Events and festivals

From Wednesday, October 3 2018 to Monday, October 22 2018

The crossroads of the arts.

One of Oceania's leading arts events, the Melbourne Festival (officially the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts) plunges you into the city's streets, which light up for a month with performances of all kinds. Music, theatre, circus, dance, graphic arts - the forms of expression are diverse and the only thing linking them is the desire to inspire and shake things up.
But above all Melbourne Festival is an opportunity to reclaim the city. This free and friendly open air festival is open to everyone, regardless of how much money you have or how old you are. With plenty of unusual art forms to satisfy your curiosity.

From Wednesday 3 to Monday 22 October 2018 :
- Every day, from 10:00 to 18:00

Admission prices :
- Free

Federation Square
Fed Square Pty Ltd
Corner Swanston & Flinders Streets
3000 Melbourne

Phone number
61 3 9655 1900

61 3 9663 3652


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The Swanston Hotel Melbourne Grand Mercure - Hotel Melbourne
The Swanston Hotel Melbourne Grand Mercure

236 m from the city center

Melbourne's most centrally located accommodation, The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure is surrounded by the most popular shopping and business precincts, theatres, galleries, bars and restaurants. The hotel is undergoing renovations which will only be conducted Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Valet parking will be restricted during this time, guests are required to pre-book before 1am. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance during this period.

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Novotel Melbourne on Collins - Hotel Melbourne
Novotel Melbourne on Collins

245 m from the city center

Novotel Melbourne on Collins welcomes you to experience contemporary style and 4.5 star comfort in the heart of Melbourne. Located on fashionable Collins Street and directly above the upscale St Collins Lane, Melbourne's most unique shopping destinations . This desirable location near Rod Laver Arena, the MCG, Federation Square, the Princess and Regent Theatres and more, at the doorstep to all this cosmopolitan capital has to offer.

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The Sebel Melbourne Flinders Lane - Hotel Melbourne
The Sebel Melbourne Flinders Lane

363 m from the city center

The Sebel Melbourne Flinders Lane is an all suite upscale boutique hotel in stylish Flinders Lane, renowned as the centre of the Melbourne fashion district. Featuring self contained apartments, each with a kitchenette, spacious living and bedroom areas, it is the ideal place to relax or experience the Melbourne vibe. Attractions close by include shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars. The main sporting venues and transport are all located within easy access.

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ibis Styles Kingsgate - Hotel Melbourne
ibis Styles Kingsgate

700 m from the city center

ibis Styles Kingsgate Hotel is ideally located in Melbourne's CBD, near Etihad Stadium and only a short walk from the Melbourne Exhibition Centre and Crown Entertainment Complex. Originally built in 1926, ibis Styles Kingsgate Hotel features 171 rooms, ac afe and bar. Offering comfort, convenience and value in a friendly atmosphere, this Melbourne hotel is ideal for a holiday, group or weekend break, with good access to tranport.

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Quay West Suites Melbourne - Hotel Melbourne
Quay West Suites Melbourne

763 m from the city center

Quay West is ideally located at Southbank & nestled in the Melbourne Arts Precinct. Adjacent to shops, restaurants and bars, next door to Hamer Hall & the National Gallery of Victoria, and a stroll to the sporting stadiums of Melbourne. With fully self-contained suites with balconies, it is perfect for an overnight stay or extended stays. Experience our new mineral pool and steam room along with newly refurbished gym and spa. Enjoy the ambience of Jarrah Restaurant and Bar with outdoor terrace.

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ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street - Hotel Melbourne
ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street

799 m from the city center

Great value, unsurpassed location and excellent service make ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street a very popular hotel choice. Boasting 121 rooms, this hotel has all the convenience of a central city location close to the financial, legal and entertainment precincts and is walking distance to the Skybus airport transfer service and Southern Cross Train Station. Ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street is modern and affordable with comfortable rooms and great amenities to ensure a pleasant stay.

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Mercure Melbourne Therry Street - Hotel Melbourne
Mercure Melbourne Therry Street

840 m from the city center

Ideally situated in the Melbourne CBD close to the iconic Queen Victoria Markets and the vibrant CBD shopping precincts, Mercure Melbourne Therry Street offers 80 newly refurbished rooms with fully equipped kitchenettes. It provides an excellent base to explore all that Melbourne has to offer with the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Crown Entertainment Complex, Etihad stadium and popular restaurants just minutes away. Perfect for business and leisure travellers with free wifi throughout

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ibis Melbourne Hotel et Apartments - Hotel Melbourne
ibis Melbourne Hotel et Apartments

844 m from the city center

Offering great value city accommodation, Ibis Melbourne is located in an ideal position just a few minutes walk from the famous Queen Victoria Markets, the legendary Lygon Street restaurant quarter and the central shopping district of Melbourne. The fully refurbished new look Ibis Melbourne offers 250 comfortable rooms including one and two bedroom apartments and WIFI internet connection, plus a lively restaurant and bar. Conferencing facilities for up to 300 delegates are also available.

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