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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
21 December – 30 January 2017
23 September – 8 October
23 December – 29 Jan 2018
Ends Sunday, 3 April
Starts Sunday, 1 October
Dusk till dawn, enjoy over 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light. Discover an all-night wonderland for everyone to explore.
The name Bulgari is synonymous with 1960s Italian glamour. Richard Burton famously quipped that in the nine months Elizabeth Taylor spent in Rome...
Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.
John Olsen is one of Australia’s greatest living artists. Born in Newcastle NSW in 1928, Olsen is well known for his energetic and distinctive...
The spectacular and avant-garde creations of international luxury fashion house Viktor and Rolf, is showcased in a world-first exhibition developed...
Melbourne loves Kinky Boots! Melbourne audiences are raving about Kinky Boots, the hilarious and heart-warming new musical now playing at Her...
The NGV presents a major solo exhibition of one of the most influential living artists, David Hockney: Current. The exhibition, curated by the NGV in...
The Jayco Herald Sun Tour 2017 is heading to Falls Creek as the destination chosen for the Stage One finish. Australia’s oldest stage race, the tour...
Join over 100,000 spectators on Geelong's waterfront this Australia Day weekend for five days of yacht racing, live music, fireworks and lots more.
Experience a weekend of the world’s best cycling and take in the spectacular coastal scenery on this elite one day cycle race.
The Jayco Herald Sun Tour is Australia's oldest stage race celebrating 64 years of captivating cycling from February 1 to 7, 2017. Starting in...
The 64th edition of Australia's oldest stage race, the Jayco Herald Sun Tour will see an exciting Stage Two Finish in Beechworth on the afternoon of...
Now in its 64th year, the Jayco Herald Sun Tour is Australia's oldest stage race. It is one of Australia's heritage sporting events. Join in the...
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.
Join Australia's biggest free celebration of summer, showcasing Australian artists and talents against the spectacular natural beauty of the St Kilda...
Get pole position in the race to check out the new bikes for 2015 at the first superbike meet of the year, at the spectacular Phillip Island circuit.
Bring the family, meet the pilots and celebrate the power of flight with stunning aerial displays of vintage, commercial and military aircraft.
Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find accommodation to suit your budget from luxury city hotels, boutique hotels, apartments and motels to B&Bs, caravan parks and backpacker hostels.