WHAT'S ON IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
The Blue Mountains is a colourful place for an entire palette of seasons. Every season brings with it a change of hues in nature as well as a range of unique festivals and events designed to reflect the beauty of the months.
There's Yulefest and Winter Magic in Winter, Leura Gardens Festival in Spring, Wild about Waratahs and the Rhodo Festival (as it is affectionately known) in Summer to list just a few of the colourful events.
Things to do for Kids
Visit to do kids for specialised children's activities currently available in the region and Discovery Rangers also have school holiday special children's events program. National Parks 'Bush Trackers' program, in conjunction with local schools, have produced the Blue Mountains bushwalks for kids by kids to encourage kids to share their experience through words, poems, drawings and photos that are available at the Visitor Information Centres or www.bushtrackers.com.au
Our Visitor Information Centres have updated events notice boards, electronic information and iPad touch screens to offer instant access to current events, festivals and activities of interest.
Our accommodating team at the Visitor Information Centres will be happy to assist if your interests are not displayed. They will search information sources to try and track down any special requests.
Please click here to find out our events
Wed 1st Nov 2017 to Thu 30th Nov 2017
Birds are natural companions of every landscaped, tamed or wild garden. The Visitor Centre exhibition space will feature depictions of the flora and birdlife of the Blue Mountains environment in many genres including floral artistry, woven objects and feather work. Additional sites around the Garden will contain harmonious unions with ephemeral works in natural materials or mixed media. ...
Old Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, NSW, 2758
Wed 1st Nov 2017 to Sun 26th Nov 2017
Come along and enjoy Radio Plays with the Blue Mountains Radio Players. Performances are before a live audience, using mainly scripts transcribed from original performances of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The repertoire includes plays from such long-running drama series as Suspense, Escape and Quiet Please!; episodes from the comedy series Easy Aces, Baby Snooks and Daddy and Life of Riley; and crimes solved by Sherlock Holmes, Boston Blackie and ...
The Mountain Heritage Hotel and Spa Retreat, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Wed 1st Nov 2017 to Wed 29th Nov 2017
Take part in this pop up exhibition, marking the 110th anniversary of one of their most popular walks. The exhibition is open for a limited time only, and captures the unique heritage of Grand Canyon walking track. Learn how traditional track building techniques have been used by NPWS in their 10-year renovation of this iconic walk. The exhibition is also available for show at other venues. Contact Blue Mountains Heritage ...
Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
Produced by Margaret Davis, this event features four Blue Mountains theatre professionals, each performing a monologue specially written for them by a gifted local writer about food: Wild Oyster by Ryan Patrick Devlin, performed by Tiriel Mora; Soap Sandwiches by Lisa Dowling, performed by Shane Porteous; Onions by Amanda Kaye, performed by Jade Fuda; A Life in Ten Meals by Julian Leatherdale, performed by Andrew McDonell. ...
Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, NSW, 2758
Sat 4th Nov 2017
During the Annual Rhododendron Festival the Blackheath village comes alive with entertainment and street stalls. The Grand Parade will take place on the first Saturday in November. The Annual Art Show will be held at the Blackheath Community Centre with all items are for sale with over 300 exhibits including traditional and contemporary works. During the festival, there will be varied stalls, activities and music for all the family. Other ...
Wentworth Street, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Fri 10th Nov 2017 to Sun 12th Nov 2017
Blue Mountains ArtFest is an annual weekend art festival that celebrates the talents of local and regional Australian artists and artisans in the context of a school community event. During the weekend there is ample opportunity to purchase over 200 quality artworks and exquisite handcrafts at affordable prices - just in time for Christmas! There are art and craft workshops to take part in, entertainment to relax to and delicious ...
Falls Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
Sat 11th Nov 2017 to Sat 18th Nov 2017
Enjoy a wonderful performance with Georg Mertens and Trish McMeekin in the 100 year old former Presbyterian Church, now Josophan s Gingerbread House. This event includes the concert plus Josophan's hot chocolate shot and fine chocolate on arrival, dessert in candlelight at the long oak table at Intermission and take home chocolate. Bookings essential. See website for more details. ...
Lurline Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Sun 12th Nov 2017
Smell, buy and taste wonderful regional food at the Blackheath Growers Market. Meet the growers and producers of a fantastic array of foods. It is run between the hours of 8am and 12noon on the second Sunday of each month from February to December. (Closed January) ...
Blackheath Community Centre, Blackheath, NSW, 2785