Major events

3 Dec - 28 Dec

Disney+ Drive-In Melbourne

A month of screenings under the stars at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

12 Nov - 5 Apr

MPavilion

MPavilion is Australia’s leading architecture and design event.

1 Dec - 25 Dec

Christmas

Melbourne lights up at Christmas with dazzling displays, festive events and activities.

Everything you need to do before the end of 2020

Markets, events, exhibitions and free fun to enjoy in Melbourne before the year is over.

27 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas Projections

Melbourne’s famous Christmas projections return over three locations.

Melbourne's essential Christmas events

From decorations to dining and markets, here's everything you can do in the city this Christmas.

4 Feb - 7 Feb

Melbourne Art Fair

Melbourne Art Fair presents iconic and new work from the region’s most respected galleries.

22 Oct - 24 Oct

Melbourne Dog Lovers Show

Featuring over 1000 dogs, 120 breeds, unmissable attractions and exhibitors.

29 Jan - 10 Feb

MSO Sidney Myer Free Concerts

Free outdoor concerts performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

17 Jan - 18 Jul

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

17 Jan

Midsumma Carnival

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

The ultimate family guide to Christmas in Melbourne

All the family-friendly festive fun you can have in the city this year.

16 Feb - 28 Feb

Come From Away

Award-winning musical telling the true story of a small town that welcomed the world.

9 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event.

1 Mar - 12 Mar

Pause Fest

Pause Fest is the world's leading festival for business and creativity.

Melbourne’s essential summer events

Markets, pop-up bars, special events and more. The city is set for a summer sensation.

8 Jun - 20 Dec

Magic Mike Live

A thrilling 360-degree live dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the hit movies.

21 May - 23 May

GABS Festival

GABS is a weekend long craft beer and cider festival.

31 Dec - 1 Jan

New Year Street Feasts

Celebrate the end of the year with New Year Street Feasts, a two-day dining experience.

9 Dec - 28 Feb

Melbourne Music Week – Extended

A three-month program to support the local music industry as it recovers after months of lockdown.

20 Nov - 31 Dec

ANZ City Vibes

Melbourne's iconic buskers take over the city's streets and laneways.

27 Nov - 25 Dec

Christmas Festival

The city lights up at the most wonderful time of the year with the Christmas Festival.

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What's on in August

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

Comedy

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

What's on in June

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

What's on in October

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