The Australia Day Long Weekend is upon us (already!), this year is already flying by!!! If you're looking for something fun to do over the break, here is the Joel Hood Property team's top picks of what's on in the Mornington Peninsula this weekend...
Australia Day Fireworks at Mornington & Rye | 26 January 9:00 to 10:30 PM
Finish the day's celebrations off with a bang! The Mornington Peninsula official fireworks will be held in two locations this year - at Rye and Mornington. Get in early to get the best vantage point!
Rye Foreshore, Pt Nepean Rd, Rye from 9.15pm*
Mornington Park, cnr Schnapper Point Dve & Esplanade, Mornington from 9.30pm*
*Subject to weather!
Australia Day Weekend Races | Friday 25th January 12.00 to 5.00 PM
Enjoy a relaxing day at the races and experience first class racing action at one of the most picturesque racecourses in Victoria, our very own Mornington Racecourse, 320 Racecourse Rd, Mornington.
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne | Wednesday 23rd January 8:00 to 10:00 PM
After several successful European tours in 2017 and 2018 the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Germany) is coming back to Australia in summer with a powerful and lovely new programme.
This will be the only performance by the Orchestra on the Mornington Peninsula this Summer. There is no performance scheduled for Dromana at this stage.
Location: St Macartan's Catholic Church, 4 Drake Street, Mornington
Barefoot Cinema - The Briars, Mount Martha | Until the 27th of January 2019
When you arrive at the Briars you will immediately feel the fun and relaxed atmosphere as you settle in for a great night night out. The local musicians are playing in the background, the food truck is cooking up a storm and the drinks are flowing. As day turns to night, we light up the Barefoot Cinema screen.
Location: The Briars 450 Nepean Highway, Mount Martha
Ice Sledding at The Briars | 26th of January 11:30AM to 2:30PM
Yep you heard right, I said Ice sledding! Its tobogganing fun without the snow! Hire one of our clever ice sleds for some cool sliding fun at The Briars.
Book in for a 1/2 hour slot and sled as many times as you can! Fun for all ages, children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian. Sleds hold one person at a time but sleds can be shared. Book online HERE!
Sand Sculpting Australia presents Peter Pan | Until 28th of January 2019
Sand Sculpting Australia is coming home!
Moving from the Frankston location and taking up place in the beautiful surrounds of Boneo Maze.
This Summer you can get in touch with your inner child and spend the day in Neverland. The Peter Pan exhibition will take you on a journey told through sand. The world class sculptures will guide you along the waters edge and through to an incredible activity zone to keep you and the kids entertained all day. Take part in one of our workshops, enjoy a coffee whilst the kids play in the sand pit or take a ride on a pedal boat and see the sculptures via the stunning waterways that surround them.
Location: Boneo Maze 695 Limestone Rd, Fingal
We'd like to thank the above organisations for putting on great local events for the community, thank you to the great people at Visit Mornington Peninsula for helping to showcase the great events that happen around us. We are in no way affiliated with any of the above businesses or events we just like to help keep our local community informed of some of the great activities on in our beautiful pocket of the world. If you have an upcoming event that you would like us to feature please let us know ---- > CONTACT US