Tourism & Events

 Indigo Shire's Winter 2015 calendar of events is now available.

Contact the tourism department on 1300 365 003 or email info@indigoshire.vic.gov.au for a printed copy.Cover_Winter_Calendar_of_Events.jpg

Indigo Shire is situated in Victoria's picturesque North East. It borders the Murray River, the Australian Alps and is 270km north east of Melbourne.

The Shire is renowned for its natural beauty and preserved historic character. The Rutherglen area is world renowned for wine production. The historic towns of Beechworth, Chiltern and Yackandandah attract thousands of visitors each year to take in their historic character and natural beauty, and to attend their various festivals and events held throughout the year.

For a full years list of events and festivals click here.

 

Annual Events

  • January - Annual Birthday Celebration of Henry Handel Richardson (Chiltern), Rutherglen Rowing Regatta, Opera in the Alps (Beechworth), Beechworth Music Festival
  • February - Writers, Readers and Poets Weekend (Beechworth)
  • March - Yackandandah Folk Festival, Tastes of Rutherglen Festival, Chiltern Pro Rodeo
  • April - Golden Horseshoes Festival (Easter - Beechworth), A Day on the Green (Wahgunyah)
  • May - Drive Back in Time (Beechworth)
  • June - Rutherglen Winery Walkabout, Rutherglen Country Fair, Chiltern Visual Arts Exhibition
  • July - Kerferd Oration (Beechworth)
  • August - Ned Kelly Weekend (Beechworth), Kelly Country Pick (Beechworth), Chiltern Antique Fair
  • September - Spring Migration Festival (Yackandandah and surrounds), Rutherglen Wine Show
  • October - Rutherglen Agricultural Show
  • November - Beechworth Celtic Festival, Yackandandah Billy Cart Race, Chiltern MoRide

What's on!

Register your event

Start: 12.00 PM, Saturday 05 September
Address: St Leonards Vineyard St Leonards Road
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
1800 021 621
The first Saturday of each month from 12noon to 4pm. Strictly no BYO food or drink, free entry.
Start: 12.30 PM, Saturday 05 September
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
On the first Saturday of each month at Christ Church (cnr of Ford and Church Streets) from 9am to 12 noon, you will find a great variety of fresh, local produce.
Start: 12.30 PM, Saturday 05 September
Address: St Leonards Vineyard St Leonards Road
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
1800 021 621
The first Saturday of each month from 12noon to 4pm. Strictly no BYO food or drink, free entry.
Start: 01.00 PM, Saturday 05 September
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Enjoy guest soloists, patriotic songs and handbells at the Chirst Church Anglican in Ford Street.
Start: 10.00 AM, Sunday 06 September
Address: 18 Victoria Street
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Beryl Pickering 03 57261590
Local coffee, fine foods, home grown produce, arts, craft, handmade items, wine and barbecue lunch. 10am until 2pm. Come along for a fun day at Lake View House, a National Trust Property.
Start: 07.00 PM, Saturday 12 September
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Held at the heritage listed Yackandandah Hall and entry fee is $7. Practice lessons are held every Tuesday night and entry fee is $5.
Start: 09.00 AM, Sunday 13 September
Address: Lions Park
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
02 6033 6306
(Second Sunday of every month, 9am - 12.30pm) Over 25 local and regional producers offering an extensive range of fresh local produce
Start: 10.00 AM, Sunday 13 September
Celebrating Sustainable Rural Living. Children Activities, presenations, workshops and more. Wooragee Hall, Wodonga Road, Wooragee
Start: 02.00 PM, Sunday 13 September
Address: Main St
Stanley, Vic, 3747
Chris Dormer 0458 606 922
Of all the 60,000 Australians who died during the conflict, there was no more devastating individual loss to the nation than the remarkable Clunes Mathison
Start: 06.45 PM, Saturday 19 September
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
A celebration of truth, beauty, freedom but above all things love. Set in the infamous, gaudy, and glamorous Paris nightclub, circa 1900.
Start: 09.00 AM, Sunday 20 September
Address: Wellsford Street
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
0418 122 921
Wellsford Street, Yackandandah from 9am-1pm. Local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, olives and olive products, wine, jam, chutney and much more. Gold coin donation.
Start: 09.00 AM, Friday 25 September
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
An opportunity to taste the best commercial wines Australia has to offer plus some of the rare and exclusive fortified wines for which the Rutherglen wine producing region is renowned.
Start: 09.00 AM, Saturday 26 September
Address: Pfeiffer Wines
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
02 6033 2805
Welcome to Sprint Farmers Market showcasing regional producers and growers.
Start: 07.00 PM, Thursday 01 October
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Held at the heritage listed Yackandandah Hall and entry fee is $7. Practice lessons are held every Tuesday night and entry fee is $5.
Start: 07.30 PM, Thursday 01 October
Address: Harpers Street
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Neville Pearce or Dianne Begnone Neville 0411 283 567 or Dianne 0429 942 016
Senior Citizens Beechworth. A Learn To Dance evening in Beechworth on Thursday night from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. $5 cost including tea and coffee.
Start: 08.00 AM, Saturday 03 October
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
On the first Saturday of each month at Christ Church (cnr of Ford and Church Streets) from 9am to 12 noon, you will find a great variety of fresh, local produce.
Start: 11.00 AM, Saturday 03 October
Address: Pfeiffer Wines, 167 Distillery Road
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
02 6033 2805
On the October long weekend, Pfeiffer Wines will come alive with a celebration of Shiraz, Sausages and SCARECROWS.
Start: 12.00 PM, Saturday 03 October
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
The first Saturday of each month from 12noon to 4pm. Strictly no BYO food or drink, free entry.
Start: 10.00 AM, Sunday 04 October
Address: 18 Victoria Street
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Beryl Pickering 03 57261590
Local coffee, fine foods, home grown produce, arts, craft, handmade items, wine and barbecue lunch. 10am until 2pm. Come along for a fun day at Lake View House, a National Trust Property.
Start: 12.00 PM, Thursday 08 October
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Rural Women Uncovered 2015- Beechworth brought by the Victorian Farmers Federation Join us for two fabulous days of speakers, workshops and networking.
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Last updated: 29 June 2015