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A tasty game of hide and seek

A tasty game of hide and seek

Your favourite event on the culinary calendar is back. The largest weekend truffle festival outside of Europe, Truffle Melbourne, is returning to the Queen Victoria Market later this month. Head down to the market on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday the 18th for two days of truffle celebrations. The entire market will be ripe with

Happy birthday Buddha!

The annual celebration of Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival is back and is once again being held in Federation Square. This is the 22nd year that the city commemorates the Buddha’s birthday and celebrate Melbourne’s multicultural and multi-faith community. Organised by Fo Guang Shan Melbourne and Buddha’s Light International Association of Victoria (BLIAV), the festival

A taste of Paris

Experience the luxury and decadence of Paris without having to leave our city at the new Sheraton Melbourne Hotel Parisian Afternoon Tea. The newly-launched afternoon tea treats guests and their tastebuds to the romance and refinery of Paris with a modern, stylish twist. Head chef Achim Herterich has been in the business for more than

Abseil for Anglicare!

Looking for an exciting way to support disadvantaged Victorians? Why not try abseiling down 27 storeys of our iconic St James Building at Altitude Shift! Presented by Anglicare Victoria, Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 will see 200 Melburnians abseil down the St James building to raise money for young people living in and

Multicultural Festival is back

In celebration of Cultural Diversity Week, Victoria’s Multicultural Festival once again makes a return to Federation Square on Saturday, March 25. Proudly presented by the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC), this is the 15th annual celebration of our multiculturalism. The festival attracts more than 45,000 visitors every year, so come and be part of the party.

Our festival

The Melbourne Festival returns this month bringing an explosive program of events to the CBD.  Beginning on Thursday, October 6 and culminating on Sunday, October 23, the Melbourne Festival invites artists from all around the world to celebrate and rediscover our great city through a line-up of dance, theatre, circus, contemporary and classical music and

Melbourne Fringe

A unique celebration of artistic expression and cultural diversity, the Melbourne Fringe Festival returns this month to shake up the CBD. Melbourne Fringe brings together more than 6000 artists performing over 400 events across 160 venues in the most inclusive, out-there, eclectic multi-disciplinary festival in the country. Revelling in the weird and wonderful, the festival

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2016

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is the premier fashion event of the season and one of the most coveted on the city’s social calendar. The week-long event takes fashion from designers and boutiques, onto the streets of Melbourne and truly positions the city as the Australia’s fashion capital. From Friday, August 26 to September 2, the

Circus Oz is back in town

Circus Oz returns to Melbourne this month, ready to delight fans young and old alike with its new show TWENTYSIXTEEN. Two hours of thrilling acrobatics, high-flying antics and clowning routines make up the new show, set to the energetic tunes of the Circus Oz band. Featuring original tricks and new faces, TWENTYSIXTEEN is a feast

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