Tourist & Community Information

Community Events

Wondering what's happening in the Frankston area? See below for upcoming events.

Mayor's Family Picnic

Sunday 11 September 2016 
11am -3pm

The Mayor invites you and the family for a picnic at Monterey Community Park. BYO Picnic or treat yourself. For more information click here.


Pets' Day Out

Sunday 9 October 2016 
10am -3pm

A day out dedicated to our best friends. Treat your playful pet and the whole family to a fantastic free day out with lots of entertainment, activities and giveaways. For more information click here.


Frankston's Christmas Festival of Lights

Saturday 26 November 2016
5pm - 10pm

Bring the family together for a night of excitement and entertainment, creating lasting magical memories for both the young and young at heart, with the lighting of the Christmas tree and arrival of Santa at Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights. For more information click here.


Frankston Waterfront Festival

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 January 2017
11am -10pm & 11am - 6pm

Frankston’s biggest free summer festival on the waterfront is back. For more information click here.

Party in the Park

Tuesday 4 April 2017
9:30am - 2pm

A free fun day out for all the family at Party in the Park, with exciting activities for the kids including sports, face painting, animal farms and live interactive stage performances. BYO Picnic or treat yourself to the community BBQ's and visit the stalls for more activities and information on local children's services. For more information click here.

Tourist Information

Bayside is located in Frankston, the gateway into the Mornington Peninsula. While you're down here, make the most of the beautiful surroundings Frankston has to offer, including the iconic Frankston beach at the Frankston Waterfront.

For more information on on what to do, where to stay and how to get connected visit the Frankston Visitors Information Centre by clicking here. 

To view the Frankston Visitors Guide click here.

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