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.

What's on in January

January in Melbourne brings the Australian Open, the summer school holidays and outdoor concerts and music festivals. There are public holidays for New Year's Day on Friday 1 January and Australia Day on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

  • Australian Open Tennis
  • Midsumma Festival
  • Melbourne Wedding and Bridal Expo

What's on in February

February in Melbourne brings lunar new year celebrations, the annual Sidney Myer free concerts with the MSO, and cultural celebrations from the Lonsdale Street Greek Festival to the Russian Festival and the Japanese Summer Festival.

What's on in March

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

What's on in April

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

What's on in May

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

What's on in June

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

What's on in July

Discover things to do in July, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

What's on in August

Discover things to do in August, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

What's on in September

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

What's on in October

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

What's on in November

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

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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La Mama Courthouse

One of the great independent theatres of the city with a focus on diversity and inclusivity.

Regent Theatre

This landmark theatre is one of Melbourne’s premier live performance venues.

Melbourne Museum

Explore history, culture, science, and nature at this popular Melbourne attraction.

Her Majesty's Theatre

This heritage-listed theatre has provided entertainment for Melbourne since 1886.