OnlyMelbourne for things to do, see and play in marvellous Melbourne.


The very best of Melbourne today, tomorrow and the future.




Scroll down to see Things To Do 'Today' or see these links..
What's On (Events) | Places To Go | Shopping & Sales | Games & Sport

Featured in Melbourne

View Event: Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, ONE OF MELBOURNE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ATTRACTIONS. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind reading. The performance blends elegance and astonishment .. More..

View Event: Chapel Street Precinct Winter Escape

Stay and explore Melbourne's newest neighbourhoods shopping gems, cafes and local hot spots With shopping, cafes, treasures of another era and local hot spots to please even the fussiest of barflies, it’s time to embrace winter with a weekend esca..More..
Melbourne



Today | Friday 1st August 2014..

Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne

Charity | Fundraisers

 
View Event: Big Cake Bake 2014

This year, Australian Red Cross is proudly celebrating our Centenary - and we are also excited to announce that the 4th annual Big Cake Bake will be happening in August. Registrations are now open and as a valued supporter we are inviting you to .. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Dear Gladys Online Pop-Up

Join us in our beautiful new home at the historic Queen Victoria Women’s Centre for our very first ONLINE STORE – POP UP event! Come rummage through, touch feel and try on everything you see online! Plus we will be bringing out some extra spec.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 7 Charity | Fundraisers Events on Today
 

Children | Family

 
View Event: Avenel Maze | Open

Avenel is a very different maze to those of England’s Hampton Court or France’s Palace of Versailles. For one thing it is set in a stunning Australian landscape overlooking through gum trees filled with cockatoos magpies and parrots the hazy Goulburn.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Bundoora Park | Open

Bundoora Park is Melbourne’s most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family. Cooper's Settlement Cooper's Settlement is located in Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When yo.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 13 Children | Family Events on Today
 

Circus

 
View Event: Circus Latino | Epping

Circus Latino is a dynamic and exciting show that thrills and captivates audiences of all ages. Featuring talented performers from Argentina and Australia, you will be amazed at our daring aerial acts, marvel at the tricks performed with fire, ho.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Eroni's Circus | Seville

Melbourne's favourite family circus!! Eroni's Circus is a high quality, traditional, touring circus. We aim to bring a show with a difference, with inspiration drawn from old world, vintage style of circus presentation. We feature gorgeous and.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 3 Circus Events on Today
 

Comedy & Magic

 
View Event: Chevrons | Open Mic Comedy

Where comedy earns its stripes Thursdays & Fridays at 8:30 Each week we find the best up-and-coming comedians around town, mix in some established names looking to polish new material and present them to you in a neat little package. See the n.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Friday Night Comedy

Friday Night Comedy The one where you heckle with your phone Every Friday at 10:30pm A few comedians. A projector screen. Your phone. At FNC comedians battle for the ultimate comedy championship. Everyone in the audience can take out their ph.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 6 Comedy & Magic Events on Today
 

Community Events

 
View Event: Craft Circle | East Melbourne Group

EMG has as one of its purposes to connect the community. To that end the Social Sub-committee has instigated a local ‘craft circle'. The vision in setting up the craft circle group is simply to provide an opportunity to bring together some of the.. More..
Melbourne

Competitions & Prizes

 
View Event: FECK:ART Competition: Call For Entries

Melbourne’s emerging artists are invited to submit erotic artworks for a chance to exhibit at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. With $5000 in cash prizes, the competition encourages artists to explore the diversity and nuance of eroticism. Can art su.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition | Art Prize

Since 2002 the Mission to Seafarers Victoria maritime art prize has exhibited the work of over 700 artists and fast become recognised as Australia’s leading maritime art award. Prize money awarded to date has exceeded $129,000 and the organisation ha.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 4 Competitions & Prizes Events on Today
 

Concerts | Music

 
View Event: Acoustic River @ Grand Hotel Warrandyte

Acoustic River are playing The Grand Hotel in Warrandyte. Acoustic River would be playing their soulful tunes. Acoustic River use the Yarra River as their practice studio. This has helped them to achieve a relaxed and raw tone to each song t.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Bollywood | Karma

Australia's No.1 Bollywood Night Karma nights is Melbourne's longest running currently hosted Bollywood night. 2014 celebrating its 15th anniversary. :: Top 5 Reasons To Be At Karma 1. Karma has been pleasing the crowds of Melbourne for.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 34 Concerts | Music Events on Today
 

Culinary | Wine & Dining

 
View Event: Dinner & Dance Train

The 'Dinner & Dance Train' departs from Puffing Billy's Belgrave Station on selected Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year. Join family, friends and/or work colleagues for a unique dining experience! Share this unique dinner and dance exper.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Dracula's Cabaret Dinner & Show

Bloodbath is an insane bouillabaisse of aerial acrobatics, suicide circus, mind-warping optical illusions and gender-bending, tummy clutching comedy! Bloodbath - The Show Submerge your senses and dive in for an evening of sensuous burlesque, slic.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 10 Culinary | Wine & Dining Events on Today
 

Dance & Ballet

 
View Event: Moths are Calling - Master of Fine Art Dance

Moths are Calling - Master of Fine Art Dance (by research) 31 Jul 2014 - 02 Aug 2014 Presented by Janette Hoe Master of Fine Arts - Dance (by research) Moths are calling is a visual, movement and sonic performance. It occupies a temporal and .. More..
Melbourne

Exhibitions | Art & Photo

 
View Event: 6° Of Separation

19 July 2014 - 23 August 2014 Venue: Arts Project Australia Opening: 19 July 2014, 3pm-5pm Portraiture in Western culture dates back to antiquity to tell stories about individuals and provide insights into their history, identity and culture. Ar.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Abigail Varney: METIS

Metis; male bodied, feminine people, captures the subtleties of modern gender and the way their unique environment encapsulates a notion of expressive style. Abigail’s subjects are joined in celebration on women's day held at the Blue Diamond Soc.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 78 Exhibitions | Art & Photo Events on Today
 

Exhibitions | Expo | Launch

 
View Event: Antipodean Steampunk Exhibition

Contemporary technology and Victorian styling will collide in spectacular fashion during The Antipodean Steampunk Exhibition at Tasma Terrace. If today’s technology had been introduced in the 19th century, what would the world look like? The Anti.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Australian Centre for the Moving Image | Open

Open daily 10am to 5pm Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) located at the heart of Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square presents a vibrant annual calendar of award-winning exhibitions, screen film festivals, live events, creative worksh.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 54 Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events on Today
 

Festivals | Fairs

 
View Event: Craft Cubed 2014

Craft Cubed is our annual festival of experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and design. This August Craft Cubed returns, this time with a major focus at Fed Square as well as venues big and small across Melbourne & regional Victoria. Feat.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Hot Chocolate Festival 2014

WE’RE CELEBRATING WINTER WITH A HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL! Join us to try 31 different hot chocolate flavours served over 31 days in August. Our Chocolatier’s will use the very best Belgian couverture chocolate, Yarra Valley produce and fresh ingr.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 6 Festivals | Fairs Events on Today
 

Films | Festivals & Showing

 
View Event: Melbourne International Film Festival 2014

The 63rd annual Melbourne International Film Festival | 31st July to 17th August, 2014. The Melbourne International Film Festival hosts a feast of cinematic delicacies from over 50 countries for seventeen days each winter, heavily garnished with a.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Next Gen | MIFF

MIFF established the Next Gen program in 2007 to enrich the cinema experience for younger viewers, and to stimulate discussion and social awareness. The films in 2014 offer movie lovers of all ages the chance to see intelligent, entertaining and dive.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 3 Films | Festivals & Showing Events on Today
 

Fitness & Fun Events

 
View Event: Fitness at Fed Square

Get active with free fitness classes at Fed Square. Join workouts led by health coaches and fitness instructors from Healthy Lifestyle Lounge. These classes aim to help city workers keep fit and healthy. Fitness activities include circuit based e.. More..
Melbourne

Group | Club Meetings

 
View Event: Alma Doepel Restoration Site

The Alma Doepel is a three masted topsail schooner, Australian built and operated, being restored at Docklands by members of the Alma Doepel Supporter's Club. The Alma Doepel Supporter's Club (ADSC) was founded in 1976 "to provide both physical an.. More..
Melbourne

Historical Locations & Tours

 
View Event: Blood on the Southern Cross

Still the Hottest Show in Town! ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ is an explosive multi-million dollar sound-and-light show like nothing you’ve ever seen before! The story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between gold miners and Governmen.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Cooks' Cottage | Open & Tours

Cooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia. Opening hours Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day. Last visitor admitted 4... More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 13 Historical Locations & Tours Events on Today
 

Markets | Art, Craft & General

 
View Event: Brunswick Market

Walk into 661 Sydney Road and walk into another experience that is hidden from the street – BRUNSWICK MARKET - a range of fresh food and products opens up to you as you browse the aisles, including: -:- fresh meat, chicken, fish; -:- a mini sup.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Caribbean Gardens and Market

Caribbean Gardens and Market have been operating since the 1965 when it started with only a handful of traders selling wares from their car boots and water ski shows. Today the market on the shores of Lake Caribbean has grown into one of the large.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 7 Markets | Art, Craft & General Events on Today
 

Markets | Farmers Food & Produce

 
View Event: Camberwell Fresh Food Market

Produce market selling meat, seafood fruit & vegetables. Great little market. Fresh highest quality produce from fruit & vegetables, seafood, poultry, meats & sausages to gourmet selection of delicatessen items from 5 different deli, superb illy'.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Footscray Market

Footscray Market is a large indoor market with a large range of produce and general goods opposite Footscray Railway Station. This frenetic covered food market is laden with seductive produce: you'll find lotus flowers, pigs' ears, coriander and .. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 9 Markets | Farmers Food & Produce Events on Today
 

Motor Sports | Auto Events

 
View Event: Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum

The Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum in Maffra has an outstanding rotating display of interesting vehicles, including veteran, classic, transport and auto memorabilia. Every four months Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum hold a spe.. More..
Melbourne

Museum & Science

 
View Event: ANZ Banking Museum

The ANZ Banking Museum is housed in the lower ground floor of the 'Gothic Bank' at 380 Collins Street, Melbourne. It was first opened in May 1985 to commemorate the 15Oth anniversary of the granting of a Royal Charter to the Bank of Australasia, .. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Australian Football Hall of Fame

The Australian Football Hall of Fame (AFHOF) was established by the AFL in 1996 to recognise and enshrine those who have made a significant contribution to the game. Footy fans can pay homage to these greats in the National Sports Museum at the Me.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 18 Museum & Science Events on Today
 

Parties & Social Events

 
View Event: Faktory Fridays

Resident DJs Damion De Silva, K Dee, Durmy & guests spinning the best rnb, old skool & commercial anthems Complimentary fingerfood included with entry 9:30pm – 11:30pm weekly drink specials b4 11pm | 2 for 1 basic spirits & $5 wet pussy shots.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Korporate Fridays | Evening

Need to let your hair down? Excited about the weekend? Catching up with friends or work colleagues? Taking out important clients? Celebrating a birthday or special occasion? or just heading out for a drink! “Korporate Fridays“ at Khokolat Bar has you.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 3 Parties & Social Events Events on Today
 

Performing Arts | Theatre

 
View Event: A Score To Settle

Award-winning New York harpist and musical theatre actor, RITA COSTANZI, brings her acclaimed show A Score To Settle to the The Butterfly Club, Melbourne for a strictly limited season. Described as a ‘tell-all tale of music, passion—and a very lar.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Alraune

NEON UP LATE with MKA presents NEON UP LATE: Alraune by Meredith Penman Based on the European folk-tale, Alraune (‘mandrake’) is an alchemical mix of Frankenstein and Pygmalion – a contradictory tale of sexual double-standards, lust and scienc.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 23 Performing Arts | Theatre Events on Today
 

Public Awareness

 
View Event: Blood Donor Week 2014

National Blood Donor Week, July 26 – August 3, is a time for us to give a heartfelt thank you to Australia’s donors and learn more about becoming a blood donor. Australia’s blood system relies on the power of humanity and this week recognises the .. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Free Ice Cream Day | Movenpick

Celebrate Swiss National Day on Friday 1st August - on the day, the first 250 people Get a FREE scoop of ice cream at any Mövenpick boutique! Choose from one of the 24 sumptuous flavours from strawberry, crème brulee, pistachio, Swiss chocolate, t.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 7 Public Awareness Events on Today
 

Sales | Special Offers

 
View Event: Chapel Street Precinct Winter Escape

Stay and explore Melbourne's newest neighbourhoods shopping gems, cafes and local hot spots With shopping, cafes, treasures of another era and local hot spots to please even the fussiest of barflies, it’s time to embrace winter with a weekend esca.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Desert Designs Sale

Iconic Australian label DESERT DESIGNS is hosting a huge sale in Melbourne next week! The popular brand is widely known for the amazing prints, which utilize the work of indigenous artist Jimmy Pike – as this is the first time the brand has held .. More..
Melbourne

Sightseeing

 
View Event: Eureka Skydeck 88 | Open

Created to reach for the sky nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere's highest viewing platform. Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill .. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Federation Square | Open

Federation Square never closes Melbourne's most prominent meeting place and unique cultural precinct brings together a creative mix of attractions museums and galleries and the finest of dining with its many restaurants cafes and bars. Federati.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 8 Sightseeing Events on Today
 

Sporting Fixtures

 
View Event: AFL Premiership Games | 2014

Next round.. Round 19 of the AFL Premiership season. Thursday, July 31 Fremantle vs. Carlton (PS) (N) Friday, August 1 Sydney Swans vs. Essendon (SCG) (N) Saturday, August 2 Adelaide Crows vs. West Coast Eagles (AO) Richmond vs. GWS GIAN.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Commonwealth Games at The Wharf Hotel

Watch all the highlights and replays of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games over 5 plasma screens! Riverside location | Full a la carte menu available If an Aussie wins gold we'll even shout you a drink to celebrate! Group bookings welc.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 3 Sporting Fixtures Events on Today
 

Television Shows

 
View Event: AFL Footy @ Channel 7

Channel Seven will return in March 2014 with its coverage of the 2014 AFL season. Seven coverage includes live games on Friday night, Saturday afternoon, Saturday night and Sunday. An impressive range of commentators and specialists promising '.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: AFL Footy @ Foxtel

With unparalleled coverage of the AFL Premiership Season, FoxFooty on Foxtel is the place to be for every footy fan. Watch every game of every round LIVE in HD with no ad-breaks siren to siren. Plus excellent coverage, game reviews, statistical.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 5 Television Shows Events on Today
 

Tours & Trips

 
View Event: A Very Fine Yarn | Creswick Woollen Mills

The Creswick Woollen Mills tourism experience “A Very Fine Yarn” showcases the journey of fibre; all the way from its source on the alpaca, through the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf. The exhibit gives a great insight .. More..
Melbourne
View Event: African Food Tour

AFRICAN FOOD TOUR Join this 3 hour Melbourne African food tour and discover the unique blend of Indian, French, British, Egyptian and Turkish flavours that the cuisine is known for while taking in the sights and sounds of all the city's famous lan.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 25 Tours & Trips Events on Today
 

Trivia and Quiz

 
View Event: Original Trivia Nights

Original Bingo & Trivia Company Trivia, Bingo & Karaoke Bookings Advised Monday The Rose Hotel - Trivia Starts - 8pm 406 Napier St, Fitzroy VIC 3065 Ph: 9417 3626 Hosted by Simon Tuesday Eureka Hotel Richmond - Trivia St.. More..
Melbourne

Workshops | Classes & Clinics

 
View Event: Awakening The Soul

Awakening The Soul, Intuitive and Spiritual Development classes where 'The journey of the Soul begins with a circle of Light'. The Soul emerges when we awaken from the sleep of our daily life and look beyond our five senses to discover a richer an.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Italian Cooking Master Class at Olivigna

Melbourne’s Italianate food and wine destination Olivigna, set on 20 stunning acres in Warrandyte, has announced a series of salami and pasta masterclasses. Artisan Pasta Master Class Participants will learn how to make their own pasta from Pie.. More..
Melbourne

Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids

 
View Event: Kid Confident Program | 5-14yo

KID CONFIDENT Point Cook 6-week program for kids 5 – 14 years Does your child lack confidence or have low self-esteem? Is your child afraid of public speaking or has trouble with nerves? Is your child shy or has difficulty standing up to bull.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Pastello – Draw Act

As part of the NGV commitment to design and children’s programming, Italian design duo Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of Mathery Studio have designed a new immersive kids space that broadens our appreciation of the simple act of drawing. Pastello.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 3 Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids Events on Today
 

Zoological & Farms

 
View Event: Ballarat Wildlife Park

The Ballarat Wildlife Park is the brainchild and dream of Mr Greg Parker who moved to Ballarat to open his own Wildlife Park based upon his love of Australian native animals and reptiles and his extensive experience in the zoo industry. The Park open.. More..
Melbourne
View Event: Bundoora Park Children's Farm

Bundoora Park Children's Farm is part of Cooper's Settlement located in Bundoora Park. Families can visit and experience a real life urban farm. Urban farm presents an authentic farm experience with a variety of animals to touch and hold. Feed.. More..
Melbourne
 Melbourne Show ALL 6 Zoological & Farms Events on Today
 



things to do in melbourne

What's On Aug 2014 >
 View events by clicking on a date..
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


Featured..
Styleyes | Eyewear Specialist
View Styleyes | Eyewear Specialist
Styleyes is a boutique optical store, specialising in colourful hand made Australian frames. In fact, you can choose a frame and a colour and have glasses made especially for you! At Styleyes, we ...

Tuxedo Junction Black Tie Charity Ball
View Tuxedo Junction Black Tie Charity Ball
Tuxedo Junction | Cancer Council Victoria In Full Swing Tuxedo Junction 2014 is really “In Full Swing” supporting Cancer Council Victoria at the Plaza Ballroom in Melbourne on 9 August. ...

Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, ONE OF MELBOURNE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ATTRACTIONS. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind ...

Check Out..
Chiropedic | Mattress Factory Direct
View Chiropedic | Mattress Factory Direct
Chiropedic Mattress Factory Direct are a Melbourne based, Australian-owned, mattress factory who specialize in factory direct mattresses at great prices! | More..

What's Hot..
Editor's Pick
Tyabb Packing House Antiques
View Tyabb Packing House Antiques
The Tyabb Packing House Antiques complex; over 2 acres of old wares, antiques and vintage specialties. Over 30 dealers specialising in antiques, deco, old wares, retro, vintage and specialty ...


Read | This Week's Newsletter
Read This Week In Melbourne
Things To Do in Melbourne including major events, festivals, exhibitions, markets and family fun happening this week in Melbourne ...Read Here

Subscribe Free!
Get our free newsletter every Tuesday.
Enter your email address in the box below...