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ISAF Sailing World Cup, Melbourne, Victoria
Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia
BBC Proms, Arts Centre Melbourne, Australia
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Life's worth celebrating in Victoria. A packed calendar of food and wine, sport, art, lifestyle and multicultural events means you'll find a party to join in every corner of the state, whenever you visit. Raise a glass to new friends and be sure to share your favourite discoveries. After all, the more the merrier.

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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WestSpace, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Matthew Stanton

Art and exhibitions

Celebrate the visual arts everywhere from big city galleries and regional exhibition spaces to community festivals and local artists' studios.

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The Shadow Electric, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


From local and international film festivals and outdoor summer cinemas to special art-house screenings, Victoria’s film calendar is full to the brim.

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Bendigo Pottery, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia


Looking to get some new skills and meet people too? Sign up for a class today to work with some of Victoria's finest educators and creative talent.

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They Will Have Their Way Concert, Palais, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Carbie Warbie


Delve into Victoria's diverse and ever-expanding music scene and see performances by stars from the world of rock, jazz, classical and contemporary.

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Regent Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Theatre and performing arts

Catch performances by up-and-coming local stars and touring international artists at renowned venues and popular festivals throughout the year.

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The World's Longest Lunch, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Food and wine events

Victoria's fresh produce and winning wines taste best when eaten outside accompanied by live music and good friends at a food and wine celebration.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image courtesy of the AFL.

Sports events

With so much food and wine, live music and culture to absorb at a Victorian sporting event, you'll soon be booking your ticket to the next big event.

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Bendigo Easter Festival, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Multicultural events

Find multicultural events in Melbourne and Victoria.

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Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Markets and vintage events

Find markets and vintage events in Melbourne and Victoria.

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Albury, Victoria, Australia

Family events

Find family events in Melbourne and Victoria.

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Antipodes Festival in Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Community events

Join community events, fairs, fetes, fundraisers and local festivals, from Moomba to ANZAC Day, right across Victoria.

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

Gardens and agriculture events

Find gardens and agriculture events in Melbourne and Victoria.

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Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Photo: John Gollings.

Lifestyle events

Find lifestyle events in Melbourne and Victoria.

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