Special Event Dates

 The below are considered to be designated special events.

2017

  • 28th February 2017 - Avalon Air Show
  • 1st to 4th March 2017 - Avalon Air Show 
  • 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th March 2017 - Formula 1 Grand Prix
  • 29th & 30th September 2017 - AFL Grand Final
  • 20th & 21st October 2017 - Caulfield Cup – Spring Racing Carnival
  • 28th & 29th October 2017 - Cox Plate - Spring Racing Carnival
  • 3rd & 4th November 2017 - Derby Day – Spring Racing Carnival
  • 6th & 7th November 2017 - Melbourne Cup – Spring Racing Carnival
  • 26th to 30th December 2017 - Ashes Test Cricket
  • 31st December 2017 - New Year's Eve

2018

  • 19th to 21st & 26th to 28th January 2018 - Australian Open Tennis
  • 22nd to 25th March 2018 - Formula 1 Grand Prix
  • 6th June 2018 - State of Origin Rugby
  • 28th & 29th September 2018 - AFL Grand Final
  • 19th & 20th October 2018 - Caulfield Cup – Spring Racing Carnival
  • 26th & 27th October 2018 - Cox Plate - Spring Racing Carnival
  • 2nd & 3rd November 2018 - Derby Day - Spring Racing Carnival
  • 5th & 6th November 2018 - Melbourne Cup - Spring Racing Carnival
  • 31st December 2018 - New Year's Eve