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

Pharaoh
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Pharaoh

A celebration of 3000 years of ancient Egyptian art and culture through more than 500 works.

The Finders Keepers Design Market
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The Finders Keepers Design Market

Australia’s most loved design market returns to Melbourne this July.

Breaking the Waves

Breaking the Waves

Experience a powerful new opera exploring a young woman’s shocking sacrifices for her husband.

The Puccini Gala Concert

The Puccini Gala Concert

Experience Puccini's finest music in this star-studded celebration of his contribution to opera.

The Little Food Market

The Little Food Market

A culinary adventure like no other celebrating Australia's finest tastemakers.

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Come and participate in the cultural enjoyment of the world's leading Rare Book Week.

THE LUME Melbourne

THE LUME Melbourne

Experience art, dining, wellness and more like never before across 3,000sqm of immersive space.

Matildas vs Germany: Live at Fed Square

Matildas vs Germany: Live at Fed Square

See the Matildas go head-to-head against Germany.

Nocturnal: Museum After Dark
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Nocturnal: Museum After Dark

Step into a world of wonder at an after-hours Melbourne Museum experience just for adults.

La Dolce Vita: Italian Light and Life by Anthony Bowles
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La Dolce Vita: Italian Light and Life by Anthony Bowles

An exhibition of watercolours and oils featuring Italian scenes.

Open House Melbourne Weekend

Open House Melbourne Weekend

Explore more than 150 buildings, places and spaces, and be inspired about the future of our city.

Library Cinema
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Library Cinema

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

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.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast the Musical
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Disney's Beauty and the Beast the Musical

Experience Disney's new enchanting musical, Beauty and the Beast.

Kabarisqué
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Kabarisqué

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

Melbourne Craft Fair
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Melbourne Craft Fair

Enjoy a contemporary craft fair at Queen Victoria Market.

School holidays
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School holidays

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

Lightscape
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Lightscape

The immersive Melbourne hit returns to transform Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne after dark.

The Sunday Market at Southgate
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The Sunday Market at Southgate

Meet makers and artists at this three-level, undercover market.

Firelight Labyrinth
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Firelight Labyrinth

Descend into the depths and explore a mythical labyrinth of light and sound this winter.

Matildas vs Zambia: Live at Fed Square

Matildas vs Zambia: Live at Fed Square

See the Matildas go head-to-head against Zambia.

WICKED the Musical
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WICKED the Musical

Broadway’s biggest blockbuster WICKED has flown into Melbourne.

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.

A Streetcar Named Desire
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A Streetcar Named Desire

A take on Tennessee Williams’s masterpiece - a brutal examination of society in transformation.

Library Cinema at narrm ngarrgu
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Library Cinema at narrm ngarrgu

Each month, watch a movie on the big screen, including contemporary, classic and documentary films.

Carnival of Karactors
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Carnival of Karactors

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

Winter Igloos
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Winter Igloos

These cosy igloos offer the ultimate winter dining experience.

Ancient Egypt for Kids
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Ancient Egypt for Kids

A free exhibition for kids with objects, hands-on activities, and cinematic screenings.

Gin-dulgent High Tea with Chef Sigrid

Gin-dulgent High Tea with Chef Sigrid

Take your seat for a guided gin high tea like no other.

Neighbourhood Gathering Season 2

Neighbourhood Gathering Season 2

Warm up with a cuppa and conversation at Arts House.

Sunday Night Stand Up Comedy Show
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Sunday Night Stand Up Comedy Show

A mix of comics from the TV and radio, alongside some future stars.

Melodies Across Peru

Melodies Across Peru

Hear iconic Peruvian classics like El Condor Pasa and more, brought to life by classical guitar.

Cheese and Wine Matching
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Cheese and Wine Matching

Explore seven artisan cheese and learn how to match them to back-vintage wines.

Soul Divas

Soul Divas

Taking on some of the most iconic voices of all time including Whitney, Aretha and Tina Turner.

60 Views of Melbourne

60 Views of Melbourne

Photographs by 19 local Melbourne artists who are inspired by the city.

People, Planet, Pint
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People, Planet, Pint

A monthly local climate, environment and sustainability meetup at Beer DeLuxe.

The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque
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The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque

Be captivated with over two hours of cabaret, burlesque comedy, sideshow and an array of surprises.

New Voices in Australian Cinema
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New Voices in Australian Cinema

Watch the best and brightest works from emerging Australian filmmaking talent.

4, 5, 6 Club

4, 5, 6 Club

Join the fortnightly 4, 5, 6 club for an epic after school adventure at North Melbourne Library.

Strum and Sing Ukulele Group
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Strum and Sing Ukulele Group

A weekly free event for ukulele players and singers.

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What's on in August

What's on in August

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

Melbourne for free

Melbourne for free

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

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.