Major events

1 Jun - 12 Jun

RISING

A surge of art, music, performance and ceremony in the heart of Melbourne.

3 Jun - 5 Jun

Shop the City: Winter Weekend

Shop exclusive offers and discounts at the city’s iconic malls, centres and laneways.

1 Jun - 31 Aug

Winter Night Market

The Winter Night Market returns to Queen Victoria Market.

10 Jun - 9 Oct

The Picasso Century

NGV's world-premiere Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition.

16 Jun - 13 Nov

Light: Works from Tate’s Collection

Illuminates centuries of artistic practice and artists who harness light in their works.

24 Jun - 7 Aug

Lightscape

Lightscape takes audiences on a journey of light and sound through Melbourne's Botanic Gardens.

1 Nov - 30 Jun

THE LUME Melbourne

Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.

8 Nov - 12 Jun

A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini

Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.

20 May - 17 Jul

Cinderella

The Tony Award-winning musical puts a contemporary twist on the classic tale.

29 Apr - 31 May

Flash Forward

Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.

20 Aug - 17 Sep

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical returns to Melbourne.

16 Mar - 18 Sep

Hamilton

The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.

1 Dec - 31 Dec

Christmas in the city

See the city light up with dazzling displays, festive events and activities for the whole family.

31 Dec - 1 Jan

New Year's Eve

From fancy dinners to family fun, Melbourne is the perfect place to celebrate New Year's Eve.

10 Mar - 13 Mar

Moomba

An annual free festival held along the banks of the Yarra River.

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Comedy

Discover stand up comedy shows and comedy clubs for the best laughs in Melbourne.

What's on today

Discover the best things to do in Melbourne today, from free events to virtual experiences.

1 Jun - 30 Jun

What's on in June

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

1 Aug - 31 Aug

What's on in August

Discover things to do in August, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.