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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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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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Docklands Sunday Market

Every Sunday. A vibrant and proudly local market set in the heart of Docklands - very close to our our ferry terminal and just 5 minutes from the CBD. The market is presented by an eclectic and creative bunch of people and is a true reflection of the diversity of Melbourne. Stalls feature recycled kids […]

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Igloo Wonderland

Warm up at The Wharf and say goodbye to those winter blues. Back by popular demand are the very welcoming and very warm Winter Igloos; a fully enclosed, transparent igloo perched upon the banks of the Yarra at The Wharf Hotel.

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The Winter Village

Popping up during Melbourne's colder months is The Winter Village; a euro-style winter utopia alighting the top of the Skyline Terrace at Federation Square. The winter wonderland includes an ice skating rink, 21 private igloos and snowfall every hour in the mega igloo dining and drinking hall.

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Low Light Festival

Over the weekends of May and June, Queenscliff comes alight with the luminous boutique Fringe Festival, the Low Light Festival. Aptly named after the offsetting low season of Queenscliff, the festival sees the finest international, national and local artists and culinary talents embracing the seaside town of Queenscliff with warming and immersive comforts and arts.

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Paint & Sip at Leura Park Estate

Use that creativity that lies within you at Leura Park’s esteemed Paint & Sip; a series hosted by renowned local artist, Jacki Burke or Jaimie Bedell-Simpson. The session includes all art supplies, instructions by local artists, premium wine tastings, delectable canapes and your own canvas masterpiece to take home.

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Bellarine Dance Fest

Moonwalk, shuffle, pirouette, chasse your way to the Bellarine Dance Fest; a mighty festival of dance. Held over two days, this gala is non-competitive and open to dancers aged 6-18 years old, living or attending dance classes on the Bellarine and Geelong.

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Good Food and Wine Show

Taking place across an epic three days is Melbourne’s Good Food and Wine Show. Discover new foods, wines and the latest products as hundreds of local and international exhibitors share their wares. 

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Experience and celebrate the magic at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival; a harmonious festival where the world's leading modern masters and sonic innovators are brought right to your doorstep.

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Clay & Cocktails by Candlelight

Armed with a cocktail, get creative! Presented and hosted at Hazy Tales Studio, Clay & Cocktails by Candlelight is an amazingly artful experience.  This session will see you dabbling in the virtuosity of ceramic flowers.

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Seniors Travel Half Price This Winter

Psssst. Did you hear? We’re offering half price adventures every Tuesday and Wednesday in June, July and August. We don’t stop for Winter, so why should you? We love to see people take adventures, and this offer makes that even more tempting as Winter kicks off. You know what they say…seas the day. Save 50% and travel […]

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National Celtic Festival

This June long weekend (7-10 June), Portarlington will play host to the “National Celtic Festival”, an epic four-day celebration of the Celtic culture.  This festival is regarded as Australia’s premier Celtic Festival and attracts over 15,000 people to the region over the long weekend. The Festival uses a range of venues within the town, including […]

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Queenscliffe Bricks

The Rotary Club of Queenscliffe are absolutely delighted to present Queenscliffe Bricks.  View amazing LEGO® creations, get in and amongst it at the master classes, test your skills in competitions and potentially claim your prize, build away in the play area and pick up that LEGO® you have been coveting after at the sales section. 

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The Portarlington Long Weekend Cruise

Local Music.  Local Seafood.  Local Wine. $25 for Adults $15 for Children (kids 3 and under free) Includes: 1 hour cruise and entertainment direct from The National Celtic Festival. Mussel sampling + one on-board drink per person We’re celebrating Her Madge’s Birthday with a jig in our step. Join our crew for a truly Portarlington […]

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Winter Wonderland Ice-Skating Fun

Wrap up in your winter woollies, strap on your skates and pop fun on your agenda this Winter. Queenscliff Harbour is embracing Winter in all its frostiness with a wonderful Winter Wonderland; ice-skating and tobogganing.

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Docklands Firelight Festival

Firelight Festival returns to Docklands, bigger and better than ever in 2019. This explosive three-day festival will feature live entertainment, flame jets, fire drums, water and light shows and fireworks – and it’s all happening right on our doorstep! Friday 28 June, 5pm - 10pm Saturday 29 June, 5pm - 10pm Sunday 30 June, 5pm […]

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Feed the Farm Animals + Lunch

Pop on your gumboots and breathe in the fresh farm air as you meet and greet the friendly animals of Basils Farm these school holidays.

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Pig & Pinot Dinner

Join the Woolshed for Pig & Pinot 2019 on Thursday 4th July in the gorgeous Fireside Room. Indulge on a delicious five course dinner curated by Head Chef, Jordan Monkhouse, matched to some of Australia's most delicious Pinot Noir. Meet the wine makers and experts as they guide you through the food and wine journey […]

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Winter Shiraz Festival 2019

You are warmly invited to help celebrate 2019’s much anticipated Winter Shiraz Festival this July. Gather your family and friends and set sail on an adventure jam-packed with beautiful wine, food and entertainment as the Geelong wine region (yup, Bellarine included!) basks in the mid-winter glow. Feeling excited? You oughta be. There’s a solid line-up […]

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Mussels, Wine and Bay Cruise Tour

Join us for a special mid-winter ‘Mussels, Wine & Bay Cruise' this July. Our guests of honour (and good friends!) from the Little Mussel Café will be on board serving up samples of their famous mussels while you get up close and personal to their coastal Bellarine marine farms. Picture this… ▪ As you head […]

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Geelong Cats vs. Hawthorn at the MCG

Long-time rivals the Geelong Cats and Hawthorn will battle it out again this July. And we all know that when the Cats and the Hawks play, the football world notices. There’s the story, the curse, and the spectacle itself. As always, Port Phillip Ferries have got your back to get you to this blockbuster game […]

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Docklands ‘Christmas in July’ Yarra Cruise

The fun and adventures don’t stop in Winter. In fact, we’re embracing the cosy season with a festive ‘Christmas in July’ cruise along the Yarra, and we warmly invite you to join us. Hop on board our vessel the Bellarine Express at Docklands and see our beautiful city and iconic river from a different perspective […]

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White Night Melbourne Reimagined

White Night Melbourne returns this winter, but not as we know it…Introducing ‘White Night Reimagined’ Head to beautiful wintery Melbourne on the eve of spring as inner-city parks and gardens undergo a transformation to host White Night Reimagined. Artists from across the city the globe will take you on journeys mythological, mysterious and mesmerising. This […]

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