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
Sun, 21 Aug 20229:00am - 01:00pm3rd Sunday of every month
Malmsbury Village Farmers' 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 Hotel, 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.
Thu, 1 Sep 2022Series of events11 day festival
Annual Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival
Kyneton has a long history and famed reputation for breeding and growing daffodils. They are an intrinsic symbol of the town and the annual Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival has been shaped around this heritage. This true country-style community festival welcomes spring in Kyneton with an exciting series of activities including visual and performing arts, crafts, gardens, flower shows and hospitality. Along with beautiful daffodils throughout the town and surrounding countryside, visitors can take in art exhibitions, performances, ferret racing, the Kyneton Dog Dash and Scarecrow Competition. Some of the events you can expect to find are: OPEN GARDENS & FLOWER SHOWS: Many local gardens are open to visitors and the Spring Flower Show presents the signature blooms of the festival. Find out more. ARTS EVENTS: The Festival of One Act Plays, now in its 64th year, brings performers from throughout Victoria. Dancing, music and book events add to the eleven days of festivities. Find out more. THE GRAND PARADE: Held on the last day of the festival, the 'Grand Parade' is a wonderful experience of life in a Central Victorian country town and features bands, dancers, floats, cars and vintage vehicles. The festival closes with a fair, performances, activities in Kyneton's main streets and an after-party at Major Tom's burger joint on Piper Street. It's a fantastic family day out! Find out more. Visit the Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival website for their complete events schedule and get ready to celebrate spring in the Macedon Ranges.
Sat, 26 Nov 202210:00am - 04:00pmOn multiple dates
Open Studios Macedon
After three successful Open Studios in 2021 local artists are opening their studios once again in 2022. The studios, large and small, are all in garden settings within a short drive of each other (plus a display at Top of the Range tearooms Mt Macedon). Nine artists invite you to share their inspiration and creations in a range of media including ceramics, printmaking, encaustic wax and oil painting, fabric painting, life drawing, contemporary botanic art, watercolour and pencil portraits. Original works are on display and for sale. Come and enjoy the natural beauty of Macedon while combining art and food available from the nearby cafes. Studios open from 10-4 each day. Entry is free. Look for brochures at local cafes or pick one up at The Gallery Mt Macedon in the heart of Mount Macedon village. View the artists on instagram @openstudiosmacedon Download the Open Studios brochure: OPEN STUDIOS MACEDON GUIDE 2022
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