Melbourne Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Melbourne? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Melbourne with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Melbourne and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Melbourne, featuring the best of things to do in Melbourne – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Melbourne fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

The Dancing Queen: Dining Experience (Melbourne)

Speakeasy Bar 359 Chapel St, South Yarra, South Yarra

Ever been raging with jealousy whilst watching Donna and the gang sing and dance whilst on a heavenly Greek island? Well, rage no more. Grab your dancing queens, and honey honeys because this Mamma Mia-inspired restaurant is returning to Melbourne in 2023! Voyage to the island of Skopelos where an evening of dancing, dining and […]


Legacy Drag Competition

Howler Bar 7-11 Dawson Street Brunswick, Melbourne, Melbourne

12 Drag Contestants, 3 Drag Matriarchs, 1 Winning Pair! The inaugural Legacy Drag Competition possesses a unique format where the 12 contestants competing are mentored by 3 of the most polished and highly esteemed drag performers Naarm has to offer! Competing for a top 3 finalist spot at the Grand Final on October 6th to […]

AUD30 – AUD50

San Quentin: Melbourne’s First Immersive Prison Cocktail Experience

Level 1 The District Docklands 23 - 37 Star Crescent, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3008, Melbourne, Melbourne

Embark on a daring mission to covertly transport your liquor past the ever-watchful Warden and enjoy your time with an exclusive supply of personalized cocktails. Are you prepared to leave your mark behind bars, whether by smuggling contraband or cultivating connections with the corrupt guards? The choice is yours in this captivating choose-your-own-adventure experience. Step […]



The District Docklands 23 - 37 Star Crescent, Docklands, VIC, Docklands, VIC

Step Back in Time: Melbourne Welcomes the Ultimate 90's Video Store Speakeasy Pop-Up, Reviving the Spirit of Blockbuster Video   Melbourne, get ready to embark on a nostalgic journey through time as Melbourne welcomes an exciting and unique pop-up experience, the 90's Video Store Speakeasy! Paying homage to the golden era of home entertainment, this […]


EXHUMED: The ‘Best’ of Bradley Storer

The Butterfly Club 1 Carson Place, Melbourne VIC 3000, Melbourne, Melbourne

A glorious musical romp through the graveyard with Melbourne’s Dark Princeling of Cabaret! After reaching his 10 year anniversary in cabaret (minus those pesky lockdown years!) and breaking down weeping in despair, Bradley Storer - Melbourne’s own Dark Princeling of Cabaret - is looking inwards and asking the same question everyone on earth is also […]

AUD30 – AUD37

O Brother Tales From an Only Child

Bard's Apothecary 24 Crossley Street, Melbourne, Melbourne

'O Brother! Tales From An Only Child’ is an absurd sketch, character and stand up journey through Jett Bond’s youth as an only child, with explorations and replications of the unique yet universal emotions they grew up with. This show emphasises key moments of the "only child" experience, such as sibling figures, the games you […]



Festival Park (The Vault) Testing Grounds Market Sq, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne, Melbourne

Head First Acrobats present, as a part of the 2023 Melbourne Fringe Festival GODZ Time to get Greeced up! Again! Back from sell-out international and national tours, the Winner of the 2022 Melbourne Fringe People's Choice Award now returns to the Festival Park! Appearing one last time as a part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival, […]

AUD6 – AUD59

Riley Nottingham Needs Your Help

Jimmy Watson's Wine Bar 333 Lygon Street, Carlton, Carlton

Life is too complicated - so Riley Nottingham (Thank God You’re Here, Metro Sexual, Manifesto) is giving up choices altogether. You have to tell him what to do next. He's indecisive. Help him Choose his Own Adventure. If you don't come to the show, Riley will literally not know what to do next. Cannot emphasise […]

AUD20 – AUD22

Completely Improvised Shakespeare

Trades Hall Cnr Lygon and Victoria Streets, Carlton, Carlton

Think Shakespeare but funny. Soothplayers improvise a brand-new play that could have been written by the Bard (but was not) from nothing but a suggested title from the audience, all on the damned spot! They guarantee you will laugh or your money back. Comedy? Tragedy? History? They can do it all. Soothplayers provide everything that […]


Thriller! Halloween Haunted Maze

The District Docklands 23 - 37, Shop CWF01/01a Level 1/29 Star Cres, Docklands, Docklands

Melbourne, Launching Thursday 5th October - This Halloween season, prepare to be frightened out of your wits as "Thriller!" takes over from Potion Putt Mini Golf, The Alice and Hansel and Gretel Experiences in the Docklands, transforming it into a spine-chilling extravaganza - "Thriller! Halloween Haunted Maze." This haunted attraction is set to be an […]

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