Snowy Mountains Events

Events in the Snowy Mountains

Known as a premier winter holiday destination, the Snowy Mountains also hosts an array of exciting activities and events year-round that appeal to a wide range of tastes and interests.

Monthly markets featuring crafts, vintage clothing and fresh produce are local favourites. The region also has a thriving arts and culture scene with several exhibitions showcasing talented local artists.

The Snowy Mountains’ diverse terrain lends itself to be a great sports destination. There are skiing events during the winter and fishing contests in the warmer months.

The beautiful natural scenery of the Snowy Mountains area also makes it a convenient meeting destination attracting conferences, festivals, shows, culinary events and fairs catering to audiences from all across the country.

Choose from a wide variety of accommodation available for visitors in the Snowy Mountains and stop by a local visitors centre for most up to date information on activities and events taking place in the region.

A scenic sanctuary and alpine escape, the Snowy Mountains region is a showcase of the panoramic beauty found in New South Wales.

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  1. Australian X-Tri Championships & Multisport Festival

    Saturday 25 March to Sunday 26 March 2017, Jindabyne

    The Australian Cross Triathlon (X-Tri) Championships and MultiSport Festival is based in the spectacular Snowy Mountains taking in all the natural beauty of the region. Indulge your passion for all things 'Off Road'...

    25 Mar -26Mar
  2. Cooma Show

    Saturday 11 March 2017, Cooma

    Welcome to the Snowy Hydro Cooma Show. This year, as usual, there will be great events to entertain the whole family.In the main arena show jumping, horse ring events, yard dog trials, tree felling, woodchop...

    11 Mar
  3. Bombala Show

    Saturday 18 March 2017, Bombala

    The Bombala Show is a truly traditional country show offering a unique experience for people of all ages and showcases the local regions produce and country hospitality.This wonderful day and night...

    18 Mar
  4. Adaminaby Easter Fair

    Saturday 15 April 2017, Adaminaby

    Held every Easter Saturday, the Adaminaby Easter Fair is a day for the whole familyHighlights include market and food stalls, Easter Bunny and Easter Bonnet Parade, dog high jump, tug-of-war, cooee, pie...

    15 Apr
  5. Batlow CiderFest

    Saturday 20 May 2017, Batlow

    The Batlow CiderFest street party is a festival of celebration. It occurs at the end of the apple harvest and gives growers, cider producers, locals and visitors, a chance to enjoy the autumn weather and tones before...

    20 May
  6. Peak Festival Perisher

    Friday 9 June to Monday 12 June 2017, Perisher Valley

    The Peak Festival is back in 2017! The festival will celebrate the opening weekend of the 2017 snow season at Perisher Valley. Over four days, the Peak Festival will feature concerts over several venues in the unique...

    09 Jun -12Jun
  7. Thredbo Corona Concert Series

    Saturday 10 September 2016, Thredbo

    Corona has partnered with Thredbo to bring snow-goers and music-lovers a line-up of killer performances in 2016.Under the alpine sky in Thredbo's Village Square some of the best Aussie acts will take to the...

    10 Sep
  8. Traditional Truffle Hunt at Macenmist

    Sunday 28 August 2016, Cooma

    A truffle hunt takes place on a winter morning with a dog leading the way. When a truffle is found it is extracted from its subterranean home in true archaeological-style using small tools and brushes. After...

    28 Aug
  9. Cooma Rotary Markets

    Sunday 18 September to Sunday 21 May 2017, Cooma

    The Cooma Rotary Markets are held on the third Sunday of every month. The markets have up to 50 stalls supplying a variety of merchandise including craft, vegetables, nursery, garden implements,...

    18 Sep -21May
  10. Family Fun Nights

    Thursday 1 September to Thursday 22 September 2016, Thredbo

    A highlight of the week in Thredbo is the Thredbo Family Fun Night that incorporates the ever popular and always bright and sparkly Kids Flare Run. Every Thursday, the fun kicks off with kid's entertainment...

    01 Sep -22Sep
  11. Bredbo CWA Village Markets

    Sunday 28 August to Sunday 27 November 2016, Cooma

    Bredbo CWA Village Markets are held on the fourth Sunday of the month from 9am to 3pm in the Community Hall and grounds. The wide range of indoor and outdoor stalls has all manner of goods to buy. Local arts and...

    28 Aug -27Nov
  12. NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships

    Sunday 28 August to Sunday 11 September 2016, Thredbo

    The Interschools Snowsports Championships encourages students of all abilities and levels to compete for their school in a competitive snowsports competition. Students can compete in up to seven snow sports...

    28 Aug -11Sep
  13. Thredbo Snow Series – Big Air

    Friday 2 September 2016, Thredbo

    The Thredbo Big Air site sets the location for the last stop of the 2016 Snow Series. The terrain park team push up that final pile of snow and shape a jump for all level and abilities. The UE Snowcat will...

    02 Sep
  14. One Hit Wonder Mountain Festival

    Monday 5 September to Saturday 10 September 2016, Thredbo

    One Hit Wonder Festival is back again in Thredbo for one week of the best Big Air skiing and the biggest on snow parties in Australia. The AFP (Association of Freeskiing Professionals) Big Air competition will crown a...

    05 Sep -10Sep
  15. Rad Sausage Fest

    Saturday 17 September 2016, Thredbo

    It’s heating up outside and it’s time to bring everyone together for an extremely fun day in the Anton’s Park at Thredbo Resort.Come and enjoy a custom park set-up that runs top to bottom including more...

    17 Sep
  16. Lanterns on the Lagoon

    Saturday 24 September 2016, Tumut

    Lanterns on the Lagoon and Sculptures in the Park is a Festival celebrating community, environment and culture. Lanterns on the Lagoon features a sculpture competition, the sculptures being created from...

    24 Sep
  17. September Kids Snow Festival

    Saturday 24 September to Saturday 1 October 2016, Thredbo

    The Kids Snow Festival take place for families during the school holiday's and is a must for any family wanting their kids to experience a snow holiday. With parties, events, kids flare runs and entertainment the kids...

    24 Sep -01Oct
  18. Thredbo Pond Skim

    Saturday 24 September 2016, Thredbo

    Don your best fancy dress outfit and take on Thredbo’s Pond Skim Challenge. Competitors will strap into their skis or snowboards and take on the 30 metre long ‘pond’ set up at the bottom of the Cruiser area. There’s...

    24 Sep
  19. Upper Murray Challenge

    Saturday 1 October 2016, Khancoban

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    The Upper Murray Challenge is Australia's most scenic and challenging one day multisport race for individuals and relay teams, consisting of a 38 kilometre...

    01 Oct
  20. Oktoberfest Jindabyne

    Saturday 1 October 2016, Jindabyne

    Oktoberfest, at the Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery, is an event not too be missed for the October Long Weekend. German beers, pretzels and German food will be included in daily specials! Dress up in your finest...

    01 Oct
  21. Kids Fishing Workshops

    Sunday 2 October to Monday 3 October 2016, Jindabyne

    ***LATEST EVENT DETAILS ARE YET TO BE CONFIRMED***NSW Fisheries runs four hour kids fishing workshops for 8-14 year olds. The kids learn how fish responsibly in a safe and fun environment.NSW DPI...

    02 Oct -03Oct
  22. Hume Hovell Ultra

    Monday 17 October 2016, Tumbarumba

    October 2016 - Hume Hovell Ultra - Located in the stunning Snowy Mountains, the Hume Hovell Ultra will challenge your ability as well as inspire your success. Run with the wild brumbies, past pioneer cottages and...

    17 Oct
  23. Batlow Apple Blossom Festival

    Saturday 15 October 2016, Batlow

    Celebrate the arrival of spring in Australia's most renowned apple growing region at the Batlow Apple Blossom Festival. Food, market stalls, live music, photography, art and wonderful old fashioned apple...

    15 Oct
  24. Rosewood Country Round Up Music Festival

    Wednesday 19 October to Sunday 23 October 2016, Tumbarumba

    Rosewood Country Round Up Music Festival is a week of country fun and music with bush camping and entertainment held at Rosewood near Tumbarumba. The event is held at the Rosewood Golf Club. Guest artists will be...

    19 Oct -23Oct
  25. Tumbarumba Tastebuds

    Saturday 29 October to Sunday 30 October 2016, Tumbarumba

    Tumbarumba Tastebuds - a lush spring affair to showcase the best of Tumbarumba's food and produce. Explore Tumbarumba's premium quality vineyards and cellar doors with free wine tasting at unique venues oozing charm,...

    29 Oct -30Oct
  26. Walking Season Opens

    Saturday 29 October 2016, Thredbo

    The Kosciuszko walking season gives you the chance to experience the Kosciuszko Main Range at its summery best. The fresh alpine air is filled with the sweet scent of wildflowers that emblazon the landscape and the...

    29 Oct
  27. Snowy Mountains Trout Festival

    Monday 31 October to Sunday 6 November 2016, Adaminaby

    ***Latest event details are yet to be confirmed***This year will be the 43rd year of the Yamaha / Freshwater Fishing Snowy Mountains Trout Festival.All you have to do is enter this years event and...

    31 Oct -06Nov
  28. Alpine Trail Running Weekends

    Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 February 2017, Jindabyne

    Optimise your trail running techniques with Trail Runners, Brendan Davies, 2013 North Face 100 Champion and Jo Brischetto, 2014 North Face 100 second place getter.

    03 Feb -05Feb
  29. Snowy Ride

    Friday 4 November to Sunday 6 November 2016, Jindabyne

    The Snowy Ride is a motorcycle event run annually with the aim of involving motorcycle riders from all over Australia to raise money for Childhood Cancer Research. It's an opportunity for riders to enjoy a weekend...

    04 Nov -06Nov
  30. Australian National Busking Championships

    Saturday 5 November 2016, Cooma

    The Australian National Busking Championships (ANBC) is now in it's fourth year. The event is held in the picturesque town of Cooma, gateway to the Snowy Mountains in Southern NSW.The ANBC is a different...

    05 Nov
  31. Annual Bredbo Sheep Dog Trials

    Friday 18 November to Sunday 20 November 2016, Cooma

    This is grazier country so dog trials are part of the scene. Held over three days there are a number of categories from novice through to open championships. Come and experience a taste of country life and watch the...

    18 Nov -20Nov
  32. Mountain Bike Season Opening

    Saturday 19 November 2016, Thredbo

    The 2016/17 Mountain Bike Season opens on Saturday, 19 November with a mountain of mountain biking experiences. Thredbo is one of Australia's premier mountain biking destinations and this summer it takes freeriding...

    19 Nov

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