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

Moonlight Cinema
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Moonlight Cinema

Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema is back for another season under the stars.

Grease the Musical
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Grease the Musical

Grease returns to the Australian stage in a new, multi-million dollar live production.

School holidays

School holidays

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.

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.

NGV Triennial
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NGV Triennial

NGV Triennial returns in 2023 with a powerful and moving snapshot capturing the world today.

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.

THE LUME Melbourne

THE LUME Melbourne

Visit the world's largest digital art gallery.

NGV Architecture Commission: (This is) Air
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NGV Architecture Commission: (This is) Air

The NGV 2023 Architecture Commission is a large-scale installation that makes the invisible visible.

Monopoly Dreams

Monopoly Dreams

Enjoy a fully immersive and interactive Monopoly experience, featuring games and challenges.

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.

Unko Museum: The Kawaii Poop Experience
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Unko Museum: The Kawaii Poop Experience

Celebrate 'max unko kawaii' – the maximum cuteness of poop – at the only museum dedicated to poop.

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.

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.

Melbourne Craft Fair
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Melbourne Craft Fair

Enjoy a contemporary craft fair at Queen Victoria Market.

Ghosts? What Ghosts! Night Tour
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Ghosts? What Ghosts! Night Tour

Brace yourself for bone-strumming tales of unexplained sights after dark.

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
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Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

Summer Night Market
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Summer Night Market

Unforgettable balmy moments as the Summer Night Market returns to Queen Vic Market!

Kabarisqué
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Kabarisqué

A monthly cabaret show with a cast of circus and burlesque artists.

Library Cinema
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Library Cinema

See contemporary, classic and documentary films on the big screen at Library at The Dock.

Kings of Comedy: Underground, Uncensored, Unrivalled
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Kings of Comedy: Underground, Uncensored, Unrivalled

Enjoy stand-up comedy from future stars and celebrity guest headliners.

Punting on the Lake
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Punting on the Lake

Glide between the bays and islands of Ornamental Lake on a guided boat cruise.

Carnival of Karactors
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Carnival of Karactors

A monthly cabaret show featuring sexy and silly circus artists, comedians and burlesque performers.

Now.Here.This: Live Jazz
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Now.Here.This: Live Jazz

Enjoy late-night improvised jazz every Tuesday with the Now.Here.This. All-Star Band and guests.

Improvised Comedy: The Remix
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Improvised Comedy: The Remix

Improvised comedy from true stories, sampled and remixed to create comedy gold.

Saboteurs
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Saboteurs

Join an Among Us-style game played in real life.

Baby Bounce
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Baby Bounce

A fun, interactive session designed for young children and their carers.

Pinot and Picasso
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Pinot and Picasso

Enjoy a creative experience built on connection and good times.

Comedy at the Coopers Inn
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Comedy at the Coopers Inn

A comedy club featuring the best local, interstate and international stand-up comedians.

Women Work for Victory in WWII
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Women Work for Victory in WWII

Explore the story of women on the home front during the Second World War.

Rififi: Jean Jullien for Kids
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Rififi: Jean Jullien for Kids

Experience the NGV's kids' gallery as it's transformed into an underwater world for summer.

Theoretical Comedy
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Theoretical Comedy

A comedy show in the centre of Melbourne, featuring some of the brightest rising stars.

Nadine Christensen: Around
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Nadine Christensen: Around

Celebrate the tangle of art and life in this major survey exhibition.

Yarra Sunrise Running Tour
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Yarra Sunrise Running Tour

Explore Melbourne’s parks, gardens, fountains and sporting precincts.

Tour the Old Treasury Building Museum
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Tour the Old Treasury Building Museum

Discover early Melbourne, through architecture, art and artefacts, in an iconic gold rush building.

For Kin and Country
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For Kin and Country

Explore the extraordinary history of First Peoples’ service in the Australian Defence Force.

Sports Precinct Walking Tour
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Sports Precinct Walking Tour

Explore Melbourne's sports precinct on foot with a local guide, including a tour of the MCG.

Burlesque Life Drawing
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Burlesque Life Drawing

Engage your creative side with burlesque life drawing featuring stunning performances and poses.

The Fluid Project
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The Fluid Project

A unique and joyful creative experience located at the Emporium Shopping Centre.

Improv Comedy Classes
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Improv Comedy Classes

Come and try your hand at improv comedy with a fun improv comedy session for beginners.

Trenches to Runway: Military Influences on Popular Fashion
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Trenches to Runway: Military Influences on Popular Fashion

Explore the enduring influence of military design on popular fashion.

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What's on in February
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What's on in February

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

Major events

Major events

From the Australian Open to the Melbourne Cup, major events take centre stage throughout the year.

Family and kids

Family and kids

Find things to do with the kids, from family-friendly events to fun attractions and workshops.

Melbourne for free

Melbourne for free

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