Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival


5 to 15 September 2019

Daffodil Dreaming

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What's new

Celebrate with scarecrows!

Why not join in the fun of making a scarecrow and displaying it in your garden for the Festival? There’s plenty of time to get inspired by this year’s theme ‘Daffodil Dreaming'. Registrations now open! Find out more.

Scarecrow Making Workshop
Save the date! The annual Scarecrow Making Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, 31 August 2019 from 2pm to 4pm at the Old Auction House, 52-56 Mollison Street, Kyneton. To register email or phone 5422 2282.

Open Gardens – 6 to 15 September
In and around Kyneton beautiful gardens will once again open their doors to the public. Maps available. Find out more.

Edible Gardens – 7 & 8 September
All edible gardens demonstrate sustainable, chemical free methods of growing healthy, fresh food. Visit these gardens for inspiration and encouragement to plant your own veggie garden. Find out more.

Kyneton Festival of One Act Plays
Now in it's 63rd year, this is one of the oldest in Victoria. It takes place on the first weekend of September each year as part of the Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival.
For theatre goers: Book now!
For theatre companies: Register your group now! Registrations close on Friday, 5 August 2019.

Kyneton Daffodil Art Prize
Artists from all walks of life are invited to enter their original artwork in the Kyneton Daffodil Arts Prize competition. First prize is $250 and second prize is $100. Plus there's an 'honourable mention'. The deadline to enter is Friday, 16 August 2019. Find out more.

Art Photography Competition
For all the shutterbugs out there – it's time to enter your photographs in the Art Photography Prize. This year there are two categories: the Open section and the Black Hill Nature Reserve section, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Friends of Black Hill Reserve. First prize is $250 and second prize is $100. Plus there's an 'honourable mention'. The deadline to enter is 5.00 pm on Friday, 23 August. Find out more.


The Festival is held on the traditional lands of the Taungurung, Dja Dja Wurrung and Wurundjeri people. We acknowledge them as traditional custodians of this beautiful region. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the Elders from other communities who may be with us at this time.