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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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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

Exhibitions

Scorsese

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

24 Jul 2016
25 Jul 2016
26 Jul 2016
27 Jul 2016

Art & 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

Plays & musicals

The 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 31 Jul 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...

Until 18 Sep 2016

Sports

2016 International Champions Cup

Powerhouse A-League team, Melbourne Victory, will host star European football clubs - England's Tottenham Hotspur and Italy's Juventus Football Club...

26 Jul 2016
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 - 14 Aug 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 - 4 Sep 2016

Sports

Australian Netball Diamonds v New Zealand Silver Ferns

The Australian Diamonds host New Zealand's Silver Ferns at Margaret Court Arena, during the International Netball Series. This will be the first...

4 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 - 5 Nov 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 - 25 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

Motor sport

Motorcycle Grand Prix

Make the pilgrimage to Australia's home of motorcycle racing with friends and family, meet up with old mates and celebrate on an island full of fans.

21 - 23 Oct 2016

Theatre & performing arts

Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of...

6 - 23 Oct 2016

Sports

Fast5 Netball World Series

Fast5 Netball is netball like you have never seen before. With five players a side, shorter quarters, power plays and super shots the action is fast...

29 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
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