Festivals & Events

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Jolimont | Melbourne

This oval is situated in an attractive parkland setting within a km of the city proper. It was chosen as the main stadium to feature the athletics, soccer, and hockey finals and the colourful opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games. The first cricket match between England and Australia was played on this ground in 1862 and it has since been the scene of many memorable Test matches. Th...

Adelaide River Races | Adelaide River

Join in the excitement of a traditional country race meeting, the thrill of a rodeo, camp draft and rural show. The Adelaide River Races, set in beautiful shady grounds, feature a seven-race program with TAB and bookie facilities on site. Bar and food facilities are available, along with children activities. A concert and dance follow the day’s races, so with free camping available throw in the...