08Come and celebrate the rich and diverse hinterland community of artists, crafts people, local producers and musicians at the annual Deans Marsh Festival.

In it’s 18th year the festival welcomes thousands of visitors to the quirky town of Deans Marsh to enjoy great live music, street performers, otway food and wine and a unique artisans craft market.

Kids can enjoy activities all day including woolly creatures workshops, bag decorating, badge making, treasure hunt, giant maze, lawn games, dress ups, face painting, jumping castle and boxology……

Foodies will love the new local harvest tent showcasing cheese making, tempting chocolates, bush food cooking and goat milking! With the opportunity to taste the regions beer, wine and amazing local produce.

For those with a competitive nature, come and try your luck in the Deans Marsh Gift, gumboot toss or sheaf toss.

Or feeling nostalgic, how about vintage modes of transport, fashion and farm machinery.

The annual dog jump and jack russell races are also back for another year, as are the working dog demos. This years new addition is the Top Dog Competition, including prizes for ‘most like owner’, ‘best trick’, ‘best golden oldie’ and top prize ‘2014 Marsh Top Dog’.

Bring your family & friends, enjoy the sunshine and colourful atmosphere, there is something for everyone.

Deans Marsh Festival
Date: 23 March 2014 10am -5pm
Location: Recreation Reserve, Pennyroyal Valley Rd, Deans Marsh
Admission: Gold Coin Donation