Echuca Moama Events 2024

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Echuca Moama tourism operators are excited to be welcoming tourists back to the region. This article outlines some of the major events, and local attractions to include on your holiday or short visit to Echuca Moama between February and November 2023.

Echuca Moama tourism operators are delighted to be welcoming you to our beautiful region.  After a tough and uncertain few years, Echuca Moama is once again buzzing with visitors.  If you’re visiting Echuca Moama for an event, we highly recommend you book ahead for the Echuca Scenic E-Bike Cycling Tour, the Bike To Winery Tour or pre-book your E-Bike hire.

Riverboats Music Festival: February 16- 18 2024

The Riverboats weekend in February is always a great start to the year. Set in the beautiful shaded surrounds of Aquatic Reserve, the festival soothes the souls of thousands.  The Festival line up and ticketing information for 2024 can be found here.

Southern 80: February 9 – 11 2024

The famous Southern 80 ski race weekend is scheduled for the 9- 11 February 2024.  This is an internationally recognised water-skiing event that sees thousands of families flock to Echuca Moama.  The weekend’s events start with the traditional “Breakfast with the Stars” at the Kerribee Soundshell, Meninya Street Moama.    Racing usually begins at 8am Saturday and continues to Sunday afternoon.

At the finish line in Echuca’s Victoria Park precinct, spectators will enjoy live footage on the big screen, commentary all day, merchandise and trade displays.  And there’s activities for the kids, along with food and beverages from 10am.

More information here

Opening Doors Fundraising Dinner – Thursday 29 February 2024

Community Living & Respite Services is hosting their 16th Annual Fundraising Dinner at the Moama Bowling Club.  This fundraising event raises funds for the Opening Doors Project – homes for people with disability in the Echuca Moama region.  This year’s guest speaker is Janine Shephard.  Tickets are $140 and include a three course meal and entertainment.  Purchase tickets here and support a great cause.

March & April 2024

During March and April 2024 there are plenty of activities to keep visitors entertained.  It’s a great time of year to enjoy the markets, wineries, cafes and restaurants.  Visit the local art galleries, take a drive to the Kyabram Fauna Park, Cactus Country, and the Depot in Deniliquin.  Visit Echuca’s number one Tourist Attraction (Tripadvisor) the Great Aussie Beer Shed, the Holden Museum, Billabong Ranch and of course a cruise on one of Echuca’s iconic Paddle Steamers is a must. And for some nostalgia you can book a cruise in a Flash Fairlane.  March and April provide perfect cycling weather – so book an E-bike Tour or hire an E-bike to explore Echuca Moama’s tracks, trails and cycling paths

Moama Lights July 7 – July 28 2024

Moama Lights is set to dazzle again in July 2024, after a successful premiere in 2021 and fantastic events in 2022 and 2023.  This events illuminates Horseshoe Lagoon, and is an immersive sound and light trail sharing stories from across the region through state of the art installations, projections and cutting edge moving light technology.  Tickets are available here.

Winter Blues Festival:  25 – 28 July 2024

Echuca-Moama has established itself as the place to be for heart-starting blues and roots music.  This festival is the perfect antidote for a bad case of the winter blues, and is a sell-out weekend in Echuca Moama.  We recommend you book your accommodation early, to avoid disappointment.

Previous festivals have seen more than 60 blues and roots performers from across the country play to crowds approaching 20,000.   The festival is based out of local pubs, clubs, cafes, restaurants as well as public stages in the Port of Echuca.

The country’s best Blues Musicians will fill the historic Port of Echuca’s heritage precinct and surrounding venues.

More information here

Johnno’s Run

Johnno’s Run is an annual fundraising event organised by Community Living & Respite Services (CLRS). The event includes a 5km, 10k, or 21km run, walk or wheel dedicated to raising funds for the Opening Doors Project, building homes for people with disability. This year Johnno’s Run will be held in our local community of Echuca Moama on Sunday 4th August 2024.  Find out more at Community Living & Respite Services. 

Johnnos Run Echuca
Johnno's Run Echuca Moama

Sweat vs Steam

October 2024 – a unique and iconic running event held on and next to the mighty Murray River where you get the opportunity to take on a traditional paddle steamer in a race to the finish line. Funds raised from this event go back to support our local community. Find out more about this fun event at https://www.sweatvssteam.com.au.

Pop n Pour Festival – Saturday 30 November 2024

Eat, Drink, Dance, Move on and Repeat.  A progressive festival through Echuca Moama’s Perricoota wine region – ususally the last Saturday in November.    Ticket sales open 1 August 2024.

Park Run – every week

Park Run Echuca is held in Campaspe Esplanade every Saturday morning at 8am.  Visitors are warmly welcomed!  The course is an out and back flat course – nice and fast with minimal undulations.  Many people walk the course as well – so even if you don’t consider yourself a runner, you are very welcome!
 

More things to do!

Head over to our Blog to discover more Things to Do and Places to Stay when you visit Echuca Moama.

Contact David on 0490 048 239 or send a message to info@greenpedal.com.au   Jump on a bike, go further, see more and enjoy more!  When you book your accommodation we recommend you also book in your E-Bike Hire of E-Bike Tour – it’s the very best way to explore Echuca Moama!

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