Get out of town and plan your next adventure with these top things to do in Werribee and Surrounds this winter from 1 June – 31 August 2023.
Enjoy a free winter festival with the kids
See Werribee light up this winter on Friday 23 June at the annual Winter Street Party with fire shows, light installations, street performers, music and more or head to Firefly Night Market in Tarneit on Saturday 24 June for live music, cultural performances and market stalls.
Pick up some plants for your backyard at the Heritage Fruit Tree Festival
Explore Werribee Park Heritage Orchard, enjoy grafting and blacksmith demonstrations and purchase rare heritage fruit trees for your backyard at The Heritage Fruit Tree Festival on Sunday 13 August.
Explore the newly renovated RAAF Museum
Explore one the best collections of historical aircraft in the world at the RAAF Museum in Point Cook! The Museum is currently open on Thursdays and Sundays from 10am – 3pm and online bookings (free) are essential. Aviation buffs should also check out the B-24 Liberator Memorial Australia (ticketed), open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Try new sandwich hotspot Tuckers
Tuckers is taking the sandwich game to new levels in Werribee, with simple but delicious fare including Chicken Katsu and Roast Porchetta Rolls with Pickles and Swiss Cheese. Grab it to go and enjoy lunch by the river at Wyndham Park.
Take a Tour of Werribee Park Mansion
Rainy day? Explore the stunningly preserved interiors of Werribee Park Mansion or visit after dark with the immersive theatre experience, What Was That? (bookings essential.)
Catch a show at Wyndham Cultural Centre
Take your pick from comedy laughs with Akmal, Not Dead Yet on Saturday 1 July, jaw-dropping circus at WERK IT on Sunday 23 July, The Art of the Symphony presented by Melbourne Chamber Orchestra on Wednesday 26 August or the much-loved children’s classic Possum Magic on Monday 31 August.
Go to the footy!
Soak up the atmosphere of a VFL match and cheer on the local Werribee Tigers at their home ground – Avalon Airport Oval at Chirnside Park. Tickets are just $5 - $10 and you’re within walking distance of Watton’s Street excellent cafes, pubs and bars.
Drop in for a Cellar Door Tasting
Taste your way through the latest wines from Shadowfax Winery (Bookings recommended for lunchtime dining).
See a free exhibition at Wyndham Art Gallery
Wyndham Art Gallery has some fantastic free exhibitions this winter including Enduring – Recent acquisitions highlights which will feature work by contemporary First Nations artists Karen Casey, Maree Clarke, Michael Cook and Aunty Marlene Gilson and IWARA a solo exhibition by Robert Fielding Curated by David Hagger. Both exhibitions will be open from 8 June – 30 July.
Enjoy a live Jazz on a Sunday afternoon
Each month the Werribee Jazz Club host live jazz at Werribee Bowls Club with upcoming dates on Sunday 11 June, Sunday 9 July and Sunday 13 August. Call 0419 558 481 to book.
Go behind-the-scenes at Werribee Open Range Zoo
Surprise someone special with a Ranger Mystery Tour at Werribee Open Range Zoo! Discover the hidden sights and stories of the Zoo with this unique experience, where no two tours are the same!
Enjoy a luxe high tea or BBQ masterclass
Enjoy a decadent high tea experience each Sunday at The Refectory or Joseph’s Dining in Werribee Park or pick up some new skills with a five-course BBQ masterclass with renowned chef Bart Beek
Embrace the season with an outdoor adventure
Sick of being cooped up indoors? Rug up and embrace the season with an African safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo, mini golf at The Elements Coastal Activity Park, a gentle walk along the Wyndham Bay Trail or beach stroll through Point Cook Coastal Park.