Activities

BIG4 Bright Holiday Park is situated along the Ovens River within the resort precinct area in Bright which acts as a fantastic swimming area during the warmer summer months. The Bright Splash Park is located just 200m from the park for those travelling with children with the rotary water slide on our doorstep. The Ovens River is also a great spot for fishing seasonally. The park is set upon a lovely…

BIG4 Bright Holiday Park is situated along the Ovens River within the resort precinct area in Bright which acts as a fantastic swimming area during the warmer summer months. The Bright Splash Park is located just 200m from the park for those travelling with children with the rotary water slide on our doorstep. The Ovens River is also a great spot for fishing seasonally. The park is set upon a lovely landscaped gardens that attracts a variety of wildlife in particular local birds, making it an ideal place for bird watching enthusiasts. Walking and bike trails start from the park with all town facilities within easy walking distance. The Murray to Mountains trails is just a 3 minute ride away. Our children's playground that provides fun and entertainment and relaxation for the parents and a kids club during peak periods. Cyclists can enjoy our Mystic bike wash facility. Check out our sports, dvd & games library at reception. Park activities such as Astronomy evenings, wine and gourmet tastings, live music, music work shops, alpine story telling and many kids activities can be found on our activities link. Bookings are recommended to avoid disappointment. In winter, toboggan and chain hire is available in park with daily snow reports available at reception. Enjoy one of the many festivals in Bright anytime of year or visit the local markets. Take the kids to the new Cloud9 Cinema, visit Bright Chocolate or La Blanche ice creamery or book into a gourmet cooking class

Entertainment Program

Activity When/Where Time
Blizzard Beer Tasting (over 18 years)
We are super excited to now offer Beer Tastings in park here at BIG4 Bright Holiday Park. Our first tastings session will kick off on January 4, 2017 with 4 / 8 (your choice) Blizzard Beers on taster paddles. Looking forward to summer and these guys coming into the park to spoil our guests on a hot summer day! $15 per tasting paddle. Bookings recommended.
4/1/17
Blair's Deck
4-6pm
Wine Tasting and Appreciation Evening
Come join us at Blair's Deck for a relaxing wine tasting evening. Meet the owners and wine experts to have all of your questions answered. Feathertop, Ringer Reef and Billy Button provide fantastic cool climate wines and would love to introduce them to you.
23/12, 29/12, 5/1, 19/1, 26/1
Blair's Deck
5.30pm - 6.15pm
Astronomy Evening and Star Gazing
This activity open to anybody of any age who is interested in learning about our universe and looking at our fabulous skies Requirements: Torch or flash light essential and can be borrowed from BIG4 Bright.* Stable footwear. Guests must be able to walk 500m on a dark dirt uneven walking track. BYO, binoculars seat or picnic rug – not essential. Remember your jacket and hat. Children must be accompanied by an adult. It is an amateur group that welcomes people of all knowledge levels. This event is weather dependent.
27/12, 3, 10, 17 & 24/1
Meet at Blair's Deck then a walk to viewing area (1km)
7.30pm
Finska
Come along and join in the fun of Finska. A great game for all. Suitable for years 7 years and up.
22 & 29/12, 5, 12, 19, & 26/1
The Green - Blair's Deck
9am - 45 mins duration
Live Music Happy Hour with Rudi Katterl
Join Rudi on Blair's Deck for some great tunes. Bring along a beverage and get to know your neighbour!
14/1, 28/1
Starts vary 4.30-5.30pm
Colourful Character and Stories of the High Country with Ian Stapleton
Ian Stapleton Raconteur (story teller) and author of ten books will take you through some of the history and characters of the Alpine High Country. Ian and on the odd occasion Rod Harris may also treat you to some Bush Poetry. An evening in the high country not to forgotten.
2/1, 22/1
Top Deck
8-9.30pm
Mt Buffalo Olives Gourmet Tastings and Happy Hour
Come along, bring along your afternoon drink and hear about Mt Buffalo Olives. Taste/try some lovely locally grown table olives, pastes and jams, dukkah, olive oil etc from Mt Buffalo Olives - Porepunkah.
30/12, 6, 20 & 27/1
Blair's Deck
Vary
Kids Finska (like bocce)
Come and join Heather in a fun morning activity whilst mum and dad grab a coffee in town. Lots of fun and meet some other kids!
22 & 29/12. 5,12,19 & 26/1.
Blair's Deck
9-10am
Kids Fairy floss Making Activity
Join Ian from the Sweet Retreat and learn to make your own Fairy floss. $5.00 per child
23 & 30/12, 6, 16 20 & 27/1
Opp Blair's Deck
Vary
Kids Bingo Boyngo
Join Heather at Blair's Deck for some summer fun whilst mum and dad grab their coffee. Ice cream vouchers for all participants.
21, 28/12. 4, 11, 18 & 25/1
Blair's Deck
9-10am
Kids Music / Percussion Workshop
Rudy Katterl is a legend in the local area and will be in park to teach and have fun with some very lucky kids. This 1 hour entertaining kids music workshop suits ages 8-15 which will kick their day off with some rhythm whist you can enjoy a quiet cuppa. Limited places min 6 / max 20.
27/12, 2/1, 21/1
Blair's Deck green
10.30-11.30am
Face Painting
Join Heather and Carol out on Blair's Deck for a bit of colourful fun. This is a free activity.
TBA
Blair's Deck
2-3pm
Bright Brewery - Tours and Tastings
Come behind the and discover how Bright Brewery creates their craft beers using local ingredients right in the heart of beautiful Bright. Every Monday, Friday and Saturday at 3pm. *Booking essential* contact info@brightbrewery.com.au or 03 5755 1301. Cost $18.00 per person includes tastings (over 18 only) / $10.00 p.p tour only (all ages).
Each Monday, Friday & Saturday
Bright Brewery
3pm
Walking Tours
A number of daily tours will be on offer from 27 April to 2 May 2014 as a part of the Bright Autumn Festival. These include Buckland, Harrietville and Bright Cemetery Tours and Murders and Mysteries. Costs vary from donation to $7. More info BIG4 Bright Holiday Park reception and Bright Visitor Information Centre. -Tours are weather dependent
All year round
Enquire at Bright visitor information centre
vary
Bright Markets
Make it. Bake it. Grow it. Markets are shopping heaven if you’re looking for something original, handmade, special, organic, recycled or ethical... When you need a break from the shopping, sit back and be entertained by our local performers – guaranteed to get you in the groove. We haven’t forgotten about the children, they will absolutely love the array of activities hosted by one of our many community groups. Bring a picnic rug or chair for a great family morning out! Time 9am to 1pm - 3rd Saturday every month Where Howitt Park, Bright
3rd Saturday each Month
Howitt Park, Bright (400m walk from BIG4 Bright Holiday Park)
9.00am - 1.00pm
Grand Fireworks Spectacular and Entertainment
Live music - fire show - fairground rides - photo booth - kids zone - circus workshops - food and drink. Fireworks at 9pm
Sat 9pm Cup weekend 2016
Bright Football Oval
5pm till late
Bright Spring Festival
Dazzling, delightful, delicious Gardens, markets, fireworks, restaurants, nature... www.brightspringfestival.com.au
14/10/2016
Bright
until 01/11/2016
Open Gardens and Workshops
Come see Bright's local open gardens or join in on a wonderful workshop. Contact Alpine Visitor Centre for more information 1800 111 885
15 Oct - 1 Nov 2016
Bright
varied
Four Peaks Running and Walking Challenge
Challenge yourself in this spectacular event by walking or running up one or all of our four hardest peaks. More info Alpine Visitor Centre 1800 111 885
29/10 - 1/11/16
Bright
Vary
Monster Rotary Street Market
Shop till you drop at the Monster Rotary Street Market. More info Alpine Visitor Centre 1800 111 885
2/11/2015
Bright
9am
Bright's Iconic Rod Run
Come and see the town come to life...Elivis to a T, Bop Deluxe, Poker Run, Swap meet, Glamour Alley, Show and Shine. 4-7 November 2016.
4-7/11/16
Bright
All weekend
Sparton Adventure Race
Spartan Race is for everyone and we are on a mission to get you active, healthy and excited about change. We aim to change people’s lives by cultivating an atmosphere of accomplishment by asking racers to lay their guts on the line and push their limits.
27/11/2016
Pioneer Park Bright
All weekend
B24hr Mountain Bike Race
The B24 has been borne out of a vision that brings mountain biking, the town and the tracks together to create the ideal location for a 24hr race. With the race so close to town, the B24 provides the opportunity for competitors to tailor their weekend exactly how they would like it. The tracks around Bright are renowned as fantastic and the town is a well-established tourist destination for the whole family with a myriad of sights and activities to enjoy. BASE brings these things together to provide a professionally run event in a quality setting for riders and their entourage.
12/11/2016
Pioneer Park Bright
All weekend
Adventure Travel Film Festival
Get inspired. Your chance to see the best adventure travel films ever while mixing with fellow travellers and some of Australia's most exceptional adventurers. www.adventuretravelfilmfestival.com
Feb 17
Bright
All weekend
Bright Days Festival
Bikes, cars, live music and community generosity come together in Bright, North East Victoria on the March Labour Day Long Weekend for the fourth annual Brighter Days Festival. The Festival is a free event organised by the Brighter Days Foundation to raise funds for two children's charities, the DEBRA Foundation (Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association) and SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death In Childhood). The weekend will feature free live entertainment as well as children's entertainment, a show and shine and the Harley Davidson raffle. These are just some of the events that generate funding and awareness for these two important children's charities. A fun event for all. Come along and support this fantastic organisation, it's all about the kids.
Labour Day weekend
Bright
All weekend
Giant Easter Egg hunt
Join us on Easter Sunday Bright and early for heaps of fun!
Easter Sunday 2017
Reception
8am
Tour of Bright Road Cycling Race
The biggest road cycling race in the North East.
2-4 December 2016
Bright
All weekend
Opera in the Alps
Head to Bright for one of the biggest musical events of the year
21/1/17
North East Victoria
Vary
Beechworth Music Festival
An incredible music line up from far and wide.
27-28/1/17
Beechworth
Vary

Disclaimer: Activities are subject to change without notice. Please check with the Park's reception.

Activities

  • BBQs
  • Friendly Guest Get Togethers
  • Happy Hour
  • Kids Club (refer to Family-Friendly Page)
  • Lending Library
  • Movie Hire
  • Nature Walks
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Wine Tasting
  • Live Music
  • Organised Games
  • Story Telling

What's for Kids

  • Board Games
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Face Painting
  • Indoor Games
  • Kids Activities
  • Kids Club - Seasonal
  • Playground
  • Story Telling
  • Walking Tracks

Plus enjoy the all the park facilities and fun activities at BIG4 Bright Holiday Park has to offer, and things to see and do around Bright.

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