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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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
David Hockney: Prints
David Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century and an important (...)
Saturday 5th October to Sunday 1st December 2019
Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft/Prue Venables
Acclaimed ceramicist Prue Venables is the ninth artist in the Australian Design Centre series Living (...)
18 OCT 2019 to 1 DEC 2019
Distilling Experience - JimmyRum Dromana
DISTILLING EXPERIENCE JimmyRum is the first dedicated, craft rum, distillery in Victoria and we are (...)
Every Saturday between 12 and 1 pm
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 (...)
Every Saturday between 1 and 2 pm
Stretch and Sip - Yoga, Wine and Brunch
Enjoy a morning of yoga, wine, food & fun amongst the vines on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula! All (...)
14 NOV 2019 to 15 DEC 2019
Pt. Leo Estate Sculpture Park Open Weekend
Discover the Beauty of Art, Nature and Culture at Pt. Leo Estate's Sculpture Park Open Weekend! Pt. (...)
Weekend of 30th November & 1st December 2019
Live Music at Hickinbotham of Dromana
At Hickinbotham of Dromana, summer sees an abundance of incredibly talented artists taking to the stage (...)
Saturday and Sunday afternoons during December, 1-4pm
Snapshots of Australia
Venture into the Australian Garden with an expert guide and discover the curiosities of Australian plants (...)
Sunday 1st December to Tuesday 31st December 2019. Daily.
Christmas Race Day
Celebrate Christmas at the picturesque Mornington Racecourse this December with family and friends. First (...)
6 DEC 2019
Red Hill Community Market
Located in one of Victoria's most picturesque settings, Red Hill Community Market is one of the most (...)
7 DEC 2019 to 7 DEC 2019
Gin High Tea at Zigi's Bar
As part of this eight-week series, we're serving up afternoon tea with a twist. Your indulgent afternoon (...)
Saturday 7th and 14th December
Rocky Road Taste & Create Workshop
Discover the taste of 12 of our most popular chocolates from our specialty ranges then craft your very (...)
7 DEC 2019 to 7 DEC 2019
Modern Australian Christmas @ Georgie Bass Cafe & Cookery
Join us on Saturday 7th December as we create some simple techniques and flavour combinations to help (...)
Saturday 7th December 2019
Mornington Racecourse Market
Come and enjoy the wonderful ambiance of this iconic Market which showcases the best of what the Mornington (...)
8 DEC 2019 to 8 DEC 2019
Whisky vs Rum Masterclass
Ever wondered what the real difference between Whisky and Rum is? Well now you can find out. Two of (...)
Tuesday 10 December 2019 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Red Gum BBQ Pitmaster Masterclass - The Christmas Birds & Ham
Take your BBQ to the next level this festive season and learn how to cook The Bird, and Ham it up like (...)
12 DEC 2019 to 12 DEC 2019
Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality
'Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality' is a spectacular, immersive exhibition about the power of the sea (...)
Daily from Saturday 14th December 2019 to Sunday 23rd February 2020
Learn with Diggers Workshops
Come and Learn with Diggers in a stunning garden setting at Heronswood House and garden. There is a workshop (...)
14 DEC 2019 to 14 DEC 2019
Summer Entertaining @ Georgie Bass Cafe & Cookery
Let us show you some simple techniques and flavour combinations to make your at home entertaining 'simply (...)
Saturday 14th December 2019
Mornington Race Day
Come along and take part in the Summer Festival of Racing, with great options from general admission (...)
17 DEC 2019
The Mount Martha Briars Market
Visitors will discover a range of home-made, home-grown products, all while exploring the beautiful grounds, (...)
22 DEC 2019 to 22 DEC 2019
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 28 till January 26 2020
Mornington Race Day
Come along and take part in the Summer Festival of Racing, with great options from general admission (...)
29 DEC 2019
Hotel Sorrento NYE White Party
Be a part of the night and dress in white. Escape the hustle and bustle of the City and welcome in 2020 (...)
New Year's Eve
New Years Eve with 'The Warrains' at Hickinbotham of Dromana
Dance your way into the new year a Hickinbotham of Dromana with great live music, delicious food and (...)
31 DEC 2019 to 1 JAN 2020
Clip Clop Club Family Race Day
Come along and take part in the Summer Festival of Racing, with great options from general admission (...)
1 JAN 2020
Hidden Gems Wine Region Tour with a 'Little' Twist
Make the most of that summer holiday vibe and book a Hidden Gems tour with Grape Explorations Australia (...)
Grape Explorations Australia
Mornington Race Day
Come along and take part in the Summer Festival of Racing, with great options from general admission (...)
5 JAN 2020
Soap Making Workshop
Learn how to make traditional olive oil and goats milk soap. Workshops are held in our Rosebud factory (...)
Saturday 11th January, 2020
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