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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

Sailing World Cup Final

The Sailing World Cup – Melbourne 2016 is the final event to the 2016 Sailing World Cup Series that started in Melbourne in December 2015. This...

Until 11 Dec 2016

Exhibitions

Maticevski: Dark Wonderland

Renowned Australian designer Toni Maticevski has achieved international acclaim for his masterful approach to the manipulation of traditional fashion...

Until 15 Jan 2017

Exhibitions

Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style

The name Bulgari is synonymous with 1960s Italian glamour. Richard Burton famously quipped that in the nine months Elizabeth Taylor spent in Rome...

Until 29 Jan 2017

Exhibitions

John Olsen: The You Beaut Country

John Olsen is one of Australia’s greatest living artists. Born in Newcastle NSW in 1928, Olsen is well known for his energetic and distinctive...

Until 12 Feb 2017

Exhibitions

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists

The spectacular and avant-garde creations of international luxury fashion house Viktor and Rolf, is showcased in a world-first exhibition developed...

Until 26 Feb 2017

Plays & musicals

Kinky Boots Australia

Melbourne loves Kinky Boots! Melbourne audiences are raving about Kinky Boots, the hilarious and heart-warming new musical now playing at Her...

Until 26 Feb 2017

Exhibitions

David Hockney: Current

The NGV presents a major solo exhibition of one of the most influential living artists, David Hockney: Current. The exhibition, curated by the NGV in...

Until 13 Mar 2017

Sports

Polo in the City

Land RoverPolo in the City is an annual polo series held throughout the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. It is a rare...

2 Dec 2017 (dates to be confirmed)

Opera

The Melbourne Ring Cycle

Opera Australia's largest and most ambitious production returns to Melbourne in 2016. Wagner's Ring Cycle, directed by Neil Armfield and conducted by...

9 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016
14 Dec 2016
16 Dec 2016

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.

31 Mar - 9 Apr 2017

Community

St Kilda Festival

Join Australia's biggest free celebration of summer, showcasing Australian artists and talents against the spectacular natural beauty of the St Kilda...

12 Feb 2017

Motor sport

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.

21 Oct 2017 (dates to be confirmed)

Sports

World Sailplane Grand Prix

The World Sailplane Grand Prix comes to Horsham, NSW in December 2016 a race series for 20 of the top pilots from Australia and overseas. This is a...

14 - 20 Dec 2016

Sports

Boxing Day Test

Get out the zinc and the novelty hat and join up to 100,000 cricket fans at the MCG for a sporting event that's become an Australian institution.

26 Dec 2016
27 Dec 2016
28 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016

Festivals

Portarlington Mussel Festival

Now in its eleventh year, the Portarlington Mussel Festival is a great day out for the entire family. Set in the delightful village of Portarlington...

14 Jan 2017
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