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

Destiny Deacon: Destiny

12 Oct - 28 Feb

The largest retrospective of Destiny Deacon's work to date marks her first solo show in 15 years.


30 Oct - 22 Nov

Ari is 19. He doesn't want to be gay. He doesn’t want to be Greek. He doesn’t want to be anything.


The Big Bike Film Night

28 Oct

Come along for the ride and see the best cycling short films from around the world!

Ardoch Great Race

3 Oct

Race around the city solving games and puzzles, plus support education for disadvantaged children.

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4 Feb - 7 Feb

Melbourne Art Fair

Melbourne Art Fair presents iconic and new work from the region’s most respected galleries.

16 Sep - 26 Sep

Into the Woods

This classic musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine comes to Meat Market in September 2020.

3 Nov - 6 Nov

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event, showcasing Melbourne's coffee talent.

19 May - 31 Aug

Afternoon Tea and Talk

A weekly online discussion series with authors and writers hosted by Astrid Edwards.