Government House Open Day 2024

Government House Victoria invites all Victorians to Reflect, Respect, and Celebrate at Open Day on 26 January.

Event Details

Friday, 26 January 2024 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Admission is free.

Explore the State Apartments, historic grounds, and a diverse program of free performances and activities. 

Throughout the day, an array of Victorian talent and acts will provide family-friendly entertainment on the beautiful Western Lawn.  

There will be a range of activities and displays, including: 

  • live music and dance 
  • free children’s activities 
  • self-guided tours of the State Apartments and grounds 
  • roving entertainers 
  • food and drink vendors 
  • sports and community activities

Bring a picnic along to enjoy in the historic gardens, or sample the wide range of food available for purchase on-site. 

A heritage aircraft from The Royal Australian Air Force Heritage Aircraft Fleet will do a fly-over and can be seen from the Government House grounds.

Entry is free. 

Gates open at 10:30 am and close at 3:30 pm. 

Visit the Governor of Victoria website for more information: January Open Day at Government House | Governor of Victoria.

To see what else is happening this Australia Day, visit What's On - Australia Day Victoria.