East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

Get amongst the locals

You don’t need a reason to visit East Gippsland, but when you can feast at a Wild Harvest, dance in the street at a Festival or nail a PB at one of our Mountain Bike Trails, Experiencing one of our events will take your visit to a new level.

Event

Snow Dogs Photography and Retreats

Ever wanted for your dog to have their own 'Snow Bunny' experience? Create magical, irresistible memories with your dog with Puppy Tales Photography. Experience the immense joy of chasing snowballs, the peace of a stunning sunrise in the mountains and building a snowman for your dog to tear down. ...

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Markets

Paynesville Farmers' & Makers' Market

The Paynesville Farmer's & Makers' Market on the Foreshore in Paynesville features the finest produce and crafts of East Gippsland. East Gippsland is renowned for its fresh farm produce. Local producers and craftspeople take pride in what they have on offer and are keen to share it with you. The ...

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Metung Market

The Metung Market is held on the Metung Village Green on the waterfront of Bancroft Bay on the second Saturday of each month. Local stallholders attend with homegrown produce including fruits & vegetables, herbs & funghi, cheese, preserves, breads & baked goods plus homemade clothing & artisan item...

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Colin Thomas - Water Dreaming. Tears of the Ancestors

While standing and watching rain falling, Colin Thomas says a vision of the Ancestors came into his mind. The raindrops hitting the pools of water on the ground were like teardrops. The Ancestors were crying for what was happening to Mother Earth and the people. When the drops were falling down, the...

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South East NOW

South East NOW is a group show of Koorie artists with a connection to Gunnai Kurnai Country and working across a variety of mediums. Includes new work by Alice-Anne Pepper, Patricia Pittman and others to be announced. 1 July - 20 August 2022 Special opening event 5:30 pm Friday 1 July. Free event ...

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Markets

Metung Market

The Metung Market is held on the Metung Village Green on the waterfront of Bancroft Bay on the second Saturday of each month. Local stallholders attend with homegrown produce including fruits & vegetables, herbs & funghi, cheese, preserves, breads & baked goods plus homemade clothing & artisan item...

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Markets

Paynesville Farmers' & Makers' Market

The Paynesville Farmer's & Makers' Market on the Foreshore in Paynesville features the finest produce and crafts of East Gippsland. East Gippsland is renowned for its fresh farm produce. Local producers and craftspeople take pride in what they have on offer and are keen to share it with you. The ...

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Markets

Metung Market

The Metung Market is held on the Metung Village Green on the waterfront of Bancroft Bay on the second Saturday of each month. Local stallholders attend with homegrown produce including fruits & vegetables, herbs & funghi, cheese, preserves, breads & baked goods plus homemade clothing & artisan item...

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Markets

Paynesville Farmers' & Makers' Market

The Paynesville Farmer's & Makers' Market on the Foreshore in Paynesville features the finest produce and crafts of East Gippsland. East Gippsland is renowned for its fresh farm produce. Local producers and craftspeople take pride in what they have on offer and are keen to share it with you. The ...

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Paris Kyne, Master Milliner- Retrospective

"You could never call him mainstream." East Gippsland Art Gallery is thrilled to be exhibiting a retrospective of Paris Kyne's work. Born Micheal Francis Kyne, he spent his early years in Sale, Victoria. In 1999, he changed his name to Paris and in 2000 he launched ‘Paris Kyne - The Master Milliner...

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Markets

Metung Market

The Metung Market is held on the Metung Village Green on the waterfront of Bancroft Bay on the second Saturday of each month. Local stallholders attend with homegrown produce including fruits & vegetables, herbs & funghi, cheese, preserves, breads & baked goods plus homemade clothing & artisan item...

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Markets

Paynesville Farmers' & Makers' Market

The Paynesville Farmer's & Makers' Market on the Foreshore in Paynesville features the finest produce and crafts of East Gippsland. East Gippsland is renowned for its fresh farm produce. Local producers and craftspeople take pride in what they have on offer and are keen to share it with you. The ...

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High Country Caravan & RV Muster at Omeo Golf Club

A long weekend of caravan, RV and camping on the idyllic Omeo Golf Course beside Livingstone Creek. Day visitors are welcomed and get free parking. Bands and singers in the evenings, fireworks too. Market stalls, golf putting and hole-in-one competitions. Fishing competitions in the trout-stocked...

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Sporting Events

2021 Football Victoria Masters Championships

The Victorian Masters Championships is a football (soccer) tournament for men and women aged 35 and above. The tournament will be held in Bairnsdale on the Melbourne Cup weekend of 30th and 31st of October. The men's event will be a seven a side event at Howitt Park, and the women's tournament wi...

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Sporting Events

2021 Football Victoria Masters Championships

The Victorian Masters Championships is a football (soccer) tournament for men and women aged 35 and above. The tournament will be held in Bairnsdale on the Melbourne Cup weekend of 30th and 31st of October. The men's event will be a seven a side event at Howitt Park, and the women's tournament wi...

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Markets

Metung Market

The Metung Market is held on the Metung Village Green on the waterfront of Bancroft Bay on the second Saturday of each month. Local stallholders attend with homegrown produce including fruits & vegetables, herbs & funghi, cheese, preserves, breads & baked goods plus homemade clothing & artisan item...

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Sporting Events

Alpine Quest

Alpine Quest is an ultimate adventure racing experience with the best Australian teams travelling through the wilderness of unique alpine landscapes. It is the ultimate test for your body and your mind. Alpine Quest requires concentration, physical effort and teamwork and challenges your mental to...

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Omeo and District Show

Victoria's highest show since 1885. Shearing will be held Friday evening Quick Shears and Saturday competitions. Fleece judging with donations for the charity wool bales raising funds for Helimed of Vic Ambulance. There will also be sheepdog trials, wood chopping, vintage equipment in operation. A...

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Sporting Events

Alpine Quest

Alpine Quest is an ultimate adventure racing experience with the best Australian teams travelling through the wilderness of unique alpine landscapes. It is the ultimate test for your body and your mind. Alpine Quest requires concentration, physical effort and teamwork and challenges your mental to...

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Event

Omeo and District Show

Victoria's highest show since 1885. Shearing will be held Friday evening Quick Shears and Saturday competitions. Fleece judging with donations for the charity wool bales raising funds for Helimed of Vic Ambulance. There will also be sheepdog trials, wood chopping, vintage equipment in operation. ...

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Sporting Events

Alpine Quest

Alpine Quest is an ultimate adventure racing experience with the best Australian teams travelling through the wilderness of unique alpine landscapes. It is the ultimate test for your body and your mind. Alpine Quest requires concentration, physical effort and teamwork and challenges your mental to...

more

Sporting Events

Cattlemen 100 MTB Omeo

The Omeo Region will play host to the second instalment of the Cattlemen 100 MTB, held on 19 November 2022. The Cattlemen 100 MTB is a regional cycling event spanning across, Omeo, Omeo Valley and Benambra, specifically highlighting the High Country’s incredible landscape acting as a ‘teaser’ for t...

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Markets

Paynesville Farmers' & Makers' Market

The Paynesville Farmer's & Makers' Market on the Foreshore in Paynesville features the finest produce and crafts of East Gippsland. East Gippsland is renowned for its fresh farm produce. Local producers and craftspeople take pride in what they have on offer and are keen to share it with you. The ...

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Sporting Events

Lock & Load Alpine Rally of East Gippsland

In December 2022 we celebrate the 101st anniversary of the first running of the Alpine Rally in 1921. The Alpine Rally is the oldest surviving motorsport event in Australia and the second oldest rally in the world. Only a handful of motorsport events, including the French Grand Prix, the Monte Car...

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Sporting Events

Lock & Load Alpine Rally of East Gippsland

In December 2022 we celebrate the 101st anniversary of the first running of the Alpine Rally in 1921. The Alpine Rally is the oldest surviving motorsport event in Australia and the second oldest rally in the world. Only a handful of motorsport events, including the French Grand Prix, the Monte Car...

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Sporting Events

Lock & Load Alpine Rally of East Gippsland

The 101st anniversary of the first running of the Alpine Rally in 1921 will be celebrated In December 2022. The Alpine Rally is the oldest surviving motorsport event in Australia and the second oldest rally in the world. Only a handful of motorsport events, including the French Grand Prix, the Mont...

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Sporting Events

Lock & Load Alpine Rally of East Gippsland

In December 2022 we celebrate the 101st anniversary of the first running of the Alpine Rally in 1921. The Alpine Rally is the oldest surviving motorsport event in Australia and the second oldest rally in the world. Only a handful of motorsport events, including the French Grand Prix, the Monte Car...

more

Markets

Metung Market

The Metung Market is held on the Metung Village Green on the waterfront of Bancroft Bay on the second Saturday of each month. Local stallholders attend with homegrown produce including fruits & vegetables, herbs & funghi, cheese, preserves, breads & baked goods plus homemade clothing & artisan item...

more

Sporting Events

Lock & Load Alpine Rally of East Gippsland

In December 2022 we celebrate the 101st anniversary of the first running of the Alpine Rally in 1921. The Alpine Rally is the oldest surviving motorsport event in Australia and the second oldest rally in the world. Only a handful of motorsport events, including the French Grand Prix, the Monte Car...

more

Markets

Metung Market

The Metung Market is held on the Metung Village Green on the waterfront of Bancroft Bay on the second Saturday of each month. Local stallholders attend with homegrown produce including fruits & vegetables, herbs & funghi, cheese, preserves, breads & baked goods plus homemade clothing & artisan item...

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