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. 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
  2. Snowy Mountains Trout Festival

    Saturday 29 October to Friday 4 November 2016, Adaminaby

    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 attend the prize presentation to be in the draw for the...

    29 Oct -04Nov
  3. Ladies Mountain Bike and Wellness Weekend

    Saturday 29 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...

    29 Oct -26Mar
  4. 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
  5. Fly Fishing Season Opens

    Saturday 29 October 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...

    29 Oct -10Jun
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

    Friday 18 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...

    18 Nov -20Nov
  9. Adaminaby Cup Race Day

    Saturday 19 November 2016, Adaminaby

    Adaminaby Cup Race Day is a great local event, held annually in November. This is a fantastic day of country racing. Enjoy fashions of the field, there are prizes to give away, and lots of action on the race track. ...

    19 Nov
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Cooma Rotary Markets

    Sunday 20 November 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,...

    20 Nov -21May
  13. Snowies MTB Festival

    Friday 25 November to Sunday 27 November 2016, Thredbo

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

    25 Nov -27Nov
  14. Snowies Mountain Bike Festival

    Friday 25 November 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 four stages across two days.Contenders will tackle more than 125 kilometres of...

    25 Nov -26Mar
  15. Bredbo CWA Village Markets

    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...

    27 Nov
  16. 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
  17. Cooma Sundowners Cup

    Event dates to be confirmed: 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 ...

    Dec 2016
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Gravity Girls

    Sunday 18 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 industries best!Geared to offer girls a non-intimidating introduction to downhill riding in Thredbo...

    18 Dec -09Apr
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. New Year’s Eve

    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 with an early street...

    31 Dec
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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

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