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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Prints: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions

Prints: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions

6 Aug - 12 Oct 2014

Hamilton

The Hamilton Art Gallery holds over 1500 prints spanning from the 17th century onwards. They frequently come into the collection as the result of...

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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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ARTIST FLOOR TALK BY WAYNE VINEY

Artist Floor Talk By Wayne Viney

26 Aug 2014

Hamilton

Join the Hamilton Art Gallery for a floor talk by artist Wayne Viney as he discusses his latest exhibition Singular Impressions, currently on display...

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AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW

Australian Bee Gees 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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String 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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The Rolling Hills Golf Challenge 2014

The Rolling Hills Golf Challenge

12 Sep 2014

Coleraine

If you feel like a golfing challenge, The Rolling Hills Golf Challenge is a three person Ambrose event which takes in the beautiful surrounds of the...

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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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Hamilton Harness Races 2014

Hamilton Harness Races 2014

22 Sep 2014

Hamilton

Hamilton Harness Races are an enjoyable afternoon of harness racing. The event also offers great meals and bar facilities with the TAB on-hand, so if...

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Orchid

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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Coleraine Cup

Coleraine Cup 2014

28 Sep 2014

Coleraine

The Coleraine Racing Club is home to the Oldest Steeplechase in Australia. The Great Western Steeplchase was first run in 1857 and famed poet and...

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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 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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WILDFLOWER SHOW

Grampians Wildflower Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Halls Gap

From $4 - $4

The spectacular region of the Grampians is also an oasis for wildflower and orchid lovers. Every spring, the area glows with many colourful...

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St Arnaud Agricultural Show

St Arnaud Agricultural Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

St Arnaud

Come along to the 2014 St Arnaud Agricultural Show to enjoy a fantastic family fun day out. With activities for all ages you will be sure to have a...

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The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix

The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix 2014

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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Penshurst Community Market 2014

Penshurst Community Market

4 Oct 2014

Penshurst

Penshurst is set at the base of Mount Rouse in Western Victoria. Come along to the Penshurst Community Market for a variety of stalls including fresh...

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Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair 2014

Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair 2014

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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Beautiful colours at the Pomonal Native Flower Show.

Pomonal Native Flower Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Pomonal

From $5 - $5

The 32nd annual Pomonal Native Flower Show will be held at the Pomonal Hall in Pomonal. Presented to the public by the Grampians Group of the...

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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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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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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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34th Annual Hamilton Rotary Art Show

9 - 12 Oct 2014

Hamilton

The 34th Annual Rotary Art Show commences on Thursday evening with a gala opening when the category winners and sponsorship prize money awards are...

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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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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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Chameleon Arts Collective Night of Roving Music

Chameleon Arts Collective Night of Roving Music 2014

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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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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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

Morning Melodies

16 Oct 2014

Great Western

From $15 - $15

Come down to the Great Western Town Hall and enjoy some country music in their Morning Melodies Program. The morning features some great artists,...

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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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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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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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Discover Dunkeld - A Mosaic of Experiences

Discover Dunkeld 2014

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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Vintage Tractor Stomp

Vintage Tractor Stomp

18 - 19 Oct 2014

Hamilton

Have a Vintage Tractor? Join fellow trekkers to go on a trek through the area with an overnight camp-out at the Hamilton Pastoral Museum. The trek...

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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

Wheel Fun Cycling Event 2014

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 90 kilometre ride being included...

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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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Lions Club Trash and Treasure Market 2014

Lions Club Trash and Treasure Market 2014

29 Oct 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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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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Western Speedway Racing 2014

Western Speedway Racing 2014

1 Nov 2014

Hamilton

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

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