Strike Gold at the Castlemaine Twilight Market

This Christmas, buy your gifts AND the ingredients for Christmas dinner from your local makers at this free, family-friendly evening event. Enjoy live music, cocktails, kids’ activities and great food, while perusing more than 100 local craft and produce stalls.

This is the 11th annual Twilight Market – a Castlemaine Artists’ Market initiative, and now operating in partnership with the Castlemaine Farmers’ Market to be held on Friday 15th December, 4pm-8:30pm.

Showcasing more than 100 established and emerging makers and craftspeople 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, seasonal fruit and vegetables, olives and olive oil, cheese, wine and pastured eggs.  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.

Our AMAAAAAZING music lineup:

4:15 – Dr. Dimensions will be playing some sweet laid back summer vibing tunes.

5:30 – The Itchy Scabs will be bringing the Christmas spirit, with a side of punk.

6:30 – Ally Boom Boom & the Cool Bananas are coming all the way from Melbourne to rock your kids into the night.

7:15 – the Thompson’s Foundry Band will be sending you on your merry way round the oval with classic tunes and Christmas carols.

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

Huuuuuge array of food stalls:
Loads of food stalls as well as fine coffee and cocktails. Try one of the market’s famous hand-rolled gozleme, a wood fired pizza, or an ice cream from local churners Ice Cream Social. Grab some Pink Muesli for a festive breakfast or as an unusual garnish, and taste some local wines and cheeses.

Kids Activities for the little ‘uns:

Jumping castle, craft workshops, and face painting. And so much more!

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