February Events

Steam and Cuisine Luncheon Train

Tue 1st January  until Thu 31st December , Departs daily at 12.30pm - 3.30pm (except public holidays)

We invite you to Puffing Billy for a different experience - travelling First Class! Relax and unwind with a majestic three-hour steam train journey as you take in the scenic vista of the Dandenong Ranges. Indulge in a delicious seasonal three-course menu or Natter Platter filled with a selection of cured meats, fine cheeses and Devonshire Tea. All tickets include your selected meal, 2-hour train journey and 1-hour spare time at Emerald Lake Park.

Puffing Billy Belgrave Station, 1 Monbulk Rd, Belgrave

See the website for pricing

Devonshire Tea Anyone?

Tue 1st January  until Thu 31st December

People often travel to The Villages just for a real Devonshire Tea and with the increasing popularity of a High Tea, will often spend all afternoon drinking tea and grazing on the sweet and savoury delights. What a way to spend a day! Whether you want a full English High Tea Experience or just a piece of delicious cake or tart with a pot of tea or a coffee - you're in the right place! Find out more about the differences and where you can find the best Afternoon Tea experiences in the Dandenong Ranges.

See the website for best places in the Dandenong Ranges

The Gully Market

Wed 30th January  until Thu 31st December , 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

Friday Night Wine Tasting at Olinda Cellars

Thu 31st January  until Thu 31st December , 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.

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong's Wedding Open Day

Sat 1st February , 10.30am until 3.30pm

You're invited. This is a fantastic opportunity to see the venue dressed for a wedding, and get a tailored quote based on how you envision your wedding day and also enjoy a glass of sparkling and nibbles whilst taking in the gorgeous view with floor to ceiling glass overlooking the whole of Melbourne! If you would like to join us, please contact Graham on our direct line 9751 0450.

26 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong


End of Summer Special Offer at Woolrich Retreat

Sat 1st February  until Mon 30th March , UP TO 20% OFF

SAVE 15% off 2 night and 20% off 3 night stays during February and March. It's the perfect time to visit the Dandenong Ranges. The warm days and cool nights are settling in and the rain has left everything cool, lush and green. Get all the same inclusions, just a very special rate, just put in the promo code ENDOFSUMMER at the top of our booking page and you’ll see these special rates or call 03 9751 0154 to book. Squeeze a little more out of the end of summer at Woolrich Retreat and SAVE up to 20%.

Woolrich Retreat Accommodation, 20 Woolrich Rd, Olinda

SAVE 15% off 2 night and 20% off 3 night stays during February and March.

Emerald Lions Grow it, Bake it, Make it Market

Sun 2nd February , 9am - 2pm

Fancy a day out, up and around the hills... Do we have the prefect place to start your day off. Come to The Grow It Bake It Make It Market from 9 till 2. How about starting your day off at the market with a delicious egg & bacon roll? While your there pick up some yummy bread, veggies, or maybe some beer and check out all the other amazing stalls that will be there. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.

Gemco Community Centre, 19 Kilvington Drive & Main St, Emerald

Enquiries: 0467 957 549

Friends of George Tindale Plant Sale

Sat 8th February , 10am - 12 Noon

Keen gardeners should not miss the opportunity to purchase a treasure at the monthly plant and bulb sale hosted by Friends of George Tindale Gardens. Smaller in size, our sales will focus on seasonal plants, propagated from our collection & donated from the Friends' gardens. Visitors will also have an opportunity to meander through the magnificent George Tindale Gardens. All monies raised will be used to assist with ongoing improvements to the garden.

George Tindale Gardens, Sherbrooke Rd, Sherbrooke

Free of charge

Valentine's Day 2020 - SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

Fri 14th February  until Sat 15th February , 6pm until 10.30pm

Three course a la carte dinner. Treat your loved one to a romantic and memorable dining experience with stunning views of the Melbourne skyline. Dining upstairs in our stylish function room or in our lower floor bistro, you will enjoy a three course a la carte dinner, comprising of an amuse bouche to start, shared platter for entree, your choice of mains and indulgent shared dessert plate.

26 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong

$80 per person