Events in and around Jindabyne

Cannonball Mountain Bike Festival

Australia’s biggest gravity inspired mountain bike festival returns in 2018 setting the standard for mountain bike competition with a huge line-up of supreme events and non-stop entertainment all weekend long.

Man From Snowy River Rodeo

The annual Man From Snowy River Rodeo event has been running since 1943, originally in Old Jindabyne and now at John Connors Oval, Park Road, Jindabyne Sports Ground.

Australian speed and marathon water ski championships

Ski Racing Australia (SRA) is the peak body for Water Ski Racing in Australia with its main focus on memberships, governance of the sport, insurance, competition rules, government grants, risk management and safety and the general overall promotion of Ski Racing.

Thredbo Blues Festival

The Thredbo Blues Festival is bursting with talent in 2019 for its 25th year with another amazing program of exceptional Australian and International blues players getting up close and personal in a music festival like no other.

Australia Day BBQ on Mt Kosciuszko

Thredbo is inviting Aussies to celebrate Australia Day at the highest point in Australia, on top of Mt Kosciuszko 2228m.Perfect for the family or a long weekend away with mates, Thredbo will be taking Australia Day festivities to new heights celebrating with an exciting line up of iconic Aussie entertainment and activities, offering an unforgettable Australia Day!

Snowies Mountain Bike Festival

The Snowies MTB Festival is back in 2019 with the iconic Snowy Mountains playing host to the ultimate mountain bike experience.

Flowing Festival

Enjoy a family picnic, while watching the 2KM Sports Team dragon boat race, live entertainment and amusement rides on Saturday night or be apart of the Lake Jindabyne Dragon Boat Challenge / including High Country Challenge for community teams on Sunday. Sunday’s program also features a huge range of Market Day and Food stalls and amusement rides.

Trail Run Australia

The Snowies Trail Run Festival is hosted in conjunction with the TreX Cross Triathlon Series which together make up an action packed weekend of off road events for the entire family.

Thredbo Food & Wine Festival

Chase a 7kg cheese wheel to glory, thrills and spills for all! The champion male and female will take home a 2018 Thredbo winter season pass! This year the Cheese Rolling Competition also sees the best fancy dress competitor winning a voucher.

Australian Alpine Accent

The Australian Alpine Ascent (AAA) Festival is specifically designed to be the world’s most gruelling set of single day challenges held within daylight hours. The festival includes two trail runs 25km and 50km.

Lake Light Sculpture held by Lake Jindabnye

The Easter long weekend offers a fantastic opportunity to experience Jindabyne. The sculptures are displayed in an evocative setting with the reflections of the Snowy Mountains on the lake, providing a living studio for the artworks but it is as night falls that the real magic begins. Illumination has, since the festival’s inception, been a defining element of Lake Light Sculpture, and the sculptures are lit from sunset to 10pm each evening.

Peak Music Festival at Perisher

Peak Music Festival kicks-off the start of the Perisher ski season on June Long Weekend with 4 days of cool music, snow, fun and laughter.

Snowy Ride

The Snowy Ride is a motorcycle event run annually in the Alpine Region of NSW since 2001 and has helped the Steven Walter Children’s Cancer Foundation raise in excess of $8 million for research into a cure for childhood cancer.

Snowy Mountains Inaugral Trout Festival

The committee hopes you enjoy fishing the beautiful Snowy Mountains area.

Le' Tape Australia

Since its inception in 2016, L’Étape Australia by le Tour de France has provided a new level of riding experience in Australia, combining the beauty of the Snowy Mountains, the incredible enthusiasm of the locals and an event run to Tour de France professional standards.