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Fetes, Fairs and Festivals in Victoria

What's on and things to do in the Garden State.

Life's worth celebrating in Victoria. A packed calendar of food and wine, sport, art, lifestyle, community and multicultural events means you'll find a Fete, Fair or Festival being held in every corner of the state. The Fetes, Fairs and Festivals website is a comprehensive guide to the many community-based special events held throughout the year in Melbourne and throughout regional Victoria.

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June 23 to 25 - Kilmore Celtic Festival

Kilmore Memorial Hall, 14 Sydney Street, Kilmore, Victoria

The Kilmore Celtic Festival is a tribute to Kilmore's early Celtic settlers. Kilmore celebrates again their influence on the area in a presentation of Celtic tradition. The emphasis here is on the fun filled music, markets, workshops and dance which they have left for us. You are welcomed to Kilmore to share the pleasure of these traditions. You will find here a spirit of friendship and good old-fashioned country hospitality. So rug up and visit Kilmore for a truly Celtic winter festival.....read more

June 24 - Brunswick South Winter Solstice Festival

Brunswick South Primary School, 56 Brunswick Road, Brunswick East VIC

The Brunswick South Winter Solstice Festival has something for everyone! Come along and enjoy the Lantern Parade, Bonfire, Projection wall, Roving entertainers, Fire twirling, Food, Bar, Glow-in-the-dark soccer, Haunted house, Lantern Making workshop, Silent disco, Puppet show, Fireside stories and more! This event is suitable for kids of all ages, including the little ones. 3pm to 9pm...read more

June 24 - Melbourne Chand Raat

Werribee Racecourse, Werribee Melbourne

Don't Miss Out On The Fun of this year's Melbourne Chand Raat! Come experience a complete family festival featuring mega multicultural entertainment, delicious food, multicultural performances, children entertainment, rides & amusements, 80 exhibitors, market stalls and much more. 3pm to 12pm...read more

June 25 - Italian Food and Wine Festival

Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens Melbourne

Everything that’s good about eating and drinking in Italy will come together under one roof. 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 festival has food and drink, entertainment and information to suit everyone from spaghetti-loving kids to the most engaged Italian-speaking wine lover. And snacks. Lots and lots of snacks. Melbourne’s top Italian cooks are turning out in force to make it a day to remember. There’ll be the chance to shop for salumi, cheese, pasta, coffee, olive oil, gelato and pastries at our Gourmet Traveller Food Market. The teams from Melbourne’s top Italian restaurants will be cooking up a storm, and there’ll be cooking demonstrations and food talks with the chefs. Watch live food demonstrations, including fresh mozzarella and pasta making, and round out the day relaxing in the wine garden listening to the best in Italian jazz played live....read more

June 30 to July 2 - Docklands Firelight Festival

Newquay Promenade 100 NewQuay Promenade, Docklands VIC

The Docklands Firelight Festival takes the traditions of a winter solstice and combines this with a modern celebration of arts, music, food, fire and fun. Attendees can expect roving performers from fire breathers and dancers to drummers and musicians. Each night, the festivities will culminate with an impressive fire display – a large effigy will be set alight with a fireworks display as the backdrop. 5pm to 9pm daily.....read more

July 1 to 9 - The Big Freeze Festival

Fountain Gate Shopping Centre Melbourne

Melbourne's most exciting winter family festival with SNOW - returning July 1-9 under the Big Top at Fountain Gate Shopping Centre. Your children will get to play in the snow, ride our brand new snow slides, toss a snowball, walk through the snowfall forest, play in the winter village, get active in kids' challenge, learn circus skills, build in the construction zone, race down the polar bear slide, get creative in the igloo craft zone and take a photo in the snow globe.....read more

July 1 to 30 - Ballarat Winter Festival

Ballarat Victoria

Ballarat is set to come alive in July as part of the Ballarat Winter Festival. Whether it’s school holiday fun or a romantic rendezvous that you’re seeking, there’s a day out to enthral every visitor. Take a stroll down Sovereign Hill’s Main Street and admire the falling snowflakes over the beautiful Victorian buildings, which will light up at night with an intriguing Winter Wonderlights Christmas in July display. Or, if you’re up for an adventure, pull on your skates and take to the ice at the pop-up ice skating rink in the heart of the city. Pull your sweetheart close as your wander the laneways at night, admiring the intriguing lights, illuminations and live music, and settle in to a delectable feast with the warming winter menus. Stay overnight to discover more of Ballarat during your visit. Be captivated by the spectacular Joust of the Flame at Kryal Castle, roast marshmallows at the Ballarat Wildlife Park or sit back and sip some of our region’s top drops......read more

July 2 - Melbourne Eid Festival

Springers Leisure Centre & Tatterson Park, Keysboroughs Melbourne

Don't Miss Out On The Fun of this year's Melbourne Multicultural Eid Festival! Come experience a complete family festival featuring mega multicultural entertainment, delicious food, multicultural performances, children entertainment, rides & amusements, 80 exhibitors, market stalls and much more. 2pm to 10pm...read more

July 3 to 15 - Melbourne Magic Festival

Northcorte Town Hall Melbourne

The Melbourne Magic Festival is one of a kind in Australia, and is easily regarded as the ultimate winter festival in Melbourne. The festival seeks to bring together magicians and magic fans to one platform for the experience of a lifetime. Fans get to enjoy more than 170 performances over a fortnight of events which showcases some fantastic magic tricks and illusions. The festival is characterized by various workshops, classes and competitions. The best thing about the family-friendly festival is that all these aspects are ideal for kids of all ages, so whether you are 9 or 99 years, you can be sure to enjoy this exciting festival. There are a number of free shows, so make sure to check out the event schedules. Most shows are paid and tickets can be booked in advance online or in person at the Town Hall.....read more

July 5 to 9 - Fun4Kids Festival

Corner of Liebig Street and Timor Street, Warrnambool Victoria

Australia’s BEST children’s festival welcomes over 80 live shows and an incredible array of kids activities throughout 18 amazing activity zones! Everyone in the family is entertained with so many things to do in one location. Choose your own adventure and enjoy the Festival at your own pace. The festival is a week long extravaganza of fun; you can even choose how long you attend for! Tickets are available as single day passes or multi-day packages and just like a theme park… there’s one entry fee then all the fun is free! Kids are offered fun interactive workshops, games and activities within each themed zone and a selection of the best children’s entertainment from Australia and around the world – on two state of the art performance stages. The festival is perfect for children aged 2-12 years and offers the best family holiday activity in the winter school holidays....read more

July 14 to 16 - Bastille Day French Festival

State Library Victoria

The Bastille Day French Festival will once again offer a taste of France to Melbournians, and showcase the very best in French food, beverages, entertainment, and culture at the State Library Victoria. This year’s Festival will be even bigger and will feature a selection of the best French food and goods displayed in a wide variety of stalls as well as live entertainment, conferences, masterclasses, movie screenings and children’s activities. The Festival is free entrance, and Francophones and Francophiles alike will have the opportunity to enjoy a weekend long celebration of French culture and ‘la fête nationale’ in the heart of Melbourne. 10am to 5pm....read more

July 15 to 16 - Indian Festival Melbourne

Queen Victoria Market - 65-159 Victoria Street Melbourne VIC

Come and experience all things Indian at the Indian Festival Melbourne. Experience the taste of an Indian market when we transform Queen Street into the famous Chandni chowk of Delhi. You will get to experience the vibrant colours, delicious flavours, culture and arts of India through the food, music, dancing crafts and cultural displays.Warm up this July with a rich curry, a hot cup of Chai (Indian tea), warm breads, sweet delights and so much more. Learn tips and tricks n how to use your spices with cooking demonstrations. Join a Bollywood dance workshop or get a henna tattoo. All entertainment is free and suitable for people of all ages.....read more

July 22 to 23 - Murrindindi Beanie Festival

St John's Anglican Church Hall Downey St, Alexandra, Vic

Murrindindi Beanie Festival will be held in the beautiful old St John's Anglican Church Hall Downey St, Alexandra, Vic. The two day event includes the The Beanie Bazaar, a market full of wonderful creations showcasing the best of home or hand made or local community groups. Whether you love to hear the sound of knitting needles clacking away, of for those who like to shop or grab a bite to eat while browsing, the Murrindindi Beanie Festival is open to all. 10am to 4pm....read more

July 30 - Springvale Snow Fest

Central Springvale, corner Buckingham and Balmoral avenues, Springvale

It will be snowing again in Springvale this July. The award winning Springvale Snow Fest is back on Sunday 30 July from 12pm-7pm and is one of the must see attractions in the heart of Springvale on Buckingham Avenue. The streets will be filled with fun, snow (real and simulated), moving rides, free kids activities and market and food stalls. The highlight of the festival will be the real snow straight off the mountain from Mt Buller!....read more

August 5 - Yarra Glen Winter Light Festival

McKenzie Reserve, corner Anzac Avenue and Bell Street, Yarra Glen Victoria

The Yarra Glen Winter Light Festival is a collaborative volunteer event that aims to foster town identity and celebrate the growing community. With the primary focus around a magical journey and lantern parade this year, the aim is to encourage school children and community to an event that is unique to Yarra Glen and the community. The lantern parade will commence at 5.30pm in the Mackenzie Reserve. All lanterns will be made into a communal light tree, which will remain in the park for the night of the event. Entry to this event is FREE and there will be musical performances, food trucks and lots more.....read more

August 12 - India Day

Werribee Race Course - 10 Bulban Road, Werribee

Music, dance, culture, rides and food, glorious food. Independence Day just got more fun. Celebrate India’s Independence Day with a cultural and culinary extravaganza at the Werribee Race Course, hosted by Festivals of South Asia Inc. From flag hoisting to an Australia-Indian friendship parade, the fun-packed event will feature Amusement rides, camel rides, Bollywood dancing… celebrate incredible India right here in Australia. 11am to 9pm...read more

August 27 - Hurstbridge Wattle Festival

Hurstbridge, Victoria Victoria

The Hurstbridge Wattle Festival is a rural street festival held on the last Sunday in August in Hurstbridge so come and stroll, discover and enjoy our unique surroundings. There will be entertainment for the whole family including a Tongan Feast, roving performers, local wines and art, market stalls, free activities for children, youth bands, best of fest competition, alfresco dining and much more....read more

September 2 - Mould Cheese Festival

Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street, Nth Melbourne Victoria

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 can’t get enough. Mould Cheese Festival is a celebration of Australian cheese. The best producers from around the country, including Bruny Island, Yarra Valley Dairy, Woodside Cheese Wrights, Pyengana, Holy Goat La Luna and more, will showcase their produce at North Melbourne’s Meat Market in a farmers’-market-turned-festival style setting, with bonus cooking demonstrations and masterclasses. Alongside the best Australian cheeses, we’ll have the best Australian cheesemongers including Maker & Monger and its grilled cheese sandwiches and flaming Reubens, and Harper & Blohm and its raclette. We’ll also have Tivoli Road Bakery with breads and other baked goods, and Pidapipo with its cheese-flavoured gelato. To drink alongside all the cheese, we’ve got wines from Patrick Sullivan and Pennyweight, Starward whisky, plus beer and cider. ...read more

September 9 - Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair

Diamond Creek Victoria

We have many activities for the family from the Grand Parade, egg & spoon and sack games, tug O war games, fairy fun for the girls, rock climbing assailing and a rope bridge to navigate for the kids. Carnival rides for the teenagers and a special area with carnival rides for the little kids. Face painting, pony and camel rides, children stage with clowns and other fun entertainment. Sit and enjoy a cup of coffee at the Main Stage while watching bands, dancers, singers and more. We have buskers and roving entertainment, displaces from the CFA , police and others. Market stalls with a variety of merchandise to interest you. Food stalls featuring many cuisines and food types to temp your palate. Stay for the Bendigo Bank Fireworks Spectacular at the end of the night!...read more

September 23 - Regional Tastes at Eynesbury

487 Eynesbury Rd, Eynesbury Victoria

The festival displays the finest of our local foods and wines to the residents of Eynesbury and visitors from far and wide. Join us in a relaxed picnic style atmosphere with live entertainment provided during the day and evening. Your Good Food & Wine adventure starts here, as we celebrate the best in food and beverage that the region has to offer. With dozens of local and state exhibitors, your new favorite food and drinks are only a sample away. Whether you are into sweet or savoury, beer or wine, we have got you covered! Set in the beautiful Eynesbury Homestead grounds we would like the festival to become one of the major social events in the local calendar. Exciting activities are planned for the day as part of the festival include Cooking demonstrations with local & celebrity chefs, Wine tastings, Kids Zone & fun fair, Live music all day, Food trucks, Local wineries, breweries & craft beers....read more

September 23 to 24 - September Latin Festival

Sandown Racecourse, Princes Highway, Springvale Vic

The September Latin Festival is two days of entertainment celebrating and appreciating the Latin American community in Australia. Come along and enjoy live Musical Performances through out the weekend by Latin American Bands from Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, El Salvador, Peru, Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela, Ecuador & Spain. There's Latin American arts & crafts, meals and drinks, with great fun for the kids including animal farms, games, pony rides, dodgem cars and carnival stalls.....read more

September 23 to October 3 - The Royal Melbourne Show

Melbourne Showgrounds - Epsom Road Ascot Vale

For sheer fun, discovery and excitement, there’s nothing like a great value day out with family and friends at the Royal Melbourne Show. Visitors can enjoy a huge variety of unique and memorable agricultural and rural experiences that are entertaining, educational and exciting. The stars of the Show are the thousands of magnificent animals and their handlers, along with the popular Animal Nursery. Experience amazing epicurean wonders and delights in the Tastes of Victoria Pavilion, or check out the amazing array of thrilling carnival rides, live entertainment and special appearances, spectacular nightly fireworks, showbags and much more....read more

October 4 to 22 - Melbourne Festival

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote

Melbourne Festival is a celebration of dance, theatre, music, circus, visual arts, multimedia, outdoor and free events held for 17 days each October in a number of venues across Melbourne....read more

October 6 to 7 - Swan Hill District Show

Swan Hill Victoria

The Swan Hill Annual Show is a great place to come and enjoy yourself, young or old with highlights including Bubble Muffins, Eric the Red, Fireworks, Pony Rides, Truck Show, Urban Fairy Living Statue, Wheelbarrow races, Whip Industries Motorbikes, Woodchop, Working with wood and Carnival rides....read more

October 6 to 8 - Murtoa's Big Weekend

Murtoa Victoria

This year Murtoa promises a Big Weekend of surprises in many shapes and forms. Rock’n’Roll is the theme of the Weekend and Melbourne guest band Robyn and the Rancheros will perform at the Official Opening / GrainCorp Art Exhibition and throughout the Weekend. The Official Opening night will feature a Rock’n’Roll Dress Up Competition with prizes allocated across a number of categories. The Wimmera Rockers Danceworld will perform a demonstration of Jive, and again in the morning at the Monster Street Market. Continuing in the theme of Rock’n’Roll, the Freeza Battle of the Bands Regional Final – featuring Australia’s Got Talent finalists, Sisters Doll – will be held at a Family Day at Lake Marma amongst many other activities on Sunday – an event not to be missed. The Monster Street Market has some extra bold attractions. Celebrating the International Year of Pulses, celebrity chef Dani Venn, of MasterChef fame, will demonstrate cooking with Pulses. The RACV Show’n’Shine will dazzle viewers at the Market and will later be displayed at the Sumpoilers site. The tourist attractions of the Mighty Murtoa Stick Shed (celebrating its 75th year), Water Tower Museum, Dunmunkle Sumpoilers (who will have a new display of blacksmithing, rope making and model steam engines), Agricultural Show, and Ecumenical Service will be on offer as always – guaranteed to delight all. Come and experience a superb selection of events to suit all ages....read more

October 7 - Shedfest Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Victoria

Come to Warburton to join the wonderful Shedfest event, hosted by the many small wineries in the Yarra Valley region. Now over a decade old, the festival was established to showcase the unique charm of family owned wineries and vineyards in the Yarra Valley. With so many wineries in the Yarra Valley, is is easy for some of the smaller wineries to be overlooked. Determined not to be overshadowed, a group of smaller wineries banded together a number of years ago to create the Yarra Valley Smaller Wineries Association whoo then went on to create this fun event. Held during the second weekend in October, Shedfest is the perfect way to enjoy local produce and the most exquisite local wines. During this event, wineries will open their sheds to house two days of fabulous food, fine wine, live music and entertainment. So come and take a break and experience the charm and stunning landscape of these wineries during Shedfest. With your cost of admission, you will receive a souvenir glass which will be your ticket to taste all the wines on offer at all the participating wineries.....read more

October 7 and 8 - Heathcote Wine and Food Festival

Heathcote Victoria

Over 40 of Heathcote's wine producers showcasing some of Australia's best Shiraz in one place over one great weekend – must be Shiraz Heaven! Plus delicious regional food and produce, Wine Tasting Seminars and Masterclasses - improve your knowledge and enjoyment of wine. Enjoy live music and children's entertainment too; all in a relaxed family friendly environment. 10.30am to 5.30pm....read more

October 7 and 8 - Beechworth Oktoberfest

Beechworth Victoria

Beechworth craft-brewery Bridge Road Brewers is hosting annual Oktoberfest. The weekend will include plenty of beer, German cuisine and fun for all with a traditional ohm-pah band belting out some great drinking tunes.....read more

October 13 to 15 - Cobden Spring Festival

Cobden Victoria

The Cobden Spring Festival is a celebration of our community of Cobden and district, in a fun event for all age groups. The festival begins with the Bendigo Bank Junior Fishing Competition on the banks of Lake Cobden, on Friday, then on Saturday we have our famous Fonterra Street Parade. Also on Saturday, Kids' entertainment with The Mik Maks, a Buskers Comp, music, rides and amusements, local food and market stalls, Duck Race, a Quilting Display, Cobden Orchid Club's annual spring show and lots more. Sunday's events include a fun run/walk, food and market stalls, pet parade, dog jumping comp, mini train rides, mini golf, Historical Society display and Blundstone boot throwing comp, Pioneer Dairy Park activities, Sth Western District Restoration Group display and working engines and the orchid show and Quilt Display....read more

October 14 to 15 - Birregurra Festival

Birregurra Victoria

There’s sure to be something to appeal at the Birregurra Festival and Art Show – whether it’s chilling to the music, embracing artwork, browsing street stalls or tucking into the gourmet food and wine....read more

October 15 - Spring Fling Street Festival

North Melbourne Victoria

Spring Fling Street Festival is a Premier Community event celebrating everything North & West Melbourne. The Spring Fling Street Festival continues to grow as a key community and cultural highlight in the Melbourne events calendar. Each year, over 15,000 people see the transformation of Victoria Street, Errol Street and the surrounding laneways with an action packed day from 10am – 6pm of live music, shopping, free activities and delicious cuisines.....read more

October 15 - Whitehorse Spring Festival

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading Victoria

Come and enjoy a huge variety of ides, performances, workshops and activity sessions – have your face painted, see and participate in amazing circus shows and workshops, play with the giant garden games and see the best local bands, singers and artists across five stages. Guests can also expect plenty of great food, delicious coffee and sweet treats, and there will be ample seating and grassed areas to kick back, relax and enjoy the festivities. 10am to 4pm...read more

October 15 - Main Street Mornington Festival

Main Street, Mornington Victoria

The Main Street Mornington Festival will continue to showcase the cultural lifestyle that its proud peninsula residents enjoy on a daily basis – bringing the elements together: wine, food, music, art, entertainment, shopping, and fun. We will have growers of fresh seasonal produce, delicious food, and a large selection of Australia’s best wine makers, showcasing what the Mornington Peninsula has to offer. A number of stages will incorporate local peninsula based bands, as well as a community stage, roving artists, and musicians. Local art will be featured and plenty of children’s entertainment will be provided throughout the day. 11am to 5pm...read more

October 15 - Melbourne Marathon

Melbourne Victoria

The Melbourne Marathon is set in the heart of Melbourne with various event courses running through Yarra Park, St Kilda and the City of Port Phillip. Like previous years the Marathon is also planned to finish in the Melbourne Cricket Ground....read more

October 18 to 22 - Hepburn Springs Swiss Italian Festa

Hepburn Springs Victoria

The Festa program includes the Grand Opening Parade and Family Festa, Landscape Art Exhibition; special Swiss & Italian themed events at local wineries and restaurants; concerts and musical performances all held in iconic Swiss and Italian heritage buildings and venues; sporting events for children and adults; walks to historically significant locations; a descendants' picnic and museum tours at Cricket Willow; Italian movies, open gardens, open studios and exhibitions. Plus parties, parades and children's events all culminating in the Lantern Parade and Fireworks Finale!...read more

October 19 to 22 - Royal Geelong Show

Geelong Showgrounds - 79 Breakwater Road, East Geelong

Rural Victoria’s biggest four-day show brings together growers of produce, farmers of animals, creators of craft, artists, musicians, entertainers and many more. Stick around for the firework display and live entertainment on Friday and Saturday night....read more

October 21 - Tastes of Goulburn

Station Street, Seymour Victoria

Tastes of the Goulburn celebrates many of Seymour's Goulburn River Valley wonderful attributes. Our festival allows regional winemakers, restaurateurs and producers to showcase their finest produce. With great music from a variety of bands and performers, plus tireless entertainment for the kids makes this a day not to be missed. So come and celebrate all the good things of life....read more

October 21 - Our Lady's Primary School Fete

1 Erasmus St, Surrey Hills Victoria

Our Lady's Primary School Fete is an annual event that is fun for all the family with live music, entertainment, performances, great food, carnival rides, all day bbq, delicious delicacies, games, displays, activities and lots of things to buy. 10am to 3pm....read more

October 21 to November 7 - Bright Spring Festival

Bright Victoria

The Bright Spring Festival showcases the special attractions of the Great Alpine Valleys; great cafes and restaurants, access to three wine regions, accommodation to suit all budgets, adventure sports, walking tracks and bike trails, street and river markets, art exhibitions and a natural beauty not found elsewhere in Victoria. As always the fireworks night is a highlight during the Bright Spring Festival on Cup weekend. Families, teenagers, locals and visitors – the night has something for everyone with live music, fire show, carnival rides, kids zone, circus workshop, food, drinks, fireworks and more.....read more

October 22 - Westgarth Primary School Whopping Great Fete

311 Clarke Street, Northcote Victoria

The Whopping Great Fete brings the Westgarth community together in a day of fun, food, music and the finest market. Shop at our market lane featuring all your favourite stalls such as delicious jams and sauces, Plants, A quality selection of second hand Books and Vintage Clothes, Handcrafts made by local artisans and freshly baked Cakes, Trash n Treasure and the largest array of quality used Toys. Enjoy freshly made delicious food, including the best Souvlakis in town, Pizza from our Woodfired oven, Asian Flavours and French Baguettes, Traditional Aussie BBQ sausages and burgers, Wash it down with a craft beer or the finest red from a local winemaker. Plus all the fun of the fair with Ice-Creams, Snow Cones and Kids Café serving popcorn, fairy floss, fruit and baked goods, rides and activities. 10am to 4pm....read more

October 28 to October 29 - Tallangatta Fifties Festival

Tallangatta Victoria

Tallangatta celebrates life in the fifties and the birth of Rock n Roll . Patrons are entertained by National and local artists. Saturday night the Memorial Hall is filled with Rock'n Rollers Rockin the night away. Sunday the streets are lined with Classis Cars, market stalls, kids entertainment, art show and first class entertainment. Tallangatta comes alive on the last weekend in October with Rock'n'Rollers and classic cars filling the town and celebrating life in the 50's. The weekend is filled with music, classic, cars, art and more....read more

October 29 - St Georges Road Food Festival

St Georges Road, Shepparton, Victoria

The St Georges Road Food Festival is established as an annual must go to event, with attendants enjoying the taste, smell and selection of delicious food. While food is the main aspect of this event, it also offers a stage program and a wide variety of cultural activities. 11am to 4pm....read more

October 29 - Mt Evelyn Street Party

The Mt Evelyn Street Party is a free, community festival in the main shopping strip of Mt Evelyn. Find out who makes up the community of Mt Evelyn and celebrate with us in true 50s style surrounded by market and food stalls, community information displays, free and low cost activities and workshops. Enjoy a coffee with your neighbour, check out the classic cars, dance to some great 1950's tunes, then sit down and relax with some delicious food from the marketplace while supporting your child’s kinder fundraiser, a day perfect for all!dren's activities, woodwork by the Geelong Men's Shed, a bustling artisan's market, delicious food and live music. Come along for a wonderful family day out! 10am to 3pm - Wray Cresent Mount Evelyn...read more

October 29 - Cuban Jazz Festivaly

Come and experience a fantastic live show at the Cuban Jazz Festival in the Yarra Valley. The event is not just a live jazz music festival, but a blend of fantastic live entertainment of Cuban bands, salsa lessons and several other amazing performances. The Cuban Jazz Festival also features percussion and bongo shows, a DJ night and live music exclusively for festival-goers. Held at the Yarra Glen Racecourse, the Cuban Jazz Festival is a fun-filled music festival that shouldn’t be missed. Also, enjoy live performances by jazz band’s throughout the event which feature high energy bongos, drums, conga, sax, trumpet and vocals....read more

November 4 - Newhaven Primary School Fete

Address 12-22 School Ave, Newhaven Phillip Island Victoria

Newhaven Primary School proudly presents our Annual School Fete on Saturday, Melbourne Cup Weekend. This little school located on Phillip Island just over the bridge in the seaside village of Newhaven will host this annual community event and showcase the amazing Classroom Stalls, Community Groups, Rides & Entertainment, Competitions & Prizes. 9.00am to 2.00pm....read more

November 25 - Primrose Fair

"The Cloisters" Toorak College Mount Eliza, Old Mornington Road, Mount Eliza Victoria

Primrose Fair is a collaboration of design, architecture, music and fine food. Providing a platform for local designers to showcase their brands. The event offers a unique shopping experience, visitors can expect to see original designs, listen to smooth sounds, enjoy fine food and drinks all in the beautiful Cloisters and grounds of Toorak College. Admission is free and parking is available.. 9.00am to 2.00pm....read more

November 9 to 12 - Taste of Melbourne

Albert Park, Melbourne

In 2017, Albert Park’s Pelican Lawn will be transformed into a food-lovers paradise as 25,000 hungry foodies explore Taste of Melbourne. Tick off the hotspots on your culinary checklist as we bring you the best of Melbourne’s eclectic dining scene over four foodie filled days. See world-class chefs, taste mouth-watering dishes, sip on delicious drinks, watch live entertainment, shop amongst artisan producers and more. Enjoy live entertainment, shop from artisan producers, and test your culinary skills in a host of exciting masterclasses....read more

November 11 to 12 - Rotary Eltham Festival

Main Road, Eltham VIC

The Rotary Eltham Festival will take place in Alistair Knox Park, Dudley Street Eltham and Eltham Town Square on Saturday from 10am to 9.30pm and Alistair Knox Park and Eltham Rugby Ground from 9am to 5pm on Sunday. Bring the family along for a wonderful day filled with great music, BBQ, entertainment for all tastes and ages, stalls, activities for kids, food and wine, carnival rides and more! Stay for a spectacular fireworks display at dusk!..read more

November 12 - Kilsyth Chelodina Festival

Elizabeth Bridge Reserve - Durham Rd, Kilsyth, Victoria

The Kilsyth Chelodina Festival supports and encourages environmentally sustainable businesses and activities across the Yarra Ranges via encouraging people to shop, play and eat locally. Our festival is designed to engage our local communities via providing a healthy place for healthy people to enjoy the natural environment and strengthen our local economies by environmentally sustainable activities....read more

November 12 - Sydenham Kite Festival

Delahey Recreational reserve - Copperfield Drive Delahey VIC

Sydenham Kite Festival is a free family event which colours the sky with giant and novelty kites. This is a great day out for the whole community and is sure to delight the young and young at heart...read more

November 12 - Maroondah Festival

Town Park - Croydon, Victoria

The Maroondah Festival attracts over 20,000 people - making it one of the biggest community events in Melbourne! It's a day for all the family, with children's entertainment, a Youth Stage with live music; community groups on display; Market Stalls; and lots of delicious food! Can't wait to see you there! 10am to 4pm...read more

November 12 - Jamaican Music & Food Festival

82 Nelson Place, Williamstown Vic

Legends and rising stars descend on Seaworks for the Jamaican Music & Food Festival 2017. Four stages will serve up eight hours of live music in one vibrant celebration of music of Jamaican origin. The festival features a world class line up of DJs spinning reggae, dub, and dancehall classics against the stunning dockside backdrop and Melbourne city skylines from Seaworks in vibrant Hobsons Bay. 12pm to 8pm...read more

November 12 - Polish Festival @ Federation Square

Federation Square - Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne

The Polish Festival @ Federation Square is a celebration of Polish culture in Melbourne. It is Australia’s largest annual Polish not-for-profit community event. All the Polish entertainment, hospitality and cuisine in one place on the one day. Our aim is to ignite a little bit of the Polish in every one who visits our festival. You don't need an invitation so come along, get you Polish on and see what everyone's talking about. 10am to 5pm....read more

November 17 to 19 - Bacchus Marsh Strawberries and Cherries Weekend

Bacchus Marsh Victoria

The annual Strawberries & Cherries Weekend takes place in November each year in Bacchus Marsh. Sample succulent fruits, pick your own locally grown produce and enjoy a wide range of festive activities including entertainment, fireworks, and more. There's plenty to see and do including strawberry picking, cherry pip spitting competition, strawberry & cherry trail, town centre entertainers and musicians, locally grown produce, delicious foods wines cider coffee and sweets....read more

November 18 - St Therese's Primary School Twilight Carnival

St Therese's Primary School in Cranbourne North will hold it's bi-annual Twilight Carnival, at the school on November 18. There will be carnival rides, stalls, multicultural food, BBQ, spinning wheel, silent auction, dance, gymnastic and martial art demonstrations, with the evening concluding with an impressive fireworks display. 4.00pm to 9.00pm - 131 Endeavour Drive, Cranbourne,...read more

November 18 - St John's Parish Community Fete

St John's Primary School - 494 Whitehorse Rd Mitcham

The St. John’s Parish Community Fete is one of the most popular fetes in the area, attracting people from all over Melbourne to join in the fun and festivities. There's entertainment for all ages with awesome carnival rides, sideshow games, food, drinks, sweets, performances, stalls and much more! Bring the family and join us for some traditional fete fare fun! 10am to 5pm....read more

November 18 - Djerriwarrh Festival

Melton Recreation Reserve, Reserve Road, Melton Victoria

The Djerriwarrh Festival is one of the largest community events within the City of Melton. It’s a party for the people. Music, art, activities, food, amusements and displays - Djerriwarrh Festival has it all. The Festival continues to be the highlight of the Melton City community each year, with over 30,000 poeple set to enjoy the full program of entertainment and activities. This year, the program will include a vibrant street parade, market stalls, full carnival rides and amusements, activities for all ages, gourmet food, stellar main stage performances featuring your favourite rock icons and a mighty impressive fireworks finale! 12pm to 10pm...read more

November 18 to 19 - Macedon Ranges Wine and Food Budburst Festival

Woodend, Victoria

Macedon Ranges wineries and their cellar doors and groups of wineries at hubs, will all open to the public to provide tastings and extend their usual offerings of food and entertainment for this year's Macedon Ranges Wine and Food Budburst Festival. Our festival offers guests a personalised experience, tasting new and exclusive wines and learning firsthand about each wine and the winemaker’s story....read more

November 19 - Laverton Festival

Aviation Road, Laverton Victoria

The annual Leverton Festival is a free community event for all the family. Come along and enjoy a wonderful day full of entertainment, free activities, music, show bags and market stalls. Ride all day package for the children is only $10, which includes a $4 wristband to spend at any food vendor. The festival supports local community and sporting groups, so bring the whole family along for a great day. 11am to 4pm...read more

November 19 - Edgewater Festival

Harbour Plaza, Edgewater

The Edgewater Festival is an exciting and memorable opportunity for local residents, businesses, services, collective groups and visitors to come together and see the amazing, diverse and vibrant community of Edgewater. Highlights include fabulous food, art, music, history, environment, culture, the old and the new. 11am - 4pm....read more

December 1 to 3 - Brewers Feast

The Abbotsford Convent - 1 to 16 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford Victoria

Located at the Abbotsford Convent, Brewers Feast is a craft beer festival showcasing the best Victorian craft beer, food and live music. Brewers Feast is sure to excite those who enjoy great food, craft beer, cider and live music. Showcasing the best Victorian craft beer and cider, there is a unique opportunity to pair standard and rare craft beers with a range of mouth watering food options. The festival starts off with the last supper, a multi course dinner of gourmet food paired with great craft beers. Our experts will be putting together a combination that will give your taste buds a new experience! The Saturday craft beer and food festival and Sunday Chill Out festival will see the historic Abbotsford Convent come alive with a great lineup of live music, keeping you entertained while you explore the great food, craft beer and cider in the sunshine with friends and family. The Brewers Feast is a session free festival, allowing you to soak up all the festival has to offer. Throughout the day there will be craft beer education, exploring the tastes and flavours of beer pairing with spirits, cheese and many more unique foods. Don't miss out on the first craft beer festivals of Summer! Working alongside award winning craft breweries, chefs and food operators here at Brewers Feast we only use the finest ingredients, that are locally grown and sourced....read more

December 3 - St Michael's School Family Fun Fair

There will be plenty of fun for all of the family at this year's St Michael's School Family Fun Fair. We have international food stalls, jams and preserves and St Michael's famous cake stall. Plenty of rides for the big and little kids, old favourites plus some new ones to try. Get your Christmas shopping started at the Silent Auction, watch your children in St Michael's got talent or just relax and have a coffee while the children practice their running skills on the tennis courts with Run Ready and Ready Steady Go Kids. The Smash Bar will be open for the adults where you can linger while the kids take on the rides. There is so much for the whole family. We hope you make a day of it. We will be! 10am to 4pm - 268 High Street, Ashburton...read more

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