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What's On This Month

~1 Jul

Melbourne Cabaret Festival

Indulge in two weeks of atmospheric, seductive and soul-stirring entertainment.


~1 Jul

Melbourne WebFest

Melbourne WebFest is Australia's international web series festival, and remains the biggest celebration of it's kind in the Southern Hemisphere.


~1-31 Jul+

Eastland Ice Rink

Ringwood's Town Square will come alive this winter when Eastland launches its own custom built, all weather ice-skating rink.


2-14 Jul

The Melbourne Magic Festival

The Festival has been running for over a decade now and is the highlight of Melbourne's magical calendar. The festival features events all across Melbourne and it's the largest magic festival in the southern hemisphere!


6-8 Jul

Weekend Meditation Retreat

Escape the stress and busyness of life and discover the peace of meditation for yourself. Be guided through simple meditations that relax the mind and body. Booking essential.


8 Jul

Murder Mansion

Do you have what it takes to solve the cold-case murder? You have 2.5 hours to solve the puzzles and clues to find out who murdered Elizabeth Sutton. Spots are limited, so get your top 5 detective friends and register today!


14 Jul

Art of Acceptance: Meditation Day Course

Learn Buddhist techniques to help us respond to difficulties with a positive mind. In this way we will be able to discover true inner peace.


12-29 Jul

Scandinavian Film Festival

The fifth Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will showcase a host of Nordic films, presented by Palace Cinemas over three packed weeks.


20-22 Jul

Australian Sheep & Wool Show

The 141st Annual Sheep Show showcases Australia's top wool growers and prime lamb producers and now attracts thousands of fans of woolen fashion, food and fibre. Celebrate the mighty Australian sheep in Bendigo.


21 Jul

Hot Dog Day &l Eating Competition

Part of International Hot Dog Month of July, Luna Park will be hosting a fun day with rides, music and entertainment.


22-28 Jul

Bayside Orchid Society Winter Show

The annual event will be held at Endeavour Hills Shopping Centre.


26-29 Jul

Craft & Quilt Fair Melbourne

Shop, Learn, Make and Be Inspired! The Home of Craft for crafting enthusiasts, with everything under the one roof to be inspired and get creative.


29 Jul

Run Melbourne

Run Melbourne and take in all of its iconic landmarks, feel the excitement of the live entertainment and soak up all the energy that this event has to offer. It's time to reclaim the streets and join a crowd of thousands.


What's On Next Month

~1-26 Aug

Eastland Ice Rink

Ringwood's Town Square will come alive this winter when Eastland launches its own custom built, all weather ice-skating rink.


4 Aug

Victorian Fair Trade Festival

Going since 2009, Moral Fairground has been the driving force in creating awareness and raising the profile of fair trade throughout the community, as well as the conscious business sector Australia wide.


10-12 Aug

Bendigo Writers Festival

A three day Festival in picturesque Bendigo to talk, debate, listen to and consider all things literature, writing and books.


16-19 Aug

The Melbourne Home Show

For anyone building and renovating their home, the Melbourne Home Show is an event not to miss. In its 46th year.


17-19 Aug

National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo

The action-packed outdoors haven returns, bringing tens-of-thousands of fishing, boating, camping, outdoors and 4x4 products from over 200 leading exhibitors and retailers.


24-26 Aug

Melbourne Orchid Spectacular

The annual Melbourne Orchid Spectacular has grown to be the largest annual show held in Australia with stands from local and interstate societies. To be held at Boxhall Pavilion, KCC Park, Skye, Victoria.


24-28 Aug

Enlightenment: Summer Festival Review & Retreat

In our spiritually degenerate world the concept of enlightenment has become lost and people are becoming less interested in spiritual development. Despite our external search for happiness becoming more desperate, it can never deliver us real, lasting happiness: this can only be found within the blissful mind of enlightenment. Although such a goal may seem unrealistic, utilising a special presentation of Buddha's teachings known as "Kadam Lamrim" enlightenment can be attained quickly and easily.


28 Aug-02 Sep

Melbourne Writers Festival

For more than three decades, the Festival has been bringing together the best writers, thinkers and performers from Australia and around the world to revel in the power of words to unite and inspire. The Melbourne Writers Festival will be held across ten days and will be spanning hundreds of events held in some of the city's most iconic venues. From storytelling, discussion and intellectual debate, to live music, performance and the arts, the Festival is a bookish arts party with sessions for all ages and budgets.


Future Events

6-13 Sep

Korean Film Festival

Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, the Festival presents a packed program of world-class cinema, plucked straight out of Korea's booming film industry - Hallyuwood.


14-16 Sep

TaKeTiNa Rhythm Process

The TaKeTiNa process will be the foundation of this retreat which will also include body, breath work, frame drum meditations and a Saturday evening meditation concert.


16 Sep

Olivia Newton-John Wellness Walk & Research Run

Join all our like minded individuals for The Wellness Walk & Research Run. Assemble David Myers Lawn, Plenty Road & Kingsbury Drive, La Trobe University.


22 Sep-2 Oct

Royal Melbourne Show

The 2018 Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria's largest and most iconic annual community event, held at Melbourne Showgrounds.


1-31 Oct

Golf Month

Golf lovers (and those just curious) are invited to join Golf Month around Australia. Whether you've never had a swing, would like to get more involved or simply want to share the game with your mates and family, there will be something to suit everyone at a club or facility nearby.


5-28 Oct

The Australian Burlesque Festival

The Australian Burlesque Festival is a unique community based exper-i-ence uniting burlesque artists from all over the country and the globe in a tour of sizzling showcases and workshops. Now in its 8th year!


14 Oct

Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

Over 30,000 participants of all ages and fitness levels are expected to pound the streets of Melbourne in the 2018 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival. Australia's largest marathon attracts participants from across the globe to run past some of Melbourne's iconic landmarks like Flinders Street Station, the Botanic Gardens and Albert Park Lake before crossing the finish line inside the MCG, Victoria's spiritual home of sport.


23-25 Nov

Queenscliff Music Festival

Courtney Barnett will headline this year's festival where the late Indigenous Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu will be honoured with a special live performance of his final album Djarimirri, brought to life by a sixteen-piece orchestra from the Australian National Academy of Music, as well as special vocalists and performers.


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