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


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

Ivan Durrant: Barrier Draw

25 Oct - 23 Apr
An exhibition by photorealist painter, sculptor, filmmaker and writer Ivan Durrant.

Noël! Noël!

5 Dec
Gather your family and friends at Christmas to share carols, medieval hymns and a musical surprise.

The Snowman

5 Dec
Enjoy a family-friendly Christmas concert with a live orchestra and The Snowman on the big screen.

Destiny Deacon: Destiny

12 Oct - 28 Feb
The largest retrospective of Destiny Deacon's work to date marks her first solo show in 15 years.

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9 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event.

24 Apr - 31 Dec

KidsCo Virtual School Holiday Program

Virtual homeschooling and school holiday program from KidsCo.

30 Oct - 1 Nov

GABS Festival

GABS is a weekend long craft beer and cider festival.

30 Sep

The Little Food Festival

Join in an online celebration of all things food and fun!