2019 Top Sporting Events To Be Held In Melbourne

World class dining, homegrown fashion and a tightly packed sports calendar, it is no surprise that Melbourne is one of Australia’s favourite city. With an event at every corner of the month, you will never find yourself out of things to see or visit in Melbourne. If you have never been to Melbourne, you should check out the bus companies in Melbourne to bring you around the city, promising you a safe and convenient holiday where you can simply focus on the places you would like to visit and get busy experiencing life in Melbourne. Leave the rest of the travelling logistics to the experts to bring you about, exploring every inch of Melbourne.

From the exhilarating racing events to the sunny beach events and to the cool and intensive golfing events, Melbourne has it all. There is always something exciting happening in Melbourne so check out the list below for the top sporting events that you can find in Melbourne in 2019!

Boomers V USA Basketball

Ever since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, this is the very first time that Basketball Australia has hosted the USA Basketball Men’s National Team in Australia. The USA Basketball Men’s National team will be facing Australian Boomers in Marvel Stadium as part of the nations’ planned preparations for 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. Fans can expect two great games from the teams as they are likely to field their World Cup players. A great chance to showcase the versatility and project to all why Marvel Stadium continues to be the busiest multi-functionality and adaptable stadium in the hall.

Boxing Day Test

Boxing day is typically the day you unbox your gifts from Christmas, and while you are wondering why this event is named Boxing Day test, it is because Australia and England played their first cricket Test that began on Boxing Day in 1950. And after a 32-year absence, the black caps are set to return to Melbourne Cricket Ground to play Australia. It is a hugely anticipated game not to be missed!

Harlem Globetrotters World Tour

The original Harlem Globetrotters are widely known for their amazing feats on the basketball court, generous act of goodwill, incredible humour and providing endless entertainment for their audiences. Set to thrill Melbourne with their iconic brand of basketball, they aim to bring the biggest and best basketball events to Australia. Holding 17 Guinness World Record Titles, this one-of-a-kind show is unrivalled in the world of family entertainment. Get your ticket today!

Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

The world’s longest running surfing competition is celebrating its 57th anniversary, surfs from all over the world has arrived in Melbourne to pit against some of the world’s best waves as well as for the most sought-after recognition and award among the professional surfers – The Rip Curl Pro Bells. The waves are an open canvas and surfers carves their signature moves into the hearts and minds of the audiences and judges. As the world tour’s second event as well as the longest running championship level contest, this event holds a very unique place in the surfing folklore. Competing in only the best possible surf conditions, all is advised to check the World Surf League social media pages before making their way down to the competition site to avoid disappointment.

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2019

A high speed, intensive and electrifying sport, the premier motorcycle racing championship is not for the faint hearted. The Philips Island race track is a sacred place for the double wheels as top motor grand prix athletes race against gravity doing epic turns against the stunning backdrop. This sport will make you hold your breath with each turn the athletes take.

2019 Presidents Cup

Returning to the prestigious Royal Melbourne Golf Club for the third time, the golf club becomes the one and only international venue that has hosted this acclaimed international event multiple times. Pitting the top players from United Stated and the International Team from across the globe, Tiger Woods will be leading the U.S. team after declaring his interest. Stay tuned for one of the most sensational games on golfing history!

2019 AFL

Australian Football league is in season from March through September. With 18 teams from various states of Australia competing for the championship place, who will emerge as the winner? If there is anything to learn from the AFL games, it is that nothing is impossible and that almost anyone can win the AFL premiership. The fixtures for the games have been announced on AFL website, do catch a game or two to support your favourite local teams!

Spring Racing Carnival

Spring Racing Carnival is an annual event held in Melbourne for Australian Thoroughbred horse racing. Although racing in Australia a daily affair other than Christmas Day, the Group One races are held almost exclusively throughout the carnival. There is also an Autumn Racing Carnival too!

Melbourne Cup Carnival

The Olympics for horses, the Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most famed annual Thoroughbred horse race for horses over 3 years old. It is one of the most anticipated racing event as no other quality race can be on par or replaced to build the anticipation of the race. Held annually on the first Tuesday of November, the Melbourne Cup is also a full day of holiday in

Melbourne. Who can love this day any lesser?

Stoked by the many upcoming world-class sporting events, it is time to plan for your trip to Melbourne! A great city with more than these amazing sporting events, you should contact the bus companies in Melbourne to show you around and get on your schedule to visit all the astounding places in the city. Getting a chartered bus helps you to explore Melbourne fully, maximise your budget and allow you to travel around safely.

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