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. 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
  2. Family Fun Nights

    Saturday 3 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...

    03 Sep -22Sep
  3. 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 festival stages...

    03 Sep
  4. 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
  5. NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships

    Wednesday 7 September 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...

    07 Sep -11Sep
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Bredbo CWA Village Markets

    Sunday 25 September 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...

    25 Sep -27Nov
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. McGrath Foundation Ladies Luncheon

    Saturday 15 October 2016, Jindabyne

    Enjoy a lovely lunch to support the McGrath Foundation in their quest to raise money to place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities right across Australia, as well as increasing breast awareness in young...

    15 Oct
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Ladies Mountain Bike and Wellness Weekend

    Friday 28 October to Sunday 26 March 2017, Jindabyne

    Join like minded ladies in the heart of the Snowy Mountains for a full weekend of developing your mountain biking skills whilst enjoying the pampering of luxury inclusions. The friendly and encouraging...

    28 Oct -26Mar
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Bombala Bike Show

    Saturday 19 November 2016, Bombala

    If you are a bike enthusiast then mark the date on your calendar as the 2016 Bombala Bike Show is the event not to be missed!This is the 25th annual show and some great things are in the works. Keep an eye...

    19 Nov
  29. ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

    Saturday 19 November to Sunday 20 November 2016, Jindabyne

    Australia's spectacular Snowy Mountains in NSW, with its rugged mountain ranges and iconic Australian history is ready to welcome the world's best at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships. Based at beautiful...

    19 Nov -20Nov
  30. Adaminaby Cup Race Day

    Monday 21 November to Tuesday 22 November 2016, Adaminaby

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    This great local event is held annually in November and is a fantastic day of country racing. Enjoy fashions of the field, prizes to give away, and...

    21 Nov -22Nov
  31. Snowies Mountain Bike Festival

    Friday 25 November to Sunday 27 November 2016, Jindabyne

    The iconic Snowy Mountains will once again play host to the ultimate mountain bike experience in November 2016. Hosted in conjunction with the ITU World Championships and MultiSport Festival, the Snowies are set to...

    25 Nov -27Nov
  32. L’Etape Australia by Le Tour de France

    Thursday 1 December to Saturday 3 December 2016, Kosciuszko

    The count-down is on for the first Tour de France event to be held in Australia! L'Étape Australia by Le Tour de France is a cycling event run under professional conditions for amateurs. Closed roads, a challenging...

    01 Dec -03Dec

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