Visit the Macedon Ranges

Located on Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country.

Welcome to the Macedon Ranges, a region of nine historic and creative villages linked by stunning backcountry vistas, less than one hour from Melbourne. In our dramatic, undulating landscapes you can taste wholesome locally grown produce. Drink cool-climate wines and artisanal gins. Enjoy breathtaking heritage gardens. Explore expansive forests on foot or bike. And breathe in our fresh country air.

Simultaneously vibrant and tranquil, the Macedon Ranges is a place to slow down and rejuvenate in nature.

Events not to miss
Fri, 1 Mar 20247:00pm - 10:00pmMultiple dates
Hanging Rock Night Walk
Experience the mystery of Hanging Rock at night, with a guided night walk of the Reserve. During the tour with our experienced ranger, you may discover gliders, wallabies, native birds, bats, possums, and other native animals. If you're lucky you may even spot a koala! Bookings are essential. Ticketing info: Tickets are $75 per family (two adults and two children), $30 per adult and $15 per child. Bookings are essential. Children's tickets must be accompanied by a paying adult. This walk is not suitable for children under the age of 8. The regular Park entry/parking fee is not applicable for the Hanging Rock Night Walk. Bookings: Call the Hanging Rock team on (03) 5422 0387 or 0457 605 462 Preparation tips: ·  Arrive at the Discovery Centre by 7pm, via the Reserve main entry on South Rock Road. ·  Have dinner before you come along. The duration of the walk can be 2.5 – 3 hours. ·  Wear comfortable footwear and bring a jacket. ·  Bring your own drinking water – there is no drinkable tap water on site. ·  Alan will have a powerful torch/spotlight and you are also welcome to bring your own torches. ·  If you have binoculars you are welcome to bring them. ·  It's okay to bring snacks however any rubbish will need to be brought down with you. There are no bins at the summit.
Woodend
Sat, 16 Mar 20249:00am - 02:00pm
Hanging Rock Market

Visitors can expect to find an excellent variety of both local and regional stalls offering quality Australian-made products, delicious gourmet foods, and fresh home-grown produce. The Macedon Ranges is less than an hour's drive from Melbourne along the Calder Freeway and only half that time from Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport.

Hanging Rock is easily accessed from the A79 Calder Freeway which passes by on the eastern side of Woodend or via Mt Macedon or from the M31 Hume Highway by turning off at Kilmore and travelling through Lancefield, or alternatively from Wallan via Romsey. There's ample parking, great public amenities, and easy walking.

Craft Markets Australia will host several special craft and produce markets at this well-known tourism icon annually.     Please note there is a park entry fee of $10 per car. For more information on entry to Hanging Rock visit: https://www.mrsc.vic.gov.au/See-Do/Our-Region/Natural-Attractions/Hanging-Rock/Plan-Your-Visit
Woodend
Sun, 17 Mar 20249:00am - 01:00pm3rd Sunday of every month
Malmsbury Village Farmers' & Artists' Market
Bring your friends and family, bags and baskets. Spread a picnic rug for a spot of lunch and soak up some sweet tunes in the lush surrounds of the Malmsbury Village Green. There's great hot food from the Merchants of Malmsbury, Malmsbury Bakery, Malmsbury Post Office and awesome coffee at The Stables across from the Malmsbury Town Hall.
The Malmsbury Village Farmers’ Market is accredited with the Victorian Farmers’ Markets Association, the peak body for farmers’ markets in the state and focuses on providing locally grown fresh produce.
Malmsbury
Sat, 23 Mar 20249:00am - 01:00pm4th Saturday of every month
Lancefield Farmers' Market
The Lancefield & District Farmers Market connects 85 local & regional producers with local consumers and is one of the most successful farmers’ markets in Victoria. The market is proud to be plastic bag-free and is a member of the Victorian Farmers’ Markets Association. Twenty years young, Lancefield & District Farmers’ Market is committed to providing a viable place for producers to trade their vegetables, fruit, honey, eggs, wines, cakes, breads, preserves, herbs, poultry, meats & other off-farm produce. By shopping at this market you are directly impacting the lives of our region's farming families, reducing your carbon footprint & investing in a farming future for our community. We thank all market shoppers for their presence & continued investment at our monthly market, held under the lush canopy of the High Street's Centre Plantation. " Dates: 4th Saturday of the Month (3rd Sat in Dec)
Lancefield
Sat, 23 Mar 202410:00am - 04:00pmMacedon Artists Open Studios
Macedon Artists Open Studios
Ten uniquely different Macedon artists open their studios to demonstrate and discuss their mediums. The artists invite you to share their inspiration and creations as you embrace art and culture in the beauty and tranquility of our environment. Original works will be on display and for sale...just in time for Christmas. To discover our ten studios on the day, collect the Macedon Artists Open Studios map from The Gallery Mt Macedon from 10am - 4pm. Address: 684 Mt Macedon Road.
Mount Macedon
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