Events

Regular festivals and events in the region are a big drawcard for guests, with Mansfield, Mt Buller and the surrounding townships always putting on ‘quite the show’!
Some of our favourites are the Mansfield High Country Festival over the Melbourne Cup long weekend, and of course, Mt Buller’s yearly ski season opening event.
Others to put on your radar:

King Valley Balloon Festival

King Valley Balloon festivals
King Valley Balloon festival

Enjoy the spectacular King Valley wine region with a mass of hot air balloons launched at dawn for the balloon festival, usually celebrated over Queen’s Birthday weekend or AFL Grand final weekend.

La Dolce Vita Festival

Each Spring, taste new releases and talk with the winemaker at the cellar door. The region is famed for Prosecco, Pinot Grigio, Arneis, Sangiovese and elegant cool climate wines  (20-21 November, King Valley).

Merrijig Rodeo

Celebrate the region’s country character alongside locals at the annual extravaganza of the Merrijig Rodeo (Labour day weekend – March)

Lake Eildon Festival

Lake Eildon Festival

Enjoy summer season on the lake! (Saturday 20th February 2021)

Mt Buller Events

Mt Buller also hosts a wide range of events throughout both summer and winter.
We hope you can come and raise a glass to outstanding regional food and wine, enjoy a history steeped in alpine exploration, and a medley of music festivals and adventures in the High Country!

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