Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Boxing Day Test

26 December

Join cricket fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the Boxing Day Test.

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ISAF Sailing World Cup, Melbourne, Victoria
Australian Open tennis at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Grand Slam

Australian Open 2015

Tennis greats serve up their best at Melbourne Park for the first Grand Slam of the year.

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The Lion King, 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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Les Misérables

Les Misérables

4 Jul - 20 Dec 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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Once

Once

26 Sep - 31 Dec 2014

Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.

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Jean

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

17 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015

Celebrate the unconventional and irreverent designs of the groundbreaking French couturier, Jean Paul Gaultier at an exclusive Australian exhibition.

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Pennsylvania Avenue

Pennsylvania Avenue

8 Nov - 20 Dec 2014

The Melbourne Theatre Company presents an astonishing collaboration of three artists in 2009 led to one of the runaway hits of the Australian theatre...

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Keringke Arts - Eastern Arrernte Art

25 Nov - 6 Dec 2014

Experience the bold, cultural colours of Keringke. Various Keringke Artists have developed this painting style over twenty five years. It is most...

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Paspaley Polo in the City

Waterford Crystal Polo in the City

29 Nov 2014

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

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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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Rizzo and the Grease Cast

GREASE

11 Dec 2014 - 11 Jan 2015

Grease is the word and it's also the place to be when the number one party musical returns to Melbourne in a new multi-million dollar production.

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Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test

Boxing Day Test

26 - 30 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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Simon Viitakangas

Australian Master of the Amateurs

5 - 9 Jan 2015

The Australian Master of the Amateurs Championship is the highest ranked Amateur Golf Championship in Australia. Internationally recognised, the 2015...

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Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015

9 - 31 Jan 2015

Make sure you're at AAMI Park for tough tussles 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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Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

20 Jan - 15 Mar 2015

Soak up all the glitz, glamour and laughs of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, the stage show based on the much-loved Australian film.

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Exxopolis

SummerSalt Outdoor Arts Festival

23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015

Summersalt - the outdoor arts festival you'll flip for! Over five extraordinary summer weekends, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is turned on its head....

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THE LION KING

The Lion King

20 Feb - 10 May 2015

Follow Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands in this acclaimed production with stunning effects and unforgettable music.

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Wonderland, White Night Melbourne 2013

White Night

21 - 22 Feb 2015

Dusk til dawn, enjoy over 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light. Discover an all-night wonderland for everyone to explore.

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2012 IGA World's Longest Lunch

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

27 Feb - 15 Mar 2015

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.

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Moomba

Moomba Festival

6 - 9 Mar 2015

Love Melbourne, Love Moomba! A celebrated part of the Melbourne events calendar for 60 years, Moomba will be back in 2014 with an exciting program of...

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Australian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Grand Prix

12 - 15 Mar 2015

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.

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

25 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

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