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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.
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...
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.
Now in its ffifth year, Melbourne Music Week (MMW) takes over Melbourne once again with a carefully curated program of imaginative and eclectic...
EQUITANA in Australia is the most anticipated annual equine event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere attracting over 50,000 visitors per event....
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.
10 Apr - 26 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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7 May - 7 Sep 2014
See the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good work their magic and find out what happened in the Land of Oz before Dorothy and Toto dropped in.
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.
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
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
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.
4 Sep 2014, 11 Sep 2014, 18 Sep 2014, 25 Sep 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...
1 Oct - 9 Nov 2014
Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.
10 - 26 Oct 2014
1 - 8 Nov 2014
14 - 23 Nov 2014
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.
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...
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.
26 Dec 2014
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.
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.
20 Feb - 10 May 2015
Seen by over 70 million people, Disney's landmark musical event The Lion King opens February at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne for a strictly limited...
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.
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.
Grab your trolley and wheel around Melbourne produce markets, vintage stalls and souvenir vendors in search of bargains too good, and they're true.
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.
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.
Celebrate food, art and culture from around the world in Melbourne from Greek food at the Antipodes Festival to indigenous events at Bunjilaka.
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.
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