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 in Thredbo, Perisher and Charlottes Pass, as well as 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. Snowies Mountain Bike Festival

    Saturday 25 March to Sunday 26 March 2017, Jindabyne

    The iconic NSW Snowy Mountains and Thredbo Resort host the ultimate mountain bike experience where riders are challenged with 4 stages across 2 days.
    Contenders will tackle more than 125km...

    25 Mar -26Mar
  2. 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...

    25 Mar -26Mar
  3. 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,...

    11 Mar
  4. 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.


    18 Mar
  5. Adaminaby Easter Fair

    Saturday 15 April 2017, Adaminaby

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

    15 Apr
  6. Batlow CiderFest

    Sunday 21 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...

    21 May
  7. 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...

    09 Jun -12Jun
  8. 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...

    10 Sep
  9. Traditional Truffle Hunt at Macenmist

    Saturday 30 July to 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...

    30 Jul -28Aug
  10. Cooma Rotary Markets

    Sunday 21 August 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,...

    21 Aug -21May
  11. Family Fun Nights

    Thursday 28 July 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...

    28 Jul -22Sep
  12. 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....

    28 Aug -27Nov
  13. Rossignol Demo Weekend at Thredbo

    Sunday 7 August to Sunday 21 August 2016, Thredbo

    Test the latest and greatest in ski equipment with one of the world’s best ski brands. The Rossignol Demo Weekend gives skiers a chance to test out a range of different skis to find the one best...

    07 Aug -21Aug
  14. NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships

    Wednesday 27 July 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...

    27 Jul -11Sep
  15. Uni Week

    Tuesday 26 July to Wednesday 27 July 2016, Thredbo

    Semester one - done - tick, mid-year exams - done - tick. Now it is time to celebrate, get your gear, buddies and stamina together for a week in the snow. There will be an abundance of parties and...

    26 Jul -27Jul
  16. Christmas in July

    Saturday 23 July to Monday 25 July 2016, Thredbo

    They're dreaming of a White Christmas… in Thredbo!
    Enjoy a snowy Christmas weekend in July in the mountains with live entertainment, yuletide feasts and maybe even a visit from the big...

    23 Jul -25Jul
  17. Thredbo Snow Series - Ridercross

    Friday 29 July 2016, Thredbo

    Ridercross always attracts a large number of competitors. Riders are hunting for series points, and members of the Australian Olympic team are competing for a spot on the podium - it's always a fun...

    29 Jul
  18. Lawski

    Saturday 30 July 2016, Thredbo

    The Lawyers Ski and Snowboard Race has been held annually in Thredbo since 1990. The event is organised and run on not-for-profit basis by Lawyers Ski Race Inc, an incorporated association....

    30 Jul
  19. Rossignol Ladies Day

    Saturday 30 July 2016, Thredbo

    Rossignol Ladies Day is the perfect day out for snow loving women keen to ski with the best, learn more about their snow gear and enjoy a few laughs along the way. Meet the team and Rossignol...

    30 Jul
  20. Top2Bottom

    Saturday 6 August 2016, Thredbo

    Thredbo's Top2Bottom is Australia's longest, fastest and most iconic downhill snow race. Back for its 25th year, the T2B spans the length of the Supertrail (Australia's longest run) with racers in...

    06 Aug
  21. Cross Country Ski Week

    Saturday 6 August to Sunday 14 August 2016, Perisher Valley

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    Cross Country Ski Week is a week for all XC enthusiasts whether you're a beginner or a seasoned racer. Be part of a week long...

    06 Aug -14Aug
  22. National Alpine Championships of Australia

    Monday 8 August to Friday 12 August 2016, Thredbo

    Australia’s best Male and Female Alpine skiers will take on a strong field of international skiers for the crown of Australian Giant Slalom and Slalom champion at the National Alpine Championships...

    08 Aug -12Aug
  23. Snowtunes Music Festival

    Saturday 3 September 2016, Jindabyne

    After its debut last year, Snowtunes Music Festival is set to return this September. A killer lineup of artists is headed up by epic producer What So Not, who has played on the world's largest...

    03 Sep
  24. Thredbo Snow Series - Banzai Off The Bluff

    Friday 12 August 2016, Thredbo

    What do you get when you mix Ridercross, Top2Bottom, off-piste terrain and the fall-line of The Bluff? The Banzai off The Bluff event. Making its debut last season, this event mixes in a bit of...

    12 Aug
  25. Transfer Banked Slalom

    Saturday 13 August 2016, Thredbo

    The Tournament of Turns is back with a vengeance for 2016 in the Transfer Banked Slalom. This unique and innovative contest format rewards participation over performance and is an event not to be...

    13 Aug
  26. Thredbo Snow Series - Slopestyle

    Friday 19 August 2016, Thredbo

    What better way to showcase Thredbo Anton’s super park than having a SlopeStyle competition on it?
    Pushing the competition to later in the season has allowed Thredbo to move it back to...

    19 Aug
  27. 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....

    02 Sep
  28. 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...

    05 Sep -10Sep
  29. 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...

    17 Sep
  30. Lanterns on the Lagoon

    Sunday 18 September 2016, Tumut

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    Lanterns on the Lagoon and Sculptures in the Park is a Festival celebrating community, environment and culture....

    18 Sep
  31. 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...

    24 Sep -01Oct
  32. 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...

    24 Sep

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