There is a plethora of events and festivals staged on the northern Bellarine foreshore throughout the year. From long-standing events such as the Gatorade Triathlon, National Celtic Festival and Portarlington Mussel Festival to newer events such as the Bellarine Sunset Run that take advantage of our beautiful coastline.

National Celtic Festival

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend in June.

Experience all the music and excitement of Australia's premier Celtic celebration at Portarlington on the June long weekend. For three jam-packed days and nights the National Celtic Festival will feature the very best Celtic performers gathered from across the world, performing in more than a dozen undercover heated venues with ample seating provided. The festival is family friendly and has something for all ages and musical tastes including an extensive workshop program for adults and children. This year's National Celtic Festival will held from June 8-11.