This year you can buy your gifts and the ingredients for Christmas dinner from your local makers at the Castlemaine Twilight Market – a free, family-friendly event, Friday 20th December, 4-8pm.

This is the 13th annual Twilight Market, and this year features a selection of more than 120 makers from the Castlemaine Artists Market, the Castlemaine Farmers Market and the Young Makers Market.

Plenty of delicious food will be on offer, as well as some fun kids’ activities.  Punters will also be able to enjoy a local beer or wine while enjoying fantastic live music onstage, featuring: World Turtle World, The Rattlers, kids eco-band The Zucchini Clan, and local winners of the Battle of the Bands competition: EMF.

Showcasing established and emerging artists, farmers and makers  from across the Goldfields region the Castlemaine Twilight Market really does offer something for everyone. You’ll find fresh produce grown and made by Goldfields farmers, including everything from the Christmas ham and other meats, seasonal fruit and vegetables, olives and olive oil, flowers, cheese, wine, pastured eggs and more. AND if you’re after an utterly unique gift, you’ll find the very best art and design talent in the region in the one place at the Castlemaine Twilight Market, including: art works, prints, earthy ceramics, handcrafted leather goods, exquisite silver jewellery; designer clothing, cards and stationary, garden supplies, home wares and much, much more.

Keep up to date here: Castlemaine Twilight Market 2019

Stage run times as follows:

4pm – The Rattlers

5pm – Zucchini Clan

6pm – E.M.F.

7pm – World Turtle World

There will be other buskers and performers throughout the afternoon and evening while you walk around.

pictured: World Turtle World