Melbourne for free
What's free in Melbourne this month
Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Discover wares by local makers and artisans at this weekly market.
Makers Market at The District
This dog-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.
The Winter Village
Discover family-friendly activities, food trucks and bars at this magical winter wonderland.
Docklands Community Craft and Farmers Market
Enjoy a food and craft market on the second and fourth Sunday of the month.
Catch instant freebies popping up across the city on FOMO Fridays.
FOMO Fridays at Collins Square
Enjoy giveaways, food tastings, interactive workshops and trivia on FOMO Fridays.
FOMO Fridays at Melbourne Central
Enjoy tunes, competitions, giveaways and free parking when you spend $30.
Winter Night Market
Wednesdays in winter at Queen Victoria Market, with food, shopping and entertainment.
Australia’s premier First Nations arts and cultural festival.
Find the sky’s stories mirrored by a glowing eel and hundreds of lanterns.
A festival of art, music, performance and ceremony in the heart of Melbourne.
FOMO Fridays at QV Melbourne
Win prizes, get a cosmic reading and enjoy uplifting affirmations on FOMO Fridays.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Big Weather is an exhibition that recognises Indigenous cultural knowledge of weather systems.
Australian Music Vault
A celebration of Australian contemporary music – past, present and future.
An all-day celebration of Blak culture, sprinkling the city with YIRRAMBOI artists.
An exhibition that celebrates the NGV’s extraordinary collection of work by Yolngu women artists.
Society of Women Writers Victoria
Sharpen your writing skills and meet other writers in these workshops.
Queer Book Club
A book club for those who are curious or passionate about queer books.
CX is a boisterous cyclocross event, the likes of which have never been seen before in Melbourne.
Discover Degraves St on Your City Saturday
A community celebration of Melbourne’s iconic laneway.
75th Anniversary of the End of World War II
Activities, stories and exhibitions reflecting on WWII.
Milk in the Pandemic
A photography exhibition of Melbourne during the three lockdowns.
The Popes and the Jews: A Lecture by Paul Forgasz
Events leading to the shift in Jewish-Christian relations in 1965.
Yhonnie Scarce: Missile Park
Yhonnie Scarce: Missile Park is a focused survey of the artist’s work with a major new commission.
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