Festivals
Upper Hunter Country
Aberdeen Highland Games

Jefferson Park, ,

The Games are a gathering of bands, clans, dancers, heavy events competitors, state, interstate and local tug-of-war teams, Scottish and Celtic stall holders from Sydney and regional New South Wales and interstate to celebrate the Scottish history of the ...
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Telephone02 6540 1300
Blue Heeler Film Festival

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The Blue Heeler Film Festival will provide a series of film screenings over the April school holidays, a short film competition in three categories and the opportunity to vote for the Australian actor you think best reflects the character of the Muswellbr ...
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King of the Ranges Stockman's Challenge & Bush Festival

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A key event on the Upper Hunter Calendar heralding the start of the Horse Festival and presenting the premier Stockman’s Challenge in NSW. Inspired by tales of local 1930’s stockman Archie “Bung” McInnes (known as the “King of the “Ranges”) this event is ...
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Telephone02 6546 6446
Merriwa's Festival of the Fleeces

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Come to Merriwa on the 11th of June and see the sheep dressed in Red Socks running the main street, watch the blade shearer as he shows his skills taking the fleece through to today’s shearer with his motor run blades. With rides, art show, games, team pe ...
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Telephone02 6521 7046
Muswellbrook Carnivale in Spring

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Carnivale is jam-packed with a host of exciting events and entertainment all throughout Spring – from August to early December every year. Market days Upper Hunter Racing and Country Cup race meetings Art and Craft Thrill-a-minute motor bike races ...
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Telephone02 6541 4050
Scone Writers Festival

, , , 2337

The Writers Festival will feature a number of exciting events across the October Long Weekend. Some of these include: Jane Rutter ‘An Irish Fantasy’ – playing at Gundy Soldiers Memorial Hall, 7pm Saturday 4th October. This will be a not-to-be-misse ...
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St Heliers Heavy Horse Field Days

St Heliers Exhibition Ground, McCullys Gap Road, , 2333

Bring the kids and see how they did it in Granddad's day... The horses compete in show ring classes, ploughing, log snigging, pumpkin snatch, slide and vehicle obstacle courses. Great entertainment assured for competitors and spectators alike! On Sunday ...
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Telephone02 4572 2541
Upper Hunter Wine and Food Affair

Ogilvie Street, ,

The Hunter's best street party! Ogilvie Street, the main street of Denman, is transformed for the day with over 40 stalls featuring gourmet food from some of the top restaurants in the Hunter, delicious local gourmet food, and of course award winning win ...
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Telephone0412 551 438