SPRING ON THE PENINSULA
Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit the Mornington Peninsula. With so much to see and do, it’s a great place to escape with the whole family. Whether you’re visiting on a romantic getaway or a family holiday, there’s plenty of fun things to see and do this Spring. Here’s why you should consider the Mornington Peninsula for a luxury Spring getaway and some of the top attractions in the area.
An Evening with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
3rd November 2018 - 8pm - 10.30pm - Frankston Arts Centre
The MSO is excited to bring its finest players, and a gorgeous repertoire, to Frankston for a wondrous evening of classical music.
Celebrate Beethoven's gleaming diamond of the chamber repertory in this special program which also features works by Ravel and Richard Strauss, highlighting the strength of the MSO's strings, woodwind and brass. For more information
A Day at the Races
Ladbrokes Peninsula Cup Day
Sunday 4th November 2018: 12.00noon to 8.00pm
Ladbrokes Peninsula Cup Day epitomises spring racing, Peninsula style. Renowned as one of the great spring tradition race days thousands of racegoers converge upon Mornington for what is for many an essential part of their Melbourne Cup long weekend.
So if you're visiting the Mornington Peninsula this Melbourne Cup long weekend make sure you add Ladbrokes Peninsula Cup Day to your must do list. You'll sure to experience the lively buzz of great racing and fashion in a picturesque setting.
With plenty of kid-friendly action with free lawn games and rides for the little ones you'll be guaranteed to have a great day out!
Hauntzone At Dromana 3 Drive-In
Thursday 25th, Friday 26th, Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th, Wednesday 31st October - 6.00pm - 10.30pm
Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th, Monday 5th November 2018
HauntZone at Dromana 3 Drive-in is the most haunting Halloween activity on the Mornington Peninsula featuring
Halloween Horror Night movies & two walk through haunt attractions!
Ninth Annual Mornington Peninsula Golf Classic
Monday 29th October to Thursday 1st November 2018
Ninth Annual Mornington Peninsula Golf Classic
The tournament (4 days in total) will be played from Monday 29 October 2018 to Thursday 1 November - inclusive. There will also be optional Opening and Closing days of golf.
Experience tournament play on four top courses:
Moonah Links Legends
The Dunes (pictured)
The Registration and Welcome Function will be on Sunday 28 October at Rosebud Country Club and the Presentation Dinner is on Thursday 1 November at The National Golf Club. Dont miss out! Register now for this fun, friendly and great value golfing experience. Hurry. Early Bird Entry finishes on 9 July 2018.
Point Nepean Portsea Craft Market
25th November 2018 - 9am - 2pm
Set amongst the historic Quarantine Station, wander through and soak up the exceptional atmosphere and regenerate your senses at this delightful market. There is something for everyone - beauty, homewares, children's accessories, fashion, photography, eco friendly products, furniture, garden goods and more. Quality handmade, home grown market operated by the founders of the Red Hill Market.
There are so many wonderful markets to explore on the Mornington Peninsula. Here are just a few.
Red Hill Community Market
3rd November 2018 - 8am - 1pm
Red Hill is the 'grand dame' of Victoria's craft markets. Located in one of the State's most picturesque settings, Red Hill Community Market started in 1975 as a community based event where 28 local producers and crafts people came to sell and barter their goods and excess produce. While the bartering is a thing of the past, the atmosphere, colour and excitement of those early years is still very much alive. Soak in the exceptional atmosphere and regenerate your senses at one of our delightful markets. There is something for everyone from old world to modern contemporary, a labyrinth of unique treasures worth discovering. Dedicated commitment to quality brings together over 300 talented stallholders who regularly demonstrate enormous pride in their work by producing original creations of the highest quality. It's a proven feast for the mind, body and soul, a fascinating eclectic mix of textures, materials and colours that make up the vast range of individually designed products. There is little doubt that on the first Saturday of the month (sept to May) between 8am and 1pm, the Red Hill Community Market is the place to be, Set the alarm clock nice and early if you want to avoid the crowds. An early arrival will also ensure you miss the long queue's that form at the stalls selling tiny pancakes and other tasty breakfast treats.
Mornington Racecourse Market
SECOND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH - 9am - 2pm
The Mornington Racecourse Market is a success story in it’s own right for the past 15 years.
The second Sunday every month from 9am to 2pm, no matter the weather, the market swings into action at the picturesque Mornington Racecourse. Twilight markets are Saturday 17th November and Saturday 15th December 2018 both from 3-8pm and Thursday 10th Jan 2019 from 4-9pm
Stallholders are masters of their trade, all products offered being expertly made and professionally presented with an essence of the maker’s humility evident. Original jewellery designs make a perfect gift ready to wrap. Manchester of various textures and colours to suit a wide range of tastes and homes. A whole range of exciting foods and beverages are represented, all fresh and tempting. Expect seasonal injections of local fruits and benches full of home grown vegetables. A huge selection of unique culinary delights make a mouth watering taste feast. Flavoursome pastas with matching sauces, local wines and home brewed beer, confectionery Willy Wonka would give his factory for and sophisticated modern cooking. Consider original design pieces for the garden made from materials such as wrought iron and bronze feature. There is a good range of plants and colourful fresh flowers. Parking is simple, straight forward and close by. Stallholders are renowned for their hospitality, so leaving full shopping bags for last minute pickup is usually no problem.
SUPER SPRING SPECIALS - Receive a late Sunday 5pm checkout and complimentary bottle of wine on arrival.
BOOK NOW to redeem this offer or speak with one of our friendly team who would be happy to assist you with one of our tailored guest experiences.