Cowes New Year's Eve Fireworks

Dates: 31-December-2017 - 31-December-2017
Join us for an evening of activities from 5pm on Thompson Avenue and the Esplanade, finishing with 9.30pm firework display on the Cowes Jetty.
Cowe Jetty
Thompson Avenue
COWES

Kustom Nationals

Dates: 05-January-2018 - 07-January-2018
Kustoms of Australia invite you to be a part of the 16th annual Kustom Nationals, The Kustom Nationals is the Holy Grail of the kustom car movement in Australia, when once a year the stage is set for all lovers of modified vehicles to come together to witness the latest offerings of the kustom car kulture, from mildly kustomized cruisers to krazy kustoms!
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
VENTNOR
03 9684 0500

Woolamai Picnic Racing

Dates: 20-January-2018 - 20-January-2018
The relaxed atmosphere of picnic racing is a major drawcard for patrons. Patrons are able to bring their own food and beverages onto the course and along with reasonable entry prices Picnic Racing offers great value. There are also two bars and two kiosks run by local sporting and community groups that sell a wide variety of food and drinks at reasonable prices. There are kids activities, such as jumping castles and face painting and there are plenty of grassy areas to throw out a rug under the shade of the old Elm trees.
Woolamai & District Racing Club
45 Trew Road
Woolamai
(03) 5678 7585

The Island Summer Carnival

Dates: 26-December-2017 - 26-January-2018
A family summer holiday tradition operated in Phillip Island for over 50 years. A magical night of fun and excitement for the whole family to enjoy. Rides include: Try your luck and test your skills on our carnival Games, Classics like Laughing Clowns, Wild West Shoot out gallery & Catch a duck are just the start. Space Roller, Kamikaze and Midnight Madness and family fun for everyone with the Cha Cha, Tilt a Whirl, Dodgems and Kiddies Corner. Plus Showbags, Fireworks and Much Much more. Tickets: Free Entry and Parking – Pre purchase tickets here or tickets available at the ticket booth. When: The Carnival runs every night from 6pm – 11pm from Boxing day Dec 26th to Australia Day Jan 26th with Australia day Fireworks display on Jan 26th.
Cnr Thompson Road & Ventnor Road
COWES
0417 674 266 or 0451 265 597

Island Classic Motorcycles

Dates: 26-January-2018 - 28-January-2018
In its 25th consecutive year the event features the International challenge fiercely contested between Australia, the UK, USA and New Zealand along with a points score challenge for the perpetual Phil Irving trophy. This means four national squads will race the MV Agusta International Challenge, with defending champions the United Kingdom taking on Australia who won the title from its inception in 2005 to 2014, the United States of America and New Zealand. Champions from past and present converge on the famous Phillip Island Grand Circuit from all over the world for the classic so you never know who you might bump into.
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
VENTNOR
03 9684 0500

World Superbike Championship

Dates: 23-February-2018 - 25-February-2018
Superbike racing is all about showcasing the latest generation of high performance four-stroke street bikes. The spectacular Phillip Island Circuit has one of the highest average speeds of any circuit in the world, and for sheer excitement, The World Superbike Championship at the Phillip Island Circuit is hard to beat!
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
Phillip Island
(03) 5952 2710

Phillip Island Car Classic

Dates: 09-March-2018 - 11-March-2018
The largest historic meet in the Southern hemisphere attracting some of the most awe-inspiring cars from Australia, New Zealand, and the rest of the world. The Victorian Historic Racing Register is staging the 28th Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motorsport. The F5000 races at this year’s ‘Classic’ are amongst the 60 events for a record 540 entries over the event’s three-day program that commences with practice and qualifying on Friday morning and racing from 1.20pm that afternoon.
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
Phillip Island
(03) 5952 2710

Artists’ Society of Phillip Island Easter Exhibition

Dates: 29-March-2018 - 01-April-2018
The annual Easter weekend exhibition is held at the Cowes Cultural Centre with genres including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography, textile art and writing. There are a number of prizes including: ‘Figure it Now’, best contemporary, best textile art, best work celebrating the natural environment of Phillip Island & Churchill Island and the People’s Choice Award. Where: Cowes Cultural Centre, Thompson Avenue, Cowes Times: Friday, 14 April – Sunday, 16 April 10.00am – 5.00pm, Monday, 17 April 10.00am – 2.00pm.
91 Thompson Avenue
Cowes
(03) 5671 2211

WD-40 Phillip Island 500

Dates: 20-April-2018 - 22-April-2018
Supercars will return to ignite the Island at the WD-40 Phillip Island 500, 20 – 22 April 2018 Your favourite support categories will be on track, including for the last time at Phillip Island the V8 Utes and the stars of tomorrow giving you a double dose of Supercars action in the Dunlop Series. Be there as the Supercars drivers battle it out to mark their place early in the 2018 Championship at the most scenic track on the Calendar. The WD-40 Phillip Island 500 will be full of thrilling racing action, natural beauty and fun for the whole family. Kids 12 and under receive free trackside admission with a paying adult. Secure your tickets now and save!
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
Ventnor
07 5630 0364

Victorian State Circuit Racing Championships

Dates: 05-May-2018 - 06-May-2018
Showcasing an array of classes from sports sedan, Porsche 944 challenge, Formula Vees, Formula Fords to the popular HQ Holdens.
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
Ventnor
03 9803 3633

Shannons Nationals

Dates: 01-June-2018 - 03-June-2018
Next year’s Shannons Nationals will pack plenty of excitement and competitive action, featuring an all-new schedule for 2018. Six rounds will make up the new look calendar, competing on six of Australia’s best national circuits. Shannons Nationals is going from strength to strength and we’re excited about what lies ahead at circuits around Australia from the world class, newly constructed Tailem Bend to old favourites like Phillip Island and Sydney Motorsport Park.
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
Ventnor
03 9803 3633

2018 Australian Motorcycle GP

Dates: 26-October-2018 - 28-October-2018
The 2018 Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix will see the world’s best riders return to Phillip Island. World Champion Marc Marquez, crowd favourites Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo will each defy the rules of nature with agility, courage and speed, as they battle it out around the picturesque circuit. Watch the greatest riders on earth cornering at a 64 degree angle, overtaking with just millimetres to spare and reaching a top speeds of up to 344 Kph, all desperate to reach the pinnacle, accepting the winner’s trophy at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Whether you are an avid MotoGP fan or new to the sport, you will experience an unforgettable weekend at the home of Australian motorcycle racing.
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road
Phillip Island
(03) 5952 2710