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View Event: AAADA Antiques Fair Melbourne
AAADA Antiques Fair Melbourne
Langs Road Melbourne
➲ When: 3rd of May 2018 To 6th of May 2018
Bringing together many of Australia’s top antique & art and specialists, the AA&ADA Antiques Fair Melbourne, has established itself as this country’s leading art & cultural event, presenting an ex ..

View Event: Antiques, Retro & Collectables Fair | Mont Albert
Antiques, Retro & Collectables Fair | Mont Albert
Barloa Road Mont Albert
➲ When: 26th of May 2018 To 27th of May 2018
10th Annual Antiques, Retro & Collectables Fair Over 30 dealers showing a wide range of Antiques, Retro & Collectable items for sale & viewing. Also get your valuables appraised. The Rotary Club ..

View Event: Ashburton Community Festival 2019
Ashburton Community Festival 2019
High Street, Ashburton
➲ When: 24th of February 2019
Ashburton'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 ..

View Event: Australian Heritage Festival 2018: My Culture, My Story
Australian Heritage Festival 2018: My Culture, My Story
Melbourne
➲ When: 18th of April 2018 To 31st of May 2018
The National Trust Heritage Festival runs each year in April and May and is a celebration of our shared heritage. This year the Australian Heritage Festival is focusing on the theme My Culture, M ..

View Event: Bacchus Marsh Strawberries & Cherries Weekend 2018
Bacchus Marsh Strawberries & Cherries Weekend 2018
Bacchus Marsh
➲ When: 16th of November 2018 To 18th of November 2018
A 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 & ..

View Event: Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival 2019
Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival 2019
Beechworth
➲ When: 19th of April 2019 To 22nd of April 2019
The 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 ..

View Event: Benalla Lions Club Antique & Collectable Fair 2018
Benalla Lions Club Antique & Collectable Fair 2018
Acklery Ave Benalla
➲ When: 13th of October 2018 To 14th of October 2018
The Benalla Lions Club Antique & Collectable Fair will be held on Saturday 13th October 2018 from 10.00am till 5.00pm and Sunday 14th October 2018 from 10.00am till 4.00pm. in the Benalla Indoor Recre ..

View Event: Bendigo Easter Festival 2019
Bendigo Easter Festival 2019
Bridge St Bendigo
➲ When: 19th of April 2019 To 22nd of April 2019
The 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 ..

View Event: Box Hill Record and Comic Fair
Box Hill Record and Comic Fair
1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
➲ When: 27th of May 2018
Box Hill Record and Comic Fair Records, 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 ..

View Event: Bright Autumn Festival 2018
Bright Autumn Festival 2018
Bright
➲ When: 27th of April 2018 To 6th of May 2018
The Bright Autumn Festival is a ten day celebration of the wonderful autumn colours and seasonal produce of the valleys of Victoria's Alpine High Country. Highlights of the festival include: - O ..

View Event: Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival 2019
Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival 2019
Bruthen
➲ When: 15th of February 2019 To 17th of February 2019
It'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 ..

View Event: Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival 2018
Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival 2018
Federation Square Melbourne
➲ When: 19th of May 2018 To 20th of May 2018
The free annual Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival is a not-for-profit festival which promotes inclusiveness cultural awareness cultural understanding; and enhances community spirit and social ha ..

View Event: ChillOut Festival 2019
ChillOut Festival 2019
Daylesford
➲ When: 7th of March 2019 To 11th of March 2019
COME 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 ..

View Event: Chinese New Year 2019 | Melbourne
Chinese New Year 2019 | Melbourne
Melbourne
➲ When: 5th of February 2019
Tuesday, 5th February 2019 is Chinese New Year's Day 2019 is the year of the PIG The Chinese New Year Festival features traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, festivities, dan ..

View Event: Clunes Book Town Festival 2018
Clunes Book Town Festival 2018
Fraser St, Clunes
➲ When: 5th of May 2018 To 6th of May 2018
The 12th annual Clunes Booktown Festival is back on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May 2018, with 18,000 people expected to join the most amazing whole town bookshop experience in Australia. Headline ..

View Event: Dandenong Festival of Light
Dandenong Festival of Light
Dandenong Showground in Greaves Reserve Dandenong
Confirmed with event organiser there will not be a Dandenong Festival of Light in 2017. ..

View Event: Darebin Homemade Food and Wine Festival 2018
Darebin Homemade Food and Wine Festival 2018
Preston
➲ When: 26th of May 2018 To 4th of June 2018
26 May - 4 June 2018 Across Darebin' Celebrate food traditions and sustainable food practice at the Darebin Homemade Food and Wine Festival. The week-long program features workshops seminars dem ..

View Event: Darebin Seniors Festival
Darebin Seniors Festival
Preston
Darebin Seniors Festival is celebrated over the month of October through a series of community events and activities that welcome and feature older people. It is run in partnership with the Victor ..

View Event: Dragon's Awakening Ceremony 2019
Dragon's Awakening Ceremony 2019
Little Bourke Street Melbourne
➲ When: 10th of February 2019
Parade & 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 ..

View Event: Drouin Ficifolia Festival 2018
Drouin Ficifolia Festival 2018
Drouin
➲ When: 9th of February 2019 To 10th of February 2019
Each 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 ..

View Event: 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 showin ..

View Event: Fair@Square Ethical Lifestyle Festival 2018
Fair@Square Ethical Lifestyle Festival 2018
Federation Square, corner Swanston and Flinders Street Melbourne
➲ When: 5th of May 2018
Free to the public, the Fair@Square Festival demonstrates how Australians can act to create a sustainable future and make a difference. The festival showcases goods and services provided by consci ..

View Event: Festival of Glass 2019
Festival of Glass 2019
30-50 Collins St Drysdale
➲ When: 17th of February 2019
The 9th annual Festival of Glass is on the 17 February 2019 in Drysdale Victoria. Festival of Glass Expo Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 10 AM - 4 PM Christian College Bellarine 30-50 Collins S ..

View Event: Geelong Highland Gathering 2019
Geelong Highland Gathering 2019
Corio
➲ When: 17th of March 2019
The 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 ..

View Event: Good Beer Week 2018
Good Beer Week 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 11th of May 2018 To 20th of May 2018
GOOD BEER WEEK IS 'THE BEST BEER WEEK IN THE WORLD', ACCORDING TO MANY OF THE WORLD'S LEADING CRAFT BREWERS. MAY 11 - 20 2018, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA In just eight years, it has grown from the ..

View Event: Goose Island Week @ Welcome to Thornbury
Goose Island Week @ Welcome to Thornbury
Welcome to Thornbury Northcote
➲ When: 12th of May 2018 To 18th of May 2018
A Whole Week Goosing Around at Welcome to Thornbury Lucy, our beloved Goose Truck is rollin' into Welcome to Thornbury to bring some of the most interesting beers from the Goose Island brewery in Ch ..

View Event: Grampians Grape Escape | Wine & Food Festival 2018
Grampians Grape Escape | Wine & Food Festival 2018
Grampians Road Halls Gap
➲ When: 5th of May 2018 To 6th of May 2018
Victoria's longest running food and wine festival has something for everyone. 5 - 6 MAY 2018 HALLS GAP WINE, FOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL IN THE GRAMPIANS, VICTORIA Rediscover the majesty of the G ..

View Event: Hurstbridge Wattle Festival 2018
Hurstbridge Wattle Festival 2018
Main Road Hurstbridge
➲ When: 26th of August 2018
The 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 ..

View Event: Indonesian Satay Festival 2018
Indonesian Satay Festival 2018
379-397 Whitehorse Rd Box Hill
➲ When: 12th of May 2018
The 31st annual Indonesian Satay Festival is back at Box Hill Town Hall The Indonesian Satay Festival will get your juices flowing with delicious Indonesian food and awaken the music-lover in you ..

View Event: Italian Wine + Food Festival 2018
Italian Wine + Food Festival 2018
Nicholson Street Melbourne
➲ When: 27th of May 2018
Melbourne, your Italian adventure awaits! 27 May 2018 Just as the appeal of Italian food runs from street-style pizza-fun for the whole family to fresh-pasta finery for the connoisseur, the fes ..

View Event: Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2018
Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2018
Corner of Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd and Grange Road, Kalorama
➲ When: 6th of May 2018
The Kalorama Chestnut Festival is a beloved Dandenong Ranges community event that has been running for over 30 years. Come along with your friends and family and enjoy all things chestnut with food ..

View Event: Kellybrook Cider Festival 2018
Kellybrook Cider Festival 2018
Fulford Road Wonga Park
➲ When: 5th of May 2018 To 6th of May 2018
Kellybrook Cider Festival 30th Anniversary Will you be one of those who can say"I WAS AT THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KELLYBROOK CIDER FESTIVAL"? Australia's longest running and most popular ci ..

View Event: Lavandula's Autumn Harvest Festival 2018
Lavandula's Autumn Harvest Festival 2018
350 Hepburn-Newstead Road Shepherds Flat
➲ When: 20th of May 2018
Autumn Harvest Festival Sunday 20th May 2018 Lavandula's Autumn Harvest Festival is on Sunday the 21st of May and celebrates the Swiss-Italian tradition of bringing in the harvest. Food demo ..

View Event: Low Light Festival | Art Music & Food
Low Light Festival | Art Music & Food
Queenscliff
➲ When: 22nd of June 2018 To 15th of July 2018
Low Light Festival: See Queenscliff in a different light this winter Dan Sultan + All Our Exes Live in Texas + Justin Townes Earle | whiskey + gin | food + wine | film by Matthew Barney | music by S ..

View Event: Lunar New Year Festivals 2019 | Melbourne
Lunar New Year Festivals 2019 | Melbourne
Melbourne
➲ When: 5th of February 2019
Tuesday, 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 ..

View Event: Malahang Community Festival 2018
Malahang Community Festival 2018
Malahang Reserve, Corner of Southern Rd and Oriel Rd, Heidelberg West
➲ When: 18th of November 2018
Sunday 18 November 2018, 10am - 4pm 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 m ..

View Event: Malaysia Day Festival 2018
Malaysia Day Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 21st of April 2018 To 22nd of April 2018
7th Malaysia Day Festival Malaysia Day festival at the Queen Victoria Market showcases authentic Malaysian food, as well as dishes influenced by the Japanese, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese. Ad ..

View Event: Maldon Antique & Collectables Fair 2019
Maldon Antique & Collectables Fair 2019
Francis St Maldon
➲ When: 16th of February 2019 To 17th of February 2019
The 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 ..

View Event: Maldon Easter Fair 2019
Maldon Easter Fair 2019
35-37 High St Maldon
➲ When: 18th of April 2019 To 22nd of April 2019
The 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 ..

View Event: Maldon Folk Festival 2018
Maldon Folk Festival 2018
Maldon
➲ When: 2nd of November 2018 To 5th of November 2018
Maldon Folk Festival is an annual four day festival held over the Melbourne Cup weekend. Maldon Folk Festival, located in Central Victoria, has been held annually for more than four decades. Each ..

View Event: Melbourne Cup Steamfest 2018
Melbourne Cup Steamfest 2018
7523 Goulburn Valley Highway Kerrisdale
➲ When: 4th of November 2018
This Sunday 4th November we shall be having our Melbourne Cup Weekend (Sunday Only) STEAMFEST, phone me to make a booking, Jennifer 0407823739 Due to popular request we will be offering a food pack ..

View Event: Melbourne Festival 2018
Melbourne Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 3rd of October 2018 To 21st of October 2018
3 - 21 October 2018 The Melbourne Festival encompasses dance, circus, theatre, contemporary and classical music, visual arts, film and more. Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship in ..

View Event: Melbourne Fringe Festival 2018
Melbourne Fringe Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 13th of September 2018 To 30th of September 2018
2018 MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL: 13 - 30 September The Melbourne Fringe Festival is Victoria's most vibrant independent arts showcase, developing, championing and celebrating the independent arts. ..

View Event: Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018
Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 28th of March 2018 To 22nd of April 2018
The 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival turns 32 celebrating with its biggest festival, with more shows and venues than ever, becoming one of the world's largest and most respected comedy fes ..

View Event: Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2018
Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of June 2018 To 10th of June 2018
The 2018 Melbourne International Jazz Festival will electrify the city this winter with an extraordinary program of international jazz greats. The Festival celebrates jazz as a constantly-evolving ..

View Event: Melbourne International Singers Festival 2018
Melbourne International Singers Festival 2018
Federation Square Melbourne
➲ When: 8th of June 2018 To 11th of June 2018
Proudly presented by School of Hard Knocks Federation Square QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND (JUNE 8 – 11, 2018) An unforgettable experience, not just a Festival The 2017 Melbourne Internation ..

View Event: Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival
Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival
Melbourne
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. ..

View Event: Melbourne Music Week 2018
Melbourne Music Week 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 16th of November 2018 To 24th of November 2018
Melbourne Music Week (MMW) now in its 8th year will captivate the city from 16 to 24 November with a full line-up of imaginative music and arts events. Melbourne Music Week is a nine-day celebratio ..

View Event: Melbourne Russian Festival
Melbourne Russian Festival
Kings Domain Melbourne
➲ When: 21st of April 2018
Dob-ro po-zha-lo-vat’ or Welcome to the inaugural Melbourne Russian Festival, a celebration of all the richness and diversity of the Russian culture. On 21 April, one of the most iconic places o ..

View Event: Melbourne Swing Festival 2019
Melbourne Swing Festival 2019
Melbourne
➲ When: 7th of June 2019 To 10th of June 2019
In Melbourne every 2nd year.. Queen's Birthday long weekend Friday June 7th - Monday June 10th 2019. (TBC) It's time again for those 4 days and nights of sheer joy and dancing bliss to take over ..

View Event: 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 in ..

View Event: Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival
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 ..

View Event: Melbourne World Rice Festival 2018
Melbourne World Rice Festival 2018
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➲ When: 7th of December 2018 To 9th of December 2018
SAVE THE DATES! Take your tastebuds on a culinary world tour! Find all your favourite rice dishes from around the world in the one place. A free entry event for the whole family, including entert ..

View Event: Melbourne Writers Festival 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 24th of August 2018 To 2nd of September 2018
For more than three decades, Melbourne Writers Festival has been bringing together the talent and ideas of the best writers from Australia and around the world, to create a unique moment in time which ..

View Event: Moomba Festival 2019
Moomba Festival 2019
Melbourne
➲ When: 8th of March 2019 To 11th of March 2019
Moomba will burst to life this Labour Day Weekend (8 - 11 March) with free events for all ages along the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River. Now in its 65th year, Moomba is Australia's largest free ..

View Event: Mould 2018 - A Cheese Festival
Mould 2018 - A Cheese Festival
5 Blackwood Street Melbourne
➲ When: 4th of May 2018 To 5th of May 2018
Whether it's hard or soft, blue or white, fresh or aged, Australians love cheese. On platters, on pasta, in salads, between slices of bread, via an intravenous drip or slathered on plywood, we just ca ..

View Event: Myrtleford Festival 2018
Myrtleford Festival 2018
Myrtleford
➲ When: 7th of March 2019 To 11th of March 2019
March 7 to 11 | The Myrtleford Festival happens every March, during Victoria's Labour Day weekend. A huge program of activities makes the Myrtleford Festival a wonderful weekend for everyone. Co ..

View Event: National Celtic Festival 2018
National Celtic Festival 2018
Portarlington
➲ When: 8th of June 2018 To 11th of June 2018
This winter festival is regarded as Australia's premier Celtic Festival and attracts over 15,000 people to the region over the three day long weekend event each June. The event commences on Friday ..

View Event: Newport Folk Festival 2018
Newport Folk Festival 2018
4 Market Street Newport
➲ When: 30th of June 2018 To 1st of July 2018
The 11th annual Folk Festival presents lots of wonderful events. Our Folk Festival will be held on the first weekend in July and we hope you can come along and enjoy being part of the cultural life ..

View Event: Nightjar Festival 2019 | Torquay
Nightjar Festival 2019 | Torquay
Corner of Bell St and Surf Beach Drive Torquay
➲ When: 3rd of January 2019
The Nightjar Festival is a unique fusion of a music festival, food extravaganza and night market, which celebrates the arts, food and entertainment within the beautiful natural park settings of Torqu ..

View Event: Oktoberfest Melbourne 2018
Oktoberfest Melbourne 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of October 2018 To 31st of October 2018
Oktoberfest + Melbourne = Party Party Party! Oktoberfest brings all things Munich to Melbourne throughout October. Bars and restaurants across Melbourne celebrate the mighty Oktoberfest with a h ..

View Event: Overload Poetry Festival
Overload Poetry Festival
Melbourne
Ok, this is way, way overdue. In the absence of a published program, clearly the 2012 Overload Poetry Festival is not happening in September 2012. Festival director (and founder).. this is totally ..

View Event: Pakenham Antique Fair 2018
Pakenham Antique Fair 2018
Pakenham
➲ When: 28th of July 2018
Pakenham's 15th Annual Collectables Fair Saturday 28th July 9 am to 4 pm Every year The 4 C's has an Antique Fair Fundraiser. We would love your help! You can set up a stall to sell your ant ..

View Event: Pako Festa 2019
Pako Festa 2019
153 Pakington Street, Geelong
➲ When: 23rd of February 2019
Pako Festa is the largest free celebration of cultural diversity in Australia! Every year, since 1983, it attracts scores of people from our local and cultural communities, professional performers ..

View Event: Past Matters Festival
Past Matters Festival
7 Hillcrest Avenue Eltham
The Past Matters Festival, a celebration of Indigenous Culture, will be returning to the Great Hall at Montsalvat. Guests at this year's Festival will include two of Australia's best-loved writers, ..

View Event: Philippine Street Fiesta 2018
Philippine Street Fiesta 2018
Rear of 513 Elizabeth St Melbourne
➲ When: 19th of May 2018 To 20th of May 2018
Ang PAGDIRIWANG ng 120th Anniversary of Philippine Independence (120th Anniversary of the Philippine Independence) THIS IS A FREE EVENT Sabayan niyo kami as we celebrate KALAYAAN at the heritage ..

View Event: Playing Card Collectors | Fair
Playing Card Collectors | Fair
Cnr Hood Crescent and Glen Eira Road, Caulfield
➲ When: 19th of May 2018
Come and buy and sell playing cards and collectors cards at the next Australian Playing Card Collectors' Society event. ALBUMS AND PAGES, PLUS 1,000s OF CARDS FOR SALE The Australian Playing Ca ..

View Event: Portarlington Mussel Festival 2018
Portarlington Mussel Festival 2018
Newcombe St Portarlington
➲ When: 12th of January 2019
The Portarlington Mussel Festival is held in the picturesque village of Portarlington on the Bellarine Peninsula. We are busy making plans for the 13th Annual Portarlington Mussel Festival on Satur ..

View Event: 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 20 ..

View Event: Pyrenees Unearthed Wine & Food Festival 2018
Pyrenees Unearthed Wine & Food Festival 2018
Dundas Street, Avoca
➲ When: 21st of April 2018
Saturday 21st of April 2018 11am – 5pm, Avoca Riverflats Pyrenees Unearthed will showcase the award-winning wines that the Pyrenees region has to offer. A day of wine, food and music! Takin ..



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