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Combine the best things in life in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, with food, wine, the arts and nature coming together for memorable moments.

Joy in the Yarra Valley

Join locals and visitors in celebrating the bountiful offerings of the Yarra Valley. Dig into seasonal cuisine and attend cooking workshops at the Yarra Valley Food and Wine Festival. Sample new creations and chat with winemakers and brewers at the Yarra Valley Wine Show, the Great Southern Beer & Cider Festival, and the Kellybrook Cider Festival.

Looking for a good excuse for a weekend away? Don your work boots for Shedfest, when the Warburton Highway wineries dust off their sheds for fine wine and frivolity, or duck into winery restaurants for their annual shortest and longest lunches.

Music lovers have plenty to celebrate too. Rock up to Rochford Winery for A Day on the Green Summer Festival and join in the fun at the Cuban Jazz Festival in Yarra Glen. Bring your guitar to the Marysville Jazz and Blues Weekend and revel in the sounds of the Healesville Music Festival.

Nature's colours in the Dandenong Ranges

Rejoice in spring when the Dandenong Ranges burst with colour. The Tesselaar's Tulip Festival in September is a breathtaking display of tulips, freesias and daffodils, and the National Rhododendron Gardens' Rhododendron Festival is a profusion of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias. For a peek into the region's lush private gardens, time your visit for one of the open garden events.

Climb aboard Puffing Billy and enjoy a journey through the forest to the sound of jazz, rhythm and blues.

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Art & exhibitions

Experience our YesterYear tour

With Mont De Lancey's YesterYear Tour, visitors can enjoy the historic property including the 1880s homestead and timber slab kitchen, the beautiful...

20 Jul 2017
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21 Jul 2017

Dining

Winter at The Riverstone Estate

Riverstone Estate is excited to invite you to the cellar door over winter. Riverstones kitchen team have put together a delicious new menu hand...

20 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
22 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017

Gardens & agriculture

YesterYear Tour

Experience yesteryear with a day out at Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead. The property includes beautiful gardens, an 1880's Homestead, timber slab...

20 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
22 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017

Tastings

U Pick Kiwi Fruit

Are you looking for something different to do over the winter school holidays? Throw on a warm jacket and some sturdy shoes and visit Rayners...

Until 20 Aug 2017

Dining

Winter Grazing at Vines Helen's Hill

The award winning team at Vines Helen's Hill have created stunning winter dishes that will delight your senses whilst you enjoy stunning views of the...

20 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
22 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017

Exhibitions

Coombe Yarra Valley - A Glimpse of Melba

Coombe will be opening the doors of Melba’s family home, for a glimpse into the extravagant life of this iconic diva. Take a step back in time and...

20 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017

Community

Warratina Lavender Farm Tea Cosy Competition

Come to the fourth Tea Cosy Competition at Warratina Lavender Farm in July. Anyone can exhibit their knitted Tea Cosy for sale and / or judging....

20 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
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23 Jul 2017

Exhibitions

Paintbrush, Loom & Hammer - three variations on a natural history theme

Jessie Yvette Journoud-Ryan, Michele Fountain and Amy Duncan. In this unusual collaboration, three artists approach a common nature theme with vastly...

Until 23 Jul 2017

Exhibitions

Susie Parry: One Step at a Time

Belgrave artist Susie Parry’s passion for beauty, the intricacies of nature and the vibrancy of light falling on objects have led her to contemplate...

Until 23 Jul 2017

Dining

Christmas In July at SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

Bring your club or a group of friends and enjoy all the trappings of a traditional Christmas Lunch at SkyHigh Mount Dandenong. This delicious two...

Until 28 Jul 2017

Food & wine

Tamarillo Time

Early winter is the peak time to pick and taste all types and colours of Tamarillo (also called tree tomatoes). This year, Rayners Orchard have a...

Until 30 Jul 2017

Exhibitions

Dance X - Interactive Exhibition

Chose your own dance adventure in this enthralling exhibition. Travel to unique places within the shire through captivating virtual play spaces....

Until 30 Jul 2017
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