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: 06.00 PM, Friday 09 December
Address: Lions Park
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Julie Simpson 02 6032 9015
Rutherglen Lions Carol by Candlelight
Start: 06.30 PM, Friday 09 December
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Enjoy a fun night of trivia and raise funds for the Beechworth Community Childcare Centre
Start: 11.00 AM, Saturday 10 December
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: 04.00 PM, Saturday 10 December
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Start: 07.00 PM, Saturday 10 December
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 11 December
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Over 25 local and regional producers offering an extensive range of fresh local produce for sale.
Start: 07.30 PM, Thursday 15 December
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 16 December
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: 06.00 PM, Friday 16 December
Address: Chiltern Tourist Park
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Jess Zuber
The Lions Club of Chiltern will be holding their Chiltern Carols by Candlelight event in Chiltern Tourist Park at the Chiltern Sound Shell on Friday 16 December
Start: 09.30 AM, Saturday 17 December
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Yackandandah Community Garden Food Swap. Usually with a topical gardening workshop.
Start: 09.00 AM, Sunday 18 December
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: 07.30 PM, Sunday 18 December
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Carols By Candlelight Combined Churches community Christmas celebration
Start: 07.00 PM, Wednesday 21 December
Address: Yackandandah Memorial Gardens
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Rev. Alan Kelb 0418 464 053
Yackandandah Carols by Candlelight - Featuring Albury City Band and a good line up of guest artists.Yackandandah Memorial Gardens, cnr Wellsford and High Sts
Start: 10.00 AM, Saturday 24 December
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: 12.00 AM, Tuesday 27 December
Address: 167 Distillery Road
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Kylie Barton 02 6033 2805
Enjoy a majestic sunset from the Sunday Creek Bridge with your drink of choice in hand this summer.
Start: 12.00 AM, Tuesday 27 December
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
The Pfeiffer Wines Art Show celebrates the work of local artists who have painted, drawn, sketched or photographed a winery or wine related scene.
Start: 12.00 AM, Saturday 31 December
Address: 167 Distillery Road
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Kylie Barton 02 6033 2805
Summer heralds a bounty of seasonal produce, from fresh strawberries and vibrant, colourful vegetables to juicy apricots and deliciously fragrant peaches.
Start: 07.30 PM, Saturday 31 December
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Invite family and friends to bring in the New Year with elegance and style at the beautiful and iconic All Saints Estate castle
Start: 09.30 AM, Sunday 01 January
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: 08.00 AM, Saturday 07 January
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.
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Last updated: 23 December 2015