Festival Program

Check out what we have planned for this year’s festival by clicking on the links below or by downloading this years Festival Program from the links below. 

Kids Activities


Have a Go Oval

Music and Entertainment

Festival Highlights

Saturday 9th November – Alistair Knox Park – Afternoon program from 12 noon

Lots of fun for all including children’s entertainment, animal farm, chill out zone, face painting, youth zone, carnival, lots of stalls and food for all. Try reading a script at the Eltham Little Theatre stall. Free rides for small kids and carnival for bigger ones. Have your face painted by the team from Eltham Calisthenics College.

Saturday 9th November – Alistair Knox Park – Evening program from 5:30pm

Come and enjoy an evening in the park under the stars, or the fun and games at the youth stage. And of course everything stops for the fantastic fireworks display at dusk. Lots of food and drink options available. Free rides for small children and carnival for bigger ones.

Sunday 10th November – Alistair Knox Park – from 9:30am – 5:30pm

Alistair Knox Park comes alive with community, market, business and food and wine stalls in the park and along Panther Place. Learn about waste recycling in the Shire. Come and pat the animals at Farmer Darryl’s mobile animal farm, or stroll over to the Eltham Convention and Reception Centre and admire the exhibition by the Eltham Woodworkers. Come and visit the Diamond Valley Railways and have your photo taken with the model loco.

Sunday 10th November – Eltham Central Park Oval – from 9:00am – 5:00pm Have a Go Oval

The Oval precinct is packed with activities this year. Come and visit the District Scouting Group in Panther Place near the trestle bridge and have a go at archery, the giant swing and rope bridge. Try the abseiling activity on the Oval. Don’t forget theTug of  War grudge match at noon. Reigning champs are Eltham CFA. Little Sports Heroes have lots of fun activities.

Sunday 10th November – Eltham Central Park Oval – from 9:30am – 4:00pm Community Stage

Come and participate in all the fun of the Community Stage which showcases the musical, vocal and dance talents of our local schools and clubs. Get your face painted and enjoy some roving performances by CLC students.