Melbourne Events

Experience all that the city has to offer by staying in the heart of the Melbourne CBD with ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel.

From key events like the Australian Open Tennis, Formula One Grand Prix and the Melbourne Cup to the many concerts, theatre shows and other sporting events in between, Melbourne has established itself as the sporting and cultural capital of Australia.

Stay in the heart of the action at ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel. Located on Little Collins Street, our budget Melbourne hotel is in easy reach of public transport and many of the city’s key venues such as the MCG (1.9km), Rod Laver Arena (1.7km), AAMI Park (2.1km), Regent Theatre (290m), Forum Theatre (500m), Princess Theatre (800m), Federation Square (600m) and Crown Casino (1.8km).

Check out below for the latest events happening in the city of Melbourne.

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2017 AFL Premiership Season | MCG & Etihad Stadium

2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season Get ready for another sensational year of football with ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel The 2017 AFL season is just around the corner! Kicking off on Thursday the 23rd of March 2017, the 18 elite teams of the Australian Rules Football will playing it out for the title of 2017 Premiership […]

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Melbourne Show Family Accommodation

Royal Melbourne Show | Melbourne Showgrounds

Royal Melbourne Show Taking place from Saturday September 23rd – Tuesday October 3rd 2017, The Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest and most iconic community event. Over 450,000 people will visit the show over eleven da to create memorable experiences with family and friends. There is a wide variety of activities for all the family […]

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Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival | Melbourne CBD

Melbourne Festival | Melbourne CBD Melbourne Festival exists to use the transformational nature of art, culture and creativity to positively impact individuals, communities and the spaces which they live. Running from the 4th – 22nd October 2017, Melbourne Festival is held in numerous locations around the city of Melbourne, including ACMI, Arts Centre Melbourne, Federation […]

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Photo Ark Exhibition at Melbourne Zoo

The National Geographic Photo Ark | Melbourne Zoo

The National Geographic Photo Ark at Melbourne Zoo The National Geographic Photo Ark is coming to Melbourne Zoo for an Australian-first exclusive exhibition! This captivating exhibition will display the works of National Geographic Fellow Joel Sartore’s multi-year photography project. The objective of the mammoth project is to capture the portraits of approximately 12,000 species of […]

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Melbourne Museum | Melbourne CBD Accommodation

Bug Lab | Melbourne Museum

Bug Lab | Melbourne Museum Don’t miss the fascinating and unique journey into the world of insects with Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers at Melbourne Museum. The exhibition is a creative collaboration between the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and five-time Academy Award-winning studio, Weta Workshop. Come face-to-face with larger […]

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Wallace and Gromit & Friends

Wallace and Gromit & Friends | Federation Square

Wallace and Gromit & Friends: The Magic of Aardman From June 29th 2017, Wallace and Gromit & Friends: The Magic of Aardman will be coming to the Australian Centre of the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne! For more than forty years, audiences have been enchanted by Aardman’s claymation classics including Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, […]

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My Fair Lady | Regent Theatre Melbourne

My Fair Lady Celebrating the beloved original, Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady will be coming to Regent Theatre in Melbourne from May 12 2017! Don’t miss the Cinderella story about the Cockney flower girl and the appealingly arrogant phoneticist in an endearing story that charms audiences with its warmth and vivid characters. 2017 marks the […]

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Rod Laver Arena Accommodation

TORUK – The First Flight | Rod Laver Arena

TORUK – The First Flight | Rod Laver Arena Cirque du Soleil will be coming to Rod Laver Arena this November to bring audiences the spectacular story of TORUK – The First Flight. Set in the fictional land of Pandora, the stunning immersive experience is inspired by James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar. By using an […]

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Book of Mormon | Princess Theatre Melbourne

Book of Mormon The musical that has captured the attention of the world is coming to Melbourne in 2017 – Book of Mormon! Performing from January 17 – November 4 2017 at the Princess Theatre, the musical that has been quoted as ‘the most successful piece of theatre in the world today’ will be one […]

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Family Friendly Activities

Aladdin | Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne

Aladdin Cited as the ‘must see’ show of 2017, Aladdin will come to life at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne from April 15 – December 3rd 2017. With exhilarating choreography, show-stopping production numbers and astonishing visual effects, Aladdin is on top of the Melbourne ‘to-do’ list this Autumn/Winter season. Travelling to Melbourne to make the most […]

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Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival | Flemington Racecourse

Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival consists of six exciting days of racing and fashion during September – November 2017. Make the most of these truly iconic and exciting dates that racing has to offer…  Sofitel Girls’ Day Out Saturday September 16th 2017 Don’t miss out on the four group races – including the […]

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Emirates Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup | Flemington Racecourse

Melbourne Cup The Emirates Melbourne Cup is one of the most lavish spectator events that is held in Australia. The event that ‘stops the nation’ attracts over 100,000 visitors and is held on the first Tuesday of November at Flemington Racecourse. Going to the Cup for the electric atmosphere, the fashion or to place a […]

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert | Regent Theatre

Priscilla Queen of the Desert | Regent Theatre Australia’s most successful home grown musical is coming to Melbourne in 2018! Returning to Regent Theatre for its 10th anniversary celebration from January 21st – February 25th 2018, Priscilla Queen of the Desert is the heart-warming story of three friends who board a bus bound for Alice […]

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