Discover Melbourne

  • This Month

    Melbourne is always changing, so keep your finger on the pulse with Melbourne Now. Read up on the latest trends and discover more reasons to stay.

  • My Melbourne

    Everybody sees Melbourne differently. Meet notable Melburnians and get some insider’s tips for things to do, see, eat and drink when you’re next in the city.

  • ITINERARIES

    Our intrepid writers have traversed the city centre and beyond to design some great itineraries for all types of visitors, from the sports nut to the shopaholic.

  • Sport

    Visiting Melbourne for a sporting event and want to make the most of your trip? Or want to get active yourself? Melbourne Now has sport covered.

  • Shopping

    Wind through laneway boutiques, take your pick from luxury wares or simply browse department stores - Melbourne is the perfect place to explore and shop.

  • DINING

    Melbourne offers a mix of ever-changing restaurants, bars and cafes - hidden in laneways, perched on rooftops or towering in skyscrapers.

  • ARTS + CULTURE

    From historic architecture to modern theatre and live music, you will be immersed in the vibrant culture that gives Melbourne its eclectic edge.

  • ATTRACTIONS

    Whenever you visit Melbourne, sporting, cultural and family attractions surround you everywhere you go. What will you see when you're next in the city?

 

More Reasons to Stay

  • FIVE DAYS WITH THE FAMILY

    With Labour Day, Easter school and ANZAC Day all coming up, why plan for a two-day weekend when you can extend it to three, four, or even more?

  • Daisy Pearce

    The inaugural AFL Women’s competition has kicked off, leading the way is Melbourne Demons captain Daisy Pearce.

  • FINGER LICKIN' FRIED CHICKEN

    Fried chicken is trending in Melbourne at the moment but unlike the Colonel, we’re not keeping anything a secret.

 

What's On

[email protected]

Visitors will need a few hours to explore all that is on offer at [email protected] on Sunday 7 May with over 100 independent designers setting up for...

Asia TOPA

This event is held at various locations, please see website for further information. Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts is an...

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Van...

The National Gallery of Victoria, in partnership with Art Exhibitions Australia, presents Van Gogh and the Seasons for the Melbourne Winter...

Carmen - Opera at Arts Centre Melbo...

The ultimate femme fatale is here to stamp her feet, toss her hair and dance. Will she love Don José? Maybe. Will you fall for her sultry Habañera?...

 

Image Credit: Dining - Tonka, Tim Grey; Arts & Culture - Heide Museum of Modern Arts, Christian Capurro