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New Year's Eve
From fancy dinners to family fun, Melbourne is the perfect place to celebrate New Year's Eve.
The biggest all-encompassing equestrian event in the southern hemisphere returns in 2022.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.
Melbourne Women in Film Festival
Screenings, conversations and workshops that explore how filmmakers inject humour into their work.
Everything to do outdoors in Melbourne this summer
Take the good times out into the fresh air with alfresco dining, summer events and epic pop-ups.
Xplore Melbourne is an augmented reality treasure hunt which brings Melbourne city to life.
An exhibition that celebrates the NGV’s extraordinary collection of work by Yolngu women artists.
The best online upskilling workshops
Learn a new language, paint a watercolour masterpiece and learn an instrument, all from home.
Enjoy the hottest in live music with free gigs at Fed Square all through summer.
The Big Bounce
The world's largest jumping castle returns to Melbourne this January.
Christmas in the city
See the city light up with dazzling displays, festive events and activities for the whole family.
Summer Nights Drone Show: Docklands
A spectacular drone show lights up Docklands this summer.
Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.
What's on in July
Discover things to do in July, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.
Melbourne's Lunar New Year Festival events
Featuring lion dances, dragon boat racing, delicious street food and weekend pop-ups.
Makers Market at The District
This outdoor undercover family-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.
A timely exhibition that recognises Indigenous cultural knowledge of weather systems.
Melbourne's essential night-time events
From hidden laneway markets to retro roller rinks, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.
The best pop-up and outdoor cinemas in Melbourne
Find the best summer cinema, pop-up theatres and free movies.