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Victorian Seniors Festival

The Victorian Seniors Festival is an event to honour seniors in Victoria – held in October every year at various locations around the Melbourne...

Melbourne’s event calendar is jam-packed all year round. The different seasons bring different events, so no matter what time of year you come to Melbourne, there will always be something unique and exciting happening. If you’re looking at what’s on, the upcoming events calendar includes plenty of options including multicultural festivals, parades, sporting tournaments and cultural events.

So whether you love sports or indulging in something a little different, Melbourne offers every type of event for its millions of visitors each year.

What’s On Melbourne This Weekend & Upcoming 2019/2020 Events Calendar




Australians love watching sport and every year, the city celebrates many major sporting including the famous Australian Open, international cricket matches, the Spring Racing Carnival and the Formula One Grand Prix. The city has a number of excellent cricket and football grounds, stadiums and indoor stadiums.

Melbourne also hosts a range of festivals including food and wine festivals, music festivals and cultural and heritage festivals. Visitors, locals and culinary experts from all over the world come here to participate in the Melbourne Food and Wine festival. This popular event features award-winning vintages from some of Australia’s major wine regions.

Music lovers will be happy to know that Melbourne offers a wide choice of theatre shows, concerts and outdoor entertainment. Every year, the city celebrates the Jazz and Blues festival, the Harvest Picnic at Hanging Rock as well as country music festivals and live concerts.

If you’re wondering what’s on this weekend, just head into the city and you are sure to find a local community event, blockbuster theatre shows, art exhibit or live music concert. The event calendar changes weekly, so make sure you don’t miss out!



Melbourne Career Expo

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, VIC
24 July 2020 to 26 July 2020

The Melbourne Career Expo is the largest and most comprehensive careers event in Australia. The event showcases career opportunities from large employers, trades to higher education in an exciting, interactive and...

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Public Holidaysboxing Day

Open House Melbourne

Various locations around the Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, VIC
26 July 2020 to 28 July 2020

Open House Melbourne is a free event that offers a chance to explore the city’s most historic and significant buildings, religious structures and architectural monuments. The best part is you don’t have to pay any...

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Run Melbourne

Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC
26 July 2020

Run Melbourne (formerly “The Age Run Melbourne”) is a great running event that encourages participants of all ages to come forward and showcase their athletic skills. Participants of this event will enjoy...

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Melbourne International Film Festival

Various theatres around Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
TBA - August 2020

The Melbourne International Film Festival is one of the most popular events in Melbourne and is held over three weeks around July and August every year. Founded in 1952, the film festival is one of the oldest in the...

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The Melbourne Fair

The Melbourne Fair

Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield East, VIC
TBA - August 2020

Seasoned collectors, interior stylists and history buffs will converge at Melbourne’s largest fair showcasing an exclusive range of antiques, jewellery, couture, arts and some of the country’s most significant and rare...

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Melbourne Home Show

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Southbank, VIC
TBA- August 2020

The Melbourne Home Show (also known as the HIA Home Show) is a large exhibition relating to all things home and garden held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Melbourne Home Show will introduce...

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4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo

National 4×4 Outdoors Show and Fishing Boat Expo

Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, VIC
TBA- August 2020

The National 4×4 Outdoors Show and Fishing Boat Expo in Melbourne is a premier event that includes 4WD exhibitions, boats and caravans, as well as a special exhibition that features a vast array of fishing, BBQ and...

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White Night

White Night Melbourne

Various locations in the CBD, Melbourne, VIC
22 August 2020 to 24 August 2020

This year for the first time, over three consecutive nights in three key precincts, Melbourne’s iconic inner-city parks and gardens will undergo a transformation to host White Night Reimagined. One of Australia’s most...

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Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week

Various Locations Around Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
28 August 2020 to 05 September 2020

Fashion models, designers and retailers gather in Melbourne every September to celebrate Melbourne Fashion Week. This event is one of a kind and includes runway shows, fashion parades, exhibitions, films and even...

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Melbourne Day

Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC
30 August 2020

Melbourne Day is an annual celebration which marks the founding of the great city of Melbourne on the 30th of August 1835. Each year, there are a number of fun FREE events held throughout the Melbourne CBD with a...

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Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

Multiple venues close to the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
30 August 2020 to 08 September 2020

The Melbourne Writers Festival is another cultural event catering for writers and readers; that includes a diverse schedule of educational programs, workshops, interactive sessions and entertainment options for all...

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Melbourne Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Trades Hall, Carlton, VIC
TBA- September 2020

The residents of Melbourne come together every September to celebrate the famous Melbourne Fringe Festival. This unique event welcomes more than 3400 independent artists to participate and display their finest artwork...

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Royal Melbourne Show

Royal Melbourne Show

Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale , VIC
19 September 2020 to 29 September 2020

Taking place over the September school holidays, the Royal Melbourne Show is celebrated over 11 wonderful days and includes everything from exciting rides and family entertainment to arts, crafts and barnyard animals...

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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, VIC
TBA- September 2020

As thousands travel to Munich for Oktoberfest, Melbourne residents are treated to a huge range of events as they celebrate their own version of Oktoberfest, right in the heart of Melbourne. There are a number of...

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Afl Grand Final

AFL Grand Final

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond, VIC
TBA - September 2020

Just like the many other sporting events, the Grand Final has become an essential part of Australian culture. So much so that the Friday before Grand Final Day has been declared a public holiday in Victoria. AFL Grand...

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Melbourne International Festival of the Arts

Melbourne International Arts Festival

Various Locations Around Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
TBA- October 2020

Anytime you visit Melbourne, you can be sure to catch a festival or two and if visiting in October, visitors will get to enjoy the Melbourne International Arts Festival. The Melbourne International Arts Festival...

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Oktoberfest West

Oktoberfest West

Seaworks Maritime Precinct, Williamstown, VIC
TBA - October 2020

Oktoberfest West back for its second year is like a Carnival but with Beer! It’s just about fun and very family-friendly. The event features the biggest Munich style beer hall, authentic German beer, European street...

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Wellness Walk and Research Run

Wellness Walk and Research Run

Palm Lawn ant the Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne, VIC
TBA - October 2020

Support people with cancer by walking or running with Olivia on Sunday 6 October in Melbourne down at Alexandra Gardens. Funds raised will support cancer research breakthroughs and provide access to world-leading...

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PAX Australia

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, VIC
TBA- October 2020

PAX Australia (Penny Arcade Expo) is a gaming event that started in the USA in 2004. The first Australian PAX event was held in 2013 and has now become the biggest gaming event in Australia with thousands of people...

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Melbourne Marathon

Melbourne Marathon

Batman Avenue, Melbourne, VIC
TBA- October 2020

While Melbourne’s list of sporting events includes internationally renowned cricket matches, football games and tennis tournaments, the Melbourne Marathon is considered the most popular marathon held in the city...

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Finders Keepers Market

Finders Keepers Market

Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, VIC
TBA- October 2020

The Finders Keepers market is a massive three-day event in Spring; featuring over 250 independent art and design stalls in the world-renowned Royal Exhibition Building in the Carlton Gardens. Expect to find loads of...

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Carlton Italian Festa

Piazza Italia, Carlton, VIC
TBA - October 2020

The Carlton Italian Festa, also known as La Dolce Italia or the Lygon Street Fiesta, is a melting pot that showcases Italy’s diverse culture in Melbourne. The celebration of Italy’s culture brings together...

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Fitness Show Melbourne

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, VIC
TBA- October 2020

The Fitness Show is on again in 2020 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Come down and discover the latest information on health, fitness and overall wellness with a number of products, services and...

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Barkly Bikes Festival

Barkly Bikes Festival

Barkly Square, Brunswick, VIC
TBA- October 2020

Brunswick’s favourite bike festival returns to Barkly Square again on Sunday 27 October 2020, celebrating all things on two wheels. Transforming the outdoor laneway precinct, the free community event will host a charity...

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Equitana Melbourne

Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, VIC
TBA - November 2020

Equitana Melbourne is a huge event which showcases the very best of equine competitions and exhibitions and will be next held in Melbourne in 2020. Originating in 1999, Equitana Melbourne is a fantastic family-friendly...

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Australian International Airshow

Australian International Airshow

Avalon Airport, Lara, VIC
26 February 2021 to 28 February 2021

The Australian International Airshow, also known as the Avalon Airshow, is the biggest airshow in the southern hemisphere, attracting visitors from all over the world. Held every two years, the Airshow brings together...

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