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What's On This Month

~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.


5 Feb

RAW Comedy Heat

Join Dave Thornton and Geraldine Hickey on the search for Australia's next big thing in comedy.


9-12 Feb

Rockabilly Festival

The Ballarat Beat is a street party celebrating all things Rockabilly including the music, the fashion, the cars, the dancing and the fun!


10-11 Feb

Whittlesea Country Music Festival

Considered to be Victoria's premier country music event and has been running for over 15 years. The Festival kicks off on the Friday afternoon.


12 Feb

St Kilda Festival

A celebration with music performances, workshops, exhibitions, theatre, poetry, outdoor cinema, children's entertainment and more.


16-28 Feb*

Transitions Film Festival

A line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.


18 Feb

Great Australian Beer Festival

The Great Australian Beer Festival celebrates its 5th anniversary with its return to the Geelong Racecourse as a celebration of mostly local and state-wide breweries. Today the festival attracts over 5000 beer lovers and has brewers attending from all over the country.


18 Feb

Meeniyan Garlic Festival

The people of Meeniyan invite you to come taste the magical flavours of food inspired by fresh Australian garlic to learn about the 300 varieties, what to plant, where and when to plant. Make your own garlic plait and learn from the experts at the Garlic Institute.


18 Feb

Gasworks Farmers Market

Deep coloured, ripe and delicious fruit and vegetables, aromatic hand-made cakes and jams, free range eggs and freshly cut flowers are only a few of the sumptuous goods you'll find at our monthly Gasworks Arts Park Farmers Markets. 8:30am - 1:00pm.


19 Feb

Cupid's Undie Run

Cupid's Undie Run is a 1.5k (ish) run in your bedroom-best on Valentine's weekend. No, we're not crazy, we're just crazy serious about raising money for the Children's Tumour Foundation of Australia.


22-27 Feb

Victorian Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow

Featuring hundreds of exhibitors displaying the latest Caravan models and products. Talk to experts about guided and self-drive tours.


24-26 Feb

The Gellibrand River Blues & Blueberry Festival

Featuring a range of Australian Blues Bands, a produce market on the Sunday and local food and wine.


24-26 Feb

Grampians Music Festival

The inaugural Grampians Music Festival is going to be something special. Set amongst the beautiful Grampians mountains in Halls Gap, the event features a packed line-up of great up and coming bands including Saskwatch, Tigertown, Felix Riebl (of the Cat Empire) and the award winning, Alex Lahey. With a vision to always remain small and intimate, the three day festival promises a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere for the whole family, with kids under 12 free.


25-26 Feb

Eltham Jazz Food & Wine Festival

A weekend of great jazz and blues music, local food and wine in the heart of Eltham and best of all - it's free!


25-26 Feb

Greek Festival

The Lonsdale St Greek Festival is Melbourne biggest Greek street party, bringing a weekend of Greek culture, food and entertainment to the city's historic Greek Precinct.


26 Feb

We Can Walk It Out 2017

Run or walk 4km or run 8km around the iconic Tan Track and help raise vital funds for gynaecological (primarily ovarian) cancer research.


What's On Next Month

~1-3 Mar

Transitions Film Festival

A line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.


3-4 Mar

Melbourne Women in Film Festival

MWFF launches with a mini-retrospective of the 1975 International Women's Film Festival.


3-5 Mar

Australian International Airshow

The Airshow, held at Avalon, will feature a vast array of the latest military heavy metal from Australia and overseas including super sonic jet fighters and attack helicopters.


4 Mar

Bayles Music Festival

The 2nd Bayles Music Festival supports the local community and provides the opportunity for local bands and musical artists to perform and community groups to be involved.


4 Mar

Seddon Festival

Family activities, food & drink & music including Topcat, Brittany Leo and performances from the Yarraville Dance Studio amoung other events including, the Great Waiters Race and a Dog Show.


5-19 Mar

Brunswick Music Festival

Celebrating its 28th year the Festival and is deemed to be Australia's only inner city festival of folk roots and world music.


8-30 Mar

French Film Festival

In its 27th season, the Artistic Director has selected a tantalising line-up of more than 45 films from which to choose. This is your chance to indulge in the latest French comedies, dramas and thrillers.


10-15 Mar

Inverloch Jazz Festival

Celebrating its 24th year of raising funds for community organisations. With generous sponsors, musicians, and volunteers, it will once again bring the best in entertainment from a great variety of Jazz Bands.


12 Mar

Wyndham Holi (Festival Of Colors)

Event is to spread the message of peace and harmony, celebrate through the vibrant colors of the festival and present an exquisite picture of multicultural Australia.


17 Mar

St Patrick's Day Melbourne

Melbourne's biggest, best and most authentic St Patrick's Day celebration. Open for Breakfast from 8am, pre bookings essential.


18 Mar

Dromkeen Literary Festival

Where children's authors and illustrators bring the favourite stories of children of all ages to life. Where: Dromkeen Homestead, Riddells Creek.


18 Mar

Twilight Sounds

Twilight Sounds is Banyule's flagship music event - a fantastic evening of local and popular Australian musicians playing in the relaxing natural environment of Sills Bend in Heidelberg.


23-26 Mar

Horsham Country Music Festival

This 10th Festival featuring a great range of Australian country artists and will be held at a number of venues throughout Horsham.


25 Mar

Come Together Music & Arts Festival

The Come Together Music and Arts Festival celebrates fantastic world music and is a fun day out for the whole family.


25 Mar

CERES Harvest Festival

CERES Harvest Festival offers a range of entertainment with live music, performances, free workshops, animal displays, cake baking competition and kids activities.


29 Mar-3 Apr

Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

For the 22nd year, Melbourne will play host to the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show at the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens.


30 Mar-1 Apr

Melbourne Internation Coffee Expo

The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) is a celebration of all things coffee at the Melbourne Showgrounds.


30-31 Mar*

Lawrence Mooney Live
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A-List Entertainment is delighted to be presenting Three time Barry Award nominee, Lawrence Mooney, who is a must-see at this year's festival with a hilarious show, “Like Literally” which weaves in anecdotes and cautionary tales into a patchwork that is him, like literally.


31 Mar-9 Apr

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival promotes quality produce, talent and the lifestyle of Victoria and to showcase Melbourne as the food and wine capital of Australia.


30 Mar*

Jimeoin Live At Melbourne International Comedy Festival!

A-List Entertainment is delighted to be presenting a hilarious line-up of talent at this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival, which is set to take over Australia's comedy capital. Internationally renowned, Jimeoin, is bringing his brand new show “RENONSENSE MAN!” to this year's comedy festival. With the best eyebrows in the business, its easy to see why this man is one of the world's best stand-up comedians.


Future Events

1 Apr

The Peninsula Picnic

The most extensive food, wine and music gathering ever created on the Mornington Peninsula, showcasing the very best local chefs, resident restaurants and vineyards.


~1-23 Apr

Lawrence Mooney Live
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A-List Entertainment is delighted to be presenting Three time Barry Award nominee, Lawrence Mooney, who is a must-see at this year's festival with a hilarious show, “Like Literally” which weaves in anecdotes and cautionary tales into a patchwork that is him, like literally.


~1-27 Apr

Jimeoin Live At Melbourne International Comedy Festival!

A-List Entertainment is delighted to be presenting a hilarious line-up of talent at this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival, which is set to take over Australia's comedy capital. Internationally renowned, Jimeoin, is bringing his brand new show “RENONSENSE MAN!” to this year's comedy festival. With the best eyebrows in the business, its easy to see why this man is one of the world's best stand-up comedians.


21-23 Apr

Troy Kinne Live at Melbourne International Comedy Festival!

Nominated for the “Most Outstanding Newcomer” Logie Award, Troy Kinne's popularity continues to soar with his relevant online videos being constantly shared all over the world. Troy's show “#NO Filter” is a summary of his everyday observations making him one of the most relatable comedians today.


22 Apr

The Swisse Color Run

The Happiest 5km on the Planet. The Swisse Colour Run is coming back to Melbourne at night.


5 May

Dog Lovers Show

The Dog Lovers Show encapsulates the friendship and unconditional love that we share with man's (women's and kids!) best friend and a world first-event.


19-21 May

GABS 2017

This annual Festival brings even more unique craft beers, gourmet beer-battered delicacies and refreshing ciders to satisfy every connoisseur's palette. GABS 2017 will feature around 400 beers from 150 breweries from across the globe filling out a giant beer hall, in which participants can sample a selection of beers and ciders from a wooden paddle.


20-21 May

Great Ocean Road Running Festival

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival attracts thousands of participants seeking to conquer one of the most stunning and unique marathons in the world. Formerly the Great Ocean Road Marathon, the two day festival of running across Lorne and Apollo Bay has grown to allow runners of all ages and abilities to participate in events ranging from the 1.5km Kid's Gallop all the way up to the 60km Ultra Marathon.


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