Festivals | Fairs
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Sandown Tet Lunar New Year Festival 2019
⊜ Ladbrokes Park | Sandown - 591-659 Princes Hwy Springvale
➲ When: 26th of January 2019 To 27th of January 2019Melbourne's biggest and longest-running Lunar New Years celebration - the Tet Festival, is back again at Sandown Racecourse. Over two days across Australia Day weekend, welcome in the Year of the ..
All Events Victoria
All Events Victoria organise and stage hobby, collectable and memorabilia events at Malvern Town Hall, Box Hill Town Hall, Springvale Town Hall and Peninsula Community Theatre Mornington Since 1993 ..
Ashburton Community Festival 2019
⊜ High Street, Ashburton
➲ When: 24th of February 2019Ashburton's Free Community Festival returns Sunday, February 24 2019. Ashburton Village is proud to present our 2019 Community Festival! This is a fabulous FREE event which takes place in our V ..
Australia Day Festival 2019 | Greater Dandenong
⊜ Pultney Street Dandenong
➲ When: 26th of January 2019Australia Day is a significant celebration for the Greater Dandenong community with over 11,000 local residents expected to enjoy the festival with family, neighbours and friends. Australia Day pre ..
Australia Day Festival 2019 | RACV - Kings Domain Gardens
⊜ Kings Domain Melbourne
➲ When: 26th of January 2019RACV AUSTRALIA DAY FESTIVAL IN KINGS DOMAIN GARDENS Saturday 26 January 2019, 11.00am-4.00pm Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne The RACV Australia Day Festival at Kings Domain Gardens is part of ..
Bacchus Marsh Harvest Festival 2019
⊜ Bacchus Marsh Road Bacchus Marsh
➲ When: 10th of March 2019A celebration of the fruit a vegetable harvest in Bacchus Marsh. A fun family day with fruit picking, market, food vendors and lots more The Bacchus Marsh Harvest Festival is an annual celebration ..
Bacchus Marsh Strawberries & Cherries Weekend 2019
⊜ Bacchus Marsh
➲ When: 15th of November 2019 To 17th of November 2019A FREE fabulous fun foodie event for the whole family. The event encompasses the farm stalls in the Avenue of Honour, The Village Green and the main shopping precinct. The annual Strawberries & ..
Balit Narrun Festival 2019 | Share the Spirit
⊜ Treasury Gardens - Corner of Spring St and Wellington Parade Melbourne
➲ When: 26th of January 2019Balit Narrun - Share the Spirit Festival is an annual outdoor concert that centres around music created by indigenous artists with a focus on showcasing the true diversity of indigenous performers acr ..
Ballarat Record Fair 2019
⊜ Little Creatures | Geelong Brewery - 12 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat
➲ When: 2nd of June 2019Sunday, June 2, 2019 Housey Housey 12 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 We were inundated with requests to hold another record fair and we listened to you so ............... the ann ..
Ballarat Winter Festival 2018
Ballarat is set to transform into a winter wonderland this July, with a myriad of experiences to warm your heart, soul and belly as part of the Ballarat Winter Festival! Cascading snowflakes soul-w ..
Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival 2019
➲ When: 19th of April 2019 To 22nd of April 2019The iconic Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival is a celebration of the traditions and history that formed the town. Enjoy the Easter weekends activities including fun runs, the Grand Parade, mark ..
Beer Incider 2019 | Beer & Music Festival
⊜ Melbourne Showgrounds - Ascot Vale
➲ When: 2nd of March 2019Saturday 2 March 2019 Melbourne Showgrounds Beer InCider is a tasting festival that brings together a stack of independent breweries and cideries, some of Australia's best bands and a mega line ..
Bendigo Chinese New Year Celebration
⊜ Golden Dragon Museum - 1-11 Bridge St, Bendigo
➲ When: 9th of February 2019The Bendigo Chinese Association is throwing together an event to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The 2019 Chinese New Year festivites will feature a wide range of activites for everybody to enjoy. ..
Bendigo Easter Festival 2019
⊜ Bridge St Bendigo
➲ When: 19th of April 2019 To 22nd of April 2019The 2019 Bendigo Easter Festival promises to be four stimulating days of fun and entertainment from Good Friday to Easter Monday. Bendigo will come alive with activities that will entice and attra ..
Box Hill Chinese New Year Festival 2018
⊜ Market St Box Hill
➲ When: 2nd of February 2019Year of the Pig at the Chinese New Year festival in Box Hill - Saturday 2 February 2019 Central Box Hill will be filled with food, music and a spectacular traditional parade during the 14 hour even ..
Box Hill Record and Comic Fair
⊜ Box Hill Town Hall - 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
➲ When: 17th of March 2019Records, Comics & Card Fair | 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 ..
Brewers Feast - Craft Beer, Food & Music Festival
⊜ Abbotsford Convent - Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers St Abbotsford
➲ When: 23rd of February 2019 To 24th of February 2019Celebrate summer at Brewers Feast, presented by Grand Ridge Brewery, for a fun day out filled with craft beer, cider, food, live music and wine set among the scenic gardens at the Abbotsford Convent. ..
Bright Autumn Festival 2019
➲ When: 26th of April 2019 To 5th of May 2019The Bright Autumn Festival is a ten-day celebration of the wonderful autumn colours and autumn produce of the valleys of Victoria's Alpine High Country. This year it takes place from Friday April 2 ..
Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival 2019
➲ When: 15th of February 2019 To 17th of February 2019It's Australia's biggest little blues festival held on the 15th, 16th and 17th of February 2019! The Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival is an event of the Bruthen Arts and Events Council Inc. Held on t ..
Buninyong Festival 2019
⊜ Midland Highway Buninyong
➲ When: 27th of October 2019The Buninyong Festival is a free family-friendly day out celebrating our local community. It's a safe, fun and exciting day for the whole family with music, amusement rides, animal farm, stalls, f ..
Campbells Creek Collectables Fair 2019
⊜ Elizabeth Street Campbells Creek
➲ When: 26th of January 2019 To 27th of January 2019Australia Day weekend 26th & 27th January 2019. An absolute 'must' for Dealers, Stallholders, Collectors and Browsers alike. —————WE ARE DEFINITELY ON ———————— *** ..
Castlemaine State Festival 2019
⊜ 11 Kennedy Street Castlemaine
➲ When: 22nd of March 2019 To 31st of March 2019The Biennial Castlemaine State Festival will be held from March 22 until March 31, 2019. We are very excited about the quality and the diversity of artists programmed this year and quality and di ..
ChillOut Festival 2019
➲ When: 7th of March 2019 To 11th of March 2019COME CELEBRATE CHILLOUT FESTIVAL'S 21ST BIRTHDAY WITH US 7TH-11TH MARCH 2019 Australia's longest-running and biggest rural LGBT pride festival, held every March in beautiful Daylesford, Victor ..
Chinese New Year 2019 | Melbourne
➲ When: 5th of February 20192019 is the year of the PIG Tuesday, 5th February 2019 is Chinese New Year's Day The Chinese New Year Festival features traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, festivities, da ..
Clunes Book Town Festival 2019
⊜ Fraser St, Clunes
➲ When: 4th of May 2019 To 5th of May 2019The 13th annual Clunes Booktown Festival is back on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2019, with 20,000 people expected to join the most amazing whole town bookshop experience in Australia. Wth auth ..
CWA Christmas Cooking Fair 2019
⊜ 3 Lansell Road, Toorak
➲ When: 7th of December 2019Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. CHRISTMAS COOKING FAIR 3 Lansell Road, Toorak Saturday 7th December, 2019 Celebrating home baking, using traditional recipes Christmas pudding ..
Dandenong Festival of Light
⊜ Dandenong Showgrounds - Dandenong Showground in Greaves Reserve Dandenong
Download Festival 2019
⊜ Flemington Racecourse - 428-550 Epsom Road Flemington
➲ When: 11th of March 2019Flemington Racecourse - March 11, 2019. The world's premiere rock and metal event is set to hit Melbourne with a lineup of the greatest international and local acts. Sixteen mammoth years in D ..
Dragon's Awakening Ceremony 2019
⊜ Little Bourke Street Melbourne
➲ When: 10th of February 2019Parade & Festival Chinese New Year Sunday 10 February 2019 | 10am - 10pm (TBC) China Town | Little Bourke Street A Chinese dragon lions street performers and cultural activity will fill the st ..
Drouin Ficifolia Festival 2018
➲ When: 9th of February 2019 To 10th of February 2019Each year the Ficifolia Festival brings Drouin alive with colour, excitement and fun for everyone. It is a week-long festival with events and attractions showcasing many of our community groups and ..
Esoteric Festival 2019
➲ When: 8th of March 2019 To 11th of March 20198-11 March 2019 Labour Day Weekend Donald – Victoria 3-night psychedelic music, arts and lifestyle gathering. There’s an old legend, a tale, a folklore, about mystic legends of the fore ..
Ethnic Festivals in 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 showin ..
Fair@Square Ethical Lifestyle Festival 2019
⊜ Federation Square - Federation Square Melbourne
➲ When: 6th of April 2019 To 7th of April 201910TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY Fair@Square is Australia's biggest ethical lifestyle festival. It aims to build awareness, inspire and educate people about the benefits of ethical lifestyle choices an ..
Festival Melbourne 2019
The Melbourne Festival encompasses dance, circus, theatre, contemporary and classical music, visual arts, film and more. Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festiva ..
Festival of Glass 2019
⊜ 30-50 Collins St Drysdale
➲ When: 17th of February 2019GLASS FESTIVAL ADDS A SHIMMER TO SUMMER The ninth annual Festival of Glass in 2019 adds a shimmer to summer in the north Bellarine, with Festival favourites and fresh features. Festival favourit ..
Festival of Sails 2019
⊜ 25 Eastern beach road Geelong
➲ When: 26th of January 2019 To 28th of January 2019Saturday 26th January 2019 to Monday 28th January 2019. The Festival of Sails brings all the colour of the Southern Hemisphere's largest keelboat regatta to the sparkling waters of Geelong's Corio ..
Frankston Waterfront Festival 2019
⊜ 7N Pier Promenade Frankston
➲ When: 16th of February 2019 To 17th of February 2019Saturday 16 February and Sunday 17 February 2019. Frankston Waterfront, Frankston. Cost: FREE with costs for rides, food and amusements Location: 7N Pier Promenade, Frankston Waterfront, Frankst ..
Geelong Highland Gathering 2019
➲ When: 17th of March 2019The 2019 Geelong Highland Gathering will be held on Sunday 17th March 2019. The 2019 Gathering will mark 162 years since the first Geelong Highland Gathering was held on New Years day 1858 and wil ..
Gippsland GeekFest 2019
⊜ Coal Creek Community Park and Museum - Coal Creek Pioneer Village 12 Silkstone Rd Korumburra
➲ When: 23rd of June 2019GeekFest 2018 Sunday, 23rd June 2019 10:00am – 5:00pm All Age Event More Details to come closer to the date… Come to where the awesome is!! Visit our Blog Facebook Page Games and A ..
Glen Waverley Chinese Lantern Festival 2019
⊜ Kingsway Glen Waverley
➲ When: 17th of February 2019Sunday 17 Feb 2019 Kingsway Glen Waverley Celebrate the Year of the PIG at this FREE community festival which is a feast of colour music and food. The annual Chinese New Year celebration is t ..
Glenferrie Festival 2019
⊜ Glenferrie Road Hawthorn
➲ When: 3rd of March 2019Sunday 3rd March 2019 Glenferrie Road Between Burwood & Barkers Road, Hawthorn The Glenferrie Festival is now one of Melbourne’s Largest Community Festivals, attracting over 100,000 people a ..
Golden Plains Festival 2019
➲ When: 9th of March 2019 To 11th of March 2019Yes. The Amphitheatre Supernaturale in glorious Autumn. Afternoon goes on all day, the sun like honey on the trees. A premium, panoramic pleasure trip in the great outdoors. Night falls, and gigantic ..
Grampians Grape Escape | Wine & Food Festival 2019
⊜ Grampians Road Halls Gap
➲ When: 4th of May 2019 To 5th of May 2019Victoria's longest running food and wine festival has something for everyone. 4 - 5 MAY 2019 HALLS GAP WINE, FOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL IN THE GRAMPIANS, VICTORIA Rediscover the majesty of the G ..
Great Australian Beer Festival | Geelong
⊜ Geelong Racecourse - Geelong Racecourse Geelong
➲ When: 16th of February 2019Want a taste of what you'll experience at GABF 2019? Picture hundreds of amazing beers and ciders that you can sample or just kick back and relax with a c ..
Heathcote Wine & Food Festival 2019
⊜ Heathcote Showgrounds - Chauncey St Heathcote
➲ When: 5th of October 2019 To 6th of October 2019Heathcote's Annual Taste Sensation A genuine country festival at the showgrounds in the quaint village of Heathcote. The Heathcote Wine & Food Festival is a showcase of wines produced in the H ..
Herring Island Summer Arts Festival 2019
⊜ Herring Island - Alexandra Ave South Yarra
➲ Every Saturday, SundayWeekends: 12 January 2019 - 22 April 2019 Gallery Open 11:30am to 4:30pm In 2019 the Herring Island Summer Arts Festival will run from 12th January to 22nd April. There will be four exhibitions ..
Hophaus Dachshund Race - Teckelrennen 2019
⊜ Hophaus Bier Bar Grill - Hophaus Bar & Grill, Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct Southbank
➲ When: 12th of October 2019Hophaus Annual Dachshund Races #HOPHAUSDACHYRACE SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER 2019, 11AM KICK OFF Hophaus Dachshund Racing is part of our annual OktoberFest Celebrations. The races and costume par ..
Hotrod, Bike, Car and Fancy Dress Festival 2019
⊜ Live At London Eleven - 11 London Drive Bayswater
➲ When: 2nd of March 2019It's on again, great event, head down well worth the effort. Annual Hotrod, Bike, Car & Fancy Dress Festival on Saturday March 2nd, featuring the 21st Schoolgirls Festival. Always a HUGE one! L ..
Hurstbridge Wattle Festival 2019
⊜ Main Road Hurstbridge
➲ When: 25th of August 2019The Hurstbridge Wattle Festival, is a significant cultural event for Melburnians that has its roots firmly planted in our early rail history. It's a joyous celebration of our heritage, environme ..
ILLUMIN8: Festival of Light and Peace 2019
⊜ Great Stupa of Universal Compassion - Myers Flat
➲ When: 17th of May 2019 To 19th of May 2019ILLUMIN8 - 2019 Festival of Light and Peace ILLUMIN8 is an annual event that has evolved out of the very successful Festival of Light and due to demand, now become a multi-day event. ILLUMIN8 ..
Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2019
⊜ Corner Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd and Grange Road, Kalorama
➲ When: 5th of May 2019Celebrating autumn at the Kalorama Chestnut Festival When: Sunday, May 5th Time: 10am - 4pm Where: Kalorama Reserve, cnr Mt Dandenong Tourist and Grange Roads, Kalorama (Melways ..
Kilcunda Lobster Festival 2019
⊜ Bass Hwy Kilcunda
➲ When: 27th of January 2019The Kilcunda Lobster Festival is being held on Sunday 27th January, 2019 - Australia Day weekend - in the foreshore car park on the Bass Highway at Kilcunda. The lobster festival is our small commu ..
Lankan Fest 2019 | Sri Lankan Festival
⊜ Queensbridge Square - Melbourne
➲ When: 23rd of February 2019 To 24th of February 2019Queensbridge Square, Southbank Feb 23 2019-Feb 24 2019 Lankan Fest is returning to Crown Riverwalk for 2019 for its fifth year and this year it’s expanding over one weekend in February. Held ..
Lonsdale Street Greek Festival 2019
⊜ Lonsdale Street Melbourne
➲ When: 23rd of February 2019 To 24th of February 201932nd Lonsdale Street Greek Festival Melbourne’s biggest street party and longest-running Greek festival brings together some of the Australia’s most talented performers, dancers, chefs, cooks ..
Lunar New Year 2019 | Preston Central & Market
⊜ Preston Market - Preston
➲ When: 9th of February 2019Presented by Preston Market & Preston Central! Saturday 9th February 2019 from 9am – 3pm. Come celebrate Lunar New Year at Preston Market & High Street, Preston on the 9th of February! Enjoy ..
Lunar New Year Festivals 2019 | Melbourne
➲ When: 5th of February 2019Tuesday, 5th February 2019 is Chinese New Year's Day Melbourne plays host to a number of Chinese and Lunar New Year festivals in the CBD and suburbs. Year of the PIG Melbourne Lunar New Year ..
Main Street Mornington Festival 2019
⊜ Main Street Mornington
➲ When: 20th of October 2019THE MAIN STREET MORNINGTON FESTIVAL CELEBRATES ITS 24TH YEAR ON SUNDAY THE 20TH OF OCTOBER 2019. The Main Street Mornington Festival continues to showcase the cultural lifestyle that its proud peni ..
Maldon Antique & Collectables Fair 2019
⊜ Francis St Maldon
➲ When: 16th of February 2019 To 17th of February 2019The Maldon Antique Fair has become a must attend event for both buyers and sellers with the football ground full of rare and valuable treasures. With one and a half kilometres of stalls it is a hu ..
Maldon Easter Fair 2019
⊜ 35-37 High St Maldon
➲ When: 18th of April 2019 To 22nd of April 2019The Maldon Easter Fair is one of the oldest in Australia, it was started in 1878. The Easter Parade is on Easter Monday and is a wide ranging collection of things Maldonian, from fire trucks to the ..
Maldon Folk Festival 2019
➲ When: 1st of November 2019 To 4th of November 2019Maldon Folk Festival, located in Central Victoria, has been held annually for more than four decades. Each year we provide a long weekend of quality entertainment at affordable prices, to suit all ..
Melbourne Cup Steamfest 2019 | Kerrisdale Railway
⊜ Kerrisdale Mountain Railway & Museum - 7523 Goulburn Valley Highway Kerrisdale
➲ When: 3rd of November 2019This Sunday 3rd November we shall be having our Melbourne Cup Weekend (Sunday Only) STEAMFEST, phone me to make a booking, Jennifer 0407823739 Trains run hourly at 11, 12, 1, 2 & 3 pm followed by ..
Melbourne Day 2019 Celebrations
⊜ Enterprize Park - Melbourne
➲ When: 30th of August 2019Celebrate 184 marvellous years of everything great about Melbourne! Melbourne Day is on Friday, 30th August, 2019. This year the festival will be the best yet, welcoming in 184 years of the ci ..
Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2019
➲ When: 8th of March 2019 To 24th of March 20198 March to 24 March 2019 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne celebrates its 27th anniversary in 2019. The festival is a showcase of Australian food and wine that a ..
Melbourne Fringe Festival 2019
2019 MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL: 12 - 29 September (dates tbc) The Melbourne Fringe Festival is Victoria's most vibrant independent arts showcase, developing, championing and celebrating the indepe ..
Melbourne Guitar Festival 2019
➲ When: 20th of September 2019 To 22nd of September 20192019 Melbourne Guitar Festival When? Sept 20 - Sept 22 Where? Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre, Xavier College, Kew What's happening? 8 concert events, Masterclasses, Guitar Displays, $20,00 ..
Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019
➲ When: 27th of March 2019 To 21st of April 2019The 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival turns 33 celebrating with its biggest festival, with more shows and venues than ever, becoming one of the world's largest and most respected comedy fes ..
Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival
Now established as a leading event in the Melbourne cultural calendar, the Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival will again make the ears prick up, the heart soar, and let the mind be gloriously surprised. ..
Melbourne Swing Festival 2019
➲ When: 7th of June 2019 To 10th of June 2019Queen's Birthday long weekend Friday June 7th - Monday June 10th 2019. It's time again for those 4 days and nights of sheer joy and dancing bliss to take over Melbourne! We'll swing the inner ..
Melbourne Walking Festival
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 in ..
Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival
⊜ P.O. Box 7002 Rosanna
The Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival is a festival which encourages and supports women as jazz musicians, and composers. Held every December in Melbourne, Australia. The festival i ..
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