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Events

Put on your party hat and kick up your heels at events all across the Mornington Peninsula. Join locals and visitors alike in celebrating everything from the stunning beaches, farm-fresh produce and superb wines of the region to competitions and exhibits at designer golf courses and renowned art galleries.

Beachside events

Head to the beach and join in the excitement of the Portsea Swim Classic, one of Australia's largest open water swims, or witness the spectacular displays at the Frankston Sand Sculpting Championship.

Watch as the peloton swarms up Arthurs Seat near Dromana for the fourth stage of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Australia's oldest cycling stage race.

Flavours to savour

Revel in the region's gourmet culture at events like the biennial Pinot Noir Celebration in February, the Winter Wine Weekend in June, or the Mornington Main Street Food and Wine and Performing Arts Festival in October.

Fine arts

See works by leading local and international artists at the Montalto Sculpture Prize exhibition and attend the biennial McClelland Gallery Sculpture Prize. Fill your lungs with the peninsula's creative air at October Art Food Wine, with its fabulous festivals, exhibitions, food and wine.

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Exhibitions

Country & Western - Lanscape Re-imagined

The Country & Western - Lanscape Re-imagined exhibition combines an Indigenous vision of country with the work of non-Indigenous artists to...

28 May 2016
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1 Jun 2016

Festivals

Taste of Sorrento

Be inspired by a packed program of events – from master classes, demonstrations and tutored tastings to degustation menus and progressive dinners.

2 Jun 2016
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4 Jun 2016

Dining

2012 The Paringa Pinot Noir Release Dinner

Lindsay McCall & Chef Julian Hills have come together to create a special evening celebrating the release of the iconic 2012 ‘The Paringa’ Pinot...

3 Jun 2016

Festivals

Winter Wine Weekend

Cruise on down the Mornington Peninsula over the Queens Birthday break to sample local wines and share in the festivities of the Winter Wine Weekend.

11 Jun 2016
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13 Jun 2016

Festivals

Winter Wine Weekend at Polperro Wines

Polperro Wines are throwing their favourite annual event to celebrate The Winter Wine Weekend this Queen's birthday long weekend. Taste their current...

12 Jun 2016

Exhibitions

Eventide Print Exchange artist talks

Join curator and award-winning artist and printmaker Rona Green for an insightful discussion with fellow Eventide printmakers Deborah Klein and Euan...

26 Jun 2016

Festivals

Frankston and South Eastern Wine Show 2016

Come down to the open amateur winemaking competition organised by Frankston Amateur Winemakers Guild showcasing home-made wines from fruit,...

28 Aug 2016

Community

The Mayor's Family Picnic

You are invited to come along and kick up your heels at the Mayor’s Family Picnic. It is sure to be a great day with activities, face painting and...

11 Sep 2016

Community

Pets' Day Out

Come down to Ballam Park for Pets' Day Out hosted by Frankston City Council. Treat your pet and the whole family to a fantastic free day of...

9 Oct 2016

Sports

Melbourne Coastrek

Melbourne Coastrek is an incredible 30 or 60 kilometre team trekking challenge run by Wild Women On Top, which journeys along the spectacular...

18 Nov 2016

Produce markets

Mornington Farmers' Market

Held on the second Saturday of every month, the Victorian Farmers' Market Association (VFMA) accredited Mornington Farmers' Market gives residents of...

11 Jun 2016
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Community

Main Street Mornington Festival

The Main Street Mornington, Food, Wine and Performing Arts Festival is a local favourite event. Many visitors from afar are also attracted to the...

16 Oct 2016
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