Make the most of your visit to Melbourne with our monthly guides to what's on in the city, from fantastic festivals to major events and everything in between.

Large crowd of people watching a concert at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

What's on in January

Things to do in Melbourne in January, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.
Crowd of people seated on the grass watching Moonlight Cinema in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

What's on in February

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

Carnival ride lit up in neon colours at night for Moomba.

What's on in March

Things to do in Melbourne in March, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.
Melbourne Town Hall lit up for Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

What's on in April

Things to do in Melbourne in April, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.
The National Gallery Victoria lit up at night.

What's on in May

Things to do in Melbourne in May, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.
Four people walking down an alley covered in street art.

What's on in July

Discover things to do in July, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.
A crowd of people mingling inside Forum Melbourne.

What's on in August

Discover things to do in August, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.
A view from above of Marvel Stadium and city buildings.

What's on in September

Things to do in Melbourne in September, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.
The exterior of a theatre lit up red for Moulin Rouge.

What's on in October

Things to do in Melbourne in October, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.
A chef cooking meat skewers over a flaming grill.

What's on in November

Things to do in Melbourne in November, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.
Christmas tree and decorations at Fed Square at night.

What's on in December

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

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What's free in Melbourne this month

What's free in Melbourne this month

Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.

Major events

Major events

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

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

Melbourne's best blockbuster events

The best major events on in Melbourne this year.

Attractions and sights

Attractions and sights

Explore Melbourne's attractions, from laneways and street art to lush parks and grand galleries.