The world’s best tennis players kick off their year in Melbourne, with 2 weeks of tennis excellence held at Melbourne Park.
The Australian Open is a must-see sporting event, that blends the fun and enjoyment of tennis with social and cultural attributes which celebrate our love of the great outdoors.
12 – 26 January 2015.
Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival spills through restaurant doors, down laneways, up onto rooftops, into bustling foodie precincts and deep into picturesque wine country. The Festival’s prestigious reputation attracts the world’s biggest culinary and wine personalities to its door to participate in a program that also showcases Victoria’s own celebrated chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers, sommeliers, producers and artisans.
27 February – 15 March 2015.
Spring Racing Carnival
Enjoy the world’s greatest racing celebration over 50 glorious spring days in Melbourne. Fashions on the Field, fabulous hats, champagne in the car park, and the racing – Cox Plate, Caulfield Cup, Derby Day, Oaks Day and of course the Melbourne Cup when all of Australia stops to party on the first Tuesday in November.
12 September – 13 November 2015.
Boxing Day Test
Get out the zinc and the novelty hat and join up to 100,000 seasonal cricket fans for a sporting event that’s become a fixture in the festive season. The traditional Boxing Day Test at the MCG is the most anticipated cricket match each year in world cricket and this year will be no exception.
26 – 30 December 2015.