Held over the first weekend of May is Clunes' annual literary festival, which brings nearly 20,000 book lovers into town.
Maldon’s main event is a four-day festival attracting dozens of performers, who provide a wide variety of world music at venues around town and at the main stage at Mt Tarrengower Reserve.
Focusing on alternative energy sources, school groups bring their inventive vehicles for the 24-hour and 14-hour (for juniors) RACV Energy Breakthrough Grand Prix; held late November.
Have a fling at Maryborough’s Scottish festival, with races, stalls, tossing the caber and highland music; held every New Year’s Day since 1857 (except during WWII).
Fine food, lanterns, live music and wine tasting along Maldon's main street in early January. Arrive by steam train.
One of Victoria’s leading arts events, this 10-day festival features theatre, music, art and dance. Held in March in odd-numbered years.
Kyneton is renowned for its daffodils. The annual Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival has 10 days of gala evenings, markets, concerts, fairs and art and flower shows.
Five day of events held over Easter from markets and traditional events such as egg toss, billycart race, brass bands and scone baking competition.
Over 25 locals open their properties to the public. Held in even-numbered years.