Welcome to Violet Town
Violet Town is a diverse rural community which features many groups, community organisations, sporting clubs and facilities as well as a great deal of community spirit. On the second Saturday of each month it also hosts the famous Violet Town Market. It's a community that gets things done!
The town is known Victoria wide for its popular community market on the second Saturday of every month. A monthly community newspaper – the Village Voice, keeps residents and visitors informed. There are arts and musical activities, sporting clubs, churches, a Community House, social groups and an Action Group – Violet Town Action Group. These plus a primary school - Violet Town Campus Peranbin Primary College, community health services including a resident doctor and the Violet Town Bush Nursing Centre with 65 aged care beds all make for a vibrant community.
Violet Town is home to a number of small businesses including a supermarket, hairdresser, pharmacies, hardware store, service station, real estate agent, post office, café, hotel and a wonderful Op Shop. There are very good options for accommodation and meals are available all day and most nights of the week.
Unique town entry signs, designed by well-known local cartoonist and artist Michael Leunig, welcome visitors to the town.
Drop in for a coffee and a break from the freeway, stay a few days and enjoy the environment and the tourist attractions in the area. You might even be so charmed that you consider joining our very active community as a new resident.