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Known for its vibrant communities and packed calendar of events, The Murray plays host to a whole host of high profile events throughout the year. Join in the fun and frivolity at music and food and wine festivals, sporting events and art exhibitions.

Travel up to Mildura early in the year for the Murray River International Music Festival and the Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival and catch some of the creative energy buzzing around this art-loving town. For the literary types, the Mildura Writers Festival in July is a must. September brings the Mildura Country Music Festival, Australia's biggest showcase of independent country music artists. The Mildura Jazz, Food and Wine Festival in November combines the best of Australian modern and traditional jazz with the opportunity to sample the region's fine wines. Lastly, the biennial Mildura Palimpsest is a visual arts event that promotes artists' engagement with the cultural and natural environment of the Mildura and Murray Darling region.

Rev it up
Take the opportunity to catch some of the country's big names alongside local heroes at The Riverboats Music Festival, held beside the river each February in Echuca-Moama. Feel the need for speed? Take things up a notch with a visit to the Club Marine Southern 80 in February, the largest waterskiing race in the world with over 40,000 spectators.

In the pond, on the greens
In December, try your luck at the Cod Opening Classic, Australia's largest inland fresh water fishing competition or head to Corowa for the Murray Golf Masters, held over three days and attracting the best amateur golfers in the region.


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Delinquent Angel: John Perceval's Ceramic Angels

28 Aug - 23 Nov 2014


John Perceval AO is one of Australia's most celebrated artists renowned for his radicalism, expressiveness and prolific output, along with his...

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The Southern Stars - The Australian Independent Country Music Awards

The Southern Stars - The Australian Independent Country Music Awards

4 Sep 2014

Mildura West

The Southern Stars - The Australian Independent Country Music Awards organised by Mildura Country Music Festival. Enjoy the best of Country Music,...

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Mildura Revisited: Sculptures Exhibited 1961-1978

5 Sep 2014 - 26 Jan 2015


Curated by Ken Scarlett, Mildura Revisited: Sculptures Exhibited 1961-1978 will focus attention on the Mildura Sculpture Triennials and the influence...

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6 Sep 2014

Mildura West

Food is a play co-produced by Force Majeure and Belvoir by Steve Rodgers, directed by Kate Champion and Steve Rodgers. On a stretch of Australian...

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ANPA Piano in Field

Australian National Piano Award

8 - 13 Sep 2014


From $10 - $100

Who will be this year's rising star of the piano? 12 of Australia's finest next generation pianists, aged between 21-35 years will compete for...

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Spring Into Nature Kotta

12 Sep 2014


Nature enthusiasts will get the chance to visit one of Trust for Nature's protected grassland reserves on the Northern Plains near Kotta, west of...

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Music on the Murray

Music on Murray - Mark Seymour & The Undertow

13 Sep 2014


From $20 - $49.50

Moama on Murray Resort is proud to present Mark Seymour and the Undertow live under the gums this Spring. The event will be supported by local...

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150 Years of Rail to Echuca Celebration

20 Sep 2014


This year Echuca celebrates 150 Years of Rail. In 1864 the railway line was extended from Bendigo to Echuca, connecting the town and the riverboat...

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KidsFest Entry

KidsFest 2014

20 - 21 Sep 2014


From $2 - $2

SPC Ardmona KidsTown is the home of North East Victoria's biggest children's outdoor festival, KidsFest 2014. Come and experience a festival plays...

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Quambatook Cup Day - Swan Hill

22 Sep 2014

Swan Hill

This is a great day out for the whole family with live entertainment, fashions on the field and great racing action to keep you entertained. The day...

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