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Spring arrives with a flourish in Melbourne and Victoria, giving you plenty of opportunities to get out into the fresh air. Alternate between footy jumpers for the Australian Football League Finals Series and dressing up for the Spring Racing Carnival. The Melbourne Fringe Festival injects a bit of culture into all that sport.
10 Sep - 6 Oct 2015
The annual Tessellar Tulip Festival celebrates spring in the Dandenongs with a month of family and music events, and a blooming showcase of flowers.
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16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
19 Sep - 21 Nov 2015
Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.
25 Sep - 4 Oct 2015
Mildura becomes country music heaven in spring with over 20 venues celebrating Australia's biggest showcase festival of independent country music.
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Unearth the critical and quirky contributions of the Chinese miners who came to the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s, through interactive exhibits.
Enjoy a real bird's eye view and sway with the branches when you take a walk high in the dense rainforest canopy in the heart of the ancient Otways.
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
Wilsons Promontory National Park sits at the southernmost tip of the Australian mainland, offering visitors stunning scenery and wildlife.
Shop 'til you drop at this celebrated market to see buskers, find souvenirs and to marvel at the fresh produce and the treats in the Dairy Hall.
All aboard for a ride on Australia's oldest steam railway, through thick forests and lush fern gullies, or travel first class for olden-times romance.
Get outside and find abundant nature and wildlife in Victoria, from desert landscapes to rugged coastline, lush alpine outlooks to inland waterways.
Jump in a coach, climb on a raft or don your walking shoes and join a tour to let the professionals reveal Melbourne and Victoria's hidden treasures.
If Victorians know one thing, it's how to have fun. Feast on a smorgasbord of live music, comedy, arthouse cinema and local and international sport.
Let your tour of the city take in department stores and shopping centres, arcades and laneways and the flagship stores of edgy Victorian designers.
Tucker out little kids and big with fun-filled leisure activities in every corner of Victoria, from marvellous minigolf to amazing mazes and more.
If it's relaxation you need, Victoria is the place for an indulgent escape, with its long spa tradition and over 100 springs throughout the state.
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