Things to do
Heritage buildingsBrighton Bathing Boxes
Dive into Port Phillip Bay under the watch of 82 distinctive bathing boxes, a row of instantly recognisable wooden huts lining Brighton Beach.
Spectator sportsMelbourne Cricket Ground
See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
MuseumsThe Australian Music Vault
Created by Arts Centre Melbourne in collaboration with the music industry, the Australian Music Vault is a celebration of Australian contemporary music...
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Touch and feel your way through local history; give Phar Lap a nod, explore a rainforest, rest in a rollercoaster car, and discover Koori heritage.
MuseumsNational Sports Museum at the MCG
Become part of Australia's sporting history through sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
LiteratureState Library Victoria
Leaf through tomes and browse exhibitions in the Domed Reading Room at this grand library and enjoy the great program of events for kids and adults.
Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
Architecture & designEureka Skydeck 88
Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Architecture & designFederation Square
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
Things to do
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Motor sportSupercars Wilson Security Sandown 500
Get set for Retro Round at the Sandown 500, 14-16 September 2018. Flash back to the 60s, 70s and 80s as Supercars celebrates its touring car heritage with...
SportsWWE Super Show-Down
WWE will return to Australia with WWE Super Show-Down, a historic event taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Saturday, October 6, 2018,...
RunningMedibank Melbourne Marathon Festival
The Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival will attract runners from across the globe to take part in Australia’s largest marathon on Sunday, 14 October...
SportsMelbourne Esports Open
TEG Live and ESL Australia have teamed up to bring Australia's biggest celebration of esports to Melbourne. This two day festival will be the first of...
DanceA Midsummer Night's Dream
The course of true love never did run smooth.Shakespeare’s whimsical masterpiece has been transformed into glorious dance thanks to acclaimed choreographer...
Theatre & performing artsMelbourne Fringe Festival
Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for anyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, Melbourne Fringe create...
SportsInternational Festival of Hockey
The best international hockey in Australia will be landing on Victoria’s doorstep again this November.This world-class tournament will see the nations...
LifestyleMelbourne Fashion Week
Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) kicks off 31 August with a week-long celebration of the best in Melbourne fashion.Featuring a huge designer line-up and exciting...
Plays & musicalsMadiba the Musical
International critics have hailed it as a story that touches our hearts, magnificent, breathtaking and fascinating.The powerful and uplifting Madiba the...
SportsFast5 Netball World Series
The Fast5 Netball World Series will ignite your senses. It's netball, but not as you know it, the five-a-side game faster, with dynamic rule changes including...
Horse racingLexus Melbourne Cup Day
Australia’s greatest sporting and cultural icon, the AUD$7.3 million Lexus Melbourne Cup, is the feature of Cup Week, and a must-do sporting spectacle...
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