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

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

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

Barry Hall vs Paul Gallen @ The Rye Hotel

If Boxing is your gig, then head into the Rye Hotel for a few bevvies and watch the fight live on the big screen with a few mates

Date: Friday 15th of November, 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Ph: 5985 7222

‘Miertje Skidmore’ @ Manyung Gallery Sorrento

Presenting Miertje’s stunning new body of works at our Sorrento Gallery this November. Please join us at the opening, Saturday November 2nd, from 11am to celebrate Miertje’s vibrant works and meet the artist.

Where: 113 Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento
Date: November 7th, 2019
Time: 10am – 5pm

Anniversary Soiree @ Bass & Flinders Distillery

An evening designed to delight the senses, with four perfectly curated Bass & Flinders cocktails matching canapes and live music to get everyone into the birthday spirit.

Where: 40 Collins Road, Dromana
Date: 16th November 2019
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Bookings essential – $85pp
Email: for any dietary requirements

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

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

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

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

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

The Rye Hotel – Live Music

Jimmy Harwood musician with special guests Indigo McKeon and Yara
$10 entry

Date: November 23rd, 2019
Time: Doors open 8:30pm
Location: Main Sail Bar, Rye Hotel
Bookings essential

Westernport Ferries – Wine – Food – Music

Picnic in the Park
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
From $56 Adults
From $30 Seniors
Location: Mandalaye Park, French Island
Phone: 5257 4565 Bookings essential

Mornington Peninsula Beachside Tourism