• Bendigo Showcase Events

Bendigo is working to bring you a range of fantastic events over the next 12 months, from world class exhibitions, to fantastic outdoor food and wine festivals!

June 2022

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Da Vacini's Machines
19 Feb - 1 June

Elvis: Direct from Graceland
19 March - 17 July 

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

Heathcote on Show 
11 - 13 June 

Glow - Bendigo After Dark 
25 June - 17 July 

July 2022

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Elvis: Direct from Graceland
19 March - 17 July 

Glow - Bendigo After Dark 
25 June - 17 July 

Barrel Wine Tasting Weekend
2 - 3 July

Australian Sheep and Wool Show
15 - 17 July

Women of Wool
16 July (Sold out)

August 2022

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Bendigo On The Hop
27 August 

September 2022

White Night 
03 September

Burning Desires Heathcote
10 September

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Bendigo Annual Tulip Display
Mid September – Mid October 

October 2022

Heathcote Wine and Food Festival 
1st and 2nd October

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Bendigo Annual Tulip Display
Mid September – Mid October 

Zinda Festival
8 October 

Bendigo Uncorked Week
TBC

Open House Bendigo
22 - 23 October

The Apiam Bendigo Cup
26 October 

Vibes and Vino
29 October

November 2022

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival 
3 - 6 November 

Heathcote Summer of Cellar Doors
Various weekends over November - March

December 2022

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Summer in the Parks
Ongoing December - Feb

Heathcote Summer of Cellar Doors
Various weekends over November - March

January 2023

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Summer in the Parks
Ongoing December - Feb

Heathcote Summer of Cellar Doors
Various weekends over November - March

February 2023

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Lunar New Year
TBC

Bendigo Chamber Music Festival 
1-5 February

Summer in the Parks
Ongoing until 25 February

Heathcote Summer of Cellar Doors
Various weekends over November - March

March 2023

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Bendigo Fun Run
5 March

Heathcote Summer of Cellar Doors
Various weekends over November - March

Bendigo International Madison 
TBC

Heathcote Harvest Festival
11 March

Lost Trades Fair
11 - 12 March

Bendigo PRIDE Festival
TBC

Bendigo Craft Beer and Cider Festival
TBC

Richard Wagner’s Melbourne Opera Ring Cycle
Various weekends from 24 March - 30 April 

April 2023

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily 

Richard Wagner’s Melbourne Opera Ring Cycle
Various weekends from 24 March - 30 April 

Golden Mile Raceday
TBC

Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival
TBC

Bendigo PRIDE Festival
TBC

150th Bendigo Easter Festival 
7 - 9 April

The O'Keefe Challenge
28 & 30 April 

Groovin the Moo
TBC

May 2023

Bendigo Writers Festival
TBC

Djaara Lights
Ongoing daily