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16 Nov - 24 Dec

Myer Christmas Windows

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to the Bourke Street Mall to see the iconic Myer windows.

12 Dec - 28 Feb

Arts Centre Melbourne Weekend Markets

Discover wares by local artisans at these weekend markets.

12 Nov - 5 Apr

MPavilion

MPavilion is Australia’s leading architecture and design event.

Walks and itineraries

These walks and itineraries will help you discover Melbourne's best sights and attractions.

23 Nov - 22 Dec

A Simple Space

Watch seven acrobats push their physical limits without reserve.

22 Nov - 13 Dec

Docklands Community Sunday Farmers Market

Fresh food and supplies from local farmers and producers on the second and fourth Sunday.

6 Dec

The Craft Online Makers Market

Craft Victoria hosts an online marketplace promoting the work of talented Craft members.

27 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas Projections

Melbourne’s famous Christmas projections return over three locations.

3 Dec - 21 Dec

David Greybeard Art Project

A large scale artwork of the iconic chimpanzee located outside Hamer Hall.

28 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas at Fed Square

Fed Square is the place to be for festive fun this Christmas.

29 Jan - 10 Feb

MSO Sidney Myer Free Concerts

Free outdoor concerts performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

19 Dec - 18 Apr

NGV Triennial

Experience a large-scale exhibition of international contemporary art, design and architecture.

25 Nov - 16 Dec

Festive Food Truck Stop

Bring the family along to Queen Vic Market and feast at the Festive Food Truck Stop.

27 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas Square

Federation Square transforms into Christmas Square.

10 Aug - 31 Mar

Audioplay

Grand adventures for kids at home, using only a mobile device.

17 Dec

Nicholas Building Christmas Makers Market

Cross off all your Christmas shopping at the Nicholas Building Christmas Makers Market.

5 Dec

North Pole University

Learn from Melbourne’s most talented craftspeople, chefs and artists at North Pole University.

28 Nov - 24 Dec

Santa's Workshop

See Santa as he tinkers away in his Melbourne workshop, making toys and presents for the big day.

17 Jan

Midsumma Carnival

An iconic outdoor celebration and one of the highlights of Melbourne's LGBTIQA+ annual calendar.

Iconic laneways and arcades walk

Take a walk through Melbourne’s arcades and laneways.

20 Dec

A Day of Carols: The District Docklands

A day of Christmas carols, live music and entertainment.

15 Aug - 31 Jul

75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

Victorians are invited to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II on 15 August.

Culture and ideas walk

Take a walk through the city's northern quarter, where history, innovation and culture connect.

9 Nov - 12 Mar

Skilled Hands, Shared Culture

View RMIT Gallery's cross-continental online exhibition celebrating the Vietnam Creativity Festival.

18 Dec

Rethinking the Tram Stop in Melbourne's City

This talk explores the role of design in public space and public transport infrastructure.

31 Jul - 31 Dec

An Embroidery of Old Maps and New

A video poetry project to connect migrants in isolation.

ACMI

ACMI – Your museum of screen culture.

12 Nov - 1 Mar

MPavilion Summer Reading List

Guest curators offer a personalised snapshot of what the chosen monthly theme means to them.

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19 Dec - 27 Jan

School holidays

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.

12 Jan - 22 Jan

Junior Rangers — Wings Over Wetlands

Spread your wings these summer holidays with a fun-filled morning of games, activities and crafting.

6 Jan - 18 Dec

Storytime

Share stories, songs, play and craft activities with your pre-schooler.

6 Jan - 18 Dec

Baby Bounce

Join a fun, interactive session of stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 18 months and under.