What’s On In Melbourne: the best events in Melbourne

Perfectly located in the heart of the East Melbourne sports and entertainment district, Pullman Melbourne On The Park is the ideal destination for an unforgettable stay. It is convenient to all the most important spots, venues and attractions in Melbourne where you can be part of the thrilling activities that this city has to offer, all year round.

If you are planning to attend an event in Melbourne, Pullman Melbourne on the Park has everything you are looking for. 

No matter what you like to do, there is a diverse range of attractions, activities and things to do throughout the city. Below, you will find a list of what’s on in and around Melbourne. For more recommendations or assistance with arranging tours, tickets or transportation, please visit the Pullman Melbourne On The Park Concierge team.

  • Christmas in Melbourne

    Price: Free Date: 1st December – 24th December It’s the most magical…

    Price: Free

    Date: 1st December – 24th December

    It’s the most magical time of the year, and Melbourne is pulling out all the stops. From ice skating rinks to Santa sleigh karaoke, across laneways, arcades and buzzing precincts - December will be a busy month. Don’t miss the Christmas Festival Hub at Federation Square and the Gingerbread Village at Melbourne Town Hall. Speak to our concierge team for more info.

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  • The Ashes 2017

    Price: From $30 Date: 26th December – 30th December In a city mad for…

    Price: From $30

    Date: 26th December – 30th December

    In a city mad for sports, there is nothing like the Ashes Boxing Day Test Match between Australia and England at the iconic MCG: A title born in 1882 when a young journalist, following England’s defeat, wrote in a British newspaper “the body will be cremated and the Ashes taken to Australia”.

    Get your tickets now before they run out on www.cricket.com.au

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  • Exhibition: ''The Highway is a Disco''

    Date: 17th November 2017 – 12th March 2017 Location: National Gallery…

    Date: 17th November 2017 – 12th March 2017

    Location: National Gallery of Victoria

    Award winning Del Kathryn Barton is one of Australia’s most popular artists and is now presenting her new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria! “The Highway is a Disco” is an abstract piece of art which reflects the sensuous and ingenious world of the artist, expressed through a variety of colours and materials. The exhibition showcases numerous creations varying from modern drawings, to sculpture, to paintings incorporating textile.

    For more information visit: www.ngv.vic.gov.au

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  • Pop Up Globe Theatre - Shakespeare

    Price: $20 - $150 Date: 21st September 2017 – 12th January 2018 Location:…

    Price: $20 - $150

    Date: 21st September 2017 – 12th January 2018

    Location: Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Linlithgow Ave

    “It pops up, is amazing and disappears again” are the words of the organisers of the pop up globe here in Melbourne, the world’s first full-scale working replica of the original Globe theatre – one of the world’s greatest theatres in history. Immerse yourself in a Shakespeare performance that, not only features comedy, battles and dancing, but also dazzling special effects as a nod to the 20th century. Book your tickets to relive the 16th century, with a modern twist!

    For more information visit: www.popupglobe.com.au

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  • Queen Victoria Summer Night Market

    Date: 15th of November 2017 – 11th April 2017, every Wednesday from 5pm…

    Date: 15th of November 2017 – 11th April 2017, every Wednesday from 5pm till 10pm

    Location: Queen Victoria Market, Elizabeth Street & Therry Street

    The Queen Victoria summer night market is returning for its 20th edition with over 60 street food stalls with cuisines ranging from Asian to American, Greek to Spanish. Expect an extra-long season featuring all night entertainment. What else could you possible ask for on a balmy Wednesday night?

    For more information visit: www.thenightmarket.com.au

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  • Aladdin The Musical

    Prices: $50-$195 Date: 15th April 2017 - 28th January 2018 Location:…

    Prices: $50-$195

    Date: 15th April 2017 - 28th January 2018

    Location: Her Majesty’s Theatre, 219 exhibition street, Melbourne

    The must-see show of the year, relive your childhood as the beloved story of Aladdin comes to thrilling theatrical life in Melbourne. From the producers of The Lion King and Mary Poppins, this bold new musical has been described as ‘fabulous’ and ‘extravagant’, and will have you singing and dancing in your seat.

    Tickets are limited, visit www.aladdinthemusical.com.au to book your seats.

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