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From colourful racing carnivals to Grand Slam tennis, there's always something exciting happening in Victoria. With food and wine events, jazz, and comedy shows, surfing tournaments, and flower and garden displays – Victoria celebrates with major festivals and special events throughout the year.

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Sports

One Day International - Aus v England

One Day Internationals do not get much better than Australia versus England, and fans will have their chance to see the action and be a part of the...

14 Jan 2018

Sports

State of Origin 2018 Game I

Feel every moment of the State of Origin, opening game of the 2018 Holden State of Origin series on Wednesday 6 June, at Melbourne's iconic MCG.

6 Jun 2018

Exhibitions

Ballarat International Foto Biennale

Spanning 31 days and nights, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale provides a focus for the most exciting and innovative Australian and...

Until 17 Sep 2017

Exhibitions

Wallace & Gromit and friends

See hand crafted plasticine models, storyboards and sketches from Aardman's famous claymation features.

Until 29 Oct 2017

Plays & musicals

The Book of Mormon

Don't miss this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Park and Avenue Q at the Princess Theatre. It's one for the books.

Until 4 Nov 2017

Plays & musicals

Disney's Aladdin - The Hit Broadway Musical

Aladdin is the must-see show of the year and “Broadway’s biggest new hit!” (Entertainment Weekly). From the producer of The Lion King, the beloved...

Until 3 Dec 2017

Festivals

Grampians Grape Escape

See celebrity chef Miguel Maestre in action and soak up the live music and family fun – all in the heart of the beautiful Grampians National Park.

5 May 2018
6 May 2018

Comedy

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

28 Mar - 22 Apr 2018

Sports

Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

Surf's up at Bells Beach every Easter, when the world's top ranked surfers carve up the waves and compete for the most sought after trophy in surfing.

29 Mar - 8 Apr 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Exhibitions

Melbourne Writers Festival

Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.

25 Aug - 3 Sep 2017

Lifestyle

Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) is the city's premier consumer fashion event of the year. MFW will celebrate Melbourne’s intersecting creative...

1 - 8 Sep 2017

Sports

Festival of Sails

Join over 100,000 spectators on Geelong's waterfront this Australia Day weekend for five days of yacht racing, live music, fireworks and lots more.

26 - 28 Jan 2018

Sports

AFL Finals Series

Don't miss the spectacular crescendo of 23 weeks of fantastic competition in the Australian Football League Finals Series. From March to September,...

7 - 30 Sep 2017

Theatre & performing arts

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for everyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, Melbourne Fringe...

14 Sep - 1 Oct 2017

Festivals

Queenscliff Music Festival

The Queenscliff Music Festival once again hits the shores of Queenscliff this November. With a reputation for providing an intimate festival...

24 - 26 Nov 2017
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