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

5 Mar - 8 Mar


An annual free festival held along the banks of the Yarra River.

8 Jan - 31 Mar

Live at the Bowl

Spend summer days and nights revelling in Australia's best live acts at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

20 Nov - 31 Mar

Becoming You: An incomplete Guide

Explore the coming-of-age stories of well-known and everyday Australians.

1 Mar - 12 Mar

Pause Fest

Pause Fest is the world's leading festival for business and creativity.

19 Dec - 18 Apr

NGV Triennial

Experience a large-scale exhibition of international contemporary art, design and architecture.

25 Feb - 18 Jul

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

30 Nov - 19 Mar

You Are Cordially Invited: 150 years of Melbourne Town Hall

An exhibition exploring the history of an iconic Melbourne building.

20 Jan - 21 Mar

Me and UooUoo: The RCH150 Anniversary Art Trail

One hundred sculptures form walking trails across Melbourne.

21 Jan - 14 Mar

Malthouse Outdoor Stage

See Melbourne musicians and artists perform at the new purpose-built Malthouse Outdoor Stage.

12 Mar - 13 Mar

MSO + The Bamboos

The Bamboos join the MSO in a celebration of their 20 years as one of Australia’s best soul bands.

3 Feb - 3 Mar

Sunset Series

Run the Tan, Princes Park or Melbourne Zoo as part of this summer's sunset series.

16 Feb - 1 Aug

Come From Away

Award-winning musical telling the true story of a small town that welcomed the world.

18 Feb - 7 Mar

PHOTO 2021

An international festival of photography across 40 cultural institutions.

21 Mar

No Friend but the Mountains: A Symphonic Song Cycle

Music inspired by Behrouz Boochani’s perilous journey to seek asylum.

30 Jan - 6 Mar

Macbeth: Shakespeare Under the Stars

Settle in for a night of murder and mayhem at the Melbourne Gardens.

7 Jan - 25 Apr

Moonlight Cinema

Kick back with a film under the stars at Melbourne’s most spectacular open-air cinema.

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1 Apr - 30 Apr

What's on in April

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

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.

Major events

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