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.

  • Australian Open (January)
  • Melbourne Fashion Festival (March)
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (March)
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival (late March–April)
  • Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix (April)
  • RISING (June)
  • Melbourne Winter Masterpieces (June – November)
  • Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF; August)
  • Melbourne Writers Festival (late August–September)
  • AFL Finals Series (September)
  • T20 Cricket World Cup (October – November)
  • Melbourne Cup (first Tuesday in November)

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