Planning your next holiday getaway? There are plenty of things to look forward to on the Mornington Peninsula, so get your calendars ready and map out these events that are sure to entertain you all year round.

The Explorer Bus Tour – Cranbourne Gardens
11 January 2021 to 28 February 2021

Discover the iconic Australian landscape on a 25-minute open-air bus tour in the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, led by one of their expert guides.

From the Red Sand Garden, journey along the east coast of the Australian Garden and around the river bend before winding back through the Peppermint Garden, taking in the wonders of the native bush.

The Explorer will transform into the Kids Explorer during the school holidays and kids ride free with an accompanying adult.

2020 National Works On Paper
1 February 2021 to 21 February 2021

As part of Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2020, they present the prestigious biennial National Works on Paper (NWOP) acquisitive exhibition.

With a long and rich history, NWOP supports and promotes contemporary Australian artists working on or with paper with up to $50,000 acquisitions and awards, including the $15,000 major acquisitive award.

Hotel Sorrento Ladies Bottomless Brunch 2021
13 February 2021, 11:00 AM to 13 February 2021, 2:00 PM

Gather the girls on The Rooftop on Saturday 13th February for a Galentine’s bottomless brunch!

Enjoy bottomless sparkling, spritz and seltzers in the sunshine from 11am – 2pm, while brunching on Hotel Sorrento’s exclusive chef’s menu with live entertainment.

Wicking Bed Workshop
13 February 2021, 10:00 AM to 13 February 2021, 11:00 AM

In this hands on workshop you will learn all you need to know to create your own wicking bed at home. Topics addressed include: what are wicking beds and the science behind how they work, what materials are required, suitable soils, suitable plants, incorporating worms and ongoing maintenance.

Jude Perl: I Have a Face at Frankston Arts Centre
20 February 2021, 6:30 PM to 20 February 2021, 7:30 PM

Jude Perl’s insight into her personal and relatable mental health struggles of being an adult, will make you want to sing along, cry and laugh all at once.

Sometimes labels are super useful, particularly when you’re washing your fave jumper, but at other times, labels can halt your growth and suppress your very existence.

Multi-award winning songwriter and comedian, Jude Perl, will talk about some tough stuff, make you laugh and make you feel truly human.

Sundays at Cruden Farm | February 2021
21 February 2021, 10:00 AM to 21 February 2021, 4:00 PM

On the third Sunday of every month, Cruden Farm is open for you to take a tour or just come for the day and enjoy a stroll around the gardens and farm. You are welcome to BYO a picnic, coffee and tea are available to purchase at the Gatehouse and you can pre-order a delicious scone or morning tea picnic box.

If you are a keen gardener, you will really enjoy doing a garden tour to learn more about this extraordinary place and Dame Elisabeth’s vision in developing it over 80 years. Tours last for more than an hour. The Sunday tour commences at 10 am or 1 pm sharp and must be pre-booked.

Spiced Brandy Masterclass at Bass & Flinders Distillery!

  • 27 February 2021, 11:00 AM to 27 February 2021, 1:00 PM
  • 27 March 2021, 11:00 AM to 27 March 2021, 1:00 PM
  • 24 April 2021, 11:00 AM to 24 April 2021, 1:00 PM

Bass & Flinders Distillery are excited to introduce a new experience and the first of its kind – the Bass & Flinders Spiced Brandy Masterclass.