Sports Events In Melbourne

Attend a world-class sporting event and experience Melbourne’s infamous sporting culture

Join in the local banter at an AFL game, cheer on the horses at Flemington Racecourse, or listen to the roar of engines at the Grand Prix and you will see how the Melbourne sporting culture becomes infectious. Filled with food, wine and music there is always something in the background to keep you entertained.     

 

Spring Racing Carnival

2012 Melbourne Cup victory

21 Sep - 24 Nov 2014

Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.

 

Vodafone Boxing Day Test

Boxing Day Test

26 Dec 2013

Get out the zinc and the novelty hat and join up to 100,000 cricket fans at the MCG for a sporting event that's become an Australian institution.

 

Australian Open - The Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific

Rod Laver Arena

13 - 26 January 2014

Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.

 

Festival of Sails

sailing

23 - 27 January 2014

Join over 100,000 spectators on Geelong's waterfront this Australia Day weekend for five days of yacht racing, live music, fireworks and lots more.

 

FORMULA 1(TM) Australian Grand Prix

Australian Grand Prix

13 - 16 March 2014

Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.

 

Rip Curl Pro

Fanning, in his quarterfinal against Jordy

16 - 23 April 2014 (dates to be confirmed)

Surf's up at Bells Beach every Easter, when the world's top ranked surfers carve up the waves and compete for the most sought after trophy in surfing.

 

Area Activities

123 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000