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With a non-stop schedule of international events, dedicated precincts and superb venues, Melbourne is events. We have top fashion shows and high-octane sports, star-studded comedy gigs, phenomenal food and wine events and extraordinary art. Cheer on world champions in our sports arenas, discover world-first exhibitions in our arts precinct and revered chefs in kitchens around the city. Make a week or a weekend of it and explore rooftop bars, riverside restaurants, eclectic boutiques and open-air laneway galleries.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

COMEDY

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

29 March - 23 April 2017

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

FOOD & WINE

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

31 Mar - 9 Apr 2017

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.

Book of Mormon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

THEATRE

The Book of Mormon

Now playing

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.

Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour

SPORTS

Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour

9 June 2017

See Neymar Jr and Messi lead an all-star soccer line-up as the Brazil and Argentinian national teams go head-to-head in the ultimate football match.

Saint-Rémy, early September 1889 oil on canvas 72.5 x 91.5 cm The National Gallery, London

EXHIBITIONS

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Van Gogh and the Seasons

28 April - 9 July 2017

Contemplate Van Gogh's life and experiences through his observations of seasonal change at NGV Melbourne's internationally exclusive exhibition.

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