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Summer Night Market

20 Nov 2018 (Tue) - 20 Mar 2019 (Wed)

Queen Victoria Market

EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT, 5PM – 10PM.
Melbourne's hottest summer hangout returns, with over 60 global street food stalls and festival bars, more than 100 specialty fashion, homewares and general merchandise stalls, plus a rotating weekly line-up of live music and entertainment.

South Wharf Pop-Up Cinema

3 Jan 2019 (Thu) - 28 Feb 2019 (Thu)

Common Man

Wed: 7pm – 10pm Thu: 7pm – 10pm Sat: 8pm – 11pm Sun: 5.30pm – 8.30pm Select Saturdays and also Sunday 8pm January only.
Grab your friends and family and head down to South Wharf this summer for the ultimate viewing experience with the arrival of Common Man’s Riverside Pop-Up cinema.

Local film buffs can enjoy the newest cinematic experience on Common Man’s green astroturf, deck chairs, cocktails, a candy bar full of your favourites and a 6m x 3m screen made for movie magic.

Enjoy a night under the stars with a selection of all-time classics across a broad range of genres with twilight sessions running on Wednesday, Thursday, selected Saturdays and Sundays and a special Valentine's Day double screening on 14 February at 5.30pm and 8.30pm.

The Riverside Garden Pop-Up bar will also be in action, offering Kahula espresso martinis, summery cocktail jugs, Coopers beers, Squealing Pig rosé in cans and wines. A range of food and drink packages will be available for purchase online plus an endless amount of popcorn and choc tops from Common Man’s candy bar.

Nothing beats a fun night out with friends and family by the beautiful Yarra River watching a movie under the stars.

Australian Open 2019

14 Jan 2019 (Mon) - 27 Jan 2019 (Sun)

Melbourne Parks

January in Melbourne means only one thing - the Australian Open is back, taking over the city for two weeks of non-stop tennis action. There is no better place to be this summer.
The Australian Open attracts spectators from near and far who come to experience the energy at one of the world’s biggest sporting and entertainment events. The colourful crowds and festive atmosphere amid Melbourne Park’s world-class facilities make the Australian Open the place to be during Australia’s summer of tennis.

Melbourne saves its best for the Australian Open, with an array of art, culture and music events adding to the atmosphere when the Grand Slam® reaches the pointy end. Warm summer nights are perfect for outdoor drinks with friends to dissect the day's play, for catching a local band in a bar, or sampling the city's best fare.

Some of Melbourne and Victoria's most iconic sights are just a short trip out of town, so you can pair your sightings of tennis stars with a look at local legends and be back in the city in time for the next contest.

Phil Collins

1 Feb 2019 (Fri) - 2 Feb 2019 (Sat)

AMMI PARK

Phil Collin’s highly-anticipated comeback tour Not Dead Yet: Live! began in the UK and Europe last June, with his 5-night show at Royal Albert Hall in London selling out within 15 seconds. He also sold out all 5 arena shows in Germany and 5 arena shows in France, along with successfully headlining a 65,000-capacity show at Hyde Park. With his South and Central America tour just completed and a North American tour scheduled for October 2018, Not Dead Yet: Live! has received both fan and critical acclaim, with The Guardian raving, “Collins’ voice slips into gear, and a run of great songs sets the hall alight with excitement”, while Irish Independent said “…pop legend Phil Collins proved he could still deliver…”, and The Sheffield Star reported, “…he started with a standing ovation and finished with one that almost brought the house down.”

Cinema at the 'G

1 Feb 2019 (Fri) - 2 Feb 2019 (Sat)

MCG

Melburnians are invited onto the hallowed MCG turf for an open-air cinema experience when Cinema at the ‘G, presented by Bank of Melbourne, returns.
Over two nights only, two of the biggest blockbusters will be screened on the scoreboard for a perfect evening of entertainment. On the Friday night you can watch A Star is Born (2018, M) and on the Saturday come back for Bohemian Rhapsody (2018, PG).

You'll be able to set foot on the ground as soon as the gates open at 6.30pm, so pack your blanket and a pillow, and claim your spot on the grass early!

You're welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks, but please note that no glass is allowed inside the venue.

So Pop

2 Feb 2019 (Sat)

Melbourne Arena

In the summer of 2019, Frontier Touring and Arena Touring will introduce Australia and New Zealand to the ultimate throwback pop experience: So Pop. The concert series will bring the biggest names of ‘90s pop to Melbourne for one night only, transforming Melbourne Arena into the school disco that you’ll wish never ends.
So Pop will blast cities around the country to the glory days of the ‘90s and ‘00s: we’re talking cargo pants, butterfly clips, Tazos and enough glitter that you’ll be shimmering for days.

Bringing a line-up of ‘90s pop royalty down under this summer, the first class of So Pop has collectively sold over 120 million records worldwide and are responsible for some of the biggest party tunes of our time. Catch all these everlasting classics performed live on the one stage during an epic four-hour extravaganza - it’s going to be all that and a bag of chips!

A Day out in Docklands

7 Feb 2019 (Thu)

The District Docklands

Here's the perfect way for you to explore a day out in Docklands.

Combine a flight on the Melbourne Star with a private screening at Australia's newest and most technologically advanced Hoyts Cinema. You'll enjoy a 10am screening of the film, 'The Front Runner'. Then you can take your flight on the Melbourne Star any time before 5pm on the same day.

Nitro Circus – You Got This Stadium Tour

9 Feb 2019 (Sat)

Marvel Stadium

The Nitro Circus You Got This Stadium Tour will feature the best in FMX, BMX and Skate as they push the limits on the biggest ramps in action sports.

The Nitro Circus crew has created not one, but two all-new ramps which will make their world debut on the tour. Combined with the FMX Next Level ramp, this triple threat is literally too big for indoor arenas, and instead will take over Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium for the biggest show in Nitro Circus history

UFC 234

10 Feb 2019 (Sun)

Rod Laver Arena

The UFC middleweight title will be on the line at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on February 10, as Australia's own Robert Whittaker defends his crown for the first time against Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC 234.

The 27 year-old Sydneysider, on an unbeaten run stretching nine fights, will face American Kelvin Gastelum at Rod Laver Arena.

NRL ALL-STARS

15 Feb 2019 (Fri)

AMMI PARK

The 2019 NRL Harvey Norman All-Stars event is transforming in 2019. In what will be a modern tribal showcase of First Nations players proudly representing their cultures, the Australian Indigenous All-Stars are set to take on the New Zealand Maori Kiwis for the very first time at AAMI Park Melbourne on Friday 15 February, 2019. Both Men's and Women's team will compete in an exciting double header.

Mozart by Moonlight

17 Feb 2019 (Sun)

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Enjoy a magnificent evening of arias from Mozart’s best-known operas, presented in conjunction with Melbourne Opera Company and featuring the sumptuous voices of Melbourne’s most accomplished up and coming artists.

Pack a picnic and bring a rug (or folding chair if you like!) and enjoy this very, very special event.

World Cup Gymnastics

21 Feb 2019 (Thu) - 24 Feb 2019 (Sun)

Melbourne Arena

Experience the Spectacular this summer! As a part of the International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) World Cup series, Australia will again host a stop on the Individual Apparatus World Cup circuit for both Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics.

This is your chance to see the best gymnasts from across the world compete on their best apparatus for World Cup points.

Maroon 5 concert

22 Feb 2019 (Fri)

Rod Laver Arena

Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award winning rock band, Maroon 5, have added Australian dates to their The Maroon 5 World Tour 2015 in support of their fifth studio album, V.
Maroon 5 stand out as not only one of pop music’s most enduring artists, but also one of the 21st century’s biggest acts. To date, the universally renowned Los Angeles band have achieved three GRAMMY® Awards and become “the most successful group in the history of the Billboard Hot 100” with 12 Top 10 entries, earned 20 Top 40 hits making them the only band to ever do so, sold over 36 million albums, 48 million singles worldwide, and earned gold and platinum certifications in more than 35 countries. The band won over fans and critics alike with the hybrid rock/R&B sound they introduced on their debut album, “Songs About Jane” and their double platinum album, “It Won't be Soon Before Long”. Maroon 5 went on to release studio albums, “Hands All Over”, which featured the anthemic ‘Moves Like Jagger,’ and ‘Overexposed’. The band’s fifth studio album, “V”, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and featured the #1 hit singles ‘Maps,’ ‘Animals’ and ‘Sugar,’ helping the band set a record for the most #1’s by a group in the Top 40 chart’s 20-year history, with 9 in total. The music video for the album’s GRAMMY- nominated single ‘Sugar’ has notably logged a record setting 2+ billion views to date.

Eminem Concert

24 Feb 2019 (Sun)

MCG

The wait is finally over! Eminem will grace our shores for four massive Australian stadium shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and for the very first time Perth in February 2019.
Eminem’s fiercely loyal Australian fanbase has been willing for tour dates to be added in this territory, constantly spinning the rumour mill into overdrive, and now their prayers have been answered: the rap god is on his way, special guests will be announced soon and join the line-up for this second instalment of the RAPTURE 2019 stadium tour.

Arctic Monkeys

26 Feb 2019 (Tue) - 27 Feb 2019 (Wed)

Rod Laver Arena

British rock royalty Arctic Monkeys have ushered in a spectacular new era with their sixth studio album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, and now Frontier Touring is over the moon to announce the band’s return to Australia and New Zealand for a mammoth run of arena shows in February and March 2019.

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

28 Feb 2019 (Thu)

Rod Laver Arena

Playing their first Australian headline tour in twelve long years, Red Hot Chili Peppers will bring their unique funk-rock sound and high-energy performances to Australia and New Zealand for arena and outdoor shows this coming February - March. Ticket pre-sales begin next week.
The Peppers are one of the most successful acts in rock history, often performing in front of stadium and festival audiences in excess of 100,000. The Australian tour will start with a rare intimate show at Hobart’s Derwent Entertainment Centre - the first time the LA-based band will have travelled to Tasmania.

Following their one-off Tassie show, Red Hot Chili Peppers will play arenas in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne; open air shows at Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley and at A Day on The Green at Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong, before their final Australian show at Perth’s NIB Stadium.

The band is expected to play a set comprising of a selection of tracks such as ‘Dark Necessities’ lifted from their current and eleventh studio album, The Getaway (which spent two weeks at #1 on the ARIA Chart), plus greatest hits and classic album tracks such as: ‘By the Way’, ‘Can’t Stop’, ‘Snow (Hey Oh)’, ‘Otherside’, ‘Californication’, ‘Under The Bridge’ and ‘Give It Away’.

AIRSHOW 2019

28 Feb 2019 (Thu) - 3 Mar 2019 (Sun)

Avalon, Geelong

The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is one of Asia-Pacific's most prestigious aviation and aerospace events and the most comprehensive aviation, aerospace and defence exposition in the southern hemisphere
Avalon hosts multiple concurrent conferences and expo streams, across the spectrum of Defence, Airlines, Business and General Aviation, Sport and Recreational Aviation, Airports, MRO, Space, Unmanned Systems, Air Safety and Ground Equipment.

Avalon supports multiple ways to engage with government, industry and defence opportunities; including indoor and outdoor exhibitions, chalets, sponsorship, and networking events.

While Australia and New Zealand prepare major Defence modernization programs, civil aerospace companies are pursuing the rapidly-growing Indo-Asia-Pacific airline and civil aerospace market, and the public will view the history as well as the margining future of air transport and air power.

Melbourne Fashion Festival

1 Mar 2019 (Fri) - 10 Mar 2019 (Sun)

Royal Exhibition Building

Australia's largest fashion event returns to Melbourne, 1-10 March 2019 with ten days of fashion and entertainment across the city, celebrating style and creativity on the runway and beyond.
Located inside and out of Royal Exhibition Building, all VAMFF produced Runways and The Plaza (Melbourne’s liveliest fashion party) are held there in March 2019. The Plaza is the Festival Hub and is FREE entry – you don’t need a ticket to attend.

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

8 Mar 2019 (Fri) - 24 Mar 2019 (Sun)

The 2019 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne returns for its 27th year in March. The Festival will celebrate Melbourne as one of the world's great food cities, and Victoria as a foodie destination, with extraordinary experiences and guest chefs from around the world.

Moomba Festival

8 Mar 2019 (Fri) - 11 Mar 2019 (Mon)

Alexandra Gardens

Brace yourselves Melbourne, Moomba Festival is back in full swing with a chock-a-block program of free events and activities celebrating our wonderful city.
Get ready to be treated to four jam-packed days of carnival rides and games, kids' activities, nightly fireworks, water sports, spectacles and much more.

Don't miss the outstanding Moomba Masters Championship, the wacky and wonderful Birdman Rally on Sunday and, of course, the iconic Moomba Parade on the Monday.

Proudly presented by City of Melbourne, Moomba Festival is Australia's largest community festival.

Kylie - The Golden Tour

13 Mar 2019 (Wed)

Sidney Myer Music Bowl

The Golden Tour marks Kylie's first shows since 2015's Kiss Me Once Tour. Cementing her reputation for a unique and captivating live show, each performance on the Golden Tour is a narrative connecting all Kylie's hits into one glorious story.

Kylie's most recent release, the Nashville-recorded and country-influenced album, Golden, blends Kylie's signature pop style with a Tennessee influence, and this exciting new sound is sure to enchant audiences when they hear it live.

Formula 1 Grand Prix

14 Mar 2019 (Thu) - 17 Mar 2019 (Sun)

Albert Park Circuit

There is nothing as exciting as a Formula One race. It has the power to stop traffic in Asia, make America sit up and take notice and rouse Europe from its slumber.
There is only one race the whole world is watching. The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix is the ultimate playground for the world’s biggest stars. Watch as the fastest cars in the world tear up the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit at the 2019 season opener.

Whether you are a motorsport fan after full throttle, or want to soak in the glamour of this star-studded event, the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2019 presents something for everyone as it takes excitement and opulence to the next level.

Melbourne International Flower & Garden show

27 Mar 2019 (Wed) - 31 Mar 2019 (Sun)

Royal Exhibition Building & Carlton Gardens

Immerse your senses the 24th annual Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. The Southern Hemisphere’s largest and most loved horticultural event returns for five days at the heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens.
Attracting floral fanatics and gardening enthusiasts, from home improvement, DIY and renovation buffs, to student design competitions, daily floral workshops, daily demos from industry experts and daily High Teas.

The hugely popular Gardens by Twilight returns for one night only on Friday. Inviting visitors to soak in the surrounds of the Show under the disappearing light with a glass of sparkling in hand.

John Mayer

27 Mar 2019 (Wed)

Rod Laver Arena

The seven-time GRAMMY winner is known for numerous massive hits, such as this year’s “New Light,” “Gravity,” “Love on the Weekend,” “Heartbreak Warfare,” “Daughters,” “Waiting on the World to Change,” “Your Body Is a Wonderland,” and many more. These “An Evening with John Mayer” concerts will feature songs spanning Mayer’s entire recording career and mark his first tour down under since 2014. There will be no opening act.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

27 Mar 2019 (Wed) - 21 Apr 2019 (Sun)

Melbourne Town Hall

The city will light up with laughs when the Melbourne International Comedy Festival takes over town!

For three and a half weeks, Melbourne will be the nation’s hive of happiness, injecting all-day, all-night infectious fun to the city.

Be it family fun at Fed Square, glittering gala events or late-night laughs at the Festival Club, there is a comedy thrill to fit everyone’s bill as comedians of all shapes and sizes take to theatres, pubs, clubs and broom cupboards citywide, shining a spotlight on the silly, the serious, the heart-breaking and the hilarious.

Supanova

5 Apr 2019 (Fri) - 7 Apr 2019 (Sun)

Melbourne Showgrounds

Supanova Pop Culture Expo, since 2000, is where the adoring public comes face to face with Supa-Star celebrities and the creative talent that inspire their imaginary worlds under one big roof.
Gathered from and surrounded by the wonderful worlds of comic books, animation/cartoons, science-fiction, pulp TV/movies, toys, console gaming, trading cards, fantasy, entertainment technology, books, internet sites and fan-clubs, the result is an amazing atmosphere tailor made for expressing your inner geek and where getting into cosplay (cos-tume role-play) is the obvious thing to do!

It’s Comic-con, Australian style!

Harlem Globetrotters World Tour 2019

7 Apr 2019 (Sun)

Melbourne Arena

Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen. The heartwarming Academy Award® winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into your town.
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are set to again thrill Australians with their iconic brand of basketball as part of their 2019 Fan Powered World Tour this April.

Following their hugely successful tour of Australia in 2018, NBL Owner and Executive Director Larry Kestelman said he was delighted to continue and expand the Harlem Globetrotters partnership across Australia, as well as hosting shows in New Zealand.

The Melbourne Home Show

2 May 2019 (Thu) - 5 May 2019 (Sun)

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

You’ll love Melbourne’s favourite Home Show! It’s gigantic, packed with the best products and new releases from around the world. You’ll meet more than 280 of Australia’s premier suppliers all under one roof. You can see, try and buy all the latest products at this one-stop shop. Get lots of ideas and free expert advice for your home project.

Mind Body Spirit Festival

7 Jun 2019 (Fri) - 10 Jun 2019 (Mon)

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

The MindBodySpirit Festival is Australia’s largest health, wellbeing and natural therapies event and is now FREE to attend! Learn from over 200 exhibitors, attend free inspirational seminars, book yourself a psychic reading, try some body pampering, watch the free stage performances, join a free meditation session and taste some delicious health foods!

The Home Show

16 Aug 2019 (Fri) - 18 Aug 2019 (Sun)

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre,

You’ll love Melbourne’s favourite Home Show! It’s gigantic, packed with the best products and new releases from around the world. You’ll meet more than 280 of Australia’s premier suppliers all under one roof. You can see, try and buy all the latest products at this one-stop shop. Get lots of ideas and free expert advice for your home project.

KISS

21 Nov 2019 (Thu) - 22 Nov 2019 (Fri)

Rod Laver Arena

After an epic and storied 45-year career that launched an era of rock n roll legends, KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD.
The initial tour announcement was made a month ago on the US America’s Got Talent, which sent the internet into overdrive with fans hoping their city would get one final KISS show. The band announced the first set of North American dates on Monday and follow today with details of the Australian and New Zealand leg of the world tour set for November and December 2019.

The Australian leg will kick off in Perth on 16 November 2019, moving through Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Tickets will go on general sale on Monday 12 November 2018 at 10.00am (local time). The band will also perform at the Supercars Newcastle 500 on 23 November 2019.

Known for their trademark larger-than-life blistering performances, KISS has proven for decades why they are hands down the most iconic live show in rock n roll. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers who have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide have said this tour is devoted to the millions of KISS Army fans.

Australian Open

Think you know Australian Open? Think again.

Watch, cheer and play your way through fourteen days of on and off court action and entertainment at Australian Open 2019.

Catch the world's best tennis stars when they return to Melbourne Park, and enjoy all the live music, food and activities on offer around the grounds. There is something for everyone. Rethink your summer, and book your tickets now.

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