Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Getty Images
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From the high speed thrills of the Moto GP and V8 Supercars to the rhythm and melody of the Phillip Island Jazz festivals, there's a lot more to the island than just friendly wildlife and stunning coastlines. Soak up the island's festival atmosphere, join in at community activities, and get the whole family together at gatherings all year round.

Steel wheels
Join motorbike enthusiasts from around the world as they converge on the famous Phillip Island Grand Prix track for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and World Superbike Championship.

Absorb the non-stop action and thunderous sounds of the V8 Supercars, and experience a range of historic and national motor sport events throughout the year.

Island grooves
Usher in the New Year with the sounds of top-line international and local artists at the Beyond the Valley Festival, or dip your toes into the sublime grooves of the Phillip Island Jazz Festival.

Surf and turf
The coast is peppered with annual sailing, swimming and surfing competitions, while the fertile inland soils inspire a range of gardening, food and wine events.


Anzac spirit

Anzac Centenary Photographic Exhibition

11 Apr - 16 May 2015

Chris Lermanis (a local photographer specialising in film based photojournalistic style images) has put together a retrospective collection of black...

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Burlesquefest Phillip Island

Burlesquefest Phillip Island

22 - 24 May 2015

Burlesque is back on in Phillip Island this year, with today's launch of the 2015 Phillip Island Burlesque Festival across several local venues....

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Phillip Island Race Track

Phillip Island Ride Days

18 - 19 May 2015, 8 Jun 2015

To enthusiasts from all corners of the earth, Phillip Island Circuit represents the Holy Grail of racetracks. International MotoGP superstars such as...

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Tarwin Lower Season Market

Tarwin Lower Local Market

9 May 2015, 13 Jun 2015, 11 Jul 2015, 8 Aug 2015

Come down to the Tarwin Lower Local Market on the second Saturday of each month. Bring the whole family and make a fun day of it. Stalls include,...

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2013 Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Motorcycle Grand Prix

16 - 18 Oct 2015

Make the pilgrimage to Australia's home of motorcycle racing with friends and family, meet up with old mates and celebrate on an island full of fans.

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pirates day

Coal Creek Pirates Day

31 Oct 2015

Looking for something to do during the school holidays or just enjoy dressing up, then Coal Creek has another fun-packed day for the family. Enjoy a...

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Phillip Island Small Farm + Lifestyle Expo

Phillip Island Small Farm and Lifestyle Expo

7 - 8 Nov 2015

It's time to mark your diary for the inaugural Small Farm and Lifestyle Expo, to be held at the famous Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit. This event...

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The Phillip Island Jazz Festival

13 - 15 Nov 2015

Celebrate live jazz with a weekend of performances, jamming, dining and dancing at the annual Phillip Island Jazz Festival in Cowes in November.

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V8 Supercars Phillip Island SuperSprint

V8 Supercars Phillip Island

20 - 22 Nov 2015

Witness Ford, Holden, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and Volvo battle it out for last minute Championship points on one of Australia's fastest racing tracks.

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Shearwater Festival

Shearwater Festival

28 Nov 2015

The Shearwater Festival is a creative, cultural and environmental initiative that brings communities together to celebrate the migration of the...

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Whip Industries mini bike stunt team

Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show

9 - 10 Jan 2016

The Bass Coast Summer Agriculture Show is an annual event that is packed with exhibitions, competitions entertainment, education and action. The Bass...

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John McGuinness racing to win

23rd International Island Classic

22 - 24 Jan 2016

Held at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, the AMCN International Island Classic is Australia's largest historic motorcycle race. In its 22nd...

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