Eltham Little Theatre

Alistair Knox Park

Saturday 9 November from 12 noon and Sunday 9am to 5pm 

Fancy treading the boards? Read a supplied script and have it video recorded.

Eltham Little Theatre are running a video booth where members of the public can have their performances of supplied scripts recorded for them.



Diamond Valley Railway display

Alistair Knox Park

Saturday 9 November from 12noon and Sunday 10 November 9am to 5pm 

Diamond Valley Railway will be displaying a model locomotive in Alistair Knox Park Park. Come and visit us and have your photo taken with the train.
Our miniature trains will be running in Eltham Lower Park on Sunday only from 11am to 5pm.

Kids Market

Alastair Knox Park

Saturday 9 November 12 noon to 5pm 

The Grade 6s from Eltham East Primary School have been busy making lots of craft items and these will be available for sale on Saturday afternoon in Alistair Knox Park. Proceeds will go to the Make a Wish Foundation. Products being sold will include some magnificant re-usable canvas shopping bags, origami paper cups, book marks, friendship bands, dream catchers and bird feeders. Come and support the kids and admire their creative efforts.
Scouting Adventures
Panther Place near Trestle Bridge and Eltham Oval
Sunday 10 November 9am to 4pm

The District Scouting Group are banding together to present a range of exciting Scouting activities. Run across a rope bridge or fly into the sky on a giant swing. Or try your hand at archery or crate stacking. More activities on the oval. Fancy a go at abseiling? Have a go at mini golf or have your face painted by 1st North Eltham Scouts.


Montsalvat Potting and Building with Clay
Alistair Knox Park
Sunday 10 November 9am to 5pm
Try your hand on a potter’s wheel under the guidance of one of Monsalvat’s expert tutors or join in for some free children’s hand building with clay. Find out about the range of ceramics classes available at Clay Talk @ Montsalvat including wheel throwing, hand building, specialist workshops, children’s classes and community activities.

Chill Out Zone

Alistair Knox Park

Saturday 9 November 12pm – 5.30pm and Sunday 10 November 9am – 5pm

Take a break from the crowds. Join the Brotherhood of St Laurence NDIS team for free sensory activities. Local Area Coordinators available to answer questions.

Saturday 12noon – 2.30pm – Solve a Rubik’s Cube
Sunday 10.30am – 1.30pm – Learn a visual language (Australian Sign Language)
Yarra Plenty Library – Join the Eltham library team for book readings and fun

Yarra Plenty Library 
‘Come and join Yarra Plenty Library Eltham with book readings and games
Nellie the Breastfeeding Caravan is back for the convenience of mums and bubs

Face Painting

Lots of Face painting available!

Alistair Knox Park
Saturday 9 November 12 noon to 5pm
Eltham Calisthenics College

Sunday 10 November
10am to 5pm – Bendigo Bank (face painting or henna tattoos)
12 noon and 5pm – Eltham Calisthenics College
Eltham Central Park Oval
11am to 2pm  – CLC students
10am to 4pm – North Eltham Scouts



Roving Performers

Hot Pink – Solo Stilt Act
Saturday 4pm – 7pm
Professional, interactive performer in a wonderful costume

Hayley Hoop La – show stopping interactive hula hooping
Sunday 11am – 2pm
Roving hula hoops with lots of opportunity for people to try for themselves

The Pink Flamingo – Solo Stilts
Sunday 12pm – 3pm
The every popular Pink Flamingo in print everywhere but only on stilts at the Eltham Festival.

The Water Drop – bubbles on stilts
Sunday 1pm – 4pm
Again the bubbles but this time on stilts. I thought bubbles each day as kids love them