Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2018

The Kalorama Chestnut Festival is a beloved Dandenong Ranges community event that has been running for over 30 years.

Come along with your friends and family and enjoy all things chestnut with food and festivities planned throughout the day.

In the Dandenong Ranges there are two things synonymous with Autumn – the blaze of brightly coloured leaves and the waft of roasting chestnuts from roadside stalls. The chestnut is dear to the community in the Hills, which is why every year they come together to celebrate this humble nut with the Kalorama Chestnut Festival.

Mt Dandenong Pre-School organises a huge range of food and drink stalls to celebrate the chestnut season. Chestnuts are delicious and fragrant with a distinctive taste and can be boiled, roasted or fried and are very high in fibre and vitamin C.

Chestnuts are synonymous with autumn in Australia and have been grown here for over 100 years. They are commonly roasted in roadside stalls and are often used in cakes and biscuits.

At the festival, there will be heaps of stalls with locally made handicrafts and plenty of food including roasted chestnuts, poffertjes and home-made cakes. There will be a sausage sizzle for those looking for something more substantial for lunch as well as artisan beer and mulled wine. You will also be able to buy cold drinks as well as freshly brewed tea and coffee. The Sky High restaurant also offers a Devonshire tea for those looking for a treat.

For kids there will be heaps of fun activities to keep them occupied including bungy jump trampolines, mini golf, train rides, flying swings, petting zoos. There will also be live entertainment including music and performances.

So come up to Mt Dandenong for this unique autumn event and then stay for dinner. Dress warmly as it can get cold during the evenings and let the chestnuts and the mulled wine keep you warm!

So join in all the fun and frivolity at the Chestnut Festival!


When & Where


Date: Sunday 6th of May 2018
Time: 10am - 4pm



Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2018  Corner of Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd and Grange Road,  Kalorama Victoria 3766
| Map Map opens in new browser window
 Telephone: 9728 1480

Melbourne Link Kalorama Chestnut Festival 2018 Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window www.chestnutfestival.com.au Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window www.mtdandenongpreschool.com.au Link opens in new browser window

Event Details


Link opens new page Disclaimer: Advertising details can change at any time. Check with the advertiser (contact information above) before proceeding.




444  LOVE IT    Click to LIKE


Link opens new page Share > Print This Page | Tell A Friend

Link opens new page Advertising > Edit Content | Upgrade Advertising

Link opens new page Site > Mobile Friendly Page | View Category | Kalorama

Festivals | Fairs

UPDATE


Stay Tuned | Free Newsletter


Want all the latest Melbourne events and activities straight to your inbox?

Subscribe to our FREE weekly newsletter below to keep up to date with all the best events & activities for Melbourne. Newsletters are sent once a week every Tuesday!

Email Address*:


Melbourne * Requires confirmation Read FAQ | Read This Week's Newsletter

Readers Interest


View Event: Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
Behold the marvels of the invertebrate world as giant bugs take over Melbourne Museum! Inspired by the secret life of bugs and their genius ways, Bug Lab: Little | Read On..

View Event: Aladdin – The Musical
Aladdin – The Musical
Disney’s ALADDIN is the must-see show of the year and “Broadway’s biggest new hit! (Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of The Lion King, the beloved story of | Read On..



Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram
See Events in June >
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30


Featured
The Kid's Magic Gala
View The Kid's Magic Gala
Starring the Festivals finest kids entertainers The festival’s finest family magicians join | Read On..


The Fairy Magic Show
View The Fairy Magic Show
PERFECT SCHOOL HOLIDAY FAIRY FUN! Wear your favourite FAIRY DRESS and FAIRY WINGS and enjoy a | Read On..


The Confidence Artist
View The Confidence Artist
Nicholas J. Johnson is a liar and a cheat. Join him for this crash course in con artistry as | Read On..


Meta Illusion with E G Lee
View Meta Illusion with E G Lee
ILLUSIONIST EG (Eun Gyeol Lee) has popularised Magic and lead the Magic genre in Korea since | Read On..


Joshua Jay - star of 'Fool Us' - Live Magic
View Joshua Jay - star of 'Fool Us' - Live Magic
Joshua Jay is one of magic’s most revered performers and creators, and he has appeared on stages in | Read On..


Klika | Australian Online Department Store
View Klika | Australian Online Department Store
Klika has over 6,000 products for shoppers covering everything from fitness equipment, tools, home | Read On..


This Is Magic!
View This Is Magic!
THIS IS MAGIC! Starring Tim Ellis and Natalie You’ll see a girl LEVITATE right before your | Read On..


A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire
View A Fine Romance:  The Magic of Fred Astaire
‘Can’t sing, can’t act, slightly balding, can dance a little.’ After playing to full houses and | Read On..


The Eagles Story - Live
View The Eagles Story - Live
The legend that is The Eagles now lives on through The Eagles Story. In a musical landscape | Read On..


Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award winning | Read On..


Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
View Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
Melbourne's best traditional GREEK night with live music, entertainment, dancing and Mediterranean | Read On..


Check Out
Aladdin – The Musical
View Aladdin – The Musical
Disney’s ALADDIN is the must-see show of the year and “Broadway’s biggest new hit! (Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of The Lion King, the | Read On..

Circus Oz - Model Citizens
View Circus Oz - Model Citizens
20 JUNE - 16 JULY Under the BIG TOP Circus Oz returns to Melbourne for our annual Winter spectacle, presenting MODEL CITZENS under the heated | Read On..

Mel's Pick
Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
View Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
Behold the marvels of the invertebrate world as giant bugs take over Melbourne Museum! Inspired | Read On..

Van Gogh and the Seasons
View Van Gogh and the Seasons
Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2017 NGV - National Gallery of Victoria 28 April - 9 July 2017 | Read On..

Trending