What’s on in Melbourne 2013!

From colourful racing carnivals to Grand Slam tennis, there's always something exciting happening in Victoria. With food and wine events, jazz, and comedy shows, surfing tournaments, and flower and garden displays – Victoria celebrates with major festivals and special events throughout the year.


Vodafone 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

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

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.


White Night Melbourne

22 - 23 February 2014

From dusk to dawn, discover over 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light. It's a night like no other in Melbourne.


Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

1 March 2014

Raise a toast to regional producers and savour a meal and a glass of wine at delicious food festival events, including the World's Longest Lunch.


FORMULA 1(TM) Australian Grand Prix

13 - 16 March 2014 (dates to be confirmed)

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.


L'Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival

17 - 23 March 2014

Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.


Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

26 - 30 March 2014

Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.


Melbourne International Jazz Festival

30 May - 8 Jun 2014

Hear something new in Melbourne's jazz bars and clubs this Queens Birthday weekend. Catch exclusive international acts and local newcomers.


Spring Racing Carnival

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.


Area Activities

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