Discover things to do in Melbourne today, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit. Plus a range of virtual events for you enjoy at home.

23 Jul - 26 Feb

Future U

An exhibition exploring what it means to be human during a time of technological acceleration.

2 Dec - 27 Mar

Moonlight Cinema Melbourne

Australia's favourite outdoor cinema returns to Melbourne at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.

29 Oct - 31 Mar

South Wharf Summer Garden

A pop-up cocktail garden reminiscent of beach days and the Amalfi coast.

23 Sep - 1 Aug

Seeing the Invisible

An ambitious exhibition of artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology.

6 Dec - 28 Aug

NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]

An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.

12 Nov - 29 Apr

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

See the Broadway sensation at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.

14 Jan - 31 Mar

Kaleidosquare

This summer, prepare to see Fed Square through a different lens – a new colourful world to explore.

5 Jan - 25 Apr

Live at the Bowl

An open-air program of music, dance, circus, community-led and family-friendly events.

7 Dec - 17 Apr

Malthouse Outdoor Stage

Experience the best of live outdoor entertainment at Malthouse Outdoor Stage.

14 Jan - 25 Feb

Disney+ Drive-In

Open Air Cinemas present the return of the hugely popular Disney+ Drive-In.

8 Nov - 12 Jun

A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini

Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.

2 Dec - 24 Apr

MPavilion

Australia’s leading architecture and design event returns to Melbourne.

18 Dec - 30 Jan

School holidays

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.

4 Dec - 25 Apr

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto

A major exhibition focusing on the French couturière.

5 Jan - 6 Apr

Summer Night Market

Returning to the Queen Vic Market with street food, cocktails, shopping and live music.

3 Nov - 27 Mar

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

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Major events

From the Australian Open to the Melbourne Cup, major events take centre stage throughout the year.

1 May - 31 May

What's on in May

Things to do in Melbourne in May, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.

1 Oct - 31 Oct

What's on in October

Things to do in Melbourne in October, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.

1 Sep - 30 Sep

What's on in September

Things to do in Melbourne in September, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.