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

The Myrtleford Farmer’s Market - Christmas Twilight Market will be held on Friday 21 December.
Please see the amended listing in the event calendar below.

Get the sunscreen ready – summer has arrived!

December is a busy month; make sure you are ready for Santa’s arrival and confirm your plans for New Year’s Eve early.

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ShareTweetForward MAJOR EVENTS in DECEMBER Bright Mountain Film Tour  |  28, 30 December, 6 January

The Bright Mountain Film Tour (BMFT) is a celebration of mountain culture and those who embrace it. Over several nights and locations, the best adventure films from around the world are showcased amongst the alpine communities of North East Victoria and further afield. Bright has become the epicentre of mountain sports with visitors from around the world enjoying everything the town and surrounding area has to offer. The BMFT is not just a film festival, it is a community celebration. The films are handpicked by a panel of local enthusiasts, all experts in their related fields of filmmaking, mountain sports and tourism. Myrtleford Golden Spurs Rodeo  |  

26 December

The Myrtleford Golden Spurs Rodeo has been running continuously for 65 years, making it one of Australia’s oldest rodeos. Held on Boxing Day each year it is a must do family event at Christmas time for visitors to the High Country area. Bring a chair, a blanket for the evening, and enjoy the spectacle of a country rodeo. And if you have a budding rodeo star in the family make sure you get on down to the Little Tackers Rodeo Training day on 15 December to win free tickets to the Rodeo and have lots of fun! New Year’s Eve in Mount Beauty  |

 31 December

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Mount Beauty United Cricket Club. This family friendly event will have kids activities, a live broadcast by Alpine Radio, live bands on the truck stage including ARIA award winning performer Nicky Bomba, great local duo Bloomy & Foz, crowd favourites Geronimo bringing in the new year, plus more! Craft stalls, face painting, table tennis and ball games and glow sticks will keep the kids busy, while the adults enjoy local food, wine and craft beer, as well as your favourites from the cricket club outdoor bar. Mount Beauty looks forward to seeing you boogie the night away with local friends on New Years Eve!Other highlights in December: Tour of Bright (30 November – 2 December) | Little Tackers Rodeo Training (15 December) | Community Christmas Carols (Myrtleford 16 December, Bright 23 December) | Bright Rotary's Summer Concert Series (30 December) | New Year's Eve events (31 December) EVENT CALENDAR


30 November – 2 December

  • Tour of Bright | BRIGHT | 

 
30 November – 29 January

  • Bright Art Gallery Summer Exhibition | BRIGHT |

 
1 December

  • Ora Holt Memorial Trail Ride & Fundraiser | FREEBURGH to WANDILIGONG | 0417 345 139
  • Mount Beauty Community Market | MOUNT BEAUTY | 03 5754 4097
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | 

 
2 December

  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | 

 
7 December

  • Brewer for a Day @ Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 
  • Fun Friday Music @ Gapsted Wines | GAPSTED | 
  • Open Mic Night @ the Snowline | HARRIETVILLE | 
  • Live Music @ Ginger Baker | BRIGHT | 

 
8 December

  • Ladies Day Out @ Feathertop Winery | POREPUNKAH | 
  • Maeve O’Meara Food (and Wine!) Safari Event @ Gapsted Wines | GAPSTED | 
  • Bright Art Gallery Café Culture Series – Bollywood | BRIGHT | 
  • 7 Peaks Hosted Ride - Hotham | HARRIETVILLE | 
  • Myrtleford Flea Market | MYRTLEFORD |
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | 

 
9 December

  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | 

 
14 December

  • Picnic in the Vineyard with Adam Lindsay | POREPUNKAH | 
  • Fun Friday Music @ Gapsted Wines | GAPSTED | 
  • Open Mic Night at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 

 
15 December

  • Little Tackers Rodeo Training | MYRTLEFORD | 
  • 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 | 
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | 

 
16 December

  • Myrtleford Christmas Carols at the Piazza | MYRTLEFORD | 
  • High Tea at The Riverdeck Café | BRIGHT | 03 5755 2199
  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | 

 
21 December

  • Myrtleford Farmer’s Market - Christmas Twilight Market | MYRTLEFORD | 
  • High Country Kids Free Christmas Movie Night | BRIGHT | 
  • Live Music @ Ginger Baker | BRIGHT | 
  • Fun Friday Music @ Gapsted Wines | GAPSTED | 

 
22 December

  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT |
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | 

 
23 December

  • Bright Rotary Christmas Carols at the Soundshell | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY |
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | 

 
26 December Boxing Day

  • Myrtleford Golden Spurs Rodeo | MYRTLEFORD | 


27 December

  • Picnic in the Vineyard with Joe Davis | POREPUNKAH | 

 
28 December

  • Bright Mountain Film Tour | BRIGHT | 
  • Fun Friday Music @ Gapsted Wines | GAPSTED | 

 
29 December

  • Picnic in the Vineyard with Nathan and Mica | POREPUNKAH | 
  • Myrtleford Indoor Market | MYRTLEFORD | 0427 272 777
  • Mount Beauty Parkrun | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Bright Parkrun | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at the Alpine Hotel | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at The Old Factory | MYRTLEFORD | 

 
30 December

  • Bright Rotary Summer Concert Series | BRIGHT | 
  • Bright Mountain Film Tour | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Restorative Yoga Workshop | BRIGHT | 
  • Live music at Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 
  • Sweet Sunday Sessions @ Sweetwater Brewing Co | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • Sunday Sessions at the Wandi Pub | WANDILIGONG | 

 
31 December

  • New Year’s Eve in Mount Beauty | MOUNT BEAUTY | 
  • New Year's Eve with Ramble Tamble @  Bright Brewery | BRIGHT | 
  • New Year's Eve @ Club Savoy | MYRTLEFORD | 03 5751 1296
  • New Year's Eve in Dinner Plain | DINNER PLAIN | 

                                                                                                                                                                            

 

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