Stawell Gift, Grampians, Victoria, Australia
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Time your trip with local events to sample the best of the Grampians region's food and wine, arts, sports and great outdoors. Pace yourself for the Stawell Gift, raise a toast at the Grape Escape, frock up for the Avoca Cup, and get a feel for the region's creative side at arts events throughout the year.

The famous Stawell Gift
Come at Easter for the famous Stawell Easter Gift. Held every year since 1878, the meet is renowned internationally as a leading professional foot race.

Fine regional food and wine events
Foodies should head directly to the Grampians Grape Escape Food and Wine Festival in May, a wonderful celebration of local food and wine and music set against the spectacular backdrop of the Grampians National Park.

Stop at farmers markets in regional towns to fill your basket with locally grown produce.

Spring racing
Get your glad rags on for the Avoca Cup in October, and enjoy the fantastic food, wine and track-side entertainment of one of country Victoria's largest spring racing meetings.

Sample the region's artistic side at arts events throughout the year and look out for events in the great outdoors for unforgettable Grampians experiences.

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Craft

Craft and Art Market Glenthompson

26 Oct 2014

Glenthompson

From $10 - $10

Tune into talented local and visiting musicians performing traditional, contemporary, choral and instrumental music in historic churches and venues.

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Horsham cup

Horsham Cup

31 Oct 2014

Horsham

Miller Horsham Cut is a fantastic day out for the whole family, get your heart racing up close to the action, fashion, food, wine, entertainment and...

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Byaduk Spring Show

Byaduk Spring Show 2014

2 Nov 2014

Byaduk

Byaduk is a small rural community who come together each year to celebrate springtime and showcase all that locals can achieve. A unique family fun...

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Lions Club Trash and Treasure Market 2014

Lions Club Trash and Treasure Market 2014

2 Nov 2014

Hamilton

Find your fill of new and used clothing, toys, tools, jewellery, books, furniture, homewares, arts and crafts and much more than you could imagine...

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Bill's Gully Gala Weekend

7 - 9 Nov 2014 (dates to be confirmed)

Kaniva

Unwind and enjoy a great Aussie bush weekend. Activities include night time wild life spotting, bush dance, bush walk, camp fire, canoeing, harvest...

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Hamilton TOPS 2014

Hamilton Tops 2014

8 - 30 Nov 2014

Hamilton

Now in its twelfth year, Hamilton Tops 2014 features work created by local VCE students undertaking studies in Studio Arts and Visual Communication...

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Coleraine P & A Society 150th Annual Show

8 Nov 2014

Coleraine

Come along an experience a wonderful traditional, the largest country show in Southern Grampians, being the Coleraine Show. Its a great family day...

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Vitality Fun Run - Growing The Grange

Hamilton Fun Run 2014

8 Nov 2014

Hamilton

The Hamilton Vitality Fun Run is proudly operated by Vitality Health and Fitness. This Annual family event raises money for the Western District...

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Garden and agriculture

Coleraine Pastoral & Agricultural Annual Show

8 Nov 2014

Coleraine

The Coleraine Pastoral and Agricultural Show organised by the Pastoral and Agricultural Society includes all the fun of an annual show including...

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Gerang Gerung Market

9 Nov 2014

Gerang Gerung

Gerang Gerung Market is a grassroots country market located just off the Western Highway in between Dimboola and Nhill. The Gerang Gerung Market...

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2014

Hamilton

Remembrance Day (11 November) marks the anniversary of the armistice which ended the First World War (1914-18). Each year Australians observe one...

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ILLUMINATION: The art of Philip Wolfhagen

Illumination: The art of Philip Wolfhagen

13 Nov 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

Hamilton

This exhibition Illumination: The art of Philip Wolfhagen is the first major survey of this Tasmanian artist. A landscape artist, Wolfhagen is a...

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Cavendish Fleece and Flower Show

Cavendish Fleece and Flower Show 2014

14 Nov 2014

Cavendish

Come along and celebrate a local community fair at the Cavendish Fleece and Flower Show, with numerous displays of local flowers, floral art, art and...

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Royal Mail Hotel William Thompson Dunkeld Cup

Royal Mail Hotel William Thompson Dunkeld Cup

15 Nov 2014

Dunkeld

The award winning Dunkeld Cup is the worst kept secret in country racing. Held at the most picturesque racecourse in Victoria this race day is one...

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Run From The Hills 2012

Run From The Hills

15 Nov 2014

Avoca

Run From The Hills is a trail running experience like no other. Set in the beautiful surroundings of the Pyrenees Range State Park near Avoca,...

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Karen Knowles in Concert

Karen Knowles in Concert

21 Nov 2014

Horsham

Karen Knowles, an Australian born singer and performer commenced her performance career on Young Talent Time and then soon after as a recording...

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Christmas

Rock n Roll Christmas Night

22 Nov 2014

Coleraine

From $20 - $20

The Lions Club of Coleraine is holding a Christmas themed Rock n Roll night on November 2nd. This will be the third year the event has been held....

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Kannamaroo Festival

Kannamaroo Festival

28 Nov 2014

Horsham

Kannamaroo Festival is an annual event with great family entertainment for all to enjoy and family fun activities. The street carnival follows down...

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Laternenfest 2014

Laternenfest 2014

28 Nov 2014

Tarrington

Traditionally, Laternenfest, or Festival of Lanterns, takes place in the evening on or around November 11th. It is the celebration of the Life of a...

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Yulecart Show

Yulecart Show 2014

29 Nov 2014

Yulecart

Why not come along to support a small community with a big heart and a big list of exhibitions and displays to share and experience the Yulecart...

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Party With The Ponies

Party With The Ponies 2014

1 Dec 2014

Hamilton

Party With The Ponies celebrates 10 years! Party with the Ponies, celebrates International Day of People with a Disability, and aims to acknowledge...

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TRANSCENDENCE: photographs by David Stephenson

Transcendence: Photographs by David Stephenson

3 Dec 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

Hamilton

David Stephenson has photographed a range of subjects in countries around the world, including landscapes, skyscapes, cityscapes and cathedral...

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St Mary's Christmas Expo & Street Parade

St Mary's Christmas Expo & Street Parade 2014

6 Dec 2014

Hamilton

St Mary's Christmas Expo and Street Parade is a wonderful day full of fun, bargains and prizes! There's a fantastic range of gourmet produce, new and...

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Agricultural Show

Penshurst Pastoral & Agricultural Show

6 Dec 2014

Penshurst

The Penshurst Agriculture Show always proves a hit for a fun family day out experiencing many aspects of rural farming. Side shows, birds of prey,...

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Balmoral Rodeo

Balmoral Rodeo 2014

6 Dec 2014

Balmoral

This year the Balmoral Rodeo committee will run a full rodeo event with Woodall's Rodeo Promotions. A family friendly annual event with bull riding,...

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Carols By Candlelight in Horsham

Carols By Candlelight in Horsham

7 Dec 2014

Horsham

Carols By Candlelight in Horsham is an entertaining family evening out as you sing along a to Christmas Carols with the choir. There will be food...

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Market

Ararat Farmers Market

12 Oct 2014, 9 Nov 2014, 14 Dec 2014

Ararat

The Ararat Farmers Market is held on the second Sunday of every month in conjunction with the Ararat Trash and Treasure Market from 9am to 1pm....

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Penshurst Community Market

Penshurst Christmas Market

19 Dec 2014

Penshurst

Penshurst is set at the base of Mount Rouse in Western Victoria, in a region rich on Volcanic history 30kms from Hamilton. Looking for last minute...

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Nhill Market

19 Oct 2014, 21 Dec 2014

Nhill

The Nhill Market aims to provide a regular platform for small businesses, local Wimmera food producers, and local regional creative people to market...

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Santa Day Races

Santa Day Races

21 Dec 2014

Horsham

Horsham Country racing plays a prominent role in the heart and soul of Victoria. When you hear the thundering hoofs of the thoroughbred meet the...

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Penshurst Boxing Day Races

2014 Penshurst Boxing Day Races

26 Dec 2014

Penshurst

Come along to Penthurst Racecourse and the join the fun that many family, friends and racegoers from off across Victoria have been doing at the...

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Nhill Boxing Day Races

26 Dec 2014

Nhill

What better way to continue on the Christmas fun and games than at the Nhill Boxing Day Races. Offering live music, activities for the kids, a TAB,...

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2014 New Year's Eve Celebration - Rotary Club of Hamilton North

31 Dec 2014

Hamilton

The New Year's Eve Street Party is organised by the Rotary Club of Hamilton North for the benefit for young families wishing to celebrate New Years...

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Adelaide Chamber Singers

Promenade of Sacred Music

1 Jan 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Hamilton

In April 2011, the historic churches of Hamilton and surrounds are transformed into concert halls for the annual Southern Grampians Promenade of...

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Hamilton Pastoral Museum - Past Times Open Weekend

Hamilton Pastoral Museum - Harvesting Day

3 - 4 Jan 2015

Hamilton

The Hamilton pastoral Museum presents Past Times with a huge weekend of activities including vintage machinery, cars, motorbike displays, blacksmith...

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Beaufort Market

Beaufort Market

4 Oct 2014, 1 Nov 2014, 6 Dec 2014, 3 Jan 2015

Beaufort

Held in Memorial Park, the Beaufort Market offers a range of goods for sale from produce and plants to second-hand goods and jewellery. The market...

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Hamiton Races

Hamilton Races 2014/2015

10 Oct 2014, 17 Nov 2014, 1 Dec 2014, 23 Jan 2015

Hamilton

Enjoy a day fun day at the races! The Hamilton racecourse is situated on the Henty Highway, only five kilometres from the town Centre. The racecourse...

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Basketball

Bendigo Bank Junior Basketball Tournament 2015

24 - 25 Jan 2015

Hamilton

Supported by Bendigo Bank a Basketball Tournament for boys and girls under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18 will be held at the Hamilton Indoor...

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Tennis Clubhouse

Charlton Lawn Tennis Club Annual Tournament

24 - 26 Jan 2015

Charlton

The Charlton Lawn Tennis Club holds an annual three day tennis tournament over the Australia Day weekend on 16 grass courts. There are Open, A, B, C...

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Avoca Riverside Market

28 Sep 2014, 26 Oct 2014, 23 Nov 2014, 28 Dec 2014

Avoca

The tranquillity of the venue on the grassy banks of the Avoca River adds to the enjoyment of meandering around the Riverside Market. Browse more...

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Australia Day 2015

26 Jan 2015

Hamilton

Australia Day ceremonies occurring across the Shire include flag raising, guest speakers, presentations, entertainment and community barbecues....

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Sunday Afternoon in the Gardens 2014

Sunday Afternoon in the Gardens 2014 / 2015

7 Dec 2014, 4 Jan 2015, 1 Feb 2015

Hamilton

Sunday Afternoon in the Gardens Bring a chair and enjoy a pleasant Sunday afternoon at the Hamilton Botanic Gardens. Make a day of it and bring the...

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Jazz Festival Halls Gap

Grampians Jazz Festival

7 - 9 Feb 2015

Halls Gap

Whether or not you are a big fan of jazz music, you should never miss the amazing Grampians Jazz festival. With over 5,000 musicians and many fans,...

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Wool & Craft Guild

Hamilton Wool and Craft Guild

13 Oct 2014, 10 Nov 2014, 9 Feb 2015

Yulecart

The Hamilton Wool and Craft Guild meets every second Monday of each month, excluding the months of December and January, where you can come along and...

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Horsham Tri

Horsham Triathlon

14 Feb 2015

Horsham

The 2015 Horsham Triathlon will be held on Saturday 14th February, with the junior "Come and Try" event held first followed by the senior event. Mark...

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Western Speedway Racing 2014

Western Speedway Racing 2014

1 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014, 13 Dec 2014, 27 Dec 2014

Hamilton

Hamilton is located in Western Victoria and welcomes a great range a races dates to add to your calendar. Come along to the Western Speedway Racing...

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Rock On The Home Straight

Rock On The Home Straight

28 Feb 2015

Hamilton

Enjoy a great night out with friends and family, relax with a picnic dinner and a few drinks under the stars while you enjoy some fantastic musical...

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Garden and agriculture

Wimmera Machinery Field Days

3 - 5 Mar 2015

Longerenong

The Wimmera Machinery Field Days is Victoria's premier broad acre field day. Each year over 600 exhibitors showcase the latest in agricultural...

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Horsham Car & Bike Show

Horsham Car & Bike Show

8 Mar 2015

Horsham

The Horsham Car and Bike Show will hold it's annual Show and Shine event in March Labour Day weekend. Event organisers raise funds for the Wimmera...

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