Italian Masterpieces from Spain's Royal Court at the National Gallery of Victoria, 16 May – 31 August.
Dreamworks Animation, ACMI, Melbourne, Australia
Les Misérables − Now showing at Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne Writers Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Events

A whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne's busy events calendar is sure to excite.

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Aztecs

Aztecs

9 Apr - 10 Aug 2014

Immerse yourself in Melbourne Museum's fascinating exhibition on the rise and tragic fall of the Aztec Empire and the once great city of Tenochtitlan.

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DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition

Dreamworks Animation – The Exhibition

10 Apr - 5 Oct 2014

Take the journey from sketch to screen and see rarely seen drawings, models, original artworks and more from DreamWorks' much-loved animated classics.

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Les Misérables

Les Misérables

4 Jul - 21 Sep 2014

See Valjean, Fantine and Cosette take to the stage in Victor Hugo's classic story. It's one of the world's most popular musicals. Don't miss out.

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Trailer Park at Village Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Trailer Park

19 Jul - 17 Aug 2014

Pick and choose the most delicious dishes from Melbourne's top food trucks, all in one convenient Trailer Park on weekends throughout July and August.

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MIFF red carpet

Melbourne International Film Festival

31 Jul - 17 Aug 2014

Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.

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MWF at BMW Edge 2012

Melbourne Writers Festival

21 - 31 Aug 2014

Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.

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AFL final

AFL Finals Series

5 - 27 Sep 2014

Choose a team, scoff a meat pie and barrack hard with passionate Melburnians at this spectacular crescendo of 22 weeks of the Aussie Rules season.

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Melbourne Fringe Media Launch 2013

Melbourne Fringe Festival

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.

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2012 Melbourne Cup victory

Spring Racing Carnival

22 Sep - 25 Nov 2014

Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.

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Melbourne Festival

10 - 26 Oct 2014

Cram a year's worth of high art into two weeks and see the cream of Australian and international theatre, dance, visual arts, opera and music.

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Fiorente wins the 2013 Emirates Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Carnival

1 - 8 Nov 2014

Dress to impress and raise the stakes on the home straight of the Spring Racing Carnival, featuring well-known race days and the iconic Melbourne Cup.

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MMW2013

Melbourne Music Week

14 - 23 Nov 2014

Now in its ffifth year, Melbourne Music Week (MMW) takes over Melbourne once again with a carefully curated program of imaginative and eclectic...

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Dressage competition

EQUITANA Melbourne 2014

20 - 23 Nov 2014

EQUITANA in Australia is the most anticipated annual equine event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere attracting over 50,000 visitors per event....

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Australian Masters

2013 Australian Masters

20 - 23 Nov 2014

The 35th Australian Golf Masters will be played from 14-17 November and for the first time will be held at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club.

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Paspaley Polo in the City

Paspaley Polo in the City

29 Nov 2014

Paspaley Polo in the City is an annual polo series held throughout the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. It is a rare...

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Sail Melbourne

ISAF Sailing World Cup

7 - 14 Dec 2014

Kick off the 2014 Sailing World Cup when the flag is raised at Sandringham and get set for super sailing from Olympic athletes and sailing elite.

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Boxing Day Test

Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test

26 Dec 2014

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.

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Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015

9 - 31 Jan 2015

Make sure you're at AAMI Park for tough tousles between regional rivals when Australia hosts its biggest ever football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup.

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Australian Open Tennis

19 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

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.

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St Kilda Film Festival

31 Jan - 8 Feb 2015

The St Kilda Film Festival is back in 2015, it's Australia's longest running and highest profile short film festival and for six days (starting with...

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Winter Masterpieces

Melbourne's Winter Masterpieces brings you an annual series of major exhibitions from around the world. Italian Masterpieces from Spain's Royal Court, Museo del Prado and DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition are part of this year's amazing line up.

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