Tue 06 May 2014 to Sun 07 Sep 2014
So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. Wicked tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz.
Fri 16 May 2014 to Sun 31 Aug 2014
Italian Masterpieces from Spain's Royal Court Museo del Prado presents the finest collection of Italian masterpieces ever to come to Australia.
Fri 30 May 2014 to Sun 19 Oct 2014
Explore the first major exhibition dedicated to Australian furniture of the 1940s to the 1970s showcasing more than 100 iconic pieces.
Tue 10 Jun 2014 to Sun 31 Aug 2014
The much-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece The King and I returns to Melbourne for a season at the Princess Theatre.
Sun 22 Jun 2014 to Sun 26 Oct 2014
The Australian premiere of Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Les Misérables is now playing at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Thu 10 Apr 2014 to Sun 26 Oct 2014
Discover the creativity behind 20 years of beloved DreamWorks animated films in the studio's first ever international exhibition.
Fri 29 Aug 2014 to Sun 07 Sep 2014
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) 2014, presented by the City of Melbourne, is the hallmark consumer fashion event of the season.
Fri 01 Aug 2014 to Sun 31 Aug 2014
Craft Cubed returns, this time with a major focus at Fed Square as well as venues big and small across Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Thu 21 Aug 2014 to Sun 31 Aug 2014
The 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival will again bring together the world’s leading writers and thinkers to celebrate the power of great literature.
Wed 17 Sep 2014 to Sun 05 Oct 2014
Melbourne Fringe Festival is an open-access event that brings the city alive with over 400 events, performances and exhibitions.
Sat 20 Sep 2014 to Wed 01 Oct 2014
The Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest annual community event, bringing together the very best of entertainment, agriculture and fine food.
Fri 26 Sep 2014 to Sun 16 Nov 2014
Winner of eight Tony Awards, including best musical, Once is a truly original Broadway experience based on the much-loved Oscar-winning film.
Sat 27 Sep 2014, 2:30pm 6pm
The Australian Football League grand final offers sheer atmosphere and excitement and is a truly unique Australian experience.
Sun 28 Sep 2014, 10am 3pm
On Sunday September 28, the day after the 2014 AFL Grand Final, the MCG will be open for everyone to enjoy.
Fri 10 Oct 2014 to Sun 26 Oct 2014
Melbourne Festival is one of the world's leading arts festivals and Australia's premier celebration of art and culture from around the world.
Sun 12 Oct 2014, all day
Take part in Australia's most popular marathon festival this October.
Sun 26 Oct 2014 to Mon 27 Oct 2014
Richard Tognetti directs Beethoven's Symphony No.1, Coriolan–Overture and Triple Concerto plus new work, Water, by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood.
Thu 16 Oct 2014 to Sat 25 Oct 2014
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake returns this October to Melbourne's Regent Theatre.
Sun 19 Oct 2014, 5:30am 6pm
Bupa Around the Bay – Ride for a Child in Need is Australia's largest one-day bike ride.
Melbourne Knowledge Week celebrates the innovative thinking and industries that contribute to our city's modern make-up.
Sat 01 Nov 2014 to Sat 08 Nov 2014
The Melbourne Cup Carnival is a world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, culture, food and wine at Flemington.
The annual Christmas Festival transforms the city into a magical place with wonderful large-scale decorations, festive events and the best shopping and dining in Melbourne.
Fri 05 Dec 2014 to Sun 07 Dec 2014
The Big Design Market brings together the best of Australian and international design for three huge days of shopping all under one roof.
Wed 10 Dec 2014, 8pm 10pm
Experience Italian showpieces written by some of the earliest violin virtuosos and high octane 20th-century string works.
Thu 11 Dec 2014 to Thu 08 Jan 2015
Grease is still the word, as John Frost's new multimillion-dollar production comes to Melbourne, starring Rob Mills, Gretel Scarlett and Bert Newton.
Wed 31 Dec 2014 to Thu 01 Jan 2015
Bring in the new year in the heart of Melbourne with a huge concert at Fed Square.
Sat 31 Jan 2015 to Sun 01 Feb 2015
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents Star Trek in Concert, live at the Plenary, screening J.J. Abrams film while the MSO performs the score live.
Tue 20 Jan 2015 to Sun 15 Mar 2015
The brand-new production of Strictly Ballroom the Musical has audiences dancing in the aisles in a kaleidoscope of colour and fun.
Wed 21 Jan 2015 to Sun 29 Mar 2015
Featuring a cast of 45 acrobats, actors, musicians and singers, Totem is an uplifting array of athleticism, comedy and surprising visual effects.
Fri 20 Feb 2015 to Sun 10 May 2015
Brilliantly re-imagined by director Julie Taymor, The Lion King has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience.