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

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GABS Festival

21 May - 23 May
GABS is a weekend long craft beer and cider festival.
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6 May - 16 May
YIRRAMBOI is Australia’s premier First Nations arts and cultural festival.
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Vegan Market

2 May
Visit the vegan market version of the popular Boho Luxe Market for your Mother's Day needs.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

25 Feb - 18 Jul
The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.
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Boho Luxe Market

2 May
A beautiful event full of everything your bohemian heart desires, one week before Mothers Day!
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Geoffrey Robertson – It's No Longer Hypothetical

22 May
An insightful evening with the human rights judge and barrister.

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What's on in June

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

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.

Major events

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