Melbourne Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Melbourne? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Melbourne with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Melbourne and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Melbourne, featuring the best of things to do in Melbourne – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Melbourne fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

RePurpose YOUR Future Art Workshops and Exhibition

Footscray Connectivity Centre 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray, Footscray

Scheduled to take place at the Footscray Connectivity Centre from February 24 to March 22, 2024, this month-long youth-focused professional art exhibition is designed to empower school-aged participants in Melbourne. The event is entirely free and aims to provide young artists with the tools and inspiration to create unique art installations and artworks, both 2D […]


Shine My Light

La Mama Theatre 205 Faraday Street, Carlton, Carlton

Empowering comedy celebrating womanhood. Shine My Light is Taku Mbudzi’s empowering debut one-woman solo comedy show, presented in the week of International Women’s Day. With wit, charm, and a unique perspective, Taku fearlessly tackles motherhood, entrepreneurship, societal norms, and everything in between. All are welcome to her hilarious and thought-provoking celebration of womanhood. Hear Taku […]

AUD25 – AUD40

Finding The Money: film screening with Q&A

Solidarity Hall, Victorian Trades Hall 54 Victoria Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Melbourne

Finding The Money, a must-see film, exposes what is possibly the most dangerous myth of our time. And frees us to tackle climate change, housing, and other crises. You've probably heard, 'we can't afford to do what is needed for the planet, or for the people'. Is this true? Finding The Money follows an underdog […]

AUD15 – AUD20

The Big Picture Fest

Frankston City Laneways Frankston City Laneways, Frankston, Frankston

Frankston’s legendary street art festival, The Big Picture Fest, will return next year from Monday 18 - Sunday 24 March 2024. The city centre will be taken over by a jam packed line-up of world-renowned street artists who will continue the transformation of the city’s buildings and laneways into an epic explosion of colour and movement. […]


Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

The Butterfly Club 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Melbourne

It’s Agatha Christie, improvised! After a sell-out run last year, the award-winning festival favourite Murder Village is back at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with more cunningly improvised whodunnits. Immerse yourself in the cozy world of a 1950s Agatha Christie-style novel as Melbourne’s funniest improvisers craft eccentric characters and perplexing mysteries from your suggestions. Any […]

AUD29 – AUD39

Music for the Stages: Rully Shabara’s XhabaraBot AI Voice Machine

Darebin Arts Centre 401 Bell St, Preston VIC, Preston, Preston

Presented by On The Road Again, Darebin Arts and Triple RRR 102.7FM Liquid Architecture presents Indonesian artist Rully Shabara (Senyawa) in collaboration with a special lineup of Melbourne/Naarm based musicians and vocal artists (TBA) for an evening of sound experiments and presentations with and against Rully’s Artificial Intelligence XhabaraBot Voice Machine.  ‘The exploration of human voice in terms of […]


South Side Festival

Various venues across Frankston City Various venues across Frankston City, Frankston, Frankston

Frankston’s very own contemporary arts and culture extravaganza, South Side Festival, will be back from 10-19 May 2024. Over 10 days South Side will bring the goods whether you are in the mood for provocative performances, striking visual art, immersive installations, live music, storytelling or experiences that will ignite the imagination. You will be surprised […]

Ticket prices vary.

Monster Truck Mania Live Melbourne

Rod Laver Arena Olympic Blvd, Melbourne VIC 3001, Melbourne, Melbourne

MONSTER TRUCK MANIA LIVE is BACK in 2024! Tickets are now ON SALE from $45: Book your tickets today to secure the best seats! After wowing sell-out arenas nationwide in 2023, this HUGE army of Massive Machines are bounding back into  Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane arenas  Qudos Bank Arena: 4 & 5 MAY  Rod Laver […]


The Burlesque Showboat Cruise

Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat Pier VH08, 131 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, Docklands

All aboard for a fun-filled evening of entertainment and fine food with live artists in a delightfully decadent, intimate and slightly naughty atmosphere. Presented by Maison Burlesque in association with the Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat. Cruising Melbourne's harbour since 2011, the Burlesque Showboat is Melbourne's longest-running regular Burlesque event! The Burlesque Showboat, Melbourne's longest running […]


Music for the Stages: Bart Willoughby and Canisha

Darebin Arts Centre 401 Bell St, Preston VIC, Preston, Preston

Presented by On The Road Again, Darebin Arts and Triple RRR 102.7FM This special show will see Darebin Arts Centre graced with the presence of pioneering Aboriginal Reggae artist Bart Willoughby (Pitjantjatjara) alongside soulful singer Canisha (Trawlwoolway and Wiradjuri) and her band. The founding member of No Fixed Address, Willoughby is said to be the tip of the spear […]


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