A fusion of Groove, Gastronomy and Grapes in the Garden!
Tap your toes to the music and indulge in delicious Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges foods and beverages. Entry includes complimentary wine, cider and beer tastings from some amazing boutique wineries and breweries. Dr Jazz featuring Ruby Ray, Apple Ida and her Cider Press Band and The Tracey Roberts Combo will entertain all weekend long. We have roving performers, The Tulip Fairy will be telling tales in the fairy garden, there are some delicious market stalls and all the fun of the fair with our daily activities and features.
Noon Join our Clog Dancing Workshop, see how it is done and give it a whirl. 1pm Historic Cheese Market performance where you see amazing spectacle of how Dutch cheeses were bought and sold. 2pm Clog Join our Clog Dancing Workshop, see how it is done and give it a whirl.
It is the perfect weekend to relax and enjoy the colours of spring.
FREE TASTINGS During the Tesselaar Tulip Festival Food, Wine and Jazz weekend, each adult receives two complimentary tasting tokens on entry. With a range of Yarra Valley wineries and breweries to choose from, everybody’s taste buds should be well catered for.We have the amazing Yarrawood, the sensational Boat O'Craigo and the delightful Helen and Joey Estate. Our Breweries include the legendary Hop Hen Brewing and the fabulous Prickley Moses.
Wines will also be available by the glass or bottle so you can sit back and enjoy the jazz amongst the splendour of the tulips. Tesselaar and participating wineries practice responsible service of alcohol – please ensure you have a designated driver for the day, or take our convenient charter bus to Lilydale station.