Events Calendar


MCG Crowd

Here are my top picks of events in Melbourne every month ...


  1. New Year’s Eve in Federation Square

  2. Australian Open Tennis

  3. Midsumma Gay & Lesbian Arts Festival

  4. Twilight Jazz at Melbourne Zoo

  5. It gets hot ... so go to the beach!



  1. St.Kilda Festival - FREE!

  2. Chinese New Year in Chinatown is great!

  3. Melbourne Food & Wine Festival - eat cheaply at the best restaurants!

  4. Melbourne Symphony Orchestra FREE summer concerts.

  5. Still some hot days - the beach is still there!


  1. Formula 1 Grand Prix

  2. Melbourne Comedy Festival

  3. Melbourne Fashion Festival

  4. Moomba Festival - Let’s get together & have fun! Yarra River & Moomba Parade in town,

  5. The Australian Rules Football (The Footy) starts. Go to a game.


  1. Melbourne Flower Show

  2. ANZAC Day - remember our war heroes. Huge Footy game at the MCG on this day.

  3. Melbourne International Jazz Festival

  4. Really ... go to a Footy game at the MCG or Telstra Dome


2. Circus OZ


3. SKI Season Opening.


4. Aussie Rules Footy & National Rugby League games every week.

5. Melbourne Italian Festival


  1. Melbourne International Film Festival

  2. Winter Masterpieces Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria

  3. By the end of July, the snow on the ski fields should be at it’s best and the footy is rocking!


  1. The Footy Finals and the Grand Final at the MCG on the last Saturday. 100,000 people!

  2. Spring Fashion Week

  3. Royal Melbourne Show

  4. Melbourne Fringe Festival starts


  1. The Melbourne Cup - Australia’s biggest day of horse racing. 100,000 + people go!

  2. Equitana Asia Pacific - Equine Industry showcase

  3. Salami Fest


  1. Christmas shopping of course!

  2. Carols by Candlelight

  3. It’s getting hot enough to go to the beach! You can even have Christmas day on the beach!!

  4. New Years Eve in Federation Square