The ultimate guide to RISING
Everything you need to do at RISING this year.
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.
FRAME: A Biennial of Dance
A dance festival coming to Arts House, and other venues around Melbourne.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Melbourne lights up with laughs when the Comedy Festival takes over town.
An annual free festival held along the banks of the Yarra River.
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
Melbourne, it’s time to hit the city and taste the flavour.
Live at the Bowl
Enjoy a festival of music, dance, community-led and family-friendly events for everyone.
The best free festivals you need to visit in Melbourne this year
Discover Melbourne's best free festival line-ups, cultural celebrations and epic street parties.
Join Jon and Jero in a high-energy hour of family-friendly silly stuff.
South Asian Festival
Experience South Asian culture with street food, carnival rides, music, stalls, fireworks and more.
Hannah Camilleri: Lolly Bag
A grab bag and chef's choice kind of comedy show.
Where to enjoy a white winter in Melbourne
Embrace the chill with warming treats, pop-ups and events worthy of a Northern Hemisphere winter.
What's free and what's open on the Easter long weekend
The best things to do over the Easter holidays.
Melbourne Writers Festival
Come celebrate stories, books and ideas with some of the best writers and thinkers in the world.
Melbourne's festival calendar is jam-packed with film, comedy, arts, music, food and design.
Christmas in the city
See the city light up with dazzling displays, festive events and activities for the whole family.
Little Food Festival
Two days of free family-friendly activities helping kids learn about food and our food systems.
The ultimate guide to Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
Melbourne's favourite foodie festival is back in March 2023.
Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival
Discover a mindfulness forest, a lotus sanctuary, multicultural performances and more.