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

Moomba

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

Melbourne Now

Explore the talents of over 200 Victorian-based creative practioners in Melbourne Now 2023.

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TIME • RONE

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

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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.

World's Longest Brunch

A Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event celebrating cafe culture and presented by JAZZ apples.

& Juliet

The award-winning musical of the greatest love story ever remixed opens in Melbourne in February.

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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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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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Moonlight Cinema Melbourne

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

Live at the Bowl

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

Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse

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

The Mousetrap

Come and see the world's longest running play.

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Naadohbii: To Draw Water

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

World's Longest Lunch

The signature event of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, presented by La Trobe Financial.

New To Melbourne Language Exchange

Practice a new language, make new friends and socialise.

MSO Mornings: Brahms' Violin Concerto

Join the MSO's first Mornings concert of 2023 featuring Brahms.

Staffordshire Potters and Their Art: Christine Reid

A talk examining the work of 19th-century potters and their inspiration.

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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.

Rob Brydon: A Night of Songs and Laughter

The award-winning comedian and his eight-piece band perform his new show.

Bottomless Brunch Afloat

Enjoy a two-hour bottomless brunch cruise along the Yarra River.

International Women's Day Luncheon

Celebrate International Women's Day with keynote speaker Nyadol Nyuon.

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Defending With Pride

An exhibition revealing stories of LGBTQ+ service.

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Freedom of Movement

An exhibition of contemporary art and design from the NGV collection.

WNBL: Deakin Melbourne Boomers

Come and experience 2021/22 champions, the Deakin Melbourne Boomers, defend their WNBL title.

Orchestral Dark Side of the Moon

A musical celebration of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, Atom Heart Mother and Echoes.

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Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

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Richard Mosse: Broken Spectre

The world-premiere of Richard Mosse's large panoramic moving image work.

Rupi Kaur

Hear literary phenomenon, artist and poet Rupi Kaur perform live.

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Splendid: The Roger Brookes Bequest

Tour a connoisseur’s collection of sumptuous sterling silver.

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Julian Opie: Studio for Kids

An interactive exhibition designed for children and families.

MSO Performs Brahms’ Violin Concerto and More

What do a bugle, a bell tower, and a child prodigy violinist have in common?

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows In Concert: Part 2

Experience Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in a way you’ve never seen it before.

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Bachata ConeXion: Wednesdays Latin Dance Party

Learn the steps then stay on for social dancing.

MSO Performs Mozart and Beethoven Bliss

Experience an evening of pure Mozart and Beethoven bliss with the MSO.

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Summer Garden Fiesta

Enjoy Spanish and Latin American influenced food and drinks riverside.

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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.