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Goldfields Celebration of Spring
Kyneton's annual Daffodil & Arts Festival kicks off on September 4th this year with visitors and locals alike partaking in 11 days of activities, arts & crafts, garden & flower shows, markets and hospitality events.
Kyneston's Daffodil & Arts Festival heralds the arrival of spring with a blaze of colour. Photo: James Barker - freedigitalphotos.net
Festooned in an array of gorgeous Daffodils heralding the new growth of Spring Kyneton and surrounds will host the Festival of One Act Plays, a Command Performance Concert, buskers & scarecrows, ferret racing, an Antiques Fair and a Food and Wine Fair to be staged at Degraves Mill.
Historic Kyneton comes to life each September in a celebration of Spring. Photo: Ian Gill/Footloosephoto
A variety of art exhibitions and competitions will be staged around town.
Bands, dancers, floats and vintage vehicles will stage a Grand Parade on the last day of the festival culminating with a fair, street performances and rides in the town centre.
And you can bet Kyneton's award-winning restaurants, bars & cafes will be on hand offering their renowned gold fields hospitality throughout the 2014 Daffodil & Arts Festival.
The annual Daffodil & Arts Festival is another great opportunity to visit Kyneton's historic Piper Street. Photo: Ian Gill/Footloosephoto