Current & Upcoming Events

Mildura Art Group Winter Exhibition
1 July - 4 September
The Mildura Art Group are now showcasing their Winter exhibition, a collection of mixed mediums, hilighting beautiful flora, traditional landscapes and interesting abstract works. Come and see our local hero Denis Ryan painted by Mildura artist Colin Rowe for the Archibald prize. 

The Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph
17 August
Bakers from around the country converge on Mildura to find out who bakes the ultimate vanilla slice and is awarded The Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph title for 2019. The Vanilla Slice Market Hall will be in full swing for you to ‘buy and try’ from local and visiting bakeries. 

Wentworth Show
24 - 25 August
The Wentworth Show is one of the nation's few remaining authentic country shows and as such, the organisers pride themselves on an event that manages to retain its rustic, rural flavour while catering to an increasingly wide variety of tastes.

Acoustic Vibes Spring Music Festival 
27 September
Acoustic Vibes Spring Music Festival is an event not to be missed. Held at the Lock 11 Lawns, featuring Phil Jamieson, Sarah McLeod, Ella Hooper, Walkers Road, Woodville Creatures and Lyndsie Storer. Tickets available to purchase in person from Sunraysia Cellar Door. Online tickets available via Eventbrite. General admission tickets and tables packages available.

Mildura Country Music Festival
27 September - 6 October
Mildura Country Music Festival rates a mention alongside Tamworth Country Music Festival and the Gympie Music Muster as one of the big three. The major point of difference being that the Mildura Country Music Festival is Australia's biggest showcase of Independent entertainers.

Pooncarie Cup
5 October
Enjoy a great day out at an outback race meet. Hot and cold food available, as well as bar facilities. Jumping Castle and pony rides for the children. A great social day out for families. In the evening, enjoy live entertainment on stage outside the Pooncarie Hotel.

Merbein Rodeo
6 October
Come and see the action with the horses, the bulls, the cowboys and cowgirls and the funny clown in the ring. Enjoy some of Australia’s top riders and enjoy all the entertainment that is on offer.

Mildura Show
17 - 19 October
Held over three days the local community show includes something for everyone. Pat baby animals, be delighted with the horses in jump, dressage and novelty events, local talent in the ever popular exhibitions, feast on all your gourmet and fast food favourites and get into the hurly burly of the show rides.

Patchewollock Music Festival
18 - 20 October
One of the very few free festivals on the calendar, audiences can expect a fun-filled program of music, dance, comedy, yarn-spinning, bush tucker and, just to be different, sheep racing.

Goanna Run
25 - 27 October
The annual "Goanna Run" is held in late October, one of the best times to visit Mildura. The Goanna Run attracts Hot Rodders and their cars from all over Australia and even as far as New Zealand and the USA.

PBR Australia - Mildura Invitational
26 October
The PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Monster Energy Tour is bringing its thrilling, adrenaline-filled, edge-of-your-seat excitement to Mildura. For one-night only, some of the best bull riders in the world will battle the sport’s toughest bovine athletes. The thrilling eight-second rides and heart-stopping wrecks make the PBR’s Monster Energy Tour the toughest sport on dirt and one huge night that you won’t want to miss.

For further information check out :
Annual Events 
Local Markets
Monthly 'What's On' newsletters
Mildura Arts Centre
The Art Vault

How to
contact us

Mildura Visitor Information
and Booking Centre

Ph: +61 3 5018 8380 or
Freecall 1800 039 043 (within Australia)

Wentworth Visitor Information Centre
Ph: +61 3 5027 5080