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 25 August
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: 09.00 AM, Friday 26 August
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Dealers from as far away as South Australia, Melbourne, Wagga Wagga and Tumut showcase antiques from fine china to jewellery and everything in between.
Start: 09.00 AM, Friday 26 August
Address: 23 High St
Barnawartha, Vic, 3688
Shelley Kelly 0439 311 246
A beautiful display of quilts made by talented local ladies. Quilt Raffle and Gold coin entry go to Alzheimer`s Australia
Start: 10.00 AM, Friday 26 August
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: 07.00 PM, Friday 26 August
Address: Burke Museum, Loch St
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
03 5728 8067
We have the pleasure of presenting at the Burke Museum….A SILVER EVENING with JOLYON WARWICK JAMES FSA
Start: 10.00 AM, Saturday 27 August
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 27 August
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: 06.45 PM, Saturday 27 August
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
The true story of a group of eccentric scientists who are responsible for manning a satellite dish inauspiciously located on a remote Australian sheep farm.
Start: 07.30 PM, Saturday 27 August
Address: 121B Main Street
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Fiona Myers 02 6032 9765
Free live music played every Saturday night.
Start: 02.30 PM, Sunday 28 August
Norong, Vic, 3682
Enjoy the elegance and sophistication of yester-year’s afternoon tea parties in our Coffee and Couverture Room.
Start: 12.00 AM, Wednesday 31 August
Address: 167 Distillery Rd
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
02 6033 2805
This August, we are thrilled to present a joint exhibition by Norma Neil, alongside local sculptor, Maree Castles.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 03 September
A ten skate park series across the North East featuring parks in the Indigo, Alpine, Wangaratta and Corowa Shires.
Start: 08.00 AM, Saturday 03 September
Address: Church St
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Mark Stephens
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 03 September
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Creative contemporary handmade products from Artist and Designer’s from around the North East Victorian Region
Start: 12.00 PM, Saturday 03 September
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 03 September
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: 01.00 PM, Saturday 03 September
Address: Church St
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Mark Stephens 0419 236 314
Songs and stories in honour of all who served in Vietnam with Little Pattie O.A.M.
Start: 10.00 AM, Sunday 04 September
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Local coffee, fine foods, home grown produce, arts, craft, handmade items, wine and barbecue lunch.
Start: 07.00 PM, Saturday 10 September
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: 07.30 PM, Saturday 10 September
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
A weekend for everyone who enjoys dancing to come along and dance a mixture of Old Time & new Vogue
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Last updated: 23 December 2015