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 Mildura, with its many historical references to the life and times of our early settlers, also incorporates a widely recognized calendar of events and festivals to be enjoyed by all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…

      •      Things happening around Mildura…

          • Vintage Tractor Pull and Truck Show – Annual Vintage Tractor Pull including Bulldog Championships. Showcasing Vintage Trucks, Cars, Motorbikes, Machinery and Engines on display. For more information contact Phil Newton 0408 920 205. Wilga Rd Red Clifs (5 October)
          • 2019 Sharkfest – Your guests can enjoy the heavy music festival with a great line up of bands. For more information click here Lock 11 lawns (5 October)
          • Sunraysia Farmers Market and Boutique Market –  Celebrating our regional makers, producers and artists. Wonder through the fresh produce and hand made wares. Free activities for the kids Jaycee Park, Hugh King Drive, Mildura. For more information click here  (5 October)
          • HQ to WB Nationals – Do your guests like cars? Well, send them down to the show and shine at Nowingi Place between 10am – 4pm. For more information click here (5 October)
          • Ouyen Lake Family Fun Day – Enjoy a day at the Ouyen Lake with fishing competition, live music and entertainment. Plus Fireworks. For more information click here  (5 October)
          • Red Cliffs Market – Enjoy the many stalls and relaxed atmosphere of this great country market. Live entertainment on the big stage from 10am in Barclay Square. For more information click here  (6 October)
          • Red Cliffs Historical Steam Railway – One for the whole family enjoy the steam train ride departing every half hour from 11am – 3.30pm  for more information click here (6 October)
          • Pooncarie Cup Races – Get dressed up for the annual Pooncarie Cup, with Fashions on the Field, full on Course Tote & Bookmakers. A great social day out for the whole family. Racecourse Road, Pooncarie For more details click here (5 October)
          • Thirsty Merc – One of Australia’s finest live acts will be performing at the Setts Bar and Function Centre, Mildura. For more information click here   (10 October)
          • Merbein Community Rodeo – This rough stock rodeo will include bull riding, saddle bronc and junior steer ride and barrel racing for both the senior and junior females. Kenny Park, Box Street Merbein. For more information  click here (Saturday 12th October)
          • Twilight at Mildura Arts Centre – Twilight is Back for the Spring/Summer with the first of the monthly events. Bring your rug and your picnic, relax and stay for the pop up outdoor cinema. The Dressmaker will be on the big screen from 8.30pm. For more information click here (18 October)
          • Patchewollock Music Festival – All roads lead to Patche for the 3 day event. Showcasing the art forms of music, dance, spoken word and sheep racing. For more information click here (18-20 October)
          • India Day 2019 – A festival of Lights – Traditional and contemporary Indian cultural performances, Indian food stalls, kids entertainment and fireworks. Mildura Arts Centre for more information click here                 (13 October)
          • Mildura Show – With 3 full days of fun and excitement, your guests will enjoy the show. exhibits, animal nursery, rides, brophy bros circus plus 2 nights of Fireworks For more information click here (16-18 October)
          • Camp Quality Escarpade – Be in Murrayville to watch the funny cars as they roll into town. Fore more information click here (25 October)
          • Mildura Invitational Professional Bull Riding – The PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Monster Energy Tour will bring its thrilling, adrenaline-filled, edge-of-your-seat excitement to Mildura for the first time. Watch as some of the best bull riders in the world will battle the sport’s toughest bovine athletes. Number 3 oval, For more information click here  (26 October)

          Goanna Run – Your guests will enjoy this unique local event, with Hot rods and custom cars on dispaly, incorporating Kustom Kulture, fashion and art  This is one event not to be missed. Langtree Avenue Mildura  For more information click here  (25- 26 October)


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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