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Melbourne Magic Festival

The Melbourne Magic Festival is one of a kind in Australia and is easily regarded as the ultimate winter festival in Melbourne. Founded in 2008 by...

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!



Dog Lovers Show

Dog Lovers Show

Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, VIC
01 May 2020 to 03 May 2020

The Dog Lovers Show is a huge exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens that celebrates all the best things about being a dog owner in Australia. There are so many things to see and do at the...

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Next Wave Festival

Next Wave Festival

Various Venues, Melbourne, VIC
TBA - May 2020

The Next Wave Festival is a biennial event held in Melbourne whose aim is to provide a platform for artists of the future as well as highlight futuristic trends. Melbourne’s events calendar teems with festivals...

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Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, VIC
04 May 2020 to 07 May 2020

Coffee paradise beckons visitors to sample, savour and appreciate coffee at Australia’s most spirited event, the Melbourne International Coffee Expo. Now held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the...

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Good Beer Week

Good Beer Week

Various venues , Melbourne, VIC
TBA - May 2020

Fancy a cold beer the Australian way? Make plans to attend the renowned Good Beer Week, an event that aims to promote and encourage the appreciation of Good Beer to a wider audience. The nine-day long event was designed...

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Meguiars MotorEx

Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, VIC
16 May 2020 to 17 May 2020

Meguiar’s MotorEx is the largest and most prestigious car show of its kind in Australia. Each year Meguiar’s MotorEx attracts Australia’s best custom and modified cars, which travel from all over the country to create...

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Rspca Million Paws Walk

RSPCA Million Paws Walk

Albert Park Lake, Albert Park, VIC
TBA - May 2020

The RSPCA Million Paws Walk is a huge fundraising day for your four-legged friends when thousands of dollars are raised in support of the RSPCA. On the day of the event, thousands of people come together all over...

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Melbourne Knowledge Week

Meat Market, Melbourne, VIC
TBA - May 2020

A vibrant nightlife, diverse restaurant scene and a myriad of cultural attractions are not the only things for you to explore when you arrive in Melbourne. Melbourne Knowledge Week is a popular event in Melbourne and is...

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One Fine Day Wedding Fair

One Fine Day Wedding Fair

Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, VIC
TBA - May 2020

One Fine Day is a refreshing alternative to the traditional bridal fair; showcasing a handpicked collection of 100 sought after vendors in the wedding field. Not only is One Fine Day the perfect outlet for creative...

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Good Food Wine Festival

Good Food & Wine Festival

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, VIC
TBA - May/June 2020

Experience a journey of good food and wine at Melbourne’s internationally acclaimed Good Food & Wine Festival. Sommeliers, winemakers and chefs from all over Australia come here to showcase their best harvests and...

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Various Venues, Melbourne, VIC
TBA - May/June 2020

The week-long Melbourne International Jazz Festival week features an excellent line-up with more than 100 unique jazz performances by top artists and performers. Popular venues like Hamer Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre...

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Melbourne International Singers Festival

Deakin Edge, Melbourne, VIC
03 June 2020 to 08 June 2020

The Melbourne International Singers Festival is celebrated amid public festivities and features world-class singing, performances and an array of outstanding vocal and musical workshops – held every June and...

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Public Holidaysqueens Birthday

Queens Birthday

All The State, Melbourne, VIC
08 June 2020

Australian’s celebrate the Queen’s Birthday with a public holiday (and long weekend) on Monday the 8th of June 2020. Even though there will be limited trading hours for some shops and businesses, there are plenty...

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Melbourne Boat Show

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Southbank, VIC
11 June 2020 to 14 June 2020

The Melbourne Boat Show is the largest event for the local marine industry, with thousands of exhibitors gathering in the city to display their latest products and services every year. Some of the main products...

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Williamstown Literary Festival

Williamstown Literary Festival

Williamstown Town Hall and Library, Williamstown, VIC
TBA - June 2020

The Williamstown Literary Festival (aka the Willy Lit Fest) is an event which brings together readers and writers for one of the biggest literary festivals in Victoria. The festival runs for two days and will take place...

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Melbourne Bridal and Honeymoon Expo

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

The Melbourne Bridal and Honeymoon Expo is a popular exhibition held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre which offers information on everything you will need to plan your wedding. As one of the most...

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Disney On Ice

Disney on Ice

Hisense Arena, Melbourne, VIC
TBA - July 2020

Each and every year, children are dazzled and amazed by the huge production that comes to Melbourne during winter; Disney on Ice. A huge ice skating extravaganza, each show presents some of your favourite Disney...

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Australian International Airshow

Australian International Airshow

Avalon Airport, Lara, VIC
TBA - March 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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