Annual Events

January

Rutherglen Regatta
Australia’s oldest rowing regatta featuring 2 days of exciting rowing.

March

Tastes of Rutherglen
Held on Labour Day Long weekend and concluding on the following weekend, the wineries, restaurants and regional producers put on a Food and Wine extravaganza not to be missed.

Day on the Green
Outdoor concert held at All Saints Estate, combines fabulous music with food and wine.

Rutherglen Art Exhibition
Held during the Tastes of Rutherglen festival, The Rutherglen and Districts Art Society hold their annual exhibition with over 250 paintings on display.  The exhibition also features works from different guest artists each year.

April

Easter
With most of the wineries having special events for both the adults and children this is a fantastic time to visit Rutherglen.

May

Campbells Bobbie Burns Dinner
Celebrate the release of the new vintage Bobbie Burns Shiraz with the Campbell family. Join in the frivolity at the annual black tie dinner in the cellars – kilts encouraged! Bookings essential through Campbells Winery, local courtesy bus provided.

June

Rutherglen Winery Walkabout
From bands and barrel racing to dancing and dinners, join the excitement of Australia's original wine festival.  Held on Queens Birthday long weekend, this is the best time to compare, contrast and buy magnificent wines from Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Country Fair
On the Sunday of Queens Birthday long weekend, Rutherglen Main Street is a hype of activity with the annual Country Fair.  With over 350 stalls and stretching the entire length of Main Street, it is one of the largest Country Fairs.

August

All Saints Brigadoon Ball
For one day in every 100 years, a mysterious Scottish village appears in the Highland mist called Brigadoon.  Or so the story goes and to help the villages celebrate All Saints is calling for the clan to  gather, in the Castle’s Great Hall, where you’ll be entertained by the Wangaratta Pipe Band for this once every 2 year celebration ball. (Held every even year).

Warrabilla Workshop
TOP SECRET! You've got to be a Warrabilla Wines cellar club member to get in and there is a waiting list to join which is longer than the waiting list to become an MCC Member. But ask them anyway.

September

Rutherglen Wine Show
Join in the celebrations at Australia's 2nd largest wine show. Test your wine tasting skills against expert judges and sample some of the best wines from Australia's top wine growing regions.  You are invited to participate in the Public Tasting, Rutherglen Winemakers' Gourmet Dinner and the Wine Show Seminar. Don't forget the Snatch and Grab on Sunday Morning.

October

Rutherglen Agricultural Show
Stroll through the live stock pavilion and explore the colourful display of arts and crafts in the Henderson Pavilion. Experience the quality art, the tasty cooking, fine needlework and skill of the 'Shutterbug' enthusiasts. Its like the big city shows used to be.

Tour De Rutherglen
Cycle tour through the majestic old vineyards and wineries of Rutherglen and indulge your wine passion as you go. Whether you're a lycra clad, mad keen cyclist or only dust off your two wheels once a year, the Tour de Rutherglen is a magnificent way to explore the Rutherglen Wine Region.

Arts Rutherglen Sculpture Trail
Features a different theme each year, artists from the community and surrounds create art works out of easily accessible recyclable materials which are displayed at local business and vineyards.  The works of art are exhibited in four categories, inside sculptures, outside sculptures, schools, and best overall, and are on display from late October for 3 weeks.

December

Pfeiffer Wines Carols by the Creek

Unwind this "pfestive" season with a free afternoon of Christmas carols and entertainment performed by various local choirs and bands; all within the historic, century-old cellar grounds nestled on beautiful Sunday Creek at Pfeiffer Wines.  Join the Pfeiffer for Christmas on the first Sunday in December.

All Saints New Year's Eve Black Tie Dinner

Join the Brown Family for this very popular event to welcome in the new year. Set amongst the ancient barrels with fantastic food, wine and a glimpse or two of the Corowa Fireworks. We recommend booking early through All Saints Estate for this wonderful night.

Corowa New Year's Carnival
Fun for all the family with sideshow alley, carnival rides, food and live music. The first rounds of fireworks is just after dusk followed by the grand event at midnight. Don't forget to attend the annual Yellow Duck Race with the winner awarded with $700 and the three-day market. Entry by gold coin donation.

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