Only in the City
As Melbourne cools down, the city is warming up. Rug up and embrace the chill at the big game and gather around the fire at family festivals. Follow the glow to all-day exhibitions and fantastic theatre shows. Then head to Chinatown for steaming bowls of hotpot.
Melbourne’s most unmissable moments are yours to explore, only in the city.
The extraordinary after-dark experience returns to Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
NGV Friday Nights
NGV Friday Nights returns with a kaleidoscope of colour this winter.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Moulin Rouge! The Musical returns to Melbourne this August!
Original Russell Street branch, specialising in Japan's famous pork bone noodle soup, tonkotsu.
A bar and nightclub that honours the childhood fables and fairytales we all know and love.
Stand Up Cafe
Good, simple coffee and tea from a tiny, two-seater cafe.
The best new restaurants in Melbourne
Find Melbourne's best new spots for drinking, dining and all-round good times.
Explore the talents of over 200 Victorian-based creative practioners in Melbourne Now 2023.
Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion
An exhibition of on and off screen trailblazers, nonconformists, rebels, agitators and instigators.
The Raclette Igloo Experience
Melt into a winter wonderland of French cheese and wine in your own private igloo.
THE LUME Melbourne
Enter the world of Monet and Friends – an epic adventure into French Impressionism.
Winter Night Market
The Winter Night Market is back at Queen Victoria Market.
Dedicated live jazz venue.
Where to eat near Marvel Stadium and the MCG
Heading to a game? Here’s where to stop off for pre or post-event feasting.
The ultimate Melbourne live gig guide
Concert halls and music venues hosting live music this week
Explore all-day art exhibitions, big matches, free festivals and blockbuster theatre.
Sample street food at markets, gather over the grill at Korean BBQ and dine at foodie pop-ups.
New and unmissable
Find the newest bars, restaurants, pop-ups and shows on right now.
Find markets, underground jazz bars, festivals, street art and iconic arcades, only in the city.