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Celebrate the arts, discover the renowned foodie scene, and delve into the vibrant local culture at festivals and events all across the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region.

Tempt the palate

Pop corks and tuck into regional delicacies with like-minded visitors and locals at any one of the many foodie events. Choose from village harvest festivals, night markets and tastings or attend larger gatherings like the Taste of Kyneton, Hepburn Springs Swiss Italian Festa or the Macedon Ranges Wine & Food Festival. 

Stories and songs

See international superstars at magical concerts at Hanging Rock and discover local talent at the Woodend Winter Arts Festival. Read up a storm at Clunes' famous Booktown Festival and descend on Daylesford for the ChillOut Festival, the largest Country Queer Pride event in the country.

Community gatherings

Kyneton brings history to life at the Lost Trades Fair in February and the Antique & Vintage Fair in September, while Trentham is the perfect place for kids and the young at heart during the annual SpudFest.

Race fans will not want to miss the iconic Hanging Rock Races, while those with an interest in sustainability can pick up tips and talk to the experts at Seymour's Alternative Farming Expo.

Whether you're visiting in summer, autumn, winter or spring, you're sure to find something to get excited about.

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Learning

Electric Guitar Making Courses

Wildwood Instruments offers weekend instrument making retreats in Mt Franklin, just next to Daylesford. You can choose from our range of popular...

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Contemporary

Arian Lane Acoustic Set at Daylesford Cider

Daylesford Cider are excited to have Arian Lane back at the Tavern cellar door in July. She simply stunned the audience in May and will no doubt be...

2 Jul 2016

Gardens & agriculture

Creswick Woollen Mills presents Cutest Cria Competition

Indoors out of the cold, Creswick Woollen Mills have some of the cutest Cria, or baby Alpacas. Come along, select the Cria you think is the cutest,...

25 Jun 2016
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Festivals

Kilmore Celtic Festival

The Kilmore Celtic Festival is a tribute to Kilmore's early Celtic settlers. Kilmore celebrates again their influence on the area in a presentation...

25 Jun 2016
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Dining

Grumpy Neighbour Live at Daylesford Cider Company

Daylesford Cider are excited to announce that Grumpy Neighbour will be playing again at the Tavern in June. Grumpy Neighbour is a musical journey...

26 Jun 2016

Food & wine

Cooking Class - Junior Cooks - Sausages - Piper Street Food Company

Junior Cooks, aged 8 to 16 years can enjoy a fun class and learn how to make real sausages without additives or preservatives. Learn about choosing...

30 Jun 2016

Food & wine

Cooking Class - Junior Cooks - Pizza - Piper Street Food Company

Pizza is a great family meal and learning how to make authentic pizza will be a skill for life. Kids will learn how to perfect the dough – including...

30 Jun 2016

Dining

Silver Streak - Food and Wine train

Taking off from Daylesford Train Station, join the Silver Streak - Food and Wine Train for a magical journey to the secluded hamlet of Bullarto. The...

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Tastings

A Taste of Truffles

Join Black Cat Truffles throughout June and July for A Taste of Truffles - an invitation to find out more about this earthy, aromatic delicacy. Talk...

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Community

Winterfest Seymour

Enjoy a day out at Winterfest Seymour. There will be Melbourne food trucks serving delicious food and drink, plenty of kids entertainment including...

3 Jul 2016

Family

Alice in Wonderland

A pantomime for Children these School holidays, laugh along with your children as they follow Alice on her adventure into Wonderland. Written by...

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Produce markets

Ballan Farmers Market

Ballan Farmers & Makers Market is held on the second Saturday of the month in the beautiful grounds of Mill Cottage, Inglis Street, Ballan. Ballan...

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