Spring has finally sprung and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The dreary winter weather seemed to have stretched on longer this year than any before. Its no wonder the Mornington Peninsula was a buzz over the weekend when the temperate finally rose that extra few degrees, and the blissful sunshine broke through those perpetual clouds!
It’s officially that time of year again when we all get excited about the sunny season ahead, and start planning new adventures to take advantage of this beautiful area we live in. The events and activities hosted on the Mornington Peninsula over spring and summer are endless.
Here’s our quick little guide on what’s coming up in the local area and where we know we’ll be spending our weekends this Spring!
The Seaside Street Food Festival
Wednesday 11th – Sunday October 15th
Wednesday 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Thursday – Sunday 11:00am – 10:00pm
Frankston Waterfront- 7N Pier Promenade, Frankston
The Seaside Street Food Festival brings foodies a delicious line-up of Melbourne’s finest food trucks, craft beer, twilight markets and live entertainment over five days on the breathtaking Frankston waterfront.
Main Street Mornington Festival
Sunday 15th October
Main Street, Mornington
In its 22nd year, the Festival will continue to showcase the cultural lifestyle that its proud peninsula residents enjoy on a daily basis – bringing the elements together: wine, food, music, art, entertainment, shopping, and fun.
Sunday Sessions @ The Briars
Sunday October 29th
The Briars- 450 Nepean HWY, Mount Martha
Sunday Sessions at The Briars are FREE family friendly events running on the last Sunday of each month throughout Spring and Summer. Hosted by Bay Events the events showcase the best live music from local musicians, a beer garden, tasty food and food trucks, beautiful garden lounges, pony rides, free parking and more activities for the kids than you could ever imagine!
Red Hill Community Market
Saturday 4th November (Cup Weekend)
266 Arthurs Seat Road, Red Hill
Located in one of the states most picturesque settings, the Red Hill Community Market brings together over 300 talented stall holders making it a labyrinth of unique treasures worth discovering.
Ladbrokes Peninsula Cup Day – Highview Accounting Cider Marquee
Sunday 5th November
Mornington Racecourse, 320 Racecourse Road, Mornington
Melbourne Racing Club has teamed up with Highview Accounting to create a marquee with the perfect atmosphere for watching the Peninsula Cup. With live music, all-inclusive food from hawker style food stalls, beverage package and a prime trackside enclosure location we know where we’ll be!