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Melbourne Cup Carnival
Thursday, 26 January
Monday, 13 March
Friday, 14 April
Monday, 17 April
Tuesday, 25 April
Queen's Birthday holiday
Monday, 12 June
Friday before AFL Grand Final
Friday, 29 September
Melbourne Cup Day
Tuesday, 7 November
Monday, 25 December
Tuesday, 26 December
23 September – 8 October
23 December – 29 Jan 2018
Ends Sunday, 3 April
Starts Sunday, 1 October
This event is held at various locations, please see website for further information. Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts is an...
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.
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.
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
Witness Ford, Holden, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and Volvo battle it out for last minute Championship points on one of Australia's fastest racing tracks.
Surf's up at Bells Beach every Easter, when the world's top ranked surfers carve up the waves and compete for the most sought after trophy in surfing.
Indulge in a weekend of book browsing when Clunes becomes a European-styled Booktown, complete with collectable titles, writers talks, and workshops.
See celebrity chef Miguel Maestre in action and soak up the live music and family fun – all in the heart of the beautiful Grampians National Park.
High Country Harvest 2017 celebrates the finest innovative food, wine, craft beer and spirits in Victoria's spectacular North East. 53 innovative...
The Great Ocean Road Running Festival, 20-21 May attracts thousands of participants seeking to conquer one of the most stunning and unique marathons...
See Neymar Jr and Messi in an all-star soccer line-up as the Brazil and Argentinian national teams go head-to-head in the ultimate football match.
The 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival will electrify the city this winter with an extraordinary program of international jazz greats. The...
Contemplate Van Gogh's life and experiences through his observations of seasonal change at NGV Melbourne's internationally exclusive exhibition.
See hand crafted plasticine models, storyboards and sketches from Aardman’s famous claymation features.
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.