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.

30 Jan - 2 May

Embla Rooftop Bar and Cinema

Watch a movie after sunset on a Melbourne rooftop.

28 Feb - 27 Jun

Makers Market at The District

This dog-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.

21 May - 23 May

GABS Festival

GABS is a weekend long craft beer and cider festival.

30 Apr - 2 May

VIDA - Melbourne Latin Festival

A weekend festival of art, culture, food and entertainment from celebrating Latin America.

Melbourne's best events making a comeback in 2021

Celebrate as Melbourne’s favourite experiences return in 2021

13 Mar - 27 Jun

Discover Degraves St on Your City Saturday

A community celebration of Melbourne’s iconic laneway.

9 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event.

28 Apr

Jazz and Shiraz at La Camera

Enjoy wine, jazz, Italian food and fun activities at this special event.

9 May

Mother's Day Champagne Lunch at the Botanical

Discover the story of the Great Dames of Champagne.

9 May

Mother's Day High Tea at radii

Treat your mother to a quintessential high tea experience.

1 Jun - 5 Jun

Late Night Yum Cha

A lunchtime ritual turns late-night feast.

4 Nov

Oaks Day Cocktail Cruise

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

1 Jun - 3 Jun

The Dinner Party

A bespoke banquet on the dark side of the moon, for RISING.

26 Dec - 23 Dec

Hidden Bars and History Tour

Discover three of the city's best secret drinking dens and explore iconic laneways.

9 May

Mother's Day High Tea at Melbourne Museum

An indulgent, one-of-a-kind Mother's Day High Tea set in unique surrounds.

1 Jul - 30 Jun

The Community Grocer Carlton

Carlton fresh produce market, with fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices.

16 Apr - 31 Dec

Chinatown Melbourne Market

Chinatown Melbourne Night Market is back

13 May - 29 Aug

The Winter Village

Discover family-friendly activities, food trucks and bars at this magical winter wonderland.

21 May

Sushi Masterclass and Omakase Dinner

Sushi masterclass followed by omakase dinner and matching premium drinks.

6 Feb - 28 Dec

Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour

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

9 May

Mother's Day Dinner Cruise

Have the perfect dinner with your mum, whilst cruising along the Yarra.

26 May - 6 Jun

Stock Exchange

Big pot. Big broth. Big warm. A new soup on tap every day.

9 May

Mother's Day High Tea at The Westin

Celebrate the special woman in your life and treat mum to high tea at The Westin Melbourne.

1 Apr - 30 Apr

Gaming Film Festival

Fortress Melbourne's weekly free gaming film night.

4 Jun


Explore First Peoples culinary traditions with Parbin-ata Dr Carolyn Briggs AM.

9 May

Mother's Day Lunch Cruise

Surprise your mum with a three-hour lunch cruise on the Yarra River.

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

24 Apr

Soft Creamy Cheeses and Bubbles Masterclass

This masterclass pairs creamy cheeses and bubbles.

9 May

Mother's Day Feast at Locanda

Enjoy a special Mother's Day lunch feast.

10 May - 15 May

Not a Drop to Drink, Keg de Souza

Keg de Souza invites you to share a meal addressing food security through water scarcity.

25 Apr

ANZAC Day Race Day

A day of celebration and acknowledgement at Flemington Racecourse.

24 Jul

Christmas in July at P.J.O'Brien's Irish Pub

Eat and be merry at a Christmas in July Feast at PJ O'Brien's.

8 May - 9 May

Celebrate Mother's Day in Sky-High Style

A Mother's Day celebration at The Langham, Melbourne's exclusive club lounge.

22 Apr - 20 May

Euro Summer at Melbourne Quarter

Your free European summer holiday starts now - explore the Mediterranean through Melbourne Quarter.

29 Apr

Martini: Shaken or Stirred?

Indulge in an extravagant Martini Masterclass at Bar 1806.

19 May

Good Swill Hunting

Taxi Kitchen is hosting a rustic post-hunt themed dinner for Good Beer Week.

20 May

Sushi Masterclass and Izakaya Dinner

Sushi masterclass followed by izakaya-style dining.

28 Apr

Sangria Tasting

The Wigs Team welcomes you to the tasting studio to sip on some sensational sangria.

29 Apr

The Story of Gelam the Dugong

An evening of Torres Strait Islander food, song and stories hosted by Mabu Mabu.

15 May - 18 Dec

Queens of the Damned: Pirate Dinner Theatre Experience

All hands on deck for the ultimate dinner and show experience in the Docklands.

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5 Jun


A sprawling tasting of over 200 natural, organic and minimal intervention wines.

30 May

I Hart Rum

Melbourne's premier rum-tasting festival is back.

8 May - 9 May

Dairy Lane Mother's Day Weekend

Enjoy dairy desserts in Melbourne's laneways on Mother's Day.

9 May

Mother's Day Buffet at Gaylord

Spoil your mum with an all-you-can-eat lunch or dinner buffet meal.