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The Best Spring Events around Australia

27 Aug 2019

Spring has sprung and we think it's the best time to get out and about and explore Australia. To help you decide how to spend your weekends here is a roundup of the best events happening around Australia this Spring. 


It's time to don your fascinator cause it's time for Spring Racing. Kicking off in September and ending in November with the race that stops a nation, the Melbourne Cup. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Melbourne just 15 minutes from Flemington.


Image credit: Flemington VRC

A fun run where the hydration at the end is wine? Where do we signup! The Grapest 5k Run is coming to Geelong at Leura Park Estate on the 12th of October. It's an event not to be missed. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Geelong just 24 mins from the event. 
Grapest 5k

Image credit: Leura Park Estate Winery

South Australia

Oysterfest Ceduna is a celebration of the food and wine of the Eyre Peninsula. Ceduna is the Oyster Capital of Australia so the event showcases cooking demonstrations with Celebrity Chefs, master classes and a wine pavilion. Held across the October long weekend 4th till the 6th of October. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Streaky Bay Foreshore

Ceduna Oysterfest

Image credit: Streaky Bay 

On the 26th of October the sleepy seaside town of Robe will be smelling like hops as beer lovers come together for Robe Beer Fest. The event features over 50 different beers on offer and the presentation of the 2019 Homebrew Competition. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Robe

Robe Beer Festival

Western Australia

The world's happiest animal is celebrating a birthday this year and we are so excited to celebrate! On the 15th of September Rottnest Island will be in party mode to celebrate the Quokka turning another year older. 
Stay at Discovery - Rottnest Island


Brew and the Moo is back for 3rd year and will deliver some of the best beef in the Pilbara and a range of beers from top Australian and international producers, as well as live music and entertainment, all set at Dampier’s idyllic beachside. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Pilbara Karratha just 17 mins from the event.

Beef and Brew 

Image credit: Brew and the Moo

Northern Territory

The Darwin Street Art Festival is back for another year and will showcase 15 murals painted by some of the world’s best artists. The amazing murals can be found in the Darwin CBD from the 5th till the 15th of September. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Darwin 



Party in Paradise at the Airlie Beach Festival of Music from the 8th till the 10th of November. Over the 3 days 74 bands will perform in the tropical paradise right in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Airlie Beach just 7 mins from the main stage. 

Airlie Beach Festival 

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From the 13th till the 22nd of September the SWELL Sculpture Festival will take over Currumbin Beach with more than 50 large scale contemporary sculptures set among the natural landscape. Experience memorable works of art by distinguished local, national and international artists set in this magnificent outdoor gallery.
Stay at Discovery Parks - Byron Bay

SWELL Sculpture Festival 

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New South Wales

The Berry region will be alive from  the 13th to 15th September with the best food and wine NSW has to offer at this year’s South Coast Food and Wine Festival. With Long Lunches, Master Classes and Farmers Markets this is an event not to be missed. 
Stay at Discovery Parks - Gerroa just 13 mins from Berry. 

South Coast Food and Wine 

Image credit: Visit NSW

Get ready to dream from the 17th till the 27th of October at the Dubbo Dream Festival. From lights and lanterns, pianos on the pavement, music and markets, art competitions, traditional Aboriginal dance and more; the festival captures the imagination of those who attend.
Stay at Discovery Parks - Dubbo just 9 mins from the festival. 

Dream Festival 

Image credit: Visit NSW


The Effervescence Tasmania Sparkling Weekend serves as a celebration of the world-class sparkling wines emanating from the island state of Tasmania. Described as one of the best sparkling wine festivals in the world, Effervescence Tasmania will celebrate some of the world’s finest sparkling wine in Hobart 10th November and Launceston from 15th till the 17th November 2019.
Stay at Discovery Parks - Hobart

Effervescence Image credit: Discover Tasmania

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