The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets

Melbourne's iconic markets are back in full force for the festive season.

The best things to do with your family at Christmas

Rediscover the magic of Melbourne with free events, festive lights and an epic Christmas maze.

The best group catch-up activities in Melbourne

Planning a pre-Christmas catch up? Play mini golf, experience virtual reality and sing karaoke.

Christmas Carnival

Thrill rides, carnival games and festive food on the banks of the Yarra.


Christmas at Myer

Experience Christmas at Myer with a Santa visit, Disney 100 maze and the iconic Christmas windows.


NGV Architecture Commission: Temple of Boom

An outdoor installation in the NGV garden inspired by the The Parthenon.


Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection

Discover art that builds on and challenges tradition in Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection.


A Christmas Carol

The Charles Dickens classic starring David Wenham comes to Melbourne this holiday season.



The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.


The Phantom of the Opera

Experience the phenomenon when the spectacular new production comes to Melbourne.

Christmas events

From pretty projections to pop-up street parties, celebrate with a season of festive events.

Christmas gift finder

Find the perfect pressie for your special people with gift ideas for all budgets and interests.

Christmas guides

Discover the best shopping spots, Christmas catch-up ideas and tips for the festive season.


Elfie Selfie

Create an animated augmented reality Christmas card to share with all your friends.


Santa's Workshop

Say hello to the big man and pose for a photo as Santa and his elves make toys and presents.


Docklands Christmas Maze

Find your holiday cheer at the giant Christmas maze, with amazing prizes to be won.

Christmas Eve Circus Spectacular

The circus comes to town in this hilarious adventure that kids will love.


Queen Vic Market Ultimate Foodie Tour

A fascinating guided walking tour of the city's iconic market.


Hidden Bars of Melbourne Walking and Drinking Tour

Discover cocktail bars, repurposed venues, shipping container bars and speakeasies.

Hidden Secrets Tours

Indulge and discover the city's hidden charm with Melbourne's original laneway walking tours.

The ultimate guide to walking tours in Melbourne

Guided tours that weave through Melbourne's hidden gems, foodie spots and street art.

Red Bull Billy Cart Race

Watch the ultimate billy cart race in the middle of Melbourne.


Australia’s leading architecture and design event returns to Melbourne.

Falls Melbourne

The summer music festival is relocating to Melbourne, featuring Arctic Monkeys and more.

New Year's Eve in Melbourne

From fireworks to fancy dinners and family fun, Melbourne is the perfect place to celebrate NYE.

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What's on today

Discover the best things to do in Melbourne today, from free events to virtual experiences.

What's on this weekend

Discover things to do in Melbourne this weekend, from free events to exhibitions.

What's on this week in Melbourne

Discover things to do in Melbourne this week, from free events to exhibitions.

Major events

From the Australian Open to the Melbourne Cup, major events take centre stage throughout the year.