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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

The Sound of Music

Following its record-breaking run at the London Palladium, the world's best-loved musical, The Sound of Music is coming to Melbourne. Returning to...

27 Jul 2016
28 Jul 2016
29 Jul 2016
30 Jul 2016

Plays & musicals

Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl. With book by...

27 Jul 2016
28 Jul 2016
29 Jul 2016
30 Jul 2016

Exhibitions

Scorsese

Scorsese, drawn from his personal collection explores his inspirations, creative process and key collaborations, offering comprehensive insight into...

27 Jul 2016
28 Jul 2016
29 Jul 2016
30 Jul 2016

Art & exhibitions

200 Years of Fashion

Over 120 works from more than ninety designers are presented in this exhibition - the first major survey of Australian fashion to be undertaken in...

Until 31 Jul 2016

Exhibitions

Degas: A New Vision

Edgar Degas is one of the most celebrated artists associated with French Impressionism. The art he made over more than fifty years of constant...

Until 18 Sep 2016

Horse racing

AAMI Victoria Derby Day

The Melbourne Cup Carnival shifts gear with what is arguably the most outstanding day of racing on the Australasian calendar: AAMI Victoria Derby...

29 Oct - 5 Nov 2016

Cycling

RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride

The RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride is a fun, friendly and challenging camping holiday. It is the opportunity to spend a week in another world, where...

26 Nov - 4 Dec 2016

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

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 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017
28 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017

Art & exhibitions

White Night

Dusk til dawn, enjoy over 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light. Discover an all-night wonderland for everyone to explore.

18 Feb 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
19 Feb 2017 (dates to be confirmed)

Motor sport

Formula 1 Grand Prix

Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.

16 Mar 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
17 Mar 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
18 Mar 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
19 Mar 2017 (dates to be confirmed)

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

Exhibitions

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

Get closer to dinosaurs than ever before in Jurassic World: The Exhibition! Based on one of the biggest blockbusters in cinema history, the...

Until 2 Oct 2016

Festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival

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

28 Jul 2016
29 Jul 2016
30 Jul 2016
31 Jul 2016

Sports

Fast5 Netball World Series

Fast5 Netball is netball like you have never seen before. With five players a side, shorter quarters, power plays and super shots the action is fast...

29 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
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