As a foodie town, Melbourne always has a culinary event on the boil. Choose from food festivals, wine tastings, celebrity chef visits and cooking classes.

3 Jun - 5 Jun

Shop the City: Winter Weekend

Shop exclusive offers and discounts at the city’s iconic malls, centres and laneways.

1 Jun - 19 Jun

The Lighthouse

RISING's intimate glasshouse bistro championing the interconnected ecosystems that sustain us.

24 Jul

National Tequila Day Grazing with La Cofradia

Experience four top-shelf tequilas matched with gourmet Mexican canapés.

28 May

The Cabernet vs Merlot Wine Experience

Join sommelier Antony Anderson for this unique back-vintage wine extravaganza.

21 May - 21 Sep

Igloo Wonderland at The Wharf Hotel

Cosy up beneath a sky of twinkling fairy lights on the banks of the Yarra.

3 Jun - 5 Jun

Good Food and Wine Show

The Good Food and Wine Show is the perfect day out for food and wine lovers.

5 Jun

Pit Your Wine Wits: Trivia Game

Join sommelier Antony Anderson for free wine-themed trivia, fun and prizes.

26 May - 21 Jul

Tipple and Tints

Learn to paint while sipping on cocktails with guest street artist Bronik.

4 Jun

Winter Laneway Market at District Docklands

Celebrate winter as you explore the undercover laneways of The District Docklands.

27 Sep - 30 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event returns in 2022.

18 Jun - 19 Jun

Truffle Festival at Queen Vic Market

Join in the largest truffle celebration outside Europe.

22 May - 18 Sep

Sunday Dinner Cruise

A dinner you'll never forget onboard the Spirit of Melbourne.

21 May

VRC National Jockeys Trust Race Day

Join trackside to help raise awareness and funds for the National Jockeys Trust.

30 Apr - 30 Jul

Tequila Masterclass

Become a tequila and agave connoisseur.

3 Jun - 5 Jun

Winter Warmers at The Strand

Experience pop-up delights, special offers and the chance to win prizes as part of Shop the City.

19 Mar - 17 Sep

Romance and Glamour, Migrants and Mavericks.

Explore the history of Italian food on a walk around Melbourne with Dr Tania Cammarano.

5 May - 29 Dec

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

This walking tour introduces you to Melbourne's favourite foods, architecture and stories.

24 Apr - 26 Jun

Creative Sundays

A celebration of young, local artistic talent.

8 May - 28 Aug

Botanical Wonderland High Tea

Enjoy an edible botanical inspired High Tea at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

28 May

Cacao, Rum, Duck and Pinot

Learn how to make rum balls and spiced rum cocktails.

3 Jun - 5 Jun

Winter Weekend at Spencer Outlet Centre

Shop for retail bargains and enjoy free treats and prizes as part of Shop the City.

13 Mar - 18 Dec

Bottomless Brunch Afloat

Enjoy a two-hour bottomless brunch cruise along the Yarra River.

7 Jan - 17 Dec

Queen Vic Market Ultimate Foodie Tour

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

19 May - 22 Jun

Ging Thai's School of Wok

Join Ging Thai’s Chef On for a culinary tour of Thai flavours in an intimate cooking experience.

8 Jul - 10 Jul

World Food Championships

An expo offering three days of food competitions, plus food and drink treats to sample.

25 May

Gambero Rosso: Top Italian Wines Roadshow

Gambero Rosso showcases 200 premium Italian wines.

18 Aug - 17 Aug

Old and Rare Wine Tastings

An exclusive opportunity to sample old and rare wines with a sommelier.

12 Jun

Taste of Portugal

A cultural showcase of Portuguese cuisine, music and dance from Portugal, Brazil and East Timor.

12 May - 26 May

Rare Breed Steak Tasting Dinner at Rockpool

An exploration of rare beef breeds at an exclusive dinner.

24 Jun

Drool Dating

Enjoy a fun and social gin tasting night.

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8 Jul - 10 Jul

Cake Bake and Sweets Show

The ultimate event for baking and cake decorating enthusiasts, foodies and families.

3 Mar - 31 Dec

Hidden Bars of Melbourne Walking and Drinking Tour

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

29 Apr - 31 Aug

Drinking History Tours

Award-winning experiences of Melbourne’s secret laneways, colourful history and hidden bars.

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24 Apr - 18 Dec

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

26 May

Reconciliation Week Pop-Up Market

First Nation Australians are setting up shop in the lead up to Reconciliation Week.

3 Jun

Sustainable Shopping Tour

Celebrate World Environment Day with a sustainable shopping tour at Queen Vic Market.

1 Jun - 31 Aug

Winter Night Market

The Winter Night Market returns to Queen Victoria Market.