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.

  • Australian Open 2022

    January 2022
    This January, the biggest stars of tennis descend on Melbourne for the…

    This January, the biggest stars of tennis descend on Melbourne for the city's annual two-week party: The Australian Open. It's an event that the players seem to love just as much as the fans. Just ask Roger Federer, who once dubbed the tournament "The Happy Slam".

    The Australian Open courts are a pleasant stroll away from Pullman Melbourne on The Park. Plus, experience the best view of the Road Laver Arena from your hotel room to extend the joy and excitement.

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  • Ashes 2021

    26 - 30 December 2021
    Experience England vs Australia at the cathedral of cricket for Melbourne's…

    Experience England vs Australia at the cathedral of cricket for Melbourne's Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Be there for an Ashes that won't be forgotten and extend the experience by staying at Pullman Melbourne on the Park where you can enjoy the view of the MCG from your own room and walk across to the event.

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  • Tame Impala

    12 - 13 December 2021
    Legendary psych-rock phenomenon Tame Impala is embarking on their biggest…

    Legendary psych-rock phenomenon Tame Impala is embarking on their biggest ever tour of Australia.

    Led by multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker, Tame Impala have established themselves as one of the most astounding live acts around. A meditative, light-infused party of psychedelic euphoria, their live experience is world renowned - impressing at prestigious headlining slots such as Coachella, Glastonbury, Primavera, and Splendour in the Grass.

    The concert will take place at Rod Laver Arena directly opposite the hotel making it the most ideally positioned premium hotel to the concert.

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  • Keith Urban The Speed of Now World Tour

    10 - 11 December 2021
    Keith Urban’s live shows are legendary, as unpredictable as they are explosive…

    Keith Urban’s live shows are legendary, as unpredictable as they are explosive and with the addition of Birds of Tokyo, The Speed of Now World Tour is shaping up to be one of the year’s most anticipated tours. Not only will the tour feature all new state-of-the-art production, it will debut brand new music from Urban’s #1 album The Speed of Now Part 1.

    The concert will take place at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne’s sporting precinct making Pullman Melbourne on the Park the closest five star hotel to the concert. Book your accommodation now.

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  • Grand Prix 2021

    18 - 21 November 2021
    Since 1996 the Grand Prix has been held at the Albert Park Circuit in…

    Since 1996 the Grand Prix has been held at the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne and is the second oldest surviving motor racing competition in Australia. After a chaotic 2020, see the action packed event return in full swing. Book your accommodation at Pullman Melbourne on the Park.

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  • Guy Sebastian

    10 November 2021
    Australia’s very own Guy Sebastian will perform at Margaret Court Arena…

    Australia’s very own Guy Sebastian will perform at Margaret Court Arena with a collection of his biggest smash hits including Bloodstone and global hit Battle Scars, as well as brand new music from the T.R.U.T.H. album. Positioned directly opposite the venue, Pullman Melbourne on the Park is the closest five star hotel to the concert making it the perfect accommodation for attendees.

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  • Guns N Roses

    11 November 2021
    The American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, will bring their…

    The American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, will bring their massive Australian stadium tour to Melbourne, performing live at the iconic MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground), just a moment's stroll from Pullman Melbourne on the Park. The hotel is the closest five star hotel to the concert and accommodation is still available so get in quick before we sell out.

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  • Melbourne Cup Carnival

    31 October - 7 November 2021
    The Melbourne Cup Carnival is not just a horse race; it’s a four-day celebration…

    The Melbourne Cup Carnival is not just a horse race; it’s a four-day celebration of sport, fashion, food, wine, betting and fun for the entire family.

    Spread over a week in the middle of spring, four unique race days make-up the carnival. Each race day has a different theme, traditions, dress guidelines and race categories; appealing to a variety of audiences.

    Flemington is located to the north of the city. A short train ride from Jolimont Train Station just outside the hotel will get you to the event.

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  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    13 August - 26 December 2021
    Enter a world of romance, glamour, grandeur and glory! Baz Lurhmann’s…

    Enter a world of romance, glamour, grandeur and glory!

    Baz Lurhmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, just a short tram ride from Pullman Melbourne on the Park or a stroll through the iconic Fitzroy Gardens

    ‍The stage show features many of the iconic songs from the movie as well as additions from Adele, Katy Perry, Sia, Rihanna, Beyoncé, and more.

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  • Melbourne Esports Open

    21 - 22 August 2021
    Esports returns to Melbourne Olympic Parks taking over Melbourne Arena,…

    Esports returns to Melbourne Olympic Parks taking over Melbourne Arena, Margaret Court Arena, Grand Slam Oval and Rod Laver Arena for Australia’s biggest weekend of competitive gaming.

    Just a moment’s walk from the hotel, the excitement of the event be amplified by choosing a room at Pullman Melbourne on the Park with a view of the Sporting Precinct.

    The event brings together professional players across several different games for a series of tournaments and exhibition matches.

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  • WWE at Rod Laver Arena

    29 July 2021
    WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Live is scheduled to return to Melbourne…

    WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Live is scheduled to return to Melbourne in July 2021 for one electrifying night of action packed entertainment on at Rod Laver Arena.

     

    Fans attending WWE Live in will be able to see their favourite WWE Superstars including Drew McIntyre™, Becky Lynch™, Seth Rollins™, Andrade™, AJ Styles™, Murphy™, Charlotte Flair™, The Kabuki Warriors™, Bobby Lashley™, Aleister Black™, Ricochet™ and many more.

     

    Ticketek is the best place to book your WWE LIVE tickets and Pullman Melbourne on the Park is the best place to stay for its convenient location across the road from Rod Laver – just a ten minute walk.

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  • Tim Minchin at the Hamer Hall Arts Centre

    01 - 03 July 2021
    Tim Minchin is an Australian comedian, composer/lyricist, musician, comedian,…

    Tim Minchin is an Australian comedian, composer/lyricist, musician, comedian, actor, writer, producer, director and writer. His musical Groundhog Day, based on the 1993 film, opened in London in 2016, winning his second Olivier. Minchin has made appearances on Australian TV shows, including the ABC's Spicks and Specks and The Sideshow.

    He incorporates his piano skills and intelligent lyrics into his stand-up routines, a unique skill that he has taken across the world. Minchin has made more than a living taking his diverse stage productions on tour across the globe, picking up numerous awards and fans along the way.

    Minchin is launching his first show ‘Dark Side’ in Melbourne at the Hammer Hall in the Art Centre, just eight minutes from the hotel.

    Minchin is more than adept at writing non-comedic material too and even composed and penned the multi award-winning Matilda the Musical.

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