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
27 April-3 May
The Mildura May Carnival has been an annual event for over 80 years ithe the first festival held in 1932. The event attracts a large number of visiting bowlers from across the district with significant prize money up for grabs. The event caters for all bowlers from highly competitive bowlers to those who come to enjoy the hospitality, good exercise, friendship and the attractions that Mildura has to offer
AMCA Allstars - Night 2, Late Model Feature. Gates open at 5pm and racing starts at 7pm. Fully catered. No BYO by law. Tickets: One Day Pass Adults $25.00, Pensioners $20.00, Kids 10-16 $15.00, Under 10 free and Family Pass (2 adults/4 kids) $75.00.
An annual three night harness racing carnival with top horses and drivers from across Australia out to win big prizes culminating in the $50,000 Park Douglas Printing Cup. Considered the best harness racing carnival in regional Victoria and one of the best in Australasia. This carnival pulls a huge crowd for spectacular harness racing. Dates: 7, 9 & 11 April.
The Merbein Street Market is held on the third Sunday of every month. You will find local and interstate stalls, fresh produce, arts and crafts, bric-a-brac, entertainment and the second-hand shops open. Time: 8am-1pm. For more information contact 0427 888 708.
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. Time: 8am-1pm.
Come and join the Rio Vista Social Club where you can play the ukulele and have a sing-along. We play a variety of music and music styles to suit the beginner to the more experienced player. It is a friendly, cheery no pressure environment. There’s spare ukes if you just want to give it a try. So pop in and have a go! But we are not just a bunch of ukulele lovers, we also encourage other music makers. You might play the guitar, spoons or the theremin, whatever you play come along and join us. More the merrier! For more information contact 03 5024 1986.
Gates open at 5pm and racing starts at 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 on-course restaurant whilst enjoying a night at the trots. For more information contact 03 5023 2454 or 0407 864 558.