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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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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...

24 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017

Food & wine

Sensational Spring Citrus

Citrus Season at the farm runs till end of Spring, featuring several dozen citrus varieties along the way. Spring is the time for orange, lemon and...

24 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017

Contemporary

Lior: Live and Intimate

Lior is part of a rare breed of artists that has achieved success and critical acclaim, whilst maintaining an independence and individuality. Share...

24 Oct 2017

Family

Chocolate Story Time at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery

Join Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery for their Chocolate Story Time. Children can enjoy exciting chocolate themed stories read by an...

24 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
7 Nov 2017
14 Nov 2017

Dining

Make A Date To Have A Strawberry Affair

Rendezvous over the most heavenly culinary combination - strawberries and chocolate - for a very special week of heavenly delights at the Yarra...

Until 29 Oct 2017

Exhibitions

Frank Hodgkinson: Sense of Place

Frank Hodgkinson (1919-2001) was one of Australia’s foremost abstract painters and artists. He was drawn to the Australian landscape in general and...

Until 5 Nov 2017

Horse racing

Spring Racing Carnival

Anticipation and excitement fill the air. Farewell winter and welcome spring with open arms. It’s a time when the city comes alive. People have a...

Until 25 Nov 2017

Exhibitions

From This Place - Inspiring Women Artists of the Upper Yarra Valley Book and Exhibition

The From this Place - Inspiring Women Aritsts of the Upper Yarra Valley Exhibition will be on show at Oscar's on the Yarra in the main hall until the...

Until 26 Nov 2017

Family

Disco Inflato Silent Disco - Free Kids Stay and Play

Burrinja Kids Stay and Play free family activity by local artist Julie Konda. Disco Inflato invites you to tune out of the world for a short time....

Until 3 Dec 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 24 Dec 2017

Dining

Steam and Cuisine Luncheon at Puffing Billy

Share the grandeur and charm of a three hour steam train journey whilst savouring a delicious lunch. Enjoy an all gluten free three course menu or...

Until 31 Dec 2017

Literature

Charity

An incredible collection of works from the original Melba Gift Book of Australian Art and Literature. Celebrate the work of some of Australia's most...

Until 4 Feb 2018
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