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Mildura hosts a busy calendar of events throughout the year. Head to Mildura in March for Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival, featuring events such as Music under the Stars at the dramatic Perry Sandhills.

In July Mildura Golf Week tees off, and the Mildura Writers' Festival entices lovers of words to the region. In August, dont forget to check out the Euston Club Resort Mildura Cup which will be held over a two day carnival and of course The Merbein Great Vanilla Slice Triumph; where bakers across Australia compete for the prize of Best Vanilla Slice.

In September the Mildura Country Music Festival presents Australia's biggest showcase of independent country music artists. The Mildura Jazz and Wine Festival in November combines the best of Australian modern and traditional jazz with the region's fine wines at wineries and on riverboats, restaurants and along streets throughout the town.

Experience our events

November 2014

Mildura City Market

23 November

Find a gift among the many stalls that have lovely items for sale. There are crafts, socks, clothing, home cooking, fruit and vegetables as well as jams, honey, pickles and dried fruit. You will also find jewellery, natural beauty products, books, plants, fancy cards, woodwork items, bric-a-brac and locally made boomerangs and didgeridoos. The market is managed by the Loddon Mallee Region Girl Guides. If you are interested in having a stall with us, ring 0400 032 803 Monday to Friday 9am-6pm. Market insurance is available.

Mildura Harness Racing - Night Meeting

26 November

Gates open at 5pm and racing starts 6.30pm. Adults $10.00, Pensioners $5.00 and Under 18 free when accompanied with an adult, otherwise $2.00. Why not relax in the comfort of the on-course restaurant whilst enjoying a night at the trots. For more information contact 03 5023 2454 or 0407 864 558.

Ted Hurley Memorial Classic

29-30 November

The much anticipated inaugural Ted Hurley Memorial Classic will run this weekend. This unique event will start on the Darling River, Wentworth, with a quick sprint up to the Murray Darling Junction. Teams will then do a 180 degree turn into the Murray and then race on what is arguably the safest stretch of the Murray River. With weirs at each end, the water depth is very stable with very little debris. The turn around point at Apex Park, Mildura has a magnificent stretch of beach. Saturday morning: one-up event - Wentworth to Mildura approximately 50kms with one of the team's skiers and return Mildura to Wentworth with the other skier. Seeded fastest to slowest. The combination of these two one-up races will seed teams for Sunday's main race. The main race is seeded from a combination of the two one-up legs in full fastest to slowest order. One boat away at at time with 30 second intervals.

Mildura Speedway Meet

29 November

SA AMCA Series, Junior Sedan Feature. Gates open at 5pm and racing starts at 7pm. Fully catered. No BYO by law. Tickets: Adults $20.00, Pensioners $15.00, Kids 10 to 16 $10.00, Kids under 10 free and Family Pass (2 adults/4 kids) $60.00.

Mildura Motorcycle Club Meet

29 November

State of Origin Sidecars (Victoria, SA, NSW and Queensland). Gates open at 5.30pm and racing starts at 7.30pm. Juniors race at 6.30pm. Fully catered. No BYO by law. Please contact the Club Secretary prior to making arrangements. For more information contact 0448 252 015.

Mildura Kart Club Racing Night

29 November

Come along to the family friendly and fun Kart racing meet. Tonight is the Ben Hocking Memorial Race. The night will consist of 4 races of 8 laps and the final of 12 laps. Up to 8 different classes of go kart racing. Trophy presentation in the club rooms after final. Pit area is open to chat to the drivers and the crew and to check out the karts.
If you are interested in kart racing, karts are available for a test drive. For more information contact 0416 562 462.

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