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. L’Etape Australia by Le Tour de France

    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...

    03 Dec
  2. Cooma Sundowners Cup

    Saturday 3 December 2016, Cooma

    Head to the Ti Tree Racecourse for the biggest race day in Cooma. Held annually, on the first Saturday in December, with the main race being the 'Sundowners Cup' - named in honour of the movie 'The Sundowners' which...

    03 Dec
  3. Gravity Girls

    Sunday 4 December to Sunday 9 April 2017, Thredbo

    Gravity Girls is a women's specific ride day lead by Claire Whiteman. A social ride, with tips from the best!Geared to offer girls a non-intimidating introduction to downhill riding in Thredbo Resort...

    04 Dec -09Apr
  4. Fly Fishing Season Opens

    Sunday 4 December to Saturday 10 June 2017, Thredbo

    Discover the lure of fly fishing in the Snowy Mountains by casting a line in some of the most pristine and beautiful waterways. Those in search of the ultimate catch can explore the snow fed rivers, lakes and streams...

    04 Dec -10Jun
  5. Cannonball Mountain Bike Festival

    Thursday 8 December to Sunday 11 December 2016, Thredbo

    The Thredbo Cannonball Festival returns for 2016!The Cannonball Mountain Bike Festival will once again will be the showpiece on the Australian Mountain Bike calendar as amateurs, rising stars and the world’s...

    08 Dec -11Dec
  6. Live Music at the Local

    Saturday 17 December to Saturday 15 April 2017, Thredbo

    Soak up summer on Thredbo's biggest deck, listen to tunes by fantastic local artists and sip your favourite drink. The Local Pub and Bistro has got dinner covered as well with a great menu available.On 4...

    17 Dec -15Apr
  7. Cooma Rotary Markets

    Sunday 18 December 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 Dec -21May
  8. Christmas Eve Carols

    Saturday 24 December 2016, Thredbo

    Join them Poolside at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel on Christmas Eve for the free annual Christmas Eve Carols.From 6pm Thredbo will be filled with the sound of Christmas carols as the local community turns out...

    24 Dec
  9. School Holidays Adventure Festival

    Saturday 24 December to Sunday 8 January 2017, Thredbo

    There is something for everyone these summer school holidays, with a program of free activities for the kids. Kids can climb peaks, jump on a bike, bounce down the massive inflatable slide, get their moves on at the...

    24 Dec -08Jan
  10. Boxing Day Pool Party

    Monday 26 December 2016, Thredbo

    Continue the festive season celebrations with a splash out at the Boxing Day Pool Party at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel. Soak up the summer sun in the outdoor pool or heated spa, listen to the band rock out...

    26 Dec
  11. Jindabyne's Man From Snowy River Rodeo

    Tuesday 27 December 2016, Jindabyne

    The annual Man From Snowy River Rodeo event has been running since 1943, originally in Old Jindabyne and now at the 'John Connors' Park Road, Jindabyne Sports Ground.The action includes Open and Novice Bulls...

    27 Dec
  12. New Year’s Eve: Thredbo

    Saturday 31 December 2016, Thredbo

    The famous Thredbo New Year’s Party is a great way to welcome 2017. Thredbo will be the place to be with a big street party and entertainment for all ages. The kids will warm up the Village Square from 5pm with an...

    31 Dec
  13. New Years Recovery Pool Party

    Sunday 1 January 2017, Thredbo

    Recover from the New Year's Eve party and splash into the first day of 2017 at the New Year’s Day Recovery Pool Party!From 2pm relax with tunes from the band that rocked it out at New Year's Eve, your...

    01 Jan
  14. Tumbarumba Rodeo

    Event dates to be confirmed: January 2017, Tumbarumba

    Tumbarumba Rodeo is held every year on New Year's Day. This is a full APRA Championship Rodeo with a host of fun-filled events including...

    Jan 2017
  15. Thredbo Fun and Fitness Week

    Saturday 7 January to Friday 13 January 2017, Thredbo

    Hosted by the Canberra YMCA runners, the Thredbo Fun and Fitness Week is a fantastic week away for the fun runner or the serious strider. With a great mix of events over eight days there is something for the whole...

    07 Jan -13Jan
  16. Kosciuszko Craft Beer Festival

    Saturday 7 January 2017, Thredbo

    Craft Beer - noun - a beer made in a traditional or non-mechanised way by a small brewery.Do you like beer? Do you want to know what is tops in hops and best in brewing? Celebrate the art of craft beer...

    07 Jan
  17. Kids Fishing Workshops - Jindabyne

    Friday 13 January to Saturday 14 January 2017, Jindabyne

    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 fishing workshops include fun lessons on fishing techniques,...

    13 Jan -14Jan
  18. Le Blanc Poolside Party

    Saturday 14 January 2017, Thredbo

    Toast summer in Thredbo in your most elegant whites.For one truly special evening Poolside at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel will be transformed into a spectacular cocktail party filled with beautiful decorations,...

    14 Jan
  19. Numeralla Folk Festival

    Friday 20 January to Monday 23 January 2017, Cooma

    The Numeralla Folk Festival is held over three days and takes in Australia Day. 2016 is the 42nd year of the Numeralla Folk Festival. The Festival is the last traditional 'free' folk festival left in...

    20 Jan -23Jan
  20. Thredbo Blues Festival

    Friday 20 January to Sunday 22 January 2017, Thredbo

    The Thredbo Blues Festival is a three day boutique festival held in various venues around Thredbo Village. From cosy restaurants, booming alfresco gigs and indoor music hall settings, the layout and variety makes...

    20 Jan -22Jan
  21. Australia Day Barbecue on Kozzie

    Thursday 26 January 2017, Thredbo

    G-Day Mate!Celebrate Australia's special day on the rooftop of Australia. Climb the iconic Mount Kosciuszko for Australia's highest celebration where there will be a sausage sizzle and classic Australian...

    26 Jan
  22. Australia Day Weekend Poolside Party

    Saturday 28 January 2017, Thredbo

    Refresh from conquering Kozzie at the free Australia Day Weekend Poolside Party! From 2pm enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, classic tunes from the band, refreshing drinks, a sizzling barbecue and splash into the outdoor...

    28 Jan
  23. DHI National Series: Round Two

    Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 February 2017,

    Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with Kosciuszko Thredbo PTY LTD are pleased to present Round Two of the 2017 Downhill (DHI) National Series.The DHI National Series is a well established event on the...

    03 Feb -05Feb
  24. Alpine Trail Running Weekends

    Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 February 2017, Jindabyne

    Optimise your trail running techniques with Trail Runners, Brendan Davies, 2013 North Face 100 Champion and Jo Brischetto, 2014 North Face 100 second place getter.

    03 Feb -05Feb
  25. Australian Alpine Ascent Triathlon

    Saturday 4 February 2017, Thredbo

    The Australian Alpine Ascent (AAA) Triathlon Festival is specifically designed to be the world’s most gruelling set of single day challenges held within daylight hours.After unprecedented positive feedback...

    04 Feb
  26. MTBA National Series

    Saturday 4 February to Sunday 5 February 2017, Thredbo

    Thredbo has been home to a National Mountain Biking Series stop for over 20 years now and Summer 2016/17 Thredbo will be hosting. This event will feature Downhill (DH), Cross Country (XC) and Cross Country Eliminator ...

    04 Feb -05Feb
  27. Ladies Mountain Bike and Wellness Weekend

    Friday 10 February 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...

    10 Feb -26Mar
  28. Valentine’s Day Sunset Walk

    Tuesday 14 February 2017, Thredbo

    Explore the wild romance of the Main Range with your partner on Valentine's Day. Share the amazing views, spectacular sunset and a flute or two of celebratory champagne on this adventure. Standing...

    14 Feb
  29. Fly Fishing Expo

    Saturday 18 February to Sunday 19 February 2017, Thredbo

    Take your fly fishing to the next level at the free Fly Fishing Expo!Over two action packed days you will learn all the skills and tricks to master fly fishing from your host Craig Daly, the owner of...

    18 Feb -19Feb
  30. Tumbafest

    Saturday 25 February to Sunday 26 February 2017, Tumbarumba

    On the last weekend in February of each year since 1997, the township of Tumbarumba plays host to 'Tumbafest' - a celebration of music, wine and food. Truly a celebration of country lifestyle, this two-day...

    25 Feb -26Feb

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