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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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Exhibitions

Scorsese

Scorsese, drawn from his personal collection explores his inspirations, creative process and key collaborations, offering comprehensive insight into...

Until 18 Sep 2016

Plays & musicals

Singin' in the Rain

After a sell-out West End season, unparalleled praise from critics and audiences alike, four Olivier Award nominations, and a major United Kingdom...

Until 26 Jun 2016

Plays & musicals

Sound of Music

Following its record-breaking run at the London Palladium, the world's best-loved musical, The Sound of Music, is coming to Melbourne. Returning to...

Until 26 Jun 2016

Exhibitions

Marilyn Monroe

Bendigo Art Gallery and Twentieth Century Fox present Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn Monroe remains one of the most celebrated and enigmatic film stars in...

Until 10 Jul 2016

Exhibitions

200 Years of Fashion

Over 120 works from more than ninety designers are presented in this exhibition - the first major survey of Australian fashion to be undertaken in...

Until 31 Jul 2016

Exhibitions

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

Get closer to dinosaurs than ever before in Jurassic World: The Exhibition! Based on one of the biggest blockbusters in cinema history, the...

Until 9 Oct 2016

Plays & musicals

Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl. With book by...

Until 11 Nov 2016

Festivals

Melbourne Jazz Festival

The 2016 Melbourne International Jazz Festival will electrify the city this winter with an extraordinary program of international jazz greats. The...

3 Jun 2016
4 Jun 2016
5 Jun 2016
6 Jun 2016

Exhibitions

Degas: A New Vision

Edgar Degas is one of the most celebrated artists associated with French Impressionism. The art he made over more than fifty years of constant...

24 Jun - 18 Sep 2016

Sports

2016 International Champions Cup

Defending A-League champions, Melbourne Victory, will host powerhouse European football clubs - England's Tottenham Hotspur and Italy's Juventus...

23 - 29 Jul 2016

Festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival

Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.

28 Jul 2016
29 Jul 2016
30 Jul 2016
31 Jul 2016

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.

26 Aug 2016
27 Aug 2016
28 Aug 2016
29 Aug 2016

Plays & musicals

We Will Rock You

We Will Rock You, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton, is coming to the Regent Theatre in August 2016. This multi-million dollar...

30 Aug 2016
30 Aug 2016
31 Aug 2016
1 Sep 2016

Sports

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Glamorous, refined and layered with history, Flemington is the beating heart of Australian horse racing. Hosting six incredible racedays comprising...

10 Sep 2016
11 Sep 2016
12 Sep 2016
13 Sep 2016

Theatre & performing arts

Melbourne Fringe Festival

The Melbourne Fringe Festival is Victoria's largest celebration of independent art, featuring local, national and international artists activating a...

15 Sep - 2 Oct 2016
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