Ballarat is the latest city in the world to be blessed by this wonderful all-night arts festival. It features a packed program of performances, exhibitions and patterned projections over its historical streetscape.
Debuting in 2016 was this wildly successful family festival held at Sovereign Hill celebrating Christmas in July. Expect carols, snowfalls and colourful light projections upon the old buildings.
Held for three days in mid-March over the Labour Day weekend, with exhibitors and antiques, buyers and sellers from all over Australia. There's a smaller spring fair in October too.
This 100-year-old festival, held over the Labour Day weekend in March, includes sensational floral displays, a street parade, fireworks, art shows and music.
Free music and street food vendors on the foreshore of Lake Wendouree over two Sundays in January.
A week of recitals and musical celebrations, held outdoors, in grand cathedrals and churches, in mid-January.
If you lived in Victoria and learnt music as a child, you were probably dragged off to Australia’s oldest eisteddfod; held September or October.