Phillip Island Events

Ploughing the field with horse-drawn plough at Churchill Island Heritage Farm
Vintage cars on display at Kustom Nats, Cowes
Motorcycle competitor at Superbikes event at Phillip Island Circuit

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.

Australian SUP Titles

October 12/17, 2021
Various Phillip Island locations


Phillip Island hosts the Australian SUP Titles at bay and beach locations with lots of surf and race action.

Newhaven Market

October 16, 2021
Newhaven Primary School
School Avenue, Newhaven

Purchase local and seasonal produce and a range of specialty items.

8.00am to 1.00pm

Bass Coast Festival of Motorsport

October 22/24, 2010
Phillip Island Circuit


Supercars will headline the Festival and will be racing in the Bunnings Trade Phillip Island Supersprint as their lead-in event before Bathurst.

The unique event will also feature championship rounds for both four and two-wheel Australian motorsport categories including the mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship and Porsche Carrera Cup.

Churchill Island Farmers Market

November 6, 2021
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

Stalls and shoppers at the Churchill Island Farmers Market.

Churchill Island Farmers Market

Island Craft Market

November 13, 2021
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

Phillip Island Jazz Festival

November 19/21, 2021
Ramada Resort Phillip Island
2128 Phillip Island Road, Cowes


Three days of great jazz in the Bass Room.

More details later.

Island Magic 2021

November 27/28, 2021
Phillip Island Circuit

The weekend brings the 31st running of Island Magic, with all the state series categories.

Australian Superbike Championship 2021

December 3/5, 2021
Phillip Island Circuit

Round 9 of the Australian Superbike Championship comes to Phillip Island.

2021 Victorian SUP Marathon

December 4, 2021
Phillip Island

The Victorian SUP Racing Titles is the exclusive qualification pathway for the State's elite SUP racers for selection into the Victorian SUP Team, set to compete at the Australian SUP Titles at Phillip Island later in the year.

8.00am to 4.00pm.

Ocean Sounds Music Festival

January 8, 2022
Churchill Island

Ocean Sounds 2022 is a family-friendly, music-lovers’ all-day sunset concert. Bring a picnic rug and relax to great music while enjoying local wines and gourmet foods.

12.00pm to 10.00pm

For more info go to

San Remo Channel Challenge

February 19, 2022
San Remo Foreshore

The San Remo Channel Challenge consists of a 550 metre swim across the channel to Newhaven, followed by a 2 kilometre run back over the Phillip Island bridge to San Remo.

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

October 14/16, 2022*
Phillip Island Circuit

MotoGP is scheduled to return to Phillip Island Circuit in 2022.

Well-known as a favourite amongst riders, the fast-flowing Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit will once again set the stage for a thrilling weekend, as teams push their machines to the limit.

* date subject to approval by various racing/government authorities.

PC 21 Aerial display at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Phillip Island events - PC 21 Aerial display at MotoGP

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