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01,08,15,22&29 Nov

Eastland Moonlit Markets

Moonlit Markets will be filled with stalls from local designers, artisans and creators - perfect for personalised Christmas shopping. Free event for all ages.


~01-04 Nov

Spooktober Halloween Festival

If you're a Halloween loving family or you want to feel like you're in a real-life horror movie, get down to Melbourne's biggest and spookiest 5-day Halloween Festival, Spooktober.


~01-04 Nov

Palestinian Film Festival

The Palestinian Film Festival is back to shine light on Palestinian perspectives from around the world.


~01-14 Nov

British Film Festival

In its 6th year, the British Film Festival will present a range of top notch British films at various Palace Cinemas across Melbourne over three weeks.


~01-18 Nov

2018 Archibald Prize

The Geelong Gallery is delighted to be the exclusive Victorian venue for the 2018 Archibald Prize.


02-04 Nov

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues

Head to Victoria's high country and enjoy live music from some of the world's best jazz and blues artists and discover the rich experiences offered by the region.


02-05 Nov

Maldon Folk Festival

The Festival, in its 45th year, will be held in beautiful country Victoria. Enjoy numerous acts across multiple stages running over 3 days in this historic heritage town. The music will take your heart to the hills and your feet to the beat, and you'll make friends.


02-06 Nov

Mansfield Spring Arts Festival

A Festival showcasing art, sculpture, glass, literature and more, held at various venues.


03-04 Nov

Oakleigh Glendi

The Glendi is a celebration of cultural diversity with an emphasis on Greek culture through music, performance and food.


03-06 Nov

Camp Samatou

Four days of drum, dance, yoga, singing workshops and performances for our African Drum & Dance Retreat. Just one hour from Melbourne. Camp also provides comfortable accommodation, delicious meals and kid's program.


04 Nov

Diwali Family Day

To celebrate the annual Hindu festival that celebrates good fortune, family and friendships, Dandenong Market is hosting a free family fun day.


09-11 Nov

Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival

Australasia's premier bluegrass and American old time music festival is held at Harrietville, a picturesque village located in the beautiful Ovens valley at the foot of Mt Hotham, with bands from the USA and the best of Australia and New Zealand's bluegrass and old time acts.


09-18 Nov

Russian Resurrection Film Festival

The Russian Resurrection Film Festival in Australia and New Zealand is celebrating its 15-Year Anniversary! This year they have selected 16 new films for the program. The legendary Konstantin Khabenskiy returns to our screens in two features: the exhilarating sexy-thriller Selfie and Sobibor, a powerful WWII film about the only successful breakout from a concentration camp, which he also directed.


10 Nov

Stop Worrying Start Living

Worry and stress are an increasingly common problem for people Buddha explained the causes of worry and how to overcome them through positive ways of thinking.


10-11 Nov

Rotary Eltham Festival

Attractions include music, community displays, sporting try-outs, free rides for kids, arts/craft stalls, food, wine and more. Fireworks Saturday evening.


11 Nov

Dogapalooza 2018

A not for profit dog friendly music festival that features great food and amazing music/artists. Held at Burnley Park, Richmond.


16-18 Nov

Healesville Music Festival

The 9th Healesville Music Festival is a family friendly event held in the beautiful township of Healesville, nestled just 70 kms from Melbourne in the world famous Yarra Valley. The festival, which is now in its 8th year.


17-23 Nov

The Renunciate

Buddha revealed a different path, the path to deep mental peace. The gateway is renunciation - the wish to be free from every trace of suffering and dissatisfaction.


18 Nov

Malahang Community Festival

Malahang Community Festival is a Free and family-friendly event celebrating your local community. It's a safe, fun and exciting day for the whole family with live music, games, competitions, craft stalls, food and plenty of fun for the kids.


22-25 Nov

Monster Fest

Australia's premier genre film festival, MONSTER FEST returns for its 8th year at Melbourne's Cinema Nova with a mix of World, Australian & Victorian Premieres!


23-25 Nov

Moto Expo Melbourne

Moto Expo, the bi-annual mecca of all things motorcycles returns to Melbourne Showgrounds with a host of new features.


23-25 Nov

Queenscliff Music Festival

Courtney Barnett will headline this year's festival where the late Indigenous Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu will be honoured with a special live performance of his final album Djarimirri, brought to life by a sixteen-piece orchestra from the Australian National Academy of Music, as well as special vocalists and performers.


24 Nov

BeerFest Australia

We are thrilled to announce our much loved music, comedy and craft brew line-up is heading to Moonee Valley Racetrack! Over 300 unique, exotic and small batch craft beers, ciders, cocktails and wines, hand crafted and perfectly complemented by Melbourne's most decadent local street food.


25 Nov

The Color Run

Meet at the start line: we'll take care of the rest. The Color Run is bringing a 5k paradise straight to your city with a sweet Tropicolor Zone on course, all-new Rainbow Beach at the Finish Festival, and a fresh island-style participant kit.


30 Nov+

Cake Bake & Sweets Show

The greatest baking, dessert and entertaining show on earth. The ultimate weekend destination for foodies, home bakers and cake decorators. Packed full of tasty baked goods and sweets, tools and equipment, hundreds of inspiring demonstrations and interactive classes; it's a great day out with family and friends!


30 Nov+

Festival Français de Melbourne

Experience a taste of France in this the 10th whimsical French Village market at Como House and Gardens. There's beautiful food and wine, live music and daily activities.


30 Nov+

Australian Tattoo Expo

Your chance to find out all about body art from the best in the business and all under the one roof at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.


What's On Next Month

1 Dec

Carols By The Bay

Sing along to Christmas hymns being performed by some of our region's talented artists as well as some notable Australian performers.


~01-02 Dec

Australian Tattoo Expo

Your chance to find out all about body art from the best in the business and all under the one roof at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.


1-2 Dec

East Gippsland Adventure Challenge

An exciting weekend of racing that has something for everyone. The Challenge offers three races for all the adventure lovers.


~01-02 Dec

Cake Bake & Sweets Show

The greatest baking, dessert and entertaining show on earth. The ultimate weekend destination for foodies, home bakers and cake decorators. Packed full of tasty baked goods and sweets, tools and equipment, hundreds of inspiring demonstrations and interactive classes; it's a great day out with family and friends!


~01-02 Dec

Festival Français de Melbourne

Experience a taste of France in this the 10th whimsical French Village market at Como House and Gardens. There's beautiful food and wine, live music and daily activities.


06,13&20 Dec

Eastland Moonlit Markets

Moonlit Markets will be filled with stalls from local designers, artisans and creators - perfect for personalised Christmas shopping. Free event for all ages.


07-08 Dec

Kandy Carnival

Step right up, Step right up, because the Freqshow is back, for its last hoorah!


07-09 Dec

Meredith Music Festival

The Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, The One and Only Stage, the rolling hills and bushy corners. Three days and two nights of All Sorts of Nonsense.


09 Dec

Christmas at Central Park

A Christmas celebration for the whole family, with craft activities and unique performances for the kids between 5:30pm to 7:30pm with the Carol's Concert from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.


15 Dec

Sync

With live music from Tones & I and Poppy Rose, virtual reality, awesome science and late night treats, Sync will be a teens' night out like no other.


16 Dec

Carols at Como Park

Carols at Como Park is one of Melbourne's much-loved Carols. Featuring a line up of top performers, visitors bring along a picnic and celebrate Christmas under the stars with a spectacular riverside fire-works display to conclude the night.


24 Dec

Carols By Candlelight

Be entertained in the open air and the Sydney Myer Music Bowl by a host of singers, performers, dancers and musicians and they can join in and sing along to a program of well known Christmas Carols.


26 Dec

Boxing Day Races

Marking the end of a jam-packed year of racing, Sportingbet Park is expected to play host to thousands of race-goers, friends and families as festivities continue against the backdrop of racing and cricket activities.


Future Events

01-13 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.


12 Jan

Portarlington Mussel Festival

The Committee are busy making plans for the 13th Annual Portarlington Mussel Festival and we are mixing things up this year with all new acts, entertainment and food to keep everyone happy.


12 Jan

Lorne Pier to Pub

The world's biggest swim in open water now in it's 39th year. Support the swimmers as they cover 1.2 kilometres from Lorne Pier to the beach in front of the Lorne Hotel.


14 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.


19 Jan

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.


19 Jan-3 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.


16-17 Feb

Frankston Waterfront Festival

Enjoy live music all weekend, participate in a huge number of free interactive activities and indulge in great food, wine, beer and cider while you dance the weekend away in the sunshine. Check out the market stalls showcasing locally and handmade products, experience a thrill with rides and amusements for all ages.


24-27 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.


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