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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.
Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.
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Become part of Australia's sporting history through thousands of sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
Join like-minded green thumbs and farming folk at events in Melbourne dedicated to all things nature and the outdoors.
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.
This year, the Melbourne Cup will take place on Tuesday 5 November.
Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.
Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine The Great features over 400 works from the personal collection of Catherine The Great.
There are few events in the Australian sporting calendar that evoke as much passion as International Cricket. Cricket Australia offers a range of...
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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