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September 2 - September 4
Want to play, eat, drink, game, repeat? Melbourne has you covered from board games to eSports and everything in between.
Melbourne is a city that rewards the imaginative, adventurous and creative. From art-adorned laneways to the big stage, you’ll find just what you need to get your fix of pop culture, gaming, sport, and art.
There’s always something new to discover in Melbourne’s creative laneways with hole-in-the-wall cafes and bars, famed restaurants and hidden boutiques.
Test your skills
Art & Culture
Once you’ve had your fill of gaming, go and grab a coffee, have a lazy brunch and don’t miss masterful exhibitions including The Picasso Century at NGV International and Light: Works from Tate’s Collection or The Story of the Moving Image at ACMI.
Must see productions
The show goes on with the must-see blockbuster production Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Princess Theatre. If you’re wanting the perfect mix of hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, be sure to see the Tony®, Grammy®, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize winning musical Hamilton at Her Majesty’s Theatre.
Melbourne’s sporting calendar is teeming with world-class events, so grab your guernsey and head to the iconic MCG for the AFL Finals Series. Coming soon are the Melbourne Cup Carnival, T20 World Cup and Australian Open.
Turn up the volume on live music, as it fills every corner of Melbourne every night. Embrace the noise of ALWAYS LIVE and be part of a crowd that celebrates local and international acts.