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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 soon.


School Holiday Activities

Treasure Hunt Aboard Arthurs Seat Eagle

Kids will have fun riding the Eagle with their treasure hunt clues.
Find the selected items and go in the draw for a daily prize pack
of Eagle goodies. All entries will go into a draw at the end of the
holidays for a major prize!

Dates: 22nd Sept to 7th October
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Web: www.aseagle.com.au
Ph: 5987 0600


Kids High Tea On The High Seas

Cup Cakes, fairy bread and face painting – Sail the Bay
with Searoad Ferries version of their High Tea for kids
Children (4-15yr) $35 (0-3yr) $15 Adults $55

Dates: 27th Sept to 4th October
Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm (departing Sorrento)
Web: www.searoad.com.au
Ph: 5257 4500


Grand final eve @ Dinosaur World

Step through the gates at Dinosaur World and travel back millions of years…Dinosaur World is all about bringing childrens imagination to life, where their love of dinosaurs is right there in front of them and their own adventure begins………….Come join the fun with face painting & competitions

Date: Friday 28th September
Web: www.dinosaurworld.net.au
Ph: 5977 3018


Grand Final Day @ The Big Goose

Join us at The Big Goose this Grand Final weekend for
some extra footy fun: AND come dressed in your footy teams
colours to receive FREE footy theme face painting!
4m tall footy darts activity, Handball competitions, Kick to kick.
All this and more!

Date: Grand Final day, 29th September
Time: All day
Web: www.thebiggoose.com.au
Ph: 0459 911 549


School Holiday Fun @ Pure Peninsula Honey

Free family farm talks, free honey tastings, learn amazing facts about bees and see bees building honeycomb. In the bee themed gift shop, you can purchase honey ice-creams, honey cider and other gourmet foods made with honey. Bookings essential

Date: Tues, Weds, Sat & Sun
Time: 10:00am
Web: www.purepeninsulahoney.com.au
Ph: 5978 8413


kids eat free @ Flinders Hotel

With every main meal purchased at the Deck Bar & Bistro
Valid for kids under 12yrs

Date: Sept School Hols Monday to Friday
Time: Lunch or Dinner
Web: www.flindershotel.com.au
Ph: Bookings advisable 5989 0201


Fun Begins Where The Sand Meets The Sea

@ Extreme Watersports – $25 activities for the family
from scuba diving to snorkelling, kayaking or stand-up-paddle boarding rentals
Bookings essential

Dates: Mon 10th September to Sunday 7th October
Web: www.extremewatersport.com.au
Ph: 5982 3432


Other Activities

Kids Golf Free @ Rosebud Country Club

Swap Screen Time for Family Time!
Bookings essential. Conditions apply (see website)

Dates: Mon to Fri from 1st Sept to 14th December & after 2pm on Sundays
Web: www.rosebudcountryclub.com.au
Ph: 5950 0888


Literary Lunch @ Bistro Elba

Lunch with bestselling crime writer Sarah Bailey whilst enjoying a delicious 3 course meal with wine for $85pp. Bookings essential

Date: 21st September
Time: 12.30 to 3:30pm
Web: www.bistroelba.com.au
Ph: 5984 4995


Friday lunch special @ Blue Range Estate

For $40 enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch + a glass of wine
of your choice. For menu choices, go to website link

Date: September to November
Time: Lunch
Web: bluerangeestatewines.com.au/our-menu
Ph: 5986 6560


Villa Nell

An exhibition of recent artworks & objects by Lumiere Art + Co.
Inspired by parties, stories & music @ Merricks House Art Gallery

Date: Opening drinks & meet the artist Sat 8th Sept 3:00-5:00pm
Exhibition until 30th September
Gallery hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Web: www.mgwinestore.com.au
Ph: 5989 8088


Discover Zigis @ Flinders Hotel

Tapas menu by Michael Cole
Curated Regional Wine List, Cocktails & Craft Beers

Time: from 3pm Fri, Sat & Sun
Web: www.zigisbar.com.au
Ph: 5989 0201


World Wellness Weekend @ Peninsula Hot Springs

Guests will be immersed in a unique program of experiences with their wellness journey and bathe package (available on this weekend only). The program will include everything from yoga and Pilates classes to sound bathing meditation; body clay workshops to forest bathing walks; tea ceremonies to demonstrations in their ‘Fire & Ice’ area.

Date: Sat 22nd and Sunday 23rd September
Time: 7:00am to 10:00pm
Web: www.peninsulahotsprings.com
Ph: 5950 8777


September and October Deals @ LOQUAT

Thursday = *BYO $12 per bottle ( *Thursday Only )
Friday = Happy Hour 6-7pm in the LOQUAT BAR
Saturday = 2 Course $55.5/ 3 Course $73
Sunday = Menu du Jour 6-7pm Set 2 Course $35
( plus a la carte also available Sundays )

Web: www.loquat.com.au
Ph: 5984 4444


endota red hill

New Age Light Therapy & Relax Massage for only $195 (90 mins)
(refer to website for offer conditions)

Dates: Mon to Thurs only from 17th Sept to 14th Oct
Web: www.endotaspa.com.au/find-a-spa/red-hill
Ph: 5931 0044
Mention Sorrento Beachside Information Centre to receive offer at booking


Spring into September @ Frankston Art Centre

From Rock of Ages to Songs of the Cinema, Swan Lake and much more
Check out the website for a full program

Web: www.artscentre.frankston.vic.gov.au
Ph: 9784 1060


Exclusive Dinner @ Flinders Hotel

Immerse yourself in the world of international culinary genius with a
5-course shared table dinner. $150 pp (all inclusive, meal and wines)

Date: Sat 20th October
Time: 7:00pm
Web: www.flindershotel.com.au
Ph: 5989 0201


Road To Lyon @ Flinders Hotel

4 nights only, we are transforming Zigis Bar into an intimate shared table dining room where you’ll experience the culinary magic of Michael Cole
$125pp

Dates: 13th, 27th Sept, 4th Oct, 22nd Nov
Web: www.flindershotel.com.au
Ph: 5989 0201


Brunch Style High Tea on Searoad Ferries

Indulge in a two tiered, brunch style high tea with a twist, including breakfast favourites such as assorted pastries and quiches alongside the more traditional high tea staples of finger sandwiches & scones.
Served with a refreshing juice, barista made espresso coffee or pot of loose leaf tea and the choice of a cheeky Sunday morning welcome drink of local bubbles, wine or beer supplied by our partners on both sides of the bay.

Sundays from 9th September
Departing Queenscliff & Sorrento @ 11am
Web: www.searoad.com.au
Ph: 5257 4500


Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

July to September program includes events such as
Godwin Bradbeer Masterclass, 2018 National Works on Paper floor talk,
Justin Art House Museum plus more including the ever popular MPRG
Kids workshops

for full details of exhibitions see
Web: www.mprg.mornpen.vic.gov.au
or call into Sorrento Beachside Info Centre for program


Sail to Lunch @ RORO Cafe on the Beach

Just a few steps from the Queenscliff Ferry!
*Enjoy a 2 course Lunch (Main, Dessert & glass of wine) for $39
*Includes return ferry travel

Date: every day from March to November
Web: www.searoad.com.au

* Bookings essential and only available online. Not available long
weekends, public holidays & special event days ie mothers/fathers day


Georgie Bass Cooking School

Huge selection of Winter Cooking Classes
@ $135pp (gift vouchers available) See website
for full description

Date: Every Saturday during September
Time: 10:00am
Web: www.georgiebass.com.au
Ph: 5989 0201 to book


Tennis Anyone!

Book a court online at Boneo Tennis Club. Also Winter social Tuesdays (7:30-9:30pm)
$15 per hour or $20 per hour for night session for court hire

Date: everyday
Web: www.tennis.com.au/boneotc/


Indigenous Cultural Walk & Bathe @ Peninsula Hot Springs

Discover bush tucker, experience guided didgeridoo meditation and enjoy bathing in geothermal springs. Open to all ages. Phone 5950 8777

Date: Fortnightly
Time: 9:00am
Where: Meet at the No.16 Beach car park
Web: www.peninsulahotsprings.com


Peninsula Guided Walks

Sorrento Back Beach

When: Sundays 10:00am
Web: www.peninsulaguidedwalks.com.au
Ph: 0400 566 525


Winter Gin Launch @ Bass & Flinders Distillery

New Winter Gin: spices and warming flavours of the
Winter season – available at the cellar door on website
and to wholesale trade

Date: from 1st June
Web: www.bassandflindersdistillery.com
Ph: 5989 3154


Dinosaur World

Looking for something different to entertain the kids. Step back in time to see all your favourite dinosaurs move and roar in the wonderful prehistoric setting

Dates: Open every day
Times: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Web: www.dinosaurworld.net.au
Ph: 5977 3018


Craft Markets of Australia

Located in one of the State’s most picturesque settings, this market has so much to offer.Flowers bunched and potted spill out onto the walkway at the entrance, music can be heard in the distance. Follow the sandy road through the stalls, stopping to have a chat to the bakers, makers and growers you meet along the way.All bases are covered here – beauty, homewares, children’s accessories, fashion, photography, eco friendly products, furniture, garden goods and more. A foodie’s delight, be sure to come hungry

Date: 30th September & 9th November
Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Web: www.craftmarkets.com.au
Ph: 5976 3266
Parking $5 per car NO dogs allowed in the National Park.


Spring Lamb Banquet @ Portsea Village Resort

Embrace the renewing warmth of spring by celebrating the best
of spring lamb

Date: 15th September
Time: 6:30pm
Web: www.portseavillageresort.com
Ph: 5984 8484 Bookings essential

St Andrews Beach Brewery Winter Special

$20 burger & beer (wagu beef, chicken, fish or jerk pork)

Date: Mon to Thurs
Time: 12:00 – 4:00pm
Web: www.standrewsbeachbrewery.com.au
Ph: 5988 6854


MP Ninth Annual Golf Classic

Entry Fee $775 includes*
Welcome Dinner @ Rosebud CC, 4 days of golf, carts at 3 courses,
souvenir polo shirt, daily & overall prizes, daily lunches &
presentation dinner. For early bird discount must register & pay
by 9th July 2018

Date: 29th October to 1st November
Web: www.golfmorningtonpeninsula.com.au
Ph: 0439 396 617


Oaks Day @ Rye Hotel

Racing, fun, frivolity and fashion. Glass of sparkling on arrival and gourmet lunch
Great raffle prizes!Free sweep on the Oaks. Fashion on the fields.
Full TAB facilities
$25 per person and $3 is donated to Rosebud Hospital

Date: Thurs 8th November
Time: from 12:00 noon
Web: www.ryehotel.com.au
Bookings essential: 5985 7222


Hazelnut Cane Teepee Workshop

MP Experience & Red Hill Truffles are thrilled to introduce the talented Dawn from Peninsula Wild Flower
$150pp (limited to 20 people)

Date: Sunday 11th Nov
Time: 2:00-5:00pm
Book online @ mpexperience.redzy.com


The ABBA Tribute Show – New Years Eve

@ Rosebud Country Club
2 course dinner & Show – Shuttle Bus Available
$80 members – $90 visitors

Date: Monday 31st December
Web: www.rosebudcountryclub.com.au
Ph: 5950 0800


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