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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

Parks Victoria Summer Program

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

Paragliding Championships, Bright

Autumn - March, April, May

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

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

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

Winter - June, July, August

Opening weekend celebrations, Falls Creek and Mt Hotham

Mountain Fresh Festival, Mt Hotham

Advanced Sled Dog Challenge, Dinner Plain


Spring - September, October, November

Spring Carnival Week, Mt Hotham
Mt Porepunkah Rally Sprint

Myrtleford Agricultural and Pastoral Show
Bright Spring Festival

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