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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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Plays & musicals

Hurt

Under the stark lighting of a hospital waiting room, Mel, mother of injured four-year-old Hanny, anxiously awaits news of her child. Alex, a young...

27 Jul 2017
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Community

The Breakfast Series

Swan Hill Rural City Council provides support to local businesses by running a number of events, workshops and programs. Tickets are on sale at the...

27 Jul 2017

Festivals

Winter Blues Festival

Forget the winter blues at Echuca Moama's annual Winter Blues Festival, a weekend not to be missed. The Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival has become...

Until 30 Jul 2017

Festivals

St Georges Road Food Festival

St Georges Road is a vibrant cultural shopping strip and in the past two years has hosted the St Georges Road Food Festival. The initial concept came...

29 Oct 2017

Exhibitions

Da Vinci Machines

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery will proudly present Da Vinci Machines in 2017. This is an interactive exhibition bringing to life 60 remarkable...

Until 20 Aug 2017

Film

St Kilda Film Festival, Numurkah presented by Moira Arts & Culture Inc.

Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, the festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on a wide...

28 Jul 2017

Film

St Kilda Film Festival, Yarroweyah presented by Moira Arts & Culture

Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, the Festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on a wide...

29 Jul 2017

Dining

Riverlights Sound and Light Show

Experience the Murray like never before, at night. Enjoy a two course buffet dinner, then watch the river banks come alive with the history of Echuca...

29 Jul 2017
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5 Aug 2017

Markets & vintage

Cobram Lions Log Cabin Market

The Cobram Lions Log Cabin Market is an outdoor market with over 40 stalls raising money for Cobram Lions Club. A huge variety of stalls in the...

29 Jul 2017

Plays & musicals

All This Living! Camilla Blunden presented by ATA & MAC Inc.

A contemporary, solo piece of theatre created in Canberra through The Hive program. All This Living uses humor, mixed with home truths and leaps of...

29 Jul 2017

Produce markets

Echuca Farmers Market

Echuca Farmers Market is an accredited member of the VFMA and held on the first, third and fifth Saturday of each month. Walk through the variety of...

29 Jul 2017
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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...

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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.

Outdoor activities

Golf

The Murray is a year-round golfing haven that stretches from Albury to Mildura. Tee off on a course along the banks of the beautiful Murray River.

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Food and wine

From wineries and hatted restaurants to country pubs and farm gates, the list of eateries and boutique producers grows with each passing year.

Things to do

Art and culture

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.