Summer Ideas - Events

Summer means long days and warm nights

Find cooling bay breezes and dining outdoors, beach bliss and turquoise bay beauty at every turn. Grab fresh produce to add va-va-voom to your BBQ, or get choose any number of great cafes and restaurant to do the hard work for you. Kick back and relax as you explore the beer, cider and spirits trail. 

There is culture of all styles with film festivals, artists tours and festivals to experience. You can find ideas for families, friends or just for two. With plenty of Summer ideas along the Wine Food Farmgate Trail this time of year is a perfect excuse to find your next favourite dining spot. Take the day, or take a few, and find some new favourite Summer ideas to do on the Mornington Peninsula. There are some great events available during December, January and February to choose from below. 

Also check out some of our great Summer Ideas Packages and Offers HERE>>

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Sand Sculpting Australia and Boneo Discovery Park presents ANIMALIA IN SAND the world's first Sand Sculpting (...)
Wednesday 1st to Friday 31st January 2020
Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality
'Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality' is a spectacular, immersive exhibition about the power of the sea (...)
Daily until Sunday 23rd February 2020
Snapshots of Australia
Venture into the Australian Garden with an expert guide and unearth the curiosities of Australian plants. (...)
Daily at 11am
Sail to Lunch with Searoad Ferries
Sail to lunch and indulge with delicious food from the menu at RORO Cafe on the Beach, Queenscliff. Head (...)
2 JAN 2020 to 31 JAN 2020
Behind the Scenes Tour and Tasting - JimmyRum Distillery Dromana
We are the first dedicated craft rum distillery in Victoria, based on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. We (...)
4th, 11th, 18th and 25th January between 1 and 2 pm
Rooftop Yoga at Hotel Sorrento
Hotel Sorrento is excited to present the Rooftop yoga series in partnership with Yoga 213. From (...)
Every Saturday and Sunday morning from December 28th till January 26th 2020
Wellness Activities at Peninsula Hot Springs
At Peninsula Hot Springs, wellness begins with connection with ourselves, the community and the environment (...)
Saturday and Sunday each week
Wine Weekends at Gordon Studio Glassblowers
Inspired by the rich winelands in which the Gordon Studio Gallery is nestled, weekend visitors will be (...)
Every Sat & Sun
Bushrangers Junior Ranger program @ The Briars
The Bushrangers are coming! Forget Ned Kelly. Did you know the Balcombe family at The Briars had their (...)
7, 16 & 21 January 2020
Summer Gin High Tea at Zigi's Bar
As part of this summer series, we're serving up afternoon tea with a twist. Your indulgent afternoon (...)
11th, 18th, 19th, 25, and 26th January
Soap Making Workshop @ Olieve & Olie
Learn how to make traditional olive oil and goats milk soap. Workshops are held in our Rosebud factory (...)
Saturday 11th & 18th January, 2020
Summer Nature Play @ Royal Botanical Gardens, Cranbourne
Explore the trees that some of the animals in the Australian Garden call home through a range of nature (...)
Every Tuesday in January 2020
Dolphin Discovery aboard Searoad Ferries
A fun and interactive workshop learning all about Port Phillips unique dolphins and other amazing marine (...)
14 Jan, 16 Jan, 21 Jan, 23 Jan
Hawkes Farm Summer Open Day
Come down to Hawkes for our Summer Open Day and get a taste of life on the farm. Take a tour on our (...)
18 JAN 2020 to 18 JAN 2020
Experience soothing sounds at Peninsula Hot springs - Showcase Series: Earth Sounds and Brandon Lee
Looking for new music inspiration and want to spend an evening bathing too? Experience the soothing (...)
Saturday 18th January 2020
Pizza Making Fun at Green Olive
Come down and enjoy our exciting school holiday activity - Pizza Making Fun! Roll your own pizza base, (...)
Monday 20th January and Friday 24th January 2020
Meet the Animals @ Green Olive
A farm tour for children. Feed the chooks and ducks, collect the eggs, pat Gracie the pony and chat with (...)
21 JAN 2020 to 21 JAN 2020
Kids Cupcake Decorating at Green Olive
Come down and enjoy our exciting school holiday activity - Cupcake decorating! Cupcakes and decorations (...)
22 JAN 2020 to 22 JAN 2020
Mini Farmers @ Green Olive
Come along to our exciting school holiday activity - Mini Farmers! Starting with a tour of our Produce (...)
23 JAN 2020 to 23 JAN 2020
Red Gum BBQ Pitmaster Masterclass - The Pig
Learn the art of low and slow cooking with Pitmaster Martin Goffin of Red Gum BBQ. This BBQ Pitmaster (...)
23 JAN 2020 to 23 JAN 2020
Mornington Race Day
Come along and take part in the Summer Festival of Racing, with great options from general admission (...)
24 JAN 2020
Steve Kilbey - Live from the Stables
St Andrews Beach Brewery is thrilled to present Steve Kilbey (The Church) Live from the Stables. Known (...)
24 JAN 2020 to 24 JAN 2020
Brandy Masterclass at Bass & Flinders Distillery
From the pioneers of the Gin Masterclass in Australia, we're excited to introduce a new experience and (...)
Friday 24th January, 2020
Experience soothing sounds at Peninsula Hot Springs - Showcase Series: Rachael Snow and Tim McMillan
Looking for new music inspiration and want to spend an evening bathing too? Experience the soothing (...)
Friday 24th January 2020
Aussie chocolate animal day @ Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie
Join us to celebrate Australia Day Long Weekend! On Saturday 25th January, children and children at heart (...)
25 JAN 2020 to 25 JAN 2020
Plants Society and Diggers Club - Indoor plants and Small Spaces Gardening
Creating Your Own Oasis - Indoor Plants and Small Space Gardening with Jason Chongue Join Jason Chongue (...)
25 JAN 2020 to 25 JAN 2020
Chinese New Year at Gordon Studio Glassblowers
The Year of the Rat begins on Saturday 25th January and Gordon Studio Glassblowers is celebrating by (...)
Saturday 25 January
Balnarring Cup Race Meeting
Picnic under the trees or book a picnic table to make the most of this family friendly race day. This (...)
26 JAN 2020
Australia Day Lawn Party @ Polperro
Our Summer lawn party at Polperro is back for the Australia Day long weekend. Get a group together and (...)
January 26th 2020
Experience soothing sounds at Peninsula Hot Springs - Showcase Series: Tenzin Choegyal (Tibet Trio)
Looking for new music inspiration and want to spend an evening bathing too? Experience the soothing (...)
Monday 27th January 2020
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