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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.

Sorrento Ghost Tours

A 2 hr tour will have you visiting around 12 Historical locations, at least 8 of which are believed to be occupied by Ghosts, including the Continental Hotel, Athenaeum Cinema & Three Palms Restaurant.
$30 adult, $25 student, $20 child U/15

Dates: 16th and 23rd January 2019
Ticket Purchase Ph: 0409 844 768
Bookings essential
Tour Operates Regardless of weather. Please Dress appropriately

Big Kids Can Play @ Boneo Maze

Friday nights are all about sunset, wine in hand, kick off your shoes and try something new. This wine & sculpture package starts @ $20pp – Friday nights are for the adults so no kids activities available. For the full offer visit website.

Dates; 18th & 25th January
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Boneo Tennis Club School Holiday Clinic

Join our school holiday junior tennis clinic hosted by Boneo Tennis Club’s new Tennis Australia Club Professional Head Coach; Paul Gibson. Three days of fun tennis activities open to kids of all ages and abilities.
Free racquets available if required.

Red Ball Clinic (5-7yrs) 9am-11am each day
Orange Ball Clinic (8-10yrs) 11am-1pm each day
Green Ball Clinic (9+yrs) 11am-1pm each day

Prices: $25/clinic or $70 for the 3 days.
For bookings and enquiries call Head Coach Paul – 0419 374 030

January is fun for kids @ Frankston Art Centre

A great line up of seasonal performances in January, with something for everyone including Shrek the Musical, Hot Arts for Cool Kids, Alice in Wonderland and much more

Dates: See website for dates & times
Ph: 9784 1060

The Traders are back at Merricks General Store

Featuring luxury summer apparel, accessories, homewares, gift ideas and more..

Dates: 30th November to 28th January
Ph: 5989 8088

School Holidays @ Sorrento Museum

Includes tour of historical Watts Cottage
Adults: $5 Teenagers $2 Children free

Dates: Weekends (except 23rd Dec & 27th Jan) & Tues & Thurs
Time: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Ph: 5984 0255

Family Farm Talks @ Pure Peninsula Honey

And it’s FREE! Bookings essential

Dates: From Dec 27th to 26th January (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday)
Time: 9.30am
Phone 5978 8413

Summer Twilight Series @ Sorrento Bowls Club

Green fees are $10 (all ages).
Join club members for a casual 2 course meal afterwards $15pp (bookings essential).
Free coaching at the Club every Sunday from 10:30 – 12 noon (just roll up)

Date: 5 selected Fridays (18th Jan, 8th Feb & 8th Mar)
Time: 4:30pm
Ph: 5984 2831

Peter Pan Sand Sculpting @ Boneo Maze

Sand sculpting: launching from 15th December, please view details
Adults $15 Children $10 Senior Concession $12
Child Sand Sculpting Activity $18
Ph: 5988 6385

Summer School Holiday Program for Kids @ Bayplay Adventure Tours

Get the kids wet & wild on a fun school holiday program learning about the aquatic world
in a fun and safe way.

For program visit
Ph: 5984 0888

For Bayplay Adventures Tours – Dive, Kayak, Snorkel, Sail, SUP, Bike Ride
please visit website

Summer Fun @ Sorrento Community Centre

Fantastic fun activities for people of all ages including
Creators Market, Kids Summer Holiday Programme, Art Show and more
For full list of activities contact the Community Centre

Ph: 5984 3360

Junior Ranger Talks & Adventures on the Southern Peninsula

Keep your kids occupied over the summer holidays with a wonderful array
of activities at Parks Victoria such as Wildlife Detective, Flora explorer,
Wonder Walks, Treasure Hunt and much much more. For the full program visit
the website

Dates: 4th to 24th January
Times: Website or Info Centre

Dolphin Discovery Workshop Aboard Searoad Ferries This Summer

A fun and interactive workshop all about Port Phillip’s unique dolphins
and other amazing marine life, including seals & whales!
Play games, see dolphins skulls and meet Bella Burrunan the dolphin
(free with purchase of ferry ticket)

Dates: 21st & 22nd January
Times: Sorrento 1:00pm & 3:00pm, Queenscliff 2:00pm & 4:00pm
Ph: 5257 4500

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

There’s so much happening over summer. From the Obsession:Devil in Detail
exhibition , school holiday workshops to Exhibition Floor Talk &
much more. For program and dates, visit website

Gallery Hours: Tues to Sun 10:00am to 5:00pm
Ph: 5950 1580

Barefoot Cinema @ The Briars

Fun filled, relaxed atmosphere with local musicians, food trucks and stunning views of the vineyard and rolling hills at the historic Briars in Mt Martha. As the sunsets the Briars transforms into a wonderful outdoor cinema. For programs and seating details visit website

Dates: 11th to 27th January

Madotti & Vegas present Magic, Mirth & Mystery

A visual stunning family show with magic & illusion
@ Sorrento Community Centre

Date: 17th to 25th January
for bookings
Tickets $15 or family (4) $50

Portsea Craft Market

Craft Markets Australia present the much loved market at Pt Nepean National Park. Set among the historic Quarantine Station this market offers quality handmade and homegrown products. There is something for everyone.
Free entry. Carparking $5

Date: 20th January
Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Ph: 5976 3266

Celebrate Australia Day @ Sorrento Bowls Club

It’s fun for all the family – and it’s free!
Coaching available & special activities for children of all ages
Free sausage sizzle, books & craft bargains and morning &
afternoon tea available.

Date: 26th January
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Ph: 0412 371 321

Searoad Ferries Presents – Rock the Boat!

Sail the bay for the Summer Sunset Series. Live music, regional beer & wine, continuous food, top deck bar & DJ
$99 early bird tickets or $129 (available on website)

Dates: from Queenscliff Sat 9th Feb, from Sorrento Sat 16th Feb
Time: 8:00pm to 11:00pm

For a full program of Searoad Ferries offerings such as Brunch Style High Tea and much more visit website

Live Music @ Blue Mini

Enjoy live music by local favourites, The Warrains with special guest
Bethany Shields and tapas & drinks at bar prices
Tickets are $15 (which includes a donation to The Edgar’s Mission (a not for profit sanctuary for rescued farm animals.

Date: 22nd February
Time: doors open 5:50pm performance starts 7:00pm
Bookings essential @

Blues @ The Briars

Family friendly event with designated kids activities.
Bring a chair or rug and soak it all up. Featuring artists
19 Twenty, Karen Lee Andrews, Child, Tammy Neilson plus more

Date: 23rd February
Time: Gates open 11:00am
or Eventbrite

Tina Turner Tribute @ Rosebud Country Club

2 course dinner & show $70 members $80 Visitors
Bookings essential

Date: 30th March
Ph: 5950 0800

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