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

Kabarisqué
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Kabarisqué

A monthly cabaret show with a cast of circus and burlesque artists.

Pharaoh
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Pharaoh

A celebration of 3000 years of ancient Egyptian art and culture through more than 500 works.

Lightscape
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Lightscape

The immersive Melbourne hit returns to transform Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne after dark.

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
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Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

Discover unique, handcrafted treasures made by local artisans.

Bourke Street Mall Busking
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Bourke Street Mall Busking

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

WICKED the Musical
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WICKED the Musical

Broadway’s biggest blockbuster WICKED has flown into Melbourne.

Kings of Comedy: Underground, Uncensored, Unrivalled
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Kings of Comedy: Underground, Uncensored, Unrivalled

Enjoy stand-up comedy from future stars and celebrity guest headliners.

Ancient Egypt for Kids
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Ancient Egypt for Kids

A free exhibition for kids with objects, hands-on activities, and cinematic screenings.

Ghosts? What Ghosts! Night Tour
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Ghosts? What Ghosts! Night Tour

Brace yourself for bone-strumming tales of unexplained sights after dark.

Sunday Night Stand Up Comedy Show
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Sunday Night Stand Up Comedy Show

A mix of comics from the TV and radio, alongside some future stars.

The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque
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The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque

Be captivated with over two hours of cabaret, burlesque comedy, sideshow and an array of surprises.

Strum and Sing Ukulele Group
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Strum and Sing Ukulele Group

A weekly free event for ukulele players and singers.

JXSH MVIR: Forever I Live
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JXSH MVIR: Forever I Live

The first major solo retrospective exhibition of the late Josh Muir.

Improvised Comedy: The Remix
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Improvised Comedy: The Remix

Improvised comedy from true stories, sampled and remixed to create comedy gold.

Baby Bounce
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Baby Bounce

A fun, interactive session designed for young children and their carers.

Melbourne's Brunch Afloat
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Melbourne's Brunch Afloat

Enjoy a two-hour bottomless brunch cruise along the Yarra River.

Pinot and Picasso
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Pinot and Picasso

Enjoy a creative experience built on connection and good times.

Motley Jazz
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Motley Jazz

See some of Melbourne’s finest jazz musicians at this free event at The Motley Bauhaus.

Comedy at the Coopers Inn
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Comedy at the Coopers Inn

A comedy club featuring the best local, interstate and international stand-up comedians.

Women Work for Victory in WWII
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Women Work for Victory in WWII

Explore the story of women on the home front during the Second World War.

Nobody Run Club
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Nobody Run Club

A free weekly running, coaching and social run group.

Mystery Basement Bar Hop
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Mystery Basement Bar Hop

Solve clues to unveil three hidden venues and enjoy pre-paid drinks and snacks.

Comedy at Spleen: Mondays
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Comedy at Spleen: Mondays

Come along to the city's longest-running comedy night.

Comedy in Theory
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Comedy in Theory

A comedy show in the centre of Melbourne, featuring some of the brightest rising stars.

Shrine Kids
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Shrine Kids

A free self-guided program for visitors of all ages.

Graeme Rowe: Collages Fahrenheit 451
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Graeme Rowe: Collages Fahrenheit 451

An exhibition of collage work by established Melbourne artist Graeme Rowe.

Memo Akten: Distributed Consciousness
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Memo Akten: Distributed Consciousness

A digital work merging human and non-human consciousness – via the AI musings of octopus critters.

Yarra Sunrise Running Tour
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Yarra Sunrise Running Tour

Explore Melbourne’s parks, gardens, fountains and sporting precincts.

Songbirds
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Songbirds

Come along to Southbank Library on Mondays for Songbirds.

Leonardo Da Vinci
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Leonardo Da Vinci

Explore the life and legacy of the visionary artist, inventor, scientist and philosopher.

Cheap Tuesday Stand-Up Comedy
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Cheap Tuesday Stand-Up Comedy

Enjoy new comedians doing their best, and the best comedians doing their new, plus happy hour!

Forest Therapy
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Forest Therapy

Unwind with forest therapy (shinrin-yoku) and immerse your senses in nature.

Sea Shanties and Folk Songs
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Sea Shanties and Folk Songs

Join this free weekly celebration of rollicking and spirited singing.

ACMI Preschoolers
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ACMI Preschoolers

A fun, free program created for 2-5 year-olds to enjoy ACMI with their parent, grandparent or carer.

Burlesque Life Drawing
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Burlesque Life Drawing

Engage your creative side with burlesque life drawing featuring stunning performances and poses.

Chime Choir 40th Anniversary Gala

Chime Choir 40th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate the choir's history and enjoy a performance with special guest conductors.

The Community Grocer Carlton
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The Community Grocer Carlton

A weekly pop-up market with fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices.

The Fluid Project
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The Fluid Project

A unique and joyful creative experience located at the Emporium Shopping Centre.

Improv Comedy Classes
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Improv Comedy Classes

Come and try your hand at improv comedy with a fun improv comedy session for beginners.

Trenches to Runway: Military Influences on Popular Fashion
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Trenches to Runway: Military Influences on Popular Fashion

Explore the enduring influence of military design on popular fashion.

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