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What's free in Melbourne over the long weekend

Free events, markets, pop-ups and live music on in Melbourne this long weekend.

8 Jan - 31 Mar

Live at the Bowl

Spend summer days and nights revelling in Australia's best live acts at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

20 Jan - 21 Mar

Me and UooUoo: The RCH150 Anniversary Art Trail

One hundred sculptures form walking trails across Melbourne.

What's free in Melbourne this month

Everything you can do, see and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.

8 Jan - 5 Apr

MPavilion Parkade

Revered architecture and design event MPavilion occupies the Parkade car park.

30 Nov - 19 Mar

You Are Cordially Invited: 150 years of Melbourne Town Hall

An exhibition exploring the history of an iconic Melbourne building.

15 Dec - 14 Mar

Overlapping Magisteria

The ACCA galleries are transformed with major new works by contemporary artists.

27 Nov - 31 Jan

Imaginaria

Imaginaria is an interactive dreamlike landscape where imagination meets futuristic play.

19 Dec - 27 Jan

School holidays

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.

19 Dec - 24 Jan

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows returns to the Botanic Gardens for the summer school holidays.

26 Dec - 31 Jan

Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker 3D

Giant screen cuteness comes to IMAX these school holidays.

7 Jan - 24 Jan

Melbourne Museum Summer Sessions

Celebrate the return of live music and comedy as well as cult and family cinema classics.

9 Dec - 28 Feb

Melbourne Music Week – Extended

A three-month program to support the local music industry as it recovers after months of lockdown.

18 Dec - 24 Jan

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

See Shakespeare under the stars at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

29 Jan - 10 Feb

MSO Sidney Myer Free Concerts

Free outdoor concerts performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Secret gardens and majestic parks

Take a walk through Melbourne’s lush parks and gardens.

Iconic laneways and arcades walk

Take a walk through Melbourne’s arcades and laneways.

Melbourne music walk

Discover Melbourne’s music highlights, from music venues to busking hot spots and historic sites.

Aboriginal Melbourne

Find out more about Aboriginal culture through Melbourne's galleries and museums.

29 Jan - 10 Feb

MSO Sidney Myer Free Concerts

Free outdoor concerts performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

21 Jan - 14 Mar

Malthouse Outdoor Stage

See Melbourne musicians and artists perform at the new purpose-built Malthouse Outdoor Stage.

4 Feb - 7 Feb

Melbourne Art Fair

Melbourne Art Fair presents iconic and new work from the region’s most respected galleries.

21 May - 23 May

GABS Festival

GABS is a weekend long craft beer and cider festival.