Events in MelbourneBest time to take a language course in Melbourne
29 Mar. 2017 - 23 Apr. 2017Melbourne hosts the largest comedy festival in Australia, third largest in the world behind Edinburgh and Montreal. The majority of the programme is stand-up and cabaret acts but also can include skits, sketches, debates, improv and music. Shows are often held in unusual venues.
02 Jun. 2017 - 10 Jun. 2017From concert halls and clubs and out into the streets, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival has been filling the city with great music since 1998.
03 Aug. 2017 - 20 Aug. 2017This three-week long event is one of the oldest festivals for international films in the world and also the most important venue for the presentation of new Australian films. After the main festival, the best works of the film become part of a travelling regional showcase.
22 Oct. 2017Part of the MotoGP season, the event has been held in Melbourne since 1997.
07 Nov. 2017The Melbourne Cup is one of the most important throughbred horse racing events in Australia. The race is 3.2 kms long and is held on the second Tuesday of November every year. The day of the race is a holiday in the state of Victoria.