Preview of 2016 Festival
The Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival held during the first two weeks in September welcomes spring with an exciting series of activities and includes visual and performing arts, crafts, gardens,
flower shows, markets and hospitality.
Along with beautiful daffodils throughout the town and surrounding countryside, visitors can take in the Festival of One Act Plays, the Antique and Vintage Fair, ferret racing, buskers, a Wine and Food
Festival at the iconic Degraves Mill, performances and literary events.
New this year will be the ‘Dog dash’ and a visit by the Northern Combine Cycling Organisation who will hold their championship event and a bicycle workshop. The Festival also looks forward to
performance of the musical ‘That is not a Daffodil’ for children and other exciting performances throughout the town still in the planning.
The whole town scarecrow display will please festival goers and new 2016 creations will appear in shops, gardens and other surprising places.
Many local gardens will be open to visitors and the Spring Flower Show will again present a variety of stunning daffodils, the signature of the festival.
The glittering Daffodil Old Time Ball continues to attract dancers from near and far to dance the night away with excellent music and a fine supper.
Exhibitions including the Daffodil Art Prize and Art Photography and arts trail of local galleries and venues display the work of artists for art lovers.
The district is on display in the Grand Parade on the last day of the Festival along with bands, dancers, floats, cars and vintage vehicles. Following the Parade the festivities close with a fair,
performances and rides in Kyneton's main streets.
And while you are there, all of Kyneton's legendary and award-winning culinary establishments will be ready to provide their famous hospitality.
See all the fun of our 2015 festival here