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.

  • Plan Your Trip

    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?

 

Be Inspired

  • Girls' Weekend in the City

    Ladies pack your suitcase and best exploring shoes, and escape to Melbourne with good friends for the weekend this spring.

  • Northside Neighbourhoods

    Don't just confine yourself to the city centre - head north to Fitzroy, Carlton and Northcote - some of Melbourne's hippest parts of town.

  • MY MELBOURNE: GEORGE CALOMBARIS

    A familiar face to anyone who’s watched MasterChef. With a new restaurant opening in Williamstown, everything’s coming up Calombaris.

 

What's On

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We Will Rock You

We Will Rock You, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton, is coming to the Regent Theatre in August 2016. This multi-million dollar...

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Melbourne Fringe Festival

The Melbourne Fringe Festival is Victoria's largest celebration of independent art, featuring local, national and international artists activating a...

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AAMI Victoria Derby Day

The Melbourne Cup Carnival shifts gear with what is arguably the most outstanding day of racing on the Australasian calendar: AAMI Victoria Derby...

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Emirates Melbourne Cup Day

The Emirates Melbourne Cup is a truly spectacular event where the greatest thoroughbreds from around the world gather at Flemington and battle it out...

 

Image Credit: Degas: A True Visionary - The Arabesque 1877, oil and essence, pastel on canvas, 67.4 x 38 cm, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Lemoisne 418 (RF 4040)