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To 2 Nov

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues

Head to Victoria's high country and enjoy live music from some of the world's best jazz and blues artists and discover the rich experiences offered by the region.

To 6 Nov

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies - Escape Room

Think you've got what it takes to survive a city swathed in evil? Take on the Black Ops III Zombies Escape Room and put your wits to the test. The Black Ops III Zombies Escape Room brings to life Shadows of Evil, the 1940's film-noir-inspired horror story from Black Ops III. Limited tickets available.

1-30 Nov

Good Food Month

Melbourne get ready to join the feast! The Age Good Food Month program has more than 240 events taking place across the city and regional Victoria, where Melbourne's food-loving locals and visitors will get to join the feast through a variety of masterclasses, tastings, indulgent one-off events and even raves.

2 Nov

Shop Small Official Launch

Local residents are invited to Greville St, Prahran, from 6:00am - 10:00am, for the official launch of Shop Small.

6 Nov

Australian Dzogchen Retreat

His Eminence Dzogchen Rinpoche “All thoughts are the dharma of realisation, Dzogchen itself, whatever thoughts come and go, remain resting”

8 Nov-20 Dec


A family event focusing on fun activities for our Mini Marketeers. Running every Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Check the Queen Victoria Market website for weekly entertainment listings.

13-15 Nov

Healesville Music Festival

The Healesville Music Festival is a family friendly event held in the beautiful township of Healesville, nestled just 70 kms from Melbourne in the world famous Yarra Valley. The festival, which is now in its sixth year.

15 Nov

Resonance Music Series: Bayside Chamber Orchestra

Bayside Chamber Orchestra is a newly formed classical ensemble performing familiar and lesser known chamber and orchestral works. The group is comprised of professional and local amateur musicians drawn together by a passion for chamber music.

15 Nov

Malahang Community Festival

Malahang Community Festival is a FREE and family-friendly event celebrating Banyule's local community. A safe, fun and exciting day for the whole family.

19-22 Nov

Australian Masters

Australian Masters Moments return to Huntingdale Golf Club This year, the Australian Masters will return to its original home of 30 years, Huntingdale Golf Club, for the first time in seven years. Steeped in a rich history together, the Australian Masters and Huntingdale Golf Club have created many memorable moments in Australian golf over the past four decades and 2015 will reopen another chapter in this story. Many of the game's finest players have won the gold jacket at Huntingdale including six time champion Greg Norman, Bernhard Langer, Mark O'Meara, Ian Baker-Finch, Colin Montgomerie and Justin Rose and 2015 will crown another great champion.

20-22 Nov

Paris to Provence, Melbourne French Festival

Experience a taste of France in this whimsical French Village market at Como House and Garden. There's beautiful food and wine, live music and daily activities.

20-21 Nov

Williamstown Beer & Cider Festival

The Williamstown Heritage Beer and Cider Festival is back for our 3rd year. On for 2 days, this time we are bigger and better than ever!

21-22 Nov

Rotary Eltham Festival

Attractions include music, community displays, sporting try-outs, free rides for kids, arts/craft stalls, food, wine and more. Fireworks Saturday evening.

22 Nov

A Day In The Garden At Tieve Tara

A day in the Garden Garden at Tieve Tara for the Womens Cancer Foundation Ovarian Cancer Institute Sunday between 10am-4pm. It is going to be a magical day of food,drink and entertainment. Bring a picnic or enjoy the fantastic gourmet food and drink. Beautiful Devonshire and High Tea available. Denise Scott and Gardening Guru Michael McCoy will be guest speakers Great kids entertainment and beautiful plant and produce stalls. All this in the beautiful grounds of Tieve Tara.

25 Nov-31 Dec

We Are Astronomers

Zoom into space and learn how astronomers seek an answer to the true origin of the Universe.

28-29 Nov


A two-day celebration of all things baked, fried, whipped, iced and colourful. $20 ticket includes masterclasses and a glass of Redbank Emily Brut Cuvee

What's On Next Month

1 Dec-28 Feb 16

Christmas at Central Park

Part of Mapping Melbourne, this art exhibition developed by Kate Gorringe-Smith features the works of 20 artists from 9 different countries, linked by the East-Asian Australasian Flyway.

1 Dec-26 Feb 16

Par Avian

Each year millions of shorebirds migrate from Australia to Siberia - and back again! Discover their journey and contribute your own message to this interactive installation developed by artist Kate Gorringe-Smith.

5 Dec

Christmas at Central Park

A Christmas celebration for the whole family, with craft activities and unique performances for the kids until 7pm, including face painting, roving performers, and a special slapstick circus performance by Trash Test Dummies. Carols follow at 7.30pm, hosted by musical theatre legend Chelsea Plumley, featuring Bert LaBonte, Andrew Strano and The Candy Topps, with Musical Direction from John Thorn.

6 Dec

Resonance Music Series: Christmas Pageant - With Ox & Ass Beside Him

The Early Arts Guild of Victoria's fifteenth annual Christmas pageant will tell the story of the Bethlehem crib from ancient to recent times. This unique festive celebration will feature the Early Music Consort of Melbourne, Rippon Lea Dancers and associate artists.

7 Dec

Little Kids' Day In

A fun day especially for kids aged under 6 years, their parents and carers. A fun day at Scienceworks featuring activities and shows designed especially for kids aged under 6 years, their parents and carers.

12 Dec

Carols By Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight is a free, family-friendly event held every year in Banyule. Local singers, bands and choirs take to the stage for a night of song and celebration.

13 Dec

Carols at Como Park

Comedian Frank Woodley hosts Melbourne's best-loved free carols concert, featuring a stellar cast of performers including Michael Cormick (The Phantom of the Opera), Amanda Harrison (Wicked), Fem Belling (The Voice; The Boy from Oz) and Luigi Lucente (Jersey Boys). Bring along a picnic and celebrate Christmas under the stars with a spectacular riverside fireworks display. Musical Director: John Thorn. Supported by Stonnington City Brass and South of the River Choir.

19 Dec-31 Mar

Summer School Holidays @ Luna Park

Summer is just around the corner and Melbourne's Luna Park is pulling out all the stops to make it their biggest ever, with four fabulous reasons to plan a visit this summer school holidays!

19 Dec-31 Mar

Summer School Holidays @ Luna Park

Summer is just around the corner and Melbourne's Luna Park is pulling out all the stops to make it their biggest ever, with four fabulous reasons to plan a visit this summer school holidays!

26 Dec-26 Jan 16

Night Bird Watch

Pick up your binoculars and join the nocturnal bird watching gallery tour. Discover our owls and nightjars on a fun filled and informative tour of the Wild and Forest galleries.

26 Dec-26 Jan 16

Night Space

Visit our activity rooms for a summer night backyard animal experience. Enter the night space to experience a nocturnal soundscape.

26 Dec-26 Jan 16

You Can Call Me Owl

Visit our beautiful owl and frogmouth display in the Museum foyer and draw your own based on the specimens.

Future Months

1-26 Jan 16

Blown Away

Be Blown Away by our air pressure demonstrations in a 20-minute live show.

1-26 Jan 16

Virtually Real

Can you explore our world and other worlds with just a smartphone in a cardboard box?

23 Jan 16

Anglesea Music Festival

Come this Australia Day long weekend, travel about two hours from Melbourne and you hit Victoria's Surf Coast. The Festival is all about; appreciating brilliant live music in a safe, beautiful setting where the bush meets the sea.

5 Mar 16

Come Together Music & Arts Festival

The Come Together Music and Arts Festival celebrates fantastic world music and and is a fun day out for the whole family.

13 Mar 16

Melbourne Swim Classic

1200 Metre Swim Classic. 5K Swim. 2.5K Swim. 400 Metre Swim. Kids Swim. Free 200 Metre Swim. We're challenging you to raise $100 for your favourite charity!

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