Music, food, art and more

Talented home-grown singer/songwriter Taylor Sheridan is among the lineup for the Macedon Ranges Music Festival at Hanging Rock.

Highlights of this year’s Macedon Ranges Autumn Festival have been revealed.

An exciting range of ticketed events from March 26 to April 25 include everything from celebrations of food and wine to talented arts creators.

Cidersong Autumn Picnic iswhere live music, singing, food and cider combine at the beautiful heritage apple orchard at DV Cider.

Macedon Ranges Music Festival will have people grooving to the tunes at this family friendly event at iconic Hanging Rock.

A series of Gin Afternoon Teas at Big Tree Distillery will serve up delicious autumn afternoon tea treats with a gin twist.

The Celebration of Harvest with Macedon Ranges winemakers pays tribute to this year’s harvest with plenty of local wines, delicious foods and live music.

Experience the historic and spectacular gardens at Duneira Estate on Mount Macedon, with live music, local wine and food trucks.

Literary lovers will enjoy the Mountain Writers Festival Author Lunch at the Wine Collective.

A harpist will add to the peaceful setting at Dromkeen Homestead’s historic gardens.

For wine and food lovers, there is a bevy of events to tantalise the tastebuds.

Soulfood + Soul Tunes will bring live music and paella at Hunter-Gatherer Winery.

Acoustic Pizzas isa relaxed day of guitar, pizza and wine at Parkside Winery and Farm.

Force of Nature + Wine Experience at Lyons Will Estate will bring a five-course tasting menu with chefs Matt Donnelly and Jo Corrigan.

DV Cider’s Tastes of the Region Sourdough Crumpet Masterclass and Cider Brunch with Millet Road Maker baker Simon Mathee will also be hugely popular.

For the creative at heart, several autumn workshops and classes available.

Traditional straw-weaving workshop at the Old Auction House in Kyneton will teach how to weave straw idols for a prosperous year.

Botanical art classes held by the Mount Macedon and District Horticultural Society are sure to inspire.

beginner’s blacksmithing class at Dromkeen will teach people to make their own marshmallow toasting fork.

Enjoy a unique autumn inspired acrylic painting workshops with local Malmsbury artist Tia Alysse on her farm.

There are plenty of free experiences and events on offer too, such as immersive art displays, interactive light shows, guided nature walks, open art studios, outdoor sound bowl meditations, chalk art and New Orleans style street bands.

To see the full festival program and purchase tickets, visit: