Dates: 5th Feb to 16th Feb at various venues.
The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders bring together exhibitions of dance, works of art, performances, theatre, cabaret, literature, film & discussion at various locations throughout Melbourne.
It truly is a diverse festival.
Date: 7th March till 10 March at Alexandra Gardens & Birrarung Marr.
The carnival goes from 11am to 11pm each day with nightly fireworks at 9.30 Sat, Sun & Mon.
After 60 years & attracting over 1 million people, there is a continual programme of free events over the long holiday weekend.
It all culminates at 11am on Monday , when the Moomba Parade starts down St Kilda road.
This is without doubt the biggest festival in Melbourne every year.