Arts, culture and heritage in Yass
This historic country town is the home of explorer Hamilton Hume. Discover heritage treasures along the town's Historic Walk and Drive; you can even follow in the footsteps of explorers on the Hume and Hovell Walking Track.
Nestled in the picturesque Yass Valley on the banks of the Yass River, the township of Yass is within easy reach of Sydney and Canberra. Its rich colonial history is evident in the enduring architecture and heritage locations.
Yass is also the perfect base from which to explore the many natural attractions and country towns in the Yass Valley area. Hunt out adventurous activities, such as mountain trail horseriding, bushwalking and caving. At Wee Jasper Reserves, you can go camping, fishing, swimming, walking or picnicking.
The Yass Valley area produces an abundance of cool-climate produce and is a renowned food and wine destination. Taste the offerings of Canberra district wineries or visit the fantastic local restaurants.
Don't forget to check the events calendar for farmers markets, festivals, feasts and field days.
Friday 23 October to Monday 26 October 2015
Dragon Dreaming Festival Whether you are coming from around
Saturday 10 October 2015 to Saturday 14 October 2017
Yass Relay for Life Relay for Life is a community fundr
Saturday 17 October 2015 to Saturday 16 January 2016
Yass Farmers Markets If you are looking for a fresh appr
Interior of Globe Inn in Yass, part of the Poacher's Way
Wine cellar, Yass Valley. Image: Don Fuchs; Destination NSW
Cooma Cottage in Yass. Image Capital Country Tourism
Yass countryside. Image Yass Valley Council