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Max your summer in Melbourne

Max out your summer with night markets, outdoor cinema, art and more
A group of people at the Midsumma Carnival
Photograph: Alexander Legaree
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The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and the city is packed with events every day of the week. Summer in Melbourne means a full social calendar, a Christmas break and the relief of not having to leave the house with ten layers on. Whether you’re in the mood for night markets, blockbuster shows or exhilarating sports events, we’ve got you covered with our summer hit-list. Tick them all off, and take summer to the max.


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Events to max your summer in Melbourne

Something for Kate at the Hi Fi Bar, 1999
Photograph: Shellie Tonkin, Australian Performing Arts Collection
Museums, History

Australian Music Vault

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Fans of Australian music – the museum of your dreams is here. This summer, Arts Centre Melbourne is launching a permanent exhibition space dedicated to celebrating Australia’s vibrant musical history, with recordings, images, instruments and memorabilia from luminaries like Archie Roach, Kylie Minogue, Nick Cave, Silverchair and AC/DC.

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