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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.

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix


Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix

23 - 26 March 2017

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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