Can I pre-purchase tickets?

No, Sorry. We currently do not have any means of pre-purchasing tickets this year. There will be committee members selling tickets prior to and during the parade in the main street. Tickets can be purchased at the 3 entrance gates prior to, during and after the parade. You can purchase your tickets early in the morning to streamline entry after the parade.


Refer to the local accommodation page. Any enquiries regarding accommodation will need to be made direct to the accommodation providers.

Is there camping available?

Yes. Camping is available free of charge at the Heywood Recreation reserve. You can enter the festival through gate 3 during the day, which is behind the rec reserve. This gate is closed early, however entry / exit to / from the festival site can still be obtained via gates 1 and 2.

Is there an ATM facility within the festival site?

No, sorry There are 2 ATMs in Heywood. 1 at the Bendigo Bank, the other being at IGA Supermarket.

Bikes, skateboards & roller blades

No Push bikes, roller blades or skateboards are permitted in the festival site.


One of the most popular spectator events throughout the festival is the annual wood chop. Featuring several stages of competition, festival goers can watch as competitors from the local area and interstate go head-to-head in a wonderful display of strength, skill and hard work. Who will win the major prize in this year’s wood chopping championship?

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If you’re partial to a drop of wine, you’re going to love the delights on offer during the Wood, Wine and Roses Festival. Come to the wine marquee between 11am and 10pm to sample some of the finest vintage wines from winemakers in the local region.

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With the "Treloar Roses" Rose Farm close by, roses have been a big part of our community for many years. The Roses section of our festival features beautiful flower displays, but also a range of classes for local gardening enthusiasts and of course, the rose-growing competitions that many local growers participate in.

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Events Programs

For more information download our festival program