Annual Regional Festivals and Events

January       - Opera in the Alps (mid Jan)

                     - Beechworth Music Festival (late Jan)

March          - Yackandandah Folk Festival

                     - Taste of Rutherglen 

                     - Rutherglen Triathlon     

                      - A Day on the Green at Rutherglen 

April             - Beechworth Fun Run (Easter Saturday)

                     - Golden Horseshoe Festival (Easter Saturday and Sunday)

May              - High Country Harvest 

August         - Chiltern Antique Fair

June              -  Rutherglen Winery Walkabout 

October       - Yackandandah Fresh and Unframed Art Exhibition

                      - Octoberfest

November   - Beechworth Celtic Festival 

                      - Yackandandah Billy Cart Race

December   - Yackandandah High Country Christmas Fair

For more details on any of the above events go to the events page at

Things to See  and Do

Berry Picking

Just a short drive from Beechworth is the delicious Beechworth Berries with strawberries and raspberries. A little further you can find a more extensive pick of berries when in season at High Grove Orchard in Stanley


- Beechworth Gorge

- Lake Sambell

- Mount Pilot National Park

see 'tours' as well for guided walks

Places to Visit

- Mount Pilot Lookout

- Woolshed Falls

- Lake Sambell Reserve

- Newtown Falls

- Beechworth Honey Experience

- Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

- Beechworth Historical Buildings

- The Spa Beechworth or Beechworth Elysian Beauty (Massage and Beauty)

- Beechworth Sweet Company


Visit the regions many famous and smaller wineries such as

- San Miranda

- Brown Brothers

- Gapsted

- Amulet

- Cofield

- Campbells

and sooooo many more


- Asylum Ghost Tours at Beechworth

- Ned Kelly Guided Walk

- Echoes of History Guided Walk Tour

- Tour De Vines

Rail Trail

Bring your bike with you and explore the leafy rail trails between the beautiful country towns of this region