New and unmissable
Find the newest bars, restaurants, pop-ups and shows on right now. Mash up Melbourne’s most unmissable moments to choose your own adventure, only in the city.
NGV Architecture Commission: Temple of Boom
An outdoor installation in the NGV garden inspired by the The Parthenon.
TIME • RONE
An immersive, multi-sensory installation adorned with Rone’s haunting signature murals.
Royal Exhibition Building Dome Promenade
The Royal Exhibition Building opens its doors to a unique view unseen for 100 years.
NGV Friday Nights: Alexander McQueen
Friday nights inspired by '90s London and the exhibition, Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse.
Australia’s leading architecture and design event returns to Melbourne.
THE LUME Melbourne
Enter the world of Monet and Friends – an epic adventure into French Impressionism.
Malthouse Outdoor Stage
Experience the best of live outdoor entertainment at Malthouse Outdoor Stage.
New bars and restaurants
Victoria by Farmer's Daughters
A unique culinary experience which celebrates the produce, people and places of Victoria.
The best new bars in Melbourne
Find the best new spots for nitro cocktails, natural wines and cheeseboards.
The best new restaurants in Melbourne
Find Melbourne's best new spots for drinking, dining and all-round good times.
Akaiito's underground casual cocktail bar serving Asian-inspired tapas and sharing plates.
Filipino dishes reimagined and cooked over a wood-fired grill.
Melbourne's best new restaurants you might have missed
These brand new hidden gems are the best way to rediscover Melbourne this summer.
Nordic-inspired dining in a 130-year-old heritage building.
Smart drinks, top tunes and good times in a beautiful old cottage.
New art and theatre
Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse
The first major Australian exhibition to explore the work of fashion designer Alexander McQueen.
The award-winning musical of the greatest love story ever remixed opens in Melbourne in February.
The world’s favourite nanny comes to life in a spectacular and unforgettable production.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.
The best dining pop-ups in Melbourne
Find secret bars, summer markets and exclusive dining experiences for your next catch up.
The best hidden shops and pop-ups in Melbourne
Find secret stores, fashion pop-ups and more.
TIME • RONE | The Newsagency
A temporary art installation by the Melbourne artist.
Arbory Afloat Balearic Beach Club
Melbourne’s original floating bar is back, inspired by the exotic Balearic Islands.
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Melbourne’s most unmissable moments are yours to explore, only in the city.
Sample street food at markets, toast the sunset from the rooftops and dine at foodie pop-ups.
Find markets, festivals, laneway street art and iconic arcades, only in the city.
From all-day art exhibitions to live gigs and blockbuster theatre. Find it all, only in the city.