Things are happening!


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!

Download What’s On Events PDF

Exotic cars on display over Cup Weekend @ Trofeo Estate

Trofeo is displaying a different kind of horsepower and wine sale. Win a hot lap.
Make a purchase in the cellar door or restaurant during the long weekend and go in the draw to WIN a Hot Lap around Phillip Island Circuit in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo EVO!

Date: Melbourne Cup Weekend – 2nd to 4th of November, 2019
Where: 85 Harrisons Road, Dromana
Ph: 5981 8688

Seniors Special: Devonshire Tea, Ride the Gondola @ Arthurs Eagle

Take this great opportunity to enjoy the views from the comfort of the Gondola atop of Arthurs Seat. Return and enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea all for a very low price of $16.50
Mention this deal and present your seniors card to receive offer!

Dates: Valid Monday to Friday during October
Ph: 03 9784 1060

Dolphins Swims Are Back

Polperro resumes trips on Friday 27th September. Trips, for those choosing either to swim with seals and or dolphins or relax on deck as sightseers on our bay cruises.
Bookings are essential and trips are conducted weather permitting

Ph: 5988 8437 for bookings

‘Inspired by the Outback’ @ Manning Gallery Sculpture Flinders

Iconic Mornington Peninsula artist Terrence Hadler and French-born South Australian sculptor Guy Detot come together to present their newest body of works inspired by the Australian Outback.

Where: 37 Cook Street, Flinders
Dates: 12 October – 30 October, 2019
Time: 10am – 5pm
Ph: 9787 2953; 0419 651 925

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

Textile Classes Aegean Designs Gallery

3 hours of fun and delight. The wonderful resident artist, Allison teaches a class where you’ll learn how to create your very own work of textile art on a chef’s grade apron.
Bubbles and nibbles included.

Dates: 26th October (1:00-4:00pm)
Cost: $120pp includes ALL materials, food and drinks
Where: 1/3760 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea
Bookings essential at

Halloween @ Dromana Drive-In

Haunt mazes – ‘Darkness Manor’ & ‘Infected’.

Dates & Times: See website for full details
Gates, Shel’s Diner & Mazes open from 6:00pm each night
Bookings are essential
Phone: 5931 0022

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

Strawberry Affair @ MP Chocolaterie

Indulge in heavenly combinations of new season local strawberries and couverture chocolate throughout our ranges. Enjoy hosted tasting sessions throughout the affair
Dates: October 16-27
Bookings are essential
Don’t forget the year round activities: Junior Chocolatier classes, Chocolate discovery classes, taste & create workshops and daily tasting sessions
Times & price: see website for full details
Phone: 5989 0040

Bathe in Cinema & World Wellness Weekend @ Peninsula Hot Springs

Each week you will find an experience to take you away into another world. The hot springs activites has something for everyone. Check out their website for a full list of amazing experiences on offer over the coming months.

Dates: October
See website for full details
Ph: 5950 8777

Live Music @ Rye Hotel

$10 Entry

Dates:- Sat 26th Oct – The Fillmore Brothers
Where: Main Sail Upper Deck
Time: Doors open 7:00pm

What’s Happening @ Frankston Art Centre

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

Ph: 03 9784 1060

Barista Workshops @ Blue Mini

Learn fundamental barista techniques in a real café with trained professionals. Suitable for coffee enthusiasts, drink at home gurus and those looking to work in the industry. Cost: $110pp

Dates: 9th November
Time: 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Phone: 5981 2520 (Bookings essential)

Vika & Linda Bull live @ Peninsula Hot Springs

The glorious voices of Vika and Linda on the Amphitheatre stage creates a one-of-a-kind experience.

Date: 26th October 2019
Time: 6:30 – 9:00pm
See website for full details
Ph: 5950 8777

Mornington Peninsula Brewery – Wonderful Winter Activities

Drop in to the Brewery for a good dose of live music, new brews, & Happy Hour Specials

Dates: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and all weekend
Time: See link for all times
Ph: 5976 3663

Grand Reopening the newly surfaced BLUE Boneo Tennis courts

Come on down to Boneo and experience the new Blue courts. Free coaching, games, prizes, BBQ lunch burgers, Jumping castle, Face painting. New members special (Bonus 2 months on annual memberships)

Date: Sunday 27th October
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Ph: 0404 059 070

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

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