Melbourne What’s On

The BCL Melbourne What’s On pages have one events page per month. These pages have public holidays, school holidays and major events. Pages also include theatres, cinemas, festivals and other things to do.

See pages for each month: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

Markets in Melbourne Australia

Markets in Melbourne The Arts Centre Sunday Market – The Maker’s Market – 140 stalls of arts and crafts from around Victoria. Sundays, 10.00am to 5.00pm at The Arts Centre, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne. Books @ Federation Square – Pre-loved, new and specialized books. The Book Market regularly features self-published authors and children’s illustrator… Read More

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Live Music Venues in Melbourne & Victoria

Live Music Venues in Melbourne & Victoria The Arthouse – 616 Elizabeth St, Melbourne The Arts Centre – St. Kilda Rd, Melbourne The Barwon Club Hotel – 509 Moorabool St, South Geelong Bennetts Lane Jazz Club – 25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne. The Butterfly Club – 204 Bank St, South Melbourne Cookie – First Floor, Curtin… Read More

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Melbourne Cup Australia

Melbourne Cup Spring Racing Carnival The Melbourne Cup is help on the first Tuesday of November each year. Although it is a public holiday only in Melbourne, you’ll find Melbourne Cup parties around the nation. Even in workplaces and schools, most Australians pause to watch the race on television or listen to the radio. Victoria… Read More

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Theatre in Melbourne & Victoria – Links to individual theatre pages

Melbourne Theatres & Theatre Groups Altona City Theatre a Melbourne Amateur Theatre Company with three shows a year: one pantomime and two large scale musicals. ARC (Amateur Repertory Company) is an established youth theatre company operating in the Northern Suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. It aims to involve young people (mainly ages 15-28) in all aspects of… Read More

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Concerts and Festivals Melbourne Victoria Australia

Productions / Festivals / Special Events Annual St Kilda Festival Apollo Bay Music Festival Beechworth Celtic Festival Brunswick Music Festival Chillout Festival Conquest – Annual games convention. Eltham Jazz & Blues Heritage Festival – Usually the Australia Day weekend. Essendon Choral Society (ECS) The Falls Festival – Annual music festival held in Lorne over the new year… Read More

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Places To Go in Melbourne Victoria Australia

General Attractions Collingwood Children’s Farm – Country Life for City Folk. Open every day of the year from 9am – 5pm Bimbimbie Fauna & Picnic Park – Australian Native Animal Park. Feed and walk through enclosure to feed kangaroo, wombats, emus, deer and see a variety of Australian birds. (sorry link broken) Federation Square website… Read More

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Museums and Historical Places To Go in Melbourne Victoria Australia

Museums & Historical Attractions Australian National Aviation Museum is located at Moorabbin Airport near Melbourne. Melbourne’s Chinese Museum (re-opened 29 Aug 2010) in the heart of Melbourne’s Chinatown. The Chinese Museum comprises five floors of priceless artworks, artefacts, fashion, books, photographs and jade. Contemporary exhibits include a new Chinatown Visitor Centre, a Dragon Gallery housing… Read More

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Cinemas in Melbourne Australia – Links to individual cinema pages

Melbourne Cinemas & Drive-ins The Astor Theatre – Complete programme, reviews and other information for this grand old cinema in Windsor. Cnr Chapel St and Dandenong Rd, St Kilda. Australian Centre for the Moving Image – Australian, classics, and niche film screenings, exhibitions, and events. Federation Square, Melbourne. Chinatown Cinema – Double features of Hong… Read More

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Exhibitions and Galleries Melbourne Victoria Australia

Melbourne Galleries and Museums Amethyst Art Space – an online art gallery. Anne Middleton Gallery – Albert Park Australian Centre for Contemporary Art – Regular exhibitions of work by Australian contemporary artists. Brunswick Arts Space – Brunswick Arts Space, 2a Little Breese St, Brunswick, Melbourne. Chapel Off Chapel – The City of Stonnington’s arts and… Read More

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January in Melbourne & Victoria

January 2018 Events in Melbourne and Victoria 1 January (Monday) 2018 – New Years Day (Public Holiday) – it’s a long weekend! 26 January (Friday) 2018 – Australia Day / Invasion Day – Public Holiday. see Themes For Parties.com.au for Australia Day party ideas and costumes). 29 January (Monday) 2018 – School Term 1 begins in Victorian… Read More

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February in Melbourne & Victoria

February 2018 Events in Melbourne & Victoria Chinese New Year (For Chinese New Year party and costume ideas see ThemesForParties: Oriental). 6 February (Tuesday) 2018 – New Zealand (Waitangi) Day Celebrations – Waitangi Day is New Zealand’s annual celebration of the signing of the Waitangi Treaty. 4 February (Wednesday) 2018 – Valentine’s Day – see Valentine’s… Read More

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March in Melbourne & Victoria

March 2018 Events in Melbourne and Victoria 8 March (Thursday) 2018 – International Women’s Day 12 March (Monday) 2018 – Labour Day Public Holiday (see AU public holiday dates.) 17 March (Saturday) 2018 – St Patrick’s Day – see Themes for Parties for St Patrick’s Day decorations and costumes. 24 March (Saturday) 2018 – Earth… Read More

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April in Melbourne & Victoria

April 2018 Events in Melbourne & Victoria Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Day 1 April (Sunday) 2018 – Daylight saving ends 3.00 am– put your clocks back 1 hour See time zones for more information. 1 April 2018 – Easter Sunday 2 April 2018 – Easter Monday – Public Holiday 16 April (Monday) 2018 – School… Read More

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May in Melbourne & Victoria

Mother’s Day is on the second Sunday in May. May 2018 Events in Melbourne and Victoria Australian Office Professionals Day– Visit our  Secretary’s Day page for gift ideas. International Composting Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness about the importance of this valuable organic resource and to promote… Read More

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June in Melbourne & Victoria

June 2018 Events in Melbourne and Victoria 5 June – World Environment Day – Commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. 11 June (Monday) 2018 – Queen’s Birthday – Public Holiday all states… Read More

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July in Melbourne & Victoria

Mind-winter school holidays. Time for a ski holiday or indulge in the atmosphere for Christmas in July. July 2018 Events in Melbourne and Victoria NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to… Read More

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August in Melbourne & Victoria

August 2018 in Melbourne and Victoria 18 to 24 August 2018 – CBCA Children’s Book Week – Celebrating Australian books, authors and illustrators. The 2018 Book Week theme is Find Your Treasure (see our BCL page on Book Week). 30 August (Thursday) 2018 – Melbourne Day held on the 30th August each year to commemorate… Read More

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September in Melbourne & Victoria

Springtime in Victoria! Father’s Day, Pirates, school holidays, and the AFL Grand Final September 2018 Events in Melbourne and Victoria 2 September (Sunday) 2018 – Father’s Day – (See Father’s Day Gift ideas here or local experience gift vouchers for ideas.) 3 September (Monday) 2018 – Australian National Flag Day – The Australian Flag was… Read More

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October in Melbourne & Victoria

October 2018 Events in Melbourne & Victoria National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment. 7 October (Sunday) 2018 – Daylight saving starts 2.00 am –… Read More

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November in Melbourne & Victoria

November 2018 Events in Melbourne & Victoria 6 November (Tuesday) 2018 – Melbourne Cup – Public Holiday Melbourne metro only (see AU public holiday dates and see our special Melbourne Cup page for links, accommodation, tours, party venues and more) 11 November (Sunday) 2018 – Remembrance Day 11 to 18 November – The Spring 2018 Wild… Read More

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December in Melbourne & Victoria

December 2018 Events in Melbourne & Victoria 3 December (Monday) 2018 – International Day of People with Disability – Aims to promote an understanding of people with a disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being. 5 December (Wednesday) 2018 – International Volunteer Day is celebrated on December 5th each year to thank… Read More

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