What’s happening in Melbourne

Things to do, events and entertainment in Melbourne

Melbourne this week

  • (Comedy)

    23 Mar-20 Apr Kevin Bridges will be bringing his live stand up show to Australia for the first time. Just ten years ago, the Scottish comic... More details
  • (Comedy)

    25 Mar-20 Apr Irish comedian Jason Byrne is returning to Australia for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival , and he wants you to... More details
  • (Comedy)

    26 Mar-20 Apr Jen Brister is a wishful thinker: this Londoner believes she has time to do all the fun things as well as keep up-to-scratch... More details
  • (Sport & Outdoor)

    18-21 Apr This long weekend race will see athletes of all levels hit the tracks. The 133rd edition will see races from 70 to 3200 metres... More details
  • (Sport & Outdoor)

    Mon 21 Apr Burn fat more efficiently and increase your metabolism at April Avengers Fitness Challenge. The four-week challenge involves... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Mon 21 Apr Stripped back, intimate and talent-filled are just some of the words to describe the Curtin's Jazz Party, taking place every... More details
  • (Music)

    Tue 22 Apr He's has been held responsible for ushering the likes of Jeff, Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton into the world of... More details
  • (Music)

    Tue 22 Apr Iron and Wine’s fifth album Ghost on Ghost is not only the most elaborately-orchestrated album released under the name:... More details
  • (Music)

    Tue 22 Apr The smooth-sounding John Mayer is stopping into Melbourne during his national tour of blues and roots festivals. After making... More details
  • (Film)

    Fri 25 Apr "What you are about to see can only be described as frank, adult entertainment." So claims this 1971 arthouse... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Fri 25 Apr Ping pong tables, basketball hoops, a half-pipe and three rooms of DJs dropping dub, drum’n’bass and hip hop – don’t... More details
  • (Around Town)

    Fri 25 Apr On the 99th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, join war veterans and their descendants at the Dawn Service and ANZAC Day... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Sat 26 Apr Make your way to the Exford for a fortnightly fix of indie dance hits. Resident DJs Caity K and Ted C (Panic!) spin the indie... More details
  • (Art)

    14 Mar-26 Apr Bonnie Lane mashes up various parts of the human body to create strange and wonderful creatures. Get down and work your way... More details
  • (Theatre)

    17 Mar-26 Apr A big hit in Sydney when it premiered at Belvoir in 2011, Neighbourhood Watch is actually set in Melbourne, in Kew, just... More details

Latest Melbourne bars & restaurants reviews

Marquis Bar

Free snacks, nudie pics and Cognac

Nieuw Amsterdam

Delivering refined American eats and disco beats from lunch till dawn

Plenty

Jason Chan is dishing up eggs, brisket and gin on Chapel Street

What to do in Melbourne

DreamWorks Animation

The animation powerhouse is taking over ACMI

The Beatles in Australia

Arts Centre is putting on an exhibition dedicated to the '64 tour

Comedy Festival

Get ready for hilarity

Best of Melbourne

Cure your hangover

Take your hangover to breakfast and fight fire with bacon and juice

Rainy day activities

Here’s how to keep yourself amused while staying dry

Breakfast Bloody Marys

These cafés do a Bloody Mary to put a little extra pep in your step

Beat the heat

Outdoor pools

Feel like a splash as the weather warms up?

Ice cream

Delicious icy treats you’ll need to keep it cool over summer

Juice bars

Too hot to eat lunch? We recommend going for some juice



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