Queen's Birthday - June Long Weekend 2017

Highlights

In 2017 the Queen’s Birthday falls on Monday 12 June in NSW, with weekend events to enthrall. Enjoy firework displays, reserve a table for the Snowy Mountains Thredbo Opening Weekend Lunch, savour delicious food festivals. Take a whale watching tour for a magical experience. 

 
  • Whale and Boyds Tower, Eden
  • Hot air ballooning, Hunter Valley

About the Queen's Birthday Long Weekend in NSW

Spectacular events, sumptuous food festivals and gorgeous natural attractions. NSW guarantees an enthralling long weekend in June. Celebrate the Queen’s Birthday in beautiful Country NSW, at Cowra's huge bonfire and dazzling fireworks display. There is plenty of live entertainment and activities for all the family.

Herald the magical arrival of the snow season at the Thredbo Opening Weekend Long Lunch, in the Snowy Mountains. You will be enticed by delicious alpine-styled food, champagne and live music. Some of Australia’s best wines and gourmet food can also be found at the Hunter Valley, which is also hosting its annual Wine and Food Month.

Fireworks, Thredbo

Follow food trails at the Central Coast's Harvest Festival, held in villages and towns across the region. The North Coast also has many beautiful attractions and events. The South West Rocks Running Festival, formally the Macleay River Marathon, in its 35th year, is a scenic riverside run along the banks of the beautiful Macleay River and back to Trial Bay Gaol.

Enjoy an unforgettable whale watching experience. You can see frolicking humpbacks from NSW South Coast headlands and on boat tours between May and November. The mild winter is perfect too for splendid walks along the gorgeous coastline around NSW's magnificent national parks.

Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains

Sublimely beautiful, the Blue Mountains is one of the most spectacular parts of the country. Easily accessible from Sydney by road or rail, visit this World Heritage listed wonderland and enjoy breathtaking attractions, events and accommodation for memorable getaways.

  1. Sprout and About Market

    Saturday 12 August to Saturday 12 May 2018, Wagga Wagga

    The best way to shop for food is to start with something for yourself. And there's lots to choose from at the Sprout and About Market - pancakes, fresh baked goods, fruit, or of course, the mandatory bacon-and-egger....

    12 Aug -12May
  2. Henry Lawson Festival of Arts

    Thursday 7 June to Monday 11 June 2018, Grenfell

    The Henry Lawson Festival of Arts is held on the June long weekend and celebrates Grenfell's famous son, Henry Lawson, who was born in 1867 on the Grenfell goldfield. 2018 will be the sixty first year the festival...

    07 Jun -11Jun
  3. Batemans Bay Open

    Friday 8 June to Sunday 10 June 2018, Batemans Bay

    The Batemans Bay Open is a Silver rated ATM Tennis Tournament with AUD10,000 in prize money. This is the South East Region's most prestigious and valuable Tennis event.There is free entry for spectators,...

    08 Jun -10Jun
  4. Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft

    Saturday 9 June to Sunday 10 June 2018, Coonamble

    Held over the June Long Weekend every year and running for over 60 years, the Coonamble Rodeo &and Campdraft is the largest event held in Coonamble and is the largest combined Rodeo/Campdraft in the Southern...

    09 Jun -10Jun
  5. Gulgong Henry Lawson Heritage Festival

    Saturday 9 June to Sunday 17 June 2018, Gulgong

    The Historical township of Gulgong is the perfect backdrop for the annual Henry Lawson Heritage Festival.Gulgong comes alive on Saturday morning, with twelve blocks of the township closed to traffic you can...

    09 Jun -17Jun

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