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Winter Night Market at Queen Victoria Market

7 Jun 2017 (Wed) - 30 Aug 2017 (Wed)

Queen Victoria Market

This year's Winter Night Market at Queen Victoria Market is themed around fire and lights.
Illuminate, fascinate and salivate as the Winter Night Market ignites your Wednesdays like never before. Featuring an exciting new lighting concept by John Fish, a quirky line-up of entertainers, 30 stellar street food stalls, 50 speciality and design stalls, warm drinks, cold beers and raging open fires.

Let the Winter Night Market fuel your winter Wednesdays.

River Rink in Fed Square

1 Jul 2017 (Sat) - 23 Jul 2017 (Sun)

Federation Square

Get your skates on and take a spin around River Rink in Fed Square this winter.
For first timers or those unsteady on their skates, you can hire a 70cm high skating aid from the Box Office to help you stay upright. (Skating aids are available on a first come first served basis.) If you need to recharge your energy levels, there'll be a great line-up of winter warming food and beverages on offer, including hot chocolate and mulled wine, throughout the season.

MAMMA MIA !

10 Jul 2017 (Mon) - 31 Jul 2017 (Mon)

Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale centres around a young bride-to-be. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical. And now, in what will be a stunning new production, we want you to come join the party of a lifetime. A celebration of love, laughter and friendship, MAMMA MIA! is a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages.

MAMMA MIA! The Musical arrives at the Princess Theatre in July 2018 for a strictly limited season.

Mozart Festival

14 Jul 2017 (Fri) - 23 Jul 2017 (Sun)

Hamer Hall

This is Mozart: the man, the music, the mayhem
Experience the works of one of the world's greatest composers including the Requiem, Symphony No.40, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and Amadeus Live in Concert in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's Mozart Festival this July.

Elvis 40th Anniversary Memorial Concert

15 Jul 2017 (Sat)

Melbourne Town Hall

It's been 40 years since ‘The King of Rock n’ Roll’, Elvis Presley, passed away at the age of 42.
Now is your chance to experience what it might have been like to see and hear Elvis perform live on stage with Jack Gatto, who has become the most talked-about, sought-after and lauded Elvis performer in the world.

Backed by a 45-piece orchestra, Jack Gatto will transport you back to the spectacular live shows Elvis was known for in this huge, glittering two-hour live show.

Alison Moyet

7 Oct 2017 (Sat)

Margaret Court

She's sold over 20 million albums, fronted 80s synthpop duo Yazoo, won 3 BRIT Awards and now, pop legend and relentless explorer, Alison Moyet is set to tour Australia. Fans will adore her timeless hits, including 'Only You', 'All Cried Out', 'Don't Go', 'Is This Love?' and 'Love Resurrection', alongside music from her new album 'Other'. Despite Alison's professing of age, the music bursts with clarity, vitality and freshness. Don't miss her live this October, back in Australia for the first time in 30 years.

Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix

28 Oct 2017 (Sat)

Etihad Stadium

The largest indoor motor racing spectacle in the Southern Hemisphere returns when Etihad Stadium hosts the 2017 QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix on Saturday 28 October.
The first two SGP events attracted well over 45,000 fans combined and this year’s event promises to be bigger and more action-packed than ever after an exceptional win at the 2016 event by Australian Speedway champion Chris Holder and an impressive 2016 season by fellow Aussie Speedway star Jason Doyle.

Not only will the best international riders travel to Australia for the final SGP of the year, the Melbourne event will continue to be a valuable platform for showcasing Australian Speedway talent.

The 2016 event saw the emergence of Brady Kurtz and Jack Holder on the Grand Prix circuit alongside the return of Sam Masters to the Etihad Stadium track.

Take That

15 Nov 2017 (Wed)

Rod Laver Arena

One of the world’s most successful music acts Take That, have announced their first national Australian tour in over 22 years, set to take the country by storm in November 2017. Take That Live 2017 will see Take That performing their greatest hits as well as new music from their recently released album, Wonderland.
Scoring an incredible 56 No. 1 hits and 35 No 1 albums worldwide, members, Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen will be heading to the Southern Hemisphere this November for a set of spectacular live shows which will feature all of the band’s biggest and best hits from the past three decades, much to the delight of devoted Take That fans around the country.
Take That are renowned for their incredible live shows which never fail to excite and surprise their audiences, and Take That Live 2017 will be no exception. Set to be a trip down memory lane for many of their fans, the band will perform some of their most memorable hits including Never Forget, Pray, Back For Good, Relight My Fire, Patience, Greatest Day, The Flood and These Days.
Take That are one of the UK’s most successful acts with an enviable career spanning three decades. The band have sold over 8 million concert tickets in their lifetime, setting the record for the fastest selling tour of all time in UK history when 1.34 million tickets were snapped up for their Progress Live Tour in less than 24 hours.
Take That commented “We’re thrilled to be coming back to Australia and New Zealand, and can’t wait to perform all the songs our audience know and love.”
Don’t miss the highly anticipated Take That Live 2017 tour featuring three decades of chart topping global hits from one of the most world renowned musical acts, Take That.

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.

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.”

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!

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

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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

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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