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.

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Relive the Hogwarts magic at the iconic Princess Theatre with Harry Potter…

    Relive the Hogwarts magic at the iconic Princess Theatre with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The eighth installment of JK Rowling's epic saga is set 19 years after the Battle for Hogwarts. The play became the highest selling play on Broadway and West End, recieving nine Olivier Awards and six Tony Awards, it is sure to leave the audience spellbound and awestruck.

    Spilt into two parts, tickets start at $65 here.

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  • Between Two Worlds

    See world renowned works of art from MC Escher this summer at the National…

    See world renowned works of art from MC Escher this summer at the National Gallery of Victoria. There are more than 160 prints from the Dutch artist as well as an Escher-inspired environment from Japanese design studio, Nendo. Running until April 7, both artists are able to manipulate geometry, space and perception like no others. 

    Tickets start at $10 from the NGV website.

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  • South Melbourne Night Market

    Thursday nights just got interesting. The South Melbourne Market holds…

    Thursday nights just got interesting. The South Melbourne Market holds a special place in the city's heart, operating for over 150 years with 150 stalls, offering all sorts of goodies. The annual night market returns on January 10, with food trucks, marquees and carts all on show, it's an event not to be missed. The market will also feature local designers, as well as the market's regular food traders and live performances.

    It's free entry, for more information see the event website.

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  • Zoo Twilights

    Don't sloth around and bring a picnic to the Melbourne Zoo this summer…

    Don't sloth around and bring a picnic to the Melbourne Zoo this summer to enjoy live performances from international and local artists such as Client Liason, Daryl Braithwaite, The Presets and The Cat Empire. The shows are running until March 9 with all proceeds from the summer concert series go towards the zoo's conservation.

    To find out more or buy tickets, visit the website.

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  • Friday Nights at the NGV

    Your Friday nights are sorted at the National Gallery of Victoria this…

    Your Friday nights are sorted at the National Gallery of Victoria this summer. Running until April 9, enjoy worldclass DJ's such as Nicole Millar, Alice Ivy and Confidence Man. Take some time to unwind in the gin garden, or meander around and take in the latest NGV exhibitions after dark. 

    For tickets and more information see the event website.

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  • Moonlight Cinema

    Settle back with friends and family for a movie under the stars at the…

    Settle back with friends and family for a movie under the stars at the Royal Botanical Gardens. The Moonlight Cinema food truck and bar will be on hand to supply you with delicious snacks, but you’re welcome to BYO food and drinks too. Showing classics and advanced screenings until the 31st of March, it's an event not to be missed.

    Find out more here.

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