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.

Download the PDF icon Whitehorse Festival Brochure 2018-2019 (2.47MB) for information about the upcoming festival program.

Applications for the upcoming 2018/19 Whitehorse Festival Season including the Spring Festival have now closed. To be placed on to the mailing list for next season, please email festivals@whitehorse.vic.gov.au


Sponsorship Opportunity: Be the Star of the Community Stage

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 are now open for the 2018/19 Whitehorse Festival Season.

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.

Download the pdf icon 2018/19 Whitehorse Festival Season sponsorship pack.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact Council's Festival Coordinator on 9262 6429 or festivals@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 family-friendly day out, with a variety of
activities, performances and workshops to enjoy!

Whitehorse Carols

Whitehorse Carols

Sunday 16 December 2018


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


Australia DayWhitehorse Australia Day Concert and Fireworks

Saturday 26 January 2019

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


Whitehorse Swing Pop Boom! Event Series

  • Moonlight Movie Night - Morack Golf Course
  • Town Hall Tunes - Box Hill Town Hall
  • Shake at the Lake - Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

Whitehorse Global Fiesta Global Fiesta

Sunday 17 March 2019

The Whitehorse Festival Season offers a diverse range of events and includes some of the very best local and national performers as well
as activities, rides and amusements for all ages.

For programming updates, follow the Whitehorse Festival Season Facebook page.  

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

 Light FM

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