April Events

Sunday High Tea at Marybrooke Manor

Mon 1st April  until Tue 30th April , 1-4pm every Sunday - bookings essential

High Tea can be enjoyed every Sunday afternoon at the historic Marybrooke Manor. Celebrate special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and hens days or just to spoil yourself. Our delightful menu consists of unlimited Manor made scones with chantilly cream and jam, assorted savoury and sweet selections and a selection of Madame Flavour teas and brewed coffee. Seatings available in the Sherbrooke Room between 1pm and 4pm. Price $40 per person. Children under 12 years are half price. Bookings are essential. Please call (03) 9755 2755.

Marybrooke, 10 Sherbrooke Rd, Sherbrooke

$40 per person including unlimited scones!

Mid Week Happy Hour at Dudleys

Mon 1st April  until Tue 30th April , 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Monday to Friday Happy Hour 4.30pm to 6.30pm. $8 pints. $30 Dips plate with any pint, stubby or glass of sparkling or 150ml wine. Yes any drink.... save up to $10.

540 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda

$8 pints!

Wine Tasting at Olinda Cellars

Mon 1st April  until Tue 30th April , 5pm - 8pm

Join us EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT for free wine tasting where we explore new wines, new vintages and sometimes golden oldies. With a reputation as one of Melbourne’s finest boutique wine specialists, we offer sensational wines from all over Australia, with a great collection of hard to find vintage wines, boutique local beers and Australian Spirits.

Shop 7/540 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda

Wines are selected weekly so call 9751 0999 for details of wines available for tasting.

The Gully Market

Mon 1st April  until Tue 30th April , Saturday 8am-3pm Sunday 9am-3pm

The Gully Market is a long established market that runs every Saturday and Sunday in the carpark of the Upper Ferntree Gully Train Station. Drop in on the way up (or the way down) the mountain and stretch your legs as the Gully Market has lots of craft stalls, fresh fruit and vegetables, plants and home made goods.

Upper Ferntree Gully Railway Station

Enquiries: 0417 599 466

Colourific Weekend at Tesselaar KaBloom - Festival of Flowers

Sat 6th April  until Sun 28th April , 10am - 5pm daily

KaBloom will be an explosion of colour in nature, with waves of over 1.2 million flowers in bloom across five acres of garden. Colour your world with lively entertainment, a garden festival and fields of flowers. Featuring a colourful double Chinese Lion Dance at 1pm! On everyday is craft activities, story telling, treasure hunts, face painting and tractor rides. The perfect day out for the school holidays.

357 Monbulk Rd, Silvan

$25 Adults, $22 Concession, U16 Free

Kallista Community Market

Sat 6th April , 9am - 1pm

Kallista is a vibrant outdoor country market with handmade and home crafted goods including jewellery, plants, wood crafts, soap, clothing, delicious food and so much more.

Village Green, Church St, Kallista

PAVE Festival

Sun 7th April  until Sun 14th April , Events throughout the day

Performing and visual arts comes alive in Emerald with live music, dance and art at various venues and a street fair with entertainment. The PAVE community arts festival continues to grow each year with involvement of a wide range of artists and community groups, bringing you events and activities to stimulate your mind, please your taste buds and excite your eyes and ears. See the website for a full list of events and ticket bookings.

Emerald Villages, Dandenong Ranges

See the website for Event tickets prices

PAVE and FunFest Street Festival

Sun 7th April , 10am - 4pm

FunFest is once again jammed packed with free activities and events for the whole family to enjoy. Emerald comes to life with music, dance, performances, circus tent, magic tricks, craft activities, street performances, pop up surprises, art and craft stalls, an international food court, community stalls and carnival rides.

Kilvington Drive, Emerald

Free Entry

Rotary Club of Lilydale’s Craft and Produce Market

Sun 7th April , 8am - 1pm

A farm fresh produce and craft market next to Lillydale Lake with over 50 stalls with a variety of fresh foods, easy access and car parking. You'll find a range of local crafts, fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits and berries, butchers with beef, pork and small good products, processed foods – jams, chutneys, sauces, soups and pasta lines, bakery products – breads, croissants, cakes, tarts & muffins and more... and baby farm animals and a jumping castle for young children to enjoy.

Bellbird Park, Swansea Rd, Lilydale

Children's Easter School Holiday Program 2017

Tue 9th April  until Sun 21st April , 11am - 5pm Daily

Every day there’s so much happening; meet animals up close, take part in treasure hunts, enjoy a pony ride, some music or mini golf. The fun activities and games change every day, so make sure you check the daily activities and times on our website. All the activities are free of charge and designed for children between 5 and 12 years old.

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong, 26 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong

Gate Entry $6.00 per car

Belgrave Big Dreams Market

Sun 14th April , 9 am - 2 pm

A place to find all things grown and made with love : A dream come true : A dream to foster community, abundance, joy and creativity. You'll discover a collection of Melbourne's finest Artists and Makers. Discover original and bespoke design pieces alongside some of the yummiest and freshest produce the area has to offer with live music courtesy of our very talented onsite buskers, bouncy castle and facepainting for the kids, this is a market for the whole family to enjoy!

Hayes Car Park/Blacksmiths Way, Belgrave

Free Entry

Montrose Craft Market

Sat 20th April , 9am - 1.30pm

Situated at the base of the mountain on the way to Lilydale the Montrose Market has a variety of craft and fresh produce stalls. Drop in on the way out to the Yarra Valley.

Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Montrose

Enquiries: 9728 1703

Gembrook Market

Sun 28th April , 9am - 2pm

Promoting sustainable living, many of the 90+ stall holders are artisans and craftspeople who have created unique items from recycled materials. Purchase home grown produce including some wonderful gourmet foods. We have a 'garage sale site' and if occupied on the day you visit, who knows what bargain you may find! A jumping castle, farm animals or similar activities for young children are on site at most markets.

Gembrook Community Centre, Gembrook-Pakenham Rd, Gembrook