What’s on in Melbourne – May 2014

Here are some ideas for events you and your family to enjoy next month;

Dog Lovers Show 2014

Dog Lovers Show
Fri 2nd – Sun 4th May, 10 AM – 5 PM
Royal Exhibition Building

Dogs are family, so if you love them then head to the Dog Lovers Show to celebrate, interact and learn more about our four-legged friends.


Mother’s Day Classic
Sun 11th May, 6 AM – 12 PM
Alexandra Gardens

Whether you walk, run, cheer or volunteer, you’re helping to fund essential research – make Mother’s Day a memorable and meaningful day by registering as a participant or volunteer at the largest charity fundraising event in Australia – the
Mother’s Day Classic.


World Laughter Day
Sun 5th May, 11 AM – 12 PM
Federation Square

World Laughter Day is celebrated in more than 72 countries with thousands of people coming together to laugh for world peace and to unite in the global consciousness of brotherhood and friendship through laughter.


Craft Markets at Queen Vic
Sun 18th May, 9 AM – 3 PM
Queen Victoria Market

If you love brilliantly designed, beautifully crafted treasures then this new monthly market at the iconic Queen Victoria Market has something special for you.


Sleep at the ‘G
Thu 22nd – Fri 23rd May, 5 PM – Late

Melbourne City Mission works with these young people through its homelessness services and supports them to move away from a life of disadvantage. Sleep at the ‘G is an event aimed at raising awareness and vital funds to tackle the issue of youth homelessness.


More Events
Open Late at the Potter Wed 7th May , 5pm- 7pm – The Ian Potter Museum of Art art-museum.unimelb.edu.au
Lunch Beat Tue 6th – Tue 27th May, 12pm – 1pm – The Toff in Town Lunch Beat