Things to do in the region

What's on this weekend

Find out what's on in the Yarra Valley & the Dandenong Ranges!

Emerald Market

Catch Puffing Billy to Emerald Town Station on the third Sunday of the month and enjoy a stroll around the local market.

Gembrook Market

Catch a steam train ride to Gembrook Station and visit the local market. This Country Market is held on the fourth Sunday of the month.

Dandenong Ranges Events Calendar

See the full list of upcoming events in the Dandenong Ranges.

Yarra Valley Events Calendar

See the full list of upcoming events in the Yarra Valley.

Eastern Dandenong Ranges

Get lost up in the hills of the Eastern Dandenong Ranges and beyond!

family experiences

Recharge in the clean air of our region with up close and personal animals experiences, farm gates, walking and riding in amazing scenery.


In 2015, in the town of Emerald, a huge project was undertaken to resurrect its original Heroes Avenue of Honour and rebuild it in the town centre connecting it to the RSL. Its aim was to commemorate the 32 Emerald men who lost their lives in WW1.

Belgrave Traders

Why not take some time before or after your visit to Puffing Billy to explore the fantastic local shops and cafes in Belgrave.

Useful Links

Find everything you need to plan the perfect trip to the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley. Including accommodation, attractions, and places to eat and drink!

looking for Accommodation nearby?

Have a look at our accommodation page which lists some of the best places to stay in our region!