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Sail, Rail & Dine with the Q Train – Every Thursday

Every Thursday: Depart Melbourne by ferry, and experience a day on the Bellarine that you'll never forget. The exciting new Q Train & Port Phillip Ferries have partnered together to arrange this incredible journey that will take your breath away. Sail from Docklands, Melbourne to Portarlington on board the beautiful ferry. Arrive in Portarlington to […]

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Sense and Sight: Dialogue in the Dark x Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Sense & Sight combines two completely immersive experiences - Dialogue in the Dark and the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. Take a sensory tour through Melbourne in complete darkness at Dialogue in the Dark at The District Docklands, then catch the birds-eye view of our beautiful city as you fly high in the Melbourne Star Observation […]

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District Docklands Makers Market x Rose St. Artists’ Market

Every Sunday. The District Makers Market has joined forces with The Rose St. Artists' market to bring you Melbourne’s best art and design talent, handmade and homemade crafters, artists and culinary wizards. Taking place every Sunday throughout Spring and Summer, The District Makers Market is a celebration of locally made products and THE place to […]

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Marvellous Tours of Marvel Stadium

Take a “Behind the Scenes” tour of Marvel Stadium. Visit the AFL players’ change rooms, the players/coaches’ briefing room, the coaches’ box, experience the feel of walking up the AFL umpires’ tunnel and much more. Visit the Media Centre where the coaches go ‘head-to-head’ at the conclusion of an AFL match with the media. At […]

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School of Rock: The Musical

Photo Credit via Insta - @sormusical Are you ready to rock? Based on the iconic, hit movie, “School of Rock”, this upbeat musical takes you on a journey of a ‘wannabe’ rock star who takes up teaching some ‘did-not-know-they-were' rock star pupils to earn some extra cash. The cast and the music set the dial […]

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Docklands Sunday Market

Every Sunday. A vibrant and proudly local market set in the heart of Docklands, just 5 minutes from our ferry terminal. This ever-changing bazaar features a rotating assortment of art, handmade crafts, fair-trade goods, kids clothes and toys, books, beautiful jewellery, independent fashion, candles, soap, beauty and gifts – all lovingly crafted and handmade by […]

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Melbourne Night Noodle Markets

Food, glorious foooood! Melbourne’s favourite Asian hawker market under-the-stars returnis to Birrarung Marr from Thursday 8 - Sunday 25 November. The city will be set alight with the smells, sights and sounds of over twenty sizzling Asian food stalls. Food-lovers can tick destinations off their culinary bucket list, indulging in unique dishes inspired by street […]

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Myer Christmas Animated Windows

Christmas is coming, and so too are the quintessentially Melbourne Myer Christmas Animated Windows. Marking its 63rd year, Myer’s lauded Christmas Windows will be revealed to the masses at twilight on Friday 9th November. The storyline of the Myer Windows remains a secret until opening day, however expect to be wowed with the theme based […]

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Terindah Estate Cruise, Lunch & Wine Tastings

On any Thursday, Saturday or Sunday, cruising direct from Melbourne, visitors have the chance to access the bountiful Bellarine Peninsula via a cruise across the bay.  Your scenic journey departs Victoria Harbour, Docklands and arrives at Portarlington Pier, a short 5 minute drive from Terindah Estate. Terindah is a 100 acre property which boasts panoramic […]

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North Bellarine Film Festival

Lovers of fine film rejoice – the North Bellarine Festival is returning for another season in November. Held in the cosy confines of the Black Box Theatre at the Potato Shed, Drysdale, five critically acclaimed feature films will be shown over the festival weekend, along with a program of short films. Animation, experimental and avant-garde […]

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Summer Gardening Workshop at Basils Farm

The suns out, get your gardening gloves out! Prepare your garden for the warmer months at this hands-on workshop that will see you learning about what to plant for the summer months (including natives and drought-tolerant plants), the optimal nutrients for your garden, integrating composting & mulching and a comprehensive guide to irrigation & water […]

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Musical Menagerie: Melbourne Star x Melbourne Music Week

Melbourne is spoiled for choice when it comes to live music, but this event is truly original. Melbourne Music Week (MMW), is taking over the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel for a set of mini parties in ten of its cabins, each of which will hold a stripped back local act and a small audience. Ten […]

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Queenscliff Music Festival

Stalwarts know to the keep the “last weekend in November” free for the Queenscliff Music Festival. This iconic Bellarine event has been serving up high-quality and diverse music for well over two decades now, and this year QMF returns with one of their strongest line-ups yet. The 22nd Queenscliff Music Festival will showcase the best in Australian […]

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The Creators Market @ Terindah Estate

Get excited, folks. The Creators Market is heading back to Terindah Estate in November. Popping-up just in time for the silly season, The Creators Market brings together some of the best handmade and homemade crafters, artists and culinary wizards for a one-day event celebrating locally made products and produce. Sounds like the perfect opportunity to […]

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‘You Go Girl’ Weekend at Big4 Bellarine

‘You Go Girl’ is a special weekend of celebrating, connecting and creating memories to cherish and keep with your sisterhood. Gather your daughters, sisters, girlfriends, nannas, and the amazing women who add value to your life and spend the weekend with Big4 Bellarine for one giant, girly, group hug. Accommodation, activities and some sweet surprises […]

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Pirate Sundays at Polly Woodside

Our boaty neighbours over at Polly Woodside are inviting all scallywags and buccaneers to come aboard their tall ship for ‘Pirate Sunday’ - held on the first Sunday of each month. Join the Polly crew and discover what the swashbuckling life was like on a tall ship sailing the seven seas. The first treasure hunt […]

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Docklands Christmas Sunday Market

The lovely folk at the Docklands Sunday Market cordially invite you to join in on the festive cheer at their special Christmas Market. With extended shopping hours until 8pm, free entertainment all day and a plethora of Melbourne’s best craft and design talent, artists and culinary wizards - this market is great way to kick-off […]

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La Mauvaise Reputation: French Gypsy Jazz at Bouchon

Bouchon at Bellarine are hosting an evening of wonders that includes French Gypsy Jazz band La Mauvaise Reputation and a delicious four course French dinner. La Mauvaise Reputation will serande guests with an uplifting selection of French songs ranging from Edith Piaf to Serge Gainsbourg revamped in a Django Reinhardt style. Bouchon at Bellarine Estate […]

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Wonderland Spiegeltent Barwon Heads Summer Series

There’s no need to run away to the circus this summer – it’s coming to you! The Wonderland Spiegeltent is rolling back into Barwon Heads for another jam-packed series fantastic and impressive shows, and are bringing a colourful array of characters with them. After a day of surf, sand and sun the Wonderland Spiegeltent will […]

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Free Concert Series

A Melbourne tradition on par with the Myer Christmas Windows - the MSO is returning to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl for a series of free concerts in February. Not only will they provide the perfect soundtrack for summer picnics, they are also celebrating 90 years of performing free for eager Melburnians. What a feat! […]

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BY THE C at Leura Park Estate

It doesn’t get more summer than an open-air concert among the rolling vines, and Leura Park is set to round the season out on a high note with BY THE C - a celebration of live music, food and community on the Bellarine. BY THE C will play host to one of Australia's greatest musical […]

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