Castlemaine State Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

19 Mar 2021 to 4 Apr 2021 Biennial Event

The Castlemaine State Festival will take place in the creative capital of central Victoria from 19 March to 4 April 2021, returning with a bright and colourful program of visual arts, performance, music, talks, workshops and a variety of outdoor performances shining a light on the diversity and culture of the region.

The 2021 program will feature Josh Teskey, Archie Roach and more. This year’s program will also venture into Bendigo for the first time. The festival will also host events at The Capital, Bendigo Art Gallery and Ulumbarra Theatre, further connecting people within the regional community.

The Festival will open on Friday 19 March with a free event featuring Ajak Kwai and the Bendigo South Sudanese Women’s Ensemble. The Festival is filled with special events for all ages and curious minds. Visit the festival’s website for the full program.


Bar Cafe Carpark Family Friendly Kiosk Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Event Dates

Biennial Event

19 Mar 2021 to 4 Apr 2021