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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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Dining

Steam and Cuisine Luncheon at Puffing Billy

Share the grandeur and charm of a three hour steam train journey through the scenic vista of the Dandenong Ranges together with family and friends at...

24 Feb 2017
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27 Feb 2017

Dining

The Royal Mail Hotel and Oakridge Wines Victorian Farm to Fork Dinner

The Royal Mail Hotel’s Executive Chef, Robin Wickens will join forces with Matt Stone, Head Chef of the Yarra Valley’s Oakridge Wines, to present two...

24 Feb 2017

Gardens & agriculture

Lotus Flower Season

The Blue Lotus Water Garden holds its annual Lotus Flower Season which features thousands of Lotus and Water Lily flower blooms of many different...

24 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
26 Feb 2017
27 Feb 2017

Comedy

Kitty Flanagan - Smashing

Join Kitty Flanagan for a special sneak preview of her brand new show - Smashing. Kitty Flanagan is one of Australia’s best known comedians. She has...

24 Feb 2017

Exhibitions

Louise Hearman Survey Exhibition

This exhibition is the first major museum survey of Australian painter Louise Hearman, featuring painting and drawings from across her 30-year...

24 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
26 Feb 2017
27 Feb 2017

Dining

Dine and Dance on Puffing Billy

Join family, friends or work colleagues for the unique Dine and Dance on Puffing Billy. Share this unique dinner and dance experience on board this...

24 Feb 2017
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1 Apr 2017

Dining

Chinese New Year at Cuckoo Restaurant

The Cuckoo Restaurant receives thousands of visitors from all over the world each year and it's time to celebrate their Chinese New Year. On offer...

Until 28 Feb 2017

Exhibitions

Nobody of shards -Photo Graphic Exhibition

Nobody of shards is a photographic exhibition by Andrew Brown. This exhibition references the duality of thought, particularly how behaviour can be...

Until 18 Mar 2017

Exhibitions

A Convict in the Family?

A travelling exhibition from Sydney Living Museums. A Convict in the Family? showcases the rich, large-scale photographs of documentary photographer...

Until 30 Apr 2017

Exhibitions

Yhonnie Scarce: Hollowing Earth

Yhonnie Scarce was born in Woomera, South Australia, and belongs to the Kokatha and Nukunu peoples. She is one of the first contemporary Australian...

Until 14 May 2017

Food & wine

Fruit Bottling Workshops at Rayner's Orchard

Fruit Bottling Workshops are running at Rayner's Orchard. Gain knowledge in bottling your own fruit, they provide everything from the fruit to the...

Until 17 Aug 2017

Dining

February Dinner at Oakridge

Oakridge is open for dinner on Saturday the 25th of February. Enjoy Chef Matt Stone's a la carte menu featuring the best produce the Yarra Valley has...

25 Feb 2017
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