Event held on April 01

CresFest - Creswick's Festival of Music & Dance

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Event runs from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Daily, until 3/04/2022


Embrace the collective joy of live music and dance in historic Creswick, Central Victoria.  Don’t miss your chance to revel in the delights of the inaugural CresFest 2022, featuring: Eric Bogle; The Royal High Jinx; Fools; Emma Donovan and the Putbacks; Sapphire Bollywood Ensemble; Parvyn Singh and Josh Bennett; Davidson Brothers; Evan and Mischa; Zourouna; Melbourne Scottish Fiddlers and more.  There’ll be chances to perform/participate including blackboard concerts; sessions in different genres; a family dance; a busking festival; a youth stage; and music and dance workshops for all-ages workshops in instrumental, singing, songwriting, and dance skills; locals talent quest; and more. Savour two of life’s transformative pleasures: music and dance, amid Creswick’s historic architecture and wooded surrounds. Our artistic program takes place in various historic buildings, local pubs, cafes and in the great outdoors.  CresFest brings people together to enjoy music and dance with high-calibre local and Victorian artists passionate about audience participation. There are plenty of ways for you to join in, or sit back and enjoy the performances, sample local wine and produce, explore the history of the town, and take advantage of premium accommodation options.  Creswick is just 1.5 hours’ drive from Melbourne, between Daylesford and Ballarat. It is accessible via V/Line on the Ararat route.