Awaiting dates – Daylesford Chill out takes place from the 10th to 14th of March 2022.
POOF DOOF Drag Jamboree 2022
Poofdoof is a gay club for all with events held in Melbourne and Sydney and on tour at some of the biggest gay events in Australia. The Daylesford Chill Out plays host to Poof Doof during the first week of the event for a special Drag Variety show in the outdoor Hepburn Pavillion just a short trip from the centre of Daylesford.
POOF DOOF goes country as they take over the Hepburn Amphitheater with an afternoon of Melbourne’s biggest drag entertainers serving up the fiercest outdoor interactive drag and dance extravaganza!
This 4 hour dance party-come-variety show combines drag shows, games and audience participation with an iconic POOF DOOF festival dance party experience.
Here are our top recommendations on places to stay during the event.
Recommended Apartments in Daylesford
A little bit of tranquility in the heart of Daylesford. offering 2 bedrooms, a living room with a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. free WiFi, air conditioning and a garden.
Featuring a patio with garden views, and barbecue facilities the villa has a kitchen with a microwave, and a fridge, a living room with a seating area and a dining area and a flat-screen TV, 2 bedrooms, and 1 bathroom with a shower and a bath.
Albert Cottage is situated 500 m from The Convent Gallery and features 3 bedrooms, a living room a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a washing machine, 1 bathroom with a shower, a patio, garden, and free WiFi.
This lovely large holiday home features 9 bedrooms, living room with a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a washing machine, and 9 bathrooms with showers. free WiFi, air conditioning, a garden with barbecue facilities.
Gay Map of Daylesford
Daylesford, Victoria is the secret gay capital of Australia. This picturesque rural hamlet is just one hour drive from Melbourne airport and 90 minutes from the city. Daylesford has a large gay population and united group of shop owners and tourism operators. Together they produce the largest gay and lesbian festival in rural and regional Australia when the entire town turns into one big gay village. All of the businesses in the area have been gay-friendly for more than 20 years.
Recommended Hotels in Daylesford
Daylesford is a charming village with great hotels and guest houses dotted across the centre. Chic Spas and charming villas are within a short drive from the centre. If you are visiting for one of the many gay events, stay close to the centre with our hotel recommendations.
Hotel Frangos 4 Star
Offering free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and 2 dining options, Hotel Frangos is located in heart of Daylesford.
Central Springs Hotel
Charming Rooms 4 Star
Located in a historic 18th-century building with air-conditioned accommodation and free Wi-Fi.
The Royal Hotel
Daylesford Royal Hotel is set in Daylesford with comfortable rooms and a great restaurant for breakfast.
Pendower House B&B
Just 2 minutes’ walk from centre ,guest lounges,open fire, barbecue facilities & a fully cooked breakfast
Why you may want a car in Melbourne
The Yarra Valley Victoria’s oldest wine region, dating back to 1838 and is less than an hour’s drive away, enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Or take a drive down Beach Road that starts from Brighton and goes all the way to the southern point of Mordialloc on the way stop off for a swim at one of the many secluded beaches or lunch in one of the small towns, this really is a amazing drive along the winding coast road