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


Nonstop DJs

Catch DJs from all corners of the music scene bring the best beats to the Melbourne Museum plaza.


NGV Architecture Commission: Temple of Boom

An outdoor installation in the NGV garden inspired by the The Parthenon.


Summer Night Market

Come along on Wednesday nights for shopping, eating, drinking, live music and sunset vibes.

Moonlight Cinema Melbourne

Don't miss out on cult classics, blockbusters and family favourites under the stars.


Nocturnal returns to transform Melbourne Museum with pop-up bars, gallery access and Tkay Maidza.


Santa's Workshop

Say hello to the big man and pose for a photo as Santa and his elves make toys and presents.


Melbourne Town Hall Christmas Projections

Let it glow with the city’s famous Christmas projections.

Colours of Malaysia Festival

Celebrate the traditions of Malaysia at Queen Vic Market.

Handel's Messiah at Melbourne Town Hall

Don't miss the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic's annual performance of the famous oratorio.


Christmas Pop-Up Playground

Giant swings and a light-up dancefloor take over Queensbridge Square this Christmas.


Melbourne Moderns

Engrossing and visually spectacular psychedelic trip through the modern architecture of Melbourne.

Basement Comedy Club: Special TV Guests

See Damien Power, Danny McGinlay, Amos Gill, Daniel Connell and more this Friday and Saturday.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The dazzling new production is guaranteed to make your heart sing.


Bricktionary: The Interactive Exhibition

Discover the biggest and best LEGO creations this interactive exhibition.



The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.


Tyama: A Multisensory Experience of Nature

Discover senses beyond human perception, alongside the animals that use them.


The Rest Is Up To You

Step inside the world of Melbourne Fringe and experience 40 years of festival history.


A Christmas Carol

The Charles Dickens classic starring David Wenham comes to Melbourne this holiday season.

Chocolate and Wine Matching

Join head chef Sigrid de Castella to enjoy truffles matched to wines.


Bourke Street Mall Busking

Meet Melbourne's marvellous musicians and more in the iconic Bourke Street Mall busking spots.


China – The Past is Present

Highlights from the NGV’s collections of Chinese art and design.


Pink Diamonds

Discover the spectacular beauty of pink diamonds.


Row Ho Ho Christmas Installation

Santa and his Christmas dolphins have landed in the Yarra.



An immersive, multi-sensory installation adorned with Rone’s haunting signature murals.

Blossom and Berry Degustation With Chef Sigrid

Grab your seat for an indulgent degustation feast themed around edible flowers and berries.


Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection

Discover art that builds on and challenges tradition in Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection.


The Phantom of the Opera

Experience the phenomenon when the spectacular new production comes to Melbourne.


Kings of Comedy: Underground, Uncensored, Unrivalled

Stand-up comedy from future stars and celebrity guest headliners.


Myer Christmas Windows

This festive season, the annual display celebrates Disney's 100 Years of Wonder.


Always Live

Enjoy a brand-new Victoria-wide celebration of live contemporary music.


The Global Life of Design

Explore how global trade and supply chains have influenced international design into the modern day.

The Big Design Market

Shop, eat, play at Melbourne's biggest design market.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.


Friends! The Musical Parody

Celebrate the misadventures of our favourite 20-something pals in life, work and love in 1990s NYC.


Naadohbii: To Draw Water

An exhibition of First Peoples contemporary art from Canada, NZ and Australia.


Elfie Selfie

Create an animated augmented reality Christmas card to share with all your friends.


Christmas in the city

See the city light up with dazzling displays, festive events and activities for the whole family.


Docklands Christmas Maze

Find your holiday cheer at the giant Christmas maze, with amazing prizes to be won.


Potion Putt: A Wizardy Mini-golf Course

Test your magic and wizarding putt-putt skills at this mini-golf course.

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