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1 Dec - 25 Dec

Christmas

Melbourne lights up at Christmas with dazzling displays, festive events and activities.

Everything you need to do before the end of 2020

Markets, events, exhibitions and free fun to enjoy in Melbourne before the year is over.

Your guide to Melbourne's Christmas markets

These holiday markets are bursting with gifts that are clever, creative and unique.

16 Nov - 24 Dec

Myer Christmas Windows

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to the Bourke Street Mall to see the iconic Myer windows.

27 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas Square

Federation Square transforms into Christmas Square.

28 Nov - 24 Dec

Santa's Workshop

See Santa as he tinkers away in his Melbourne workshop, making toys and presents for the big day.

19 Dec - 24 Jan

The Wind in the Willows

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

27 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas Projections

Melbourne’s famous Christmas projections return over three locations.

5 Dec

North Pole University

Learn from Melbourne’s most talented craftspeople, chefs and artists at North Pole University.

14 Nov - 14 Dec

Sky Castle

Explore a multi-sensory fever dream – a motion-activated sculpture that plays music as you explore.

12 Nov - 5 Apr

MPavilion

MPavilion is Australia’s leading architecture and design event.

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.

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.

17 Jan - 18 Jul

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

3 Dec - 28 Dec

Disney+ Drive-In Melbourne

A month of screenings under the stars at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

18 Dec - 24 Jan

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

See Shakespeare under the stars at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

31 Dec - 1 Jan

New Year Street Feasts

Celebrate the end of the year with New Year Street Feasts, a two-day dining experience.

29 Jan - 10 Feb

MSO Sidney Myer Free Concerts

Free outdoor concerts performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

17 Jan

Midsumma Carnival

An iconic outdoor celebration and one of the highlights of Melbourne's LGBTIQA+ annual calendar.

4 Feb - 7 Feb

Melbourne Art Fair

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