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A whole world of sporting and cultural events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever season, the city is buzzing with cutting-edge theatre shows, blockbuster exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting competitions.
Watch your favourite stars fight it out at the Australian Open Tennis Championships, have a beer in the summer sun at the famous MCG during the Boxing Day test, or get lost in the mayhem of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. There's the Formula 1 and Moto GP for the rev-heads, the Melbourne International Film Festival for the cinephiles, and for those with a penchant for the good life, the Melbourne Food and Wine festival is a feast for the senses. Fashion, food, sport and music, Melbourne has it all.
Heading further afield? There's plenty of events across Victoria to keep you thrilled and entertained. Cheer on the runners at the Stawell Gift, Australia's richest foot race, hum along to local heroes and international stars at the Port Fairy Folk Festival, or learn from the pros at the Rip Curl Masters at Bells Beach.
Join the festivities in Melbourne and Victoria at major arts, food and wine, cultural and sports events throughout the year.
Head to Melbourne, Australia's sporting events capital, playing host to some of the world's best including the Australian Open Tennis championship.
Join like-minded green thumbs and farming folk at events in Melbourne dedicated to all things nature and the outdoors.
This year, the Melbourne Cup will take place on Tuesday 5 November.
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Hidden treasures from Beijing's Palace Museum in the Forbidden City will come to Melbourne for the first time, in an Australian exclusive exhibition....
There are few events in the Australian sporting calendar that evoke as much passion as International Cricket. Cricket Australia offers a range of...
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
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.
Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of...
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