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From colourful racing carnivals to Grand Slam tennis, there's always something exciting happening in Victoria. With food and wine events, jazz, and comedy shows, surfing tournaments, and flower and garden displays – Victoria celebrates with major festivals and special events throughout the year.

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Plays & musicals

Kinky Boots Australia

Melbourne loves Kinky Boots! Melbourne audiences are raving about Kinky Boots, the hilarious and heart-warming new musical now playing at Her...

Until 26 Mar 2017

Community

Castlemaine State Festival

The Castlemaine State Festival is a ten day extravaganza of art, music, film, culture and fun. The program is packed full of captivating events in...

Until 26 Mar 2017

Motor sport

Formula 1 Grand Prix

Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.

Until 26 Mar 2017

Theatre & performing arts

Asia TOPA

This event is held at various locations, please see website for further information. Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts is an...

Until 30 Apr 2017

Motor sport

V8 Supercars Phillip Island

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.

21 - 23 Apr 2017

Gardens & agriculture

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

29 Mar - 2 Apr 2017

Festivals

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Raise a toast to regional producers and savour a meal and a glass of wine at delicious food festival events, including the World's Longest Lunch.

31 Mar - 9 Apr 2017

Festivals

Portarlington Mussel Festival

Now in its eleventh year, the Portarlington Mussel Festival is a great day out for the entire family. Set in the delightful village of Portarlington...

13 Jan 2018

Comedy

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

29 Mar - 23 Apr 2017

Sports

Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

Surf's up at Bells Beach every Easter, when the world's top ranked surfers carve up the waves and compete for the most sought after trophy in surfing.

12 - 24 Apr 2017

Literature

Clunes Booktown Festival

Indulge in a weekend of book browsing when Clunes becomes a European-styled Booktown, complete with collectable titles, writers talks, and workshops.

6 - 7 May 2017

Festivals

Grampians Grape Escape

See celebrity chef Miguel Maestre in action and soak up the live music and family fun – all in the heart of the beautiful Grampians National Park.

6 - 7 May 2017

Festivals

High Country Harvest

High Country Harvest 2017 celebrates the finest innovative food, wine, craft beer and spirits in Victoria's spectacular North East. 53 innovative...

5 - 21 May 2017

Sports

Great Ocean Road Running Festival

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival, 20-21 May attracts thousands of participants seeking to conquer one of the most stunning and unique marathons...

20 - 21 May 2017

Sports

Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour Match 1: Brazil vs Argentina

See Neymar Jr and Messi in an all-star soccer line-up as the Brazil and Argentinian national teams go head-to-head in the ultimate football match.

9 Jun 2017
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