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  1. Collectors' Edition

    Friday 12 May to Sunday 28 May 2017, Katoomba

    This popular this fundraiser exhibition supports the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre’s Collection Acquisition Fund. Since its inception in 2014 more than 250 artworks have been exhibited and auctioned with the proceeds...

    12 May -28May
  2. Kurt Sorensen: Solitude is Desolation

    Saturday 13 May to Sunday 2 July 2017, Katoomba

    Drawing upon the historical newspaper account of the disappearance of David and Emily Jane Joel near Wentworth Falls in 1918, Kurt Sorensen combines experimental analogue photography, video and sound works to explore...

    13 May -02Jul
  3. Blume Illustration Festival

    Friday 26 May to Monday 29 May 2017, Katoomba

    The first festival of its kind in Australia dedicated to the artists who bring ideas to light in books, publicising, animation, merchandising, science, politics, street art and much more. A truly unique, full day of...

    26 May -29May
  4. Blue Mountains Radio Players

    Sunday 26 February to Sunday 26 November 2017, Katoomba

    Come along and enjoy Radio Plays with the Blue Mountains Radio Players. Performances are before a live audience, using mainly scripts transcribed from original performances of the 1930s, 1940s and...

    26 Feb -26Nov
  5. Winter Magic Festival

    Saturday 24 June 2017, Katoomba

    The Winter Magic Festival in Katoomba, Blue Mountains is when one of Australia's most famous towns is taken over by local artists, musicians, dancers, drummers, choirs, stalls and community. The Winter Magic Festival...

    24 Jun
  6. National Photographic Portrait Prize

    Saturday 1 July to Sunday 13 August 2017,

    Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is the first venue in The National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 tour. The exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia's...

    01 Jul -13Aug
  7. The Goon Show Live! at Yulefest

    Saturday 1 July to Saturday 29 July 2017, Katoomba

    The Goon Show Live! is the perfect comedy entertainment, with high energy and snappy one-liners that you will be quoting for days, weeks and months to come - forever; ensuring a great night… one that you will remember...

    01 Jul -29Jul
  8. Editor in Residence: Natalie Muller

    Saturday 8 July 2017, Katoomba

    For aspiring writers who want assistance and tips on writing and editing, Blue Mountains Library’s resident editor, Natalie Muller, is back. Natalie offers affordable, expert advice to writers and authors in...

    08 Jul
  9. Cello and Chocolate

    Saturday 22 July 2017, Katoomba

    Enjoy the extraordinary sounds of the cello and keyboard with Georg Mertens and Gavin Tipping in the 100 year old former Presbyterian Church, now Josophan’s Gingerbread House.Guests are welcomed with...

    22 Jul
  10. Julie Harris Exhibition: The Strip Suite

    Saturday 19 August to Sunday 8 October 2017,

    For this exhibition Julie Harris combines recent abstract paintings and sculptural pieces all referencing the same motif: the strip or ribbon. Harris has intuitively incorporated this linear element in ever increasing...

    19 Aug -08Oct
  11. David Hockney Words and Pictures

    Saturday 14 October to Sunday 3 December 2017, Katoomba

    Drawn from the British Council Collection, the exhibition presents four major suites of artists’ prints produced by David Hockney from 1961–1977. United by their reference to historical works of literature and art,...

    14 Oct -03Dec
  12. Radical Reels Tour - Katoomba

    Wednesday 15 November 2017, Katoomba

    Calling all adrenaline junkies: The Radical Reels Film Festival is back to set your pulse racing with nine of the world’s best action sport films.This year, the line-up showcases heart-stopping action filled with...

    15 Nov
  13. Summer Harvest Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: January 2018, Katoomba

    Slow Food Blue Mountains presents this fun festival with the aim to educate and entertain guests about food with events relating to the use, preparation...

    Jan 2018
  14. Six Foot Track Marathon

    Saturday 11 March 2017, Katoomba

    The Six Foot Track is a 45 kilometre trail stretching across the Blue Mountains from The Explorer's Marked Tree, near Katoomba to Jenolan Caves. The marathon started in 1984 and follows the length of the entire trail....

    11 Mar
  15. Blue Mountains Music Festival

    Friday 17 March to Sunday 19 March 2017, Katoomba

    Blue Mountains Music Festival of Folk, Blues and Roots is a three day festival of folk, roots and blues music, featuring selected artists from around the world and across Australia. In a variety of venues in Katoomba,...

    17 Mar -19Mar
  16. Ultra-Trail Australia

    Event dates to be confirmed: May 2018, Katoomba

    Ultra-Trail Australia (formally The North Face 100) is five day running festival incorporating a 100 kilometre, 50 kilometre and 22 kilometre trail run...

    May 2018

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Katoomba is a popular holiday destination in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Surrounded by the Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba overlooks Echo Point Lookout with views of the Three Sisters, one of the region’s most famous natural attractions. Scenic World and the Katoomba Falls can be found nearby, and there are also some beautiful bushwalks which depart from Katoomba. The area is also a haven for adventure sports such as rock climbing, caving and abseiling.

Katoomba and the greater Blue Mountains events calendar takes full advantage of the natural beauty of the Blue Mountains region. Yulefest is an opportunity to cozy up and experience Christmas in July at local cafes, restaurants and hotels, while the Winter Magic Festival brings Katoomba to life each winter with live music, performances, arts events, local markets and food stalls. Lastly, don’t forget the Summer Harvest Festival, which takes place in January and celebrates great local food and produce.