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Phillip Island Food and Wine Festival

The Phillip Island Food and Wine Festival showcases the absolute best food and drink from the region. As one of the ultimate food and wine events of...

Phillip Island Food And Wine Festival

Phillip Island Events

The coastal paradise of Phillip Island is not only known for its serenity and natural wonders but also renowned for its unique and popular events.

The region is home to several internationally renowned festivals that include music festivals, art exhibitions, live shows, as well as the world famous MotoGP.

2020/2021 Phillip Island Racetrack & Island Events Calendar Guide


Come to Phillip Island to witness the biggest super bike race on Australia’s racing calendar, the MotoGP. See Honda and Yamaha battle it out against Ducati and Suzuki for place on the podium. The Superbike World Championship is another racing event which is held over three days. This huge racing event is guaranteed to bring thrills and spills and provides great entertainment for all ages.

For sporting enthusiasts, check out the range of triathlon, swimming, running and cycling event held on Phillip Island. The San Remo Channel Challenge is a racing event that includes a 500 metre swim across the channel between San Remo and Phillip Island. Hundreds of participants head to this small township to compete in this race year after year.

Visitors should also check out the Phillip Island Multisport Festival. This event is a combination of a triathlon event as well as separate cycling and running competitions. There is also a twilight fun run which is suitable for the whole family. There are races that are suitable for all ages and abilities, as well as a paratriathalon for athletes with a disability.

One of the biggest events held year after year on Phillip Island is Schoolies, the week-long holiday for students to celebrate the end of their high school exams. During the Schoolies celebration, there are plenty of parties with DJ’s, live music, beach parties, pool parties and so much more.

For music lovers, check out the Phillip Island Jazz Festival and at Christmas, don’t miss out the various Carols by Candlelight events held for free in various locations on Phillip Island. There is a range of events held all throughout the year, so check the event calendar to make sure you don’t miss out!



Wonthaggi Car Show

Wonthaggi Car Show

Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve, Wonthaggi, VIC
TBA - Sep 2020

The Wonthaggi Car Show is a family-friendly fundraising event that aims to raise funds for different charities. Everyone is invited to appreciate the stunning array of vehicles for a good cause. Wonthaggi Car Show, 2021...

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Kidz Mini Mudda

Kidz Mini Mudda

Wonthaggi Primary School, Wonthaggi, VIC
TBA - Oct/Nov 2020

Kidz Mini Mudda is a thrilling obstacle course for kids involving lots of mud and fun! The course is around 2 kilometres long and designed for kids who are 6 up to 13 years of age. Kidz Mini Mudda, 2020 Dates, Muddy...

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Motogp

MotoGP

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Ventnor, VIC
TBA - October 2021

Come to Phillip Island to witness the biggest superbike race on Australia’s racing calendar, the MotoGP. In 2021, you will be able to see crowd favourites Valentino Rossi, Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso battle...

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Coronet Bay Fun Run

Coronet Bay Fun Run

Fred Gration Reserve, Coronet Bay, VIC
01 November 2020

The Coronet Bay Fun Run is an exciting community event that takes place at the Coronet Bay Community Hall located at Fred Gration Reserve. During the event, participants can choose to walk, run or even take a billy cart...

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Phillip Island Pro Qs1000

Phillip Island Pro QS1000

Cape Woolamai Beach, Cape Woolamai, VIC
TBA - Nov 2020

The Phillip Island Pro QS1000 is a premier surf event that takes place for several days at Cape Woolamai every November. Before the event, several World Qualifying Series Events are held around the globe. Phillip Island...

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Phillip Island Jazz Festival

Phillip Island Jazz Festival

Ramada Resort Resort Phillip Island, Cowes, VIC
13 November 2020 to 15 November 2020

The Phillip Island Jazz Festival is a must-attend event for those who love all things jazz. At this annual festival, well-known jazz bands and musicians come together to play a wide variety of music from many jazz...

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Phillip Island Schoolies

Phillip Island Schoolies

All Over Phillip Island, Cowes, VIC
21 November 2020 to 12 December 2020

Phillip Island Schoolies week is an Australian tradition that allows high school graduates to enjoy a week-long holiday just after their last high school exams finish. As one of the most popular events amongst...

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Targa Florio

Targa Florio

RACV Inverloch Resort, Inverloch, VIC
26 November 2020 to 29 November 2020

Targa Florio is an iconic motor event and competition that has its roots in Sicily back in 1906. It grew to be one of the most unique and historical events among classical car enthusiasts globally, and it is now being...

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Island Magic

Island Magic

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Ventnor, VIC
28 November 2020

As the home to the renowned Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island hosts an array of racing events including the popular V8 Supercars and Superbike championships. In November each year, Phillip Island plays host to another...

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Carols By Candlelight San Remo

Carols by Candlelight San Remo

San Remo Foreshore, San Remo, VIC
TBA: December 2020

Carols by Candlelight San Remo is an annual Christmas tradition on Phillip Island, attracting festive singers from the Bass Coast and beyond. Sponsored by the Lions Club, the event is great fun for the whole family as...

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Cowes Carols By The Bay

Cowes Carols by the Bay

The Amphitheatre, Cowes, VIC
TBA - December 2020

Every year, hundreds gather to share festive spirit and sing at Cowes Carols by the Bay, organised by the Inter-Church Council of Phillip Island and San Remo. Catch up with friends or bring the family as you make your...

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Island Foreshore Festival

Island Foreshore Festival

Cowes Jetty Triangle, Cowes, VIC
TBA - Summer/Autumn 2020 & 2021

The Island Foreshore Festival is an exciting showcase of music, crafts, and local food. Located right by the Cowes Jetty Triangle, on the foreshore headed to Erehwon Point, visitors will be delighted at the sheer array...

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Inverloch Sounds Of Summer

Inverloch Sounds of Summer

Thompson Reserve, Inverloch, VIC
28 December 2020

Inverloch Sounds of Summer is one of the hottest events during the festival season. Located just two hours away from the Melbourne CBD, the scenic surrounds of Thompson Reserve come alive with art, music, and relaxing...

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Phillip Island New Year’s Eve

Phillip Island New Year’s Eve

The Jetty Triangle, Cowes, VIC
31 December 2020 to 01 January 2021

Phillip Island New Year’s Eve celebrations are organised by the local council and are always highly anticipated during the holiday season. Ring in the new year in style with mind-blowing fireworks, performers that...

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Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show

Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show

Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve, Wonthaggi, VIC
09 January 2021 to 10 January 2021

The Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show is a yearly event held in the southern beach town of Wonthaggi near Phillip Island. This huge show draws thousands of visitors each year with heaps of rides, food, competitions...

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Kustoms Nationals

Kustoms Nationals

Various Locations, Phillip Island, VIC
TBA - January 2021

The annual Kustoms Nationals will be held again on Phillip Island and is an event not to be missed by car lovers everywhere. Every year, thousands of hot-rod enthusiasts come to this event to witness the latest and...

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Cape Paterson Aquathon

Cape Paterson Aquathon

Cape Paterson First Surf Beach, Cape Paterson, VIC
TBA - Jan 2021

The Cape Aquathon is an exciting swim race and is also a part of the Bass Coast Series. Together with the Cowes Classic, Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic, and the Channel Challenge, this race is one of the most...

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Kilcunda Lobster Festival

Kilcunda Lobster Festival

Kilcunda Foreshore Car Park , Kilcunda, VIC
24 January 2021

The Kilcunda Lobster Festival is an annual community and fundraising event that occurs each January. Located on the foreshore area of Kilcunda, the full-day family-friendly festival invites everyone to enjoy lobster...

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Beyond Dance

Beyond Dance

TBA, Cowes, VIC
24 January 2021

Beyond Dance is a creative dance and fundraising event that benefits Beyond Blue, which is a non-profit organization that seeks to help those suffering from mental illness, anxiety, and depression. The event focuses on...

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San Remo Channel Challenge

San Remo Channel Challenge

San Remo Foreshore, San Remo, VIC
TBA - February 2021

While visiting Phillip Island in February, make sure you check out the San Remo Channel Challenge. This is a racing event that includes a 500 metre swim across the channel between San Remo and Phillip Island. Hundreds...

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Woolamai Cup

Woolamai Cup

Woolamai & District Racing Club, Woolamai, VIC
TBA - February 2021

A day at the races has been a family-friendly tradition for years, so keep the tradition going by taking your family to see the Woolamai Cup. Held at the Woolamai Race Course, you’ll be treated to stunning views...

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Cowes Classic

Cowes Classic

Cowes Pier, Cowes, VIC
TBA - February 2021

With a gorgeous oceanic backdrop and amazing surrounding lush forest, the township of Cowes attracts a huge number of tourists every year. While offering you a diverse array of things to see, do and explore, Phillip...

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Little Penguin Dash

Little Penguin Dash

Cowes Beach, Silverleaves, VIC
TBA - February 2021

The Little Penguin Dash is junior biathlon for 7 to 14-year-olds; with a beach run of 100m and inshore swim of 200m (7-10yo) or 400m (11-14yo) – completed within the Cowes foreshore of Phillip Island and run in...

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Phillip Island Classic

Phillip Island Classic

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island, VIC
TBA - March 2021

The Phillip Island Classic Festival is another popular offering of the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. This renowned Motorsport festival runs for three days in the month of March. With over 500 entries, many from...

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Inverloch Art Show

Inverloch Art Show

The Stadium - Inverloch Hub, Inverloch, VIC
05 March 2021 to 08 March 2021

The Inverloch Art Show is a fundraising art event that helps local families with financial difficulties. Art enthusiasts are invited to support this cause by visiting the event where they can help with purchases of...

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Woolamai Picnic Races

Woolamai Picnic Races

Woolamai & District Racing Club, Woolamai, VIC
TBA - March 2021

A day at the races has been a family-friendly tradition for years, so keep the tradition going by taking your family to see the Woolamai Picnic Races on Phillip Island. At the Woolamai Racecourse, you’ll be...

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Victorian State Circuit Racing Championship

Victorian State Circuit Racing Championship

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Ventnor, VIC
TBA - May 2021

The Victorian State Circuit Racing Championship is a thrilling annual racing series held at Phillip Island, along with Sandown and Winton. The weekend features a top-notch range of categories such as MGs, HQ Holdens...

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The Inverloch Jazz Festival

Inverloch Jazz Festival

Multiple Venues in Inverloch, Inverloch, VIC
06 August 2021 to 08 August 2021

The Inverloch Jazz Festival will have over 50+ bands and musicians playing at this fantastic event! This festival aims to raise money for a number of different charities as well provide fantastic entertainment for the...

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Australian Production Car Series

Australian Production Car Series

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Ventnor, VIC
TBA - Aug 2021

The Australian Production Car Series is an event sanctioned by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS). The racing events take place throughout the year and in many parts of Australia, including Phillip...

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Phillip Island Food And Wine Festival

Phillip Island Food and Wine Festival

Cowes Jetty Triangle, Cowes , VIC
TBA - Nov 2021

The Phillip Island Food and Wine Festival showcases the absolute best food and drink from the region. As one of the ultimate food and wine events of the area, you can expect a huge array of local producers offering...

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