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Melbourne Cup Carnival
New year's day
Monday, 1 January 2018
Friday, 26 January 2018
Monday, 12 March 2018
Friday, 30 March 2018
Monday, 2 April 2018
Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Queen's Birthday holiday
Monday, 11 June 2018
Friday before AFL Grand Final
Friday, 29 September 2017
Melbourne Cup Day
Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Monday, 25 December 2017
Tuesday, 26 December 2017
30 March – 15 April 2018
30 June – 15 July 2018
23 September 2017 – 8 October 2018
23 December 2017 – 29 Jan 2018
Ends Sunday, 1 April 2018
Starts Sunday, 1 October 2017
Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.
Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) 2017 is the premier fashion event of the season. This week-long festival positions Melbourne as Australia’s...
Spanning 31 days and nights, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale provides a focus for the most exciting and innovative Australian and...
Don't miss the spectacular crescendo of 23 weeks of fantastic competition in the Australian Football League Finals Series. From March to September,...
Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for everyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, Melbourne Fringe...
The Port Fairy Spring Music Festival has a classical music theme and musicians from within Australia as well as overseas artists, perform in small...
Sparking connections to redefine the arts experience. Provoking and inspiring, Melbourne Festival seeks to connect art forms, people and ideas. At...
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.
In 2017, the best players and teams from around the globe will descend on Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea for the Rugby League World Cup....
QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix will be hosted at the largest indoor motor racing spectacle in the southern hemisphere, Etihad...
The Fast5 Netball World Series will ignite your senses. It's netball, but not as you know it, the five-a-side game faster, with dynamic rule changes...
In celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the House of Dior, one of the most prestigious couture houses in the world, the National Gallery of...
See Shakespeare like it's 1614. Epic battles and laugh-out-loud comedy, all play out in a full-scale replica of one of history's greatest theatres.
Travel from mountains to coast to city in no time at all thanks to Victoria's compact size. Follow tourist routes or make it up as you go along.
Find accommodation to suit your budget from luxury city hotels, boutique hotels, apartments and motels to B&Bs, caravan parks and backpacker hostels.
There's so much to see and do across Victoria and our handy list of the top attractions helps you work out where to begin, in city or country.
Life's worth celebrating in Victoria. A packed calendar of events ensures there's a party in every corner of the state, whenever you visit.