• Bendigo Showcase Events

Please note due to the ongoing development of the COVID-19 Pandemic, many events have been cancelled or postponed. Please contact event organisers for more details.  

 

From world class art gallery exhibitions to long distance bike racing, you'll find a diverse calendar of showcase events in the Bendigo region. 

Bendigo has some big events in its calendar. These ‘showcase’ events attract thousands of people to the region. 

Clear your calendar, grab your family and friends and make a date with Bendigo.  If you want to stay a while and see other things that this vibrant region has to offer, contact our award winning Visitor Centre, our team is more than happy to assist with your enquiries and booking requests.  

January 2020

Going Solo: First Nation Artist - Josh Muir - What’s on your mind?
Now until 12 April 

Lunar New Year at the Great Stupa
25 January - 3 February 

Summer in the Parks
Until end of February

February 2020

Bendigo Chamber Music Festival 
5 - 9 February

Scots Day Out
29 February

Summer in the Parks
Until end of February

Going Solo: First Nation Artist - Josh Muir - What’s on your mind?
Now until 12 April 

March 2020

Lost Trades Fair
7- 8 March

Bendigo International Madison
7- 8 March 

Bendigo Craft Beer and Cider Festival
14 March

Zinda Festival Cancelled
14 March 

Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts Festival Cancelled
20 - 24 March

Golden Mile Raceday No Patrons 
28 March

Going Solo: First Nation Artist - Josh Muir - What’s on your mind?
Now until 12 April 

April 2020

Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival Postponed 
4 April 

Bendigo TAFE Easter Festival, 150 Years Cancelled
10 - 13 April 

The O'Keefe Challenge
17 and 19 April 

Bendigo Pride Festival Postponed 
TBA

Going Solo: First Nation Artist - Josh Muir - What’s on your mind?
Now until 12 April 

May 2020

Groovin the Moo Cancelled
2 May

Bendigo Writers Festival presents Big Book Mark Cancelled
8 - 10 May

June 2020

Heathcote on Show
6 - 8 June 

Illumin8 Festival of Light and Peace at The Great Stupa
6 June

July 2020

Barrel Wine Tasting Weekend
TBA

Australian Sheep and Wool Show
17 - 19 July

Bendigo Festival of Lamb
17 - 19 July

The Women of Wool
17 July 

August 2020

Bendigo on the Hop
29 August

September 2020

Chinese Harvest Moon Festival
TBA

Bendigo Annual Tulip Display
Mid September – Mid October 

October 2020

Bendigo Annual Tulip Display
Mid September – Mid October 

Bendigo International Festival of  Exploratory Music
2 - 4 October 

Bendigo Uncorked Week
Including Bendigo Heritage After Dark, and Bendigo Heritage Uncorked

TBA

Vegecareian Festival
TBA

Heathcote Wine and Food Festival
3 - 4 October 

Oktooberfest Festivals – Various
TBA

Open House Bendigo
24 - 25 October 

Bendigo Agricultural Show
23 - 24 October 

The Jayco Bendigo Cup
28 October 

November 2020

Vibes & Vino Festival
TBA

Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival
5 - 8 November  

Bendigo National Swap Meet
14 - 15 November 

December 2020

Summer in the Parks
December 1 – end of February