Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Boxing Day Test

26 December

Join cricket fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the Boxing Day Test.

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Once the musical

Once

26 September – 31 December

Don't miss the Australian premiere of the Tony award-winning Broadway hit musical.

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Melbourne Cup Carnival, Victoria, Australia
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Events

A whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne's busy events calendar is sure to excite.

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Les Misérables

Les Misérables

4 Jul - 20 Dec 2014

See Valjean, Fantine and Cosette take to the stage in Victor Hugo's classic story. It's one of the world's most popular musicals. Don't miss out.

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2013 Caulfield Cup Winner Fawkner

Spring Racing Carnival

20 Sep - 23 Nov 2014

Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.

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Once

Once

26 Sep - 31 Dec 2014

Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.

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Jean

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

17 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015

Celebrate the unconventional and irreverent designs of the groundbreaking French couturier, Jean Paul Gaultier at an exclusive Australian exhibition.

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Fiorente wins the 2013 Emirates Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Carnival

1 - 8 Nov 2014

Dress to impress and raise the stakes on the home straight of the Spring Racing Carnival, featuring well-known race days and the iconic Melbourne Cup.

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Rugby League Four Nations

Rugby League Four Nations: Australia v England

2 Nov 2014

Strengthen those vocal chords to cheer on either the Kangaroos or the Lions when Australia meet England in the fourth game of the 2014 Rugby League...

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Pennsylvania Avenue

Pennsylvania Avenue

8 Nov - 20 Dec 2014

The Melbourne Theatre Company presents an astonishing collaboration of three artists in 2009 led to one of the runaway hits of the Australian theatre...

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Jeep Melbourne Cup Polo

9 Nov 2014

Polo is back for the summer! The Jeep Melbourne Cup is the most prestigious tournament on the Victorian polo calendar and attracts professional teams...

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Taste of Melbourne

Taste of Melbourne

13 - 16 Nov 2014

Taste of Melbourne will return to the beautiful lakeside location of Albert Park from November 13th-16th 2014 for four days of foodie heaven. The...

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MMW2013

Melbourne Music Week

14 - 23 Nov 2014

Now in its fifth year, Melbourne Music Week (MMW) takes over Melbourne once again with a carefully curated program of imaginative and eclectic...

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Australian Masters

Australian Masters

20 - 23 Nov 2014

See the nation's best golfers converge on the 6556-metre long, par 72 championship course at the Metropolitan Golf Club for the 36th Australian Masters.

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Dressage competition

EQUITANA Melbourne

20 - 23 Nov 2014

EQUITANA in Australia is the most anticipated annual equine event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere attracting over 50,000 visitors per event....

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beer and cider

Williamstown Heritage Beer and Cider Festival

23 Nov 2014

The inaugural Williamstown Heritage Beer and Cider Festival is on Saturday, 23rd November at Robertson Reserve, Corner Cole and Hanmer Street,...

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Paspaley Polo in the City

Waterford Crystal Polo in the City

29 Nov 2014

Waterford Crystal Polo in the City is an annual polo series held throughout the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. It is a...

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Sail Melbourne

ISAF Sailing World Cup

7 - 14 Dec 2014

Kick off the 2014 Sailing World Cup when the flag is raised at Sandringham and get set for super sailing from Olympic athletes and sailing elite.

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Rizzo and the Grease Cast

GREASE

11 Dec 2014 - 11 Jan 2015

Grease is the word and it's also the place to be when the number one party musical returns to Melbourne in a new multi-million dollar production.

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Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test

Boxing Day Test

26 - 30 Dec 2014

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.

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Simon Viitakangas

Australian Master of the Amateurs

5 - 9 Jan 2015

The Australian Master of the Amateurs Championship is the highest ranked Amateur Golf Championship in Australia. Internationally recognised, the 2015...

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Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015

9 - 31 Jan 2015

Make sure you're at AAMI Park for tough tussles between regional rivals when Australia hosts its biggest ever football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup.

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Spanish Film Festival

Spanish Film Festival

16 Jan - 20 Feb 2015

Discover 'reel inspiración' at this year's Spanish Film Festival, with 22 Spanish and Spanish-speaking Latin American titles ready to whisk you away.

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