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.
21 Sep - 24 Nov 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
17 - 23 March 2014
Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.
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.
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.