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.

March 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The production is one play presented in two parts. Both parts are intended to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening) or on two consecutive evenings, although each part can also be seen separately.

When:  1 March 2019 to 2 February 2020
Where: Princess Theatre

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

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.

When:  27 March to 21 April 2019 
Where: Various locations in Melbourne

John Mayer Australia Tour 2019

The seven-time Grammy winner John Mayer will organise a world tour, were he perform his last album and other well known songs. 

When:  29 March 2019
Where: Rod Laver Arena

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Over five days in March, floral and gardening experts come together to showcase their knowledge on the main stage, while retailers will share advice on the best tools, plants and designs for your garden.

When:  27 to 31 March 2019
Where: Royal Exhibition Building & Carton Gardens

April 2019

West Side Story

A modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet; this tragic love story tells the tale of two young people whose happiness is destroyed by the hate of two enemy camps in New York City’s urban jungle. The Jets, sons of previous immigrants to America, battle the new arrivals from Puerto Rico, the Sharks, for domination of the streets.

When:  6 to 28 April 2019
Where: Arts Centre Melbourne

Post Malone Australian Tour

In concert Malone's excitement and passion are palpable, and his rapid-fire flow, bass-heavy beats, and infectious dancing always get fans moving their feet.

When:  30 April to 2 May 2019
Where: Rod Laver Arena

May 2019

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival is Australia's pre-eminent jazz festival, internationally renowned as a programmer of creativity and innovation. This is achieved by the presentation of a 10-day annual festival with over 130 events in 25 locations across greater Melbourne. 

When:  31 May to 9 June 2019
Where: Various locations across Melbourne