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Harvest Festival 2015

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This weekend you're invited to discover one of Australia's most dynamic and picturesque food and wine regions, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges.

Held over ten days (from April 24 to May 3), this family-friendly festival brings together an exciting line-up of foodie themed activities for all to enjoy, including elegant dinners, hands-on workshops, farmers' markets and much, much more.

This is a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the region's vibrant food culture.

Start your day with one of The Breakfast Club deals and sample some of best breakfasts in the region for just $22.

Later in the day you can enjoy a special winemaker and chef's dinner or partake in one of the many masterclasses and learn about everything from composting to preserving and bread making.

You can also visit farm gates and cellar doors and take advantage of exclusive 'Harvest Specials' or shop with the locals at farmers' markets.

There's also a great selection of competitions running as part of the festival:

  • 2015 The Lake House Food Writing Award: Winners will receive $500 cash and will be published on the Lake House and Daylesford Macedon Produce websites.

  • 2015 #DMPHARVEST Instagram Competition: Win from a prize pool of fabulous KitchenAid appliances.

  • 2015 #DMPHARVEST Taste of the Region" Raffle: Just $5 gives you the chance to win a share of nearly $5,000 worth of prizes.

    The Harvest Festival also showcases the region's thriving arts and culture scene - come along and catch a show, visit a local gallery or enjoy visiting some quirky boutique shops.

    There's sure to be something for everyone at this year's Harvest Festival!

    Why not visit for a day or enjoy a mid-week escape by staying at one of the many acclaimed B&Bs, hotels, spa resorts or cosy cottages.

    For more information on the Harvest Festival 20015, including the full programme of events and accommodation options, please visit

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    When: 24 April - 3 May 2015
    Where: Daylesford Macedon Region
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