Regional Tourism Guide for theSnowy Mountains
New South Wales , Australia  
Orpheus Trio - Piano, Violin and Cello
Date Sun 2nd Jun 2019
Tumbarumba Artists on Parade presents the Orpheus Trio - Piano, Violin and Cello.

Comprising pianist Helena Kernaghan, violinist Kaori Sparks and cellist Sam Goble, the trio enjoy the challenge of being an interstate, rural dwelling ensemble with members calling Albury and Castlemaine home.

All members of the Orpheus Piano Trio are established performers in their own rights, and have gained experience performing and studying internationally throughout Europe, Asia and Australia.

Orpheus Piano Trio perform regularly in Castlemaine, Albury, Bendigo, Wangaratta, and Wagga Wagga, but have also had engagements in Melbourne, Bright, Wodonga, Deniliquin and Cope-Williams Winery in Romsey.
Peak MusicFestival
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
Join the party and kick off the winter season in style!

Peak Music Festival kicks-off the start of the Perisher winter season on June Long Weekend with four days of cool music, snow, fun and laughter. Come and enjoy the experience with them.

A diverse group of Australian and international artists will descend on Perisher to showcase their amazing mix of talent and entertainment across 10 live stages throughout the resort – from cosy lounges to headline acts on the Main Stage, there will be music to suit everyone.
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.

Perisher Opening Weekend
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
Winter has arrived! Come and bring in the 2019 season in style! They are kicking it all off Saturday 8 June, there will be activities and entertainment for everyone! So join in for the first turns of the season and celebrate the season ahead!
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!
Robert Schmidle on Piano, at Artists on Parade
Date Sun 30th Jun 2019
Artists on Parade presents Robert Schmidle in concert.

Robert has played works including the Liszt second piano concerto and the Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini with orchestras in New Zealand and Australia. He has performed with a number of international artists including David Pereira, Jack Glatzer and George Zukerman. Since moving to Canberra in 1996 he has appeared as a soloist, accompanist and chamber music player. Robert is a Fellow of the Wesley Music Centre. He currently practices as a specialist in endocrinology and diabetes in Canberra and rural New South Wales.
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.

Brewers Lunch at TRBC
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019
Join the two great mates who founded Tumut River Brewing Co for a brewers lunch and informal beer making Q and A. The guys will talk through the challenges of opening a microbrewery and provide a beer making 101 including a Q and A session. You can expect several beer matched courses as well as lots of laughs and an honest account of TRBC's history to date!
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 Junior Mogul Championships
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
The Perisher Junior Mogul Championships will be held on 3 - 4 August in Perisher is a fun and exciting event designed to introduce young athletes to the next level of competition, and provides a challenging environment for Junior moguls athletes to show their stuff in a fun competition environment. The competition is held on a slightly more difficult course than Interschools and includes a time component to measure speed on the moguls as part of the overall score awarded.

The course usually has two jumps, requiring the athlete to ski moguls after landing the top air. This is an introduction to high level competition and a similar format to what would be experienced on World Cup and Olympic venue courses. A training day on 2 August gives all athletes a chance ot ski the competition course in preparation for single an duals moguls competition.
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.
Voodoo Fest at TRBC
Date Sat 10th Aug 2019
A one day festival of beer, music , comedy and burlesque. Tumut River Brewing Co is re-releasing the popular Voodoo Child Amber Ale and to celebrate they are creating an event to satisfy the senses.

They will be transforming the brewery bar into a performance space - think dark, entertaining and over 18,.
Australian Junior Freeride Championships
Date Sat 31st Aug 2019 to Mon 2nd Sep 2019
Junior Skiers and Snowboarders aged six - eighteen will compete for the Ski and Snowboard Australian Titles in Slopestyle, Half-Pipe and Boarder-Cross. Held across the Perisher Terrain Park over three days riders will attempt to throw it down to take home the prizes and the title of junior national champion!
Snowtunes Music Festival
Date Fri 6th Sep 2019 to Sat 7th Sep 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    Snowtunes, Australia’s only music festival in the snow returns to Lake Jindabyne this September featuring some of the hottest Australian and International artists as headlining acts. Snowtunes combines the elements of snow sports and entertainment and offers all-inclusive packages including lift pass and festival tickets for thrill seekers looking for the ultimate snow packed, fun filled get away.

    Snowtunes has expanded its program to give you two huge nights of festival vibes by the fire.

    So put your leave in, plan a snow trip with your friends and purchase tickets now! This is an 18+ licensed event.

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!
Three day Photography Tour Laurel Hill
Date Fri 20th Sep 2019
Escape the city and head inland on a three-day photography tour with professional photographer Alfonso Calero this spring.

This photography workshop will take you to Laurel Hill in New South Wales where you will find the Canola Fields and the breathtaking Sugar Pine Walk. From Friday night to Sunday morning, under Alfonso's guidance, you will shoot astrophotography, the yellow canola fields and towering sugar pines. During the tour you will spend a few hours per day walking on uneven surfaces so a basic level of fitness is recommended.

The workshop includes a total of 15 hours of photography direction. This includes:

Day One - 2.5 hours shooting sunset/astrophotography
Day Two - 2.5 hours shooting dawn/sunrise
Day Two - 2.5 hours editing photos after breakfast
Day Two - 2.5 shooting sunset/astrophotography
Day Three - 2.5 hours shooting dawn/sunrise
Day Three - 2.5 hours editing photos after breakfast

See more details at the booking link
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.

Batlow Apple Blossom Festival
Date Sat 19th Oct 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    Celebrate the arrival of spring in Australia's most renowned apple growing region at the Batlow Apple Blossom Festival.

    Food, market stalls, live music, and family fun combine to bring the apple town of Batlow to life during the festival this October.

    Held annually on the third Saturday in October, the festival's Gala Day has an emphasis on affordable family fun.

    Stallholder enquiries are always welcome. Festival information is available for download from the web site.
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.

Best Practice in Regional Study Hub Symposium
Date Thu 14th Nov 2019 to Fri 15th Nov 2019
Regional Study Hubs are a vital resource in supporting regional students – delivering access to campus-like facilities in regional and remote areas, educational support, technology, and most importantly, a network of fellow students.

In 2019, there will be more than 22 Regional Study Hub locations across Australia. They invite the Regional Study Hub community and stakeholders together to discuss best practice in this field, including: supporting students for success, governance, university partnerships and best practice case studies.

Who should attend:
All community-owned Regional Study Hubs and their boards, universities, government departments, politicians, civic leaders and those interested in the development of education and workforces in regional communities.

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 Tour de France
Date Fri 29th Nov 2019 to Sat 30th Nov 2019
L’Étape Australia by 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.
Snowies Ultra Trail Run
Date Sun 1st Mar 2020
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.

Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge
Date Sun 15th Mar 2020
The Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge will be held on March 15 2020. 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.
Rock the Turf - Tumut
Date Sat 21st Mar 2020
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    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
    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.