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View Event: Healthy Body & Soul Festival
Healthy Body & Soul Festival
Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney Road Brunswick
➲ When: 22nd of July 2018
The Healthy Body & Soul Festival is an INTIMATE and BOUTIQUE event connecting you with the finest selection of Exhibitors, Psychics and Therapists. "Pamper your Body & Nourish your Soul" Relax, ..

View Event: All Events Victoria
All Events Victoria
Chadstone
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 ..

View Event: Arms & Militaria Fair 2018
Arms & Militaria Fair 2018
499 Grieve Pde (Corner Grieve Pde & Dohertys Rd) Altona North
➲ When: 20th of October 2018 To 21st of October 2018
89th Melbourne Arms & Militaria Fair TRADE EXHIBITION – NEW & COLLECTABLES Antique & Modern Sporting Arms; Shooting Accessories; Reloading Equipment; Rifle Scopes/Optics; Collector's & Shoote ..

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 Burlesque Festival 2018
Australian Burlesque Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 5th of October 2018 To 28th of October 2018
'The Australian Burlesque Festival celebrating 9 years in 2018' Australia are you ready for ‘The Australian Burlesque Festival’ 2018. We have shows in Alice Springs, Adelaide, Toowoomba, ..

View Event: Australian Tap Dance Festival 2018
Australian Tap Dance Festival 2018
North Melbourne
➲ When: 29th of September 2018 To 6th of October 2018
September 29 ' October 6 2018 Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance The annual Australian Tap Dance Festival shuffles into Melbourne with a world class line-up of dancers arriving for Australia’ ..

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: Ballarat Winter Festival 2018
Ballarat Winter Festival 2018
Ballarat
➲ When: 30th of June 2018 To 22nd of July 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 ..

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: Big World, Up Close
Big World, Up Close
Southbank
➲ When: 8th of August 2018 To 11th of August 2018
Arts Centre Melbourne A powerhouse performance series showcasing the most compelling new works from across the globe. In 2017, the series gripped audiences with intimate theatre full of emotion ..

View Event: Box Hill Record and Comic Fair
Box Hill Record and Comic Fair
1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
➲ When: 12th of August 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 2019
Bright Autumn Festival 2019
Bright
➲ When: 26th of April 2019 To 5th of May 2019
The 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 ..

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: Buninyong Festival 2019
Buninyong Festival 2019
Midland Highway Buninyong
➲ When: 27th of October 2019
The 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 ..

View Event: Buskers on Poath - Winter Feast of Entertainment
Buskers on Poath - Winter Feast of Entertainment
Poath Road Hughesdale
➲ When: 21st of July 2018
Elite juggler Byron Hutton is among the top Melbourne talent heading to Hughesdale this weekend for a new event: 'Buskers on Poath - a Winter Feast of Entertainment'. A range of acts will feature o ..

View Event: Casey Malayalee Onam 2018
Casey Malayalee Onam 2018
Hampton Park
➲ When: 11th of August 2018
Casey Malayalee Onam Celebrations Saturday, August 11 Hampton Park ദേ... ഓണമിങ്ങെത്തി...!!! പുലികളിയും ഊഞ്ഞാലും സ് ..

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 2019
Clunes Book Town Festival 2019
Fraser St, Clunes
➲ When: 4th of May 2019 To 5th of May 2019
The 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 ..

View Event: Crate Digger Record Fair | Preston
Crate Digger Record Fair | Preston
22-26 Cramer Street, Preston
➲ When: 4th of August 2018
Preston Market is becoming like a second home for The Crate Digger Record Fair. If you're a record collector you'd know it's not always easy trying to find the record you're looking for. At The Cr ..

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 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: Docklands Firelight Festival 2018
Docklands Firelight Festival 2018
Docklands
➲ When: 29th of June 2018 To 31st of July 2018
Embrace the chill at Docklands in a month-long celebration of food and fire, music pop-ups and eclectic entertainment. Building on the success of last year’s event, the Docklands Firelight Festiv ..

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: Ente Keralam Onam 2018
Ente Keralam Onam 2018
14-22 Gaffney Street Coburg
➲ When: 26th of August 2018
Sunday, August 26 You are invited! It's time to celebrate our culture! Let's get together for our Onam celebration on Sunday 26 August from 9.30am to 3pm. We have much larger venue this ..

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: Face of Ethiopia in Docklands
Face of Ethiopia in Docklands
Solidaire restaurant, Shop,16 17/28 Newquay Promenade, Docklands
➲ Every Sunday
Face of Ethiopia in Docklands is a special series on Sunday afternoons during July featuring local musicians & Circus artists from the Ethiopian community collaborating to showcase new works; bringing ..

View Event: Festival of Folk Rhythm and Life 2018
Festival of Folk Rhythm and Life 2018
Woolshed Road Eldorado
➲ When: 30th of November 2018 To 2nd of December 2018
17th Festival of Folk Rhythm and Life A few mates, a few tunes, a bit of scenery. Tickets on sale late June(ish) Bilyana Natural Amphitheatre - Home of Folk Rhythm & Life Festival (FRL) ..

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: Grampians Grape Escape | Wine & Food Festival 2019
Grampians Grape Escape | Wine & Food Festival 2019
Grampians Road Halls Gap
➲ When: 4th of May 2019 To 5th of May 2019
Victoria'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 ..

View Event: Hay House | Australia Writer's Workshop 2018
Hay House | Australia Writer's Workshop 2018
South Wharf
➲ When: 21st of July 2018 To 22nd of July 2018
Everybody has a book in them. If you believe that this especially applies to you, then let us help you to get it out. Getting your work published may be easier than you believe. It's never been a bett ..

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: Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2019
Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2019
Corner Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd and Grange Road, Kalorama
➲ When: 5th of May 2019
Celebrating 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 ..

View Event: Kidz Expo 2018
Kidz Expo 2018
Epsom Road Flemington
➲ When: 8th of December 2018 To 9th of December 2018
Saturday 8 December 2018 - Sunday 9 December 2018 Melbourne Showgrounds Australia’s newest parenting and children’s event has finally arrived! Experience all things kids from babies to t ..

View Event: Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2018
Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2018
Fitzroy
➲ When: 13th of July 2018 To 22nd of July 2018
What originally began as a push to back local venues, musicians and business through the quiet of winter, Leaps and Bounds Music Festival continues to nurture our thriving music community, showcasing ..

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: 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: Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival 2018
Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival 2018
East Melbourne
➲ When: 14th of October 2018
2018 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival is on Sunday 14 October 2018. More than 35,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival. Featuring clev ..

View Event: MEL&NYC Festival
MEL&NYC Festival
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of June 2018 To 31st of August 2018
Big Apple comes to Melbourne for MoMA at NGV This winter, come together to celebrate two of the world’s great cities, Melbourne and New York. Coinciding with the 2018 Melbourne Winter Master ..

View Event: Melbourne Art Fair 2018
Melbourne Art Fair 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 2nd of August 2018 To 5th of August 2018
Melbourne Art Fair returns 2-5 August 2018. The 2018 edition will showcase a curated selection of 40 leading galleries, presenting works by some of the newest and most respected contemporary artis ..

View Event: Melbourne Central's Star Festival
Melbourne Central's Star Festival
Level 2, Melbourne Central Cnr Swanston and La Trobe Street Melbourne
➲ When: 19th of July 2018 To 20th of July 2018
This July, Melbourne Central will be transformed into a twinkly haven with the Star Festival, an immersive event which will boast a starry installation, pop-up food stalls, and free cocktails. Taki ..

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 Fashion Week 2018
Melbourne Fashion Week 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 31st of August 2018 To 7th of September 2018
Melbourne Fashion Week 31 August 7 September 2018 Proudly presented by City of Melbourne MFW TAKES OVER THE CITY FOR EIGHT DAYS, CELEBRATING THE BEST OF AUSTRALIAN FASHION 150+ EVENTS 100+ ..

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 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 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 Tartan Festival
Melbourne Tartan Festival
Melbourne
➲ When: 19th of July 2018 To 21st of July 2018
CELEBRATE SCOTTISH CULTURE The Melbourne Tartan Festival is a joint initiative of the Victorian Scottish Heritage Cultural Foundation and Scots of Victoria Co-ordinating Group. CEILIDH DANCE ..

View Event: Melbourne Truffle Festival 2018
Melbourne Truffle Festival 2018
Melbourne
➲ When: 22nd of May 2018 To 2nd of September 2018
22 MAY - 2 SEPTEMBER 2018 Truffle Melbourne celebrates the winter black truffle season with truffle growers the finest truffle chefs and gourmet food and beverage producers to create unique and me ..

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 best writers, thinkers and performers from Australia and around the world to revel in the power of words to unite ..

View Event: Monash Chamber Music Festival
Monash Chamber Music Festival
55 Scenic Boulevard, Monash University, Clayton
➲ When: 29th of July 2018
Join us at Monash University for a wonderful day of chamber music including works by Beethoven, Dvorak, Piazzolla and many more! Featuring performances by leading Australian ensembles and artists ..

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. 2019 is Moomba's 65th year, Australia's largest free comm ..

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 2019
National Celtic Festival 2019
Portarlington
➲ When: 7th of June 2019 To 10th of June 2019
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 2019
Newport Folk Festival 2019
4 Market Street Newport
➲ When: 6th of July 2019 To 7th of July 2019
The 12th 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: Onam 2018 | Springvale
Onam 2018 | Springvale
Springvale Town Hall 397 Springvale Rd Springvale
➲ When: 18th of August 2018
MMF Melbourne Onam 2018, Saturday, 18th August MMF Melbourne Onam, the largest Onam celebration in Australia this year on Saturday, 18th August ..

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 ..



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