Tourism & Events

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Indigo Shire's Summer 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.

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.

 

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: 07.30 PM, Thursday 28 July
Address: Harper Ave
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Dianne Begnone 0429 942 016
This is a funfilled activity every Thursday evening which is held at the Senior Citizens Hall, in Beechworth.   No,  not just for seniors.
Start: 10.00 AM, Friday 29 July
Stanley, Vic, 3747
An exhibition of books in the collection reflect the interest in botany and plants from all over the world, 'a global fascination with plants from the New World' and their interest in the unusual.
Start: 11.00 AM, Saturday 30 July
Address: 50 Ford St
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Ben Kraus 03 5728 2703
Get an insider’s view into the workings of one of Australia’s leading craft brewers.
Start: 05.00 PM, Sunday 31 July
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Celebrate the works of some of the finest photographers in the High Country region when they showcase their fabulous photographic pieces within the historic cellar door of Pfeiffer Wines.
Start: 12.00 AM, Monday 01 August
0409 315 401
Think you know Chiltern? Think again...Discover the more dark and bizarre history of Chiltern by lantern light on this guided walking tour.
Start: 12.00 AM, Monday 01 August
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
This August, we are thrilled to present a joint exhibition by Norma Neil, alongside local sculptor, Maree Castles.
Start: 08.00 PM, Wednesday 03 August
Address: Yackandandah Public Hall
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Beverly Lello 02 6027 1348
Two heavenly piano concerti and two joyous orchestral masterpieces—a decadent all-Mozart delight.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 06 August
A ten skate park series across the North East featuring parks in the Indigo, Alpine, Wangaratta and Corowa Shires.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 06 August
Address: 35 All Saints Rd
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
1800 021 621
The Brigadoon Ball is a bi-annual celebration of All Saints Estates' 152 years of Scottish heritage and promises to be a night to remember.
Start: 08.00 AM, Saturday 06 August
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
First Saturday of each month, you will find a great variety of fresh, local produce. Come by and have a chat with some passionate growers and producers of the region.
Start: 12.00 PM, Saturday 06 August
Annette Walton 02 6028 1133
A ten skate park series across the North East featuring parks in the Indigo, Alpine, Wangaratta and Corowa Shires.
Start: 12.00 PM, Saturday 06 August
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Join us for a lazy Saturday afternoon with the family, enjoy fine wine, delicious food and great live music on the lush green grass
Start: 10.00 AM, Sunday 07 August
Address: 18 Victoria St
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Beryl Pickering 03 5726 1590
Local coffee, fine foods, home grown produce, arts, craft, handmade items, wine and barbecue lunch.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 13 August
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Jones Winery and Vineyard will celebrate the release the 2014 vintage of their renowned L.J. (old vine shiraz) at the annual L.J Dinner.
Start: 07.00 PM, Saturday 13 August
Address: 36 High St
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
02 6027 1266
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 14 August
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Over 25 local and regional producers offering an extensive range of fresh local produce for sale.
Start: 12.00 AM, Friday 19 August
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Peter Hisco
The Kelly Country Pick is a winter Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music Convention based in the historic town of Beechworth.
Start: 10.00 AM, Friday 19 August
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Chef Stewart Gilchrist guides you through a selection of French classics, including hearty and warming confit duck cassoulet and classic creme caramel.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 20 August
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Gena Cavini 0497 345 269
Louise Ritchie from the fabulous Silver Creek Bakery in Beechworth coming along to teach home cooks how to make a great sourdough.
Start: 09.30 AM, Saturday 20 August
Norong, Vic, 3682
Learn the art of chocolate making from the region's best artisan chocolate makers.
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Last updated: 23 December 2015