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

tick, tick...BOOM!

Australian premiere of the pop / rock off-Broadway musical tick, tick...BOOM!

National Sustainable Living Festival

Showcasing sustainability and climate thought leaders.

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TIME • RONE

An immersive, multi-sensory installation adorned with Rone’s haunting signature murals.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.

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THE LUME Melbourne

Enter the world of Monet and Friends – an epic adventure into French Impressionism.

& Juliet

The award-winning musical of the greatest love story ever remixed opens in Melbourne in February.

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The Rest Is Up To You

Step inside the world of Melbourne Fringe and experience 40 years of festival history.

MPavilion

Australia’s leading architecture and design event returns to Melbourne.

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China – The Past is Present

Highlights from the NGV’s collections of Chinese art and design.

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NGV Architecture Commission: Temple of Boom

An outdoor installation in the NGV garden inspired by the The Parthenon.

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Summer Night Market

Come along on Wednesday nights for shopping, eating, drinking, live music and sunset vibes.

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The Phantom of the Opera

Experience the phenomenon when the spectacular new production comes to Melbourne.

Moonlight Cinema Melbourne

Don't miss out on cult classics, blockbusters and family favourites under the stars.

Live at the Bowl

Enjoy a festival of music, dance, community-led and family-friendly events for everyone.

Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse

The first major Australian exhibition to explore the work of fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

The Mousetrap

Come and see the world's longest running play.

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Naadohbii: To Draw Water

An exhibition of First Peoples contemporary art from Canada, NZ and Australia.

Darren Hayes

Enjoy a live concert from singer and songwriter Darren Hayes.

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Jewellery and Body Adornment from the NGV Collection

Explore this exquisite selection of jewellery and body adornment from antiquity to the present day.

Gardens of the Italian Lakes Talk

Cathy Trinca tours the Italian Lakes in this online talk.

Making Paper Poppies Workshop

Learn how to create beautiful paper poppies with Louise Seymour.

A Tchaikovsky Spectacular

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performs a free concert of Tchaikovsky.

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Defending With Pride

An exhibition revealing stories of LGBTQ+ service.

Freedom of Movement

An exhibition of contemporary art and design from the NGV collection.

WNBL: Deakin Melbourne Boomers

Come and experience 2021/22 champions, the Deakin Melbourne Boomers, defend their WNBL title.

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Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

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Richard Mosse: Broken Spectre

The world-premiere of Richard Mosse's large panoramic moving image work.

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Splendid: The Roger Brookes Bequest

Tour a connoisseur’s collection of sumptuous sterling silver.

Julian Opie: Studio for Kids

An interactive exhibition designed for children and families.

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Bachata ConeXion: Wednesdays Latin Dance Party

Learn the steps then stay on for social dancing.

A Romantic Rendezvous

A multi-author book-signing event with special guests Julia Quinn and Audrey Carlan.

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Off the Grid

An exhibition of French artist Invader and Melbourne street art in the early 2000s.

Carmina Burana

Enjoy a free concert with the MSO and guests performing Prokofiev and Orff.

Mosaics

A free musical concert that celebrates the breadth and diversity of Melbourne.

Exhibition: Peter Tyndall

Celebrating 50 years of one of Australia’s most influential artists.

Synthony

Returning to Melbourne this summer with a brand-new live show, Synthony no. 3.

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Old and Rare Wine Tastings

An exclusive opportunity to sample old and rare wines with a sommelier.

The Wonderful World of Merlyn Myer

The life of Dame Merlyn Myer was transformed when she married department-store magnate Sidney Myer.

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