ChillOut Festival in Daylesford

ChillOut Festival in Daylesford

Come and join us at ChillOut Festival 2020 running from 5 to 9 March 2020.

Chill Out Festival is Australia’s longest-running and biggest regional LGBTIQA+ Pride festival. As a culturally important and nationally celebrated event, we will be celebrating the Festival’s 23rd year in the mineral spa capital of Australia.

Chill Out Festival is the largest country pride event expecting over 25,000 participants over the weekend.

This years’ theme is Alice through the Looking Glass in Spa Wonderland, encouraging everyone from all walks of life to come an express themselves and celebrate their unique qualities.

Admission price

As the event is free there are no ‘admission’ details but you can register for various events and activities HERE

Getting there

Train line

Daylesford is about a 90 minute trip from Melbourne CBD travelling by car and just under an hour from Tullamarine (Melbourne) Airport. The Hume, Calder and Western highways, and the Tullamarine Freeway, all lead to the region.

Local Transport

Train services operate to Daylesford via Woodend, Ballarat or Castlemaine with connecting coach services to Daylesford. 

There are also more frequent trains to Ballan, however you will need to get a taxi from Ballan to Daylesford (approximate 25 min drive).

View the V/Line timetable - note Monday (public holiday) will operate as Sunday timetable.

Customers should note planned works and allow extra time for coach services from Gisborne station to Woodend station.


Additional Services to ChillOut Festival:

Train arrives at Woodend Station 11:21

11:30 Pickup from Platform 1 Woodend Rail Station

Transfer to Daylesford Main Bus stop Bridport St

Arriving approx.. 12:15

Transfer to Victoria Park Daylesford

Terminating approx. 12:25


17:00 pickup from Victoria Park Daylesford

Transfer to Daylesford Main Bus stop Bridport St

Arriving approx.. 17:10

Transfer to Platform 1 Woodend Rail Station

Terminating approx. 18:10

Catching the 18:16 Woodend to Melbourne train


Extension of Regular services:

C003 1015 Woodend to Daylesford to extend to Victoria Park.

·        Arrive Daylesford Vline stop at 11.00

·        Arrive Victoria Park at 11.10

C008 1415 Daylesford to Woodend to originate at Victoria Park

- Originate at Victoria Park at 1400

- Depart Daylesford V/Line stop 1415 as per normal schedule.









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