The Mildura region is renowned for its big skies, rich earth and welcoming locals. Experience respected wine and bountiful local produce that is chosen in the preparation of great food served up at quality restaurants and available at markets, eateries and cellar doors. Discover breathtaking natural beauty, Mediterranean climate and fascinating local histories, stay overnight in comfortable accommodation at apartments, resorts, houseboats, hotels/motels and historic hotels. All of this is located near the region's life source - the wide, ceaselessly flowing Murray River.
The Merbein Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph incorporating the National Dried Bake-off. The event has as its focal point, a baking competition - the iconic vanilla slice, sultana muffin, sunmuscat slice or plum pudding. It is open to all professional bakers, apprentices, amateurs and students Australia wide. A display tent enables the public to view all baking competition entries. The all day culinary event will also feature foodie, beverage and produce stalls, a High Tea and a variety of foods to eat. The day will also have great entertainment for the whole family. The Sunraysia Farmers Market will be there along with this year's celebrity chef Adriano Zumbo.For more information, Click here.
All things Citrus in the City Heart this August
Mildura City will come alive in August to celebrate the annual citrus festival, Zest Fest.
Traders within Mildura City will get involved in a window display competition to celebrate our local citrus industry.
Cafes, restaurants and eateries will celebrate Zest Fest with citrus-inspired menus throughout the week, and a citrus-based cooking display will be held at lunchtime on Wednesday 6 August in the Langtree Mall by Slow Food Mildura.
The Zest Fest launch will be held at The Sunraysia Farmers Market on Saturday 2 August, and will also incorporate Mallee Sports Assembly's launch of ‘Oranges in Sport'.
During the week of Zest Fest locals are encouraged to get creative and submit their entries to the annual Marmalade competition.
Any citrus-based marmalade is eligible for entry. Visit the Mildura City office at 132c Eighth Street for entry forms, or click here for entry form
Zest Fest will wrap up on Saturday 9 August with the Marmalade Breakfast in the Langtree Mall, at which time the winner of the window display competition, and the Marmalade Competition will be announced. Click here for more information
In a joint statement release July 1, the Sunraysia Farmers Market and the Merbein Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph have announced that the Sunraysia Farmers Market will be taking part in the 2014 Merbein Great Vanilla Slice event, to be held on August 16, in the main street of Merbein.
Locals and visitors will not only be able to purchase a wide selection of locally grown and freshly baked produce, they'll also be able to enjoy one of the delicious breakfasts..
With this year's Event Ambassador, Adriano Zumbo and the ever-popular Sunraysia Farmers Market adding extra colour and flavour to the Merbein Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph, there's no doubt that Merbein is in for its biggest August day yet.
10 days of the 2014 Mildura Country Music Festival
The Mildura Country Music Festival will run for 10 days from Friday 26th September until Sunday 5th October. There will be entertainment at Mildura City Mall, The Nowingi Place, Country on the Darling, Wentworth (day & night venues), Mildura, Coomealla, Irymple, Merbein, Buronga, Gol Gol, Irymple and Red Cliffs. A detailed program will be up on the CMF website shortly. Until then for further details please call 1800 039 043.
triple j's One Night Stand Rocked Mildura
Mildura turned on a perfect spectacle on Saturday May 17 as triple j's One Night Stand rolled into town.
Outstanding weather, river location and an incredible line up of musical performances combined for a night that will live long in the memory of anyone who was lucky enough to be there.
We'd like to thank everyone who visited and look forward to seeing you again, we also welcome you to linger a while on our site and settle on your favourite reason to plan your next visit to Mildura.
Goes without saying we're eternally grateful to triple j for showing the world what a great place Mildura is and to the artists who put everything into a fantastic show that we'll all be talking about for years to come.
Click here to fall in love all over again and re-cap all those awesome moments.