Events In Melbourne

6/8/18 to 5/26/19

Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories 

The "Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories" exhibition at the Old Treasury Building.

The "Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories" exhibition at the Old Treasury Building looks at Victoria’s gold rush period through 20 stories of 20 objects. From tiny manuscript diaries kept by men and women on the goldfields, to a replica of the largest nugget found in the world at the time, this...
11/21/18 to 3/20/19

The Summer Night Market at Queen Victoria Market

(Courtesy Queen Victoria Market)

The Summer Night Market returns to Queen Victoria Market this November with over 60 global street food stalls, more than 130 specialty shopping stalls, festival bars, and a rotating line-up of live music and entertainment. Grab your family and friends and join us at Melbourne’s favourite mid-week...
11/28/18 to 3/31/19

Melbourne's Moonlight Cinema

Moonlight Cinema (Courtesy of Moonlight Cinema)

Melbourne’s favourite outdoor cinema is back for another fun-filled summer season. Moonlight Cinema presents a diverse program of big blockbusters, new releases, advanced screenings and cult classic films under a starlit cinema screen. Prepare your own picnic, buy snacks from the food truck, or...
12/1/18 to 4/28/19

LOVE at the Immigration Museum

"LOVE" (Courtesy of the Immigration Museum)

This summer the Immigration Museum celebrates all forms of love in a brand-new exhibition. “LOVE” combines visual art, historic and contemporary artefacts, and personal reflections from the community and visitors to explore love in all its glory. The exhibition embraces all kinds of connections...
1/19/19 to 12/1/19

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Original London company. Photo: Manuel Harlan

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Childˮ, showing at Melbourne's Princess Theatre, is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. In the play, Harry Potter has grown up and wrestles with his career, as well as being a dad and a husband...
2/12/19 to 12/14/19

Queen Victoria Market's Ultimate Foodie Tour

Queen Victoria Market's Ultimate Foodie Tour. Photo: Simon Shiff.

One of the best ways to experience Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market is to take the Ultimate Foodie Tour, a gourmet walking tour for food lovers. Taste the freshest produce, discover unique ingredients, learn tips and tricks for shopping and cooking, and discover the Market's history. The two-hour...
2/23/19 to 4/14/19

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys, playing at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne.

The acclaimed musical, “Jersey Boysˮ, is back at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne for a strictly limited season. Telling the true-life story of four guys from the wrong side of the tracks and the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, the show features hits such as “Can’t Take My...
3/2/19 to 5/26/19

Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series

Sidney Nolan, "Ned Kelly" 1946, From the "Ned Kelly series" 1946–47, enamel paint on composition board, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Gift of Sunday Reed 1977.

The National Gallery of Australia’s collection of Sidney Nolanʼs “Ned Kelly” paintings will be on display at the Geelong Gallery as part of an extensive national tour. Take this rare opportunity to see some of the most famous and poignant masterpieces of 20th-century Australian art up close. From...
3/4/19 to 3/21/19

Romeo & Juliet

Samuel Rowe and Ayesha Madon, Romeo & Juliet. ©Nicole Cleary

History's most famous star-crossed literary lovers Romeo and Juliet arrive in Melbourne as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations for Shakespeare Under the Stars. The Australian Shakespeare Company will transport audiences back to Verona, Italy, to witness the ultimate love story of Romeo and...
3/12/19 to 5/19/19

Murielʼs Wedding The Musical

Muriels Wedding The Musical, playing at Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne. Photo: original Sydney cast.

Muriel's Wedding The Musical, playing in Melbourne at Her Majesty's Theatre, is an award-winning Australian show, and a comedic masterpiece with a huge heart. The theatrical version of PJ Hogan’s iconic hit film has been updated to reflect the changing times since the movie was released in 1994 by...