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.

  • School of Rock: The Musical

    After successful showings on Broadway and the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber's…

    After successful showings on Broadway and the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical commedy is set to delight audiences. Playing at the iconic Her Majesty's Theatre, this is the tale of Dewey Flynn who finds himself the teacher of a high school rock band. It promises to have audiences jamming in their seats to songs made famous by the movie and some new tunes from the world-renowned Lloyd Webber.

    The show runs until February 1st, get your tickets here.

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  • Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour

    One of the hottest comedians in the world at the moment, Kevin Hart's…

    One of the hottest comedians in the world at the moment, Kevin Hart's latest tour will be in Melbourne from December 5-6th. Performing at the iconic Rod Laver Arena, the comedian's performance will be 360o, a first for a tour this size. Coming off a massive 2017, Hart promises to deliever a gut-busting show. 

    Buy your tickets now!

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  • Twenty One Pilots: The Bandito Tour

    The critically acclaimed duo will embark on their fifth and biggest Australian…

    The critically acclaimed duo will embark on their fifth and biggest Australian tour. Bringing their heart racing show to Rod Laver Area on the 13th of December. It's a spectical for all ages and is celebrating their new studio album, Trench.

    Go to ticketek for your tickets here.

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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 and Confidence Man. Take some time in the gin garden or merely take in the latest NGV exhibitions after dark. 

    For tickets and more information see the event website.

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  • Pop-up CBD Ice Rink

    Cool of this summer with the pop-up outdoor ice rink at the Queen Vic…

    Cool of this summer with the pop-up outdoor ice rink at the Queen Vic Markets. Emerse yourself in the winter Christmas culture right here in Australia. Tickets are $10 for children and $15 for adults with skates, helmets and knee pads all available for hire. Geloso Gelateria will be slinging Canadian treats including maple syrup ice cream, poutine and fariy floss. 

    Running until Christmas eve, get your tickets now!

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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 movie treats, 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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  • Queen Victoria Summer Night Market

    The Queen Victoria summer night market is returning for its 22nd edition…

    The Queen Victoria summer night market is returning for its 22nd edition with over 60 street food stalls with cuisines ranging from Asian to American, Greek to Spanish. Running until March 20, 5-10pm, 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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  • Australian DanceSport Championship

    Revel in the glitz and glamour of the 73rd annual Australian DanceSport…

    Revel in the glitz and glamour of the 73rd annual Australian DanceSport Championship. With competition from December 7-9, Hisense Arena presents a beautiful backdrop for Australia’s premier dance competition. Couples will be competing for the 2018 Australian title and see the worlds’ best in action in the International Open Standard and Latin.

    Get a weekend pass, with tickets starting at $46 from ticketek.com.au

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  • NGV: Julian Opie

    Visit the iconic National Gallery of Victoria to see the works from British…

    Visit the iconic National Gallery of Victoria to see the works from British artist Julian Opie. He captures the mood of the world's metropolises with his extremely unmistakable style of black lines with sparodic colour. This free exhibition is also great for kids, with a studio giving them an opportunity recreate his distinct style using felt tables and a digital self-portrait.

    Running until February 17, see the details here.

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  • Australian Open 2019

    The first grand slam on the calendar always provides its fair share of…

    The first grand slam on the calendar always provides its fair share of drama and intrigue. Melbourne Park provides the ultimate precinct with various activities, pop-up bars, world-class live performances and, of course, some phenomenal tennis. Just a stone’s throw away, Pullman Melbourne on the Park provides the perfect location to access this iconic sporting event, starting January 14.

    With ground passes from $40, get yours at ausopen.com/tickets

    Image: Tourism Australia

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  • Test Cricket Boxing Day

    Image: ABC Cheer on the Aussies as they take on India in what promises…

    Image: ABC

    Cheer on the Aussies as they take on India in what promises to be one of the biggest Boxing Day test matches to date. After a tumultuous 2018, the Australians will be looking for redemption, against an always hungry Indian side; it is a battle not to be missed. Be a part of the drama at Pullman Melbourne on the Park, just 300m from the iconic MCG.

    Book your tickets amongst 90,000 others at ticketek.com.au

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  • Thursday Night Comedy Club

    See some of the best comedy acts from around the world for just $12! Every…

    See some of the best comedy acts from around the world for just $12! Every Thursday until December 20, European Bier Cafe is hosting high class comedians including Wil Anderson, Stephen K Amos, Dave Hughes and Sarah Silverman. It's an event that always gets a crowd so get in quick as doors open at 8:30pm. 

    See the event website for more information. 

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