Lardner Park Makers Market

Lardner Park Makers Market

  • 18 November 2018
  • 9.00am - 2.00pm

Come along to the Lardner Park Makers Market and experience the colour, atmosphere and excitement of this stellar event.  The philosophy of Craft Markets Australia is simple – everything sold has to be fresh, good value and above all….great quality.  So come along and enjoy yourself with a day out at the Lardner Park Makers Market! (sorry, no dogs allowed).

Entry cost:     Free

Car parking: $3.00

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K9 Nose Works

K9 Nose Works Training

  • 30 Oct, 20 & 27 Nov, 4 & 11 Dec 2018

K9 Nose Works is now in Warragul!  Do you want to be part of a fast growing dog sport?  No obedience required, no age limit, suitable for most dogs whether they are deaf, blind, deaf and blind, three legged, those that don’t like other dogs, nervous or timid dogs, there is no limitation if your dog has a nose. A new dog sport in Australia, Classes are run by a Certified Nose Works Instructor, strictly limited numbers.  Express your interest now by phoning Carol on 0412 076 095.

Creators Collective Market at Lardner Park

The Creators Collective Makers Market

  • Sunday 2nd December

The Creators Collective Makers Christmas Market will be on Sunday 2nd December from 9am – 3pm.

Held at the scenic Lardner Park just outside Warragul, we will be bringing you over 140 craft and produce stalls, an abundance of food trucks/stalls for lunch and an array of activities, demonstrations and displays throughout the day.

The collective is a volunteer run incorporation dedicated to providing opportunities to local small business. Our members all own and operate small businesses throughout Gippsland and encourage the local community to ‘support local’.  Follow along on our Facebook and Instagram pages for all the exciting announcements as they come to hand.

Steer Trial

Carcass Demonstration Day

  • Monday 3rd December 2018

The Carcass Demonstration Day is held as part of the Steer Trial program run by Lardner Park.  A fabulous event for those interested in all spectrums of the animal, from paddock to plate.  The Carcass Demonstration Day will detail perfect and imperfect carcass components allowing you to fully appreciate what is required to achieve that top dollar return on the best possible meat cuts.  You will be able to view detailed slicing for retail meat cuts, boning demonstrations, carcass grading and meat eating quality presentations – plus you will get to sample some chef prepared beef dishes.  The team from MLA will also present on the latest matters around MSA grading and MLA industry engagement.

Bookings are essential – please email to register your interest.

Beyond the Valley

Beyond The Valley

  • Friday 28th December 2018 - Tuesday 1st January 2019

Beyond the Valley is a boutique Australian music festival that began in 2014, and runs annually over the New Year’s Eve period. Each year, a carefully crafted selection of world class local and international artists perform across three distinctly designed, purpose built stages.  To bring to life the performances of the bands, electronic, dance, techno and hip-hop artists, Beyond the Valley collaborate with leading specialist lighting and production studios to create a spectacular 60-metre wide Main Stage, state of the art Dance Tent, and Central Park Stage.  Beyond the Valley attendees experience breathtaking sounds and visuals, as well as a unique collection of art installations, sculptures, communal hubs, boutique bars, gourmet food trucks and morning yoga classes among other things. With everything from General Admission to our famous Luxury Camping and everything in between, you will find something for everyone.

Lardner Park Wedding Venue Decorations

Bridal Expo

  • Sunday 3rd February 2019
  • 10am – 3pm

Lardner Park will be buzzing with bridal fever, with a variety of wedding industry professionals, showcasing everything you may need for your wedding from live entertainment, hair and make up trials to venue decorators, cakes, florist and so much more.

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Victorian 4WD Show

2019 Victorian 4WD Show

  • 17 February 2019

Looking for a new winch, camper trailer, maybe a new vehicle, or just some good old fashion advice, you’ll find it all at the 2019 Victorian 4WD Show.   Australia’s longest running 4WD Show, the Victorian 4WD Show run by the Land Rover Owners Club of Victoria, will be held at its new home – Lardner Park.  The traditional date of the third Sunday in February will be maintained.

Visit for further information and ticket sales.
* Exhibitor inquiries welcome, contact show management for details.

Farm World Market Showcase

Farm World

  • 11-14 April, 2019
    • Thursday - Saturday 8.30am - 5.00pm
    • Sunday 8.30am - 4.00pm

Farm World, widely regarded as Victoria’s largest premier regional agricultural event, attracts more than 55,000 visitors and over 800 exhibitors, plus conference sessions, workshops, demonstrations, equestrian competitions, and great all round fun.  Information about the 2019 event will be available soon.



Swordcraft Quest: Blood and Gold

  • 15-22 April 2019

A Warhammer themed LARP.

Swordcraft is proud to invite you to attend our inaugural new story line Quest starting in April 2019. This is the start of the new Warhammer themed LARP which will be located in the town of Sudenburg, a frontier town on the Old Silk road in the Border Princes. Sudenburg is surrounded by wilderness, hostile human and non-human tribes, the ruins of ancient civilisations, and rumours of untold treasure.

Sudenburg is ruled by the Council of 4 – Merchant Princes and Princesses who are always looking for swords to hire, while the people are striving to make a decent (or not so decent) living. It is a town where you are as likely to die in battle as with a knife in your guts. A town where bold adventure awaits.

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World Jousting Championships at Lardner Park

World Jousting Championships

  • 1-2 June 2019

2019 brings the best jousting knights in the world today to Lardner Park for the World Jousting Championships.  Competitors from as far away as France, Germany, England, Norway, Canada and Russia, plus a strong team from Australia including current WJC champion Phil Leitch.  The World Jousting Championship is the culmination of a circuit including the European, Russian and Australian Qualifiers.

Brutal and spectacular, come and see shining steel armour and real knights go at it with thundering hooves, steel armour and splintering lances in this ‘original extreme sport’.  This family-friendly event will transport you back to the Middle Ages as you wander through the historical village.  Other amazing attractions include a trebuchet (giant medieval catapult), birds of prey display, archery, kid’s knight school and much more.

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Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder – Full 2019

  • Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 October 2019

Described as the ideal Tough Mudder location, Lardner Park provides the perfect mix of muddy flats, lush rolling hills and thick shrub for Tough Mudder Melbourne. Guaranteed to have more Melbourne Mud then ever before, your legs will be crying for some hard ground.


2019 is all about the obstacles. New obstacles, obstacles from the vault, this is an experience that new and legionnaires will love.