BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park
Castlemaine, VIC

What's On Winter

What’s On This Winter:

Here are a few highlights of what’s happening in and around Castlemaine this Winter and the beautiful Autumn months, to help you decide when to book in your getaway with us!

Key Events & Festivals:

Castlemaine Jazz Festival
King’s Birthday Long Weekend, June 9 – 11

Now in its 7th year, this festival features more than 30 performances, from traditional and big band to contemporary and Gypsy Jazz. One for all the music lovers out there.

Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival
June 16 – 18

The 9th festival, this year titled ‘No One Has the Last Word’, features ground-breaking, challenging, stimulating documentaries tackling subjects as women war correspondents, climate change and our colonial history. Two world premieres feature in the line-up.

Maldon in Winter
June 24 – July 10

Plenty of family fun is on offer at this community festival which features music, theatre, poetry, a community bonfire, fairy-lit shop windows and plenty of warming open fires in the local cafes and pubs.

Castlemaine Market Building Art Winter Exhibition
June 11 to October 15

More than 100 artists from around the Goldfields region showcase their paintings, textiles, sculptures. Jewellery and more at this annual seasonal exhibition at the historic Castlemaine Market Building in the centre of town. Open daily.

Boorp Boor Boondyil Exhibition
Permanent cultural exhibition

This fascinating and informative exhibition, also at the Market Building in the heart of Castlemaine is a must-do. Embark on a journey of interactive learning about Jaara culture, stories and teaching, experience a virtual “Welcome to Country” ceremony and learn about bush foods, medicine, waterways and weavings.

Goldfields Gothic Festival of Dark Ideas
August 4 – 6
Held in Maldon, just 15 minutes from Castlemaine, this festival explores the dark side of the Goldfields and its heritage and history. Ghostly tales, magicians, reimagined histories, a family-friendly market and picnic in the park, and much, much more.
For more details, visit the website and social pages of individual events or go to the Castlemaine Maldon & Surrounds website.

What's On Winter

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