Events around the country for March and April

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It’s Show Time

The Sydney Royal Easter Show will be bigger & better than ever! Start planning your trip, browse showbags & check out the rides. Sydney Olympic Park 6-19 April.

TIP: Book a hotel in walking distance and avoid the public transport crowds. Call us for recommendations.



The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has a bumper program of comedy, exhibitions, music, theatre, parties and community events. It’s an all-inclusive, all-singing, all-dancing celebration of Australia’s LGBTQI culture. Watch the main parade on Oxford and Flinders Streets Darlinghurst, Sydney on Saturday 4 March.

TIP: Book tickets to the Parade Sideshow and you’ll get exclusive access to bars, food stalls, lives screens, bathrooms and seats.


The first round of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, the Clipsal 500 Adelaide, plays host to a range of adrenalised entertainment – held on the streets of the east end of Adelaide from 2 – 5 March.

TIP: Don’t forget to check out the bands like Hilltop Hoods and Hunters & Collectors.



If you’re a food and wine lover, be part of Melbourne Food and Wine 2017 showcasing Victoria’s amazing local produce, people and places alongside international guests. More than 250,000 visitors are expected to gather across the state for the celebration, which will run in Melbourne from 31 March until 9 April

TIP: Plan to catch up with friends or clients at one of the many events on offer.




A celebration of fashion and arts for everyone to enjoy the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival presents the country’s largest consumer fashion event. Watch runway shows, beauty workshops, retail events, industry seminars, forums, live entertainment and much more.

The Festival runs in Melbourne from 1-19 March.

TIP: Virgin Australia is offering up to 10% off selected fights to Melbourne plus an extra piece of free baggage for all Festival goers. Valid to 7 March for travel 22 February 2017 – 26 March 2017.



Immerse your senses at the 2017 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show at the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, Melbourne from 29 March – 2 April. Visitors can try masterclasses with floral designers, meet landscape designers and purchase everything from bulbs, plants, tools, trinkets and garden accessories.

TIP: Enjoy the Gardens by Twilight with drinks and gourmet eats, only on Friday 31 March, until 9.30pm.