World's Longest Lunch, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Daniel Mahon
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March

Prepare to party in Melbourne in March, when temperatures cool, nights remain long and there's a distinct festive spirit thanks to the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Formula 1 Grand Prix and the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. No wonder Melbourne is known as Australia's events capital.

2012 IGA World's Longest Lunch

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

27 Feb - 15 Mar 2015

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.

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Backstage

Port Fairy Folk Festival

6 - 9 Mar 2015

Twenty venues host one of Australia's largest music festivals presenting roots, celtic, folk, country, bluegrass, blues, jazz, rock, crossover and...

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Moomba

Moomba Festival

6 - 9 Mar 2015

Love Melbourne, Love Moomba! A celebrated part of the Melbourne events calendar for 60 years, Moomba will be back in 2014 with an exciting program of...

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3 Peaks - Tawonga Gap climb. Photo credit: Sarah Black

Scody 3 Peaks Challenge

8 Mar 2015

Rise to the challenge and test your road-cycling mettle over three epic alpine peaks: Tawonga Gap, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek.

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Australian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Grand Prix

12 - 15 Mar 2015

Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.

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Opening Night 2011

Castlemaine State Festival

13 - 22 Mar 2015

The Castlemaine State Festival is a ten day explosion of the arts, as the town's streets, parks and historic buildings come alive with the sights and...

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VAMFF

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

16 - 22 Mar 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.

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Craig Alexander - 2012 IRONMAN Melbourne Champion

IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Melbourne

22 Mar 2015

Gasp in awe at the endeavours of some seriously tough athletes as they embark on the challenging race through Melbourne's beautiful bayside suburbs.

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The Suzuki Night Market

The Summer Night Market

5 Nov 2014, 12 Nov 2014, 19 Nov 2014, 26 Nov 2014

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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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

25 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

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

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The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Flower and garden show

25 - 29 Mar 2015

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.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup

14 Feb 2015, 22 Feb 2015, 26 Feb 2015, 19 Mar 2015

Be part of the biggest international sporting event of 2015 when the world's cricketing nations contest the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Melbourne.

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