Discover things to do in Melbourne in January, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.
The nation's best celebration of everything drag, kitsch and pop-culture is coming to Melbourne.
Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto
A major exhibition focusing on the French couturière.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.
An interactive dreamlike landscape where imagination meets futuristic play.
THE LUME Melbourne
Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.
New Year's Eve
Say farewell to 2021 and welcome in 2022 as part of New Year's Eve in the city.
Treasures of the Natural World
Melbourne Museum's newest exhibition from London's Natural History Museum.
An exhibition exploring what it means to be human during a time of technological acceleration.
Moonlight Cinema Melbourne
Australia's favourite outdoor cinema returns to Melbourne at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.
South Wharf Summer Garden
A pop-up cocktail garden reminiscent of beach days and the Amalfi coast.
Kids’ Takeover at the Library
The Library transforms their spaces into a fun and interactive playground for children.
Seeing the Invisible
An ambitious exhibition of artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology.
NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]
An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
See the Broadway sensation at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.
Live at the Bowl
An open-air program of music, dance, circus, community-led and family-friendly events.
Melbourne Street Eatz
Melbourne’s favourite food truck event is back with weekly rotating trucks, bars and live music.
Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.
Jurassic World by Brickman
Jurassic World by Brickman is an adventure 6 million LEGO bricks in the making.
Maree Clarke: Ancestral Memories
The first major retrospective of the Melbourne-based artist.
Heritage House Tour: Robin Boyd's Walsh Street
Tour the house Robin Boyd designed for his own family in 1957.
Australia’s leading architecture and design event returns to Melbourne.
A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini
Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.
Melbourne Harmony Festival
Presenting the shared music, art, and culture of the people of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.
Happy Place Melbourne
Experience one-of-a-kind installations and multi-sensory immersive rooms.
Xplore Melbourne is an augmented reality treasure hunt which brings Melbourne city to life.
An exhibition that celebrates the NGV’s extraordinary collection of work by Yolngu women artists.
The Big Bounce
The world's largest jumping castle returns to Melbourne this January.
Shaun the Sheep's Circus Show
Circa’s unbelievable acrobats in a high-flying family adventure based on the hit TV show.
A timely exhibition that recognises Indigenous cultural knowledge of weather systems.
Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.
Punting on the Lake
Glide between the bays and islands of Ornamental Lake on a guided boat cruise.
Dream Factory: GMH Design at Fishermans Bend 1964-2020
This exhibition celebrates the story of GMH design in Melbourne.
Melbourne Music Week
Emerge from lockdown with the return of live music for this city-wide event.
Spectrum: An Exploration of Colour
An exhibition exploring colour in works drawn from the NGV.
Leica Oskar Barnack Award
An exhibition of photographs from the Leica Oskar Barnack Award.
Enjoy the gritty, powerful and instantly recognisable voice of Renée Geyer.
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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.
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