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A Month in the Country - Colourful Festivals & Events

The Alpine High Country plays host to a myriad of colourful festivals and events throughout the year. With almost 100 festivals and events on the Alpine High Country calendar, barely a weekend passes without something new to do.

Time your visit to coincide with one of the many Alpine High Country's many events and festivals and share in the colour and excitement of High Country lifestyle. Here is just a taste!

For more information and a full events program visit Visit Alpine

Please note: The events listed represent most of our significant festivals and events. Some activities may not be included and it is always worthwhile checking on the Visit Alpine website. The dates here are as accurate as we can ascertain at this time. Activities are listed under the month heading as specific dates may still need to be determined. If you are planning a holiday around an event listed here, we suggest you confirm event details before you book your accommodation.

Summer - December, January, February

December
Parks Victoria Summer Program

January
Bogong Cup Hand Gliding Competition, Mt Beauty
Alpine Valleys Gourmet weekend, Bright
A Taste of Falls Creek, Falls Creek
Phoenix Cups - Para gliders fly in amazing costumers, Bright and surrounds
Audax Alpine Classic Bike Ride, Bright and Surrounds

February
Paragliding Championships, Bright

Autumn - March, April, May

March
Myrtleford Heritage Festival
Terra Australia, 7 stage mountain bike race
Falls Creek Dragon Boat Festival

April
Bright Autumn Festival
Mt Beauty Music Muster
Autumn Art Exhibition, Bright

May
Bright Autumn Festival
Autumn Festival Gala Day and Monster Market
Wandiligong Nut Festival
Myrtlefords 'La Fiera'
Mt Beauty Half Marathon

Winter - June, July, August

June
Opening weekend celebrations, Falls Creek and Mt Hotham

July
Mountain Fresh Festival, Mt Hotham

August
Advanced Sled Dog Challenge, Dinner Plain

 

Spring - September, October, November

September
Spring Carnival Week, Mt Hotham
Mt Porepunkah Rally Sprint

October
Myrtleford Agricultural and Pastoral Show
Bright Spring Festival

November
Monster Rotary Street Market, Bright
Four Peaks Walk and Race event
Annual Bright Rod Run
Harrietville Bluegrass and traditional country music convention