Below some of the best events for the second to last month of the year… Yep, Christmas is already around the corner! Hopefully some great November inspiration for you and your friends 😃


Melbourne Cup Carnival

The Melbourne Cup is undoubtedly the most important and the most popular horse race of the country. Prize Money reaches records every single year with 4 million dollars this year expected for the winner. Deemed one of the richest horse races in the world second only to the Pegasus World Cup, the event has such a great economic impact on Victoria that the state has made the 6th of November (cup day) a public holiday.
Picture this: everyone dressed up to the nines, heading to the pub on a hot summer day to bet and cool down with some beers with colleagues and friends. That’s the spirit of the Melbourne Cup! Bet on! 🐎
When: 3 – 10 November
Where: 448 Epsom Rd, Flemington, VIC 3031
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Queenscliff Music Festival

The Queenscliff Music Festival is a well known Australian music festival in the picturesque coastal town of Queenscliff. The iconic event takes place each year in November. If you appreciate gorgeous surroundings read on! The town is located right on the south coast of Victoria, on the banks of the Bellarine Peninsula. Once there, you’ll be able to camp for the weekend and even experience glamping ( the glamorous version of camping). The lineup this year includes Australian electro folk artist Nancie Shipper, Iconic duo Jack The Fox, the sisters The Sideshow Brides, Nathan Seeckts, Geelong rockers The Kite Machine, legendary American drummer Bernard Purdie and more.
In 2017, more than 100,000 music fans attended, coming from each end of the country. Seize your chance to experience a unique and amazing Australian experience close to Melbourne! Ticket prices start from $80 🎶
When: 23 – 25 November
Where: Queenscliff, Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria
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Night Noodle Markets

After being really successful last month in Sydney, the Night Noodle Markets are now taking over Melbourne’s gourmet food scene. You will be able to experience, or experience again, a plethora of unique Asian flavours with over 30 market stalls offering a wide range of Asian dishes! Enjoy 🍲 🥢
When: 8 – 25 November
Where: Birrarung Marr
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Emirates Australian Open

Golf aficionado? Then you are going to love this! Indeed the best golfers in the world battle it out for three days in this iconic golf competition. This year, The very sought after event will take place on the beautiful Lakes Golf Club in the south of Sydney. Spectacular lake views guaranteed! Besides, what’s better than spending a sporty weekend in an idyllic spot? 🏌️
When: 23 – 26 November
Where: The Lakes Golf Club, Sydney
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Double Bay Street Festival

Fancy popping to the biggest street festival of urban Sydney? Over 80,000 people visit each year enjoying live music, wine and fantastic food options. Don’t hesitate to meander through 🙂
When: 4 November, 10am – 4pm
Where: various sites in Double Bay,, NSW 2028
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Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival

Noosa is this dreamy tropical coastal town in Queensland where time seems to have stopped. Yet, it is home to the biggest Olympic distance triathlon in the world! The triathlon will start at Noosa Beach with the swimming challenge followed by the bike challenge inland and will end with competitors running through Noosa! 🏊🚴🏃
When: 31 October – 4 November
Where: Noosa Heads QLD 4567
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Pan Pacific Masters Games

Originally a small local sports event, the Pan Pacific Masters Games are now one the most important multi sports events in the country. Over 15,500 athletes are expected to take part in the competition this year competing in more than 40 different sports including basketball, baseball, swimming and Archery 🏀⚾️🏊🏹
This year’s edition will also see Mountain biking athletes get involved.
If you love sports and the camaraderie that comes along with it, grab a ticket and enjoy night time entertainment along with some cool drinks throughout the competition.
When: 2 – 11 November 2018
Where: Gold Coast
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Airlie Beach Festival Of Music

This year is the 6th edition for the Airlie Beach Music festival. The event welcomes more and more visitors each year and has quickly become one of the most popular country music festivals in Australia.
The spectacular view over the Whitsundays undoubtedly contributed to the event’s success. This year, the main tent will be set up at the whitsundays Sailing Club along the coral sea, just like last year. 16 additional tents welcoming various activities will be scattered through Airlie Beach. The visitors will be spoiled with acoustic music and improvisation sessions. Another incredibly immersive local experience with prime views on one of Australia’s jewels 😍
Tickets start from $130. Well worth it, if you ask us!
When: 9 – 11 of November
Where: Airlie Beach
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Feast Festival Adelaide

The Feast Festival Adelaide is a major LGBT event in Australia. It takes place every year in November in Adelaide. The festival is one of the numerous Queer Festival’s Quartet events including Mardi Gras. If you find yourself happy in vibrant places, living colorful experiences surrounded by unique people, then this festival is for you! Enjoy cabaret shows, movies, theatre plays, conversation forums, art workshops and sports events! Unwind at your leisure 😉
When: 10 – 25 November
Where: Adelaide
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Darlington Arts Festival

The Darlington Arts Festival is Australia’s oldest free community festival. From a small exhibition in the 50’s, it has become a very popular local event. Visitors can now relax and relish in the entertainment. Indulge in Artistic exhibitions, live music, cultural workshops and fresh local and artisanal produce.
If you like good food as much as we do, you will be delighted by the range of gourmet foods and regional wines on offer. A sight for sore eyes and a taste sensation for the palate 🍴🍷
If you were to seek a detox session after binging in delicious food, there is even a yoga place! One of the most entertaining activities is, however, the camel ride with views along the Heritage Trail. We definitely recommend!
When: 3 – 4 November
Where: Darlington
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Enjoy all these events and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you want to explore further one of these spots 😉

Post written by Christelle Delli