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 various festivals and events.
January - Opera in the Alps in Beechworth
March - Yackandandah Folk Festival, Chiltern Pro Rodeo, A Day on the Green Rutherglen, Terra Australis Mountain Bike Epic in Beechworth and surrounds,
April - Golden Horseshoes Festival (Easter) in Beechworth
May - Drive Back in Time, Rutherglen Cycling Classic, Beechworth Harvest Celebration
June - Rutherglen Winery Walkabout, Rutherglen Country Fair
July - Kerferd Oration in Beechworth
August - Ned Kelly Weekend in Beechworth, Kelly Country Pick in Beechworth
September - Spring Migration Festival in Yackandandah and surrounds, Rutherglen Wine Show
October - Chiltern Ironbark Festival, Green Living Sustainability Fair in Rutherglen
November - Beechworth Celtic Festival, Yackandandah Billy Cart Race.