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The best free festivals in Melbourne

The best free festivals in Melbourne

The best free festivals you need to visit in Melbourne this year

What's on this weekend in Melbourne

What's on this weekend in Melbourne

Discover things to do in Melbourne this weekend, from free events to exhibitions.

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

The best major events on in Melbourne this year.

Monopoly Dreams

Monopoly Dreams

Enjoy a fully immersive and interactive Monopoly experience, featuring games and challenges.

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market

This beloved Melbourne landmark is the largest open air market in the southern hemisphere.

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
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Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover unique, handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

Melbourne Book Market

Melbourne Book Market

Melbourne Book Market is a curated collection of more than 5,000 new and pre-loved titles.

Melbourne Craft Fair
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Melbourne Craft Fair

Enjoy a contemporary craft fair at Queen Victoria Market.

Food events

Food events

Find the best food events in Melbourne, from food festivals to wine tastings and cooking classes.

The Finders Keepers Design Market

The Finders Keepers Design Market

Australia’s most loved design market returns to Melbourne this July.

The Community Grocer Carlton
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The Community Grocer Carlton

A weekly pop-up market with fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices.

Winter Night Market
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Winter Night Market

The Winter Night Market is set to return to the iconic Queen Victoria Market sheds.

Bourne Local Market
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Bourne Local Market

Visit the Collins Square Retail Plaza for curated local market stalls.

Everything you can do right now to rediscover Melbourne

Everything you can do right now to rediscover Melbourne

Reignite your passion for the city with these action-packed guides.

Vegan Market and Vegan Bakesale

Vegan Market and Vegan Bakesale

Come along to the vegan bake sale and market, with a ton of cool vegan products to browse.

Queen Vic Market Ultimate Cheese Tour

Queen Vic Market Ultimate Cheese Tour

Embark on the Queen Vic Market ultimate cheese tour.

Gardening 4 Kids

Gardening 4 Kids

Join a fun-filled gardening experience with Gardening 4 Kids during the spring school holidays.

The Little Food Market

The Little Food Market

A culinary adventure like no other celebrating Australia's finest tastemakers.

Boho Luxe Market: Winter Wanderlust

Boho Luxe Market: Winter Wanderlust

A winter design market in the full of handmade, ethically sourced products.

The best free and cheap family activities

The best free and cheap family activities

Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.

Melbourne's best rainy day activities for kids

Melbourne's best rainy day activities for kids

Find the best indoor family activities during the school holidays.

Free things to do with kids in Melbourne

Free things to do with kids in Melbourne

Get the kids out and explore these free events and adventures for an awesome day of fun.

School holidays

School holidays

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

Shrine Kids
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Shrine Kids

A free self-guided program for visitors of all ages.

The best playgrounds in Melbourne

The best playgrounds in Melbourne

We've rounded up the best adventure parks and playgrounds.

Melbourne's best drag shows and queer-friendly venues

Melbourne's best drag shows and queer-friendly venues

Find burlesque life drawing, cabaret and the best queer-friendly venues in Melbourne.

The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque
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The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque

Be captivated for over two hours of cabaret, burlesque comedy, sideshow and an array of surprises.

Witches in Britches

Witches in Britches

A lively musical-theatre restaurant with a kitsch Halloween atmosphere.

The ultimate theatre guide to Melbourne

The ultimate theatre guide to Melbourne

What's on in Melbourne's theatres, clubs, cabaret bars and comedy spots.

Australian Music Vault

Australian Music Vault

A celebration of Australian contemporary music – past, present and future.

Sea Shanties and Folk Songs
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Sea Shanties and Folk Songs

Join this free weekly celebration of rollicking and spirited singing.

Jazz Manouche with Adam Russo
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Jazz Manouche with Adam Russo

Hear three hours of gypsy jazz guitar with Adam Russo in Melbourne's most romantic hidden bar.

Bourke Street Mall Busking

Bourke Street Mall Busking

Meet Melbourne's marvellous musicians and more in the iconic Bourke Street Mall busking spots.

The ultimate Melbourne live gig guide

The ultimate Melbourne live gig guide

Concert halls and music venues hosting live music this week

Motley Jazz
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Motley Jazz

See some of Melbourne’s finest jazz musicians at this free event at The Motley Bauhaus.

Thirty Seconds To Mars

Thirty Seconds To Mars

The monumental Seasons World Tour comes to Australia.

Leonardo Da Vinci
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Leonardo Da Vinci

Explore the life and legacy of the visionary artist, inventor, scientist and philosopher.

Pharaoh

Pharaoh

A celebration of 3000 years of ancient Egyptian art and culture through more than 500 works.

Royal Exhibition Building Dome Promenade

Royal Exhibition Building Dome Promenade

The Royal Exhibition Building opens its doors to a unique view unseen for 100 years.

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne’s iconic home of exhibitions, trade shows, meetings and events.

Hawthorn Football Club: Best and Fairest Award

Hawthorn Football Club: Best and Fairest Award

Witness the vote count to crown the winner of Hawthorn's Peter Crimmins Medal.

The NBA Exhibition
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The NBA Exhibition

The NBA Exhibition is the ultimate one-of-a-kind adventure experience for basketball enthusiasts.

Run Melbourne

Run Melbourne

An iconic running event that takes you through the heart of Melbourne.

Monday's Experts: Live Studio Audience
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Monday's Experts: Live Studio Audience

Be part of a live studio audience for an episode of ABC's new show, Monday's Experts.

Run the Tan: Run Club
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Run the Tan: Run Club

Start the weekend off on the right foot with a run around the Tan.

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What's on in December

What's on in December

Things to do in Melbourne in December, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.

Melbourne for free

Melbourne for free

Discover free things to do in Melbourne, including galleries, museums, events and festivals.

What's on in January

What's on in January

Things to do in Melbourne in January, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.

Only in the City

Only in the City

There’s more to explore, only in the city.