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What's On in June

Promotional image of band performing at Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
Find out what's on in Melbourne in June, from the jazz festival to the good food and wine show and the winter night market.​​​​​​​​​

June overview

June in Melbourne marks the start of winter and a celebration of food, wine, music and culture. It's also a long weekend for many, with a public holiday for the Queen's Birthday on Monday 8 June.

Discover new sounds at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, enjoy a culinary adventure at the Good Food and Wine Show or gather around a roaring fire at the QVM Winter Night Market.

June events highlights

Image of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Wed 16 Jan 2019 to Sun 12 Jul 2020
Experience the magic of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two.
Image of K-Box
Fri 29 May 2020 to Sun 21 Jun 2020
A 30-something Korean adoptee finds the raucous and riotous side of family in this surreal comedy.
Image of Top Arts 2020
Fri 13 Mar 2020 to Sun 12 Jul 2020
Top Arts 2020 celebrates the exceptional and thought-provoking work of VCE Art and VCE Studio Arts students.
Image of Destiny Deacon
Fri 27 Mar 2020 to Sun 09 Aug 2020
Destiny Deacon is one of Australia’s boldest and most acclaimed contemporary artists. Destiny marks the artist’s first solo show in over 15 years.
Image of Yma Sumac: The Peruvian Songbird
Thu 18 Jun 2020 to Sat 20 Jun 2020
Cabaret star Ali McGregor brings her extraordinary voice to the music of the Peruvian sensation who astounded 1950s American audiences.
Image of Ivan Durrant: Barrier Draw
Fri 01 May 2020 to Sun 25 Oct 2020
Described as the enfant terrible of Australian art, Ivan Durrant is a leading exponent of photorealist painting.
Image of Cinderella
Sat 13 Jun 2020, 11am – noon
This humorous, heart-warming and family-friendly show based on the treasured fairy tale is the perfect chance for kids to discover opera.
Image of SIX the Musical
Thu 23 Apr 2020 to Sun 07 Jun 2020
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the microphone to tell their tales.
Image of Pierre Bonnard
Fri 05 Jun 2020 to Sun 04 Oct 2020
Pierre Bonnard is a presentation of the celebrated French artist's works. Award-winning Paris-based designer India Mahdavi will design the exhibition.
Image of Lightscape
Fri 19 Jun 2020 to Sun 19 Jul 2020
See Melbourne Gardens in a new light next winter. Journey through glowing landscapes and walk beneath tree canopies drenched in colour.
Image of Olaf Breuning: Plans for the Planet
Fri 22 May 2020 to Sat 31 Oct 2020
Artist Olaf Breuning presents a large-scale participatory exhibition for children that plays to young people’s universal love of adventure.
Image of Bran Nue Dae
Fri 12 Jun 2020 to Sun 12 Jul 2020
Set out on the road trip of a lifetime with a spunky runaway teenager, two hippies, a wily uncle, and a German priest.


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