
Bastille Day French Festival
The joie de vivre returns to Melbourne this July, launching celebrations of the French National Day!