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.

1 Oct

Herbal Tea Workshop

Gain knowledge of medicinal herbs and craft your own herbal tea, with naturopath Maddie Lewin.

28 Oct - 30 Oct

Arriba Melbourne Mexican Festival

Enjoy all things Mexican themed at this outdoor festival.

21 Sep - 26 Oct

Europa Night Market

Bringing your favourite European street eats to Queen Vic Market.

18 Sep - 30 Oct

Wet Sunday Sessions

Come along for a drink and bite and enjoy panoramic views of the Melbourne skyline.

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17 Jun - 25 Nov

Carlton Aperitivo Tour

Indulge in the much-loved aperitivo tradition on a tour of Melbourne's 'Little Italy'.

30 Sep - 7 Oct

Sunset Cocktail Tour: Robin Boyd's Walsh Street

Step inside Robin Boyd’s iconic residence at sunset.

28 Oct

Penfolds Dinner

A guided tasting of two new wines, paired with a specially curated five-course menu.

27 Sep - 30 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event.

8 Oct

Fermented Foods for Good Gut Health

Learn about the benefits of fermented food while making sauerkraut and kimchi.

12 Nov

Polish Festival

Enjoy Polish food, arts and culture at Fed Square.

3 Nov

Oaks Day Cocktail Cruise

Cruise to Flemington in the most enjoyable way on Oaks Day.

16 Sep - 9 Oct

Oktoberfest at Munich Brauhaus

Pretend you're in the beer-soaked streets of Germany’s famous Oktoberfest festival.

17 Sep - 1 Oct

Explore the Market and Cooking Demo

A guided tour through the Queen Victoria Market followed by a cooking demonstration.

21 Aug - 2 Oct

Sunday Dinner Cruise

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

23 Sep - 31 Oct

Mad Hatters Tea Party

Fall down the rabbit hole at StoryVille.

13 Mar - 27 Nov

Bottomless Brunch Afloat

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

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch at BearBrass

Get festive with a Christmas Day lunch by the river at Southbank.

7 Oct

Sorcery and Swing

Enjoy a unique dinner show featuring magic and music.

7 Jan - 17 Dec

Queen Vic Market Ultimate Foodie Tour

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

1 Oct

A Lunch in Support of Life's Little Treasures

Enjoy a cocktail-style lunch with live music, food, drinks and a raffle.

12 Oct

Jazz and Shiraz

Wine tasting, complete with jazz.

5 May - 29 Dec

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

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

10 Oct - 16 Oct

Bridgerton High Tea

Don your most opulent Bridgerton-inspired outfit at this immersive high-tea event.

11 Dec

Vegan Market

Held at The Edge and offering vegan, upcycled and ethical products.

13 Oct

Military Fashion Through the Ages

A Melbourne Fashion Week event exploring the history of uniforms.

28 Oct

Giant Steps Wine Masterclass

Enjoy a guided tasting of single-vineyard chardonnay and pinot noir.

8 Oct

Vegetarian Mediterranean Cooking

Join presenter Arzu Yilmaz and taste something different, simple and healthy.

12 Oct

QVM Dairy Hall Runway

Join a Melbourne Fashion Week dining runway, set within the Queen Victoria Market.

1 Nov

Melbourne Cup Day Cruise

Cruise to Flemington in the most enjoyable way on Melbourne Cup Day.

16 Nov

The Three Tenors

An amazing, interactive dining experience of opera, food and wine.

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18 Aug - 27 Oct

Tipples and Tints

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

30 Oct

I Hart Agave Festival

A day long celebration of tequila and agave with experts and enthusiasts.

8 Oct

Godiva High Tea

Enjoy a divine chocolate high tea experience.

16 Jan - 29 Jan

Australian Open

Two weeks of world-class tennis action on and off the court.

11 Oct

Villa Maria Wine Masterclass

Meet the winemaker at this premium wine tasting masterclass.

1 Oct

Hawthorn Football Club: Best and Fairest Award

Be there as the Peter Crimmins Medal is awarded for 2022.

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25 Dec

Journey to Thailand Christmas Day

Enjoy a tasty Thai meal and festive atmosphere this Christmas.

25 Dec

Christmas Day Lunch at Taxi Kitchen

Enjoy a festive five-course menu filled with the magic of the season.

1 Oct

Spring Clothing Swap

Detox your wardrobe from unwanted items and save money while renewing your clothes.

24 Apr - 18 Dec

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.