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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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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

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...

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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...

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Exhibitions

2016 National Works on Paper

Sixty-six artists from around Australia have been shortlisted from close to 1,000 entries for the $50,000 National Works on Paper acquisitions,...

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Food & wine

Woodman Estate Opera and High Tea

Great news for High Tea lovers. Just an hour from Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, Woodman Estate presents Opera and High Tea on the first...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Community

The Mayor's Family Picnic

The Mayor invites you and the family for a picnic at Monterey Community Park. Bring your own picnic or treat yourself to the community barbecues on...

11 Sep 2016

Family

Inside the Brick Frankston 2016

Join Inside the Brick for the Frankston LEGO Fan Expo at the Frankston Arts Centre for a major exhibition of models made from thousands of LEGO...

22 Sep 2016
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Literature

Hannah Kent at Montalto

Since 2013, with the international success of her debut novel, Burial Rites, Hannah Kent’s name is often mentioned in the same breath as that of...

30 Sep 2016

Lifestyle

Pets' Day Out

Held at Ballam Park, treat your playful pet and the whole family to a fantastic free day out with lots of entertainment, activities and giveaways at...

9 Oct 2016
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