• Bendigo Showcase Events

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.  

Jan - Feb 2019
Chinese New Year Celebration
February 9

Summer in the Parks
Until February

March 2019
Scots Day Out
March 2

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
March 16 - July 14

The Grapest 5K Run
TBC

Bendigo International Madison
March 9 - 10

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival - Bendigo Events
March

Bendigo Craft Beer and Cider Festival
March 23

Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts Festival
March 13 - 22

Zinda Festival
March 15 - 22

The Golden Mile Race Day
March 30

April 2019
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
March 16 - July 14

Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival
April 19 - 22

Sanguine Estate Music Festival Bendigo
April 20 - 22

The O'Keefe - Run, Cycle, Walk and Roll
April 26 - 28

Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival
April 

Bendigo Queer Film Festival
April 

May 2019
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
March 16 - July 14

Groovin the Moo
May

Illumin8 Festival of Light and Peace at The Great Stupa
May

June 2019
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
March 16 - July 14

Heathcote on Show
June 9 - 11

July 2019
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
March 16 - July 14

Barrel Wine Tasting Weekend
July 6 - 7

Bendigo Festival of Lamb
July 19-21

Australian Sheep and Wool Show
July 19 - 21

The Women of Wool
July 19

August 2019
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
August 17 - November 10

Bendigo Writers Festival
August 9 - 10

Bendigo on the Hop
August 31

September 2019
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
August 17 - November 10

Chinese Harvest Moon Festival, Bendigo

Bendigo Exploratory Music Festival
September 6 - 8

Bendigo Annual Tulip Display
September - October

October 2019
Bendigo Annual Tulip Display
September - October

Bendigo Uncorked Week
Including Bendigo Heritage After Dark, and Bendigo Heritage Uncorked
October 4 - 12

Vegecareian Festival
October 5

Heathcote Wine and Food Festival
October 5 -6

Oktooberfest at Tooborac Hotel & Brewery

Bendigo Agricultural Show
October 25 - 26

The Jayco Bendigo Cup
October 30

November 2019
Vibes & Vino Festival
November 2 - 3

Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival
November 7 - 10

Bendigo National Swap Meet
November 16 - 17

December 2019
Summer in the Parks
December 1 – end of February