Festivals and Events

There’s always something to do in the City of Whitehorse. Whether it’s an event from the Whitehorse Festival Season or learning about sustainability during a week-long festival, find out more about what’s on offer throughout the year.

Whitehorse Festival Season

Every year, more than 50,000 residents and 150 community groups enjoy Whitehorse City Council’s free Festival Season program that runs from spring to autumn. The Festival Season includes cultural festivals, seasonal events and fun activities for young and old.

Children onstage

Global Fiesta

Event cancelled

a man and a woman dancing

Swing Pop Boom! Event Series

Some events cancelled

teepee tents at a festival

Spring Festival

15 November 2020

Santa Claus and 2 female helpers

Whitehorse Carols

20 December 2020

Child with face painted at an event

Whitehorse Australia Day

26 January 2021


Whitehorse Festival Season sponsorship offers a unique promotional platform for your business, providing access to the 60,000 homes within the municipality through pre-season advertising. Sponsors enjoy additional brand exposure through on site activations, having the ability to engage directly with the more than 50,000 residents who attend our series of free, family friendly events.

Get involved today for community focused engagement opportunities that are a whole lot of fun.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available from fully-integrated season packages to sampling and one-off arrangements.  We also create bespoke, tailored sponsorship solutions and in-kind agreements.

Check out the 2019/20 Sponsorship Prospectus ( PDF 1.16MB) to review the various opportunities on offer.

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

Food Vendors

Become one of the many food vendors who keep thousands of people fed throughout the Festival Season each year.

Applications for the 2019/20 festival season have closed. To register your interest in the 2020/21 season please email arts@whitehorse.vic.gov.au

More Events

Learn more about health, history, culture and sustainability throughout the year at some of the other events happening in Whitehorse.

Whitehorse Festival Season Sponsors

Principal Sponsor

Deakin University Logo

Major Sponsors

Barry Plant Logo

Associate Sponsor

Ryman Logo
Aqualink logo

Media Sponsors

Nine Logo
Leader Community News Logo
Light FM Logo