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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.

Mildura

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. Blues lover? Bring your harp and guitar and head along to the Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival in July.

Feel the need for speed? Take things up a notch with an Easter visit to the Mildura 100 Ski Race competition or 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.

For a bit of a exercise and a whole lot of fun, sign up for the Massive Murray River paddle. This popular local event has been running since 1969 and covers a distance of 404km over five days.

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Community

Shop Christmas, Shop Moira Cobram

Enjoy relaxed Christmas shopping with longer hours, live street music, face painting, jumping castle, balloons and a visit from Santa. Retailers and...

Until 11 Dec 2016

Sports

Malibu Series

The AWWSC will be holding the fourth leg of the prestigious Malibu Series, a New South Wales based point waterski competition with events in...

Until 11 Dec 2016

Produce markets

Ringwood Farmers Market

The Ringwood Farmers Market is run in partnership with Eastland. Held along Melbourne Street and Town Square, the market offers seasonal and organic...

11 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016
25 Dec 2016
1 Jan 2017

Exhibitions

Echuca Historical Society Museum, Stories of the past

Local History Exhibition Open daily. Regular exhibition of local history photographs and objects. The story of the early settlers of the Murray...

11 Dec 2016
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25 Dec 2016
1 Jan 2017

Produce markets

Girgarre Farmers' Produce Market

With the theme Make it, Bake it, Grow it, on the second Sunday of the month, the Girgarre Farmers' Produce Market is a true country market with a...

11 Dec 2016
8 Jan 2017
12 Feb 2017

Markets & vintage

Swan Hill Rotary Market

Looking for a bargain or unique treasure, then a visit to the Swan Hill Rotary Club Market is a must to do while you are in the Swan Hill region. The...

11 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016
19 Feb 2017

Community

A Nostalgic Christmas at Glenlossit

Celebrate Christmas at Glenlossit ,the home of Doug and Glenice Holmes for the annual fundraiser for the Numurkah and District Historical Society. At...

Until 27 Dec 2016

Exhibitions

Arts in Nathalia - Exhibition

Art Windows in Nathalia has been running now for more than ten years. While it has been successful, like everything, sometimes you just need to shake...

Until 9 Jan 2017

Community

Chiltern Cancer Cruise

A unique event dedicated to the memory of local resident John Jamison. This is a car and bike show with a difference. Please bring your car or bike...

Until 8 Apr 2018

Family

Art Buzz

Creative visual art workshops for little hands that relate to the current exhibition. Running Every Friday in Victoria’s school terms, excluding...

16 Dec 2016

Markets & vintage

Love Your Local Twilight Market

A night market on the shores of Lake Mulwala. New to Yarra in 2016. A free family friendly event with lots of shopping from mainly local vendors,...

17 Dec 2016
14 Jan 2017
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017

Produce markets

Albury Wodonga Farmers Market

The Albury Wodonga Farmers Markets is the place to spend your Saturday morning. Shop for the best seasonal fare while supporting the local growers...

17 Dec 2016
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Linger in a local museum or gallery to glimpse iconic artworks and local art, brush up on riverboat history or experience life as a pioneer.

Outdoor activities

Fishing

Whether a novice or a serious angler, come cast a line for the famed Murray cod, trout or golden perch in the rivers and lakes of the Murray region.

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Tours

Tour the Murray River and discover lush farmland and desert landscapes, red gums, historic paddle steamers, and sample local food and wine.

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Shopping

Find handcrafted items created from river red gums and pick up fresh local produce from the specialty shops and cafes loaded with local delicacies.