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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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Sports

AFL Finals Series

Don't miss the spectacular crescendo of 23 weeks of fantastic competition in the Australian Football League Finals Series. From March to September,...

Until 30 Sep 2017

Plays & musicals

The Bodyguard - The Musical

Based on the Warner Bros. movie which starred Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard has been hailed as ‘London's Best Musical’ by UKs...

Until 27 Oct 2017

Exhibitions

Wallace & Gromit and friends

See hand crafted plasticine models, storyboards and sketches from Aardman's famous claymation features.

Until 29 Oct 2017

Exhibitions

Masterworks from MoMA

The NGV will be the sole international venue for the Masterworks from MOMA exhibition, which will showcase renowned art and design from a line-up of...

8 Jun - 7 Oct 2018

Exhibitions

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture

Surround yourself with style at the NGV and celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of the world's most influential fashion houses, House of Dior.

Until 7 Nov 2017

Plays & musicals

The Book of Mormon

Don't miss this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Park and Avenue Q at the Princess Theatre. It's one for the books.

Until 19 Nov 2017

Horse racing

Spring Racing Carnival

Anticipation and excitement fill the air. Farewell winter and welcome spring with open arms. It’s a time when the city comes alive. People have a...

Until 25 Nov 2017

Plays & musicals

Disney's Aladdin - The Hit Broadway Musical

Aladdin is the must-see show of the year and “Broadway’s biggest new hit!” (Entertainment Weekly). From the producer of The Lion King, the beloved...

Until 14 Jan 2018

Sports

State of Origin 2018 Game I

Feel every moment of the State of Origin, opening game of the 2018 Holden State of Origin series on Wednesday 6 June, at Melbourne's iconic MCG.

6 Jun 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.

20 - 22 Oct 2017

Plays & musicals

Pop-up Globe

See Shakespeare like it's 1614. Epic battles and laugh-out-loud comedy, all play out in a full-scale replica of one of history's greatest theatres.

Until 12 Nov 2017

Sports

Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

The Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival will celebrate its 40th birthday on Sunday, 15 October 2017. As one of Australia’s largest marathons, the...

15 Oct 2017

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...

4 - 22 Oct 2017

Sports

Rugby League World Cup 2017 - Opening Match Australia v England

In 2017, the best players and teams from around the globe will descend on Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea for the Rugby League World Cup....

27 Oct 2017

Motor sport

QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix

QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix will be hosted at the largest indoor motor racing spectacle in the southern hemisphere, Etihad...

28 Oct 2017
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