The Lion King, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
ICC Cricket World Cup, Melbourne, Australia
Gala dinner, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Food & Wine Festival

27 February – 15 March

Raise a toast to renowned chefs, peerless produce, and wonderful winemakers at foodie events.

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Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne

Strictly Ballroom

Her Majesty's Theatre

Step out for the musical stage show based on Baz Luhrmann's classic Australian film.

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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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Opel Moonlight Cinema, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: John Gollings

Moonlight Cinema

4 Dec 2014 - 29 Mar 2015

Watch your favourite flicks as the sun sets and the bats flap overhead at Melbourne's original summer outdoor cinema in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Ben Quilty

26 Dec 2014 - 1 Mar 2015

Works from Ben Quilty's recent solo exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery will feature in a new exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery. One of...

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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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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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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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2015 Formula 1® Rolex 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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The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Flower and garden show

25 - 29 Mar 2015

Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

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The (Very) Big Laugh Out

27 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup

19 Mar 2015, 29 Mar 2015

Be part of the biggest international sporting event of 2015 when the world's cricketing nations contest the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Melbourne.

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The WW1 Centenary Exhibition

The WW1 Centenary Exhibition

17 Apr - 4 Oct 2015

Gain valuable insights into 'The Great War' with over 350 of the most significant historical artifacts from the Imperial War Museums in London.

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ANZAC Day at Flemington Racecourse

ANZAC Day at Flemington Racecourse

25 Apr 2015

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....

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The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room

15 May - 27 Jun 2015

Authentic Australian stories are a rarity on our stages. Even rarer are stories as personal as this by Kylie Trounson, which grapples with the...

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St Kilda Film Festival

21 - 30 May 2015

The St Kilda Film Festival is back in 2015, it's Australia's longest running and highest profile short film festival and for 10 days (starting with...

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Opera Australia's Don Carlos

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne presents Don Carlos

20 May 2015, 23 May 2015, 25 May 2015, 27 May 2015

As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

29 May - 7 Jun 2015

Hear something new in Melbourne's jazz bars and clubs this Queens Birthday weekend. Catch exclusive international acts and local newcomers.

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Opera Australia's Madama Butterfly

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne - Madama Butterfly

4 May 2015, 6 May 2015, 9 May 2015, 12 May 2015

Madama Butterfly is one of the world's great love stories, and this production, one of Australia's most loved, has been beautifully produced using...

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Opera Australia's Don Giovanni

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne - Don Giovanni

11 May 2015, 16 May 2015, 19 May 2015, 21 May 2015

Opera's lecherous anti-hero has already been condemned. Are fire and brimstone really his just desserts?

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Good Food Show 2015

Good Food and Wine Show

5 - 8 Jun 2015

The Good Food and Wine Show is back in 2015 and guaranteed to get your taste buds tingling! A dream day out for food fanatics and wine connoisseurs...

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