Victoria, January 17-30
The best tennis players in the world compete in the first Grand Slam event of the year at Melbourne Park.
South Australia, February
The biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere transforms the city with a program of eclectic, colorful and fun events.
Sculpture By The Sea, Cottesloe
Western Australia, March 4-21
The world’s largest free outdoor sculpture exhibition is held along the shorefront at Perth’s Cottesloe beach.
Parrtjima – A Festival In Light
Northern Territory, April 8-17
Artworks by Indigenous artists are transformed into luminous light installations projected onto the Alice Springs landscape.
NSW, 27 May-18 June
Sydney transforms into a canvas of brilliant light installations alongside a packed schedule of music and workshops.
Western Australia, June 24-26
A weekend-long celebration of all things truffle-related in the heart of Australian truffle country.
Boulia Camel Races
Queensland, July 15-17
The Kentucky Derby of camel racing, this quirky event is a one-of-a-kind Australian Outback experience.
Northern Territory, August 4-21
Australia’s tropical Top End comes alive for 18 dazzling days and nights of cabaret, theater, dance, visual arts, outdoor concerts and family-friendly events.
Australian Capital Territory, September 17-October 16
Canberra’s Commonwealth Park is transformed into a vibrant display of over one million flowers alongside music, cultural celebrations, food and wine, horticultural workshops, and activities.
Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix
Victoria, October 14-16
Among the many reasons to visit Phillip Island is this adrenaline-charged race and its entertainment events.
Melbourne Cup Festival
Victoria, October 29- November 5
The racing elite descend on Flemington Racecourse between October 29 and November 5 for four days of sport, fashion and food. Make sure you dress to impress!
Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Tasmania, December 26-January 1
One of the world’s most prestigious ocean races, watch the flotilla of colorful yachts race out of Sydney Harbour, following Australia’s east coast to the finish line in Hobart.