Events

Home to some of the world’s best sporting and art events, Melbourne is a premier destination that attracts international competitions and award-winning performances.

June 2018

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

Co-organised by the NGV and MoMA, the exhibition features more than 200 works – many of which have never been seen in Australia, so why not experience it yourself?

When: 9 June to 7 October 2018
Where: NGV International

July 2018

Mamma Mia!

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. A celebration of love, laughter and friendship, Mamma Mia! is a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages.

When: 10 July to 16 September 2018
Where: Princess Theatre

Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show

Ready to thrill you with its frothy fun and naughty moments, this is the boldest bash of them all, so sharpen those stilettos for the rockiest ride of your life.

When: 12 July to 12 August 2018
Where: Her Majesty's Theatre

Stadium Stomp MCG

Climb your way up, down and around the bays of the magnificent MCG in this 7,300-stair challenge (short course option also available). There will be rest stops (pick a seat), drink stations and music playing to keep you focused and pumped.

When: 22 July 2018
Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground

August 2018

Melbourne International Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is a film-lover's paradise. See international premieres, red carpet glamour and the best global cinema. 

When: 2 to 19 August 2018
Where: Various venues in Melbourne

Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week is the city's premier consumer fashion event of the year. The week-long festival positions Melbourne as Australia’s fashion capital with emerging and established designers, retailers and brands showcasing their new season styles.

When: 31 August to 7 September 2018
Where: Various venues in Melbourne

September 2018

Royal Melbourne Show

Celebrating 163 of years of bringing the country to the city, the Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest showcase of agriculture and is conducted annually by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV).

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

AFL Grand Final

And now — September — a month for thrilling conclusions written in sweat and adrenaline. Prepare for all the action of the AFL Grand Finals, so hurry and book your tickets now!

When: 29 September 2018
Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground