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What's On in May

A child trying out virtual reality goggles at a Melbourne Knowledge Week event.
Find out what's on in May with our guide to Melbourne's biggest events, festivals, musicals and things to do.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Explore unique and free events in May with the return of Melbourne Knowledge Week (20-26 May) and the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (9-23 May).

Embrace the new season at the Winter Village at Fed Square featuring an ice skating rink and a cosy igloo village and don’t miss the Australian premiere of the David Bowie and Enda Walsh musical, Lazarus.

Image of Melbourne Knowledge Week
Mon 20 May 2019 to Sun 26 May 2019
Discover bold ideas, inspiring creativity and smart technologies in a week of future-focused events for curious minds of all ages.
Image of Lazarus
Sat 18 May 2019 to Sun 09 Jun 2019
Don't miss the Australian premiere of the ground-breaking David Bowie and Enda Walsh musical, Lazarus.
Image of The Winter Village at Fed Square
Fri 03 May 2019 to Sun 01 Sep 2019
Check out the euro-style winter wonderland at Fed Square this winter, with ice skating, private igloos, vast dining halls and more!
Image of Revolutions: Records and Rebels
Sat 27 Apr 2019 to Sun 25 Aug 2019
Revolutions: Records and Rebels is an exciting exhibition that explores the explosive years of 1966-1970.
Image of Melbourne Book Market
Sun 12 May 2019 to Sun 25 Aug 2019
Browse a curated collection of more than 5000 new and pre-loved titles selected by 15 of Melbourne's most experienced book dealers.
Image of Good Food and Wine Show
Fri 31 May 2019 to Sun 02 Jun 2019
Enjoy a fantastic day out with friends, sampling the latest foods, wines and products.
Image of Come From Away
Wed 03 Jul 2019 to Sun 29 Sep 2019
Don't miss this new Broadway musical that tells the true 9/11 story of thousands of stranded passengers and the Newfoundland town that welcomed them.
Image of Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang
Fri 24 May 2019 to Sun 13 Oct 2019
The National Gallery of Victoria presents China's ancient Terracotta Warriors alongside a parallel display of new works by Cai Guo-Qiang.
Image of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Wed 16 Jan 2019 to Sun 22 Mar 2020
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.


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