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Regional Tourism Guide for theSnowy Mountains
New South Wales , Australia  
Bendigo Bank Tumbafest
Date Sat 23rd Feb 2019 to Sun 24th Feb 2019
On the last weekend in February of each year since 1997, the township of Tumbarumba plays host to 'Bendigo Bank Tumbafest' - a celebration of music, wine and food.

Truly a celebration of country lifestyle, this two-day Festival is overflowing with country hospitality. Attractions include a jam-packed schedule of Main Stage entertainment, sublime local wines and tastings, food stalls, market stalls, as well as activities and entertainment for children.

The festival program ensures a magical time for Festival-goers. Tumbafest continues to grow each year and has become a fixed event on many local and visitor's calendars.

A showcase for the region, Tumbafest is the culmination of a community's effort to deliver a first class visitor experience.
TreX Cross Triathlon Series - Snowy Mountains
Date Sat 23rd Feb 2019
In February the Snowy Mountains will come alive with more off road action.

Located in the heart of Australia’s High Country and starting at an altitude of 1100 metres with Australia’s highest peak, Mt Kosciusko as the backdrop, the course is set to delight and challenge athletes of all levels.

TreX XTri: The XTri is the Australian National Championships.

Home of the 2016 ITU World Champs this course includes some of the best fast and flowing single track mountain bike trails, and gritty off road running trails found anywhere in Australia and includes a standard distance, sprint, junior, dirt kids, duathlon and aquabike courses.

Snowies Ultra Trail Run: This ultimate trail running festival takes in some of the most spectacular running trails in Australia including the 50k Ultra which includes a 530 metre ascent and descent along the spectacular Thredbo Valley.

The 50k Ultra is also accompanied by the Half Marathon, 12 kilometre and 5 kilometre trail runs as well as a free Kids Mud Rats run.

Trex Snowy Mountains Cross Triathlon and Aquathlon Championships
Date Sat 23rd Feb 2019
Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa is home to the 2019 Trex Snowy Mountains Cross Triathlon and Aquathlon Championships.

In February 2019 the Snowy Mountains will come alive with more off road action. Located in the heart of Australia’s High County, and starting at an altitude of 1100 metres with Australia’s highest peak, Mt Kosciusko as the backdrop, the courses will both delight and challenge athletes of all levels.

TreX XTri: The XTri is the Australian National Championships and World Champs Qualifier. The course includes some of the best fast and flowing single track mountain bike trails, and gritty off road running trails found anywhere in Australia and includes a standard distance, sprint, junior, dirt kids, duathlon and aquabike courses.
Mothers Day at TRBC
Date Sat 23rd Feb 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
After the success of last year's Mothers Day event, they're determined to make this year bigger and better !

It's a Mothers Day High Tea concept with a brewery twist -

Guyy Lilleyman entertained the mums last year and he enjoyed himself so much that he's coming back - this time as Guyy and the Fox, an amazing duo with Amelia Gibson bringing her folk violin skills to complement Guyy's upbeat performance.

You can expect a relaxing afternoon, great food combining savoury and sweet dishes incorporating their brews and of course beer, wine and cider !
Bredbo CWA Village Markets
Date Sun 24th Feb 2019 to Sun 24th Nov 2019
Bredbo CWA Village Markets are held on the fourth Sunday of the month from 9am to 3pm in the Community Hall and grounds. The wide range of indoor and outdoor stalls has all manner of goods to buy. Local arts and crafts, woodwork, home wares, plus local produce including vegetables, honey and plants.

You will also find homemade biscuits and cakes, a sausage sizzle, coffee, and a great selection of second hand books and music. You are guaranteed to find some great gift ideas. For serious shoppers, a playground next door keeps the young ones entertained.
Snowies Ultra Trail Run
Date Sun 24th Feb 2019
Join them for some of the most scenic and challenging trail run courses found anywhere in Australia.

Trail Run Australia Snowy Mountains is hosted in conjunction with the TreX Cross Triathlon Series which together make up an action packed weekend of off road events for the entire family.

Taking in some of the most spectacular mountain scenery this ultra trail run is back in 2019 after a sell out at the inaugural 2018 event.

In 2019 the festival is set to add the all new Thredbo Valley Trail from Jindabyne to Lake Crackenback to the course which will delight, challenge and inspire trail runners of all ages and abilities.

Based at Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa. the course follows the beautiful Thredbo Valley Trail (TVT) which undulates and climbs the spectacular Thredbo Valley alongside Thredbo River within Australia’s iconic Kosciuszko National Park.

So whether your a hardcore trail runner, a weekend warrior, someone who just loves getting in to the outdoors, or a family and kids, there’s something for everyone including the 50k Ultra, Half Marathon, 12 kilometre, 5 kilometre and Kids Mud Rats.

Dalgety Show
Date Sun 3rd Mar 2019
The Dalgety Show offers animal stalls and pavilions with displays of cattle, sheep and goats, horse jumping and side show alley activities. Come and enjoy a great day out at a country show!

The first show in 1945 was officially held to raise money to build a Memorial Hall to honour soldiers fighting in the war. This show, described by one involved as 'a pretty rough turnout' was followed by several shows that didn't make any money and where no records were kept. However, the fact that the show has been successfully held every year since then is a tribute to the ingenuity and determination of the small community.

A quilt exhibition is also held in conjunction with the Show and is held in the Memorial Hall.
Taste of the Snowies: Thredbo Food and Wine Festival
Date Fri 8th Mar 2019 to Sun 10th Mar 2019
Win a Thredbo Season Pass by chasing cheese to glory, taste some of Australia's best food and wine and join them from a village progressive dinner.
Cooma Show
Date Sat 9th Mar 2019
Welcome to the Snowy Hydro Cooma Show. This year, as usual, there will be great events to entertain the whole family.

In the main arena show jumping, horse ring events, yard dog trials, tree felling, woodchop, tug of war will be held, and there will also be a variety of performers on hand to keep you entertained; and of course the Animal and Produce Pavilions will be open with great displays.
Australian Mountain Biking Interschools
Date Thu 14th Mar 2019 to Sun 17th Mar 2019
The 2019 Australian MTB Interschools gives school students that special chance to experience mountain biking and the enthusiasm and energy of this rapidly growing sport in a competitive, educational and supportive atmosphere.
Corey Legge Debut Album launch at TRBC
Date Fri 15th Mar 2019
Driving out of Eden was produced by award winning New Zealander Ben Edwards who has helmed recent releases by Julia Jacklin, and Marlon Williams and it succeeds as a melting pot of old school charm and modern pop sensibility, with as many quiet moments of reflection as there are raucous calls to arms.
Bombala Show
Date Sat 16th Mar 2019
The Bombala Show is a traditional country show that offers a unique experience for people of all ages and showcases the local regions produce and country hospitality.

This wonderful day and night event is jam-packed with attractions including traditional livestock exhibits and art and craft displays. The pavilion is brimming with homemade cakes, preserves, floral displays, paintings and needlework to name but a few.

Other great attractions include the Bombala show girl, yard dog trials, historic engineer and machinery displays and trade exhibits. The ring events are always well contested.
St Patrick's Day at TRBC
Date Sun 17th Mar 2019
St Patricks Day doesn't need much of an introduction - to celebrate they will be brewing a fresh batch of their Red Irish Ale, donning their greens and putting on some live Irish music - not your average Sunday Session!
Savour the Snowy Mountains - A Weekend of Food and Wine
Date Fri 22nd Mar 2019 to Sun 24th Mar 2019
Savour the Snowy Mountains will celebrate the seasonal local produce on offer in the High Country region of New South Wales.

Visitors will have the opportunity to experience and celebrate all things Autumn. The inaugural weekend will be filled with a series of food masterclasses and culinary demonstrations, exclusive chef dinners, farmer’s market as well as entertainment during the weekend accompanied by a refreshing cider or crisp glass of wine.



If you have an interest in food, if its eating or cooking, the weekend will sure to delight. The Snowy Mountains is becoming well-known for rich, hearty ingredients such as beef, garlic, trout, truffles, apples and honey. Many of these ingredients will be incorporated over the weekend in the chef dinners and through market stall offerings.

Enjoy the festival atmosphere by the waters edge at Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa listening to musicians, stroll through the market stalls offering tastings and local produce sales or enjoy coffee or lunch at the Alpine Larder.



Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa will be offering all-inclusive weekend packages along with individual event ticket options.

A Riesling Feast
Date Fri 22nd Mar 2019
Enjoy a delicious feast style four course long table dinner in Cuisine Restaurant including matching wines. Chef Darren Perryman from Pialligo Estate is teaming up with Rasa and Richard from Shut the Gate Wines to bring you an entertaining evening centred around Rieslings.
Australian Alpine Ascent Ultra
Date Sat 23rd Mar 2019
The Australian Alpine Ascent (AAA) Ultra Festival is specifically designed to be one of the world’s most gruelling challenges. The festival includes three trail runs - 12 kilometres, 25 kilometres and 50 kilometres.

You’ll cross through the scenic Kosciuszko National park, with a stunning start and finish at Charlotte Pass Village; it’s brutal, but it’s beautiful and the courses have been designed to showcase the very best of the Snowy Mountains along the way.

This Festival is quickly becoming the Southern Hemispheres benchmark event, testing speed, stamina and strength and is expected to draw a world-class group of endurance athletes set to take on new heights Down Under.
Rock the Turf - Tumut
Date Sat 23rd Mar 2019
Situated alongside the beautiful Tumut River in the leafy grounds of the picturesque Racecourse, Rock The Turf is fast becoming one of the region’s premier events. With a full schedule of music from local and national artists to suit the crowds of all ages, a wide array of food and beverage stalls in attendance and a number of children’s amusements on offer, Rock The Turf is a day out the whole family can enjoy.

Rock the Turf is pleased to announce that the 2019 line up will include:

Killing Heidi
Jack Jones – Southern Sons
19Twenty
Velvet Smyle
The Mighty Yak
Rock It
And many more!

Rock the Turf will certainly be the live music event you won’t want to miss, so whip out your diaries and make a date with Rock the Turf this coming March.
Five Course Dinner with Ben Willis, Alastair Waddell and Frank Fawkner
Date Sat 23rd Mar 2019
Join guest chefs, Ben Willis from Aubergine Restaurant in Canberra, Alastair Waddell from Harvest Newrybar in Byron Bay and Frank Fawkner from EXP in the Hunter Valley in a five course dinner celebrating local produce. The evening will sure to delight with matching wines to each of the five courses.
TRBC at Rock the Turf Tumut
Date Sat 23rd Mar 2019
Rock The Turf is back for its sixth year!

Situated alongside the beautiful Tumut River in the leafy grounds of the picturesque Racecourse, Rock The Turf is fast becoming one of the region’s premier events. With a full schedule of music from local and national artists to suit the crowds of all ages, a wide array of food and beverage stalls in attendance and a number of children’s amusements on offer, Rock The Turf is a day out the whole family can enjoy - they will be there pouring brews from their Vintage Caravan !
Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge
Date Sun 24th Mar 2019
The Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge will be held in March 2019. It is a personal challenge event rather than a race. The Rotary Club of Tumut, with the assistance of the Rotary Clubs of Batlow and Tumbarumba, have organised three rides of varied length and challenge through the picturesque foothills of the Snowy Mountains near Adelong, Batlow and Tumbarumba.

These rides are:-
a) 26 kilometre with 429 metres of climbing and a target time of 2.5 hours.
b) 72 kilometre with 1378 metres of climbing and a target time of five hours.
c)144 kilometre with 2568 metres of climbing and a target time of 9.6 hours.

Support vehicles and water/nutrition stations will be supplied.
The events will start and finish at the Adelong showground where a range of food, drink and entertainment will be available.
RedAss Downhill State Championships - Thredbo
Date Sat 30th Mar 2019
Be a part of the NSW and ACT gravity racing scene with the RedAss Downhill Championships in Thredbo - full face helmets, big suspension, high-speed, rock drops, gap jumps and full gas!

The events is part of a long gravity weekend by Rocky Trail Entertainment with the RedAss Downhill Championships on the Saturday and the enduro-style Fox Superflow race on the Sunday.

Thredbo is the ideal playground for gravity racers and is one of the most popular destinations for downhillers! Enjoy the Alpine village atmosphere with accommodation options available right next to the event centre and mingle with fellow racers at the end of the day. Downhillers can practice all Friday with discounted lift tickets available. The race entry includes the lift pass for race day on Saturday on the challenging and steep Thredbo downhill track.

Package deals to compete in both events are available - visit the event website for all details as well as accommodation offers! Spectator entry to the event centre is free.

Rocky Trail Gravity Racing Weekend Thredbo
Date Sat 30th Mar 2019 to Sun 31st Mar 2019
Be a part of the NSW and ACT gravity racing scene at Thredbo with Rocky Trail's Gravity Racing Weekend!

The Saturday is all about the Downhillers with the RedAss Downhill State Championships, full face helmets, big suspension, high-speed, rock drops, gap jumps and full gas! On Sunday the Flow Trail in Thredbo will be the race track for our Fox Superflow racers in the unique enduro-style event by Rocky Trail, ideal for those who are keen to take on an endurance challenge of a different kind! Within a set timing window you complete a set of timed race stages, which are predominantly downhill – the faster you go, the more challenging it gets!

Enjoy the Alpine village atmosphere with accommodation available right next to the event centre and mingle with fellow racers at the end of the day. Downhillers can practice all Friday with discounted lift tickets available. Package deals to compete in both events including race lift tickets are available – visit the event website for all details as well as accommodation offers! Spectator entry to the event centre is free.
Fox Superflow sealed by Stan's - Thredbo
Date Sun 31st Mar 2019
No start order, no worries!

The Fox Superflow is ideal for those who are keen to take on an endurance challenge of a different kind! At these events riders of all ages and many different XC or gravity backgrounds race on 'super-flowy' singletrails for fun or are hunting down those seconds for the win.

Complete a set of timed race stages, which are predominantly downhill - the faster you go, the more challenging it gets! No big jumps or drop-offs though and you ride to the starts un-timed - at your pace! Spend all day together, whatever category you're in - perfect for families, groups of mates and couples with different riding preferences! Who's going to clock in the fastest time?

Each race is a standalone event and you can collect points for the series ranking!

They kick of the series at Thredbo MTB Park with a whole weekend of gravity racing! The race will take place on the Flow Trail with its fast traverses and awesome berms - practice on Saturday and racing on the Sunday! The RedAss Downhill race is on the Saturday as well - check out the website for package deals to compete in both events!
Festival of Small Halls - Dalgety
Date Fri 12th Apr 2019
Festival of Small Halls has launched the largest tour in its history in partnership with major Australian festivals Port Fairy Folk Festival and the National Folk Festival.

The Autumn Tour 2019 features award-winning Canadian trio The Once (CAN) and master Australian folk collaborator John Flanagan (AUS). The group are bound for 25 regional towns across South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales from March 8th to April 22nd.

Festival of Small Halls is a series of tours that takes the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists performing at two of our country’s largest festivals, and sends them on the road to tiny halls in communities all over Australia.
Festival of Small Halls - Lacmalac
Date Sun 14th Apr 2019
Festival of Small Halls has launched the largest tour in its history in partnership with major Australian festivals Port Fairy Folk Festival and the National Folk Festival.

The Autumn Tour 2019 features award-winning Canadian trio The Once (CAN) and master Australian folk collaborator John Flanagan (AUS). The group are bound for 25 regional towns across South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales from March 8th to April 22nd.

Festival of Small Halls is a series of tours that takes the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists performing at two of our country’s largest festivals, and sends them on the road to tiny halls in communities all over Australia.
Adaminaby Easter Fair
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019
Held every Easter Saturday, the Adaminaby Easter Fair is a day for the whole family

Highlights include market and food stalls, Easter Bunny and Easter Bonnet Parade, dog high jump, tug-of-war, cooee, pie eating, and the family favourite Wacky Quacky Duck Race with AUD700 in prize money on offer.

There will be competitions and something for everyone happening on the Main Street in Adaminaby.
Tumut Rodeo
Date Sun 21st Apr 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    Bucking bulls and award-winning saddle broncs with be on show as well as tagged bareback broncs and barrel racing and a whole lot more.

    All the action will be replayed on the big screen.

    Gates open at 8am with the action starting at 2pm so come along and check out what's happening at the rodeo! You'll be glad you did.

Thredbo Golden Easter Egg Hunt presented by Lindt
Date Sun 21st Apr 2019
Headlining this Easter Long Weekend is Thredbo’s AUD10,000 Golden Easter Egg Hunt by Lindt.

Six Lindt Golden Bunnies will be hidden, with a jackpot Bunny worth AUD5000 and five other Bunnies worth AUD1000 each. With six opportunities to take home the cash this Easter, it could be egg’stra special.

There will also be a Lindt Giant Kids Easter Egg Hunt from 10am at Friday Flat, where there will be over 5000 Lindt chocolate eggs!

Everyone must register on the day and have a wristband to participate. Don’t get there late and miss registration.

18+ must be present to claim the prize.
Festival of the Falling Leaf
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Autumn in Tumut offers one of the most spectacular display of seasonal colours to be found anywhere in New South Wales.

In 1954 the local headmaster, Alf Wood, introduced the idea of a festival to celebrate the arrival of autumn and the falling leaves which characterised the town’s many parks and gardens.

Alf enlisted the support of the Rotary Club of Tumut and The Tumut Festival of the Falling Leaf was born.

The initial aim of the festival was to foster an appreciation of nature’s colours to both the local community and visitors through a series of events over a period of ten days.



Over the years the Festival of the Falling Leaf, like the season it represents, has seen many changes, but, has continued to flourish and grow into a fabulous annual event attracting thousand of visitors far and wide.

In 2018 the Festival will celebrate its sixty-fourth anniversary. A remarkable effort for a community based festival. The event is well supported by the Tumut Shire, the local business community and the Shire residents.

John Briscoe Art Award Exhibition
Date Sat 4th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
The John Briscoe Memorial Art Prize is the Monaro's most prestigious art award and is sponsored by the Briscoe family in memory of their father, a prominent Monaro artist.

There are a variety of categories recognising the artistic talent in the Cooma Monaro and Snowy River Region. These include water colours, oils and more. Awards are given in the category sections, overall best entry and viewer's choice.

Artists are invited to submit work to be judged for generous prizes.

In 2018 the exhibition is expected to open on Saturday, May 5.

The Gallery will be open Wednesday to Sunday 9.30pm to 4.30pm.

Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody Greatest Hits Tour Cooma
Date Fri 17th May 2019
Hot on the trail of the Queen movie, Thomas Crane and Bohemian Rhapsody are back to tour in 2019 with their Greatest Hits tour.



Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody, seen as the best Queen show in Australia if not the world, is bringing to Australia their new show, The Greatest Hits Tour.

Thomas with his hot band Bohemian Rhapsody bring back to life the visual excitement, sound and stage energy as witnessed at a Queen concert.

Batlow CiderFest
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Batlow CiderFest is a full-on communal street party celebrating the end of the apple harvest and the best boutique ciders grown and brewed locally.

Growers, producers, locals and their visitors enjoy some hard-earned down time after the long months of cultivating, growing, picking and packing, before winter sets in on the Snowy Mountains.

It's a street party not to be missed. Two stages host local talent and market stalls offer boutique ciders, gourmet food, locally grown produce, and tempting homemade treats.

Set in Batlow's main street the atmosphere sizzles with buskers and street theatre including a troupe of home-grown Apple Tarts who lead the dance.

Against a backdrop of trees in glorious autumn colours, the aroma of food from around the globe and of course, the sound of fresh cider being poured in clear mountain air stirs the senses.

On the professional side, the Festival hosts a cider industry and Farm Gate Enterprise conference the day prior to the Festival. It attracts delegates from across Australia wanting to increase their knowledge and share their experience in this exciting emerging industry.
Perisher Peak Festival
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Tue 11th Jun 2019
It's their 10th anniversary! Celebrate the opening weekend of the snow season at the Perisher Peak Festival which will feature over 120 concerts across several venues in the unique environment of the Perisher snowfields!

Weekend festival pass and accommodation packages offer great value, especially when combined with a Perisher Lift pass, at prices only available to Festival goers.

See details at the Peak Festival website.

Peak Festival begins on Friday evening and continues at pace over Saturday and Sunday, finishing with a not-to-be-missed finale concert on Monday afternoon.

Brewski Festival
Date Mon 24th Jun 2019 to Sat 29th Jun 2019
Welcome to Brewski, Perisher’s craft beer and cider festival.

Entering its third year, Brewski is set to roll into Perisher from Monday 24 June until Saturday 29 June! Ski and board up a thirst then cruise on into a Brewski venue across Perisher Valley, Blue Cow, and The Station, Jindabyne and you'll get to taste some of the best craft beers and ciders that Australia has to offer!

They have had some tasty beverages on offer for the past Brewskis and 2019 is set to be no different.

And yes, this event is for those 18 years and older. Sorry kids!
Phat Fridayz at Blue Cow
Date Fri 5th Jul 2019 to Fri 6th Sep 2019
Phat beats from the decks, on the deck. Grab a beverage and join them for Phat Fridayz! Running from 12 noon - 3pm every Friday afternoon out on Blue Cow deck area! (Weather permitting)
NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships
Date Tue 9th Jul 2019 to Fri 19th Jul 2019
The Interschools Snowsports Championships encourages students of all abilities and levels to compete for their school in a competitive snowsports competition.

Students can compete in up to seven snow sports disciplines for skiers and snowboarders. It focuses on fun in skiing and snowboarding at the regional Championships; all set in a framework of friendly competition.

As the competition steps up to the State and National levels, the level of competition and the difficulty of the courses also steps up; but always with a sense of fair and enjoyable competition.



The Interschools Championships is a starting block for further snow sports competition and has seen 20 Olympians start their career at Interschools competitions. During the Northern winter, everyone enjoys hearing results from former and current Interschools participants who are representing Australia overseas.

First Tracks at Perisher
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019 to Sun 8th Sep 2019
First Tracks Mornings are a special Perisher experience, offering a limited number of resort guests the chance to access a selected area in beautiful Blue Cow riding the Ridge Quad chairlift before anyone else. First Tracks will run from 14 July to 8 September 2019.



First Tracks is a one of a kind experience available for intermediate and advanced standard skiers and snowboarders with a valid First Tracks ticket. Unfortunately, the terrain available for First Tracks is not suitable for beginner skiers and snowboarders.

Purchase your First Tracks ticket through Perisher's online shop during winter or from any Perisher Ticket Office by 5pm on the Saturday afternoon prior to the First Tracks morning you’d like to attend.

If you have an Epic Australia Pass, this is a free benefit that you can enjoy. All you need to do is register online for the Sunday that you would like to attend First Tracks, and they'll see you there.

Cross Country Ski Week
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019 to Sat 10th Aug 2019
Cross Country Ski Week is a week for all XC enthusiasts whether you're a beginner or a seasoned racer. Be part of a week long celebration of this great activity. Plenty for all whether you are into testing yourself via a race, improving your skiing or simply having fun in the snow.

Between 14 to 16 events in all, over a nine day period. Mystery Coffee Tours, Laser Biathlon, Ski Orienteering, social events and other fun events organised.

XC Ski Week is a great opportunity to improve your skills in a fun, supportive and unique environment while learning more about Cross Country.

Get a full run down on all the details on the web site.
Blue Cow Cup
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
New additions to the ski racing world are set to make their debut as the Blue Cow Cup continues to serve as an important platform for all junior skiers to either test-the-waters of racing or show the others how it's done!

Competing in Alpine and Skier-cross, this event (and a hand-full of others like it) have proved to be the testing ground where nearly all of Australia's National team honed their skills and/or added the first silver to the trophy cabinet.

On August 3 and 4, courses across the resort area will play host to the age categories of Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 16 and Juniors to test or develop their racing skills and a new generation of youth will step onto the scene with glory in their sights.
Perisher Parks Showdown
Date Wed 7th Aug 2019 to Fri 9th Aug 2019
Are you a skier or boarder and can throw down the best tricks in the Perisher Front Valley Terrain Park? Get your tricks dialed and show the judges what you've got at the Perisher Parks Showdown. Australia's best along with an array of international talent are set to go head-to-head in Big Air and Slopestyle! Saddle up, stomp the run of the day and ride off into the sunset with the rewards!
Volcom Pipe Jam
Date Thu 8th Aug 2019 to Sat 10th Aug 2019
When the Half-Pipe Opens for business it's time to celebrate, Pipe Jam is back! They've teamed up once again with their friends at Volcom to throw together a tasty jam! Come and thrown down, there will be giveaways galore! It's guaranteed to be a good time!
Perisher Masters Championships
Date Sat 10th Aug 2019 to Sun 11th Aug 2019
The annual Perisher Masters Championships gives retired ski-racers, keen amateurs, and those who came to the sport a little later, a competitive platform proving that age has no boundary when it comes to competitive skiing.
Australian National Alpine Championships
Date Mon 9th Sep 2019 to Fri 13th Sep 2019
Ready for some high speed racing action!?
The FIS Australian National Championships are going down on September 9 - 12 and it is going to be fast paced and full on. Australia's best will race each other and the clock looking to take home the National Titles.
Perisher Cup
Date Sat 14th Sep 2019
The Perisher Cup is one of the oldest and most prestigious ski competitions in Australia. First run in 1953, skiers represent their club as a team in discipline events – Giant Slalom, Cross County and Jump. 65 years on, they are still teaming up and racing!
Dalgety Team Penning
Date Sat 21st Sep 2019 to Sun 22nd Sep 2019
The Dalgety Team Penning horse riding event is run by the Dalgety Show Society on the Saturday and is an event the whole family can enjoy.

The Team Penning event involves a team of four riders, three of which must cut three head of cattle with the same colour neck collar from the herd of 21 cattle in a yard.



The Snowy River Shears shearing competition will also be held on the Saturday.

Barbecue and bar facilities will also be operating.

The Snowy River Saddle Up Sunday will be held the next day. There will be 'horsey' fun for the whole family to enjoy. Entries can be made on the day.

Lanterns on the Lagoon
Date Sat 21st Sep 2019
Lanterns on the Lagoon and Sculptures in the Park is a Spring Festival celebrating community, environment and culture.

Lanterns on the Lagoon features a sculpture competition, the sculptures being created from recycled and natural materials. The sculptures are displayed in Pioneer Park by the Tumut River, and the magnificent trees and beautiful lagoon provide a serene backdrop for the works of art. During the evening the sculptures are enhanced by solar lighting giving them another dimension.

Lanterns are released onto the lagoon just prior to dusk, and become a spectacular display of light and reflection.

Children's activities and inspiring musical performances enhance the evening all at no cost to the public, and a variety of gourmet food and drink stalls are available.
Kids Fishing Workshops - Jindabyne
Date Fri 4th Oct 2019 to Sat 5th Oct 2019
NSW Fisheries runs two one day, kids fishing workshops for eight-14 year olds on consecutive days.

The kids learn how fish responsibly in a safe and fun environment.

NSW DPI fishing workshops include fun lessons on fishing techniques, information on NSW fishing rules, best methods to maximise released fish survival and a practical fishing session in a pond stocked with big trout.

Cost per child includes quality rod and reel, shirt, hat, tackle box, show bag.
Bookings are essential please email.
Maximum 25 participants

NSW DPI fishing workshops are run with the assistance of the Fishcare Volunteers and are supported by funds from the Recreational Fishing Trusts.

Capture the High Country - Photography Weekends
Date Fri 4th Oct 2019 to Sun 6th Oct 2019
Fill your viewfinder with stunning shots of Snowy Mountain landscapes, cascading rivers and streams, rugged countryside and majestic snowgums.



Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa is excited to be offering Landscape Photography Weekends with multi award-winning Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Master Photographer, Ben Kopliow.

Ben will host the weekends demonstrating how to utilise your camera to take the best shot. Ben is very familiar with both the Resort and the local area so knows all the best locations for taking that amazing photo and will teach you about light, the right time of day for shooting along with other hints and tips throughout the weekend. You will spend time both here on the Resort and in the surrounding region taking photos of the spectacular snow gums, mountain landscapes, rugged countryside along with beautiful rivers, lakes and streams.

Hume and Hovell Ultra
Date Sat 12th Oct 2019 to Sun 13th Oct 2019
2019: The Hume and Hovell Ultra 100 kilometres has been selected by the Australian Ultra Running Association, AURA, as the Long Trail, Australian National Championships as part of the event.

Hume and Hovell Ultra - 100 mile, 100 kilometres, 50 kilometres and 22 kilometres on a section of the historic Hume and Hovell Walking Track with an overall elevation of 4088 metres. All distances except the 22 kilometres are out and back from Henry Angel Trackhead, nine kilometres south of Tumbarumba on the Tooma Road.

Located in the stunning Snowy Mountains, the Hume Hovell Ultra will challenge your ability as well as inspire your success. Run with the wild brumbies, past pioneer cottages and through rugged mountain ranges, natural forests, pine plantations, past lakes and waterfalls, along narrow winding (95 percent) of single trails.



Bonus drop bag stations, spot trackers for the 100 milers and an amazing country hospitality welcome.

All finishers receive medals and certificates. Recognised by the International Trail Running Association (ITRA) , earning points to enter the prestigious Ultra Trail Mont Blonc (UTMB). International Bronze Label holder and under the Australian Ultra Runners Association (AURA) banner.



Free camping, also toilets, hot water, electricity and barbecues.

Tumbarumba Tastebuds
Date Sat 26th Oct 2019 to Sun 27th Oct 2019
Tumbarumba Tastebuds - a lush spring affair to showcase the best of Tumbarumba's food and produce. Explore Tumbarumba's premium quality vineyards and cellar doors with free wine tasting at unique venues oozing charm, character, and hospitality.

Enjoy the best of Tumbarumba's produce at the annual Tumbarumba Tastebuds.

Cellar doors will be open, a fresh food market and sunset dinner at Nest, and a program offered by Tumbarumba Open Gardens and Flower Show for both Saturday and Sunday will provide an enticing springtime experience.

Self-drive for a discovery of fine wine, food and entertainment. Come and experience everything Tumbarumba Tastebuds has to offer.

Snowy Mountains Trout Festival
Date Sat 2nd Nov 2019 to Thu 7th Nov 2019
This year will be the 43rd year of the Yamaha / Freshwater Fishing Snowy Mountains Trout Festival.

All you have to do is enter this years event and attend the prize presentation to be in the draw for the Fantastic new Quintrex 390 Explorer boat, with 15hp Yamaha motor and trailer prize valued at over AUD10,000.00.

This years competition is made possible with the continued support from Yamaha Motor Aust.

The organisers thank Yamaha, Quintrex and Ken's Marine for their generosity and hope that you will be able to support them in the future.

The committee hopes that you will enjoy the fishing and sites which the beautiful Snowy Mountains area has to offer, and look forward to seeing you all again.

Snowy Ride
Date Sat 2nd Nov 2019
The Snowy Ride is a motorcycle event run annually with the aim of involving motorcycle riders from all over Australia to raise money for Childhood Cancer Research.

It's an opportunity for riders to enjoy a weekend away with friends and family and to ride some of Australia's best and most picturesque roads.

Snowy Ride checkpoints are located at Adaminaby, Dalgety, Berridale, Jindabyne, Cooma, Bombala, Charlotte Pass and riders are to be at the final checkpoint in Thredbo by 4pm on the Saturday.

The first Snowy Ride was launched in 2001 as a request from Steven Walter, a young man who lost his fight against cancer. Steve loved motorcycle riding and asked that a charity motorcycle ride be organised to raise funds for cancer research and cancer care.

Australian National Busking Championships
Date Sat 2nd Nov 2019 to Sun 3rd Nov 2019
The Australian National Busking Championships (ANBC) is now in its eighth year.

The event is now held in several towns around Australia, including Stanthorpe, Narooma, Ballarat and Gundagai.

The finals are then held in the picturesque town of Cooma, gateway to the Snowy Mountains in Southern NSW.



The ANBC is a different sort of music festival for Australia.

The ANBC is a celebration of all styles of music because the Buskers who perform bring a huge variety of music to the event.

Pre-registered Buskers are assigned special locations (Busking Hot Spots) at various times around the Central Business District of Cooma.

Judges roaming throughout the day select a number of Buskers to perform at the finals concert held in Centennial Park later that afternoon.



Battle rounds are held and the judges and audience make their final decision on the winners.

Tumut Valley Air Show and Open Day
Date Sat 2nd Nov 2019 to Sun 3rd Nov 2019
Tumut Aero Club hosts the Tumut Valley Air Show on Saturday, 2 November and Open Day on Sunday, 3 November.

This weekend of activities, on and off the airfield, allows visitors to experience the scenic Tumut area from both the skies above and on the ground.

Look at the planes and talk to the pilots.

Includes: Aircraft display, Car display, Army truck display, True North helicopter flights, Tumut River Brewing Co, Coffee van and food van on site, Aero club barbecue breakfast and lunch.

RFS fire retardant base shed open for viewing to the public.

Cooma Motorfest
Date Sat 2nd Nov 2019
Organised by the Cooma Car Club and occurring every two years, Cooma Motorfest presents a display of all things motorised including large trucks and machinery, cars old and new and in between, hot rods, street machines, original cars to way out, tractors, stationary engines, motor bikes, boats, large trade display and live music and military display.

There are also activities for the kids and food stalls.

Motorfest is held on the same weekend as the Snowy Ride and Australian National Busking Championships offering visitors plenty of variety.

Tumut Derby Day
Date Sat 2nd Nov 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    Tumut Turf Club is one of the oldest Race Clubs in NSW having commenced racing in the 1850′s. Derby Day is an opportunity to discover the picturesque Tumut Turf Club, and experience the fun of a country race meet. Enjoy the live entertainment, and relax in the beautiful late Spring weather.

    Riverside Coffee and Juice Bar has excellent local food and coffee, and barbecue and bar facilities are available on course.

    Marquee packages are available, so contact the club for bookings.

    Country and metropolitan bookmakers will operate on the day with full TAB facilities.

    Please note there are no ATM or Eftpos facilities available.
Michelago Spring Fair
Date Sun 10th Nov 2019
This fun day out is a joint venture between Michelago RFS, Landcare, Michelago Public School, Michelago Memorial Hall and the Michelago Region Community Association.

The day includes country fair stalls, plenty of good food, live music and activities for the children.

Stall holders are asked to book their stalls before the end of September.

Previously called the Michelago May Fair, the month has been changed as well as the name.

Come on out to Michelago and enjoy wonderful country hospitality.

Annual Bredbo Sheep Dog Trials
Date Fri 15th Nov 2019 to Sun 17th Nov 2019
This is grazier country so dog trials are part of the scene. Held over three days there are a number of categories from novice through to open championships. Come and experience a taste of country life and watch the skills of owner and dog as they work amongst the sheep.
Bring your chairs, picnic and enjoy the free entertainment and watch some of the best sheep dogs in the country.
L’Étape Australia by Le Tour de France
Date Fri 29th Nov 2019 to Sat 30th Nov 2019
L’Étape Australia by Le Tour de France is a unique road cycling event that provides an experience as close to riding in the Tour de France as it is possible for an amateur to get.

Staged in the Australian NSW Snowy Mountains on 170 kilometres of fully closed roads and run under professional Tour de France race conditions, the route includes two challenging King of the Mountain sections.
Cooma Sundowners Cup
Date Sat 7th Dec 2019
Head to the Ti Tree Racecourse for the biggest race day in Cooma.

Held annually, early in December, with the main race being the Sundowners Cup - named in honour of the movie The Sundowners which was filmed in and around Cooma, Adaminaby and Nimmitabel in 1959.



One thousand locals were extras at the Ti Tree Racecourse when the race scene was filmed for the movie.

Come and experience a great day out at the races.



2019 will be the 27th year of the Sundowners Cup - come to the social event of the year!

Tumut Boxing Day Races
Date Thu 26th Dec 2019
Tumut Turf Club shows its colours at the annual Boxing Day Races, the biggest race meet for the year.

Come down and discover the picturesque Tumut Turf Club. Tumut Turf Club is one of the oldest Race Clubs in NSW having commenced racing in the 1850′s.

Along with the races come, enjoy live entertainment.

Food is available through the kiosk and barbecue and bar facilities are available on course. Marquee packages available.

Country and metropolitan bookmakers will operate on the day with full TAB facilities.

Please note there are no ATM or Eftpos facilities available.

Jindabyne's Man From Snowy River Rodeo
Date Sat 28th Dec 2019
The annual Man From Snowy River Rodeo event has been running since 1943, originally in Old Jindabyne and now at John Connors Oval, Park Road, Jindabyne Sports Ground.

Action includes Open and Novice Bulls, Saddle Bronc, Bareback Horses, Poley Buck Jump, Ladies Barrel Race, Junior Steer ride and Junior Barrel Races. There is also a Ladies Steer Ride for 18 years and over competitors - helmets and vests are required.

Gates open from 10:30am with the action to commence at 11am.

It's always a great day out for the family with side shows, food stalls, barbecue and bar facilities available.

To all those who attended the 2018 event a very big Thank You from the Committee for making the day a wonderful success. They invite you to attend again in 2019, bring your friends and make it another fantastic day and ensure the continuation of this long running Snowy Mountains event.

No alcohol will be allowed through the gates and no dogs permitted.
Tumbarumba Rodeo
Date Wed 1st Jan 2020
Tumbarumba Rodeo is held every year on New Year's Day.

This is a full APRA Championship Rodeo with a host of fun-filled events including local barrel race, poddy ride, bucking ponies, stallion chute out, poly saddle ride, Aussie Rules versus Rugby League steer ride challenge, saddle bronc and bareback, and bull ride featuring the big ScreenBull cam, chute cam and instant replays.

There are full bar facilities and evening entertainment.
Numeralla Folk Festival
Date Fri 24th Jan 2020 to Sat 25th Jan 2020
The Numeralla Folk Festival is held over three days and takes in Australia Day.

2019 is the forty-fifth year of the Numeralla Folk Festival.

The Festival is the last traditional 'free' folk festival left in Australia, there are no tickets, all entertainment and camping are free. Join a long weekend of music, poetry, dance, markets, dips in the river, yarns around the campfire and convivial conversation.

Highlights of the festival include bush dances, a fun kid's program, dance and music workshops and the blackboard concert. Markets will be held on Sunday where local produce is showcased.

Everyone is welcome to head along to the festival and enjoy a great weekend soaking up the traditional folk festival atmosphere.

Cooma Australia Day Celebrations
Date Sun 26th Jan 2020
Head to Centennial Park in Cooma and celebrate Australia Day with a great day of music, exhibitions and displays of what's great in the region. Food will also be available.

The official ceremony will commence at 12pm at the band shell in the Park. Come and join in the fun.
Snowies MTB Festival
Date Fri 14th Feb 2020 to Sun 16th Feb 2020
The iconic Snowy Mountains will once again play host to the ultimate mountain bike experience where riders will be challenged with six stages across three days in rugged mountain terrain. Starting at an altitude of 1260 metres, riders will be tested with over 100 kilometres of rugged mountain terrain, technical single track, a mammoth ascent, and some awe inspiring downhills, making this one of Australia’s most iconic mountain bike stage races.

This event also includes the ‘Thredbo All Mountain Descent’ with a chairlift to the top of Eagles Nest in the shadow of Australia’s highest peak, Mt Kosciuszko followed by six kilometres of epic cross country downhill.

Join them in what is arguably Australia’s most affordable and logistically convenient MTB stage race where you can just relax and focus on the epic riding that only the iconic Snowies can deliver.

Tackle all six stages as a solo; Or share the riding between a team of two or three where one person completes each stage, except for Stage Five; Or choose to do just the 45 kilometre marathon, 30 kilometre or 15 kilometre XC MTB on Sunday in this ‘not to be missed’ Mountain Bike Experience.