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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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Community

Creswick 70th Anniversary - Ballarat Heritage Weekend

Join Creswick Woollen Mill to celebrate their 70th Anniversary as part of the Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2017. For the month of May, Creswick Woollen...

Until 31 May 2017

Exhibitions

Equine, Wildlife and Nature Exhibition and Old Post Office Seymour

The Old Post Office Seymour is internationally respected as a Fine Art Gallery exhibiting Equine and Wildlife paintings and sculpture. Artists this...

Until 5 Jun 2017

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...

27 May 2017
28 May 2017
3 Jun 2017
4 Jun 2017

Exhibitions

Paint me a dream - Art Exhibition at The Chambers Gallery

Paint me a dream - Art Exhibition at The Chambers Gallery. Official opening - 2pm Saturday 15 April. Kim Darragh, Maria Dee and Margaret Morgan will...

27 May 2017
28 May 2017
3 Jun 2017
4 Jun 2017

Comedy

Kitty Flanagan: Smashing (Kyneton)

Kitty Flanagan: Smashing - A brand new show. Love songs, sex, algorithms, chimps, clowns and psychics, everything is getting 'smashed'. Leave the...

2 Jun 2017

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...

3 Jun 2017
1 Jul 2017

Learning

Paint By Excursion

Paint By Excursion and travel to a family run farm, creatively named A Plot in Common in Lauriston. In the communal space, a beautiful barn built in...

3 Jun 2017

Produce markets

Daylesford Farmers Market

Get fresh produce and products from Daylesford's local farmers, producers and vignerons at Daylesford Primary School on the first Saturday of the month.

3 Jun 2017
1 Jul 2017
5 Aug 2017

Produce markets

Tallarook Farmers Market

It's the Tallarook Farmers Market, so grab your basket and get down to the market on the first Sunday of each month. The Tallarook Farmers Market is...

4 Jun 2017
2 Jul 2017
6 Aug 2017
3 Sep 2017

Classical

Woodend Winter Arts Festival - Il Diavolo - Accademia Arcadia

Baroque violinist extraordinaire Davide Monti features in this virtuosic program recorded in St Ambrose Church last year. Concert and disc take their...

9 Jun 2017

Classical

Silent Film "Earth"

Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos performs a new live soundtrack to Alexander Dovzhenko’s 1930 silent film Earth, hailed as one of the...

9 Jun 2017

Community

Heritage Train Tour - Seymour to Echuca

Join a Heritage Train tour to Echuca for the annual 'Echuca Steam Rally' or enjoy a truly historical experience with a heritage train, and lunch on...

10 Jun 2017
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Spa and wellbeing

Take the waters in Victoria's spa country of Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges and experience total relaxation and rejuvenation from a mineral bath.

Nature & wildlife

Parks and gardens

Visit immaculate gardens dotted around Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, find lush tranquil forests, rolling farmland, and natural mineral springs.

Daylesford & the Macedon Ranges

Food and wine

Follow your appetite to the region that takes indulgence to another level, with wonderful seasonal fare, great wines and a pristine country backdrop.

Things to do

Art and culture

Indulge your artistic side and immerse yourself in history at local galleries, artists' studios and museums in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges.