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Lardner Park


Located in picturesque West Gippsland, Lardner Park is Gippsland's premier regional conference and exhibition venue, offering unique and flexible indoor and outdoor spaces designed to host a variety of events and activities including festivals, exhibitions, conferences, trade shows, expos and more.

Established in 1963, this purpose-built exhibition and event space has an abundance of indoor and outdoor spaces including an agroforestry plantation, cattle yards, multiple pavilions (around 5,000 square metres undercover), powered areas for camping, a conference centre (for up to 1,000 delegates) and a seed plantation for research and development.

The 300 acre property offers both space and versatility, from large scale public events to small private functions.

Situated just 12 kilometres from Warragul and approximately 75 minutes from Melbourne, Lardner Park is conveniently located and easily accessible for exhibitors and attendees, making it a preferred choice for event organisers looking for venue space within regional Victoria.




155 Burnt Store Road
Lardner, VIC, 3821

Located 16.8K from Iona

Warrook Farm


Warrook is living history, a full working farm over 100 years old. Take a step back in time, channel your inner 'farmer' self as you experience a range of hands on activities and demonstrations at Warrook - a genuine Aussie farm experience.

Tours are run daily and showcase the history of the farm, its wildlife, homestead and gardens. Visitors delight in hands on farm experiences and demonstrations they can bottle feed baby calves, learn how to milk a cow, learn the art of whip cracking, see the working dog round up sheep and watch sheep shearing in the 1887 shearing shed. They can also feed kangaroos and visit the many other animals on display including our Koala's.

Located half way between Melbourne and Phillip Island, Warrook Farm is an excellent stop over point for a meal break. Visitors can enjoy a country roast lunch in the homestead restaurant (seats 120) or a light snack in the caf?. Warrook offers traditional Australian farm meals and halal meals. Educational tours are also available.

You can pre-book a farm tour or just drop in, the Warrook Farm team would love to see you.




4170 South Gippsland Highway
Monomeith, VIC, 3984

Located 21.2K from Iona

Iona: Events

Longwarry Fire Brigade Market


The Longwarry Fire Brigade Market is a popular monthly market offering something for everyone: craft, produce, trash and treasure and much more.

Longwarry is located at the entrance to Baw Baw Shire and a good starting point to explore the region. Once you have stocked up at the market, why not visit one of the wineries in Labertouche, Warragul or Brandy Creek or head to one of the many walking trails in Baw Baw?

Held on the first Sunday of each month, with the exception January and February.


Event Dates
2017
      4th Jun
      2nd Jul
      6th Aug
      3rd Sep
      1st Oct
      5th Nov
      3rd Dec


Bennett Street
Longwarry, VIC, 3816

Located 5.8K from Iona

Drouin Craft and Produce Market


The Rotary Club of Drouin presents this monthly Drouin Craft and Produce Market offering fresh produce, clothing, jewellery, plants, preserves and much more.

Held in beautiful Civic Park Drouin, the market has been on Baw Baw's market calendar for a number of years.

Wander over to the Drouin CBD, which is only a one minute walk from the market and browse the variety of shops, cafes and restaurants.


Event Dates
2017
      17th Jun
      15th Jul
      19th Aug
      16th Sep
      21st Oct
      18th Nov
      16th Dec
2018
      20th Jan
      17th Feb
      17th Mar


Young Street
Drouin, VIC, 3818

Located 13.5K from Iona

Lardner Park Market


Craft Markets Australia regional arts, craft and fresh produce market comes to Lardner Park.

Hosting a wonderful diverse range of stalls, this market will have you plunging headlong into a myriad of sensations. From the traditional to the contemporary, there are a huge range of distinctive products all handmade from original designs.

Treat your taste buds to a thorough workout from the gourmet smorgasbord of foods on offer. Culinary delights include savouries, scrumptious cheeses, wines, tasty pasta, freshly brewed coffee, tantalising teas, zesty fruit juices, home styles baking alongside modern cakes and enticing preserves plus seasonal injections of fruits and vegetables.

Ample parking, large undercover pavilion and only an easy one hour drive from Melbourne, ideally located between Warragul and Drouin.


Event Dates
2017
      18th Jun
      24th Sep
      19th Nov


155 Burnt Store Road
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Located 16.9K from Iona

Fifth Annual Warragul Antique and Collectables Fair


Warragul Regional College Chaplaincy is holding its fifth Annual Antique and Collectables Fair. There will be a wide variety of goods available as well as lunch and refreshments available for purchase.

Fair will operate 9:30am to 3:00pm. Entry is $5 per adult, children free.

Bring along your own items for valuing. Appraisals will be between 10:00am and 1:00pm at a cost of $5 per item

All proceeds go toward the work of Chaplaincy in the College.


Event Dates
2017
      9th Sep


55 Burke Street,
College Hall
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Located 19.8K from Iona

Meet the Maker at Open Studios West Gippsland


Meet the Maker - with an abundance of artists, wineries, cafes and fresh produce farms in the West Gippsland region, the Open Studios tour map reads like a treasure hunt for the senses; a brilliant excuse for a country drive, to venture off the beaten track, switch off to the modern world, see some inspiring artwork, eat, drink and navigate the spectacular scenery.

This regular event is held amongst the beautiful scenery of West Gippsland, just one hour from Melbourne. Check out the website for a downloadable map and loads more details on the artists.

The wide range of artisans will give you a choice of styles be excited by - demonstrating their techniques, describing their inspirations and giving you opportunities to buy new work. Has there ever been a more blissful way to spend a lazy day out in the green hills.

With such a diversity of great local artists living the country dream in the region, you are bound to be inspired by all the creativity and beauty West Gippsland has to offer.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Nov
      26th Nov


1 Victoria street
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Located 20.3K from Iona

Warragul Farmers Market


Warragul Farmers Market is a place for people to meet and support local farmers and producers and buy a huge range of fresh and hand made food.

More than 50 stallholders will be selling their locally-grown, locally-made products; from bread, to cheese, to olive oil to fresh fruit and vegetables and much more. Experience quality Gippsland grown and made food at beautiful Civic Park.

Warragul Farmers Market is held the third Saturday of each month, all year round.

Parking at the Arts Centre or Mason Street car parks.


Event Dates
2017
      17th Jun
      15th Jul
      19th Aug
      16th Sep
      21st Oct
      18th Nov
      16th Dec
2018
      20th Jan
      17th Feb
      17th Mar
      21st Apr
      19th May
      16th Jun


Civic Place
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Located 20.5K from Iona

Pakenham's Annual Antique and Collectables Fair


This annual Fair is held to support the 4C's Crisis Relief Centre in Pakenham. Pakenham's annual antique and collectables fair will be held at the Cardinia Cultural Centre on Lakeside Boulevard Pakenham.

There are 45 stalls and the well known valuer, David Freeman, will be available from 1:00pm to do valuations for $5.00 per item (no jewellery, coins or stamps). Please bring along photos of larger items.


Event Dates
2017
      29th Jul


Lakeside Boulevard
Pakenham, VIC, 3810

Located 22.8K from Iona

Gembrook Market


Come down to the Gembrook Market and see a wide range of mostly locally grown and made craft and produce for sale. The Market is on from 9:00am to 2:00pm every 4th Sunday except if between Christmas and New Year.

Find everything from crafts, jewellery, plants to soaps and other handmade goods and foods. Tantalise your taste buds with freshly brewed coffee, a range of sweet and savoury foods. Often a community barbecue operated by Gembrook Community groups is available.

Stallholder and volunteer inquiries welcome.


Event Dates
2017
      28th May
      25th Jun
      23rd Jul
      27th Aug
      24th Sep
      22nd Oct
      26th Nov
2018
      28th Jan
      25th Feb
      25th Mar
      22nd Apr
      27th May
      24th Jun
      22nd Jul


4 Gembrook Road
Gembrook, VIC, 3783

Located 23.0K from Iona

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