7 events to travel for in March

1. Clipsal 500 Adelaide
When: 2 – 5 March 2017
If you need an adrenalin hit, Clipsal 500 in Adelaide is the one for you. Whether it’s the grandstand seats with nail-biting action, the thrill of being trackside, or enjoying the family fun zone, this is an event worth travelling for. Oh and kids under 12 go free!

2. Sydney Mardi Gras Festival
When: 4 – 18 March
Join in the world-famous three-week festival, celebrating LGBTQI pride with more than 80 events across Sydney. Make sure you don’t miss the Mardi Gras parade on 4 March which kicks off the festival in style and colour.

3. Moomba Festival 2017, Melbourne
When: 10-13 March
If a fun, free, action-packed festival is your bag, Melbourne is where it’s at. Victorians score a Labour Day long weekend in March and the 60th annual Moomba festival is the perfect place to celebrate it with a parade, fireworks, kid’s activities and entertainment.

4. Canberra Balloon Spectacular
11- 19 March 2017
One of the best and longest running hot air ballooning events in the world, enjoy nine days of spectacular scenery and colour from the lawns of Old Parliament House. Getting up early you’re sure to be hungry, so keep an eye out for the delicious hot breakfast available to buy from the Belconnen Lions Club.

5. Bleach* Festival, Gold Coast
When: 13 March – 16 April
From humble beginnings on the Gold Coast’s southern beaches, Bleach* Festival has been gaining momentum and is a must for art and culture lovers. With the picturesque backdrop of the coast, join in the celebration of music, film and art with the wide variety of events on offer over 17 days. The Feast Fiesta, a celebration of great food and music on March 5 is sure to be a highlight.

6. World Science Festival Brisbane
When: 22 – 26 March 2017
From big bangs to big ideas, the World Science Festival is back in Brisbane! Explore the new scientific advancements not just in Queensland but from around the world.

7. Melbourne Food and Wine festival
When: 31 March – 9 April
Enjoy the flavours of Melbourne and regional Victoria at the inaugural Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Side note: make sure you don’t miss the biggest announcement of the festival, the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017!

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