Melbourne’s an ephemeral city that loves an annual event, a temporary pop-up showing, and anything that has to be seen ‘right now’ – choose your visit accordingly.

January

Portsea Polo
Australian Open

February

Spiegeltent
Bike Fest

June

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

July

Melbourne Cabaret Festival

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August

Melbourne Writer’s Festival

September

AFL Grand Final
Spring Racing Carnival

October

Melbourne Festival
Melbourne Fringe

November

Melbourne Music Week
Melbourne Cup Carnival
Opera Australia’s The Ring Cycle

December

Short + Sweet Festival
Open-air Cinema Season Starts

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