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Things to do and see

Discover the full range of things to see and do in the City of Greater Dandenong. 

Known as the City of Celebration, Greater Dandenong is a vibrant and busy place, offering something interesting to do or explore all year round. 

With art events and festivals held monthly, including Victoria’s largest Lunar New Year festival, several stellar Culture and Heritage facilities and two state-of-the-art Libraries, you're sure to find your fill of arts and culture.

Greater Dandenong is home to some of Melbourne’s greatest places to eat. We boast over 50 Asian restaurants and specialty supermarkets, plus a thriving and bustling Dandenong Market. We also run must do Cultural Food tours which showcase unique cultural precincts like Little India and Afghan Bazaar. 

For those who love to get active, we have 170 parks and reserves in the City, many of which are home to some amazing flora and fauna. We also have the largest basketball and volleyball stadium in the southern hemisphere and over 200 active sports clubs. 


We are proud to be the City of Celebration. Join us throughout the year for our major events and celebrations.
Are you planning on holding an event in Greater Dandenong? Find out what to do next.
Greater Dandenong Libraries has two physical branches and a third virtual branch; accessible anytime, anywhere.
Greater Dandenong is home to some of Melbourne’s greatest places to eat, shop and explore.
The City of Greater Dandenong is a vibrant hub for Arts and Culture.
The City of Greater Dandenong has a rich and diverse history. Discover it's roots.
Council manages our many parks and reserves while encouraging biodiversity.
Learn more about sport and recreation in Greater Dandenong.
During the month of March, Council will be celebrating diversity.