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.

Loaded

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.

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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.