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This page lists things to do all across Melbourne during March 2012. What's on in Melbourne:

Festivals and Events in Melbourne March 2012

Moonlight Cinema recent release and classic movies until 20th March 2012. Watch movies under the stars at Royal Botanical Gardens South Yarra.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Friday 2nd March 2012 until Wednesday 21st March 2012.

 

 

 

Soundwave Music Festival 2012 Friday 2nd March 2012 at Melbourne Showgrounds. Tickets sold out.

Melbourne Didgeridoo Festival February 2012. 11am to 10pm Saturday 3rd March 2012

Warrambeen Film Festival Saturday 3rd March 2012 100km south west of Melbourne

Clean Up Australia Day Sunday 4th March 2012

Tyabb Air Show Sunday 4th March 2012 Mornington Peninsula Airport

Toytopia Sand Sculpting all throughout March 2012 until 26th April 2012 at the Frankston Waterfront

Melbourne Jewellery Fair 10am - 5pm Sunday 4th March 2012 and 10am - 4pm Monday 5th March 2012 at the Royal Exhibition Building Carlton Gardens Melbourne

Sydney Road Street Party Sunday 4th March 2012 at Brunswick.

Australian Toy, Hobby and Nursery Fair Tuesday 6th March 2012 until Friday 9th March 2012 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

The French Film Festival Wednesday 7th March 2012 until Sunday 25th March 2012.

Melbourne Ukelele Festival  Thursday 8th March 2012 until Sunday 11th March 2012.

Loreal Melbourne Fashion Festival  Thursday 8th March 2012 until Thursday 15th March 2012

Melbourne Moomba Festival Friday 9th March 2012 until Monday 12th March 2012. One of Australia's largest outdoor festivals focused around the Yarra River Melbourne.

Animania 2012  10th March 2012. Australia's largest anime and manga exhibition.

Brusnwick Music Festival Wednesday 14th March 2012 until Sunday 25th March 2012

Melbourne Queer Film Festival Thursday 15th March 2012 until Sunday 25th March 2012.

Holiday and Travel Show Saturday 17th March 2012 and Sunday 18th March 2012 at the Royal Exhibition Building Carlton.

St Patrick's Day Celebrations Saturday 17th March 2012. Grab yourself a Guiness or two at any of the great Irish Pubs throughout Melbourne.

Travel XPO Saturday 17th March 2012 and Sunday 18th March 2012. Royal Exhibition Centre Carlton.

Fitz Sport & Fitness Expo Saturday 17th March 2012 and Sunday 18th March 2012 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre

9th Thai Culture and Food Festival Sunday 18th March 2012 at Federation Square.

Mornington Bridal Expo Sunday 18th March 2012 at the Mornington Racecourse.

Red Hill Show Saturday 24th March 2012 and Sunday 25th March 2012 at Mornington Peninsula

Melbourne Flower and Garden Show Wednesday 28th March 2012 until Sunday 1st April 2012. Royal Exhibition Centre and Carlton Gardens.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Wednesday 28th March 2012 until Sunday 22nd April 2012

Ad:Tech digital media and marketing exhibition Wednesday 28th March 2012 and Thursday 29th March 2012 at the Hilton on the Park.

Melbourne Flower and Garden Show Wednesday 28th March 2012 until Sunday 1st April 2012. Royal Exhibition Centre and Carlton Gardens.

The Baby and Toddler Show Friday 30th March 2012 Sunday 1st April 2012 at the Royal Exhibition Building Melbourne.

Salon Melbourne - hair and beauty event. Saturday 31st March 2012 and Sunday 1st April 2012 at Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Earth Hour 8.30pm Saturday 31st March 2012. Help reduce global warming and turn off all your lights between 8.30pm and 9.30pm.

Sporting Events in Melbourne March 2012

Qantas Formula One Grand Prix Thursday 15th March 2012 to Sunday 18th March 2012 held at Albert Park Melbourne.

Rally Calder 2012 Melbourne's Festival of Speed Thursday 1st March 2012 until Sunday 4th March 2012 at the Albert Park.

Cricket in Melbourne March 2012

  • One Day International Cricket Australia vs Sri Lanka Friday 2nd March 2012 at the MCG stating at 2.20pm. Tickets available from Ticketek.

A-League Football (Soccer) in Melbourne March 2012

National Basketball League NBL games in Melbourne March 2012

National Rugby League in Melbourne March 2012

AFL - Australian Football League

Super 15 Rugby Union Games in Melbourne March 2012

Entertainment, Theatre, Musicals, Comedy in Melbourne March 2012

Yes, Prime Minister comedy theatre Thursday 1st March 2012 until Saturday 10th March 2012 at the Comedy Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

A Chorus Line theatre musical Saturday 4th February 2012 until Saturday 3rd March 2012 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Dickens' Women Thursday 1st March 2012 until Saturday 3rd March 2012 at the Arts Centre Playhouse. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

How to Train Your Dragon 7pm Friday 2nd March 2012 until Sunday 11th March 2012 at the Hisense Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Jamie Oliver celebrity chef 7pm Tuesday 6th March 2012 at the Regent Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

An Evening with John Cleese comedy 8pm Monday 12th March 2012, Tuesday 13th March 2012, Wednesday 14th March 2011 and Thursday 15th March 2012 at the Comedy Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Sesame Street presents Elmo's World Tour 10am Thursday 15th March 2012 until Saturday 17th March 2012 at the Princess Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Jason Byrne People's Puppeteer Tuesday 27th March 2012 until Sunday 22nd April 2012 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

 

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Last updated 27th March 2012

Music Concerts and Festivals in Melbourne March 2012

Lostprophets - Kids in Glass Houses - Versaemerge 6pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

A Rocket To The Moon (USA) 7pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at the Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Angles & Airwaves 7.30pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Slipknot 7pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

New Order 8pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at the Festival Hall Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Switchfoot (USA) 8pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Bush 7.30pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Canos supported by Language of the Birds 9pm Thursday 1st March 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Maelo Ruiz direct from Puerto Rice 8.30pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at the Royal Melbourne Hotel. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Rebel Souljahz 7.30pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at the Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Pseudo Echo 8.30pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Slow Club UK 8pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at the Workers Club. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Soundwave 2012 Friday 2nd March 2012 at Melbourne Showgrounds.

LADI 6 9pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Trial Kennedy 7.30pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at the Peir Live and Saturday 3rd March 2012 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Dieselboy (USA) 10pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at the Royal Melbourne Hotel. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Steve Bug & Silicone Soul 10pm Friday 2nd March 2012 at the Brown Alley. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Ryan Adams 7pm Saturday 3rd March 2012 at the Regent Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Eddie Palmieri 8pm Saturday 3rd March 2012 at the Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

La Boheme opera 7.30pm Saturday 3rd March 2012 until Sunday 18th March 2012 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Shed Rock 2012 Saturday 3rd March 2012 until Sunday 4th March 2012 at The Farm 50kms south west of Melbourne. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Lior 5.30pm Saturday 3rd March 2012 at the Royal Melbourne Zoo. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Andrew Wishart 8pm Saturday 3rd March 2012 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Adam Eaton with band 7pm Sunday 4th March 2012 at The Toff in Town. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Dutch Swing College Band 8pm Monday 5th March 2012 at the Melbourne Town Hall. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Ben Kweller (USA) 7.30pm Monday 5th March 2012 at the Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

THNKR with Quince and the Pretty Littles 7.30pm Monday 5th March 2012 at The Toff in Town. Tickets available from Moshtix.

The Rapture 7pm Tuesday 6th March 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

The Blanks 8pm Wednesday 7th March 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Chic 7.30pm Wednesday 7th March 2012 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Manchester Orchestra (USA) 73.0pm Wednesday 7th March 2012 at the Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Fatboy Slim 7.30pm Wednesday 7th March 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Die Antwoord (Sth Africa) Wednesday 7th March 2012 and Thursday 8th March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Chic 7.30pm Wednesday 7th March 2012 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Daydream Arcade 8.30pm Wednesday 7th March 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Michael Paynter 8pm Wednesday 7th March 2012 at The Toff in Town. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Bon Iver 6.30pm Thursday 8th March 2012 at the Arts Centre, Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Sam Sparro 8pm Thursday 8th March 2012 at The Toff in Town. Tickets available from Moshtix.

The Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain 8pm Thursday 8th March 2012 at the Arts Centre, State Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Jessica Jade EP Launch 8pm Thursday 8th March 2012 at the Revolver Upstairs. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Tinie Tempah 8pm Thursday 8th March 2012 at the Festival Hall. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Go!! Show Gold 8pm Friday 9th March 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Adam Cohen 7pm Friday 9th March 2012 at the Regal Ballroom Northcote. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Closure in Moscow The Impeccable Beast Tour 8pm Friday 9th March 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Children Collide 7.30pm Friday 9th March 2012 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel and Saturday 10th March 2012 at Pier Live. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

The Cairos - We All Buy Stars Tour 8pm Friday 9th March 2012 at the Workers Club. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Rebecca O'Connor: Simply the Best tribute to Tina Turner 8pm Friday 9th March 2012 and Saturday 10th March 2012 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Baby Animals 8.30pm Friday 9th March 2012 at the Trak Lounge Bar Toorak. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Daniel O'Donnell 7pm Saturday 10th March 2012 and Sunday 11th March 2012 at the Regent Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Charles Bradley (USA) 8pm Saturday 10th March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Johnny Clegg 7.30pm Saturday 10th March 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Rainbird, Singles in Silence, Flounder 9pm Satruday 10th March 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets available from Moshtix.

The Potbelleez 8pm Saturday 10th March 2012 at the Manhattan Hotel Ringwood. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Roots Manuva (UK) 9pm Saturday 10th March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Future Music Festival Sunday 11th March 2012 at Flemington Racecourse.

Base Jump 2012 9pm Sunday 11th March 2012 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Push Over 2012 12pm Monday 12th March 2012 at the Abbotsford Convent. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Taylor Swift 7.30pm Tuesday 13th March 2012 and Wednesday 14th March 2012 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Groundation (USA) 8pm Tuesday 13th March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Dierks Bentley & Lee Kernaghan 7pm Tuesday 13th March 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Krystle Warren (USA) 8pm Tuesday 13th March 2012 at The Toff In Town. Tickets available from Moshtix.

AQUA 7.30pm Tuesday 13th March 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Madeleine Peyroux 7.30pm Wednesday 14th March 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

St. Vincent (USA) 7.30pm Wednesday 14th March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

KRS-One 7.30pm Wednesday 14th March 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

The Getaway Plan 7.30pm Thursday 15th March 2012 at the Village Green Hotel Mulgrave, Friday 16th March 2012 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel and Saturday 17th March 2012 at the Pier Live. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

 

Ahab (UK) 8pm Thursday 15th March 2012 at the Toff In Town. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Dirty Three 8pm Friday 16th March 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Opiuo 9pm Friday 16th March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

The Poor 8pm Friday 16th March 2012 at the Wheelers Hill Hotel. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

DJ Quirk (USA) Friday 16th March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

The Sweet 8.30pm Friday 16th March 2012 at the Trak Lounge Bar. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Lenny Kravitz 5pm Saturday 17th March 2012 and Sunday 18th March 2012 at the Arts Centre Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Jane Birkin 7pm Sunday 18th March 2012 at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Duran Duran 7.30pm Monday 19th March 2012 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 7.3pm Tuesday 20th March 2012 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Xavier Rudd 7.30pm Tuesday 20th March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Rick Price 6.30pm Wednesday 21st March 2012 at the Stardust Room. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Hermitude 8.30pm Friday 23rd March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Amy Meredith Under 18s 4pm Friday 23rd March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Amy Meredith Over 18s 8pm Friday 23rd March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Bobby Rydell 8pm Saturday 24th March 2012 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Che Fu & The Kratez (NZ) 7.30pm Saturday 24th March 2012 at The Hi-Fi. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Twelve Foot Ninja, Jerrico and Circles 8pm Saturday 24th March 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets available from Moshtix.

John Fogerty 7.30pm Tuesday 27th March 2012 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Mosh Ben Ari (Israel) 7pm Tuesday 27th March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Petula Clark 8pm Wednesday 28th March 2012 at the Arts Centre, State Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Crosby, Stills and Nash 7.30pm Thursday 29th March 2012 and  Friday 30th March 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Jack Ladder Solo 9pm Thursday 29th March 2012 at the Grace Darling Hotel. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra - Jupiter 7.30pm Thursday 29th March 2012 at the Melbourne Recital Centre Southbank. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Adam Ant & The Good, The Mad & The Lovely Posse 8pm Friday 30th March 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

John Rowles 8pm Friday 30th March 2012 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Yelawolf (USA) 9pm Friday 30th March 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets available from Moshtix.

G3 7pm Saturday 31st March 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Howie Day (USA) 8pm Saturday 31st March 2012 at The Toff In Town. Tickets available from Moshtix.

Timomatic 8pm Saturday 31st March 2012 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

 

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