Melbourne special events & festivals
Whatever the season, Melbourne is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Everything in Melbourne has its own festival. From food, film, art and music festivals to celebrations of writing, anime, design and projections.
From Midsumma Festival (a world class celebration over three weeks of gay and lesbian arts and culture), to the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne.
Rod Laver Arena doubles as a world class tennis centre, home to the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis event in the peak of summer and hosts some of the biggest music names in the music industry throughout the year.
There are also numerous fun runs, the Formula One Grand Prix, our own home-grown Australian Rules football, not to mention our own version of the west end with various performances regularly playing at the numerous heritage-listed theatres.
Not to be forgotten, The International Comedy Festival highlights comedy entertainment and the various music and arts festivals celebrate theatre and arts of Victoria through artistic performances. For music fans, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival is not to be missed. And of course, there is the Royal Melbourne Show, another Melbourne event eagerly anticipated by young and young at heart.
Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne's busy events calendar is sure to excite and My Social Circle is just the social club to help you make the most of them.