Attractions

We are currently planning all the major attractions for the 2018 Rotary Eltham Festival. Check out what we have planned so far!

 

FIREWORKS

Saturday 10 November at dusk (approx. 9 pm)
Alistair Knox Park

Come for the evening, bring a picnic rug and bag your spot on the hill for the fireworks. Tap your toes to the music on the main stage or get up and dance. As usual there will be lots of food and drink options to suit every taste.

             

                   

 

HERITAGE BUS and MINIATURE TRAIN RIDES

Saturday 10 November 12 pm to 4 pm
Sunday 11 November 11 am to 4 pm
Eltham to Eltham Lower Park and return

A free heritage bus will be running both days of the festival, picking up passengers on a 30 minute cycle. Bus stops are:
  • Eltham Township: bus stop outside Alistair Knox Park every half hour from 12 noon to 4 pm Saturday and 11 am to 4 pm Sunday
  • Eltham Lower Park: near the DVR Main Station (Saturday) and Pine Creek Station (Main Road entrance to the Park) on Sunday every half hour from 12.15 pm on Saturday and 11.15 pm on Sunday
Miniature train rides will be running at Eltham Lower Park on Saturday from 12 pm to 4pm and on Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm.
A model locomotive will also be on display in Alistair Knox Park!

        

 

FESTIVAL CARNIVAL

Saturday 10 November 12 noon to 9.30 pm
Sunday 11 November 9 am to 5 pm

Alistair Knox Park (Bridge Road end)

The colour and fun of the festival carnival is on again this year!

 

 

HOT ROD DISPLAY

Saturday 10 November 12 noon to 9 pm
Sunday 11 November 9 am to 5 pm

Alistair Knox Park

Stay tuned for more details

 

ELTHAM and DISTRICT WOODWORKERS EXHIBITION

Saturday 10 November 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 11 November 9 am to 4 pm (raffle drawn at 4 pm)

Eltham Community Reception Centre

The Eltham Woodworkers are again holding their annual exhibition in the Eltham Community Reception Centre. Entry is free and on display is a wide range of wood crafts including  furniture , wooden boxes , turned items , carvings , marquetry, scroll saw and pyrography.  There will be a live display of woodworking and a free hands on children’s toy making. Free parking is also available on site.

                

 

SENSORY FRIENDLY CHILL OUT ZONE

Saturday 10 November
Sunday 11 November
Alistair Knox Park

Take time out at the Chill Out Zone. Sensory friendly storytelling, activities and giveaways both days.
Stay tuned for more details