What’s on in Victoria: Top 10 things to do in March

Living Well | Rebecca Lever | Posted on 01 March 2020

Our guide to the top 10 things to do in Victoria over March.

Image of ballroom dancers blurred due to movement – Photo: Jane Barnes “Twirl”

International Women’s Day Photography Exhibition 2020

  • Melbourne Camera Club Gallery, Cnr Ferrars & Dorcas Sts, South Melbourne
  • 29 February to 2 March and 7 to 9 March

Melbourne Camera Club's third annual major photography exhibition showcasing the work of female photographers to help celebrate International Women's Day.

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Man performing in rope hanging from above

Upstream, Festival of Art + Culture

  • Albury-Wodonga
  • 6 to 9 March

This arts and culture festival is putting a spotlight on local talent and bringing the community together. The family-friendly festival has lots of free activities and is accessible to all, creating experiences that people can share across generations.

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Two silver biplanes performing aerial manoeuvres

Tyabb Airshow 2020

  • Tyabb (Westernport) Airport, Tyabb
  • 8 March

The sky over Tyabb will reverberate with the roar and rumble of warbird, vintage and exotic aircraft of all types this March. Get your thrills with low-level aerobatics, high-energy displays of current and past Australian Defence Force aircraft from the RAAF, RAN and Army, as well as a huge line-up of veteran and vintage cars and motorcycles on display.

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5 men in suits with sunglasses – the band Blind Boys

SHOWS CANCELLED: Brunswick Music Festival 2020


  • Various Brunswick locations
  • 9 to 22 March 

Brunswick Music Festival continues to bring the best international and local musicians to the suburb. Proudly produced and presented by Moreland City Council, the exciting annual event draws artists and venues together with residents and visitors for two special weeks of shows and events.

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Purple Banana with yellow butterfly on end and 2 orange daffodils made out of paper on yellow & purple background

From Picture to Page And Beyond - Bendigo Papercrafts Show

  • Kangaroo Flat Primary School, Olympic Parade, Kangaroo Flat, (entry off Freeman St)
  • 14 and 15 March 

Unleash your inner craft enthusiasts at the Bendigo Papercrafts Show. See the latest products in action with live demonstrations by talented crafters, do a mini class or buy craft supplies and materials for your latest projects.

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Indigenous man singing while drumming

CANCELLED: Red Earth Awakened

  • Red Earth Park & Mooroolbark Community Centre, Mooroolbark
  • 20 and 21 March

Celebrate Mooroolbark presents Red Earth Awakened – 40 years on. The festival promises to be a party like no other, with inspiration from future imaginings and from 1980 when the inaugural Red Earth Festival was held. 

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Golden Plains Community Event Poster with purple background and drawing of a bush turkey

CANCELLED: Golden Plains Community Arts Trail

  • 22 venues through Golden Plains Shire
  • 21 and 22 March
GP Arts Inc. presents the Golden Plains Community Arts Trail. Visit 22 venues with 68 participating artists throughout the Golden Plains Shire. Download the digital flyer for more information on artists and a trail map on where to find them.
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Indoor/Outdoor setting in a garden

CANCELLED: Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

  • Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, Melbourne
  • 25 to 29 March

The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show is one of Victoria’s largest events attracting over 100,000 garden, design and DIY enthusiast annually. The 25th anniversary of the Flower & Garden Show will be its biggest ever.

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2 Circus Performers dressed as fantastical flowers walking through field of yellow and purple flowers

CANCELLED: KaBloom, Festival of Flowers

  • Tesselaar Flower Farm, 357 Monbulk Road, Silvan
  • 28 March to 19 April

Get yourself ready for a brilliant day out with family and friends. Stroll among millions of spectacular flowers, delight in sensational circus performances and sample delicious treats from food stands and market stalls. There is so much to enjoy at this carnival of colour.

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Silhouette of two birds and inky clouds

Susan Purdy's Australia Phoenix: A Cosmology

  • Gippsland Art Gallery, 70 Foster St, Sale
  • Until 26 April 

Australia Phoenix surveys the cyclical phenomenon of fire over hundreds of thousands of years and documents the role humanity plays in shaping this event. Expanding over twenty-one metres, the monumental work wraps around the gallery and encompasses the viewer in a black and white narrative.  

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