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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.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Load up on laughs and celebrate the fun, the fearless, the rebellious and the ridiculous.

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market

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

Makers Market at The District
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Makers Market at The District

This outdoor undercover monthly Sunday market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.

Boho Luxe Market: Mother's Day Edition

Boho Luxe Market: Mother's Day Edition

A design market just in time for all your Mothers Day shopping.

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
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Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover unique, handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

Kensington Market
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Kensington Market

An eclectic mix of designer fashion, culinary treats, ceramics, homewares and visual art.

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.

Vegan Market

Vegan Market

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

Sri Lankan Festival

Sri Lankan Festival

Immerse yourself in the tapestry of Sri Lankan culture with live performances and delicious food.

Sustainable Shopping Tour

Sustainable Shopping Tour

Celebrate International Composting Awareness Week with a sustainable shopping tour.

Flavours of Greece Tour

Flavours of Greece Tour

Take a walk through Queen Victoria Market with a Greek specialist tour guide.

Eid Festival

Eid Festival

Join in celebrating Eid, the biggest celebration in the Islamic calendar.

Bourne Local Market

Bourne Local Market

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

The best free and cheap Easter school holiday activities

The best free and cheap Easter school holiday activities

Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.

Marshmallow Laser Feast: Works of Nature
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Marshmallow Laser Feast: Works of Nature

Go on a sensory journey from the roots of a majestic tree to the human body and galaxies above.

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
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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.

Chicago the Musical
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Chicago the Musical

With a glittering score including All That Jazz and Razzle Dazzle, Chicago is back.

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 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.

BBC Earth Experience
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BBC Earth Experience

Travel the natural world in one epic audio visual experience narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition
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Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition

Explore human stories of the Titanic told through 200+ artefacts recovered from the legendary ship.

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.

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.

AFL Round 5: Carlton v Adelaide Crows

AFL Round 5: Carlton v Adelaide Crows

Head to Marvel Stadium to catch the clash between Carlton and the Adelaide Crows.

Run the Tan

Run the Tan

Run the iconic Tan Track around the Royal Botanic Gardens and help support mental health.

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.

Monster Truck Mania Live

Monster Truck Mania Live

Experience the thrill and spectacle of Australia's best monster truck show.

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Melbourne for free

Melbourne for free

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

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.

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.