Local Escapes

7 Things To Do In Regional Victoria This Month

By Ben Tyers
31st Oct 2019


We're well and truly in the middle of hayfever season, but it's time to put all that behind you because there are tons of great events to check out in the fresh country air of Victoria this November.

So, if you're not spending your days at the beach under the sun, you may as well be exploring the rest of the state.

Here are the best things happening in regional Victoria this month.

Supermild Weekender


Supermild is a three-day music and camping festival held at Mitchelton beside the Goulburn River.

There will be more than 25 local and international acts hitting the stage such as Acid Pauli, Dance Party, DJ JNETT, Jeremy Underground, and more. Some of Melbourne's best chefs will be serving up amazing dishes at Mitchelton's The Muse restaurants, with Peter Gunn (IDES), Shane Delia (Maha, Maha East), and Dave Stewart (Ascot Food Store) all on hand to host a Super-Sit-Up meal.

When: 8 to 10 November
Where: Mitchelton Wines, 470 Mitchellstown Road, Nagambie 
For more information and tickets, click

Glamping At Terindah Estate


The beautiful Terindah Estate on the Bellarine Peninsula has now added glamping to its repertoire.

The estate now has 15 luxurious bell tents on-site for you to stay in. Wake up with views across the ocean, where you'll also have access to your own private beach. The tents come with everything you'd expect, with a queen mattress, or twin mattresses available.

When: Throughout summer
Where: Terindah Estate, 90 McAdams Lane, Bellarine
To book, click 

Toast To The Coast


Held over the Melbourne Cup weekend, Toast To The Coast is a two-day festival that shows off food and wine from the Surf Coast, Moorabool Valley, and Bellarine Peninsula.

There will be 17 wineries taking part across 12 different locations. Be sure to try as many as you can.

When: 2 & 3 November
Where: Various locations near Geelong
For more information, head to toasttothecoast.com.au.

The Tsunami Opens At Adventure Park


There's a fair chance it's going to be a long, hot summer. And you're going to need some respite.

Adventure Park Geelong will open their new $4 million triple funnel waterslide, The Tsunami in November. The waterslide is 7.5 storeys high and is 172 metres long. That seems quite bloody big for anything, let alone a waterslide.

When: Park reopens Friday 1 November
Where: Adventure Park Geelong, 1249 Bellarine Highway, Wallington
For more information, head to adventurepark.com.au.

Music On The Murray


Music On The Murray is back once again, bringing good vibes, and good wines to the banks of the might Murray River.

Hosted on the first Saturday of every month at St Leonards wine, Music On The Murray brings live music to the picturesque location where you can set yourself up on the sprawling lawn with a gourmet lunch and a glass of wine.

When: Saturday 2 November
Where: St Leonards Vineyard, 201 Saint Leonards Road, Wahgunyah
For more information, head to stleonardswine.com.au.

The Briars Craft And Produce Market

Mount Martha

Christmas is coming, and luckily the Briars Craft & Product Market is coming at the right time.

Get organised and buy a ton of stuff made by local makers and producers, all while taking in the beautiful surrounds of The Briars.

When: 24 November
Where: The Briars, 450 Nepean Highway, Mount Martha

For more information, head to craftmarkets.com.au.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion


The Balenciaga Exhibition is still on this month, showcasing some of the iconic houses’ best works throughout the years. More than 100 garments and hats are on display, crafted from 1950 and 1960 – which has been dubbed the most creative period of Balenciaga’s career, through to the more recent works of his protégés.

Curated by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the exclusive exhibition will also feature archive sketches, patterns, photographs, fabric samples and catwalk footage. In addition to Balenciaga’s pieces, the exhibition has worked with X-ray artist Nick Veasey, to unveil some never before seen details of the garments.

When: Until 10 November
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View Street, Bendigo
For more info, click

Too short on cash to leave town? Here's a bunch of free things happening in Melbourne to check out.

Image credit: Mitchelton

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