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What’s on in Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga events.

Wagga Wagga is a major Riverina town in country New South Wales. On the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Wagga Wagga is the State’s largest inland city and has established itself as an important agricultural, military and transport hub of Australia.  Wagga Wagga has a creative and cultural diverse community and this is evidenced in the huge range of events and festivities that run throughout the entire year.

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MARKETS

Wollundry Saturday Markets
Second Saturday of the month – Civic Precinct around the beautiful Wollundry Lagoon in the heart of Wagga.

Sprout & About Markets
Second Saturday of the month – Civic Centre Precinct.

Riverina Producers’ Market
Every Thursday – Wagga Wagga Showground.

Mates Gully Produce Market
Every Saturday –  Mates Gully, Morrow Street.

Downside Bush Dance
First Saturday of the month – Downside Hall, off Coolamon Road.

Tarcutta Markets
Third Saturday of the month – Tarcutta Soldiers Memorial Hall

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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WINTER EVENTS

Aircraft Showcase at Temora
Featuring all serviceable aircraft from the Temora Aviation Museum’s collection. Visit website »

Holbrook Sheep and Wool Fair
Three days of sheep competitions, judging and workshops at the Holbrook Sporting Complex.

Wagga Comedy Festival
See some of Australia’s best comedians perform at the Wagga Civic Centre for the annual Wagga Comedy Festival held every winter. The Winter Market coincides with the festival. Grab some tasty tucker and a delicious beverage on your way to or from seeing one of the side splitting acts. Visit website »

Wagga Wagga Trail Marathon Running Weekend
Events include the marathon, half marathon, MTB marathon, 10km fun run, 5km kids fun run and marathon relay. Visit website »

River & Wren Boutique Markets
Wagga Wagga Showground. Visit website »

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AUTUMN EVENTS

Wagga Wagga Show

Since the first show in 1864, the Wagga Wagga Show has grown and evolved significantly over the decades but still embraces it’s roots and remains on of the oldest sheep show in Australia. There is a comprehensive range of exhibits, full ring events, fireworks and large sideshow alley. Event judging includes Art and Craft, Photography, Knitting and Crochet, Millinery, Cooking, Cake Decorating, Schoolwork, Poultry, Sheep, Wool, Farm Produce, Fruit and Vegetables, Horticulture, Dairy Goats, Boer Goats, Dressage, Pony Club Events and Junior Judging. Visit website »

Wagga Wagga Gold Cup Racing Carnival
A prestigious horse racing event, attracting a top field of horses, along with a ‘fashions on the field’ competition. It is one of the region’s largest events. Murrumbidgee Turf Club. Visit website »

Fitz Live
From jazz to rap, blues to pop and even a splash of indie rock, Fitz Live is a way to experience the diversity of Wagga Wagga’s incredible live music scene across to dates each Autumn. Fitzmaurice Street precinct. This is a free event. Visit website »

Riverina BMW Wagga Wagga Food and Wine Festival
Featuring the region’s best food and wine, a first class entertainment program, and busking competition, all around the banks of the picturesque Wollundry Dam. Visit website »

Banff Mountain Film Festival
The world’s most prestigious mountain film festival, showcasing over 2.5 hours of the mots enthralling mountain adventure films. Wagga Wagga Civic Centre. Visit website »

Tolland Cycling Classic
The races follow a 17 kilometre circuit and is perfect for spectator viewing.

Wagga Leisurefest Roadshow
A huge display of caravans, boats, camper trailers, four wheel drives, recreational vehicles, camping gear, outdoor adventure and home ideas. Wagga Wagga Showground.

Gamma.Con Wagga Wagga
A full day of pop culture fun including cosplay and costumes, vendors, artists, free play and tournament games. Try board gaming, anime and animation screening room, panels and workshops, comics, arts and crafts, live acts, trivia and more. Kyeamba Smith Hall, Wagga Wagga Showground. Visit website »

Easter Family Fun
Start off the day with an Easter egg hunt followed by plenty of fun for the whole family including rides, face painting, a car display and roving entertainers throughout. Free entry. Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens.

Batlow Ciderfest
Savour Batlow’s unique, home grown range of boutique ciders and compare them with a range of regional ciders, local craft beers and cold climate wines. Batlow. Visit website »

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SPRING EVENTS

Wagga 6 Hour Mountain Bike Enduro
A 13 kilometre course figure of 8 loop through natural bushland at Pemingalarna Reserve catering to riders of all level and abilities. Pomingalana Reserve. Visit website »

Riverina Truck Show and Kids Convoy
A convoy of trucks leads to Lake Albert for a day of amusement rides, live entertainment, market stalls, trade displays and ending the night with a huge fireworks display. Visit website »

Uranquinty Folk Festival
Four days of concerts, dances, poetry, workshops and dinners. Uranquinty Sports Ground. Visit website »

Gears & Beers
Ride alone or in a group and, at the finish line, enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment at the beer and cider festival. Indulge in a range of hand-crafted beers and ciders, outstanding locally roasted coffee and the great local food on offer. Victory Memorial Gardens. Visit website »

Fusion17
Celebrate the cultural diversity of Wagga Wagga with this vibrant street festival celebrating community harmony and the arts. Civic Centre Precinct.

Little Big Day Out
A free, interactive outdoor event targeting 2-12 years olds. Wollundry Amphitheatre and Civic Precinct open space.

Annual Wagga Wagga Dragon Boat Challenge
The exciting sport of dragon boat racing that is open to businesses, clubs, families and social groups.

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SUMMER EVENTS

Wagga Wagga Christmas Spectactular
Relax in Wagga Wagga’s beautiful Music Bowl and celebrate all things Christmas. Bring along your chairs and rugs and share this night with friends, family and loved ones. Various entertainers including local artists, choirs and dance groups. Wagga Wagga Music Bowl.

Wagga Skyworks – NYE
Bring in the new year by the waters of Lake Albert. There is lots of free family entertainment with plenty to see overhead, on the water and on stage.  Free picnic spots along the banks plus ticketed events at Wagga Wagga Boat Club and Wagga Wagga Country Club.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series
Concert series presented by some of Australia’s best string players. Charles Sturt University.

Australia Day Celebrations and Queen’s Baton Relay
Several days of events and family fun held throughout the city and surrounding areas.

World Championship Gumi Race
Whether your a spectator or participant in your own ‘gumi’, this event held on the Murrumbidgee River is a festival of fun and frivolity.

TumbaFest
A jam packed music line-up plus award-winning local wines, cooking demonstrations, food and market stalls and children’s activities. Visit website »

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YEAR ROUND EVENTS

Events and exhibitions are run throughout the year at :

  • Riverina Conservatorium of Music
  • Museum of the Riverina, Historic Council Chambers site
  • Wagga Wagga Art Gallery & National Art Glass Gallery
  • Temora Aviation Museum
  • Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens
  • Murrumbidgee Turf Club
  • Cultural events and city tours run by various organisations and clubs.

Note: Whilst every attention has been paid to the correctness of the information on this page, events and dates may have changed. Please visit the Wagga Wagga Visitor Information Centre website for up to date information. 


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On the Murrumbidgee River and a short stroll to town.

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