What’s On in Mildura

We invite you to discover the real Mildura. A vast palette that stretches across the landscape – lush green farmland, shimmering salt pans, raw desert plains, towering bush land and the majestic Murray River. Mildura, with its many historical references to the life and times of our early settlers, also incorporates a widely recognized calendar of events and festivals to be enjoyed by all

Current and upcoming events

Discover what there is to see and do while visiting our magnificent region!

Time is the greatest feature of a Mildura holiday – consume leisurely, rest luxuriously, participate unhurriedly and discover gradually.

Be sure to book early so you don’t miss out…

What, where and when?

These things happening around Mildura…

Make sure you tell your visitors about these things happening around Mildura…

      • Mildura Art Group Winter Exhibition – visitors can view artwork created by some of local artists, including the Archibald Prize entry by Colin Rowe, depicting Denis Ryan. Riverfront Studio and Gallery open Tuesdays, Saturdays and Public Holidays 10 am – 4 pm and daily during school holidays. (July 1 to September 4)
      • Defying Empire : 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial The National Gallery of Australia presents Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial. The Exhibition brings together 30 established, mid-career and emerging Indigenous artists from across the nation. More Information http://www.milduraartscentre.com.au/ Mildura Arts Centre                      (26 July – 13 October)
      • The Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph, Bakers from around the country converge on Mildura to find out who bakes the ultimate vanilla slice and will take out the The Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph title for 2019! And the Vanilla Slice Market Hall will be in full swing for you to ‘buy and try’ from local and visiting bakeries. More Information https://www.milduracity.com.au/ Langtree Mall (17 August)
      • The Wentworth Makers Open days –  Meet these makers, a fabulous collective of all local artists,  see them at work and discuss their art forms and techniques. Now open Sunday’s 10am – 2pm The Makers Hall, Cnr Cadell & Alice St Wentworth. For more information contact Glenis 0427 056 678
      • Sunset Strip Junior Nationals – More than 40 junior Dragstar drivers will descend on Mildura’s Sunset Strip for a weekend of racing. If you like fast cars this one is for you. For more information http://www.sunsetstrip.org.au/index.php              (10-11 August)
      • The Wentworth Show – The Wentworth Show is one of the nation’s few remaining authentic country show. Held over two days guests are sure to love the show. For more information http://www.wentworthshow.org.au/index.php ( 24 -25 August)
      • Mildura Solar Australian Senior Track Championship -Guests can enjoy all the dirt track racing action from the elevated seating in the natural amphitheater. Jambaroo Park, 20th St Koorlong –  For more information https://www.northwestvicmcc.com.au/racing/dirt-track/        (24-25 August)
      • Annual Gem and Jewellery Show – Numerous gem related items available for purchase including-fossils, jewellery, old books, lapidary requirements and machinery.You might find that precious gem you are looking for. The Sunraysia Masonic Lodge, Fifteenth Street Irymple. For more details call Leanne 0427276292 (31 August – 1 September)

      Sunraysia Safari Rally – Held in the Wentworth region, The Sunraysia Safari Rally is the largest Cross Country Rally in Australia. This form of Motorsport is a true test of machine and competitor, and is open to Motorbikes, Quads, Rally cars and Off-Road type vehicles.Tuesday night will see the Show and Shine display, meet the drivers before they traverse a variety of terrain across private properties, with an anticipated distance of over 1200 competitive kilometres over the four days.                           https://www.sunraysiasafari.com.au/    (10-14 September)


17 Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph (Mildura CBD)

17-18 Farmers Pony Express Enduro

24-25 Wentworth Show

31 Aug -1 Sept Gem and Jewellery Show


31 Aug -1 Sept Gem and Jewellery Show

1 Dash for Dementia

11-14 Sunraysia Safari Rally

20-22 Spring Orchid Show

27 Sep-6 Oct Mildura Country Music Festival


1-6 Mildura Country Music Festival

5 Annual TRACS Tractor Pull

6 Merbein Community Rodeo

8 Pioneer Park Open Day TBC Senior Citizens Week

10-11 Dot Jenkinson Ladies Pairs Bowls

12 Cardross Spring Show

17-19 Mildura Show TBC Patchewollock Music Festival

26 PBR Professional Bull Riding TBC Goanna Run—Hot Rods


TBC  Ted Hurley Ski Race Classic

5 Mildura (Melbourne) Cup

TBC Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show

TBC State of Origin Wakeboard Championships


7 Ulysses Toy Run

TBC Irymple Carols

TBC Merbein Carols

TBC Murrayville Carols

TBC Mildura Carols by Candlelight

TBC Nangiloc/Colignan Carols

TBC Red Cliffs Carols

TBC Ouyen Carols

27-30 Willowfest Australian Cricket Club Championships 31 New Years Eve Celebrations*

* Denotes event is funded through the MRCC Festivals and Events Grant funding program.
TBC denotes dates which are to be finalised at a later date

Mildura Rural City Council Calendar of Events

Arts Events around Mildura

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