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Discover things to do in Melbourne in May, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.
Jewellery and Body Adornment from the NGV Collection
Explore this exquisite selection of jewellery and body adornment from antiquity to the present day.
NGV Architecture Commission: Temple of Boom
An outdoor installation in the NGV garden inspired by the The Parthenon.
London Symphony Orchestra: Adams, Debussy and Ravel
Hear the orchestra perform their signature favourites.
Australian Chinese Writing Association
Join in a range of literary, cultural and social events.
London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 7
A special performance of one of Mahler's most astonishing and surprising symphonies.
New commissions inspired by the University of Melbourne’s students, archives and collections.
Spring Street Grocer
Cheese, gelato, groceries, coffee and gourmet foods all under one roof.
Mörk Chocolate Brew House
Mörk Chocolate is a specialty hot chocolate company creating chocolate blends in small batches.
The Boatbuilders Yard
A large open space retaining the heritage and charm of Melbourne's maritime precinct.
Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum
This is a wondrous place for young children to explore, play and learn.
Reimagining timeless charm this European style bistro is suited for any occasion.
A four-storey mega venue celebrating modern food, drinks, music and art.
Curious pairs bold concoctions with a menu of small bites and sharing plates.
Award-winning Australian designers of handmade resin jewellery and homewares.
Yarra Botanica is a floating bar and eatery on the Yarra River, celebrating Victorian producers.
An exploration of the stories of people from all over the world who have migrated to Australia.
Hazel offers nourishing farmhouse-style cooking in the heart of the city.
Authentic, artisanal Italian-style gelato in the heart of Carlton's Lygon Street.
A daytime European food and wine bar, serving coffee, made to order sandwiches and sweets.
Enjoy open-air drinks under the setting sun or a starry sky, with city skyline views to match.
King & Godfree
Catch up for coffee or a meal, or shop for delicious deli items and wine.
Arbory Afloat Balearic Beach Club
Melbourne’s original floating bar is back, inspired by the exotic Balearic Islands.
Le Petit Gateau
An indulgent French patisserie serving sweet and savoury treats.
Experience a menu of remixed classics sitting alongside bold innovations.
Ima Project Cafe
Japanese cafe serving breakfast and lunch sets and dishes made with local, sustainable ingredients.
Be your own captain by renting a picnic boat, with no boat licence required.
Subterranean bar and restaurant underneath the Wheeler Centre serving Italian food.
This all-day restaurant and bar is a modern icon of Melbourne's food scene.
Hemingway's Wine Room
Brasserie and Wine Bar that is inspired by seasonality, with dishes based on European fundamentals
Small, hidden Japanese retro and pop culture bar serving Japanese whisky, beers and cocktails.
Floating bar on the Yarra River under the Southbank pedestrian bridge.
The French Brasserie
The French Brasserie offers a relaxing sanctuary at the top end of town with modern French cuisine.
The Drunken Poet
With live Irish music, the Drunken Poet is a real locals' pub - cute, cosy and friendly.
An environmentally conscious bottleshop with barrels of Australian-made wines.
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