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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.
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
Hear something new in Melbourne's jazz bars and clubs this Queens Birthday weekend. Catch exclusive international acts and local newcomers.
Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and events 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.
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.
PAX is back in Melbourne in 2014; it will be bigger and better and now held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Building. PAX is the largest...
26 Mar - 20 Apr 2014
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25 Apr 2014
Join in the fun at Flemington Racecourse on ANZAC Day for our traditional tribute to the courageous men and women who have served our nation. The...
3 - 4 May 2014
Now in its 26th year, the Kellybrook Cider Festival allows visitors to immerse themselves in all things cider! Highlights of the event included...
17 - 25 May 2014
Raise a glass or two to the growing crop of microbreweries at Good Beer Week, featuring showcases, tastings, masterclasses, and even beer brekkies.
22 - 31 May 2014
The St Kilda Film Festival is back in 2014, it's Australia's longest running and highest profile short film festival and for six days (starting with...
30 May - 8 Jun 2014
6 - 9 Jun 2014
Incorporating a great weekend of entertainment over the Queen's Birthday long weekend Melbourne International 3 Day Event is a highlight on the...
19 - 29 Jun 2014
The annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival will burst forth across the city in 16 venues this June. Featuring an amazing list of overseas shows never...
4 Jul - 21 Sep 2014
Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg's legendary musical, Les Miserables will come to Melbourne in June 2014. With...
24 Apr 2014, 1 May 2014, 8 May 2014, 15 May 2014
Melbourne's best quality night of comedy is here! Every Thursday night in the city, Five Boroughs Comedy has some of the biggest names in Australian...
18 - 27 Jul 2014
Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.
26 - 27 Jul 2014
Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.
31 Jul - 17 Aug 2014
21 - 31 Aug 2014
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.
17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014
The Melbourne Fringe Festival is a celebration, featuring artists from Melbourne and beyond activating the city and spaces we live in with works...
18 - 21 Sep 2014
The Australian Showjumping Championships are the national titles for the equestrian sport of Showjumping. Riders from all over Australia will compete...
20 Sep - 22 Nov 2014 (dates to be confirmed)
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.
10 - 26 Oct 2014
1 - 8 Nov 2014
The Melbourne Cup Carnival is an unequalled world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, culture, food and wine all...
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.
X marks the spot at Polly Woodside on the first Sunday of the month. Dress as a pirate and head to Polly Woodside to help us search for hidden...
Join community events, fairs, fetes, fundraisers and local festivals, from Moomba to ANZAC Day, right across Melbourne.
Treat your palate to an array of flavours at one of many food and wine events held in Melbourne, taste gourmet delights and fresh local produce.
Join like-minded green thumbs and farming folk at events in Melbourne dedicated to all things nature and the outdoors.
From dance lessons, craft workshops and cooking classes to courses in bread making, print making and Indigenous handicrafts, the choices are endless.
Melbourne's love affair with the silver screen grows stronger with each passing year, as new festivals, cinemas and exhibits spring up all the time.
Celebrate food, art and culture from around the world in Melbourne from Greek food at the Antipodes Festival to indigenous events at Bunjilaka.
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