Ahhh…Melbourne. More laneways, coffee and dumplings than you can shake a stick at. But it’s also home to some of the greatest sports, festivals, shows and music in the country. Read on for your guide to the best Melbourne events.
See you on the court! Melbourne Sports
Melbourne is often referred to as the ‘sporting capital of the world’ and it’s not hard to see why. With world-class venues such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Etihad Stadium, Rod Laver Arena, Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre, Melbourne is host to some of the biggest sporting events.
Top Melbourne sporting events:
It’s show time! Melbourne Theatre
If you’re into musical theatre (or even if you’re not!), Melbourne is the place to go for a show. With some of the world’s most popular productions in some of the most beautiful buildings such as the Princess Theatre, Capitol Theatre and Regent Theatre or contemporary settings such as the Arts Centre Melbourne, you’ll be guaranteed a showstopper in Melbourne.
Our top picks of shows in Melbourne:
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Get festive. Melbourne Festivals
No matter what time of year you’re visiting, there are plenty of festivals in Melbourne to make your stay a memorable one. Whether it’s food, fashion, flowers or film, Melbourne’s got it covered!
Upcoming festivals in Melbourne:
Gigs galore! Music in Melbourne
From intimate shows in small pubs and clubs to sell-out performances at venues like Rod Laver Arena, the MCG and the Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne has an ever-revolving music scene that won’t disappoint.
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