Things to do
History & heritageWerribee Park and Mansion
Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.
Architecture & designShrine of Remembrance
An iconic landmark honouring the service of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping. The visitor centre hosts exhibitions and events.
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...
Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
MuseumsNational Sports Museum at the MCG
Become part of Australia's sporting history through sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Parks & gardensRoyal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens
Breathe deep and fill your lungs with the goodness of the freshest air from the heart of Melbourne's city centre at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
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.
LiteratureState Library Victoria
Leaf through tomes and browse exhibitions in the Domed Reading Room at this grand library and enjoy the great program of events for kids and adults.
FamilyMelbourne Star Observation Wheel
Take a 30-minute ride on Melbourne's newest star attraction for extraordinary views and a unique bird's-eye perspective of the city and surrounds.
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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...
PAX is the largest consumer games event in North America, first held in Seattle in 2004 and nearly doubling in size each successive year and expanding...
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...
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...
Motor sportSupercars Wilson Security Sandown 500
Get set for Retro Round at the Sandown 500, 14-16 September 2018. Flash back to the 60s, 70s and 80s as Supercars celebrates its touring car heritage with...
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.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...