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.


Experience how locals winter in East Gippsland as the region comes alive in a festival of light, food, music, art and culture.

Featuring more than 100 plus spectacular events right across the region, the East Gippsland Winter Festival presents one of the largest and most diverse winter festival programs in Australia.

The festival salutes winter’s long nights with pop-up events, lavish winter feasts, art installations, lantern parades, workshops, wellness experiences and more.

2024-06-21 10:00:00
2024-07-21 10:00:00