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Snowy Mountains & Victorian Alps

Events Calendar and Mountain Events Guide

Welcome  to the Snowy Mountains and Victorian Alps Events Calendar and Mountain Activities Guide! Australia’s Snowy Mountains region, with its vast expanse of snow-capped peaks, is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. From snowboarding and skiing to bushwalking and mountaineering, you’ll never be short of activities. But it’s not just the outdoorsmen who are drawn to this incredible destination – the Snowy Mountains and Victorian Alps boast a rich cultural heritage, tempting restaurants and some of the best mountain activities in Australia.

Dining: The Snowy Mountains and Victorian Alps offer a wide range of restaurants, from cosy cafes to sophisticated eateries. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, or a place to eat out for a special occasion, the local cuisine doesn’t disappoint.

Snowy Mountain Excursions: The Snowy Mountains are a wonderful place to explore and have fun. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or an extended holiday, this region has plenty of activities to keep you busy. From skiing and snowboarding to fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. You can also check our events calendar for the latest events and activities in the Snowy Mountains.

Melbourne Excursions: Visit Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, to experience its vibrant culture. With its mix of architecture, history, art and cuisine, Melbourne has something for everyone. Whether you want to explore the city or head into the surrounding countryside, there is a range of tours and activities on offer.

We’re sure you’ll find something to suit your needs. So check out the Snow Trip Melbourne homepage for the latest news on activities and tour packages.

October 2022

 3 October: Upper murray challenge

6 October: Fly fishing season starts

31 October: Hiking season starts

31 October: Snowy mountains trout festival


November 2022

6-8 November: Womens mountain bike workshop

7 November: National busking championship

7-8 November: Snowy ride

14 November: Mountain bike season starts

21-22 November: Adaminaby cup race day

December 2022

4-6 December: Cannonball MTB festival

5 December:Cooma sundowners cup

12 December: Thredbo progressive dinner

24 December: Christmas carols

25 December: Christmas dinner

27 December: Man from snowy river rodeo

January 2023

15-17 January: Thredbo blues festival

February 2023


1-29 February: Kosciuszko craft beer festival

7 February: Australian mountain bike series, Mt Buller

10 February: Cooma Rodeo

12-14 February: Snowies mountain bike festival

14-15 February: Jindabyne Flowing Festival, Banjo Paterson Park

18-21 February: Wanderlust Festival

21-22 February : Snowies Bike Festival, Jindabyne

21-23 February: Thredbo Fly Fishing Expo

27-28 February: Australian x-tri championships & multisport festival


March 2023

1 – 31 March: High country wine and cheese festival

5 March: Country Music Festival

6 March: Dalgety Show

6 March: Sri Chinmoy Multi Sports Challenge, Jindabyne

TBC March:  BMC Mountains to Beach Mountain Bike Ride, Thredbo

11 – 13 March: Australian Interschools Mountain Bike Championship, Thredbo

8 March: Cooma Show

12-14 March: Mt Buller Mountain Bike Festival

9 March: 3 Peaks Cycling Challenge, Falls Creek 

18-19 March: Thredbo 80’s reunion


18-21 March: Lake Light Sculpture Exhibition, Jindabyne

21-22 March: Country Music Festival, Thredbo

22 March: Mansfield – Mt Buller Road Race, Mt Buller

25-28 March: Easter Carnival, Thredbo

April 2023


3 – 6 April: Lake Light Sculpture Festival, Jindabyne

3 – 6 April: Wild brumby distillery 10 year anniversary

5 April: Gravity Girls, mtb day

11-12 April: NSW State Downhill Series, Thredbo

15 April:  Lunar Eclipse Walk, Thredbo

19 April: Mountain High Fun Run, Mt Buller

May 2023

1 – 3 May: Thredbo Jazz Festival



Lake Crackenback Resort offers a wide range of complimentary activities to guests staying at the resort. These include:

  • 9 hole par 3 golf course
  • Segway experience
  • Heated indoor swimming pool
  • Health & fitness club
  • Archery
  • Trampolines
  • 2.4km Fitness Track
  • Lake Crackenback canoeing
  • Low ropes course
  • Mountain bike skills course
  • Mountain bikes and bushwalking
  • Lake Crackenback trout fishing
  • Tennis, badminton and volleyball courts
  • Kosciuszko Alpine Guided Walks
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