What’s On | In Daylesford
Staying a few days in Daylesford?
Here are some events to fill your morning, day and night!
Swiss Italian Festa
A vibrant celebration of heritage, culture and lifestyle. The four-day event is a feast of music, food and wine, art and sport designed to bring the local community and visitors from afar together.
WHEN: 26th to 29th of October
WHERE: Hepburn Springs
What’s on in Daylesford
Visiting Daylesford this weekend?
The Hepburn Shire release an informative What’s On flyer to help you plan your day/night! Updated every Friday.
What’s on in the morning
The Sunday Market at the Daylesford Railway Station is on, rain or shine!
Starts at 8am.
The Rotary Daylesford Farmers Market is held on the 4th Saturday of every month from 9.00am to 1.00pm at the Daylesford Primary School.
Alice’s Journeys – Walking tour
An engaging walking tour of Daylesford uncovering some of its interesting history.
Hosted walks with independent guides who will escort you around Daylesford and provide insight into the pre-colonial and colonial history of the area. Walks are 1.5 hours and cover approximately 2-3kms of Daylesford.
Secret Forest Walks
Secret Forest Walks has unique outdoor activities to enrich your Daylesford visit. Their fun and challenging GPS Treasure Hunt at Lake Daylesford is a hit with families and friends enjoying some time away together.
With Garmin GPS units, you’ll be searching for hidden objects, cleverly concealed around the lake to solve a puzzle and receive a prize.
Mystery Adventures is a unique tour operator, specialising in surprise outings for couples and groups across Victoria… including Daylesford!!
The Mystery Day Out will take you on a beautiful self-guided tour around Daylesford. On this adventure, you will solve clues to discover various parts of this charming town and surrounding areas; and try all it has to offer.
Build your own Beethoven string quartet!
Join stars-on-the-rise, the Artamidae Quartet,
for a family-friendly, interactive journey through Beethoven’s Opus 18 string quartets, where you decide the program!
WHEN: Fri 22nd September 2023 at 2pm
WHERE: The Convent Daylesford
HOW MUCH: Adult: $30pp / Child: $10pp
Followed by the Artamidae Quartet
In Concert in the Chapel at 7pm.
Words In Winter
POETRY | MUSIC | FOOD
COME DIP INTO THE WARMTH OF WORDS IN WINTER
Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.
LOOK OUT FOR 2024 DATES
“Love where you Live”
WHO: Collaboration between local artists Beck Walker (photography) and Brian Nash (paintings & pastels)
Also showing paintings & sculptures by Liadaan & Alison Parkinson.
WHEN: 8th of June to 30th of August
WHERE: Convent Gallery, Daylesford
Phone +613 5348 3211
7 Daly Street Daylesford 3460
Thursday to Monday 10am-4pm
(Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
Adult: $10, Concession: $8,
Kids U12: $5, Kids U5: free.
The Convent acknowledges the traditional owners, the Dja Dja Wurrung people, on whose land we meet, share & work.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present & emerging.