Kids Market

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.

Diamond Valley Railway display

Alastair Knox Park

Sunday only from 11am 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.

Scouts at Eltham Festival

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.

Pottery Eltham Festival

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 Eltham Festival

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

Carnival Eltham Festival


Alistair Knox Park

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

And for bigger kids – the Carnival

Dairy at Eltham Festival

Farmer Darryl’s Animal Farm

Alistair Knox Park

Saturday 9 November 12 noon to 6 pm & Sunday 10 November 9 am to 5 pm

Come and meet Polly the Rainbow Lorrikeet, Goaty Goat and Charlie the Pig and all their friends at Farmer Darryl’s Farm.

face painting eltham festival

Face Painting

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