Some great events coming up, or continuing in February.

There’s something for everyone and with the busiest crowds having gone back to work (and school) it’s easy to get around and enjoy the Mornington Peninsula in good weather.

Beautiful beach

Dromana pier, Beautiful beach


Craft Markets Victoria

Red Hill Community Market: 4 February 2016, 8am till 1pm

Red Hill Community Market

Red Hill Community Market

Craft Markets Victoria is presenting the Red Hill Community market, with over 300 stallholders, on 4 February 2017 followed shortly by the Mornington Racecourse Market,  on 12 February 2017. Remember, these two markets are “A makers market” where everything sold is hand made, home made or home grown and dining options are aplenty with street food vendors  serving up delicious take away food


Mt Eliza Music Festival: 4 February 2016, 8am till 1pm

Mt. Eliza music festival 4 February 2017

Mt. Eliza music festival 4 February 2017

Come down to Mt Eliza this Saturday for a family friendly experience and see over 60 live acts plus 20 DJs performing across Mt Eliza Village from 12pm onwards.

Explore outdoor stages, venues and buskers throughout the streets with a dedicated kids zone, food trucks, market stalls and licensed venues hosting live music all day. With multiple stages and music from 1:00 – 10:45pm you can get a full day in.  There is a VIP patron lounge available.  Check out the session times for the band(s) you like through the website:


The Sphere Peninsula Short Film Festival, 4pm till 11pm – FREE ENTRY

PSFF pic

Peninsula Short Film Festival sunset

Coming into the sixth festival Steve Bastoni and Meg Pascoe are getting the Rosebud Village green ready for this Saturday nightAnderida_Bcard_F2 :

Saturday 4th February 2017 at 4pm – 10:30pm (films screen from 7pm)

As noted in the website: The Peninsula Film Fest is the peninsula’s iconic, annual, short film festival.

General admission is FREE and you can buy VIP MARQUEE tickets from the website.

Rosebud Village Green is along the foreshore

Rosebud Village Green is along the foreshore

The big show is Saturday!  12 shortlisted films will be screened and judged live on the night by our panel of celebrity judges.

Entertainment begins at 4pm with films screening from 7pm.  Grab some friends and head down.  No BYO alcohol.
This year, short listed films are competing for a prize pool worth more than $30K including a first prize of $5K cash, second prize $2.5K cash, third prize $1250 and the Woodleigh Emerging Filmmaker Award $500 cash.

Frankston Waterfront till 25 April 2017

Frankston Waterfront till 25 April 2017



Sandsculpting Australia

“Lands of Imagination” everyday till 25 April 2017

If you didn’t get to “Lands of imagination” being presented on the Frankston Waterfront over the holidays its still a great time to, as the website explains “Explore fanciful lands of dinosaurs and dragons, sea creatures and spaceships, pirates and princesses – all brought to life with over 3,500 tonnes of sand in our wildest, most whimsical and extraordinary sand sculpting exhibition” to 25 April 2017.  Check out the video on Youtube: General admission, summer passes and a special Valentine’s Dinner tickets can be found on the website:  You can also visit Sandsculpting Australia’s Facebook page for more photos:

Lands of imagination

Lands of imagination


anderida accommodation

anderida accommodation is ready to provide the quiet and sanctuary you desire after a big day of events on the Mornington Peninsula.  We offer single night accommodation from Sunday through Thursday with spa bath, fireplace, private garden and flat-scree TV with every room.



Just add a glass of wine to relax after a busy day around the Mornington Peninsula


Check out this 360 degree view of the anderida parking area:,144.972634,-85.88h,5p,1z