Things to do in Melbourne

Things to do in Melbourne

Where to go, what to see

Things to do and places to go in Melbourne, suburbs and country Victoria


 1. Hit weekend markets
 3. Eat out | New in town
 4. Peruse street art
 5. On the weekend
 2. Play sport
 6. Go somewhere different
 7. Keep the kids busy
 8. Have a laugh - stand up comedy
 9. Art critic - exhibitions
10. Go to the flicks


 1. Federation Square
 2. Queen Victoria Market
 3. Crown Casino
 4. Eureka Skydeck
 5. Melbourne Star | Observation Wheel
 6. Melbourne Zoo
 7. Melbourne Sealife Aquarium
 8. National Gallery of Victoria
 9. Melbourne Museum
10. Royal Exhibition Building
11. Melbourne Cricket Ground [MCG]
12. Docklands Precinct
13. South Wharf Promenade
14. Ramsay Street, Neighbours 15. Scienceworks

Guides: Where To Take Visitors | What's On


 1. Great Ocean Road
 2. Phillip Island Penguins
 3. Dandenong Ranges
 4. Sovereign Hill
 5. Puffing Billy & Dandenong Ranges
 6. Yarra Valley
 7. Mornington Peninsula
 8. The Snowfields
 9. Werribee Open Range Zoo

Melbourne Source: Top 20 Destinations


Melbourne Tour Co - tour packages that make seeing Melbourne easy and affordable.

Yarra River Cruise to Williamstown

A popular way to see Melbourne is on a river cruise.

Ramsay Street | Neighbours Tour

Everyone loves our Good Neighbours Tour


Things to do in Melbourne

Things to do with KIDS

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Body Worlds Vital 

When: 13th of August 2018 To 18th of November 2018
Where : Melbourne Showgrounds | Ascot Vale

MelbourneGunther Von Hagens' BODY WORLDS Vital the original exhibition of real human bodies designed to give visitors a unique insight into health and wellbeing. AUSTRALASIAN TOUR BODY WORLDS is the Original Exhibition of real huma .. | read on..

Caulfield Cup Carnival 2018 

When: 22nd of September 2018
Where : Caulfield Racecourse | Caulfield

MelbourneEach year the Caulfield Cup Carnival delivers one of the most highly anticipated events on the Australian sporting and social calendar where expert punters and the newly initiated gather for world class racing served with fine foo .. | read on..

Jurassic Creatures | Live 

When: 15th of September 2018 To 14th of October 2018
MelbourneDid you hear a roar? A stomp? The Dinosaurs are coming! We are pleased to announce these life-size creatures will be taking over St Kilda this September and October. Jurassic Creatures is an exhibition with over 30 .. | read on..

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2018 

When: 13th of September 2018 To 7th of October 2018
MelbournePalace Cinemas presents the Lavazza Italian Film Festival with exquisite films from and about Italy, in Australia. 2018 FESTIVAL DATES Sydney 11 September - 7 October Canberra 12 September - 7 October Melbourne 13 September .. | read on..

Melbourne Chinese Moon Festival 2018 

When: 22nd of September 2018
MelbourneThe Melbourne Moon Festival is back! This popular annual event will be held on Saturday, 22 September 2018 (10am - 5pm) at Main St and Market St mall in Box Hill. Organised by the Melbourne Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce th .. | read on..

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2018 

When: 13th of September 2018 To 30th of September 2018
Melbourne2018 MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL: 13 - 30 September The Melbourne Fringe Festival is Victoria's most vibrant independent arts showcase, developing, championing and celebrating the independent arts. Melbourne Fringe has grown .. | read on..

Melbourne Yarn & Fibre Festival 

When: 22nd of September 2018

MelbourneCelebrate all things yarn and fibre - Free entry! Join us for a celebration of knitting, crochet and hand-spinning! Crafters are taking over Darebin Arts Centre for a day of knitting, crocheting and basket weaving. The inau .. | read on..

Moon Lantern Festival 2018 

When: 22nd of September 2018
Where : Chinatown | Melbourne C.b.d. | Melbourne

Melbourne2018 Mid-Autumn Moon Lantern Festival Chinatown | Melbourne Saturday 22 September 2018 Chinatown Square, Cohen Place • Stage Performances, Singing, Dancing 舞台表演 • Guessing Riddles 猜燈謎 • Lantern Parad .. | read on..

Oktoberfest 2018 Street Party 

When: 22nd of September 2018 To 23rd of September 2018
Where : Munich Brauhaus | South Wharf

MelbourneMUNICH BRAUHAUS - SOUTH WHARF Oktoberfest season has arrived and we’re kicking it all off with a thigh-slapping, toe-tapping, schnitzel-chomping, stein-swilling Oktoberfest Street Party! Hosted over 2 days! The weekend o .. | read on..

Richmond v Collingwood | AFL Preliminary Final 

When: 21st of September 2018
Where : Melbourne Cricket Ground - Mcg | Melbourne

MelbournePreliminary finals is week three of the 2018 Toyota AFL Finals Series. Richmond v Collingwood on Friday with West Coast v Melbourne on Saturday Week 3 Toyota AFL Finals Series Friday, September 21 First preliminary final .. | read on..

Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 2018 

When: 22nd of September 2018
Where : Royal Exhibition Building | Carlton

MelbourneSaturday 22 Sep 2018 Since the early 1800's, Oktoberfest has been the world's largest Volksfest (Beer Festival), and to celebrate over 200 years of fun, the Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest will see lederhosen clad partygoers shout .. | read on..

Royal Melbourne Show 2018 

When: 22nd of September 2018 To 2nd of October 2018
Where : Melbourne Showgrounds | Ascot Vale

MelbourneThe Royal Melbourne Show, Victoria's largest and most iconic annual community event, will be held from Saturday 22 September to Tuesday 2 October 2018 at Melbourne Showgrounds. Conducted annually by The Royal Agricultural Socie .. | read on..

September Latin Festival 2018 

When: 22nd of September 2018 To 23rd of September 2018

MelbourneEnjoy a classic Latin American carnival with over 40 hours of live performances - 22 & 23 September - Sandown Racecourse The annual September Latin Festival at Sandown Racecourse promotes and showcases Latin American culture i .. | read on..

Silvers Grand Magic Circus | Richmond 

When: 5th of September 2018 To 7th of October 2018
Where : Burnley Oval | Maribyrnong

MelbourneAustralia's "best" circus is the incredible Silvers Grand Magic Circus. Suitable for all ages the show includes the Phoenix Riders in the Globe of Death the Wheel of Steel aerial acts clowns and the latest in Los Vegas illusion .. | read on..

Spiegel Et Luna | The Famous Spiegeltent 

When: 22nd of September 2018 To 14th of October 2018
Where : The Famous Spiegeltent | St Kilda

MelbourneLuna Park | Spiegel Et Luna – Concerts, Cabaret and Carnival Dreams The Famous Spiegeltent touches down at St. Kilda's Luna Park these September School Holidays with a spectacular line-up of live family & adult entertainment .. | read on..

St Kilda Art Crawl | September 

When: 21st of September 2018 To 23rd of September 2018
MelbourneSt Kilda Arts Community presents… ST KILDA ARTS ALIVE September Art Crawl 21st -23rd September, 2018 St Kilda Arts Community is dedicated to revitalising Arts & Culture in St Kilda by connecting local artists, venue .. | read on..

Storm vs Sharks | NRL Final 

When: 21st of September 2018
Where : Aami Park | Melbourne

MelbourneThis is why our league is the toughest in the world. This is why we believe. Why we wear the jersey, stay loyal to our mates, our club, our community. This is why we unite. Playing for Premierships - this is why. FRIDAY 21S .. | read on..

Sunshine Lantern Festival 2018 

When: 23rd of September 2018
MelbourneThe Sunshine Lantern Festival is a free community event that takes place in the busy Sunshine shopping precinct along Hampshire Road, Sunshine on Sunday 23rd September 2018, 10am to 8pm. It will be a full day of family fun, e .. | read on..

Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2018 

When: 15th of September 2018 To 14th of October 2018
Where : Tesselaar Tulip Farm | Silvan

MelbourneSeptember 15 - October 14 Open 10am - 5pm daily Tulips down under .. There is plenty of fun in store at the 64th annual Tesselaar Tulip Festival. Visitors will be amazed by the beauty of a million Tulips across 25 acres .. | read on..

Yea Garden Expo 2018 

When: 22nd of September 2018 To 23rd of September 2018
MelbourneYEA GARDEN EXPO -- 22nd & 23rd September 2018 The outstanding Yea Garden Expo is on again this year in September. A change of venue this year with the Expo relocating to the surrounds of the Yea Saleyards. This is an ex .. | read on..

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