Whitehorse City Council

Festivals & Events

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Every year, more than 50,000 residents and 150 community groups enjoy Whitehorse City Council’s free festival program that runs from spring to autumn.

Details on the upcoming 2019/20 Whitehorse Festival Season including the Spring Festival will be released in September 2019.  To keep up to date follow our Facebook page.

Sponsorship Opportunity: 

Grow your brand identity and actively engage with over 170,000 Whitehorse locals as a sponsor of the Whitehorse Festival Season.

Sponsorship Expressions of Interest for the 2019/20 Whitehorse Festival Season will open in August 2019.

Make your mark in the community by using the long-term success of the Whitehorse Festival Season to build your brand identity and promote your business. Enjoy access to the 60,000 homes within the municipality, as well as at-event exposure across the City of Whitehorse. Sponsoring the Whitehorse Festival Season provides unique promotional platform that is community focused and a whole lot of fun.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact Council's Festival Coordinator on 9262 6429 or arts@whitehorse.vic.gov.au.

Whitehorse Festival Season


Whitehorse Spring Festival

Sunday 20 October 2019

Spring Festival is a free, fun-filled day that celebrates our vibrant community and offers a family-friendly day out, with a variety of
activities, performances and workshops to enjoy!

Whitehorse Carols

Whitehorse Carols

Sunday 15 December 2019


Santa Claus and his elves are coming to town and so are a host of
wonderful performers!


Australia DayWhitehorse Australia Day Concert and Fireworks

Sunday 26 January 2020

Stunning night of stage entertainment, rides and food vendors
capped off by an amazing fireworks display.


Whitehorse Swing Pop Boom! Event Series

Our 2020 event dates to be announced September 2019.  Keep up to date on our Facebook page.

    Whitehorse Global FiestaGlobal Fiesta 

    For Global Fiesta 2020 updates follow the Whitehorse Festival Season Facebook page.

    Global Fiesta is Council's national Harmony Day event and is a celebration of our wonderful, culturally diverse community. Enjoy a day of free cultural performances, face painting, rides and amusements.


    Other Events

    Heritage Week
    A week of heritage-themed events in Whitehorse.

    Chinese New Year Festival
    One of Melbourne’s biggest Chinese New Year celebrations takes place each year in Box Hill.

    Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week
    A week of sustainability-themed events and activities.

    Whitehorse Seniors Festival
    Free events and activities as part of the annual Victorian Seniors Festival.


    Whitehorse Farmers' Market
    Farm-origin and organic food market held at the Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading, on the second Sunday of each month.

    Nunawading Market – Craft & Produce
    Art, craft and fresh produce market held at the Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading, on the fourth Sunday of each month (February – November) and Christmas market on the second Sunday of December.

    For more events, visit Council's Community Events Calendar to find out what's on in Whitehorse.

    Season Sponsors 

    Principal Sponsor

    Deakin Logo

    Major Sponsor

    Barry Plant Logo

    Media Partner

    Media Partner

    Media Partner

    Whitehorse Leader Logo
     Light FM

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