Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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.

City side
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.

Across Victoria
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.



Australian Open tennis at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Sports events

Head to Melbourne, Australia's sporting events capital, playing host to some of the world's best including the Australian Open Tennis championship.

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Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Gardening and agriculture events

Join like-minded green thumbs and farming folk at events in Melbourne dedicated to all things nature and the outdoors.

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Spring Racing Carnival, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Major events

Join the festivities in Melbourne and Victoria at major arts, food and wine, cultural and sports events throughout the year.

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This year, the Melbourne Cup will take place on Tuesday 5 November.

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MCG behind the scenes (3:10)

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