Phillip Island Events

Vintage cars at Phillip Island

There are so many Phillip Island events during the year, especially over the summer months.

From small local markets to the hype of the International Motorcycle Grand Prix, there is something for everyone.

During the year Phillip Island is also home to many festivals, celebrating whales and shearwaters, food and wine, literature and jazz, fishing and fun and more.

Find your favourite Phillip Island events below.

Sunday Jazz

July 21, 2019
Ramada Resort, 2128 Phillip Island Road, Cowes

Get down to Ramada Resort for another edition of Sunday Jazz. This month sit back and relax to the toe-tapping sounds of Ron Anderson's Quintet.

Bass Room
2.00pm to 5.00pm

Best Phillip Island Accommodation here:

Phillip Island Festival of Stories

July 26/28, 2019
Cowes Cultural Centre
Thompson Avenue, Cowes

Formerly the Phillip Island Literary Festival, the Phillip Island Festival of Stories brings a program of talks and workshops covering a diverse range of experiences.

Read more about Phillip Island Festival of Stories at

Churchill Island Farmers Market

July 27, 2019
Churchill Island

The picturesque setting for this farmers market is enticing with lots of stalls with a huge variety of goodies.
Look for local fresh produce including seasonal fruit and vegetables, the potato man with lots of potato varieties, and artisan breads.
Sample and buy olive oils, wine and beer.
Add local honey to your pantry.
For the green fingered there are plants and cut flowers.
Enjoy a relaxing coffee from the market kiosk.

Open 8.00am to 1.00pm

Market on Chapel

July 27, 2019
St Johns Uniting Church
86 Chapel Street, Cowes

Lots of variety can be found at this market, with local and imported goods for sale.
Second-hand books, soap, new and vintage clothes, collectables and plant stalls to name a few.
Inside the hall are arts and crafts, including jewellery, knits and clothes.
Fresh produce such as fruit and vegetables and free range eggs are available.
The "shed" at the back has a great array of children's books and toys and second-hand kitchenware with lots of retro items.
For the hungry there is hot food for sale.

From 8.00am to 1.00pm

Island Craft Market

August 10, 2019
St Phillips Parish Hall, Thompson Avenue, Cowes

Browse the outside stalls selling fresh produce, clothing, plants, olive oil, preserves, decorative items and more.
Inside the hall visitors will find arts and crafts with lots of hand knitted goods, jewellery, and cards plus other original handmade items.
Hot food is available.

Open 9.00am to 2.00pm

Pirelli/Motul Victorian Road Race Series

August 24/25, 2019
Phillip Island Circuit

Pirelli/Motul Victorian Road Race Series comprises motorcycle racing events, with a selection of sprint and long races.

Winter Hoedown

August 24, 2019
Cowes Cultural Centre, Thompson Avenue

Dances called by Big Possum String Band from West Virginia - their repertoire ranges from both driving, traditional fiddle tunes, to early bluegrass and country.

San Remo Fishing Festival

September 14, 2019
San Remo Foreshore

The San Remo Fishing Festival celebrates the town's fishing heritage. The Blessing of the Fleet includes both recreational and commercial craft. The day also celebrates the local region with food and wine, arts and culture, plus talks and workshops. There is something for young and old.

From 9.00am to 4.00pm

Phillip Island Running Festival

September 14/15, 2019
Summerlands/Penguin Parade Visitor Centre

Join the inaugural Phillip Island Running Festival and enjoy the island's natural beauty with this coastal trail event. Distances range from 1km to 50km.

A running expo will be held on Saturday and running events on Sunday.

Victorian State Circuit Racing Championship

September 28/29, 2019
Phillip Island Circuit

Showcasing an array of classes from sports sedan, Porsche 944 challenge, Formula Vees, Formula Fords to the popular HQ Holdens.

Australian Superbike Championship

October 4/6, 2019
Phillip Island Circuit

Round 6 of Australia’s premier production bike racing series comes to the iconic Phillip Island Circuit.

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

October 25/27, 2019
Phillip Island Circuit

See the world’s best riders return to Phillip Island for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix where the world's best riders defy gravity on the fast undulating circuit.

Enjoy the action at the track or at the entertainment zone in Cowes.

Phillip Island Jazz Festival

November 15/17, 2019
Ramada Resort
Phillip Island Road, Cowes

Lock in the date for the 15th Annual Phillip Island Jazz Festival.

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