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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

Marimekko: Design Icon

See Marimekko's iconic fabric patterns and unconventional ready-to-wear outfits from the 1960s and 70s. On show at Bendigo Art Gallery.

Until 11 Jun 2018

Plays & musicals

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with extraordinary talent. Her music would become the...

Until 30 Jun 2018

Plays & musicals

The Wizard of Oz

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting revision of the all time classic. Developed from the...

Until 15 Jul 2018

Exhibitions

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

You have seen the television series and have heard the stories of savagery associated with the Vikings, now see them for what they really were....

Until 26 Aug 2018

Exhibitions

Wonderland

Wonderland celebrates more than a century of Lewis Carroll's timeless Alice stories on screen. This world premiere exhibition explores how dozens of...

Until 7 Oct 2018

Sports

World Cup of Golf 2018

The 59th edition of the World Cup of Golf will return to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with The Metropolitan Golf Club, one of the best-conditioned...

21 - 25 Nov 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

Festivals

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

With a program catering for a range of audiences, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival is sure to fulfill your winter entertainment needs. Held...

1 - 10 Jun 2018

Horse racing

Melbourne Cup Carnival

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is an out of this world combination of first-class racing, larger than life fashion, fun, and history that occupies an...

3 - 10 Nov 2018

Sports

Qantas Wallabies v Ireland - Test 2

The Qantas Wallabies will host Ireland in the first three-Test series ever played between the two nations this June. The Wallabies have an imposing...

16 Jun 2018

Film festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

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

2 - 19 Aug 2018

Art & exhibitions

White Night Bendigo

See Bendigo's city centre transformed through installations, lighting, exhibitions, street performances, film, music, dance and interactive events.

1 Sep 2018

Literature

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.

24 Aug - 2 Sep 2018

Exhibitions

Mandela My Life: The Exhibition

Mandela My Life: The Exhibition is a new world-class, collections-rich exhibition on the inspirational life of Nelson Mandela. Produced in close...

22 Sep 2018
22 Sep 2018

Theatre & performing arts

Melbourne Fringe Festival

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

13 - 30 Sep 2018
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