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With a non-stop schedule of international events, dedicated precincts and superb venues, Melbourne is events. We have top fashion shows and high-octane sports, star-studded comedy gigs, phenomenal food and wine events and extraordinary art. Cheer on world champions in our sports arenas, discover world-first exhibitions in our arts precinct and revered chefs in kitchens around the city. Make a week or a weekend of it and explore rooftop bars, riverside restaurants, eclectic boutiques and open-air laneway galleries.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Melbourne International Comedy Festival

29 March - 23 April 2017

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

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

31 Mar - 9 Apr 2017

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.

Book of Mormon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


The Book of Mormon

Now playing

Don't miss this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Park and Avenue Q at the Princess Theatre. It's one for the books.

Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour


Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour

9 June 2017

See Neymar Jr and Messi lead an all-star soccer line-up as the Brazil and Argentinian national teams go head-to-head in the ultimate football match.

Saint-Rémy, early September 1889 oil on canvas 72.5 x 91.5 cm The National Gallery, London


Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Van Gogh and the Seasons

28 April - 9 July 2017

Contemplate Van Gogh's life and experiences through his observations of seasonal change at NGV Melbourne's internationally exclusive exhibition.

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