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
Sat, 7 Oct 202310:00am - 04:00pmThe Fair will be held 7 and 8 October 2023.
Garden Lovers' Fair
The annual Garden Lovers’ Fair will return to one of Victoria’s most historically significant gardens, Bolobek, at the foot of the Macedon Ranges. This year's Fair will feature more than fifty high-quality stallholders including rare plants and bulbs, gardening tools and equipment, botanical art, bare-rooted and grafted trees, perennials, garden sculpture, food and wine. Guided tours of the Bolobek garden will be held on both days hosted by the owner and head gardener. The Garden Lovers’ Fair is the perfect excuse to book a weekend away in the Macedon Ranges and enjoy artisan food and produce, cool-climate wines, boutique shops, and breathtaking gardens. Buy tickets online.
Sat, 28 Oct 20239:00am - 01:00pm4th Saturday of every month
Lancefield Farmers' Market
Established in March 2003, the Lancefield & District Farmers' Market continues to provide a viable place for producers to trade their vegetables, fruit, honey, eggs, wines, cakes, breads, preserves, herbs, poultry, meats & other off farm produce. The market is managed by the Lancefield Neighbourhood House & is accredited with the Victorian Farmers' Markets Association - Shopping at this market is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint, by reducing food miles we save energy. Seedlings & herbs are sometimes available & we encourage people to grow their own as well. Dates: 4th Saturday of the Month (3rd Sat in Dec)
Fri, 17 Nov 2023Budburst Wine Festival
Budburst Wine Festival
Discover the cool wines and warm hearts of Macedon Ranges winemakers at their annual wine festival, Budburst, this spring from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 November 2023. Budburst is a once-a-year opportunity to step behind the vines and meet the family-owned and small-batch makers who shape mainland Australia’s coolest wine region. The Friday evening will see local venues showcase Macedon Ranges wine alongside other great produce of the region bringing together what they believe to be the best of the Macedon Ranges. Across the weekend, more than 25 Macedon Ranges winemakers will open their wineries and cellar doors to wine enthusiasts. From 10am and 5pm Saturday and Sunday, you can enjoy wine tastings, curated food menus championing local produce, art shows, sculptor walks and live music. Explore at your own pace or jump on one of the Budburst bus routes. This year Budburst will run smaller buses to more wineries, delivering participants directly to cellar doors around the Macedon Ranges. Additional details will be released soon. Festival and bus tickets are on sale from 1 September (early bird until 30 September).
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