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Ashburton Community Festival 2025
Ashburton Community Festival 2025
High Street Ashburton
Ashburton Community Festival will be happening on Sunday 23rd February 2025! The Festival will run in a closed off High St, Ashburton and will once again feature all your favourite attractions -...

Australian Sake Festival 2024
Australian Sake Festival 2024
Melbourne
Saturday 20th July 2024 + Sunday 21st July 2024 Shed C&D (Peel St) Queen Victoria Market Queen St The Sake Festival presents a fun-packed tasting and cultural event where visitors can taste...

Australian Tap Dance Festival 2025
Australian Tap Dance Festival 2025
Melbourne
An important message to our community: In the spirit of growth and innovation, we are taking a brief pause from the week-long Australian Tap Dance Festival in 2024. Don't worry, the beats won't...

Bacchus Marsh Strawberry & Cherry Festival 2024
Bacchus Marsh Strawberry & Cherry Festival 2024
197 Main Street Bacchus Marsh
The well-loved Bacchus Marsh Strawberry & Cherry festival finally returns on the 15th, 16th and 17th of November, 2024. This festival celebrates the new season of Strawberries & Cherries in the...

Ballarat Winter Festival 2024
Ballarat Winter Festival 2024
Ballarat
The Ballarat Winter Festival is set to dazzle and amaze again this year with an impressive line-up of events. There's something a bit magical about this historic regional town in the dark cold...

Bendigo Easter Festival 2025
Bendigo Easter Festival 2025
Bridge St Bendigo
Friday 18th April 2025 - Monday 21st April 2025 Over the Easter long weekend Bendigo's beautiful Rosalind Park and surrounding streets will be transformed into a vibrant precinct bursting with...

Botanica Spirits & Food Festival 2024
Botanica Spirits & Food Festival 2024
The Timber Yard, 351 Plummer St Port Melbourne
Sat 17 Aug 2024 - Sun 18 Aug 2024 Taste, smell, and learn about the botanicals that are expertly crafted into award winning gins, spirits & products. Join one of the immersive four-hour...

Box Hill Record and Comic Fair
Box Hill Record and Comic Fair
1022 Whitehorse Road Box Hill
Box Hill Record and Comic Fair is Australia's longest running fair of its kind offering 1000's of collectible records rare cards hard to find comics and lots lots more. You'll find Rare Records...

Buninyong Festival 2025
Buninyong Festival 2025
Midland Highway Buninyong
Saturday 25th October 2025 - Sunday 26th October 2025 - TBC The Buninyong Festival is a biennial event featuring in the Springtime in Buninyong weekend. It is is a free community focused...

Castlemaine State Festival 2025
Castlemaine State Festival 2025
Castlemaine
Victoria's Premier Regional Arts Festival 21 March to 6 April (dates TBC). Held in autumn every two years the festival showcases works from the region's finest artists and performing arts...

ChillOut Festival 2025
ChillOut Festival 2025
Daylesford
Thursday 6th March 2025 - Monday 10th March 2025 @ Daylesford ChillOut, Australia's number one Queer Country Pride festival, is held in the gay capital of regional Victoria - Daylesford - in the...

City of Whittlesea Community Festival 2025
City of Whittlesea Community Festival 2025
Ferres Boulevard South Morang
City of Whittlesea Community Festival Sunday 16 March, 11am to 5pm ...

CWA Christmas Cooking Fair 2024
CWA Christmas Cooking Fair 2024
3 Lansell Road, Toorak
Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. CHRISTMAS COOKING FAIR 3 Lansell Road, Toorak Saturday 7th December 2024 Celebrating home baking, using traditional recipes Christmas...

Djerriwarrh Festival 2024
Djerriwarrh Festival 2024
Melton Recreation Reserve Melton
9th November 2024 - To be Confirmed Djerriwarrh Festival brings together thousands of people from all walks of life to enjoy different activities and share and learn from each other. Each...

Drouin Ficifolia Festival 2025
Drouin Ficifolia Festival 2025
Young St, Drouin
2025 is the 37th annual Ficifolia Festival for the township of Drouin. The festival celebrates the flowering gums that line the streets of our beautiful town as well as the vast array of community...

Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival 2024
Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival 2024
Echuca-Moama
The Winter Blues Festival is celebrating its 25th year in 2024 and after last year's smashing return to pre-pandemic attendance levels, the Winter Blues is all set to bring the best blues music from...

Ethnic Festivals in Melbourne
Ethnic Festivals in Melbourne
Melbourne
Melbourne is proudly the ethnic capital of Australia (probably the world) and ex-pats celebrate their national cultures with festivals every year. Just about every nationality is represented...

F@B | Festival@Boyd Southbank
F@B | Festival@Boyd Southbank
Boyd Park, 10/30 Balston Street Southbank
Join us at Festival@Boyd Southbank aka F@B Southbank - where community connections thrive in the heart of Southbank. ​​Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of our multicultural community,...

Festival of Glass 2025 | Glass Expo
Festival of Glass 2025 | Glass Expo
40 Collins St Drysdale
Saturday 15th February 2025 - Sunday 16th February 2025 The annual Festival of Glass adds a shimmer to summer in the north Bellarine, with Festival favourites and fresh features. Admire...

Festival of Sails 2025
Festival of Sails 2025
Royal Geelong Yacht Club Geelong
Friday 24th January 2025 - Sunday 26th January 2025 The Festival of Sails is the largest annual keel boat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere with over 300 yacht entries and 3000 competitors...

Gippsland Antiques and Collectables Fair 2024
Gippsland Antiques and Collectables Fair 2024
Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium, Catterick Crescent Traralgon
27th Gippsland VintageRetro and Collectables Fair 2024 This event is now in its 27th year and has grown into a major event in Gippsland with a huge range of vintage retro antique and collectable...

Glenferrie Festival 2025
Glenferrie Festival 2025
Glenferrie Road Hawthorn
The annual community event - Glenferrie Festival is back on Sunday 2nd March 2025 Held outside on Glenferrie Road between Barkers Road and Burwood Road from 11am - 5pm. It'll be a great day...

Grampians Grape Escape 2025 | Wine Food & Music Festival
Grampians Grape Escape 2025 | Wine Food & Music Festival
Halls Gap Recreation Reserve, Grampians Road Halls Gap
Friday 2nd May 2025 - Sunday 4th May 2025* @ Grampians National Park - Halls Gap Nestled in the spectacular Grampians National Park, traditionally known as Gariwerd, Grampians Grape Escape is a...

Heathcote Wine & Food Festival 2024
Heathcote Wine & Food Festival 2024
Chauncey St Heathcote
Saturday 5th October 2024 - Sunday 6th October 2024 @ Heathcote Showgrounds Heathcote's annual Taste Sensation A genuine country festival at the showgrounds in the quaint village of...

Herring Island Summer Arts Festival 2025
Herring Island Summer Arts Festival 2025
Alexandra Ave South Yarra
Weekends: Saturday 18th January 2025 - Monday 21st April 2025 - TBC Gallery Open 11:30am to 4:30pm Weekends Australia Day Labour Day Good Friday and the Monday after Easter Proudly supported by...

Hooked on Portland Festival 2025
Hooked on Portland Festival 2025
Portland Foreshore, Lee Breakwater Road, Portland
Saturday 25th January 2025 @ Portland Foreshore Dive into the magic at Hooked on Portland an annual Seafood and Fishing Festival that casts its spell on the last weekend of January! Nestled...

Hurstbridge Wattle Festival 2024
Hurstbridge Wattle Festival 2024
Main Road Hurstbridge
Join us on Sunday 25th August 2024, 10am - 4pm, for a day of fun. Market stalls, kids rides, camels, live music and of course the Steam Train will be there too. The Hurstbridge Wattle Festival...

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2024
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2024
Melbourne
15TH EDITION OF INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF MELBOURNE 15 - 25 August 2024 The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne returns for its 15th edition in 2024 as Australia's biggest celebration of Indian...

Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2025
Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2025
Kalorama Memorial Reserve, Corner Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd and Grange Road Kalorama
Sunday 4th May 2025* @ Kalorama Memorial Reserve Come and join us for day of family fun on the mountain. Savour the abundant chestnuts gourmet food Chai tea coffee and mulled wine. The...

Kryal Castle: Frozen Kingdom
Kryal Castle: Frozen Kingdom
121 Forbes Rd Leigh Creek
Saturday 22nd June 2024 - Sunday 21st July 2024 @ Kryal Castle For twenty-five years the Kingdom of Kryal has endured an endless winter under the cruel Snow Queen Neva. Now brave knights are...

Lunar New Year Festivals 2025
Lunar New Year Festivals 2025
Melbourne
January - February 2025 | Saturday 29th January 2025 is New Year's Day Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with loads of Lunar New Year festivities happening all over the city. Head to the...

Macedon Ranges Autumn Festival 2025
Macedon Ranges Autumn Festival 2025
Woodend Visitor Information Centre, High Street, Woodend
Nine villages, one festival. Unearth autumn in the Macedon Ranges every April. Enjoy a month-long program of vibrant farmers markets, curated trails and itineraries, open gardens, foodie...

Main Street Mornington Festival 2024
Main Street Mornington Festival 2024
Main Street Mornington
Sunday 20th October 2024 Main Street Festival will be celebrating its 26th year. The Festival will continue to showcase the cultural lifestyle that its proud peninsula residents enjoy on a...

Maldon Easter Fair 2025
Maldon Easter Fair 2025
Corner Main and High Street Maldon
Thursday 17th April 2025 - Monday 21st April 2025 148th Maldon Easter Fair 2025 All the fun of the fair as Maldon's Easter tradition continues The Maldon Easter Fair is one of the...

Melbourne Cabaret Festival
Melbourne Cabaret Festival
St Kilda
Since 2009 the Melbourne Cabaret Festival has presented a two-week festival of the cabaret genre (aside from a couple of Covid-interrupted years). Each year we welcomed thousands of audience members...

Melbourne Cup Steamfest 2024 | Kerrisdale Railway
Melbourne Cup Steamfest 2024 | Kerrisdale Railway
7523 Goulburn Valley Highway Kerrisdale
Sunday 3rd November 2024 Kerrisdale Railway Trains run hourly at 11 12 1 2 & 3 pm followed by a demonstration of all the steam engines and the visiting engines. Kerrisdale Mountain Railway...

Melbourne Day Celebrations 2024
Melbourne Day Celebrations 2024
Melbourne
Join the celebrations on Melbourne Day, 30 August to cheer your city and help hoist the Melbourne and Aboriginal flags atop the 20m flagpole at Enterprize Park. Cheer Melbourne's 188th birthday...

Melbourne Elvis Festival 2024
Melbourne Elvis Festival 2024
St Kilda
Friday 2nd August 2024 - Sunday 4th August 2024 @ National Theatre - St Kilda Official Tickets: ticketek.com.au Get ready to shake, rattle as the 2024 Melbourne Elvis Festival takes centre...

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2024
Melbourne Fringe Festival 2024
Melbourne
Tuesday 1st October 2024 - Sunday 20th October 2024 3 massive weeks of comedy, cabaret, theatre and more! Melbourne Fringe lives and breathes the independent arts in one of Australia's most...

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2024
Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2024
Melbourne
October 2024 happening at multiple Venues The Melbourne International Jazz Festival will return to the stage in late October 2024! 450+ artists 100+ events and performances 10 days of...

Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival
Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival
Melbourne
The last Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival was in 2013. The Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival featured some of Australia's most celebrated improvisers in an inspiring ten days and nights of creative...

Melbourne Walking Festival
Melbourne Walking Festival
Melbourne
We always get excited when we think we have found a new festival in Melbourne and delighted when we found Melbourne Walking Festival. Before you read on, this Melbourne Walking Festival was held...

Moama Lights Festival 2024
Moama Lights Festival 2024
Horseshoe Lagoon Moama
Moama Lights | Lighting up the Murray Enchanted Nights: A Celebration of Light An immersive experience not to be missed, Murray River Council's award-winning Moama Lights will once again...

Moomba Carnival 2025
Moomba Carnival 2025
Melbourne
With rides to suit both the big and little kids and enough hot dogs to feed an army, Moomba's Carnival has something for every type of thrill-seeker. Daredevils can get their kicks out of Moomba's...

Moomba Festival 2025
Moomba Festival 2025
Melbourne
Moomba will burst to life this Labour Day Weekend (6-10 March) with FREE events for all ages along the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River. Moomba is Australia's largest free community festival with...

Moomba Parade 2025
Moomba Parade 2025
Birdwood Avenue Melbourne
Experience the spectacularly colourful Moomba Parade on Monday 10th March, 2025. The parade features dance troupes and community groups as well as the larger-than-life floats, which were...

Now Or Never Festival 2024
Now Or Never Festival 2024
Carlton
Now or Never returns 22 - 31 August, 2024. Our second edition leads with an invitation to Look Through the Image. To see beyond and question what's in front of us. Delve deeper. What else is...

Pako Festa 2025
Pako Festa 2025
Pakington Street Geelong
Saturday 22nd February 2025 Cultura Pako Festa Pakington Street Geelong West VICTORIA'S LARGEST FREE CELEBRATION OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EVENT Pako Festa is Victoria's...

Palm Tree Music Festival | Melbourne
Palm Tree Music Festival | Melbourne
Melbourne
Palm Tree Crew & TEG Live Present Palm Tree Music Festival Sunday 08 December 2024 Sidney Myer Music Bowl Sunsets good vibes and epic beats. Palm Tree Music Festival returns in 2024 to...

Portarlington Mussel Festival 2025
Portarlington Mussel Festival 2025
Newcombe St Portarlington
The Portarlington Mussel Festival is held in the picturesque village of Portarlington on the Bellarine Peninsula. The 17th annual Portarlington Mussel Festival is on Saturday 11th January...

Pyramid Rock Festival
Pyramid Rock Festival
Lot 41, Pyramid Rock Rd, Phillip Island
2013 Pyramid Rock Festival Cancelled Inversion Productions, the promoter of the Pyramid Rock Festival has regretfully advised they will not be proceeding with the event in 2013. First held in...

Roam Rutherglen Winery Walkabout 2025
Roam Rutherglen Winery Walkabout 2025
Rutherglen
Saturday 7th June to Monday 9th June 2025 King's Birthday | Long Weekend Roam Rutherglen, it's the place on every wine lover's lips. The Winemakers of Rutherglen are now emerging as...

Rutherglen Rotary Country Fair 2025
Rutherglen Rotary Country Fair 2025
Main Street, Rutherglen
The Rutherglen Country Fair is one of the largest regional markets in Victoria held on King's Birthday Sunday, part of the popular Winery Walkabout. Come along and grab a bargain from over 200...

Sandford Bush Music Festival 2025
Sandford Bush Music Festival 2025
Sandford Recreation Reserve Sandford
Friday 7th March 2025 - Monday 10th March 2025 (Labour Day Weekend) Bush Ballads - Folk - Gospel - Celtic - Reggae - Bluegrass - Aussie Country . . . . . and (wait for it) A Big Rockabilly...

Scottish Festival 2024 @ Overnewton Castle
Scottish Festival 2024 @ Overnewton Castle
Overnewton Castle, 51 Overnewton Rd Keilor
Sunday 24th November 2024 Overnewton Castle - Keilor Spend a lovely Sunday soaking up the vibrant atmosphere and sampling the very best Scottish products, food and drinks at Overnewton...

Somerville Family Day 2025
Somerville Family Day 2025
Fruit Growers Reserve Somerville
Monday 10th March 2025 - TBC A fun, jammed pack Family Day to raise money to put back into our Somerville Community and showcase our beautiful part of the Mornington Peninsula. Put on by...

Sovereign Hill's Winter Wonderlights 2024
Sovereign Hill's Winter Wonderlights 2024
Sovereign Hill Bradshaw Street Ballarat
28th June 2024 - 21st July 2024 @ Sovereign Hill Share in the wonder! By day Sovereign Hill delights but when the sun goes down thats when it really shines. Throughout the day visitors can...

St Kilda Festival 2025
St Kilda Festival 2025
The Esplanade St Kilda
St Kilda Festival returns Saturday 15th February 2025 - Sunday 16th February 2025 Two days of incredible live music and summer fun Join Australia's most-beloved free celebration of summer and...

Strawberry Fields Festival 2024
Strawberry Fields Festival 2024
Tocumwal
Friday 15th November 2024 - Sunday 17th November 2024 Tocumwal - New South Wales The smiles, the sunsets, the sky and the clouds. The strangers, the friends - both newfound and old. That...

SunFest 2025 | Sunbury Community Festival
SunFest 2025 | Sunbury Community Festival
Corner Oshanassy Street and Brook Street Sunbury
Saturday 15th March 2025 + Sunday 16th March 2025 Sunbury Village Green SunFest will return in 2024 bigger and better than ever! With thousands of people attending SunFest each year, we...

The Aireys Fair 2024
The Aireys Fair 2024
Anderson Street Aireys Inlet
Aireys Inlet School Fair : Saturday 2 November 9am-3pm (Aireys Fair) The annual Aireys Fair showcases the best Aireys Inlet has on offer while raising valuable funds for the local Aireys Inlet...

The Dusk Till Dawn - Melbourne Program
The Dusk Till Dawn - Melbourne Program
Melbourne
Stay out late from sunset to sunrise at some of these exciting future events. We've got a pretty good nightlife here in Melbourne, but it's about to get even better thanks to the Dusk till Dawn...

Werribee Craft Festival 2024
Werribee Craft Festival 2024
80 Derrimut Road Hoppers Crossing
Friday 8th November 2024 + Saturday 9th November 2024 @ Encore Events Centre - Hoppers Crossing Werribee's 44th annual Craft Festival We look forward to seeing you all at the festival in 2024...

Whittlesea Country Music Festival 2025
Whittlesea Country Music Festival 2025
Church Street Whittlesea
Saturday 8th February 2025 The Whittlesea Country Music Festival offers a free day of fun and celebration for the whole family. The Whittlesea 'Country' Music festival has been going for over...

Wonder Children's Festival 2024
Wonder Children's Festival 2024
Geelong
12th - 26th September 2024 @ Geelong Arts Centre WONDROUS | JOYFUL | IMMERSIVE Experience wonder joy and boundless curiosity with Geelong Arts Centre's Wonder Children's Festival! After a...

Woodend Winter Arts Festival 2025
Woodend Winter Arts Festival 2025
Woodend
Woodend Winter Arts Festival 6th - 9th JUNE King's Birthday Weekend 2025 For nearly 2 decades the Woodend Winter Arts Festival has brought together acclaimed Australian and international talent...

Yarra Valley Autumn Plant Fair & Garden Expo 2024
Yarra Valley Autumn Plant Fair & Garden Expo 2024
125 Quayle Road Wandin
Saturday 9th November 2024 + Sunday 10th November 2024 @ Wandin Two day plant fair focusing on a wide variety of plants showing off classic autumn flowers and foliage. Top growers from the Yarra...

Yarragon Studio Festival 2024
Yarragon Studio Festival 2024
St Jarlaths Catholic Church, 30 Campbell St Yarragon
Yarragon Studio Festival returns this winter with a Winter Feast of music and food Yarragon Winter Feast celebrates the arts through a series of seasonal events bringing together top-tier artists...



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