Events in Melbourne

Events to Attend in Melbourne

You'll find a selection of major events like the Grand Prix, Melbourne Royal Show, Moomba, and Open House.

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  • Watch the tennis at the Australian Open held in January. It's one of the four majors of the Grand Slam Tennis Tournament


  • Drive to Avalon Airport to see the Australian International Airshow. In 2023, it was at the end of February to the start of March


  • Check out the designs at the Melbourne Fashion Festival in the March Royal Exhibition Building from 23 February to 3 March 2024
  • See the parade at the Moomba Festival, go to Moomba from 7 to 11 March 2024 on the Labour Day Weekend
  • Take a stroll to see the flowers at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show from 20 to 24 March 2024 at the Royal Exhibition Building & Carlton Gardens
  • Have a laugh from 27 March to 21 April 2024 at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • See the F1 Grand Prix cars race around Albert Park Lake track. In 2024, the Formula One International Grand Prix is from 21 to 24 March

Albert Park Lake

Albert Park Lake Melbourne Australia

 Albert Park Lake has a street circuit for the Formula One Australian Grand Prix. The streets close for the race. Have you driven around the circuit when the streets are open? I have!


  • Attend an ANZAC Day Dawn Service at 5.30 am on 25 April 2024


  • See German movies for the German Film Festival from  2 to 24 May 2023 at the Palace Cinemas


  • Be shimmered by the illuminated sculptures at Lightscape in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne from June to 16 August 2023


  • Participate in Open House Melbourne, from 29 to 30 July 2023, like buildings and architecture open houses, talks, and walking tours


  • Watch some international films at the Melbourne International Film Festival from 8 to 25 August 2024
  • Participate in audio, visual, art, and technology experiences in the Now or Never event from 22 August to 7 September 2024


  • Attend the Agricultural Show at the Melbourne Royal Show, from 26 September to 6 October 2024. See the farm animals and machinery, and buy some show bags.
  • Watch the Grand Final of the AFL (Australian Football League) held at the MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground on the last Saturday in September, 30 September 2023.


  • Attend a performance at the Melbourne Fringe Festival from 5 to 22 October 2023
  • Experience Mexican food, drink, and entertainment at the Arriba! Melbourne Mexican Festival in the Flagstaff Gardens from 27 to 29 October 2023


  • Watch the horse racing at Flemington racecourse for the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday in November, on 7 November 2023.
  • 11th month, 11th day, 11th hour, pause and reflect in one minute's silence on Remembrance Day. 11 November 2023
  • See and Smell the roses at the State Rose & Garden Show held at the Victorian State Rose Garden at Werribee Park on 11th and 12 November 2023 run by the City of Wyndham.


  • Celebrate the New Year with fireworks on New Year's Eve, on 31 December 2023

Find Events In Melbourne

  • Royal Exhibition Building
    • Book tickets for an event or exhibition. Go on a tour of the dome.
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
    • Attend a convention or an event at South Wharf, near the Yarra River
  • Melbourne Museum
    • Go to exhibitions and events
  • National Gallery of Victoria
    • Attend art exhibitions
  • Stadiums like Marvel Stadium, Rod Laver Arena, MCG, AAMi Park
    • Attending sports games and concerts

Mystery Picnic Experience in Melbourne

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  • Experiences for Family, Friends, and Couples
  • Choose from Laneways, St Kilda Surrounds, South Yarra and Botanic Gardens, and places in country Victoria
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