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Make a trip to Geelong and catch a film under the stars — beer in hand.
Spend a balmy night browsing stalls with a beer and vegan gelato.
The Art Gallery of NSW's summer exhibition will showcase the works of two monumental Japanese artists: Takashi Murakami and Katsushika Hokusai.
Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.
Spend four evenings listening to free live music and downing sangria at Dandenong's new night market.
You don't need a golden ticket to enjoy this 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'-themed dessert and cocktail bar.
Eat a snag, help Aussie communities who need support.
Stare up at the full-dome screen with a drink in your hand.
Summer is officially here with the return of Melbourne Zoo's gig program.
The godfather of 90s dance music returns.
Watch Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece complete with a live orchestra.
This basement cocktail haunt is welcoming the Year of The Rat with drink specials, a lion dance and live R&B
Ring in the Chinese New Year with workshops, gallery tours, music and dumplings.
The Ascot Lot is dedicating a day to two Aussie boxed favourites: chicken nuggets and goon.
Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.
El Camino Cantina is doing two hours of endless tacos every Sunday in January.
JK Rowling's acclaimed two-part West End play has landed in Melbourne.
Salute the sun first thing on a Tuesday morning.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Sunday, March 8, 2020
Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Sunday, March 1, 2020
Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen
This choose-your-own-adventure exhibition lets you explore five otherworldly realms in VR.
Random International: Rain Room
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - Friday, January 31, 2020
Jackalope Pavilion, St Kilda
MCA x Patrón Pop-Up
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - Sunday, February 16, 2020
The MCA's got a new tequila-fuelled pop-up bar for summer.
Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - Monday, March 9, 2020
National Gallery of Australia, Parkes
This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.
Friday, August 9, 2019 - Friday, January 31, 2020
The Westin Melbourne Lobby Lounge, Melbourne
Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness
Friday, September 20, 2019 - Monday, April 13, 2020
NGV International, Melbourne
The world-renowned artist is bringing his vivid murals and large-scale pop culture sculptures to the NGV.
Friday, November 8, 2019 - Sunday, February 16, 2020
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, The Rocks
See an exploded garden shed, steamrolled silver and a blood-red room of absent poppies in the largest exhibition of the British artist’s works to date.
Arbory Afloat 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - Saturday, February 29, 2020
Arbory Bar & Eatery, Melbourne
This time, the Yarra's floating bar has Miami-inspired cabanas and an onboard pool.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - Sunday, March 22, 2020
This year's white lantern-like structure will be lit from within — and host over 400 free events throughout summer.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - Sunday, March 22, 2020
Princess Theatre, Melbourne
Thursday, November 14 - Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Select cinemas in Melbourne, Various locations
Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver are exceptional in Noah Baumbach's likely Oscar contender, which steps through the rocky aftermath of a marital breakdown.
Black Star Pastry Pop-Up
Monday, November 25, 2019 - Thursday, April 9, 2020
The Sydney bakery has brought the "world's most Instagrammed cake" to Melbourne for summer.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - Sunday, July 26, 2020
A free exhibition dedicated to the groundbreaking work of Japanese fashion label Comme des Garcons.
Gut Feelings: Your Mind, Your Microbes
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - Sunday, February 2, 2020
Melbourne Museum, Carlton
An immersive, multi-sensory exhibition that explores the (literal) ins and outs of gut health.
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - Sunday, February 2, 2020
Featuring the acclaimed Australian artist's raw self-portraits, plus works inspired by his visits to Lebanon, Syria and Greece, all across more than 70 pieces.
Sunday, November 10 - Monday, December 23, 2019
MacRobertson's Confectionery Factory, Fitzroy
This OTT Christmas pop-up has ten themed rooms filled with a marshmallow pool, a human-sized snow globe, a pink forest and lots of lollies.
American Express Openair Cinema St Kilda 2019
Friday, November 22 - Friday, December 20, 2019
St Kilda Sea Baths, St Kilda
Embrace the outdoors this December, with movies, live music, good food and adorable doggos.
$10 Movie Tickets at Village Cinemas
Thursday, November 21 - Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Various cinemas in Melbourne
Head to the movies for a tenner over one week in November.
Yhonnie Scarce and Edition Office: In Absence
Friday, November 22, 2019 - Thursday, April 30, 2020
Grollo Equiset Garden, NGV International, Melbourne
The striking piece is the NGV's 2019 Architecture Commission.