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Due to a major phone upgrade the City's phones will be unavailable between 1-6pm Saturday 23 February. During the outage you can call Community Safety Service 1300  653 643 or Rangers 0418 943 219. 

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Our Annual Events

Enjoy the warmer weather and join us for a non-stop season of events!

All these events are free and run by the City of Melville.

For a complete calendar of City-run and private community events in the area, visit our What's On page.

  • This much-loved concert series has been running for more than a decade and will return in 2019 at the Limestone Amphitheatre.

    For full event details, visit our dedicated events page and check out some photos from the 2018 February concert below!

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  • Now in its third year, Music at Murdoch returns for an unforgettable night of live music, food and entertainment, set amongst the eucalyptus trees at Bush Court at Murdoch University. This year, Aria Award winner and winner of the X-Factor Series 4 Samantha Jade and her band will light up the stage, with support acts from Ben Merito and his band, Kiara Eve and the One Big Voice school group.

    For full event details, visit the dedicated events page on the Murdoch University website. 

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  • Proudly supported by Lotterywest, our annual Point Walter Concert brings together live music, children’s entertainment and fireworks for our biggest event of the year.

    For full event details, visit our dedicated events page and check out some photos from the 2018 concert below!

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  • ART IN PLACE is the City of Melville’s series of temporary public artworks that aim to engage the community by giving residents and visitors unique opportunities to experience and encounter contemporary art in significant and accessible locations across the City.

    Planning for the City of Melville’s next ART IN PLACE installation, Sonic Hill, is underway, with the event aiming to connect people to the past and present through the clever use of sound. Further details will be released soon, while the event is anticipated to take place in April 2019.

    In the meantime, check out the images below from our first installation, Confluence, which tranformed the Applecross foreshore for four nights in June 2018.

  • The City of Melville's Art Awards is a community art award open to emerging and established visual artists working across 2D and 3D mediums. Entries open early in the year and the first 250 artworks are accepted and exhibited in the annual Art Awards exhibition.

    For more information on the awards, visit the Art Awards dedicated page on our website.



  • Artist checking art imprintMore than 36 studios, galleries, creative spaces and Artist Run Initiatives (ARI’s) opened their doors on Saturday, 8 September and Sunday, 9 September 2018 for the second annual City of Melville Open Studios and Exhibitions Art Trail.

    The event, which debuted last year, showcased the many artists and creatives who live or work within the City, offering the community a chance to see artists at work, participate in art activities and purchase art from local residents.

    Details for the Open Studios and Exhibitions Art Trail will be released in mid-2019. Check back then for details.


  • Thousands of little hands and little feet descended on Tompkins Park on Sunday, 4 November for Kidchella, the City’s free, bohemian-inspired festival for children.

    Smiles were big as families explored the event grounds, which were packed full of activities for kids, including a kids DJ, silent disco, amusement rides, roving performers, arts and crafts activities and bouncy castles.

    Details for Little Hands 2019 will be released in mid-2019. In the meantime, check out the images below from Little Hands Presents: Kidchella!


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