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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
You'll discover a particularly merry festive season in Melbourne and Victoria, which spends much of December building up excitement for the Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test cricket spectacular. The start of summer is made even hotter by the Summer Night Market and the return of Grease to the Regent Theatre stage.
28 Jan 2015, 4 Feb 2015, 11 Feb 2015, 18 Feb 2015
Treat your tastebuds to a world tour, enjoy live entertainment, and be inspired by local design and produce. Every Wednesday night this summer.
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Things to do in Victoria
Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.
Pack your mountain bike for three days of racing and recreational trails, and or just tag along and indulge at the nearby food, wine and music festival.
Dusk til dawn, enjoy over 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light. Discover an all-night wonderland for everyone to explore.
Take a picnic and take in all the racing action at Towong Turf Club, a good bet for a full day of country-racing fun and family entertainment.
Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
Gasp in awe at the endeavours of some seriously tough athletes as they embark on the challenging race through Melbourne's beautiful bayside suburbs.
Celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer pride with a long weekend of festivities at this chilled out, down-to-earth, country event.
Raise a toast to regional producers and savour a meal and a glass of wine at delicious food festival events, including the World's Longest Lunch.
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
See one of the Southern Hemisphere's most impressive collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art at this iconic Melbourne gallery.
Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Enliven your zoo visit with up-close Wild Encounters tours, groove in summer to the 'Zoo Twilights' music performances, or just gawp at new arrivals.
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