JANUARY

THE MOYNEYANA FESTIVAL

Dec 2016 - Jan 2017

The Moyneyana Festival is known for its enduring tribute to community spirit. The festival runs over five weeks from Christmas Eve through to Australia Day each year. Initiated in 1947, the festival helps to raise funds for the local hospital, and attracts crowds of 15,000 visitors each year.

FEBRUARY

APOLLO BAY SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

February 2017

Delivering everything you would expect from a town famous for seafood, the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival and Local Produce Festival is an aquatic smorgasbord serving up all the deliciousness supplied in abundance from the local waters.

FEBRUARY

HEYWOOD WOOD, WINE & ROSES FESTIVAL

2017 - date to be confirmed

Community family based festival for all ages commencing 10am til 11pm - 13 hrs of non stop family entertainment

MARCH

PORT FAIRY FOLD FESTIVAL

March 10th - 13th 2017

Since its inception the festival will have presented around 3,500 acts including over 500 internationals and over 12,000 musicians to an audience of beyond 240,000 ticket holders and 1,000,000 attendances to the wee village of Port Fairy.

APRIL

KOROIT IRISH FESTIVAL

April 28-29-30, 2017

The Koroit Irish Festival is a three day festival that celebrates Irish heritage through music, dancing, singing and even spud picking! 

2017

FUN 4KIDS FESTIVAL

June/July 2017 - to be confirmed

Fun4Kids Festival is Australia’s BEST children’s festival made up of 17 incredible fun zones full of kids’ entertainment and activities. With so many things to do in one location, you can choose your own adventure and enjoy the festival at your own pace.

2017

PORT FAIRY WINTER WEEKENDS

June/July 2017 - dates to be confirmed

Presenting a fire & water-themed winter celebration of food, wine, music, performance, arts & community   •   Port Fairy, Victoria

SEPTEMBER

LORNE  FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS

September 2017 - dates to be confirmed

From breathtaking cabaret, junkyard theatre and comedic genius to powerhouse harmonies, heartbreaking ballads and howling late night jazz,  FOPA 2016 will bring exciting emerging and seasoned performers to Lorne for a weekend of intoxicating shows.

October

BIRREGURRA FESTIVAL & ART SHOW

October 2017 (date to be confirmed)

An event synonymous with quality farm produce, agricultural displays, craft and live local music and held on the second weekend of October annually.

October

SPRING MUSIC FESTIVAL, PORT FAIRY

7th - 9th October 2017

From traditional chamber music classics to exciting new works the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival brings quality performances by established and emerging musicians to the world’s most liveable town.

NOVEMBER

TOAST TO THE COAST FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL

October 29 & 30 2016

Take the opportunity to explore one of Australia’s truly iconic wine regions and taste your way across The Bellarine, Moorabool Valley and Surf Coast, as our region’s producers showcase the best Geelong winery experience on offer while you relax and enjoy our acclaimed wines.

NOVEMBER

UPWELLING FESTIVAL, PORTLAND

29th October 2016

A celebration of the natural wonders brought to the town of Portland by the Bonney Upwelling. A free, one-day event in Portland, Victoria which offers a fantastic and vibrant way for the community and visitors to celebrate the unique features of our beautiful coastal town.

DECEMBER

FALLS FESTIVAL, LORNE

December 28-31 2016

The Falls Festival not only attracts some of Australia’s best bands but also a huge crowd for the New Years Eve celebration.