What’s On in Melbourne This Summer
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Melbourne Town Hall and various venues throughout the city
March 28 - April 23
If you enjoy comedy, then you are invited to join Melbourne’s yearly party, the International Comedy Festival. The festival takes over Australia’s comedy capital of Melbourne and features local and international comedy stars. There is an enormous program of stand-up comedy, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts. Since most of the acts are held at Melbourne Town Hall, the event not only popular but also easily accessible.
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival
The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival is a non-profit and independent arts organization that explores diverse and inspiring human stories through film, art, music and forums. This annual event is meant to inspire and engage audiences on human rights issues.
Winter Night Markets
Queen Victoria Market
Wednesday Nights Jun 7 - Oct 4
Warm up your winter nights at this charming market. Enjoy the live music, open fires and over 30 stalls selling mouth-watering food and drink. Once you have a hot drink and something to eat, check out the fortune tellers and roving entertainment, or even have a go at the silent disco.