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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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Plays & musicals

Martini Tango Cabaret

Creswick Theatre Company proudly presents Martini Tango Cabaret. Like a secret shared after a second dry martini, a sophisticated and highly...

Until 29 Oct 2016


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...

29 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
5 Nov 2016
6 Nov 2016


Kilmore Art Society - Featured Artist September and October

Art Exhibition in the Old Courthouse in Kilmore - featured artist September and October is Margaret Morgan, Margaret has titled her works at Trekking...

29 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016

Food & wine

Cooking Class - Full Day Charcuterie - Piper Street Food Company

Before refrigeration, people had to find a way of preserving meat longer than its natural shelf life. Piper St Food Company presents their Full Day...

29 Oct 2016

Makers markets

Hanging Rock Market

Hanging Rock is a quality arts, crafts and gourmet food market set as the beautiful Hanging Rock Reserve. Now you can enjoy more than a picnic at...

30 Oct 2016


bet365 Kyneton Cup

Fancy doing something different during the spring carnival this year? Why not join the thousands of people in their spring outfits and head to the...

2 Nov 2016


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...

5 Nov 2016
3 Dec 2016
7 Jan 2017
4 Feb 2017


Daylesford Macedon Ranges Open Studios

Twenty-nine talented artists from Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges have been selected to open their studios to the public for the first three...

5 Nov 2016
6 Nov 2016
12 Nov 2016
13 Nov 2016

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.

5 Nov 2016
3 Dec 2016

Gardens & agriculture

Cultivate, Cook and Consume Weekend

The Garden of St Erth will host the Cultivate, Cook and Consume weekend on 5 and 6 November, a weekend dedicated to celebrating fresh homegrown...

5 - 6 Nov 2016

Gardens & agriculture

Creswick Annual Garden Lovers Weekend

Creswick Garden Lovers Weekend is a garden lovers delight in the Victorian Central Highlands. The weekend features a range of private and commercial...

5 - 6 Nov 2016

Produce markets

Tallarook Farmers Market

The Tallarook Farmers Market is on first Sunday of every month (except January). Come on down and pick-up some local, seasonal, food direct from the...

6 Nov 2016
4 Dec 2016

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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.

Things to do


Explore Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges with an experienced tour operator and discover natural attractions, mineral springs and boutique wineries.

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.