PLAYMAKER
The Playmaker
Let's play
PLAYMAKER
  • It's Wednesday
    What day is it?
  • Now
    What time is it?
  • Anywhere in Melbourne
    Where are you?
  • What do you feel like?
    What do you feel like?
  • And what else?
    And what else?
  • LET'S PLAY
TRAVEL & LEISURE

The Best Out-of-Town Events Worthy of a Road Trip This Autumn

Get out of the city and visit festivals dedicated to potatoes, oysters and blues music.
By Concrete Playground
February 24, 2020
  shares
List
Map

The Best Out-of-Town Events Worthy of a Road Trip This Autumn

Get out of the city and visit festivals dedicated to potatoes, oysters and blues music.
By Concrete Playground
February 24, 2020
  shares
List
Map
  • Arts & Entertainment

    Enlighten Festival 2020

    Watch the city light up as Canberra celebrates culture, music, performance and innovation.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Thoona Wheelie Bin Championships 2020 — CANCELLED

    The box car derby your childhood self dreamed about is an annual event in Victoria.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Trundle ABBA Festival 2020

    The nation's only festival celebrating the famed Swedish quartet.

  • Food & Drink

    The Great Trentham Spudfest 2020

    Show your love for the humble spud at this out-of-town potato party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection

    This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Stanthorpe Apple & Grape Harvest Festival

    This biennial festival of food, wine and community has been running for more than 60 years.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bluesfest 2020 — CANCELLED

    Patti Smith, Lenny Kravitz, the Dave Matthews Band and Crowded House will descend on Tyagarah Tea Gardens for the Easter long weekend.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Blue Lotus Water Garden 2019–20

    The sprawling Yarra Valley garden is opening its doors to the public for lotus flower season.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Barefoot Cinema 2019–20

    A mix of recent and classic films will screening under the summer sky.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bathe-In Cinema

    Watch a rom-com from a 39-degree geothermal pool at the Peninsula Hot Springs.

  • Food & Drink

    Port Phillip Mussel & Jazz Festival 2020

    Music and six tonnes of molluscs return to South Melbourne Market.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wall to Wall Festival 2020 — POSTPONED

    A huge town-wide street art festival in regional Victoria.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rone in Geelong

    Celebrated street artist Rone returns to his roots for an immersive new exhibition in Geelong.

  • Food & Drink

    Narooma Oyster Festival 2020 — CANCELLED

    Spend two days celebrating (and eating) your favourite mollusc on the 'Oyster Coast'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Weekend 2020 — CANCELLED

    The Yarra Valley's TarraWarra Museum opens for a weekend of free workshops, art and picnics on the lawn.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pitch Music & Arts Festival 2020

    The multi-day Victorian camping festival is back with 47 musical acts, plus light installations and immersive art.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

    Direct from London's Natural History Museum, the best nature photographs from the past year are coming to Geelong.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pick Your Own Sunflowers

    Spend the long weekend frolicking through a field of sunflowers — and picking them.

  • Food & Drink

    Boatshed Cheese Sale

    With events being cancelled across Victoria, this Mornington Peninsula cheese shop has dairy to spare.

  • Food & Drink

    Kanzi U-Pick at Sanders Apples

    Celebrate the start of apple season by picking your own haul of crunchy kanzi apples, followed by a picnic in the orchard.

Tap and select Add to Home Screen to access Concrete Playground easily next time. x