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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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Makers markets

Wells Street Christmas Twilight Market

Be delighted as this weekly market in Frankston comes to life to celebrate Christmas. Held on two consecutive Friday nights, it promises to be full...

9 Dec 2016


Birds: Flight Paths in Australian art

This ground-breaking exhibition considers how Australian artists have incorporated birds in their work to explore stories of our environment, history...

Until 12 Feb 2017

Makers markets

Mornington Racecourse Market

Mornington Racecourse Market is a quality arts crafts and gourmet food market. Meet the artists, creators, inventors and craftspeople behind the...

11 Dec 2016
17 Dec 2016
8 Jan 2017
12 Feb 2017

Food & wine

Woodman Estate Classic Sunday High Tea

Enjoy the classic tradition of High Tea at Woodman Estate on Sundays. Arrive to white linen table cloths and napery. Savour the selection of estate...

11 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016
26 Dec 2016
8 Jan 2017

Food & wine

Woodman Estate Hot Springs and High Tea

Woodman Estate Hot Springs and High Tea. Treat yourself and loved one to this special event. Enjoy a day of indulgence and relaxation at two of the...

11 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016
25 Dec 2016
1 Jan 2017

Outdoor cinema

Barefoot Cinema

Barefoot Cinema - more than just a movie. Barefoot Cinema is a unique outdoor cinema held over summer in Point Nepean National park in Portsea, set...

27 Dec 2016
28 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016
30 Dec 2016

Makers markets

Red Hill Community Market

Red Hill is where it all started for Craft Markets Australia over 40 years ago. From a handful of stalls in 1975, this market is now one of the most...

7 Jan 2017
4 Feb 2017
4 Mar 2017
1 Apr 2017


Splashland - Mornington

Splashland is an inflatable waterslide park for kids. Featuring the world’s biggest inflatable waterslide, the Trippo, along with five other slippery...

27 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017


MPRG School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops with Jill Anderson, artist and MPRG Educator. Tuesday 10th January, 10:00am–12:00pm, sutiable for ages five to eight years...

10 Jan 2017
17 Jan 2017


Birdie Num Nums Holiday Program

Birdie Num Nums Holiday Program with Jill Anderson, artist and The Briars Shire Ranger. Wednesday 11th of January, Birds in our Backyards, Wednesday...

11 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017


Frankston Waterfront Festival

Frankston’s biggest summer festival on the waterfront is back. Bring your family and friends to the bay for two exciting days full of live music,...

14 Jan 2017
15 Jan 2017


Jeep Portsea Polo

Jeep Portsea Polo combines everything Melbourne has to offer - fashion, food, wine, social scene, love of sport, and uniquely, the excitement of...

14 Jan 2017

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