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.

Find your favourite Phillip Island events below.

Literary Festival of Phillip Island

July 27/29, 2018
Cowes Cultural Centre, Phillip Island

With the theme "Everyone has a story", the Literary Festival of Phillip Island aims to bring the community together through stories.

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Churchill Island Farmers Market

July 28, 2018
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 28, 2018
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 11, 2018
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.

St Phillips Parish Hall, Thompson Avenue, Cowes
Open 9.00am to 2.00pm

Sunday Jazz

August 19, 2018
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 The Wikimen.

Bass Room
2.00pm to 5.00pm

Pirelli/Motul Victorian Road Race Series

August 25/26, 2018
Phillip Island Circuit

Round 3 of the series brings the best motorcycle road racing available, with a selection of sprint and long races at the famous Phillip Island Circuit.

San Remo Fishing Festival

September 9, 2018
San Remo Foreshore

The San Remo Fishing Festival celebrates the village's fishing industry.

Included in the festivities are the Blessing of the Fleet, fish filleting and cooking demonstrations, local produce stalls, displays and activities for all the family.

From 9.00am

Victorian State Circuit Racing Championship

September 29/30, 2018
Phillip Island Circuit

The final round of the VSCRC showcases an array of classes from sports sedan, Porsche 944 challenge, Formula Vees, Formula Fords to the popular HQ Holdens.

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

October 26/28, 2018
Phillip Island Circuit

For motorcycling fans The Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix is the premier Phillip Island event. See the world’s best riders return to the island to defy the laws of nature with agility, courage and speed, as they battle it out around the most picturesque circuit in the world.

Watch the cavalcade of motorcycle enthusiasts arrive, then admire the bikes crowded into Thompson Avenue, Cowes and soak up the carnival atmosphere.

World Surf League

November 2/6, 2018
Cape Woolamai Beach

The QS1000 World Surf League returns to Phillip Island, bringing over 120 professional surfers to the island. The event will also include an Indigenous Challenge and Junior Challenge.

The event will be held at Cape Woolamai beach, moving to other Phillip Island locations if necessary.

150 Phillip Island 2018

November 2, 2018
Various Phillip Island locations

The sesquicentennial celebrations take place in Cowes during November.

There will be a Community Street Parade, a Historical Re-enactment of the Land Sales, and Gala Dinner on Saturday, 10 November.

Phillip Island Jazz Festival

November 16/18, 2018
Bass Room, Ramada Resort, Phillip Island Road

The 14th annual Phillip Island Jazz Festival returns and will feature a wide range of groups playing many different jazz genres.

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