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Bendigo Events - Showcase

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.  Call our award winning Visitor Centre to book your tickets.  If you want to stay a while and see other things that this vibrant region has to offer the Visitor Centre can book your accommodation and tours.

Bendigo Visitor Centre

Open every day from 9am-5pm 
(excluding Christmas Day)
51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo
P: 03 5434 6060 (International dialling +61 3 5434 6060)
Freecall: 1800 813 153
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Jan - Feb 2016

Until 7 Feb

Until Feb

5 - 7 Feb

13 Feb

13 Feb

12 - 14 Feb


Ink Remix at Bendigo Art Gallery

Summer in the Parks

Sanguine Estate Music Festival Bendigo

Scots Day Out

Chinese New Year

Sanguine Estate Music Festival


March 2016



From 5 March


4 - 13 


12 - 20

16 - 24

25 - 28



Bendigo International Madison

Blues Tram & Underground Banquet

Marilyn Monroe Exhibition

Paddock to Park Carnivore'l

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival - Bendigo Events

Bendigo Craft Beer and Cider Festival

Bendigo Festival of Cultures

Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts Festival

Bendigo Easter Festival

The Golden Mile Raceday, Bendigo Jockey Club

April 2016

Until 10 Jul

22 -24

Every Saturday




Marilyn Monroe Exhibition

Bendigo Queer Film Festival

Bendigo Food Fossicking Tour

Groovin the Moo

May 2016

Until 10 Jul





Marilyn Monroe Exhibition

Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival

From Market to Paddock to Park

Some Like It Hot at Ulumbarra

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Festival of Light (The Great Stupa)

June 2016


11 -13

Until 10 Jul



From Market to Paddock to Park

Heathcote on Show

Marilyn Monroe Exhibition

July 2016


15 - 17

15 - 17


Until 10 Jul


From Market to Paddock to Park

Bendigo Festival of Lamb

Australian Sheep and Wool Show, Bendigo

The Women of Wool, Bendigo

Marilyn Monroe Exhibition

August 2016

12 - 14

13 Aug - 20 Nov


Bendigo Writers Festival

Maticevski: Dark Wonderland

Bendigo on the Hop

September 2016




Until 20 Nov


Bendigo Fashion Festival

Chinese Harvest Moon Festival, Bendigo

Bendigo Exploratory Music Festival

Maticevski: Dark Wonderland

October 2016

4 - 6

8 - 9






29 Oct


Until 20 Nov

Elmore Field Days

Heathcote Wine and Food Festival

Bendigo Heritage Uncorked - After Dark

Bendigo Heritage Uncorked

Oktooberfest at Tooborac Hotel & Brewery

Bendigo Agricultural Show

Bendigo Cup and Spring Racing Carnival

Vegecarien Festival - The Great Stupa

Big Hill Food and Wine Festival

Maticevski: Dark Wonderland

November 2016



Until 20 Nov



Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival

Bendigo National Swap Meet

Maticevski: Dark Wonderland

December 2016

1 Dec - Feb


Summer in the Parks


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