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6 Feb 2018, 7 Feb 2018, 8 Feb 2018, 9 Feb 2018, 10 Feb 2018, 11 Feb 2018, 11 Feb 2018
Join Australia's biggest free celebration of summer, showcasing Australian artists and talents against the spectacular natural beauty of the St Kilda foreshore. Held on the second Sunday in February each year, the St Kilda Festival attracts over 400,000 attendees. The streets of St Kilda are closed to traffic when the pick of Australia's best musicians play over multiple stages, while people are entertained with a vast range of performances, workshops, kids' entertainment, extreme sports, dance, carnival rides, buskers and a whole lot more.
Choose any night of the week to indulge in Melbourne's local and international opera, ballet, comedy, live music, plays, performing arts and openings.
Make your way around Melbourne's 100-plus galleries, ranging from large public institutions to smaller commercial spaces and artist cooperatives.
Keep your eyes peeled for Melbourne's striking modern and historic architecture, and see why the city has become a centre for contemporary design.
Take the City Circle tram or walk through city streets and laneways and along the Yarra River to see the city's street art and public artworks.