Discover things to do in Melbourne in May, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.
Celebrate and experience the collective power of Goddess after dark.
Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion
An exhibition of on and off screen trailblazers, nonconformists, rebels, agitators and instigators.
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Wonder at creatures from the Wizarding World alongside animals from London’s Natural History Museum.
C=O=D=A: Cerith Wyn Evans
Cerith Wyn Evans’ installation returns to NGV, suspending neon light in Federation Court.
Makers Market at The District
This outdoor undercover family-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.
Rally4Ever Tennis Program
A free tennis program at Powlett Reserve for all community members.
Fitzroy Gardens Outdoor Adventure
A free fun outdoor seek and find adventure around the Fitzroy Gardens.
An eclectic mix of designer fashion, culinary treats, ceramics, homewares and visual art.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Discover handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.
NGV Architecture Commission: (This is) Air
The NGV 2023 Architecture Commission is a large-scale installation that makes the invisible visible.
MECCA x NGV Women in Design Commission: Bethan Laura Wood
An installation that delves into the gendered history of education and transfer of knowledge.
English Learners' Book Club
Join this friendly group where English learners connect to discuss books and ideas.
Toys, Tales and Tenacity
This first-of-its-kind exhibition at the Shrine delves into the experiences of children during war.
World of the Book
One of the world's largest rare books exhibitions, World of the Book is a treat for book lovers.
The Hypnosis Comedy Club
Step into a world of mesmerising humour every second Thursday of the month.
Old Melbourne Ghost Tour
Take a spine-chilling journey back in time and explore the rich paranormal realm of Old Melbourne.
Melbourne for free
Discover free things to do in Melbourne, including galleries, museums, events and festivals.
Family and kids
Find things to do with the kids, from family-friendly events to fun attractions and workshops.
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