Events

Be spoilt for choice by the host of exciting events and activities taking place within the city. Wander through Melbourne's laneways, immerse yourself in its many galleries and museums, or enjoy the celebrations of a local festival.

Discover the many enriching experiences that await and embrace all that the city has to offer.

June 2018

Masterworks from MoMA

The exhibition will feature around 150 works including some never-before-seen in Australia, and is the largest instalment of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series, for the first time traversing the entire ground floor of NGV International.

When:  8 June to 7 October 2018  
Where: NGV International

Hidden Faces - 2018 Victorian Salon des Refuses

Hidden Faces - The 2018 Victorian Salon des Refuses - is an exhibition of portraits by Victorian artists, originally submitted for a number of national portrait prizes. So come and vote for your favourite to win an overnight stay at Pan Pacific Melbourne!

When: 14 June to 4 October 2018 
Where: Pan Pacific Melbourne

September 2018

Royal Melbourne Show

Let's celebrate at the 2018 Royal Melbourne Show, Victoria’s largest and most iconic annual community event.

When:  22 September to 2 October 2018  
Where: Melbourne Showgrounds

DFO Big Brand Sale

With fantastic prizes to be won and all of your favourite brands offering great discounts, you won't want to miss out! Located right next door to Pan Pacific Melbourne.

When:  28 to 30 September 2018
Where: DFO South Wharf

AFL Grand Final

Experience that one special day of the year where history is made, where legends are created and heroes become immortals.

When:  29 September 2018  
Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground

October 2018

The Piano Guys: Australian Tour

TEG DAINTY & Nice Events are excited to announce that global YouTube sensation The Piano Guys will tour Australia for the first time in September/October 2018, performing their trademark classical renditions of today’s pop hits.

When:  2 October 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Wedding & Bride Bridal Expo 2018

The Melbourne Wedding & Bride Bridal Expo is Australia’s largest wedding show, hosted by Melbourne’s leading bridal magazine Melbourne Wedding & Bride! From invitations to wedding cars and everything in-between, you’re sure to find all you need to create your dream wedding, all under one roof. 

When:  5 to 7 October 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

Over 30,000 participants will hit the streets of Melbourne, running past some of the city’s most iconic landmarks before finishing with a lap of the renowned MCG. Registrations are now open!

When:  14 October 2018  
Where: Brunton Avenue, Melbourne

PAX Australia 2018

A festival celebrating games culture, it connects the world's leading game publishers with their most avid fans, while providing an inclusive community environment.

When:  26 to 28 October 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

School of Rock - The Musical

Featuring 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and all the original songs from the movie, this high-octane smash delivers face-melting guitar riffs and touching romance in equally awesome doses.

When:  31 October to 25 November 2018  
Where: Her Majesty's Theatre

November 2018

An Evening with Charlie Sheen

A truly unique opportunity to get up close and personal with Hollywood Royalty, and pop culture icon Charlie Sheen. Secure your tickets now!

When:  3 November 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Cup Carnival

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is a world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, food and wine. It’s the best week of the year, and a must-do event for Melburnians and visitors alike.

When:  3 to 10 November 2018  
Where: Flemington Racecourse

Markiplier's You're Welcome Tour

TEG DAINTY & Nice Events are excited to announce that one of YouTube’s biggest stars Markiplier will tour Australia and New Zealand for the first time in November 2018.

When:  5 November 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Based on the third instalment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen.

When:  8 to 10 November 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Night Noodle Markets

Get on down to Birrarung Marr for everyone's favourite Asian hawker markets under the stars.

When:  8 to 25 November 2018  
Where: Birrarung Marr, Batman Avenue, Melbourne 

The Future of Humanity by Dr Michio Kaku

As if developing string theory to accomplish this was not enough, the world-renowned theoretical physicist Dr Michio Kaku tackles unique terrestrial and extra-terrestrial concerns of the 21st century.

When:  14 November 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Celebrate Christmas at Queen Victoria Market

Shop for the wonderful gifts, eat the street food around the globe and experience the live music and entertainment. There'll also be kid's favourite activities such as animal farm and mini golf course.

When:  16 November to 24 December 2018  
Where: Queen Victoria Market

Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends

The legendary actor and comedian Bill Murray, and world renowned Cellist Jan Vogler are bringing their ‘New Worlds' tour to Australia this November. 

When:  17 November 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

2CELLOS: The Score & More Tour

Music’s most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, 2CELLOS, are headed back to Australia & New Zealand off the back of two incredibly successful in 2015 and 2016. Experience their incredible talent and undeniable passion as they break down the boundaries between different genres of music.  

When:  24 November 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

December 2018

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

John Williams’ legendary score paired with one of the most critically-acclaimed films of all time will make this screen and sound extravaganza one not to forget!

When:  14 to 16 December 2018  
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre