June 01, 2017

June 8-12

TAS: Dark Mofo
• An iconic arts festival in Hobart celebrating the dark through large-scale public art, food, film, music, light and noise.
• Catch international music shows at The Odeon Theatre, MAC2 and Federation Concert Hall and dig in at the annual City of Hobart Dark Mofo Winter Feast.
• See more than you bargained for (or join in and bare all) at the Nude Solstice Swim.
www.darkmofo.net.au
June 01, 2017

June 9-11

NT: Barunga Festival
• An Indigenous event with music, sport and culture events in Barunga, 70km southeast of Katherine.
• Feature events include the Barunga Art Prize, an International Didgeridoo Competition, Story Telling Circle as well as AFL, softball and basketball contests.
• Great dry season camping for travellers and fun activities for the kids.
www.barungafestival.com.au

NSW: Bre Big Fish
• An annual fishing event that attracts more than 400 anglers.
• Help the Brewarrina Fishing Club to reduce the amount of pest fish such as carp and restock the Barwon-Darling River with native fish so visitors and locals can continue to catch cod and yellow belly.
www.facebook.com/brebigfish/

June 01, 2017

June 9-12

SA: Melrose Fat Tyre Festival
• A non-competitive mountain bike festival in Melrose where riders can improve their skills and ride trails, including national parks, they normally couldn’t at home.
• Live music on the street and at local pubs.
• Great kids’ activities including a movie night, BMX displays, family rides and bike stalls at the Melrose Showgrounds.
www.melrosemountainbike.com
June 01, 2017

June 10-11

WA: Historic Competition Motorcycle Club of WA race meet
• The Collie Motorplex hosts a range of racing events each year and the Historic Competition Motorcycle Club of WA is one club to use the 1.6km race circuit.
• See historic motorbikes dust off the cobwebs and zip around the circuit in a number of classes.
www.motoringsouthwest.org.au
June 01, 2017

June 10-12

SA: Sea and Vines
• This annual food and wine festival at various venues across the McLaren Vale wine region is celebrating 25 years this year.
• A showcase of the area’s best wine, food, beaches, tourist trails, markets and art.
• Winery tours and family activities to masterclasses and degustation menus from award winning chefs.
www.seaandvines.com.au
June 01, 2017

June 11

SA: SA Truck and Ute Show
• Love big hunks of metal? Then don’t miss the street parade, show’n’shine and truck competitions for polished prime movers, trucks and utes at Mannum.
• Free entertainment, face painting and jumping castle for the kids.
• More than 70 trucks, utes and 4WDs on display and competing for 40 prize categories.
www.satruckanduteshow.com.au

NSW: Central Coast Craft Beer and Cider Festival
• Park the 4WD and drink up at The Kincumber Hotel.
• Local brewers from the Central Coast and surrounds will show off their huge variety of craft beer and cider varieties.
www.kincumberpub.com.au

VIC: Arthur Cornelius Memorial car race
• The Wahgunyah Speedway in Wahgunyah will host a range of speedway events including the Wahgunyah Automotive 1000 and Arthur Cornelius Memorial race.
• Production sedan competition, V8 Super Modifieds  and round three of the
Victorian sports track championship, GOSA track championship, the VSC junior
track championship and ladies track championship.
• A Humpy Holden demonstration.
www.wahgunyahspeedway.com

June 01, 2017

June 17

VIC: Bellarine Community Farmers’ Market
• Stock up your travelling larder with local produce at this community market at Ocean Grove Park, around 1.5 hours from Melbourne.
• Check out the Shared Community Stall, whereby small scale producers collaborate on one volunteer-run stall.
• Buskers provide entertainment and there’s a Kids Corner Marquee with cool stuff for the younger crowd to do.
0418 141 208

QLD: Teebar Rodeo and Campdraft 2017
• Cowboys and cowgirls welcome to this rodeo with a campdraft, ute muster, amusement rides, live entertainment, competitions and displays.
• This an annual community event is held on the grounds at Teebar, 50km west of Maryborough.
www.facebook.com/TeebarShowSportsAssoc/

June 01, 2017

June 23-25

VIC: Waranga Winter Film Festival
• Take a night off from the campfire and enjoy films each night screening at Rushworth Town Hall, High Street, Rushworth.
• Check out the memorabilia from the Shepparton Drive-In which closed in 2005.
www.facebook.com/warangawinterfestival
June 01, 2017

June 24

TAS: Epping Forest Market
• Held in the grounds of the Epping Forest Hall, stalls offer local produce, homemade cakes, books, jewellery, plants as well as bric-a-brac.
• Held the second and fourth Saturday of each month, starting at 8am and running until 2 pm.
www.northernmidlands.gov.tas.au
June 01, 2017

July 1

QLD: Winter Harvest Festival
• An annual event to celebrate and enjoy the food and wine produced in Queensland’s Scenic Rim, held at the Aratula Community Sports Complex.
• Sample the goods with tasting plates, wines and fresh produce on sale.
• A highlight of the day is the Tractor Pulling Competition, which pits teams against a 12-tonne tractor.
www.eatlocalweek.com.au