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From colourful racing carnivals to Grand Slam tennis, there's always something exciting happening in Victoria. With food and wine events, jazz, and comedy shows, surfing tournaments, and flower and garden displays – Victoria celebrates with major festivals and special events throughout the year.

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Plays & musicals

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with extraordinary talent. Her music would become the...

Until 1 Jul 2018

Plays & musicals

The Wizard of Oz

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting revision of the all time classic. Developed from the...

Until 15 Jul 2018

Exhibitions

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

You have seen the television series and have heard the stories of savagery associated with the Vikings, now see them for what they really were....

Until 26 Aug 2018

Exhibitions

Wonderland

Wonderland celebrates more than a century of Lewis Carroll's timeless Alice stories on screen. This world premiere exhibition explores how dozens of...

Until 7 Oct 2018

Exhibitions

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

In an international exclusive, the National Gallery of Victoria is presenting a major exhibition of modern and contemporary masterworks from New...

Until 7 Oct 2018

Plays & musicals

School of Rock - The Musical

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit, School of Rock Based on the hit film,...

31 Oct - 25 Nov 2018

Motor sport

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Make the pilgrimage to Australia's home of motorcycle racing with friends and family, meet up with old mates and celebrate on an island full of fans.

26 - 28 Oct 2018

Sports

Festival of Sails

Join over 100,000 spectators on Geelong's waterfront this Australia Day weekend for five days of yacht racing, live music, fireworks and lots more.

26 - 28 Jan 2019

Theatre & performing arts

Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international...

3 - 22 Oct 2018

Festivals

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Raise a toast to regional producers and savour a meal and a glass of wine at delicious food festival events, including the World's Longest Lunch.

15 - 24 Mar 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

Gardens & agriculture

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

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.

27 - 31 Mar 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

Film festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.

2 - 19 Aug 2018

Art & exhibitions

White Night Bendigo

See Bendigo's city centre transformed through installations, lighting, exhibitions, street performances, film, music, dance and interactive events.

1 Sep 2018

Literature

Melbourne Writers Festival

Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.

24 Aug - 2 Sep 2018

Sports

International 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...

4 - 11 Nov 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
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