1 Feb - 28 Feb

National Sustainable Living Festival

Showcasing sustainability and climate thought leaders.

30 Mar - 24 Apr

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The city lights up with laughs when the Comedy Fest comes to town.

15 Jan - 23 Jan

NGV Kids Summer Festival

Nine days of free activities for children and their families at the NGV.

10 Feb - 14 Feb

Melbourne Women in Film Festival

Screenings, conversations and workshops that explore how filmmakers inject humour into their work.

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.

1 Dec - 31 Dec

Christmas in the city

See the city light up with dazzling displays, festive events and activities for the whole family.

3 Dec - 17 Feb

Melbourne Music Week

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

The ultimate guide to Flash Forward

Explore Melbourne's iconic laneways and discover stunning new street art.

27 Feb

Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival

Discover and celebrate Japanese culture in this online festival.

26 Jan

Australia Day Free Concert

Enjoy a picnic, food trucks and free live music.

17 Mar - 20 Mar

Blak & Bright First Nations Literature Festival

A four-day showcase celebrating the diverse expressions of First Nations writers.

Everything you need to do before 2022

From Christmas markets to summer pop-ups, there's so much to squeeze in before 2021 is over.

11 Mar - 14 Mar


An annual free festival held along the banks of the Yarra River.

The ultimate guide to Firelight Festival

Melbourne's epic winter festival is back – and it's free!

20 Feb

I Hart Rum

Melbourne's premier rum-tasting festival returns.

12 Feb - 13 Feb

Comedyish Summer Camp

A Grand Slam's worth of your favourite comedians building up their new jokes!

Exploring Melbourne during the comedy festival with Dilruk Jayasinha

One of the most Melbourne comedians in town tells us his favourite city spots.

What's free and what's open on the long weekend

Everything you need to see and experience during the long weekend.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne's favourite foodie festival is back to warm you up this winter

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9 Dec - 31 Mar

Lauren Carney: MC Mart

Explore Lauren Carney's art installation at Melbourne Central all summer long.

17 Dec - 31 Jan

Boxed In: A Walk-by Window Project

A walk-by window art project in a former men's shelter.

6 Dec - 28 Aug

NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]

An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.

22 May - 30 Jan

History in the Making

An exhibition showcasing design that is shaping human culture and making history.