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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.
Melbourne International Coffee Expo
Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event returns in 2022.
Makers Market at The District
This dog-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.
Chinatown Melbourne Market
Enjoy hawker-style laneway dining in the heart of Melbourne.
Hidden Bars and History Tour
Discover three of the city's best secret drinking dens and explore iconic laneways.
Oaks Day Cocktail Cruise
Cruise to Flemington in the most enjoyable way on Oaks Day.
Christmas at The Windsor
Enjoy a traditional Christmas at The Windsor, the city's most majestic Grand Hotel.
Bests Wines and the Wine Matchmaker
Enjoy a guided tasting event with Graeme Hogan from Bests Wines.
The Shifty Lizard Beer Experience
Enjoy an expertly guided beer flight with matched food.
Drinking History Tours
Award-winning experiences of Melbourne’s laneways, history and world-class bar scene.
Chef Series at Evergreen
A monthly chef series featuring three of Australia’s most renowned culinary artisans.
Old and Rare Wines
An exclusive opportunity to sample old and rare wines with a sommelier.
Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour
This walking tour will introduce you to Melbourne's favourite foods, architecture and stories.
Melbourne World Rice Festival
An online festival of some of the world's great rice cultures.
Gin Masterclass with Matched Food
Learn how to identify different gins and their botanicals, and how to mix and match with food.
New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise
Celebrate with dinner and a view of the fireworks on board a river cruise.
Higher Order: An Immersive Dining Experience
Featuring a tasting menu by Scott Pickett, fused with art.
What's free and what's open over the Labour Day long weekend
Moomba's back, the sun is out and Melbourne's got a tidy three day weekend on the cards
Sky Tea on Adelphi Rooftop
Enjoy free-flowing Veuve Clicquot by the pool, and a sweet and savoury high tea.
Melbourne's unmissable winter events
Grab the diary – you’ll want to lock in every one of these major events.
New Years Eve at BangPop
Enjoy a delicious sharing feast at BangPop this New Year's Eve.
Hidden Bars of Melbourne Walking and Drinking Tour
Discover cocktail bars, repurposed venues, shipping container bars and speakeasies.
Journey to Thailand Christmas Day Lunch
Take your tastebuds on a trip to Thailand this Christmas Day.
Christmas Day Lunch Cruise
Celebrate Christmas in comfort this year on a three-hour lunch cruise.
Christmas Lunch by the Yarra at Meat Market
Enjoy a traditional three-course lunch with all the trimmings.
Masala Trails Melbourne
Explore Indian food, learn about spices and regions and delight your palette on this walking tour.
Everything you can do right now to rediscover Melbourne
Reignite your passion for the city with these action-packed guides.
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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The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets
The best weekend markets, foodie markets, book markets and more.
Tea and coffee
Find out where to buy freshly roasted coffee beans, quality tea and home brewing equipment.
Gelato, sorbet or ice-cream – find your favourite flavour at one the city's many ice-cream stores.