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Upcoming Local Events & Attractions

There is always something happening here on the Mornington Peninsula – festivals, exhibitions, sporting events, food and wine tastings, markets and much more! Check out below to see what is coming up. You can also download our current what’s on list too!

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Sorrento Foreshore Christmas Carols

The Sorrento foreshore Concert and Fireworks with local primary school choirs and musicians, Santa, face painting and Rotary sausage sizzle.

It’s a great evening for all the family to bring a picnic, enjoy the show and the sunset culminating in a spectacular fireworks display.
Phone: 0412 260 146
Free event
Date: Sunday 8th December
Time: 6:00pm onwards

Graeme Base’s Animalia in Sand @ Boneo Discovery Park

World first Sand Sculpting Augmented Reality Experience
Date: 14th December 2019 to 30th April 2020
Phone: 5988 6385
DISCOUNTED Pre sale tickets available online now!

Meet Santa & his Helpers @ MP Chocolaterie

Bring the kids to meet Santa and his helper Miss Elf on Saturday and Sundays 10am-2pm. Kids will love the new Christmas colouring page and the letterbox for Santa.
Date: 1st – 22nd December, 2019
Address: Cook Street, Flinders

Free Tennis Month @ Boneo Tennis Club

Book a court on any Sunday during NOVEMBER and play tennis for free.


Kids Art Classes @ Christopher Vine Gallery

Take your kids and yourself to a morning or afternoon full of colour and art. You’ll be surprised by the delightful art created to take home. Visit Christopher Vine’s studio in Sorrento or log onto the website for bookings

Weekdays: Kids classes 10-12:00
Weekends: Adults classes 2:00-5:00

Cheese tasting @ Boatshed Cheese

Cellar door open Tues to Friday 9-3.
Cooking classes also available (Bookings essential)

Where: 3/10 Thomson Terrace, Dromana
Ph: 0414 250 754

Craft Markets Australia @ Pt Nepean

Where: Point Nepean – Quarantine Station, Portsea
Ph: 5976 3266

What’s Happening @ Frankston Art Centre

Here’s just some of the great shows you can see in November – The Wine Bluffs, Rockin’ Through The Ages plus much more. For full details visit website

Ph: 03 9784 1060

Debbie Nankervis @ Aegean Designs Gallery in Portsea

Allison and the team are welcoming ‘Put out the Fire’ by Debbie Nankervis. Debbie is a brilliant photographer that needs to be seen

Date: Opening 3:00 to 5:00 Sunday 8th December, 2019
Join Aegean for bubbles, nibbles and live music by Henry Hugo
Exhibition runs from December 9th to 16th of December
Ph: 0424 545 366
Address: 1/3760 Point Nepean Road, Portsea

Summer Vinyasa + Sound @ Ocean Beach Yoga

To celebrate the first day of Summer, join us for Flowing Yoga class accompanied by live sound: crystal bowls, flute, voice & guitar

Date: Sunday 1st December, 2019
Cost: $55
Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Ph: 0409 409 252 – Bookings recommended

Fried Chicken Friday @ Pt. Leo Estate

Join us on the Wine Terrace for Phil Wood’s special fried chicken, cob salad and a welcome
Pt. Leo Estate wine or Jetty Road beer

Date: Fridays – 6th Dec, 3rd Jan, 7th Feb, 6th March, 2019
Cost: $45pp
Time: 6:00pm
Ph: 5989 9011 – Bookings recommended

Sprinter Wine Tours @ Pt. Leo Estate

Experience Pt. Leo Estate’s bespoke experiences with a private luxury transfer from either your private residence, city hotel or your office straight to Pt. Leo Estate. From here you are able to experience a truly delicious dining experience in either ‘Laura’ or Pt. Leo Restaurant

Dates: Bookings essential
Phone: 5981 2520 (Bookings essential)
Address: 3649 Frankston-Flinders Road, Merricks VIC 3916

Rebecca Barnard plays Joni Mitchel @ Badcoe Hall, Pt Nepean

A performance at Point Nepean in Support of the Sorrento Museum. Be swept away by the music of Joni Mitchell in the haunting location of Badcoe Hall situated at Point Nepean.
Food and Bar available from 6:30pm

Dates: Friday 29th and Saturday 30th of November, 2019
Ph: 03 5984 0255

Georgie Bass Cafe – Cookery Classes

Brush up your culinary skills and enjoy cooking in a world class kitchen with award winning ‘chef of the year’, Michael Cole. Create meals from Patch to plate, cook with shellfish, vegan, gluten free, dumplings . . . the list goes on. For a full description, dates and times see the website or call 5989 0201 to make a booking

Date: Saturdays and selected Wednesdays through to December, 2019
Bookings essential

Enchanted Adventure Garden – Father & Daughter Discover Day

We are delighted to be hosting the team from Big Sister Experience for a ‘Father & Daughter Day on Sunday 1st December from 10:00am to 2:00pm. An interactive workshop for fathers and daughter to strengthen their bond and connection.

Date: Sunday, December 1st, 2019
15% off tickets
Web: (enter code EAG15) at checkout to receive discount
Bookings essential

Enchanted Adventure Garden – New Attraction

We are so excited to announce we are full steam ahead on the construction of our brand new attraction – the ‘SKY SCRAMBLE’. This aerial playground promises adventure in the sky but without the harnesses! Think rope bridges, scramble nets, slides and cubbies up in the air. Phase 1 will be opening before Christmas

Date: Opening before Christmas

The Rye Hotel – Live Music

Ninch Fest Warm Up – featuring Stiff Richards, Bleach, Fergus & the Gurners, Bellhop, Rennie & the Shit Chairs

Date: December 7th, 2019
Time: Doors open 6:00pm, Bands at 6:30
Location: Main Sail Bar, Rye Hotel
Price: Pre tix $20 at the door $25
Bookings essential

Animalia In Sand @ Boneo Discovery Park

See this Australian Classic children’s book come alive, carved from 3500 tonnes of sand

Date: 14th December (official opening) to 30th April 2020 (official closing)
Prices: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Children (3-15) $12, Children (0-2) Free of Charge
Prices above are for all day entry, sand workshop, games, wetlands, bird hide and boardwalk paths
Location: 695 Limestone Road, Fingal
Phone: 5988 6385

Open Day @ Portsea Golf Club

9 Hole Play | Live Music | Food Available |Beer and Wine Tasting

All Welcome from 1pm | Register via the website today
Date: 29th December, 2019
All Welcome from 1pm | Register via the website today
Location: 46 London Bridge Road, Portsea
Phone: 5981 6100

Celebrate Australia Day @ Sorrento Bowling Club

Free Family Community Day | Children’s Activities |Free Sausage Sizzle |
Barefoot Bowls for all ages
Clubhouse Bar and Devonshire Teas available

Official Flag Raising Ceremony 10:30am
Time: 10:00am to 3:30pm
No bookings required
Location: David Macfarlan Oval (rear of Football Oval)
Phone: For further information call 0412 371 321

Barefoot bowls for families @ Sorrento Bowling Club

From now through Summer have fun at Sorrento Barefoot Bowls. Book in for barefoot bowls for families, friends, hens parties, bucks parties, Christmas parties, staff parties.
All clubhouse facilities available for use including BBQ
Dates: From now through Summer
Price: $10pp minimum booking 10ppl
Bookings: Call 0412 371 321 or email

Barefoot Cinema @ Point Nepean, Portsea & The Briars, Mt Martha

Siting in the nature, soaking up the sunset as the big screen comes to live with a glass of wine, and a tasty treat from the food trucks

Dates: Point Nepean, Portsea – 26th Dec 2019 to 7th Jan 2020
The Briars, Mt Martha – 10th Jan 2019 to 26th Jan 2020

Bar & Grill Alfresco @

The Portsea Village Resort Bar & Grill are bringing alfresco, a la carte dining to the Village of Portsea. Happy Hour 5-6 on Fridays and Saturdays. They also feature special events
Dates: See website for full details
Phone: 5984 8484 (Bookings essential)

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