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 02 June
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 03 June
Stanley, Vic, 3747
Tells the stories of the 20 men from Stanley who lost their lives in the First World War, 70 men enlisted from the Stanley and many local families lost one of their men.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 04 June
Carlene Lamanna 1300 365 003
A ten skate park series across the North East featuring parks in the Indigo, Alpine, Wangaratta and Corowa Shires.
Start: 08.00 AM, Saturday 04 June
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: 09.00 AM, Saturday 04 June
Address: 7 Church St
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Erin Hartwig
Creative contemporary handmade products from Artist and Designer’s from around the North East Victorian Region
Start: 11.00 AM, Saturday 04 June
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Get an insider’s view into the workings of one of Australia’s leading craft brewers.
Start: 12.00 PM, Saturday 04 June
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 04 June
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 05 June
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: 09.00 AM, Friday 10 June
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Pfeiffer Wines will have wine galore at the annual giant warehouse sale.
Start: 10.00 AM, Friday 10 June
Address: Chiltern Memorial Hall
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
03 5726 1611
Exhibiting for over a decade, this annual visual art and photography display is becoming one of the region’s major arts events.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 11 June
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Victoria's original wine festival - Rutherglen will once again be the place to be on the June long weekend
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 11 June
Address: 4603 Murray Vallley Highway
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
1800 359 458
Rutherglen will once again be the place to be over the June long weekend for the annual Rutherglen Winery Walkabout.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 11 June
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Pfeiffer Wines will have new vintages, old favourites and the ever outstanding award winning wines.
Start: 07.00 PM, Saturday 11 June
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: 08.30 AM, Sunday 12 June
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Putting the fun back into Fun Run!!!
Start: 09.00 AM, Sunday 12 June
Address: Lions Park
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
02 6033 6306
Over 25 local and regional producers offering an extensive range of fresh local produce for sale.
Start: 09.00 AM, Sunday 12 June
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Forming a part of the popular Winery Walkabout event, the Country Fair is held on the Sunday of the Queen's Birthday weekend from 9am to 4pm
Start: 09.30 AM, Saturday 18 June
Address: 507 Boorhaman East Road
Norong, Vic, 3682
Robyn Funston 02 6035 7216
Learn the art of chocolate making from the region's best artisan chocolate makers.
Start: 09.30 AM, Saturday 18 June
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Yackandandah Community Garden Food Swap. Usually with a topical gardening workshop.
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Last updated: 23 December 2015