Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
March to April
Qantas Australian Formula One Grand Prix
Albert Park, Melbourne
MONTSALVAT JAZZ FESTIVAL
Australia's most diverse international jazz festival featuring stunning Australian and international artists.
Ph:(03) 9439 7712
CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
Celebrate this day with the famous Lion and Dragon dances in Melbourne's renowned Chinatown.
Ph: (03) 9699 94022 or (03) 9662 2888
ST KILDA FESTIVAL.
Large contemporary music program, writers, festival events, visual art exhibition, performances and sporting events.
Ph:(03) 9209 6397
Australia's largest ethnic festival, promoting the rich culture, heritage and tradition of Greek Australians, focusing on the Greek National Day on the 25th March.
Ph: (03) 9662 3307
Moomba means "getting together and having fun" and Melboume swings with many events from sports, carnivals and arts Fun for everyone.
Ph:(03) 9699 4023
Range of events: dances, St Parrick's Day Parade. poetry, reading, music, exhibitions, talent quest, wine and cheese tasting.
Ph.(03) 9419 6882
INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
Teams from Victoria, interstate and overseas compete in this spectacular event, held during Moomba on the Yarra River.
Ph:(03) 9699 4022
THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
Laugh till you burst. The festival is a month of hilarity all over Melbourne attracting the finest international and Australian comedy performers.
Ph:(03) 9417 7711
THE VICTORIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL
A celebration of Victoria's history and heritage.
Ph: (03) 9654 4711
ST KILDA FILM FESTIVAL
An annual event showcasing contemporary Australian short films.
Ph: (03) 9209 6397
THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
A world class event of spectacular displays and a kaleidoscope of dynamic colours and design.
Royal Exhibition Building
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
World acclaimed film festival showcases feature films from around Australia and the world.
Ph: (03) 9417 2011
THE SHEEP & WOOL SHOW
The biggest sheep & woolcraft show in the world.
Ph: (03) 9376 3733
THE ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW
An annual show, when the country comes to the city. Eleven full days of fun and events.
Royal Melbourne Showgrounds
Ph:(03) 9376 3733
AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL
Chinatown comes alive with colourful street decorations and entertainment.
September Ph: (03) 9419 9548 or (03) 9662 2888
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FLOWER SHOW
Another world class flower event of spectacular displays which is a kaleidoscope of dynamic colours and design.
Royal Exhibition Building
MELBOURNE WRITERS FESTIVAL
Celebration of writings, readings and discussions featuring the best of Australian and International authors.
Ph: (03) 9820 0042
MELBOURNE FRINGE ARTS FESTIVAL
"The Fringe" features a street parade and party in Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. The program continues with music performances, visual arts, performing art, and much more.
Ph:(03) 9534 0722
SPRING RACING CARNIVAL
Set amidst the bloom of Victoria's parks and gardens the Spring Racing Carnival transforms Melbourne into 29 fun filled days of thoroughbred racing, street festivals, sports, opera and drama.
Ph:(03) 9863 7333
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
A world class arts event, featuring exclusive performances from around the world in opera, drama, dance, music, the visual arts, plus street entertainers.
Ph:(03) 9866 8866