What's On in Bright and Surrounds - Weekly Program

BIG4 Porepunkah Caravan Park is located in the beautiful town of Porepunkah a few minutes drive from Bright. Enjoy spectacular mountain views, rivers, fishing, cycle/walking tracks, wineries and natural produce. Whether it be autumn - experience natures colourful show, winter - snow all around us, or summer/spring - endless things to see and do. Enjoy!

Stay, Tour, Explore,Indulge and Relax


Friday 22 March to Sunday 24 March

  • AMTRA High Country Ride | BUFFALO VALLEY / ABBEYARD | www.amtra.com.au/


Saturday 23 March

  • Myrtleford Farmer’s Market | MYRTLEFORD | www.myrtlefordfarmersmarket.com.au
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.parkrun.com.au/mountbeauty
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | www.parkrun.com.au/bright/
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | www.alpinehotelbright.com.au
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | www.facebook.com/TheOldFactoryMyrtleford/


Sunday 24 March

  • Alpine Colour Fun Run | MYRTLEFORD | www.eventbrite.com.au/e/alpine-colour-fun-run-myrtleford-tickets-50055109179?
  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | www.brightbrewery.com.au
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.sweetwaterbrewing.com.au
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | www.thewandipub.com


Friday 29 March to Sunday 31 March

  • High Country Women’s Cycling Festival | BRIGHT | www.hcwcf.com.au


Saturday 30 March

  • Yin Yang Seasonal Yoga Series: Autumn | BRIGHT | www.emilyroseyoga.com

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The autumn colour is at its peak in April.

Now is the best time to explore the region and enjoy some spectacular scenery.

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ShareTweetForwardMAJOR EVENTS in APRILMountain Bike Australia 2019 Oceania Continental MTB Championships & National Championships  |  4 – 10 April
www.mtba.org.au
Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with the Victorian Government, Alpine Shire Council, Mystic Park and Alpine Cycling Club are pleased to present the 2019 Oceania Continental MTB Championships and the MTBA National Championships. This is the first time Bright has hosted the Oceania Championships inviting both local and international competitors in the elite and junior Cross-Country Olympic and Downhill events. The National Championships return to Bright in 2019, featuring the mountain biking disciplines of Cross-Country Olympic, Cross-Country Short Course, Downhill, Cross-Country Team Relay, Trials and Pump Track. The event boasts a suite of support events and functions throughout the seven days of competition, with something for the whole family.Mount Beauty Music Festival  |  26 – 28 April
www.musicfestival.org.au
The Mount Beauty Music Festival is a full weekend of music, arts and entertainment. This is a family-friendly festival spanning across three venues (all within walking distance) and featuring over 30 artists from a variety of genres, as well as local food, wine and beer, craft markets, roving arts and busking, a children’s area, and entertainment for the whole family. Purchase a weekend pass for access to all venues and enjoy the free outdoor stage with markets, car displays, children’s entertainment, games and activities.Bright Autumn Festival  | 26 April – 5 May
www.brightautumnfestival.org.au
The Bright Autumn Festival is a ten day celebration of the wonderful autumn colours and autumn produce of the valleys of Victoria’s Alpine High Country. The highlight of the festival is Gala Day on Saturday May 4, with a market, music in the streets, kid’s entertainment and a grand parade. Other highlights of the festival include the Wandi Nut Festival on Saturday April 27, Bright Brewery Bush dance, the Autumn Instameet, the Bright Art Gallery’s Autumn Exhibition, the Metal and Wood day, and a concert at the Community Centre as well as the open gardens. For a full program visit the Bright Autumn Festival website.Premier's Active April | 1 - 30 April
www.activeapril.vic.gov.au
The Premier's Active April challenge encourages everyone to do 30 minutes of physical activity each day. It’s free, it’s fun and it’s part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to get more people active and healthy. Start small – remember every little bit counts. It’s an easy way to kick start a healthier you! Sign up now via the website and look out for the orange events below that can help you achieve your active goals for April. Participants receive a host of free and discounted offers, including 10 free visits to the Bright Sports Centre Gym and Pool, as well as being eligible for some fantastic prizes. Need more inspiration? There are lots of ways to get moving in Bright & surrounds including cycling trails (www.visitbright.com.au/cycling), adventure activities (www.visitbright.com.au/adventure) and plenty of other things to do in the great outdoors (www.visitbright.com.au/outdoors).Other highlights in April: Buffalo Stampede (12 – 14 April) | OVCC Championship Dog Show (13 – 14 April) | Myrtleford Lawn Tennis Club Easter Tournament (19 – 22 April) | Dinner Plain Easter Festival (20 - 21 April) | ANZAC Day commemorations (25 April) | Wandi Nut Festival (27 April) | Bright Fun Run (28 April)

EVENT CALENDAR
Go to www.visitbrightandsurrounds.com.au for major event listings and more!
Get active in April (www.activeapril.vic.gov.au/)- look out for the orange events below.

Friday 29 March to Saturday 11 May

  • Bright Art Gallery’s Annual Autumn Exhibition | BRIGHT | www.brightartgallery.org.au


Thursday 4 to Wednesday 10 April

  • MTBA Oceania Continental Championships & National Championships | BRIGHT | www.mtba.org.au


Friday 5 April

  • Bright Brewery’s Brewer for a Day | BRIGHT | www.brightbrewery.com.au
  • Open Mic Night @ the Snowline | HARRIETVILLE | www.snowlinehotel.com.au

 
Friday 5 to Sunday 7 April

  • Ovens River Fishing Challenge | MYRTLEFORD | www.atfonline.com.au
  • Mountain Yoga and Walk Weekend | FALLS CREEK | www.emilyroseyoga.com 


Saturday 6 April

  • Mount Beauty Community Market | MOUNT BEAUTY | 03 5754 4097
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.parkrun.com.au/mountbeauty
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | www.parkrun.com.au/bright/
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | www.alpinehotelbright.com.au
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | www.facebook.com/TheOldFactoryMyrtleford/


Sunday 7 April

  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | www.brightbrewery.com.au
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.sweetwaterbrewing.com.au
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | www.thewandipub.com


Friday 12 April

  • Open Mic Night at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | www.brightbrewery.com.au


Friday 12 to Sunday 14 April

  • Buffalo Stampede | BRIGHT & SURROUNDS | www.buffalostampede.com.au


Saturday 13 April

  • Myrtleford Flea Market | MYRTLEFORD | myrtlefordhistorical@gmail.com 
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.parkrun.com.au/mountbeauty
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | www.parkrun.com.au/bright/
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | www.alpinehotelbright.com.au
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | www.facebook.com/TheOldFactoryMyrtleford/


Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 April

  • OVCC Championship Dog Show | MYRTLEFORD | www.ovensvalleycanineclub.com


Saturday 13 April to Friday 3 May

  • Wandiligong Hall Easter and Autumn Craft & Produce Market | WANDILIGONG | http://alpinelink.com.au/wandihall/


Sunday 14 April

  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | www.brightbrewery.com.au
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.sweetwaterbrewing.com.au
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | www.thewandipub.com


Friday 19 April Good Friday public holiday

Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

  • Mount Beauty Annual Easter Art Show | MOUNT BEAUTY | 03 5754 1945 
  • Myrtleford Lawn Tennis Club Easter Tournament | MYRTLEFORD | www.myrtlefordtennis.com.au/easter-tournament/


Saturday 20 April Easter Saturday

  • Bright Rotary Easter Saturday Market | BRIGHT | www.brightrotary.org.au/markets.html
  • Easter Saturday at Ringer Reef Winery | POREPUNKAH | www.ringerreef.com.au
  • Katie Noonan feat. Elixir live at Feathertop Winery | POREPUNKAH | www.feathertopwinery.com.au
  • Bright Make It Bake It Grow It Market | BRIGHT | markets@brightchamber.com.au
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.parkrun.com.au/mountbeauty
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | www.parkrun.com.au/bright/
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | www.alpinehotelbright.com.au
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | www.facebook.com/TheOldFactoryMyrtleford/


Saturday 20 to Sunday 21 April

  • Dinner Plain Easter Festival | DINNER PLAIN | www.visitdinnerplain.com.au


Sunday 21 April Easter Sunday

  • Harrietville Easter Bush Market and Duck Race | HARRIETVILLE | www.facebook.com/harrietvillehistoricalsociety/
  • Easter Sunday at Ringer Reef Winery | POREPUNKAH | www.ringerreef.com.au
  • Dinner Plain Geebung Polo | COBUNGRA STATION | www.geebungpolo.com.au
  • High Tea at The Riverdeck Café | BRIGHT | 03 5755 2199
  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | www.brightbrewery.com.au
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.sweetwaterbrewing.com.au
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | www.thewandipub.com


Monday 22 April Easter Monday public holiday

Thursday 25 April ANZAC DAY public holiday

  • Anzac Day services | BRIGHT, MOUNT BEAUTY, MYRTLEFORD | www.rslvic.com.au


Friday 26 April to Sunday 28 April

  • Mount Beauty Music Festival | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.musicfestival.org.au
  • Bright 2019 Instameet – Autumn | BRIGHT & SURROUNDS | www.eventbrite.com/e/bright-autumn-instameet-2019-tickets-56953716098


Friday 26 April to Sunday 5 May

  • Bright Autumn Festival | BRIGHT & SURROUNDS | www.brightautumnfestival.org.au


Saturday 27 April

  • Wandi Nut Festival | WANDILIGONG | www.wandinutfestival.com.au
  • Myrtleford Farmer’s Market | MYRTLEFORD | www.myrtlefordfarmersmarket.com.au
  • North East Skate Park Series | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.facebook.com/north-east-skate-park-series-332919160130927/
  • Glow Party | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=443542
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.parkrun.com.au/mountbeauty
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | www.parkrun.com.au/bright/
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | www.alpinehotelbright.com.au
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | www.facebook.com/TheOldFactoryMyrtleford/


Sunday 28 April

  • Bright Fun Run | BRIGHT | www.brightfunrun.com.au
  • Bright Autumn Festival Flea Market | BRIGHT | www.brightautumnfestival.org.au
  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | www.brightbrewery.com.au
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | www.sweetwaterbrewing.com.au
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | www.thewandipub.com

Check out next month's events now at www.visitbrightandsurrounds.com.au

May highlights: Bright Autumn Festival Gala Day | Bright Cabaret Festival | La Fiera Italian Festival | High Country Harvest Festival | Valley Fire Festival

                                                                                                                                                        

 

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