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

Australian Open

Two weeks of world-class tennis action on and off the court.

Live at the Bowl

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

School holidays

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

Firefly Zipline

A zipline experience over the Yarra River returns for the summer.

Madagascar the Musical

A family musical based on the smash-hit movie.

Vida: Melbourne Latin Summer Festival

A weekend festival of art, culture, food and entertainment celebrating Latin America.

Midsumma Extravaganza

Enjoy Australia’s largest pride season ever at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

Mary Poppins

The world’s favourite nanny comes to life in a spectacular and unforgettable production.

Alice in Wonderland

Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice on her captivating and magical adventure.

Slava's Snowshow

One of the most powerful theatrical experiences returns to Melbourne for a limited season.

District Live: Free Open Air Series

Live music, entertainment, food and activities for all ages.

Everything to do outdoors in Melbourne this summer

Take the good times out into the fresh air with alfresco dining, summer events and epic pop-ups.

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TIME • RONE

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

New Year's Eve in Melbourne

From fireworks to fancy dinners and family fun, Melbourne is the perfect place to celebrate NYE.

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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.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The dazzling new production is guaranteed to make your heart sing.

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Bricktionary: The Interactive Exhibition

Discover the biggest and best LEGO creations this interactive exhibition.

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Hamilton

The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.

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Tyama: A Multisensory Experience of Nature

Discover senses beyond human perception, alongside the animals that use them.

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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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Pink Diamonds

Discover the spectacular beauty of pink diamonds.

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Melbourne Craft Fair

Enjoy a contemporary craft fair at Queen Victoria Market.

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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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Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection

Discover art that builds on and challenges tradition in Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection.

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The Phantom of the Opera

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

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Myer Christmas Windows

This festive season, the annual display celebrates Disney's 100 Years of Wonder.

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Moonlight Cinema Melbourne

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

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The Global Life of Design

Explore how global trade and supply chains have influenced international design into the modern day.

Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse

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

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Naadohbii: To Draw Water

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

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Potion Putt: A Wizardy Mini-golf Course

Test your magic and wizarding putt-putt skills at this mini-golf course.

Maru Jarockyj: UKR-DNA Ukrainian DNA

See Ukrainian themes fused into artistic forms of neo-cubist expression.

New To Melbourne Language Exchange

Practice a new language, make new friends and socialise.

Shadowfall

A fusion of theatre, dance, film and music.

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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.

Melbourne City Slam

Four days of action-packed basketball competitions.

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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

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

Family and kids

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

Melbourne for free

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