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: 02.30 PM, Saturday 30 April
Address: 31 Kiewa East Rd
Kiewa, Vic, 3691
Sheridan Arundel 02 6027 3325
Community market day - CWA BBQ, jumping castle, stalls
Start: 08.00 AM, Sunday 01 May
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Each year on the 1st Sunday in May, around 200 plus cars 25 years and older are on static display along with a big display of oil engines.
Start: 10.00 AM, Sunday 01 May
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: 07.30 PM, Thursday 05 May
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
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 06 May
Address: Main St
Stanley, Vic, 3747
Chris Dormer 0458 606 922
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 07 May
A ten skate park series across the North East featuring parks in the Indigo, Alpine, Wangaratta and Corowa Shires.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 07 May
Address: 4603 Murray Valley Highway
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
02 6033 6000
Our annual Bobbie Burns Dinner is our ‘night of nights’ for the year at Campbells.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 07 May
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Rutherglen Ballroom Dance Festival @ Memorial Hall. A weekend of dancing in the ballroom of historical Rutherglen. Old Time, New Vogue, Modern and Latin dancing.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 07 May
Address: 980 Beechworth-Chiltern Road
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Deborah Halpern 0417 352 797
The workshop will be held here at Out of Town Nursery. Suitable for all skill levels. $380
Start: 08.00 AM, Saturday 07 May
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: 11.00 AM, Saturday 07 May
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: 12.00 PM, Saturday 07 May
A ten skate park series across the North East featuring parks in the Indigo, Alpine, Wangaratta and Corowa Shires.
Start: 12.00 PM, Saturday 07 May
Address: 201 St Leonards Rd
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
1800 021 621
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: 09.00 AM, Sunday 08 May
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Over 25 local and regional producers offering an extensive range of fresh local produce for sale.
Start: 12.00 AM, Friday 13 May
You are invited to sip, sample and savour the bounty grown and created by chefs, artisan producers, craft brewers and winemakers at more than 40 culinary events.
Start: 10.00 AM, Friday 13 May
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Chef Stewart Gilchrist, Pickled Sisters Café, reveals the secrets behind tasty pickles, flaky pastry and swoon­worthy sweet and savoury pies
Start: 06.45 PM, Saturday 14 May
Address: Star Theatre
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Lois Hotson 03 5726 1358
Saturday 14th May : The film “Molly” 1983 G
Start: 07.00 PM, Saturday 14 May
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 15 May
Address: Wellsford St
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
0418 122 921
Wellsford St, Yackandandah from 9am-1pm. Local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, olives and olive products, wine, jam, chutney and much more. Gold coin donation
Start: 10.00 AM, Friday 20 May
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Chef Stewart Gilchrist, Pickled Sisters Café, reveals the secrets behind tasty pickles, flaky pastry and swoon­worthy sweet and savoury pies
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Last updated: 23 December 2015