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01-10 Jan

Peninsula Summer Music Festival

Enjoy inspirational music from some of the country's best musicians among some of the finest backdrops the peninsula has to offer. In its 12th year and held on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.


~01-27 Jan

A Fantabulous Summer Carnival Of Fun

This Summer Holidays get ready to squeal yourselves silly on three new rides at Melbourne's Luna Park!


~01-29 Jan

School Holidays @ Museums Victoria

Visit Melbourne Museum for Christmas windows and Metro Tunnels, make cards with Able and Game at Immigration Museum or go to the Moon and back at Scienceworks!


~01-31 Jan+

Art in the Vines: Sculpture in Motion

Art in the Vines: Sculpture in Motion is an exhibition of kinetic sculpture. This is art made of various mediums but that depends on motion for its effect, making it one of the most challenging forms of artistic expression that an artist can undertake.


06 Jan

Chinese New Year Festival

St Albans holds one of Melbourne's largest Lunar New Year festivals bring in over 60,000 people to the hear of Brimbank. Come along to celebrate the rich, vibrant culture of many Asian countries, enjoy the amazing food and watch spectacular performances.


11 Jan

Portarlington Mussel Festival

The Committee are busy making plans for the 14th Annual Portarlington Mussel Festival and we are mixing things up this year with all new acts, entertainment and food to keep everyone happy.


11 Jan

Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show

Lots of amazing events, displays, rides and performances. It's a huge amount of fun for the whole family! Come to Wonthaggi and share in the excitement.


11 Jan

Lorne Pier to Pub

The world's biggest swim in open water now in it's 40th year. Support the swimmers as they cover 1.2 kilometres from Lorne Pier to the beach in front of the Lorne Hotel.


12 Jan

So Frenchy So Chic

One huge party, an ideal picnic and a Summer's day to remember. Friends, music, food, wine and joie de vivre. Get lost among it all, and find yourself so frenchy, so chic, at Werribee Park.


13 Jan

Chinese New Year Festival

The East meets West Festival welcomes everybody to come along and celebrate Lunar New year in the heart of Footscray. Each year, the festival attracts tens of thousands of locals around Melbourne who love the vibrant, fun atmosphere of Hopkins Street. If you love some music and entertainment, relax to the tunes of our local Vietnamese band, or revel in the excitment of the Lion Dance and Fire Crackers!


19-31 Jan+

Midsumma Festival

Midsumma Festival brings together over three weeks a eclectic mix of artists and performers to celebrate and present queer art and culture.


20 Jan

Chinese New Year Festival

The Victoria Street Lunar New Year Festival is one of the busiest in Melbourne attracting up to 80,000 each year. You are sure to enjoy the food, variety of food stalls and performances throughout into the night. Enjoy the favourites such as the Pho Eating Competition, children activites and Lion Dance!


25-27 Jan

Festival of Sails

An event on water that combines history with tradition; heritage with technology; tactics with teamwork; while music and fine food waft across the ocean from a festival of shore based entertainment. This Festival has attracted the highest calibre of sailing craft and crew, family and friends, attracting over 110,000 visitors.


29-31 Jan+

Barefoot Cinema

The picturesque Rippon Lea Mansion & Gardens will be hosting its first-ever outdoor cinema. Each movie will kick off at 8.30pm, with gates opening at 6pm, so you can have a drink, some eat from the food trucks on site and wander around the gorgeous gardens.


30-31 Jan+

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Join thousands of participants and cycling fans in the spectacular Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast regions for Australia's ultimate weekend of cycling.


What's On Next Month

~01-02 Feb

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Join thousands of participants and cycling fans in the spectacular Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast regions for Australia's ultimate weekend of cycling.


~01-09 Feb

Midsumma Festival

Midsumma Festival brings together over three weeks a eclectic mix of artists and performers to celebrate and present queer art and culture.


~01-16 Feb

Barefoot Cinema

The picturesque Rippon Lea Mansion & Gardens will be hosting its first-ever outdoor cinema. Each movie will kick off at 8.30pm, with gates opening at 6pm, so you can have a drink, some eat from the food trucks on site and wander around the gorgeous gardens.


~01-23 Feb

Art in the Vines: Sculpture in Motion

Art in the Vines: Sculpture in Motion is an exhibition of kinetic sculpture. This is art made of various mediums but that depends on motion for its effect, making it one of the most challenging forms of artistic expression that an artist can undertake.


02-03 Feb

Chinese New Year Festival

The Box Hill Chinese New Year Festival is an bustling, exciting event that celebrates the best of Asian culture. It brings in around 80,000 people every year form all walks of life. The festival showcases a wide range of Asian cuisines, singing and dance performances, and rides for the kids!


03 Feb

Chinese New Year Festival

The Buckingham Avenue shopping precinct will be transformed into a colourful, vibrant space. Many market stalls will be on display together with the amazing entertainment program which will include traditional lion dancing, live music performances and firecrackers.


09 Feb

Chinese New Year Festival

Preston Market together with Preston Central will be delivering a fun filled day to celebrate the Lunar New Year festivites. Enjoy Kung Fu, Sword and Tai Chi Demonstrations. As well as, an array of exciting song and dance performances. Along the way, find a bite to eat or craft to make at the many food and cultural stalls.


09 Feb

St Kilda Festival

The festival is a well-established summer tradition and has been going strong since 1980. Join hundreds of thousands of other as they enjoy this diverse community event. Includes free activities, markets and performers such as Baker Boy. Been running since 1980.


09 Feb

Chinese New Year Festival

The Bendigo Chinese Association is presenting an event to celebrate the Year of the Pig. This year's festivites will feature a wide range of activites for everybody to enjoy. Bendigo welcomes everyone to learn about Asian culture, and enjoy the night with family and friends.


10 Feb

Chinese New Year Festival

China Town will offer its own unique festival theme, performances and food. In the heart of the CBD, Lunar New Year festivites will light up the city throughout the day and night. Come line up along Chinatown to watch the main performance, featuring the amazing Chinese Lion Dance which will be running all through the streets of Chinatown. As well as, many other performances, stalls and things to do in the city.


14-16 Feb

Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival

Tucked amongst undulating green hills by the rambling Tambo river is beautiful Bruthen. Come join us for our annual little big blues bash. There is something for everyone. Markets, free music and buskers in the town gardens, workshops, boogie on down at the pub. There is a variety of free and ticketed events at various venues across town. We would love you to join us.


15 Feb

Ballarat Beer Festival

All the craft beers you could ever desire, brought together for your taste buds to enjoy. Also, get the chance to immerse yourself in the brewing process and discover the fine art of matching your favourite ales with food.


17 Feb

Chinese New Year Festival

The Glen Waverley Chinese New Year Festival is held at Kingsway and is sure to be packed with great food, entertainment and performances for everybody. You are sure to see the famous Lion Dance show, market stalls with amazing food and fun activites for everyone to enjoy.


Future Events

04-14 Mar

Melbourne Fashion Festival

A large cohort of our leading designers showcase their work at Australia's largest fashion event. The event will include industry seminars, live entertainment and beauty workshops.


05-19 Mar

ChillOut Festival

ChillOut, Australia's number one Queer Country Pride festival. Hheld in the gay capital of regional Victoria - Daylesford - in Hepburn Shire.


06-09 Mar

Moomba

Melbourne's most extensive free community festival. Moomba is held on the banks of the Yarra and includes a parade, free music, carnival rides, fantastic family activities, plus a lot more.


12-23 Mar

Melbourne Queer Film Festival

The MQFF is the largest/oldest queer film festival in Australia, screening the best Australian/International queer films.


19-29 Mar

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

A state-wide celebration for food and wine lovers. Explore all things gastronomic, from fresh produce to fine wines.


25-29 Mar

Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

If you love gardens, or are just after some great DIY ideas, this is an event for you. Featuring workshops, competitions and an impressive botanical line-up.


25 Mar-19 Apr

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is more than just a once-a-year festival. With touring shows, national workshop and development programs and comedy competitions, there's always something happening at Comedy HQ!


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