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Events & festivals

  • Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

    October. The three day MotoGP event at Phillip Island Circuit showcases the world's best motorcycle riders as they compete for the world championship. There are also motorbike displays, merchandise outlets, industry exhibitors, music and food outlets.

  • Biyadin Festival

    November. This creative, cultural and environmental festival brings communities together to celebrate the migration of the short-tailed shearwaters. The event includes a colourful street parade down to the Cowes foreshore and a series of workshops and concerts at the Cowes Cultural Centre.

  • Kustom Nationals

    January. A three day fun event for lovers of pre-1965 custom cars and hot rods. See hundreds of vehicles at scheduled beach parties on the foreshore at San Remo and Cowes with live music and entertainment. A rockabilly festival will be held at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit where vehicles will be doing laps. There will also be demonstrations of customising techniques, exhibitions, a model car show and hot rod traders in attendance.

  • Phillip Island Jazz Festival

    November. Experience a big weekend of jazz entertainment, held at the Ramada Resort. The true jazz lover will appreciate the quality of performers, playing a wide range of styles.

  • Superbike World Championship

    February. The latest generation high performance street bikes battle it out in this world championship race at Phillip Island Circuit. During the event, visitors can see an expo of the latest motorcycles and accessories, enjoy live entertainment and helicopter joy flights. There is also a kids zone with rides and activities.