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Published May 25th 2017
There is an event for all ages, interests & budgets
Melbourne will be hosting an array of winter events this June.

The list below features events for all ages & interests:

1. Melbourne International Jazz Festival
When: 2-11 June 2017
Where: Various locations across Melbourne- see website
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will open up with an extraordinary collaboration with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. The program will feature winter entertainment with a line up of some free events including the Second Line Street Party and Jazz Out West. There will also be an array of other family & child-friendly events. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Melbourne International Jazz Festival Facebook


2. BallaRatCat Comedy
When: 2 June 2017: From 8pm
Where: The George Hotel, The Lounge, 27 Lydiard St, Ballarat
Cost: Adults: $25pp & Concession: $20pp
Details: This event will be showcasing Australia's finest comedians, with classic stand-up entertainment. Click here for the website.

3. MS Walk and Fun Run 2017
When: 4 June 2017
Where: Albert Park Lake, Albert Lake
Cost: Fundraising event
Details: This family-friendly fundraising event will feature a fun run or walk with 5 or 10km walk/run, while taking in the views of Melbourne landmarks. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from MS Walk & Fun Run Facebook


4. Winter Night Market
When: 7, 14 & 21 June 2017
Where: Queen Victoria Market, cnr Queen & Therry Street, Melbourne
Cost: Free
Details: This delicious event will feature a night of entertainment, quirky entertainers, live music, 30 scrumptious food stalls, 50 speciality & design stalls, drink stalls and raging open fires. Click here for the website.

5. Woodend Winter Arts Festival
When: 9 June 2017
Where: St Ambrose Church, Templeton St, Woodend
Cost: See website
Details: This concert event will feature Baroque violinist extraordinaire David Monti and other works. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Woodend Winter Arts Festival Facebook



6. National Celtic Festival

When: 9-12 June 2017
Where: Various locations across Portarlington
Cost: Tickets range from $60-$130pp
Details: This event is the premier Celtic Festival in the Southern Hemisphere! The event features Australia's largest & most diverse Celtic gathering, with a program showcasing song, arts, music, dance, theatre, play, sessions, workshops, talks, master classes, entertainment, activities and much more. Click here for the website.


Image Courtesy from National Celtic Festival Australia Official Facebook


7. Heathcote On Show
When: 10-12 June 2017
Where: Heathcote region- see website
Cost: See website
Details: Experience the Heathcote Region with this event. The event will feature artisan winemakers, chefs, brewers, musicians, gourmet food, exclusive tastings, activities and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Explore Heathcote Facebook


8. Winter Wine Weekend
When: 10-12 June 2017
Where: Red Hill Showgrounds, 180 Arthurs Seat Rd, Red Hill
Cost: Tickets from $65pp
Details: This exhibition will showcase displays, tastings, more than 200 premium wines from around 50 wineries, gourmet food, restaurants, activities, entertainment and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Wines of the King Valley Facebook


9. Heritage Train Tour
When: 10 June 2017
Where: Seymour Railway Station, Station Street, Seymour
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will certainly be a historical experience with a train tour, lunch on board on an old-time paddle steamer. There will be plenty to see and do as well as activities to enjoy for the whole family. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Seymour Railway Heritage Centre Facebook


10. Trails, Tastings and Tales Food and Wine Festival
When: 10-12 June 2017
Where: See website.
Cost: See website.
Details: Discover, learn and enjoy regional wines, live music, food trails, tastings and tales at this festival. There will be plenty of entertainment, attractions and indulgence. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Winemakers of Rutherglen Facebook


11. Weekend Fit for a King Wine & Food Festival
When: 10 June 2017
Where: King Valley Wineries, King Valley
Cost: See website.
Details: There will be plenty of indulgence at this event. The festival will feature Italian heritage, family activities, homemade food, fine wines, long lunch, old-fashioned fun, new release wines, tastings at cellar doors and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Daylesford Macedon Produce Facebook


12. Run Forrest Trail Run
When: 11 June 2017: 7am-5pm
Where: Barwon River Reserve, Hennigan Crescent, Forrest
Cost: See website.
Details: It is back on again this year and this event will feature picturesque trails, including the 5km kid's circuit. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Run Forest Facebook


13. Alexandra Truck Ute and Rod Show
When: 11 June 2017: 10am-4pm
Where: Held on the Bitumen in Alexandria's main street, Alexandria
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will feature over 170 rigs, hundreds of rods and utes, live music, entertainment, exhibits & displays, market stalls, activities, demonstrations, races, auctions, tournaments, kids amusement rides and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Alexandra Truck Ute & Rod Show Facebook


14. Rutherglen Country Fair
When: 11 June 2017: 9am-3:30pm
Where: Main Street, Rutherglen
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will feature more than 300 market stalls, animal nursery, food stalls, buskers, live music, carnival entertainment, activities, competitions, grape stomping, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Night Market Facebook


15. Daylesford Macedon Produce Harvest Festival
When:16-25 June 2017
Where: Various locations across Daylesford
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will showcase a celebration of the harvest in Central Victoria with an abundance of food and wine, producers, farmers, restaurateurs, vignerons, entertainment, classes, talks, farm visits, authentic experiences and much more. Click here for the website.

16. Mansfield Lantern Festival
When: 17 June 2017
Where: Mansfield Town Centre, High St, Mansfield
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly festival will feature a celebration of winter, community and family fun with a parade, entertainment, activities, food stalls, live music, art & craft, workshops, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Mansfield Lantern Festival Facebook


17. Truffle Melbourne Festival
When: 17 & 18 June 2017
Where: Queen Victoria Market, cnr Queen & Therry Street, Melbourne
Cost: Free
Details: This two-day festival will feature a program of cooking demonstrations, celebrity chef appearances, food stalls, visits from truffle hunting dogs, entertainment, and much more. Click here for the website.

Enjoy the delights at the Trails, Tastings and Tales Food and Wine Festival! Image Courtesy from Visit Wangaratta Facebook wrap="0


18. Kilmore Celtic Festival
When: 24 & 25 June 2017
Where: Kilmore Memorial Hall, 14 Sydney St, Kilmore
Cost: see website
Details: Celebrate Celtic tradition with this family-friendly festival. The event will feature traditional entertainment, activities, old-fashioned country hospitality, dance, music, presentations, demonstrations and much more. Click here for the website.

Enjoy all things Italian at this Festival! Image Courtesy from Italian Wine Food Festival Facebook


19. Italian Wine & Food Festival
When: 25 June 2017
Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, 9 Nicholson St, Carlton
Cost: Tickets from $40pp
Details: This event will feature all things Italian with entertainment, activities, food and wine, tastings, cooking demonstrations, workshops, over 200 wines to taste, winemakers, importers, pop-up restaurants, master classes and much more. Click here for th website.
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