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October

Put your clocks forward and celebrate the start of long evenings in Victoria in October. Get your annual dose of high art during the thought-provoking Melbourne Festival, mixing it up with Spring Racing Carnival glamour. Take advantage of more daylight hours to head into Victoria's regions – get the motor running at the Phillip Island Motorcycle Grand Prix.

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Festivals

Marysville Jazz and Blues Weekend

The picturesque township of Marysville will come alive to the music of some of Australia's best jazz and blues artists in 2018. Marysville Jazz and...

19 - 21 Oct 2018

Plays & musicals

The Architect

Hiring a temporary carer requires some serious vetting. When Helen’s partner John heads off on a brief overseas trip she takes in a dubious young...

27 Sep - 31 Oct 2018

Gardens & agriculture

Royal Melbourne Show

Celebrating 163 of years of bringing the country to the city, the Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest showcase of agriculture and is conducted...

23 Sep - 3 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Gardens & agriculture

Tesselaar Tulip Festival

See almost a million tulips on display at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival, the colour is absolutely amazing. In addition to the flowers there is live...

13 Sep - 7 Oct 2018

Horse racing

Spring Racing Carnival

Anticipation and excitement fill the air. Farewell winter and welcome spring with open arms. It’s a time when the city comes alive. People have a...

7 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
13 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
14 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
16 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Festivals

Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival

Music lovers of all ages are welcomed to the picturesque Kinglake Ranges for the Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival. This intimate celebration of...

12 - 14 Oct 2018

Running

Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

The Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival will attract runners from across the globe to take part in Australia’s largest marathon on Sunday, 14...

14 Oct 2018

Theatre & performing arts

Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international...

4 - 22 Oct 2018

Motor sport

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Make the pilgrimage to Australia's home of motorcycle racing with friends and family, meet up with old mates and celebrate on an island full of fans.

28 Oct 2018

Lifestyle

PAX Australia

PAX is the largest consumer games event in North America, first held in Seattle in 2004 and nearly doubling in size each successive year and...

27 - 29 Oct 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Exhibitions

Masterworks from MoMA

The NGV will be the sole international venue for the Masterworks from MOMA exhibition, which will showcase renowned art and design from a line-up of...

8 Jun - 7 Oct 2018

Art & exhibitions

White Night Geelong

Geelong's landscape and architecture as you have never seen it before, creatively reimagined, transformed by artists for one night only in October.

13 Oct 2018
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