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Melbourne Festivals - Events
Melbourne Festivals and Events Guide - TravelPuppy.com
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January 17 to Febuary 9: Midsumma Festival, gay and lesbian festival featuring parades, dance parties and performances, held at various venues

February 27 to March 2:
Australian Grand Prix, held at Albert Park.

February: Chinese New Year Festival, major celebrations held over 2 days in Chinatown.

March 8 to March 10: Melbourne Moomba Festival, Australia’s largest outdoor festival, featuring performances and events, held throughout the city.

March 27 to April 20:
Melbourne International Comedy Festival, held at various venues.

March: Antipodes Festival, festival celebrating the cultural heritage of Melbourne’s Greek community, centred on the National Day of Greece, held at various venues.

Mid October to early November: Melbourne International Festival of the Arts, 17 day arts festival featuring music, theatre, opera and dance), held at various venues.

Late September
: Royal Melbourne Show, annual country show with agricultural and farming displays, held at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale.

Mid October to early November: Fringe Festival, smaller arts festival commencing with a parade and street party, held at Brunswick Street and various other venues.

November 5: Spring Racing Carnival, 6 weeks of racing, street festivals and exhibitions and the world famous Melbourne Cup.

October to November: Spring Racing Carnival, 6 weeks of racing, street festivals and exhibitions and the world famous Melbourne Cup, held at Flemington Race Course