Things to do
Heritage buildingsBrighton Bathing Boxes
Dive into Port Phillip Bay under the watch of 82 distinctive bathing boxes, a row of instantly recognisable wooden huts lining Brighton Beach.
Spectator sportsMelbourne Cricket Ground
See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsMelbourne Zoo
Get up close with more than 250 species as you explore rainforests, bushland and underwater worlds. Don't miss the zookeeper talks and feeding times!
Wildlife, zoos & farmsSEA LIFE Melbourne
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsWerribee Open Range Zoo
Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
Arts & cultureKoorie Heritage Trust
The Koorie Heritage Trust is a bold and adventurous 21st century Aboriginal arts and cultural organisation. The Koorie Heritage Trust offers an inclusive...
Venture into Fed Square and explore the world of film, television and digital media with year-round exhibitions, rare screenings and cultural events.
Architecture & designEureka Skydeck 88
Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Architecture & designFederation Square
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
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Gardens & agricultureRoyal Melbourne Show
Celebrating over 160 of years of bringing the country to the city, the Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest showcase of agriculture and is conducted...
SportsMelbourne Esports Open
TEG Live and ESL Australia have teamed up to bring Australia's biggest celebration of esports to Melbourne. This two day festival will be the first of...
LifestyleMelbourne Fashion Week
Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) kicks off 31 August with a week-long celebration of the best in Melbourne fashion.Featuring a huge designer line-up and exciting...
SportsWWE Super Show-Down
WWE will return to Australia with WWE Super Show-Down, a historic event taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Saturday, October 6, 2018,...
LiteratureMelbourne Writers Festival
Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.
Plays & musicalsMadiba the Musical
International critics have hailed it as a story that touches our hearts, magnificent, breathtaking and fascinating.The powerful and uplifting Madiba the...
Horse racingMelbourne Cup Carnival
The Melbourne Cup Carnival is a world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, food and wine – all in one place, Flemington...
SportsInternational Festival of Hockey
The best international hockey in Australia will be landing on Victoria’s doorstep again this November.This world-class tournament will see the nations...
RunningMedibank Melbourne Marathon Festival
The Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival will attract runners from across the globe to take part in Australia’s largest marathon on Sunday, 14 October...
DanceA Midsummer Night's Dream
The course of true love never did run smooth.Shakespeare’s whimsical masterpiece has been transformed into glorious dance thanks to acclaimed choreographer...
SportsFast5 Netball World Series
The Fast5 Netball World Series will ignite your senses. It's netball, but not as you know it, the five-a-side game faster, with dynamic rule changes including...
Theatre & performing artsMelbourne Fringe Festival
Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for anyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, Melbourne Fringe create...