Top Ten Things to Do this Autumn

Crisp sunny days and cosy nights – get out of town and enjoy the best of Autumn with these top ten things to do in Werribee and Surrounds.


Stay up all night at the free, 24-hour arts festival 24!
24 will transform Chirnside Park in Werribee into a wonderland from Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 May, with free art, live music, movies and more. Each hour will bring something new to enjoy with highlights including live music on the Riverside Stage, live art from Callum Preston and Slow Art Collective, a 24-Hour Outdoor Cinema and more. Free, all ages and no bookings required.

Enjoy a luxe high tea each Sunday at The Refectory
Every Sunday from May through to August 2023, The Refectory in Werribee Park will be hosting decadent high tea experiences, within their beautiful dining room (normally reserved for plush weddings and gala dinners). Enjoy an intimate high tea for two or get your friends and family together with bookings for up to ten per table. Bookings are essential.

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.

See Kutcha Edwards live at Wyndham Cultural Centre
See multi award winning singer/songwriter Kutcha Edwards at Wyndham Cultural Centre on Saturday 27 May and take advantage of Rosana Bar & Bistro’s pre-show two-course or three-course dining menu. Bookings essential.

Go on Safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo
You’re never too old for the zoo! Werribee Open Range Zoo’s Safari Tour is a must do, but if you’re looking for something extra special, book a special animal encounter, or make it a day of wildlife and wine, with the Shadowax and Savannah experience.

Go underground for a Barrel Room Tasting
Descend the spiral staircase to the underground barrel hall at Shadowfax Winery for a guided wine tasting of the winery’s seven latest release wines and selection of snacks. Barrel Room Tastings are available on weekends, 11am and 3.30pm with bookings essential ($25 per person).

Journey through Werribee Park Mansion after dark
Werribee Park Mansion makes for a pretty incredible stage – especially after dark. Essence Productions have two after-dark immersive theatre productions coming up this Autumn, with The Dress from 18 – 20 May and What Was That running on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights across April and May. Bookings are essential.

Catch the latest exhibition at Wyndham Art Gallery
Pop into Wyndham Art Gallery and see their latest exhibition, The uncanny and the magnificent by wani toaishara. Hosted in collaboration with Wominjeka Djeembana research Lab, this free exhibition explores and interrogates conventional representations of Black life. Open daily until 28 May 2023.

Treat yourself to a little pampering with a spa weekend
Treat yourself or someone special (Mother’s Day is coming up!) to a weekend of pampering, with luxury accommodation at Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park combined with a massage or treatment at the hotel’s L.M. Spa

Embrace the season with mini golf, bike rides and coastal walks
Enjoy coastal views, good coffee and wholesome mini golf fun at The Elements Coastal Activity Park ($10 - $15), or head further along the coast to enjoy a family bike ride along the Wyndham Bay Trail, or an easy walk in Cheetham Wetlands.

Crisp sunny days and cosy nights – get out of town and enjoy the best of Autumn with these top ten things to do in Werribee and Surrounds.


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