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1-31 Dec*

Lustre: Pearling & Australia

Lustre traces pearling across the north of Australia, from Shark Bay to the Torres Strait Islands, weaving together 20,000 years of Australia's pearling heritage.


3 Dec

Daylesford Highland Gathering

True blue, dinky die Scottish drumming, piping and dancing. Includes a spectacular performance by massed bands. A march down Main Street and a gathering at Victoria Park Daylesford.


3-4 Dec

Fair@Square Ethical Lifestyle Festival

An annual festival held at the Federation Square, to promote ethical consumption and purchases in the lead up to Christmas. There will be activities for the whole family, including live cooking demonstrations, fashion shows and creative displays. This year's theme will be 'Good for People, Places and the Planet'.


3-4 Dec

The Art of Banksy Melbourne

The Art of Banksy Melbourne Presents It's First Summer Weekend Session! The good weather is finally here, so grab your mates this weekend and head to The Art Of Banksy Exhibition Site for nothing but great Vibes! The Weekend Session will channel the ultimate summer vibes and include: FREE ENTRY into the Railyard beer garden and Circle Bar, DJs & Dumpling Food Truck on site all day.


4 Dec

All the Nations Rejoice

Early Arts Guild's annual Christmas pageant with Early Music Consort of Melbourne and Rippon Lea Renaissance Dancers.


10 Dec

Christmas at Central Park

A Christmas celebration for the whole family, with craft activities and unique performances for the kids until 7pm, including face painting, roving performers, and a special slapstick circus performance by Trash Test Dummies. Carols follow at 7.30pm.


16 Dec

Manningham Carols by Candlelight

Traditional carols, entertainment and family festival with free children's activities. From 6pm to 10pm, Ruffey Lake Park, Doncaster.


18 Dec

Carols at Como Park

Comedian Frank Woodley hosts Melbourne's best-loved free carols concert. Comedian Colin 'Lano' Lane hosts Melbourne's best-loved free carols concert, featuring a stellar cast of performers including Michael Cormick (The Phantom of the Opera), Amanda Harrison (Wicked), Fem Belling (The Voice; The Boy from Oz) and Luigi Lucente (Jersey Boys). Bring along a picnic and celebrate Christmas under the stars with a spectacular riverside fireworks display.


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.


What's On Next Month

1-22 Jan

Lustre: Pearling & Australia

Lustre traces pearling across the north of Australia, from Shark Bay to the Torres Strait Islands, weaving together 20,000 years of Australia's pearling heritage.


5 Jan

The Power to Be Happy

Join international teacher and Buddhist monk, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, for an inspiring and insightful talk on how to gain the power to be truly happy. Start the year with peace and positive thinking at this special event, making joy and happiness your reality for 2017. Everyone welcome.


14 Jan

Portarlington Mussel Festival

We are busy making plans for the 11th Annual Portarlington Mussel Festival and we are mixing things up this year with all new acts, entertainment and food to keep everyone happy.


14-15 Jan

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 or take advantage of your time at the waterfront and visit the annual Sand Sculpting Exhibition.


14-15 Jan

Brickvention 2017

Brickvention is a volunteer-run, Australian-based convention and public display for LEGO® fans. It is a two-day event that brings together LEGO fans of all ages from all over Australia to view original and unusual creations built by Australian modelers and collectors


20-31 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.


21 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.


27-29 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. In 2017, the 174km Elite Men's Race on Sunday January 29 joins the coveted UCI WorldTour calendar.


Future Events

1-4 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.


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