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Horse racing

Spring Racing Carnival

Anticipation and excitement fill the air. Farewell winter and welcome spring with open arms. It’s a time when the city comes alive. People have a...

7 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
13 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
14 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
16 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Plays & musicals

Aladdin

‘A Broadway spectacular in a league of its own’ The Age Breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast...

Until 28 Jan 2018

Plays & musicals

Pop-up Globe

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.

Until 28 Jan 2018

Exhibitions

Wallace & Gromit and friends

See hand crafted plasticine models, storyboards and sketches from Aardman's famous claymation features.

Until 29 Jan 2018

Plays & musicals

The Book of Mormon

Don't miss this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Park and Avenue Q at the Princess Theatre. It's one for the books.

Until 4 Feb 2018

Sports

Boxing Day Ashes Test

Get out the zinc and the novelty hat and join up to 100,000 cricket fans at the MCG for a sporting event that's become an Australian institution.

26 - 30 Dec 2017

Sports

Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race has provided the ultimate test of a team and a human adventure like no other since 1973. The 2017-18 edition will take the teams...

27 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018

Sports

Australian Open Tennis

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.

15 - 28 Jan 2018

Cycling

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Watch in awe as elite cyclists race for glory in this celebrated one-day classic, weaving along the coast, through seaside towns and Geelong.

25 - 28 Jan 2018

Sports

Festival of Sails

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.

26 - 28 Jan 2018

Theatre & performing arts

Midsumma Festival

Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.

14 Jan - 4 Feb 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...

16 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018

Exhibitions

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.

25 Aug - 3 Sep 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Exhibitions

Masterworks from MoMA

The NGV will be the sole international venue for the Masterworks from MOMA exhibition, which will showcase renowned art and design from a line-up of...

8 Jun - 7 Oct 2018

Art & exhibitions

White Night Melbourne

Dusk till dawn, enjoy an all-night wonderland with more than 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light in and around Melbourne's CBD.

17 - 18 Feb 2018
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