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Christmas in the city

Celebrate Christmas in the city with a wonderland of events, pop-ups and shopping offers.

Melbourne's unmissable blockbuster events

Grab the diary – you’ll want to lock in every one of these major events.

Get 25% off your stay at these luxury hotels

Stay and play in the city this Christmas with 25% off your two-night stay at these luxury hotels.

What's free in Melbourne this month

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

18 Nov - 26 Dec

Inside Out: A Celebration of Melbourne's Buskers

Live music, magic and circus is coming to a corner near you featuring Melbourne's beloved buskers.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best Christmas lights and decorations

Where to see stunning Christmas trees, the best Christmas lights and more beautiful decorations.

Cheapskate's guide to Melbourne

Featuring margaritas, secret foodie spots, stunning exhibits and more.

1 Nov - 1 May

THE LUME Melbourne

Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.

16 Mar - 31 Jul

Hamilton

See the award-winning musical that has gone from theatrical rebel to cultural phenomenon.

Where to find buskers in Melbourne

All the city spots to catch a live show from Melbourne's best buskers.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne’s best Christmas events

Seek out Christmas markets, pop-up street parties, snow covered laneways and more.

Celebrate Christmas in the City

'tis the season to make merry.

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Christmas events

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

Christmas gift ideas

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.

The best things to do with your family at Christmas

Rediscover the magic of Melbourne with free events, Christmas lights and an epic scavenger hunt.

13 Nov - 24 Dec

Santa's Workshop

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

14 Nov - 24 Dec

Myer Christmas Windows

The beloved Myer Christmas Windows theme for 2021 is Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne’s best Christmas events

Seek out Christmas markets, pop-up street parties, snow covered laneways and more.

Street art walk

See Melbourne’s world-renowned street art on this walk through the city's laneways.

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.

Aboriginal Melbourne walk

Discover Melbourne's Aboriginal heritage and culture on this walking tour of significant sites.

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3 Dec - 17 Feb

Melbourne Music Week

Emerge from lockdown with the return of live music for this city-wide event.

30 Dec - 31 Dec

Beyond The City

An outdoor music and dance festival across two days at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

1 Dec - 31 Dec

What's on in December

Things to do in Melbourne in December, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.