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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Polly Borland: Wonky

27 Jun - 24 Aug 2014

Horsham

Polly Borland's series Wonky presents an idiosyncratic and touching meditation on love, juxtaposed with a unique selection of her documentary...

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Woolly West Fest

28 Jul - 10 Aug 2014

Hamilton

The Woolly West Fest is a new wool craft festival that will wrap around Hamilton's annual Sheepvention event. In this inaugural year, the festival...

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Belles

The Belles of Broadway

31 Jul 2014

Hamilton

Reminisce with these memorable, musical melodies. Following her critically acclaimed show 'The Women of the 60's', Gina Hogan returns with her...

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Sheepvention

Sheepvention

4 - 5 Aug 2014

Hamilton

Sheepvention is Hamilton Pastoral and Agricultural Society's biggest farming event with over 25, 000 visitors attending last year's show in regional...

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INVOLUNTARY – One Point 618 Dance Theatre

Involuntary – One Point 618 Dance Theatre

9 Aug 2014

Hamilton

Watch these amazing dancers turn themselves inside out with the emotion and the inherent comedy of technological change by giving you permission to...

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French Winter Week-ends

French Winter Week-ends

9 Aug 2014

Tarrington

Come and enjoy a French culinary experience in the beautiful Western District, with two French Winter Weekends in the heart of the western district,...

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RUN FOR RUSS

Ace Radio Wimmera Grampians Heart Challenge- Run For Russ

10 Aug 2014

Stawell

Welcome to the third Ace Radio Wimmera Heart Challenge 'Run for Russ'!. The goal of the 5km walk/run and 10km run mapped out in Stawell, culminating...

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Coleraine Art and Photography Show

15 - 17 Aug 2014

Coleraine

Coleraine Art and Photography exhibition is open to all. The Gala Opening is held on the Friday evening and winners will be announced. The exhibition...

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Western District Weddings & Events Expo

17 Aug 2014

Hamilton

The Western District Weddings & Events Expo was a brain child of four local business women in Hamilton and became a reality in 2011. The Expo has...

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The Dalwhinnie Long Lunch

23 Aug 2014

Moonambel

From $160 - $160

Join the Dalwhinnie Winery for a slow food lunch in the winery at Dalwhinnie Vineyard in the Pyrenees Region with guest chef Brigitte Hafner from...

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‘Drawing on Drysdale’

Drawing on Drysdale

24 Aug 2014

Ararat

Drawing on Drysdale presents drawings by an icon of 20th century Australian art, Russell Drysdale (1912-1981). This touring exhibition is built...

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AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW

Australian Bee Ges Show

27 Aug 2014

Hamilton

You don't need to travel to Las Vegas for this; we have brought the show to you! After three years and 1000 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip,...

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TWO GRANDS FOUR HANDS

Two Grands Four Hands

30 Aug 2014

Hamilton

Two sensational grand pianos head to head on stage. South African born concert pianist Len Vorster will be joined by Melbourne-based pianist Linda...

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Sring Fever

3 Sep 2014

Hamilton

See the world's only comedy, vocal, electric cello, violin, piano, guitar, typewriter and whip cabaret duo! This is a high energy and hilarious...

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Sheep Hills Cup - Warracknabeal

7 Sep 2014

Warracknabeal

Kick off the Racing season in the Wimmera with the Sheep Hills Cup. With activities galore for everyone, it is a great day out for the whole family....

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Oh What a Night

10 Sep 2014

Hamilton

Have you ever heard an unusually powerful falsetto voice? Relive the magic of the Four Seasons, or enjoy it for the very first time. During the Oh...

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Hamilton Symphony Orchestra

14 Sep 2014

Hamilton

From $13 - $24

Don't miss this amazing local orchestra as it celebrates its tenth anniversary with a concert full of delights and surprises. You will hear the World...

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Hamilton Performing Arts Centre

The Harbinger at Hamilton Performing Arts Centre

18 Sep 2014

Hamilton

Imagine sitting on the lap of a 12 foot puppet! Part puppet show, part storybook, part daydream, The Harbinger is a classic tale of heroes and...

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Stawell Orchid Show

25 - 28 Sep 2014

Stawell

Held at the Stawell Entertainment Centre, the Stawell Orchid Show is sure to impress. The show will be showcasing orchids grown by local members. So...

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Horsham Agricultural Show

30 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

Horsham

This year The Horsham Agricultural Shows theme is Farming Families. This year, day one is all about exhibitions and competitions with mainstream...

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Horsham Equestrian Arena

Horsham Equestrian Arena

30 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

Horsham

Running on conjunction with the Horsham Agricultural Show this event will showcase competitors from around Horsham, Victoria and some from further...

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GRACE BARBE

Grace Barbe

2 Oct 2014

Hamilton

From $14 - $31.50

Get into the rhythm of the Afro Sounds of the Seychelles in the intimate setting in one of our back stage gigs. Seychelles islander Grace Barbé is...

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The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix

The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix

4 Oct 2014

Coleraine

The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix is a community event, to raise funds for local charities and The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation. A fun,...

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Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair

Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Hamilton

The Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair is Hamilton's latest event. The inaugural event will be held on the 4th to 5th October 2013 at the Hamilton...

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The Kazoos – What’s Up Croc

4 Oct 2014

Hamilton

From $12 - $15

The Kazoos rock my world Chris Cheney - lead singer and frontman for ARIA Award winners The Living End. The show is a fast paced ride full of comedy,...

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Horsham Spring Orchid Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Horsham

Spring Orchid Show is a weekend of tips for garden enthusiasts to make the best of growing plants in a challenging environment. The Spring Orchid...

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The A.C.E. Ride

Arapiles Cycling Event - The A.C.E. Ride

5 Oct 2014

Horsham

The A. C. E. Ride is an opportunity for cycling enthusiasts of all abilities to experience the big sky and stunning Wimmera views; with Mt Arapiles...

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MIXX FM Stawell Hospital Half Marathon

5 Oct 2014

Stawell

From $10 - $40

Welcome to the first ever running of the Mixx FM Stawell Hospital Half Marathon! The goal is to raise $18,000 to purchase a new microscope for the...

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VVGA State Championships

5 - 7 Oct 2014

Stawell

The Open VVGA Championships are conducted at 5 different locations annually. The Four Ball, Country, Sandscrape, Teams and State events make up the...

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Chameleon Arts Collective Night of Roving Music

Chameleon Arts Collective Night of Roving Music

11 Oct 2014

Balmoral

An evening of Community Art and Music with the vibrant Balmoral Mural as a backdrop. The evening opens with a community drawing event and the...

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Grampians Regional Producers Harvest Dinner

Grampians Regional Producers Harvest Dinner

11 Oct 2014

Dunkeld

Join us in celebrating the launch of the Discover Dunkeld festival, and the producers from our region with a four course canape and shared plate menu...

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Saints and Sinners Bicycle Ride

11 - 12 Oct 2014

St Arnaud

Come down to the St Arnaud Visitor Information Centre for the Saints and Sinners Bicycle Ride. On Saturday; leaving from St Arnaud from the...

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Rainbow's Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show

14 Oct 2014

Rainbow

Come and visit Rainbow's annual Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show to see the best animal nursery in the area, great horse and pony shows, along...

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Nhill Agricultural Show

16 Oct 2014

Nhill

With a proud record of Annual shows since the inaugural show in 1884, the Nhill Agricultural and Pastoral Society had demonstrated that it can...

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The Nhill Show

16 Oct 2014

Nhill

The Nhill Show is held annually in October at the Nhill Showgrounds. It includes many activities and displays such as, horse events, showmans alley,...

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Morning Melodies

16 Oct 2014

Great Western

From $15 - $15

The Horsham Country Music Festival presents Morning Melodies at the Great Western Town Hall. This great event will feature Laura Downing and John...

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Patchewollock Music Festival

Patchewollock Music Festival

17 - 19 Oct 2014

Patchewollock

The Patchewollock Music Festival will delivery a bush music festival that will showcase the art forms of music, theatre, spoken word and workshops...

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Discover Dunkeld - A Mosaic of Experiences

Discover Dunkeld

18 Oct 2014

Dunkeld

Discover Dunkeld is an annual spring celebration for locals and visitors to the Southern Grampians showcasing the region's nature, culture, history,...

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Get ready to race...

The Avoca Cup

18 Oct 2014

Avoca

From $25 - $25

The Avoca Cup ready to race at a cracking pace this spring. Thousands of race-goers are set to descend upon Victoria's Pyrenees region for this...

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Dimboola's Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show

18 Oct 2014

Dimboola

Annually held in October, Dimboola's Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show offers a variety of things to see and do including Tractors, Art, Craft,...

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Australian Quad Bike MX Championship

Australian Quad Bike MX Championship

18 - 19 Oct 2014

Dooen

Australian Quad Bike Championships is a national event held this year in Horsham. For the first time in 12 years, the Australian Sidecar Championship...

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Jeparit's Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show

19 Oct 2014

Jeparit

Jeparit's annual Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show stages many competition categories such as gardening, cooking, home produce, photography,...

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Dunkeld Adeventure Wheel Fun

Dunkeld Adventure Wheel Fun

19 Oct 2014

Dunkeld

WheelFun 2013 was a huge success with 65 riders for the inaugural event. The 2014 event will be even bigger with a 90km ride being included for those...

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Wimmera Geranium & Pelargonium Annual Show

25 - 26 Oct 2014

Horsham

From $5 - $5

Wimmera Geranium & Pelargonium Annual Show two day show of all varieties of Geraniums & Pelargoniums, has interstate and state interests. Come along...

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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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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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Coleriane 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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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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