10 Victoria Events Happening In April 2017

Rely On Coach Hire In Victoria To Attend These April Events

A wide assortment of events is lined up throughout the year in the state of Victoria, and if you are planning a visit this April 2017, there’s no lack of happenings for you to catch. Make sure to book Victoria coach hire for a comfortable ride to these event destinations!

Run the Rock 2017

Happening at the Hanging Rock Reserve on 1st of April, 2017, Run The Rock is an adventure in the Macedon Ranges, discovering the hanging rock. Soak up the freshness of the morning air, as you cruise past the scenic beauty of the region with lush landscape and undulating hills. It’s a challenging course, but well suited for runners of all abilities. You can choose from 2-kilometre kid’s run and 5-kilometre walk/run to something more taxing as the 12-kilometre and 20-kilometre runs. There will be stops along the path where you will be treated with drinks and some good hospitality.

Anderson’s Mill Festival Smeaton

Showcasing the best of regional heritage, arts, crafts, local produce, entertaining Music and boutique wineries, the Anderson’s Mill Festival on the 2nd of April is going to be one fantastic day of entertainment. Taste some of the best cuisines available in the area, including the likes of beef rolls, organic vegie burgers, Italian spicy bulboar sausages and exceptional homemade sauces and relishes. Enjoy handcrafted reds and whites sparkling wines from the nearby vineyards. Other stalls will offer premium quality goods, working horse displays, sheep shearing, cricket bat making, blacksmith and wood turning. Set against the backdrop of an abandoned bluestone mill, it will come to life once again!

10K Gourmet

The 10K Gourmet Food and Wine festival celebrates the rich and diverse bounty of Bellarine Peninsula for every crumb and drop of wine crafted in within 10km radius of Jack Rabbit Vineyard. Five delectable courses from cool climate wines to local goat’s cheese and succulent lamb to freshly caught seafood will make your day better. With unmatched expansive views across the bay to Melbourne, Geelong, You Yangs and beyond, this darling of the Bellarine is all set to provide a sensational experience.

Balnarring Picnic Race Club Meeting

Balnarring Picnic Race Club conducts family-oriented picnic race meets at the scenic Emu Plains Race Course with an objective to provide family entertainment experience and a relaxing day out at the racing venue. For those interested in the punt, there’s a bar facility and food vendors available with bookmakers. Located hardly an hour towards the south of Melbourne in the heart of Mornington Peninsula, the course is ideal for an accomplished family picnic, with a safe and pleasurable environment for all visitors.

Beechworth Golden Horseshoes

Scheduled to be held from 15th to 17th of April, the Beechworth Golden Horseshoes festival is a traditional celebration of history and culture that formed the town. Horse and rider will the lead the parade in the main street, with the children’s Grand Parade in the Grand Parade Beechworth Bakery, and shoeing the horses with gold horseshoes. Enjoy the best of Easter Weekend activities with the Sunday Easter Egg Hunt, Bollywood dance performances, parades, fun runs and what not. The whole family can enjoy an action-packed weekend at this venue, with the Bollywood theme. Put on your dancing shoes and your best outfits!

Jacob Diamond – Live at Livefast Cafe Easter Sunday

Recently emerged as one of the leading songwriters and singers in the west with his massive hits, insightful lyrics and positive stage presence, Jacob Diamond is coming live on the 16th of April at the Livefast Cafe in the Halls Gap of Victoria. With feet firmly on the ground and head high in the clouds, the folk guy Jacob Diamond binds together the song of love and death with an eclectic mix of huge melodies.

Tarra Festival 2017

The Tarra Festival is currently in its 45th year, and its popularity has grown significantly over the years. This year, the theme of the festival “Dreamtime” will feature selected stories of the Gunai Kurnai people. The Street Parade on Easter Sunday will feature vintage cars, penny farthings, horses, trucks, floats from the community groups and local schools. There will be cake stalls, sausage sizzles, streets entertainers and heaps of fun everywhere. The long weekend ends on the 17th of April with the “Really Living Expo” focussing on Sustainable Living and Natural Therapies, along with the Monster Markets in Yarram.

Yum Cha Wine Feast

On the 22nd of April, the David’s 4 Cecil Place in Prahran will turn into a wine fiesta with selected wine varieties matching yum cha. There will be more than 30 modern and traditional yum cha dishes, and a nicely curated selection of wines on offer. At this totally sell-out event, you’ll be treated with 5.25 standard drinks, that is equal to 7 glasses each of 75ml pours. Drink everything you are poured, and you’ll be certain to go over the limits.

St Kilda Esplanade Market

Ever since 1970, St Kilda Esplanade Market has been a Sunday Delight for the local citizens, as well as people visiting from different parts of Victoria. Close to the Fitzroy Street and Luna, the market is nicely set up against the iconic backdrop of the St Kilda Beach. The main reason behind the popularity of this market is its suitability for people of all ages and abilities. Wander through the Upper Esplanade and browse through the markets, as you grab a bite from the food truck zone featuring flavours from all across the globe. The makers market on 23rd of April will feature more than 150 unique stalls of artisan food products, designer clothing, children’s toy, accessories, jewellery, wood products and hand crafted artwork.

Dunkeld Festival of Music

Being held at multiple venues in Dunkeld, the three-day extravaganza of the Australian String Quartet’s Dunkeld Music Festival begins on 28th of April with some beautiful chamber music and pleasurable dining and wining experience. Sublime piece of music will be brought to life on a match set of an 18th century Italian instrument, Guadagini. Joining the course will be the leading guest artists, including the like of Caroline Almonte and Pieter Wispelwey. This will be followed by an exquisite culinary experience at the Royal Mail Hotel, with a specially catered lunch.

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